BCECE 2022: Application Form (from 20 May), Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus

BCECE 2022: Application Form (from 20 May), Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus

BCECE 2022: Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examinations Board (BCECEB) is the respective authority which organized BCECE every year. BCECE 2022, officially Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination is a state level entrance test held for admission to Engineering/ Technology, Pharmacy or Agricultural Science courses in the participating colleges of Bihar. The exam will be conducted in two stages i.e. Stage 1 and Stage 2. Only, the stage 1 qualifying candidate will be allowed to appear in Stage 2. The final admission will be done on the basis of BCECE Stage II merit. It is being notified that the BCECE Stage 1 will be held in the month of June 2022 and application form of the same will be available from 20th May 2022. The stage 2 will be held most likely in May 2022. Through this post, candidates can check complete details about BCECE 2022.

Latest Update: BCECE 2022 application form will be available online from 20th May 2022 onwards.

Important dates for BCECE 2022

Below, we are listing the official dates of BCECE 2022 exam.

Events Dates
BCECE Application form 2022 will available from 17th May 2022 20th May 2022
Deadline for online application submission 6th June 2022
Last date for BCECE 2022 application fee payment through Challan 8th June 2022
Closing of fee payment through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net banking 9th June 2022
Facility for correction in BCECE 2022 Application Form 10th to 12th June 2022
Admit Card for BCECE 2022 (Stage 1) available from Will be notified soon
Date of examination Will be notified soon

Eligibility criteria

Candidates should ensure that they fulfill the prescribed eligibility criteria before applying for the BCECE exam 2022. Eligibility criteria for BCECE 2022 are as furnished below:


Candidate should be an Indian National and has a domicile of Bihar.

Age Limit

There is no minimum age requirement for engineering and pharmacy courses. However, if candidates want admission in college outside the state under Bihar category, they have to satisfy the required age criteria as prescribed by such college or institution.

Educational qualification

For Engineering and Technology: Candidate should have passed 10+2 (or equivalent) examination with Physics, Mathematics and any one of the subjects from Biotechnology/ Chemistry/ Animal Science/ Technical Vocational with scoring minimum of 45% marks (40% marks for reserved category)

For Pharmacy: Candidates should have passed 10+2 (or equivalent) examination with Physics and Chemistry along with any one of the subjects Biotechnology/ Mathematics/ Animal Science/ Technical Vocational scoring no less than 45% marks (40% marks in case of reserved category).

BCECE 2022 Application Form: How to apply?

Before applying, candidates must check the eligibility criteria and read the instructions carefully.  The step wise instructions to fill the BCECE application form 2022 are listed below:

Step 1: Go to the official website and click on online registration link. Register yourself by entering some basic details. On the successful registration, a registration number and password will be sent to the candidate’s registered email address and mobile number.

Step 2: After that, candidates have to pay an application fee for appearing in the exam. The subject wise application fee for different category is listed below:

Subject Group Category Application Fee
PCM or PCMB Unreserved Rs. 1000
SC/ ST/ DQ Rs. 500
Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology (PCMB) Unreserved Rs. 1100
SC/ ST/ DQ Rs. 550

Payment mode: The application fee can be paid either online through credit/ debit card/ net banking or offline through e-challan.

Step 3: At this stage, candidates have to fill all the required personal details. Thereafter proceed with the uploading scanned images of photograph and signature.

Step 4: Enter the academic details as asked in the form. Review the complete application form carefully and click the submit button to confirm the final submission of form.

Step 5: Candidate should take two printouts of the application form and submit one copy along with other relevant documents to the following address:

Controller of Examination,

B.C.E.C.E. Board,

I.A.S. Association Building,

Near Patna Airport, P.O.-B.V.College,

Patna – 800014

Admit card

The authority will issue BCECE 2022 Admit Card only to the eligible and successfully registered candidates. Candidates can download their admit card by visiting the official website of the conducting authority. Applicants should take the printout of admit card and paste their passport size photograph on it and bring the same at the examination center on the exam date.

Examination pattern

BCECE 2022 will be held in offline mode i.e. pen and paper-based test. It is organized in two stages and candidates have to qualify both the stages in order to participate in the counseling process. The medium of question paper is both English and Hindi. The exam will comprise objective type questions. Below, candidates can check the details of BCECE 2022 exam pattern for both stages:

Stage 1

Type of questions Multiple choice type
Sections 4 i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology
Number of Questions 50 questions in each section
Exam duration 2 hours and 15 minutes
Marking scheme +4 marks for every correct response
Negative marking -1 for each wrong answer

Stage 2

Type of questions Multiple choice type
Sections 4 i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology
Number of Questions 100 questions in each section
Exam duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Marking scheme +4 marks for every correct response
Negative marking -1 for each wrong answer


The syllabus of BCECE 2022 will be based on 10+2 standard. The paper will cover the questions covering all the topics studied in 10+1 and 10+2 level. Candidates are suggested to study all chapters and topics of Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, and Agriculture of 10+2 class.


The conducting body will release the BCECE result 2022 within 2 weeks of completion of each stage of the exam. Candidates can check their result online from the official website of BCECEB. The result will be displayed in the form of a rank list. Only those who qualify the Stage 1 exam will be eligible to appear for the stage 2.


BCECE 2022 Counselling will be commenced most likely in the month July 2022. Candidates whose names are enlisted in the merit list will be invited for counselling. Such candidates must attend the counselling in person as per the schedule uploaded on the website.


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