BCECE Exam Pattern 2018, Check Here Stage-1 Stage-2, Marking Scheme

BCECE Exam Pattern

BCECE Exam Pattern

The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE) is administered by Bihar Combined Entrance Examination Board (BCECEB). Those candidates want to seek the admission into courses related to Engineering, Medicine and Agriculture in colleges and institutions, they can take admission in these institutions.

The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination is primarily conducted for the Candidates, who belong from Bihar. That all institutions are situated in the Bihar state as well as some who are situated outside of Bihar.

A majority of the Government and Private Institutes within Bihar and some outside Bihar consider your marks in the BCECE during the admission process. It is one of the most important state level entrance examinations of Bihar and attracts a high number of applicants every year.

BCECE 2018 Exam Pattern


1Mode of ExaminationOffline (Pen and Paper Based)
2Duration of Exam1 and a half hour for each section

  • Physics – 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Chemistry – 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mathematics – 1 hour 30 minutes

Total time – 4 hours 30 minutes

3Type of QuestionsObjective (Multiple Choice Questions)
  • Physics – 100 Questions (400 Marks)
  • Chemistry – 100 Questions (400 Marks)
  • Mathematics/ Biology – 100 Questions (400 Marks)
5Total Number of Questions300 Questions (1200 Marks)
6Marking Scheme4 marks will be given for each correct answer
7Negative Marking1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer

BCECE Exam Pattern 2018

From 2018, BCECE 2018 exam is conducted in one stage. Check the exam pattern of BCECE 2018:

  • Exam Date: The exam will be conducted on 29th April 2018 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology) & 30th April 2018 (Agriculture).
  • Courses: It is conducted for engineering, pharmacy and agriculture courses.
  • Number of Questions: Total 100 questions will be asked in BCECE 2018.
  • Question Paper Type: Objective Type Questions consisting of 4 alternative options.
  • Subjects: The question paper covers the Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology & Agriculture subjects. It is compulsory to attempt Physics & Chemistry sections. Candidates who apply for engineering have to attempt Mathematics.
  • Language: Question paper will be asked in the English language and below then hindi translation will be given.
  • Mode: Examination will be conducted in pen and paper based mode.
  • Duration: The candidates have to solve the question paper in 1 hours 30 minutes (for each subject).
  • Marking Scheme: Every correct response will carry +4 marks.
  • Negative Marking: Every wrong answer will carry -1 mark.
Subjects (One paper with 3 parts)DurationNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksExam Dates
Physics1½ hours (9:00 AM to 10:30 AM)10040029th April 2018
Chemistry1½ hours (11:00 AM to 12:30 PM)10040029th April 2018
Mathematics1½ hours (3:00 PM to 02:30 PM)10040029th April 2018
Biology1½ hours (4:00 PM to 05:30 PM)10040029th April 2018
Agriculture1½ hours (11:00 AM to 12:30 PM)10040030th April 2018

The BCECE 2018-19 is conducted in two stage examination (Stage 1 & Stage 2)

The BCECE question paper is available in the English and Hindi language for the candidate.

Physics and Chemistry are the mandatory sections while there is a choice between Mathematics and Biology section.

The duration of the entrance examination will be 2 hours 15 minutes (for stage I) and hour 30 minutes (for stage II)

The question paper type will be objective type consisting of 4 alternative options.

The candidates will be awarded 4 marks for every correct answer.

The candidate will be deducted for every incorrect response

BCECE Stage 1

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMaximum marks

BCECE Stage 2

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMaximum marks

BCECE Application form

BCECE Application Form 2018 has released by the authority for Lateral Entry. BCECE (Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination) is a state level examination organised by BCECE board for providing admissions in engineering and agriculture programmes. Through this article, candidates can check information regarding BCECE 2018 Application Form.

BCECE Admit card

The candidates will be able to download the admit card from the official site of the Board in the month of April 2018, when will be accessible.

The BCECE admit card 2018 bears the candidate’s detail as well as the details about the examination like exam date, time and venue. The students are not allowed to enter the examination hall without the valid admit card.


Application Fee

For General and OBC candidates Rs.660

For SC and ST candidates Rs.330

For PCMB group candidate (for General and OBC candidates) Rs.730/

For PCMB group candidate (for SC and ST candidates) Rs.365/-.

The candidates can pay their fees either through the online mode by using credit/debit card or they can also pat it by using bank challan.

BCECE Syllabus

Preparation should be done as per the latest syllabus prescribed by the authority. The candidates can do better preparation to give the examination with confidence with the help of syllabus. If candidates will pick the syllabus to prepare the best for examination. The candidates should be done it as per the latest syllabus prescribed by the authority.

Both the question paper of BCECE stage 1 and stage 2 will be composed of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology subjects. It contains the questions from the syllabus of Intermediate(I.Sc/+2/equivalent). To achieve good marks in the examination, students should prepare according to the syllabus. Many of the candidates get admission in the Bihar University by preparing the best for examination, because on the basis of the result, they may be able to get admission in that university.

BCECE Answer Key

Answer Key is the key in which answers are given. Candidates can check their answers from the answer key. After the exam, many of the students do not wait for the result for their score because they calculate their score from the answer key. BCECE entrance exam 2018-19 answer key declared after two/ three weeks of the examination. Students can check their answers from the answer key given on the website.

BCECE Result 

BCECE Result 2018 will be declared via online mode. Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board conducts the BCECE examination for providing admissions in engineering, architecture and other programmes offered by different colleges in the state of Bihar.

The BCECE is a state level examination organised in two different parts, i.e. Stage-I and Stage-II. It is mandatory to clear both stages of the examination for admissions. Through this article, we are providing details regarding BCECE 2018 Result.


BCECE Counselling

The BCECE Counselling process will start after a declaration of shortlisted candidates and only that candidates will participate in the counselling those have secured the good marks in the entrance examination of Bihar University. The counselling process is the last procedure which determines the candidates to get admission in the BCECE.  Through the counselling process, candidates will get the seat allotment in the different colleges and institutes.

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