Bihar BCECE 2024 Notification, Check Eligibility Criteria and Apply Online at

The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) is set to conduct the BCECE 2024 examination across the state on 13 and 14 July 2024. This entrance exam is a state-level admission test conducted annually to give admissions into various undergraduate degrees in engineering, medicine, pharmacy, architecture, and agriculture at institutions run by the Bihar government.

Applications for the entrance test were accepted from 19 April, and candidates have a month to apply, with the deadline set for 19 May 2024. It is crucial to submit the BCECE 2024 application well before the deadline to avoid any last-minute technical glitches that could occur due to high traffic on the website.

Bihar BCECE 2024 Online Application

Bihar BCECE 2024 apply online

Exam Name Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE) 2024
Exam Conducting Body Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB)
Application Start Date April 19, 2024
Examination Dates July 13 & 14, 2024
Exam Purpose To give admissions into UG engineering, pharmacy, and agriculture programs at various institutions across Bihar.
Official Website

BCECE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

For Engineering Programs:
  • Candidates must have a domicile certificate from Bihar.
  • Applicants should have successfully completed their higher secondary education (12th grade) from a recognized board.
  • Candidates with valid JEE Main scores are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must have completed their 12th grade with physics, chemistry, and mathematics.
For Pharmacy Programs:
  • Applicants should be at least 17 years old by December 31, the year the examination takes place.
  • Candidates must have completed their 12th grade from a recognized board.
  • The 12th grade must be completed with physics, chemistry, mathematics, and biology.

To qualify, candidates must achieve at least 45% marks, with a relaxation to 40% for reserved categories.

Bihar BCECE Application Fee

Course Group Fee for General/OBC Fee for SC/ST/DQ
PCM/ PCA/ CBA/ MCA/ MBA Rs 1000/- Rs 500/-
PCMB Rs 1100/- Rs 550/-

Payment for the BCECE 2024 application can be made through several methods including Net Banking, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, and Offline NEFT Challan.

Bihar CECE Important Dates

Start Date April 19, 2024
End Date May 19, 2024 (11:59 PM)
Last Payment date May 21, 2024 (11:59 PM)
Application Editing Period May 23, 2024 to May 25, 2024
Admit Card Availability June 28, 2024
Exam Dates July 13 & 14, 2024

Admission Process

A merit list is created once the BCECE exam results are released on the official website. Those qualified for the exam can register for counselling to select their preferred college and course. Counselling is conducted in rounds based on the candidate’s rank. Candidates’ original documents are verified during this process, and seats are assigned based on merit and preference.

After the allotment of seats, candidates must report to the allotted college for admission formalities, which include fee payment. It’s important to stay updated with the official BCECEB notifications to keep track of the latest counselling schedules and to adhere to the timelines.

How to Apply for Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination 2024?

To apply for the Bihar BCECE 2024 from the official website, you can follow these step-by-step instructions:

  1. Go to the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board’s official website at
  2. Click on the “Online Application Portal of BCECE-2024” link under the Online Applications Forms section.
  3. Start the registration process.
  4. To create an account, provide your email ID, mobile number, and other required details.
  5.  You will receive a verification code on your email or mobile number. Use it to verify your account.
  6. Log in with your credentials and complete the application form with all the necessary information.
  7. Upload the required documents and pay the registration fee.
  8. Before submitting, review all the information.
  9. After submission, you will receive a confirmation.

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