Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board - BCECE 2018

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) conducts the BCECE (Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination) also known as the Bihar CET (Common Entrance Test) is a state level examination for admission to various professional undergraduate courses in engineering colleges, medical colleges and agriculture colleges that come under the government of Bihar.

Programmes offered under BCECE

The various programmes offered under BCECE 2018 are:
  1. Engineering/Pharmacy stream: Degree programmes offered by government and government aided technical institutions in Bihar and outside Bihar (through Bihar quota).

  2. Medical stream: MBBS, BDS, BAMS, B.H.M.S, B.U.M.S, B.P.T., B.O.T. and other paramedical degree programmes offered by government and other institutions in Bihar.

  3. Biotechnology/Agriculture stream: Undergraduate degree programmes offered by the Rajendra Agricultural University (RAU), Pusa, Samastipur and the Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur

BCECE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates score a minimum of 50 % marks in the intermediate exam conducted by a recognized board along with subjects Physics, Chemistry and Math/Biology. However, there is a relaxation of marks for SC/ST as per the Government norms. For engineering and pharmacy course there is no age limit, but for agriculture and medical courses, there is a maximum age limit of 17 years at the time of admission.

BCECE 2018 Application Fees

The application fees for BCECE 2018 depends upon the subject domain that the candidate has chosen. 

Physics, Chemistry, Maths (PCM) or Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB)
Rs. 1000/- (for General and OBC category applicants)
Rs. 500/- (for SC/ST)

Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology (PCMB)
Rs. 1100/- (for General and OBC category applicants)
Rs. 550/- (for SC/ST)

BCECE 2018 Application Process

Given below is the step by step process to apply for BCECE 2018
  • The applicants can apply online for BCECE 2018 by visiting the BCECEB website
  • The candidates will have to register themselves and a valid user ID and password will be generated to them
  • They have to use that ID and Password to fill up the application form.
  • After entering the relevant details, a scanned copy of the passport size photograph and signature will have to be uploaded by the candidate.
  • After this, go to the payment submission link and download the challan form and get three printouts for the same.
  • The candidates are required to pay the application fees through the designated branch of SBI (State Bank of India).
  • Once the registration is completed successfully, the applicants are required to send the same including Challan and other related documents by speed post or registered post to the address specified below:
Controller of Examination,
B.C.E.C.E. Board, I.A.S. Association Building,
Near Patna Airport, P.O.- B.V. College,
Patna – 800014, Bihar.
N.B. Above the envelope, Specify about the group that the candidate has applied for (PCM/PCB or PCMB).

Important (Tentative) Dates for BCECE 2018
  • Online Registrations: 2nd week of February 2018
  • End of Online Registrations: 1st week of March 2018
  • Payment of Application Fees (Last Date): 2nd week of March 2018
  • Editing BCECE 2018 Application Form: 2nd week of March 2018
  • Availability of Admit Card: 1st week of June, 2018
  • BCECE 2018 Examination: 3rd week of June 2018
  • Result Announcement: 2nd week of July 2018
  • Counselling Date: 4th week of July 2018

BCECE 2018 Exam Syllabus

The main topics to be covered in each section are given below:

Physics syllabus

  • Physical world and measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of motion
  • Work, energy and power
  • Motion of system of particles and rigid body
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of bulk matter
  • Heat and thermodynamiccs
  • Behaviour of perfect gas and kinetic theory
  • Oscillations and waves
  • Current electricity
  • Magnatic effects of current and magnetism
  • Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Optics
  • Dual nature of matter and radiation
  • Atoms and nuclei
  • Electronic devices
  • Communication systems

Chemistry Syllabus

  • Some basis concepts of chemistry
  • Structure of atom
  • Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • States of matter: gases and liquids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox reactions
  • Hydrogen
  • S-Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals)
  • Group 1 and Group 2 elements
  • Preparation and properties of some important compounds
  • Some p-block elements
  • General introduction of p-block element
  • Organic chemistry
  • Some basic principles and techniques
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Classification of hydrocarbons
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Environmental pollution
  • Solid state
  • Solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Surface chemistry
  • General principles and processes of isolation of elements
  • P-block elements
  • D-and f-block elements
  • Haloalkanes and haloarenes
  • Alcohols, phenols and ethers
  • Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids
  • Organic compounds containing nitrogen
  • Biomolecules
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in everyday life

Mathematics Syllabus

    Relation and functions
    Trigonometric functions

    Principle of mathematical induction
    Complex numbers and quadratic equations
    Linear inequalities
    Permutation and combination
    Binomial theorem
    Sequence and series

    Straight lines
    Conic section
    Introduction to three-dimensional geometry

    Limits and derivatives

    Mathematical reasoning


    Relations and functions
    Inverse trigonometrics functions


    Continuity and differentiability
    Applications of derivatives
    Applications of the integrals
    Applications of the integrals
    Differential equations

    Three-dimensional geometry

    Linear programming

    Biology syllabus
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