BCECE 2020: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus & Results

The BCECE is an entrance exam for admissions to Agriculture and Horticulture Science Courses. The BCECE Exam was conducted by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Exam Board under an Act, 1995.

On the 17th of March 2020, the Board of BCECE has released the notification for the year 2020.

The BCECE is an annual recurring exam conducted offline. This year, the exam is scheduled to be conducted in the month of April 2020. Due to the covid-19 outbreak in the country, the board of BCECE has postponed the exams.

We have provided the latest information on the new exam dates. Go through it.

BCECE 2020 Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

The BCECE exam in the state has been postponed multiple times. Initially, the exams are scheduled on the 12th & 13th of April 2020. Later the exam dates are moved to the 19th & 20th of April 2020.

On the 4th of April 2020, the board of the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Exam released a statement that the exams scheduled on the 19th & 20th of April are postponed.


Recently the board has extended the application dates. Go through the below table for fresh dates.

Important Dates:

The board of BCECE has re-opened the applications. The application dates are given in the below table.

The exam dates and the admit card dates are yet to announce.

Application Submission Start Date20th February 2020
Reopened Date:
26th May 2020
Last Date for the Application Submission25th March 2020
Reopened Date:
9th June 2020
Form Correction Dates31st May 2020
Reopened Dates:
12th to 15th June 2020
Releasing of Admit Cards6th April 2020 (Postponed)
Exam Dates12th & 13th April 2020
19th & 20th April 2020
(Postponed two times)
BCECE Result DateMay 2020 (Postponed)
Will be Updated Soon
Score Card Release DateWill be Updated Soon
Counseling DatesWill be Updated Soon

Eligibility Criteria

The applicants have to fulfill the following criteria to appear in the BCECE exam.

  • Must have an Indian Citizenship
  • The applicant and the family must belong to the Bihar state
  • The candidates who are pursuing or finished 12th class can apply
  • Only those who have taken Maths, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry subjects in the 12th standard are eligible

BCECE Exam Pattern

The total examination carries a maximum of 2000 marks (400 x 5 papers). There are 5 papers to attend, each paper consists of 100 questions & 400 marks. A time slot of 90 minutes is given for each paper.

Exam ModeOffline (Pen-Paper)
Type of QuestionsObjective Type (MCQ)
Total No. of Papers5
SubjectsMaths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture
Duration for Each Paper90 Minutes
No. of Questions in each Paper100 Questions
Marking Scheme+4 for Correct Answer
-1 for the Wrong Answer
Medium of ExamHindi & English

BCECE Admission Procedure

The admission process for the BCECE exam is held in five stages.

  • Application Form
  • Admit Card Downloading
  • Examination
  • Result
  • Counseling

Now, let us go through the each section thoroughly.

1. BCECE Exam Application

The application process is carried out on the official website of BCECE through online mode.

The board of the BCECE has activated the application form on the 20th of February 2020. Later, the application dates are re-opened from 26th May 2020 to 9th June 2020.

Interested candidates have to pay the application fee and submit the application online.

Application Fee:

The application fee for the BCECE exam is depends on the category of the student.

CategoryFee for Single GroupFee for two Groups
SC, ST & PWDRs. 500/-Rs. 550/-
General, BC, OBCRs. 1,000/-Rs. 1,100/-

Dates for Application Submission:

Application Submission Start Date20th February 2020
Last Date for Application Submission18th March 2020
Last Date for Payment through Challan19th March 2020
Last Date for Payment through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking20th March 2020
Application Form Correction Dates21st to 24th March 2020

Documents to be Uploaded:

  • Passport Size Photograph of the Candidate (Size < 100 KB)
  • Scanned Signature (Size < 100 KB)

2. BCECE Admit Card

After finishing the application process, the board releases the Admit cards on the official portal. The candidates can download the admit card by entering the Register Number and Date of Birth.

The BCECE admit cards for the year 2020 are scheduled to be released on the 6th of April 2020. But, the board has postponed the schedule due to the lockdown in the country.

The fresh schedule is yet to be released. We will update the dates on this page after the official announcement.

3. BCECE Examination

The candidates who have downloaded their admit cards can attend the BCECE exam on the given dates. As this is an offline based exam, the candidates must carry the necessary stationery to the exam hall.

Candidates are advised to visit the exam center a day before the commencement of the exam. No electronic gadgets and printed material is allowed to the exam hall.

As per the first schedule, the BCECE exams are scheduled on the 12th & 13th of April 2020.

Later these dates are moved to 19th & 20th April 2020.

Even these dates are canceled recently. So, we have to wait for the announcement from the board to get a fresh schedule.

4. BCECE Exam Result 2020

After conducting the Examination, the board takes 4 to 5 weeks to announce the result. The result is released online on the official portal itself.

The candidates will get notified about result through their mobile number and through press release. All you need to do is visit the official website and enter the Roll Number, DOB to check the result.

5. BCECE Counselling

The qualified students in the exam are invited for the counselling process according to the rank scored.

The schedule for the counseling will be released soon on the official portal.

FAQ on BCECE Exam 2020

Q1: When will the BCECE board announce the fresh schedule for BCECE Exam?

Ans: The application and the exam dates of the BCECE exam are postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the country. The new schedule is expected to be released in the month of August 2020.

Q2: My father is an employee of Bihar State Government, can I apply for BCECE Exam?

Ans: Yes, you are eligible to apply for the exam. Actually the applicants and their family must belong to the Bihar state. But, there is an exemption for state Govt. employees.

Q3: Where can I apply for the BCECE Exam 2020?

Ans: The application process is carried out on the official website of the board through online mode. The candidates can pay the fee and apply online.

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