BCECE Preparation Tips, Books, Exam Pattern, Courses, Eligibility, Sample Paper


BCECE is an initialism of Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination. This entrance examination is conducted for the admission to the different professional programmes in various Medical Colleges, Engineering Colleges, and Agricultural Colleges. The colleges are listed under the Government of Bihar.  Selected candidates in the entrance examination will get a seat in the various professional courses. There is a huge competition and students from all the corners try to crack this entrance examination.

Q. What are the courses listed under BCECE?

Medical Courses

  1. MBBS – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  2. BDS – Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  3. BAMS – Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
  4. BHM
  5. BUMS – Bachelor of Unani Medical Science
  6. B. Ph. T
  7. B. Th. O

Engineering Courses

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Chemical Engineering
  5. Metallurgical Engineering
  6. Production Engineering
  7. Electrical Communication Engineering
  8. Architecture Engineering
  9. Mineral Engineering
  10. Computer Science Engineering
  11. B. Ph
  12. Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  13. TXE
  14. L.Tech
  15. I.T
  16. E. Electro

Agricultural Courses

  1. B. Sc Agriculture
  2. B. V. Sc. And A. H
  3. B. F. Sc
  4. B. Tec. Agriculture Eng
  5. B. Tec. Dairy Technology
  6. B. H. Sc
  7. B. Tech. (Bio Technology)

Who can apply?

Medical Course

  1. Candidates who have cleared 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English
  2. Candidates must be a citizen of India
  3. Candidates with minimum age of 17 years are only eligible
  4. Physical fitness will be tested for the selected candidates

Engineering Course

  1. Candidates who have cleared 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics & Mathematics as compulsory subjects and Chemistry / Bio Technology / Computer Science / Biology as optional are eligible for Engineering and Technology (Four Year Course)
  2. Candidates who have cleared 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics & Chemistry as compulsory subjects and any one of Mathematics / Bio Technology / Computer Science / Biology as optional subject are eligible for Pharmacy (Four Year Course)
  3. Final year students are also eligible
  4. Candidates must be a citizen of India
  5. Physical fitness test will be conducted for the selected candidates
  6. There is no age limit for admission to the Engineering / Pharmacy courses

Agricultural Course

  1. Candidates with minimum age of 17 years are only eligible
  2. Candidate must be an Indian citizen
  3. Candidates who have cleared 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Mathematics are eligible

Q. What is the Exam Pattern of BCECE?

A: The Exam Pattern of BCECE goes like this –


  1. Time limit will be three hours
  2. Medium of instruction will be English
  3. The question paper includes questions on three different subjects – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  4. Time allotted for each test is one hour
  5. The question paper will be of objective type.

Medical / Agriculture

  1. Total time allotted for the exam will be three hours
  2. English will be the medium of instruction
  3. Question paper will have questions based on Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Q. What are the institutions that accepts BCECE score card?

A: Following are the list of institutions –

Medical Colleges

  1. Patna Medical College
  2. Darbhanga medical College
  3. J. L. N Medical College
  4. Nalanda Medical College
  5. S. K Medical College
  6. A. N. M Medical College
  7. K. M. C
  8. M. G. M. M. C
  9. Narayan Medical College
  10. Patna Dental College
  11. Budha Institute of Dental Sciences
  12. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Dental College
  13. Saryu Dental College
  14. Mithila Minority Dental College
  15. Rajkiya Ayurvedic College
  16. Government Tibbi College
  17. Bihar College of Physiotheraphy & Occupational Therapy Patna

Engineering Colleges

  1. Bhagalpur College of Engineering
  2. Bihar College of Engineering
  3. Bihar Institute of Technology, Dhanbad
  4. Maulana Azad College of Engineering and Technology
  5. Muzaffarpur  Institute of Technology
  6. Regional Institute of Technology
  7. National Institute of Technology
  8. College of Agricultural Engineering
  9. Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Dairy Technology

Agricultural Colleges

  1. Trihut Agriculture College
  2. Bihar Agriculture College
  3. Mandal Bharti Agriculture College
  4. Agriculture College
  5. Bhola Pasvan Shastri Agriculture College
  6. Snatak Bihar Pashu Chiktsa College
  7. Snatak Mtsya Science College
  8. Snatak Agriculture Tech. College
  9. Snatak Sanjay Gandhi Gavya Taknik Sansthan
  10. Snatak Udyan College
  11. Snatak Rajendra Agriculture College

Q. What are the coaching centers for BCECE?
A: There are many institutions that provide coaching for the BCECE exam. They are –


  1. Brilliant Tutorials
  2. Oasis Education Services
  3. Narayana IIT Academy
  4. Sahil Study Circle


  1. Aakash Institute
  2. Elite Academy
  3. Career Point
  4. J. R. S Tutorial
  5. Engineers Study Circle
  6. Brilliant Tutorials Pvt Ltd


  1. Resonance
  3. Brilliant Tutorials
  4. Career Point

Q. What are the reference books for BCECE?

A: Reference books for BCECE are as follows –

  1. Advanced level Physics by Nelkon and Parker
  2. Aptitude Test Problems in Physics by S. S. Krotov
  3. IIT Chemistry by O. P Agarwal
  4. Physical Chemistry by P Bahadur
  5. Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma
  6. Arihant BCECE Engineering Entrance Solved Papers
  7. Daswani BCECE Preliminary exams
  8. Chapter wise solutions of BCECE Medical Entrance Examination by Oswal Publishers
  9. A Problem Book in Mathematical Analysis by G. N. Berman
  10. A collection of questions and Problems in Physics by L. A. Sena
  11. Dinesh Biology
  12. A. C. Dutta for Botany
  13. NCERT Biology Part 1
  14. Morrison and Boyd for Organic Chemistry

Q. How to prepare for BCECE?

A: Preparation for an entrance examination has to be done very seriously. Candidates have to prepare in such a way that they should attain their goals. A proper study plan has to be made by the candidates. Study plan should include everything. Candidates must make a proper time table which should include distribution of equal amount of time to all the concerned subjects.  Time table should be made in tune with the daily needs. There are students who prepares by themselves and there are some who take help of coaching centers and do their preparation. Students must collect their study material. Selection of proper study material is very important. Students can take help from their seniors, teachers and internet. After going through all the chapters’ revision is essential. Candidates have to pay attention to their weak areas. Students must not leave a single chapter as one question in the paper make a difference. Candidates can take mock tests conducted by the various coaching centers. This will evaluate their time management and also will portray the weak areas. Students must solve previous years question paper because this will make them comfortable with the pattern of the examination. Students are advised not to be over confident and try to appear for the exam with patience and with confident.

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  1. Good afternoon sir, i want to get admission either engineering courses or agriculture courses through BCECE exam. requested you please make me clear i have to fill two seperate form for both courses or only single form

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