Bihar Polytechnic 2020

Bihar Polytechnic 2020: BCECEB (Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board) conducts an examination for admission to polytechnic colleges within Bihar. It is commonly known as Diploma Certificate Entrance Competitive Examination (DCECE ) for admitting students to Polytechnic Engineering (PE), Para Medical (PM Intermediate Level), Part-time Polytechnic Engineering (PPE), Para-Medical-Dental (PMD Matric Level) Courses. Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Application form will be available in the month of March.

Bihar Polytechnic 2020: Important Dates

The online Application process starts from 1st week of March 2020
Last date to apply 1st week of April 2020
Deadline for fee payment through E-Challan 1st week of April 2020
Deadline for fee payment online 1st week of April 2020
Application correction starts from 2nd week of April 2020
Release of Admit Card last week of May 2020
Exam date for PE and PPE 2nd week of June 2020
Exam date for PM and PMD  2nd week of June 2020
Declaration of Result last week of July 2020

Eligibility Criteria

Age Criteria:

  • PE: No upper and lower age limit.
  • PPE: Lower Age Limit is 19 Years (as on 1 July 2020)
  • PM: Age should be between 17 to 32 Years (as on 31 Dec 2020)
  • PMD: Age should be between 15 to 30 Years (as on 31 Dec 2020)

Educational Qualification:

  • PE: Class X or equivalent from a recognized Board / University with at least 35% marks. Appearing candidates are also eligible.
  • PPE: Class X or equivalent along with 2 Years ITI (2 Years experience along with Class X). Appearing candidates are also eligible.
  • PM:  For Diploma in Pharmacy: 10 + 2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, English, Mathematics / Biology. Appearing candidates are also eligible. For GNM course: 10 + 2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology with at least 40% marks. Appearing candidates are also eligible.
  • PMD: Class X or equivalent from recognized Board / University with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English. Appearing candidates are also eligible.

Seat Reservation

Category Seat Reservation
Extremely Backward Class (EBC) 18%
Backward Class (BC) 12%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 16%
Reserved Category Girls (RCG) 3%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 1%

Application Fee

  • For 1 program: Rs. 550 (Rs. 330 for SC / ST)
  • For 2 programs: Rs. 660 (Rs. 385 for SC / ST)
  • For 3 programs: Rs. 770 (Rs. 440 for SC / ST)
  • For 4 programs: Rs. 880 (Rs. 500 for SC / ST)
  • The application fee can be paid through online mode (Net Banking / Credit Card / Debit Card).
  • The application fee can also be paid through offline mode (E-Challan).

Exam Pattern

  • Exam Mode: CECE is the paper-based test (PBT).
  • Number of Questions: There will be total 90 questions in the exam.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper is based only on objective type questions.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of the exam will be 2 hours 15 minutes.
  • Marking Scheme: Candidate will get 5 marks for each correct answer.

PE & PPE Courses:

Subjects Questions  Marks
Physics 30 150
Chemistry 30 150
Mathematics 30 150
Total 90 Ques 450 Marks

PM Course:

Subjects Questions  Marks
General Science (Physics, Chemistry & Biology) 25 125
Numerical Ability 15 75
Hindi 15 75
English 15 75
General Knowledge 20 100
Total 90 Ques 450 Marks

PMD Course:

Subjects Questions  Marks
Physics 20 100
Chemistry 20 100
Mathematics 10 50
Biology 10 50
Hindi 10 50
English 10 50
General Knowledge 10 50
Total 90 Ques 450 Marks


Physics: Circular Motion, Simple Harmonic Motion, Gravitation, Rotational Motion and Moment of Inertia, Fluids, Heat, Optics, Electrostatics, Current Electricity & Magnetism, Modern Physics, Physical World and Measurement, Electronic Devices, Communication Systems, Units, and Dimensions, Scales & Measurements, Scalars & Vectors, Linear Motion, Laws of Motion, Motion under Gravity, Projectile, Friction, Oscillations and Waves.

Mathematics: Determinants and Their Properties, Matrix Algebra, Complex Number, Trigonometry, Properties of Triangle, Logarithm, Solution of Triangles & General Value, Inverse Circular Function, Coordinate Geometry, Two dimensional: Up to equation of circles, Three dimensional: Up to straight line, Algebra,
Sequence & Series, Principle of Mathematical Induction, Permutation and Combination, Binomial Theorem, Trigonometrical ratios of compound angles up to conditional Trigonometrical Identities.

Chemistry: Hydrocarbons, Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, P-Block Elements, D-and F-Block Elements, Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers, Organic compounds containing Nitrogen, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday life, Solid state, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, General Introduction of P-Block Element, Organic Chemistry.

Admit Card

  • Candidates can download their admit card from the official website of BCECE.
  • The Admit Card of Bihar Polytechnic will available probably in the month of April 2020.
  • It is important to take Admit Card with you while going to the examination center.
  • Candidate will not be allowed to give the exam, without the admit card.


  • The result of Bihar Polytechnic 2020 will announce in online mode through the official website.
  • Merit list will be published subject-wise on the official portal, after the announcement of result.


  • Candidates will need to appear in the counselling process organized by the authority.
  • To attend the counselling, applicants can download their call letters from the official website.
  • The details will be available on -the counselling letter regarding counseling date, time and venue etc.
  • Candidates should attend the counseling in person along with relevant documents as per specified date and time.

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