BCECE (LE) 2023 Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Pattern


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Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Lateral Entry (BCECE LE) 2023 Notification (out), Apply now

BCECE (LE) 2023 – Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) is conducting Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (Lateral Entry) 2023 for admission to lateral entry to Second Year of Graduate level Engineering, Para-Medical and Pharmacy Degree Course in Bihar.

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (Lateral Entry) 2023


Important Dates

  • Online Registration Starting Date: 24th April 2023
  • Online Registration Closing Date: 17th May 2023 (11:59 P.M.)
  • Last date of payment through Net Banking / Debit Card/Credit Card / UPI and submission of the Online Application: 18th May 2023 (11:59 P.M.)
  •  Online Editing of Application Form : 19th to 20th May 2023 (11:59 P.M.)
  • Uploading of Online Admit Card: To be announced
  • Proposed Date of Examination: To be announced


Eligibility Criteria

  • Before applying for the BCECE-LE 2023 exam, candidates must ensure that they fulfill the mentioned below criteria:
  • Nativity: Candidates must be a citizen of India. Parents of the candidates must be resident of Bihar

Educational Qualifications

For Engineering Courses

  • Completed three year Diploma in Engineering (45% for UR and 40% BC / EBC / SC / ST candidates)
  • Completed two year Diploma in Para Medical and two year Diploma in Pharmacy with 35% in English Subject from University/Institute in Bihar

For Paramedical Courses

  • The candidates must have passed a two-year paramedical diploma course. Candidates who are still appearing in the second year of paramedical course can also apply.

For Pharmacy Courses

  • The candidates must have passed a 2-years diploma in pharmacy course.

Age Limit

  • Engineering Courses: There is no age limit for engineering courses.
  • Paramedical Courses: The candidates must be 18 years of age.
  • Pharmacy Courses: For applying in this course, the candidates must be 18 years of age


Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website https://bceceboard.bihar.gov.in/
  • Application form for BCECE Lateral Entry can be filled online through the official website. Read the eligibility condition and read the instruction carefully before filling the application form.


Application Fee

  • Application Fee – Rs 2200/-
  • Mode of Payment – Online through Debit card / Credit card / Net banking


Exam Pattern

  • The candidates will have to appear for the exam to be conducted by BCECE-LE
  • Exam Mode: Offline mode
  • Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions
  • No. of Questions: 150 questions
  • Total Marks: 600 marks
  • Marking Scheme: 04 marks for the correct answers. There is a negative marking of 01 mark


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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