BCECE Biology Syllabus 2021

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The BCECE Biology syllabus for the upcoming exam in 2021 is now available on Vedantu. Some of the important topics covered in the BCECE Biology exam syllabus are Genetics and Evolution, Plant Physiology, Cells: Structure and Functions, Sexual Reproduction, etc. The BCECE is scheduled to be held in June last week. On clearing the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination, candidates can pursue undergraduate courses in Agriculture, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Para-medical courses in the government and private colleges of Bihar. Candidates can download and refer to the BCECE Biology syllabus 2021 for free from Vedantu, and prepare accordingly for the exam.    


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BCECE Biology Syllabus 2021

There are no changes in the BCECE Biology syllabus for this year. Our experts have curated and prepared the syllabus by consolidating all the important topics from the 10+2 Biology syllabus of the Bihar board. There are 10 units in the BCECE 2021 Biology syllabus, and they cover vivid descriptions of various life processes of plants and animals, applications of Biotechnology, etc. As per the BCECE previous year question papers, more questions are asked from the topics of the 12th-grade Biology syllabus. However, candidates should learn every topic covered in the BCECE syllabus 2021 Biology thoroughly. 

Here, we have listed down the chapters under the BCECE Biology syllabus for the reference of candidates.

  • Cell: Structure and Functions

  • Physical Organisation of Plants and Animals

  • Diversity in the Living World

  • Plant Physiology

  • Ecology and Environment  

  • Human Physiology

  • Genetics and Evolution 

  • Sexual Reproduction

  • Biology and Human Welfare

  • Biotechnology and its Applications


BCECE 2021 Exam Pattern

The BCECE 2021 examination will be held offline and the exam pattern has been revised this year. As per the new exam pattern, the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination will be conducted in a single phase this year. Candidates will be allotted a duration of 90 minutes to attempt all questions. All candidates are advised to go through the exam pattern of BCECE 2021 so that they can be better prepared for the examination.

The below information will help you to get a clear insight into the BCECE 2021 exam pattern.

  1. Exam Duration: 90 minutes

  2. Total Marks Allotted: 400

  3. No. of Subjects: 5 (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Agriculture)

  4. Total Number of Questions from Each Subject: 100

  5. Marking Scheme: For every correct response, 4 marks will be awarded and for every incorrect response 1 mark will be deducted.   


BCECE 2021: Biology Marks Weightage

It becomes a lot easier for students to plan their revisions when they have knowledge of the marks weightage allotted to every topic in the syllabus. Hence, the topic-wise weightage for the BCECE Biology exam syllabus, based on the previous years’ question papers is tabulated below for the perusal of candidates.


BCECE 2021 Marks Weightage for Biology

Topics  

Weightage

Ecology & Environment

1

Biotechnology & Its Applications

2

Biology & Human Welfare

2

Genetics & Evolution

3

Structural Organisation in Animals & Plants

4

Diversity in the Living World

6

Plant Physiology

6

Human Physiology

7

Sexual Reproduction

7

Cell Structure & Functions

8


BCECE 2021 Biology Important Topics

It is of utmost importance to revise all topics covered in the biology syllabus, for good exam preparation. Candidates should focus more on the important topics and their problem areas before the exam so that they can make the maximum number of attempts.


The Important Topics from the BCECE Biology Syllabus 2021 Are as Follows

  • The Living World

  • Cell

  • Biological Classification

  • Plant Kingdom

  • Anatomy of Flowering Plants

  • Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

  • Morphology in Flowering Plants

  • Photosynthesis

  • Molecular Basis of Inheritance

  • Environmental Issues

  • Chemical Control & Integration

  • Microbes in Human Welfare

  • Principles of Inheritance & Variation 


BCECE 2021 Biology Preparation Books

Since the BCECE 2021 Biology syllabus includes topics from the 10+2 Biology curriculum, it is highly recommended that candidates must cover the syllabus from their NCERT Biology textbooks of Class 11 and 12. Going through the NCERT textbooks thoroughly will help them understand the basic concepts of every chapter. Hence, the below listed books will help candidates to cover the BCECE syllabus 2021 Biology in a comprehensive manner.

  • NCERT Biology  Class 11 by Sanjay Sharma

  • NCERT Biology Class 12 by Sanjay Sharma

  • A textbook on Biology by Pradeep 


BCECE 2021 Biology Reference Books

After the completion of the BCECE Biology syllabus from the NCERT and Pradeep’s textbooks, candidates must practice as many objective-type questions as possible for enhancing their accuracy and speed. They can refer to various other books to get clarity on the fundamental concepts, as every book has a unique explanation for similar topics. 

The most recommended Biology reference books for BCECE 2021 exam preparation are as follows.

  • Objective Biology by A. Biswas, S. Biswas

  • ISC Biology Book I and II by Dr. B. P. Pandey (S. Chand publishers)

  • MCQs for Life Science Examination by Kailash Chaudhary

  • Elementary Biology for Class XII- written by K. N. Bhatia


FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. Are NCERT textbooks important for BCECE 2021 Biology exam preparation?

Yes, NCERT Biology textbooks are very important for BCECE 2021 Biology exam preparation. Going through the NCERT textbooks will help candidates to develop a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts of +2 Biology. This, in turn, will help them get an upper hand for solving the objective type questions in the exam.

2. What is the duration allotted for the BCECE 2021 Biology exam?

Candidates will be allotted a duration of 90 minutes to attempt all questions in the BCECE 2021 Biology exam.

3. What books shall I follow for BCECE 2021 Biology preparation?

You should follow NCERT Biology Class XI and XII by Sanjay Sharma to lay a strong foundation of all concepts covered in Biology syllabus of BCECE 2021. After covering the syllabus from the NCERT textbooks, you can refer to the below-listed books for a better preparation.

  • ISC Biology Book I and II by Dr. B. P. Pandey (S. Chand publishers)

  • Elementary Biology for Class XII- written by K. N. Bhatia

  • Objective Biology by A. Biswas, S. Biswas

  • MCQs for Life Science Examination by Kailash Chaudhary

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