Bihar Polytechnic Exam Pattern 2020

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board is responsible for conducting the Bihar Diploma Certificate Entrance Competitive Examination (DCECE) for admission into polytechnic colleges and institutions of Bihar. Candidates who are aspiring to get admission in the top-notch polytechnic colleges in the state of Bihar should appear in this examination. But prior to that, they should look into the exam pattern of this exam. 

Below is the Exam Pattern that’s Being Followed in the Respective Exam. 

Exam duration

2 hours 15 minutes [135 mins]

Mode of the exam

Offline (pen and paper-based)

Total marks

600 marks/ 150 questions

Total marks (for lateral entry)

450 marks/ 90 questions

Type of Questions

Multiple-choice questions

Marking scheme

Every correct answer will fetch 5 marks

Negative marking

Not applicable


DCECE Exam Pattern 2020:

Every aspiring candidate should learn the exam pattern of the DCECE 2020 exam before preparing for the entrance test. Knowledge about the exam patterns will help a candidate in preparing an excellent exam strategy by allocating equal time to all the subjects in order to ace the exam. 

While the application process for DCECE is completely online, Bihar Polytechnic 2020 will be a pen-paper based exam which offers admissions to Polytechnic Engineering (PE) and Part-time Polytechnic Engineering (PPE) programmes. 

The exam duration is a total of 2 hours 15 minutes. Each correct answer will fetch 5 marks. The below table is given to make the candidates understand the DCECE 2020 exam paper pattern for PE & PPE Courses.

Duration

2 hours and 15 minutes

Total Marks

450 [every correct answer will fetch five marks]

Examination Mode

Pen and Paper mode [Candidates need to fill in the answers in an OMR sheet by using Blue/black ballpoint pen.]


The marking pattern of all the programmes has also been provided in the following. Bihar Polytechnic aspiring candidates can check the below tables and prepare themselves as per the exam pattern. 

For PE/ PPE Courses:

Subject

Number of Questions 

Total Marks

Mathematics

30

150

Physics

30

150

Chemistry

30

150

Total

90

450

For Para-Medical Courses:

Subject

Number of Questions 

Total Marks

General Science [Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology]

25

125

English

15

45

Hindi

15

45

Quantitative Aptitude

15

45

General Knowledge

20

100

Total

90

450

For Para Medical Dental Courses:

Subject

Number of Questions 

Total Marks

Physics

20

100

Chemistry

20

100

Biology

10

50

Mathematics

10

50

English 

10

50

Hindi

10

50

General Knowledge

10

50

Total 

90

450


Bihar Polytechnic Application Form 2020:

Bihar polytechnic 2020 application form which has been available on the official website of the conducting authorities from March 18, 2020. The form has two segments - Part 1 and Part 2. The application form consists of important details such as personal, academic, qualification, communication details etc. 

In case candidates make any error, it can be fixed by contacting the concerned authorities within a stipulated time period. However, upon successful completion and submission of the application form online, candidates must take the printout of Application Form (both segments) along with the required documents and challan (if paid through bank transfer) and send it along with all the documents to the following address - 

“Controller of Examination, B.C.E.C.E. Board,

I.A.S. Association Building, Near Patna Airport,

P.O. – B.V. College, Patna – 800014, Bihar”

Bihar polytechnic 2020 application fee details as per the candidates’ category are given below. Take a glance through the table in the following. 

Bihar Polytechnic Application Fee:

Number of Courses

Candidates’ Category/ Fees Structure

General [Unreserved]

SC/ST

1

Rs. 750

Rs. 480

2

Rs. 850

Rs. 530

3

Rs. 950

Rs. 630

4

Rs. 1150

Rs. 730


Documents Required while Filling Application Form:

The list of documents given in the following should be kept handy while filling up the Bihar Polytechnic 2020 application form online.

  • Passing Certificate

  • Passing Mark sheet

  • Caste certificate

  • Income certificate

  • DoB Proof

  • Character certificate

  • Domicile Certificate

  • Scanned Passport Sized Photograph [as per specified format]

  • Scanned Signature [as per specified format]

Conducted by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB), Bihar Polytechnic 2020 Exam date and the relevant procedure have been stalled due to nationwide lockdown caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

Bihar Polytechnic Exam Date:

Important Events

Dates [Tentative]

Bihar Polytechnic application form 2020 release online 

March 18, 2020

Last date to fill the application form online

May 24, 2020 [extended]

Last date for fee payment (Through challan)

May 25, 2020

Last date for fee payment (Online)

May 26, 2020

Bihar Polytechnic Application Correction 

May 27, 2020 - May 30, 2020

Bihar Polytechnic Admit Card release date

Yet to be notified

Date of Bihar Polytechnic Exam 2020

Postponed and yet to be notified

Bihar Polytechnic Result announcement

Yet to be notified

Start of Bihar Polytechnic counselling

Yet to be notified

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. Will there be Negative Marking in Bihar Polytechnic Exam 2020?

A. No, there won’t be any negative marking in Bihar Polytechnic exam 2020. 

2. Is the DCECE Exam Online?

A. No, the DCECE exam 2020 will be conducted through offline mode, specifically pen and paper mode.