JEECE Exam 2020

JEECE stands for Jharkhand Entrance Examination Competitive Examination. The exam is conducted by JCECE( Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Board) to admit the candidates for undergraduate engineering dairy technology and agriculture engineering courses of top engineering colleges and universities of Jharkhand. The admission is based on the ranking in the same test, whereas the entrance to the other branches of the top government and private colleges of Jharkhand is based on the JEE main score. 

Generally, the application form for the exam is released in the last week of May. However, the dates for JEECE Exam 2020 have changed due to the unexpected pandemic situation. The candidates should be updated with the announcements in the JEECE website and continue their preparation till then.


JCECB( Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Board ) is an autonomous body under Jharkhand state govt. It was established under section 85 of the Bihar re-constituted Act, 2000. The body is assigned the responsibility to conduct entrance examinations for various courses approved by the responsible departments of Jharkhand govt.

JEECE Application Form

The application form is available online with the announcement of the exam on the official website of JEECE. Registration is the first and most crucial step of the process. While registering, the candidate has to take care of the details they are going to fill. The notable point is that the name of the candidate and their parent's name should match the one mentioned in their 10th class certificate or the equivalent examination. 

Following are the steps to fill the application form-

  • Open the official website of JEECE.

  • Register for the exam and fill the required credentials correctly.

  • Then fill the course details and exam center.

  • Next, upload the required documents in the appropriate format.

  • Lastly, pay the application fee and submit.

Exam centers- The JEECE exam is conducted in six major cities of Jharkhand, naming Jamshedpur, Dumka, Ranchi, Bokaro, Dhanbad, and Hazaribagh. Among these, the candidate has to give two choices for the center. The final allotment of the center is in the hands of JECEB. Please note that the choice you entered cannot be reverted, so be careful while filling them. Also, for ease and convenience, it is advisable to fill the nearest city as the center choice.

JEECE Exam Date

Dates for JEECE Exam 2020 have been announced finally after the postponement of the exam. The candidates can, now, have an idea about the schedule of the examination from the below table, which will give them a fair idea of the gaps that they will get between the different phases showing the important dates:


Important Dates (Tentative)

Salient Features

Starting of Online application form


Registrations will end in the first week of July.

Last date of application submission


Candidates must submit their forms before the due date

Starting of counselling process

To be announced

The merit list for counselling will be prepared accordingly.

JEECE Admit Card

The admit card for the JEECE 2020 will be issued 4 days before the examination and it has all the important information like the candidate’s name, Roll no., photograph, venue of the exam, date of examination, etc. The candidate is allowed in the examination hall only when he has the copy of this e-admit card. One important thing to remember is that the admit card should be carefully preserved till till the final step for the admission is done in the preferred  institution.

Moreover, the admit card is easily available on the official website of JCECB. All candidates need to do is to click on the admit card tab, further feed the required details and click on the submit button.

JEECE Cut off

Within a few days of the examination, the board releases the cutoff on its official website. By cutoff, we mean the minimum marks which are required to qualify the respective exam. Cutoff for any year depends on the following factors-

  • The total number of candidates appeared in the exam.

  • The number of colleges participating.

  • The difficulty level of the exam.

  • Last year's admission trends.

  • Marking scheme.

  • Count of the seats to be allotted.

  • Reservation standards.

Below is the chart showing the expected ranks against the marks. It is according to the analysis of the recent years' results -



Above 80

Below 100









Less than 40

More than 1300

JEECE Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are required to fulfill a few eligibility criteria before they sit for the exam. Find the detailed rules in the notification of the examination itself and only then apply for the test. Have a look at the basic eligibility criteria mentioned below-

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.

  • The candidates must have a local or a permanent residential certificate of Jharkhand state.

  • There is no age limit for the courses. However, the candidate must be between 17-22 years of age to apply for the Agriculture and animal husbandry course.

  • The aspirant must have completed his 10+2 from a recognized board with Physics and Mathematics as the compulsory subjects. Note- Appearing candidates can also apply.

  • A minimum of 45% for the general category of candidates and 40% for the SC/ST candidates is mandatory in their intermediate exam.

  • Along with these requirements, a candidate must meet the fitness criteria and pass the medical fitness test organized by the board.

JEECE Exam Pattern

JCECB gives information about the pattern of the exams so that the applicants can prepare accordingly. For JEECE 2020, it will be conducted in online CBT mode. The number of questions will be 150 distributed in a total of three sections; 50 each. All the questions will be objective and will be asked in Hindi and English. The candidates are provided with three hours to complete the exam, after which it will be submitted automatically. 

JEECE Result

The result of the JEECE is released by the board on their official website within 1-2 months from the exam. It is published in the form of a scorecard. Make sure to log in to the site, click on the result tab, and enter the name and roll number. After filling these two details correctly, click on the ‘search’ button, and the result is there on the screen. It is imperative to download the result and take the print out of the same for further procedure.

JEECE Counselling

After the result is declared, qualified candidates have to register for online counseling. This step is essential to get admitted to the institution that is available to them as per their rank. There is some fee for the registration as well, which can be paid through any one medium; net banking/debit card/credit card. After these steps, you will have to report to the respective institutions on the date they have mentioned. The candidates must carry the documents that have been asked to bring. It will include the admit card also, which is why it was to be preserved.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. What is the complete procedure of counseling for JECEE?

Answer- The counseling is done after the results are declared, and it is the final step towards the admission of the preferred college. It is carried in two rounds. The notice for the first round of counseling is released on the website. The rounds of counseling allow the candidate to give the preference of the institutes. Then they will be allotted the institutes as per the merit ranking.

Note- The second round of counseling is done to fill the seats left vacant after the first round.

2. What are the documents required to attend the counseling session?

Answer- Candidate has to carry the following documents while attending the counseling session at the institution-

  • Admit card

  • High school passing certificate and mark sheet

  • Mark sheet  and passing certificate of class 12

  • Local or permanent residential certificate

  • One passport size photograph.

  • Caste certificate or disability certificate, if required.

Note- The candidate will have to carry FIR copy if in case he has lost the JECCE admit card.

3. How to prepare for JECEE 2020?

Answer- The students who have appeared for JEE know about the preparation strategy. The syllabus for the exam covers all that you have studied in class 12th. The subjects have to be studied in depth. Together with the comprehensive study, it is essential to solving the previous year question papers and mock tests. Solving these papers help you have a fair idea about the level of questions and so help you to prepare accordingly. 

Moreover, when you record your performance in these mock tests, you can pace up your preparation to meet the examination requirements. Also, for the guidance, you can refer to the coaching institute or online youtube channels.