JEECE Exam Date 2020

Along with the national level examinations, like the JEE (Joint Entrance Examination), the states also conduct entrance examinations for state colleges. One of them is the Jharkhand Engineering Entrance Competitive Exam (JEECE) conducted by the Jharkhand board for the admission into its engineering colleges for the B. Tech courses. They conduct it only in the pen-paper format, i.e., the offline mode. The examination consists of 150 questions. 50 questions each of physics, chemistry, and mathematics. Solve questions wisely as each wrong answer will be marked negatively.

Important JEECE Dates

The list of important JEECE exam dates is as follows:

  • The registration form for the JEECE examination will be available from 12th June 2020.

  • The last date to apply for the examination is 3rd July 2020.

  • The admit card for the JEECE examination will be made available four days prior to the date of examination.

  • The JEECE exam will be conducted in the third week of July.

  • The JEECE result will be declared on (to be announced).

  • The JEECE 2020 date for the counselling process is (to be announced).

JEECE 2020 Exam Schedule

The candidates can easily apply for the JEECE exam online. The exam schedule is to be announced. However, before that, the applicants are required to fulfil the eligibility criteria, which includes:

  • The candidate must be qualified 12th class with a minimum of 45% for the general category and 40% for the reserved category along with PCM as the major subject.

  • The applicant must be a resident of Jharkhand. For this, the candidate has to produce a permanent residence certificate of Jharkhand.

  • The minimum age at which the candidate can apply for this examination is 17 years. 

  • The candidates should qualify for a medical test to pass the eligibility criteria for admission.

  • Only Indian nationality can apply for this examination. 

JEECE Exam 2020 Highlights

Under the management quota, about 6 engineering colleges, both private and government offer approximately 1460 seats. While under the non-management quota, 5 government engineering colleges offer approximately 90 seats for the applied stream.

Other key highlights for the JEECE examination include:

JEECE Exam 2020 Highlight

Name of examination

JEECE (Jharkhand Engineering Entrance Competitive Exam)

Conducting board


Examination date

3rd  week of July

Website for the exam

Jceceb official website

Examination mode

Paper and pen only (offline)

Mode of application


Medium of examination

Hindi and English

Total number of seats available 

1550 (approximately)

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. What does the application process for JEECE involve?

The candidate can apply for the JEECE examination in three major steps which include:

  • Online registration: While registering, the candidate has to submit all the personal details, including the name, Aadhar number, mother’s name, father’s name, date of birth, email id gender, category, etc.

  • Uploading of documents: All the candidates should upload properly scanned documents, which include the photograph, signature, and thumb impression.

  • Payment: After uploading the documents, the most important step is making the payment. The candidates can make the payment through various online methods, mainly credit/debit card and net banking.

Once all these steps are complete, the candidate can finally submit the application.

2. What is the application fee for JEECE?

The application fee applying for the JEECE varies according to the category, which is as follows:

  • For the applicants under the general and OBC (other backward classes) category, the fee is Rs 900.

  • For the candidates falling under the SC/ST category, the fee is Rs 450.

Additionally, it is advised to fill the form carefully, as no candidate can fill the form twice, else it will lead to rejection. Also, once submitted, the candidates cannot make any changes in the application form.

3. What is the exam pattern for JEECE?

This exam is conducted offline for the students seeking B. Tech in the engineering colleges of Jharkhand. It consists of three parts, including physics, chemistry, and mathematics. Each section has 50 questions. The total period of the exam is 3 hours. For every correct answer, the student will be rewarded with one mark, and for every incorrect answer, a negative marking of 0.25 marks will be done. For the unanswered questions, no marks will be rewarded.