The Bihar form 2024 is available on the official website, with the DCECE Polytechnic application link active from April 12 to May 11, 2024, and the exam date being 22 and 23 June 2024.

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Bihar Polytechnic Recruitment 2024

The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) is constituted under the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Act, 1995. Bihar Polytechnic 2024 competitive examinations are conducted every year for admissions into various professional courses of Medical, Engineering, and Agricultural streams in the Institutions of the state of Bihar. The Bihar Polytechnic exam is also known as the DCECE exam. Know all details of the Bihar Polytechnic Entrance Exam 2024, syllabus, and exam pattern.

Bihar Polytechnic Recruitment 2024 Notification

The official notification of Bihar Polytechnic 2024 has been published. Candidates can check all the details such as Bihar Polytechnic Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Best books, etc. The Bihar Polytechnic exam is conducted by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB). The Bihar Polytechnic Entrance Exam 2024 is conducted for admission into various institutions in Bihar. We are providing the Bihar Polytechnic 2024 notification in the link below:

The Diploma Entrance Competitive Examination (Lateral Entry) 2024 has been released by the BCECE Board. Candidates who want to pursue any diploma course through lateral entry can apply online from 17th April to 8th May 2024. The Bihar Diploma Entrance Exam 2024 notification has been released on the official website. The Bihar Diploma Entrance Exam Lateral Entry notification is given below:

Download DECE Lateral Entry Notification 2024

Bihar Polytechnic Recruitment 2024 Overview

The Bihar Polytechnic exam is conducted by the BCECE Board. The overview of Bihar Polytechnic 2024 is given below:

Name of the entrance examinationDCECE (Diploma Certificate Entrance Competitive Examination)
Conducting BodyBCECE (Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board)
Entrance levelState-level
DurationOnce a year
Exam ModeOffline
Paper TypeOMR Based
Courses OfferedDiploma Courses
Official Website

Bihar Polytechnic Recruitment 2024 Important Dates

Candidates preparing for the Bihar Polytechnic Exam should know about the important dates which are mentioned below:

EventsDates 2024 (Announced)
Notification release date11 April, 2024
Online registration begins12th April 2024
Counseling commencement11th May 2024
Last date of paying the fee through online mode14th May 2024
Application Correction16th to 18th May 2024
Admit card release date13th June 2024
Exam dateCounseling commencement
Exam Date for PE (Polytechnic Engineering)22 June, 2024
Result DeclarationJune/ July 2024
Counseling commencementJuly 2024

Bihar Polytechnic Recruitment 2024 Application Fee

The application fee for the Bihar Polytechnic 2024 is listed below:

Bihar Polytechnic Application Fee 2024
Number of CoursesCategory
General CategorySC/ ST Category
OneRs. 750Rs. 480
TwoRs. 850Rs. 530
ThreeRs. 950Rs. 630
FourRs. 1150Rs. 730

Note- The application fee may vary as the course is selected by the aspirants.

Bihar Polytechnic 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The course-wise eligibility criteria are mentioned below:

Bihar Polytechnic 2024 Educational Qualification

PPE (Part-Time Polytechnic Engineering) Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Passed 10th or equivalent exam with two years ITI. OR Passed the 10th or equivalent exam along with two-year work experiences in a firm/company/business/institution or government/non-government organization.
  • Minimum Percentage: Securing 50% marks in Science and Mathematics individually.
  • Age Limit: The minimum age should be 19 years as of 1/7/2024 (Expected).

PE (Polytechnic Engineering) Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Passed or appearing 10th or equivalent exam from a recognized board with securing a minimum of 35% marks.
  • Age Limit: There is no upper or lower age limit.

PMD (Para Medical Dental) Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Aspirants should have cleared or appeared in the 10th or equivalent exam from CBSE, ICSE, or another recognized board with core subjects like physics, chemistry, biology, and English.
  • Age Limit: The minimum age should be 15 years and the maximum should be 30 years or on 31st December 2023 (Expected).

PM (Para Medical) Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: For a Diploma in Pharmacy, candidates must have passed the 12th or equivalent exams with physics, chemistry, English, maths, and biology subjects.
  • For the GNM course, candidates should have cleared the 12th or equivalent exam with physics, chemistry, and biology subjects by securing a minimum of 40% marks for general candidates and 35% marks for reserved candidates.
  • Age Limit: The minimum age should be 17 years and the maximum 32 years (35 years for GNM) as of 31st December 2023 (Expected). Candidates must be an Indian citizen and should be medically fit.

Check out the eligibility criteria for JEECUP 2023 (UP Polytechnic)

Bihar Polytechnic 2023 Nationality

  • Candidates must be Indian citizens.
  • Candidates, whose parents are permanent residents of Bihar state can apply.
  • Candidates whose parents are registered refugees from Bihar state can also apply.
  • Candidates whose parents are government employees of Bihar state are also eligible.
  • Candidates, whose parents are designated employees of the Indian government or designated employees of the Indian government under undertakings/institutes in Bihar can also apply.
  • Candidates whose parents are employed in the nation & presently designated in Bihar are also eligible.

Bihar Polytechnic 2024 Lateral Entry Eligibility Criteria 

The following are the eligibility requirements for Lateral Entry admissions:

  • Candidates have to qualify for their intermediate (with science) or 12th Science Vocational or Technical to get admission in the 2nd year of the polytechnic.
  • Candidates who complete 10th + ITI (2 years) are also eligible.
  • There is no age limit for applying.
  • Candidates should be a citizen of India and their parents should belong to the Bihar state.

Bihar Polytechnic 2024 Exam Pattern

The DCECE Examination is held to provide candidates with admission to various programs in the fields of PM (Para Medical), PMD (Para Medical Dental), PPE (Part-Time Polytechnic Engineering), and PE (Polytechnic Engineering). The Exam pattern for Bihar Polytechnic 2024 is given below:

  • Course: Bihar Polytechnic Exam 2024 DCECE will be conducted for admission to diploma-level courses. It will be conducted for PE/ PPE/ PMD/ PM courses.
  • Mode of Exam: DCECE will be conducted in offline mode (pen and paper-based mode).
  • Duration: A total of 2 hours and 15 minutes will be allotted to the candidates to answer the questions.
  • Language: The question paper will be asked in English & Hindi language.
  • Answer Marking: Candidates should use black & blue pens to mark the answers.
  • Number of Questions: The total number of questions will be 90.
  • Question Paper Type: The question paper of the Bihar Polytechnic exam will consist of objective-type questions. A total of four optional answers will be provided for every question and candidates are required to circle (mark) the correct option only.
  • Subjects: For the PE/PPE course, the questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects. For the PM course, the questions will come from General Science (Physics, Chemistry & Biology), Numerical Ability, Hindi, English, and GK.
  • Marking Scheme: Five marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: No negative marking.

Check out the complete Bihar Polytechnic Examination course-by-course exam pattern:

For PE(Polytechnic Engineering) and PPE (Part-Time Polytechnic Engineering):

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks

For PM (Para Medical):

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
General Science25125
Numerical ability1575

For PMD (Para Medical Dental):

SubjectsNumber of QuestionTotal Marks

Bihar Polytechnic Syllabus 2024

The syllabus for the Bihar Polytechnic Entrance Exam is mentioned below:

Bihar Polytechnic Physics Syllabus: 

Circular motion, unit, and dimensions, linear motion, the law of motion, oscillations and waves, optic, laws of motion, scalars and vectors, projectile, fluid, heat, electrostatics, electronic device, modern physics, current electricity, magnetism, etc.

Bihar Polytechnic Chemistry Syllabus: 

Some basic concepts of chemistry, hydrocarbon, chemical bonding and molecular structure, classification of elements and periodicity in properties, redox reaction, P- block elements, bimolecular, solution, solid-state, thermodynamics, hydrogen, etc.

Bihar Polytechnic Mathematics Syllabus:

Trigonometry, inverse circular function, properties of triangles, complex numbers, algorithm, the principle of mathematical induction, determination and their properties, binomial theorem, algebra, matric algebra, etc.

Check out the syllabus for JEECUP 2024 (UP Polytechnic)

How to download the Bihar Polytechnic Admit Card 2024?

The Bihar Polytechnic Exam 2024 admit card can be downloaded by following the simple steps mentioned below:

  • Go to the official website of BECEB.
  • On the screen, a new page appears.
  • Fill in the required information, such as your registration number and date of birth.
  • After entering your information, click the “Search & Download” button.
  • The admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Print the admit card after downloading it.
  • Take extra printouts of the admit card for future reference.

Direct link to download the Bihar Polytechnic entrance exam 2024 Admit Card:

Bihar Polytechnic 2024 Admit Card

How to Prepare for Bihar Polytechnic Exam 2024?

These are the simple preparation tips for the Bihar Polytechnic Exam 2024, follow them and ace your exam:

  • Tip 1: Before beginning exam preparation, students must understand the entire syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Tip 2: Solve sample papers and previous year’s papers.
  • Tip 3: Make a schedule for the exam and stick to it.
  • Tip 4: Mock tests will allow you to assess your speed and accuracy.
  • Tip 5: Make exam notes and review them.
  • Tip 6: Get some good study materials and use them to prepare for the exam.

These are the most recommended books from Agrawal Examcart for this Exam:

Book NameBook Link
General EnglishView Book
Maths ShortcutView Book
ReasoningView Book
Static GKView Book

Bihar Polytechnic 2024 | FAQs

Q1. What is the full form of BECEB?

Ans. The full form of BECEB is the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board.

Q2. What is the full form of DCECE?

Ans. The Diploma Certificate Entrance Competitive Examination (DCECE) is conducted by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB).

Q3. Can we do Polytechnic after the 10th?

Ans. A polytechnic diploma can help you get a better higher education. Based on your merit score, you can gain direct second-year lateral admission into B. Tech programs at prestigious engineering colleges across India.

Q4. Can I get a good job after the polytechnic?

Ans. After doing Polytechnic, candidates can get government job opportunities, including Junior Engineer, IT Assistant, PSU jobs, Clerk, Technician, and so on. BSNL, BHEL, GAIL, Railways, ONGC, DRDO, IPCL, and other PSUs The final job option for Polytechnic students is to start their own business and become self-employed.

Q5. What is the Bihar Polytechnic Online application starting date?

Ans. The Bihar Polytechnic 2024 applications are starting from 22nd April 2024.

Q6. What is the last date to apply for Bihar Polytechnic 2024?

Ans. The last date to apply online for Bihar Polytechnic is 15th May 2024.