BCECE LE 2024: Notification, Application Form, Eligibility

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Dec 12, 2023

BCECE LE 2024 exam notifications will be announced soon on the official website. Based on the previous years trends, BCECE LE application form 2024 is expected to be released on Apr 24, 2024. The last date to register for the exam is likely to be May 17, 2024. Candidates are advised to check the BCECE LE eligibility criteria 2024, before applying for the exam. 

Candidates are seeking a lateral entry in the undergraduate colleges of Bihar, can apply for BCECE LE 2024. This exam acts as a portal for entrance in the second year of various courses, such as Paramedical, Pharmacy, and Engineering. 

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About BCECE LE

The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Board for Lateral Entry conducts an entrance examination for admissions in the second year of various courses offered by Bihar based institutions. Conducted annually, it is a state-level examination which is commonly known as BCECE LE. If candidates are hailing from a Diploma background instead of +2 (Higher Secondary School), then, Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Board for Lateral Entry Entrance Examination (BCECE LE) is very significant for you.

BCECE LE 2024 is a gateway for college admissions in the following courses.

  • Engineering
  • Paramedical
  • Pharmacy

BCECE LE 2024 Exam Date

BCECEB will announce the official schedule for BCECE LE 2024 soon. Meanwhile, candidates can check the tentative exam schedule to 

has announced the tentative exam dates. Candidates can find the detailed exam schedule in the tabular below. 

BCECE LE 2024 Exam Dates
Event Date (Tentative)
Release of BCECE LE Online Registration form Apr 24, 2024
Closing of BCECE LE Online Registration form May 17, 2024
Last Date of Payment (Challan) May 18, 2024
Last Date of Online Payment May 18, 2024
BCECE LE Online Registration Form Correction May 19 - May 20, 2024
Release of BCECE LE Online Admit Card Jun 2024 
BCECE LE Exam Date Jul 2024 
Result Declaration Aug 2024
Counselling Date Sep 2024

BCECE LE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

For every field of specification, the eligibility criteria are separate. Check below to know more about the eligibility criteria of BCECE LE 2024. A candidate must fulfil the following norms in order to take this exam.

Residence/Nativity

BCECE LE is designed only for the natives of the state of Bihar. Though, there are various clauses that define this rule and give special recognition to some with special status. Read below to explore more.

  • A BCECE LE candidate must be a resident of India. Or
  • The parents of the candidate are from other states but are working in the state of Bihar. Or
  • The parents of the candidate must be residents of Bihar. Or
  • The parents of the candidate are refugees and living in Bihar. Or
  • The parents of the candidate are employees of the Central Government and located in Bihar.

BCECE LE 2024 Age Limit

  • There is no upper age limit for BCECE LE Engineering Course
  • The minimum age is 18 for a candidate to apply for BCECE LE.

BCECE LE 2024 Engineering Eligibility

To apply for BCECE LE 2024 Engineering Course, a candidate must have completed a 3 Year Diploma in Engineering. A candidate is required to have a minimum percentage to take admission below mentioned is the category based criteria for the same.

BCECE LE Engineering Eligibility
Category Marks
General 45%
Reserved (SC/ST/BC/EBC) 40%

BCECE LE 2024 Paramedical Eligibility

  • Candidates who have passed Diploma Course in Paramedical are eligible for BCECE LE Exam.
  • The candidates who are currently appearing in the second year of the Paramedics course can also apply for BCECE LE.

BCECE LE 2024 Pharmacy Eligibility

Candidates who have passed Diploma Course in Pharmacy are eligible for BCECE LE Exam. The candidates who are currently appearing in the second year of the Pharmacy course can also apply for BCECE LE.

BCECE LE 2024 Application Form

BCECE LE 2024 application form will be announced soon on the official website. Before completing BCECE LE application form candidates are required to go through the eligibility criteria thoroughly. So, that a candidate does not have to face any discrepancy while applying and throughout the process of selection. Go through the instructions mentioned below to apply online for BCECE LE 2024 exam.

Steps to Apply for BCECE LE Application Form

Follow the steps mentioned below to successfully apply  for BCECE LE 2024.

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of BCECE LE
  • Step 2: Register using your email address.
  • Step 3: Log in with credentials sent to your email address.
  • Step 4: Fill out the form with all the information
  • Step 5: Note down the application number and other credentials.
  • Step 6: Make the payment
  • Step 7: Keep the receipt

BCECE LE Application Form Correction

Follow the below steps to know how to do BCECE LE application form correction:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of BCECEB.
  • Step 2: Click on the 'BCECEB Application Form' and log in using the registration number and password.
  • Step 3: Make the necessary changes in the details that are allowed for edit in the 'BCECE LE Application Form' and hit the Overview option.
  • Step 4: Verify the edits made and then submit BCECE LE application form on the dashboard.

BCECE LE 2024 Application Fee

BCECE LE 2024 Application fee is INR 2200. The fee can be submitted using a Debit Card/Credit Card or Net Banking. The payment can be a difficult process for some people. Here’s a list of instructions to follow while paying the fee.

  • Make sure your account has enough money to pay.
  • Make sure you have proper connectivity with the internet which remains unbothered during the process.
  • Don’t abort the payment in-between.
  • Don’t wait for the last date and last hours to pay. There is a high risk of weak servers during the last hours of fee submission.
  • Don’t lose the receipt, it can be helpful if any conflict arises or the fee is not accepted by the board due to any reason.

BCECE LE 2024 Admit Card

BCECE LE 2024 admit card will be released on the official website, which the candidates can download by logging in by using their registered credentials. Candidates having any error in their BCECE LE 2024 admit card like the candidates name, date of birth, exam centre and etc can be corrected by visiting the exam controller. 

Steps to Download BCECE LE 2024 Admit Card

Candidates can download their admit card by following the mentioned steps below.

  • Step 1: Click here to visit BCECE LE Website
  • Step 2: Click on the link to BCECE LE Admit Card
  • Step 3: Login using your credentials
  • Step 4: Review your Admit card
  • Step 5: Download PDF of your BCECE LE Admit Card
  • Step 6: Take a print out of the same for future references.

BCECE LE 2024 Exam Pattern

BCECE LE 2024 exam pattern is mentioned below.

BCECE LE 2024 Exam Pattern
Duration 2 Hours 15 Minutes
Mode Offline
Pattern Multiple Choice Based
Marking Scheme 4 Marks for every correct answer and negative 1 for every wrong answer

Please note that the exams have three sections in total. For specialisation-wise exam pattern of BCECE LE 2024 check the tables below-

BCECE LE 2024 Pattern Engineering Course

BCECE LE 2024 Pattern Engineering Course
Subject Total number of questions Total Marks
English 50 200
Engineering Mechanics 50 200
Mathematics 50 200

BCECE LE 2024 Pattern Paramedical Course

BCECE LE 2024 Pattern Paramedical Course
Subject Total number of questions Total Marks
English 50 200
Anatomy and Physiology 50 200
Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Pathology 50 200

BCECE LE 2024 Pattern Pharmacy Course

BCECE LE 2024 Pattern Pharmacy Course
Subject Total number of questions Total Marks
English 50 200
Human Anatomy and Physiology, Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology, Pharmaceutics-I, Pharmacognosy, Health Education and Community Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I 50 200
Pharmaceutics-II, Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II, Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Drug Store and Business Management 50 200

BCECE LE 2024 Syllabus

For BCECE LE 2024, English is the common subject for every steam. The course content is of only high school level. BCECE LE English Syllabus contains topics such as Comprehension, Vocabulary, and Grammar. Check below for stream-wise syllabus of BCECE LE.

BCECE LE 2024 Syllabus Engineering Course

The syllabus of BCECE LE contains mainly three subjects which are as follows-

  • English
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Mathematics

BCECE LE 2024 Syllabus Paramedical Course

For BCECE LE Paramedical lateral entry course the subjects are as follows-

  • English
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Pathology

BCECE LE 2024 Syllabus Pharmacy Course

For BCECE LE Pharmacy candidates the course content is as follows-

  • English
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology
  • Pharmaceutics-I
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Health Education and Community Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I
  • Pharmaceutics-II
  • Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Drug Store and Business Management

BCECE LE 2024 Exam Reference Books

Following list contains popular books used as reference material while preparing for BCECE LE by candidates.

BCECE LE 2024 Exam Reference Books
Book Author/Publication
Bihar Para Medical Matric Guide 2024 Arihant Experts
Complete Companion for GPAT and other Pharmacy Entrance Exam Umang Shah, Ashish Patel, Ashok Akabari, Amit Kumar Baset
Diploma in Pharmacy Entrance Exam Guide RPH Editorial Board
Lateral Entry to Engg. Degree (B.E./B.Tech) Exam Guide RPH Editorial Board
LEET (Lateral Engineering Entrance Test) 2024 – Guide GKP
LEET For Lateral Entry to Engineering Degree Programmes Gurmeet Singh and Dr. Vaneet Singh

BCECE LE 2024 Reservation Criteria

Category-wise seats are reserved in BCECE LE 2024 Exam. The table below gives the complete detail on it. 60% of seats are reserved in BCECE LE 2024 Exam.

BCECE LE 2024 Reservation Criteria
Category Percentage of Seats Reserved
SC 16%
ST 1%
EBC 18%
BC 12%
RCG 3%
EWS 10%

BCECE LE 2024 Result

BCECE LE 2024 results will be announced soon on the official website. Usually, it takes a month or two after successful completion of exams for the board to declare the result. You can download the result of BCECE LE 2024 by using the login details and following the steps mentioned below.

Steps To Check BCECE 2024 Result

Follow the steps mentioned below to check BCECE LE 2024 result. 

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the BCECE LE portal on the official website.
  • Step 2: Login with your password and Date of Birth
  • Step 3: Click on the "Result". The page will be redirected.
  • Step 4: Download the result and take a hard copy of the same.

BCECE LE 2024 Rank Card

BCECE LE Board will release a Rank Card that helps the candidate to participate in BCECE LE counselling process. It is highly recommended to keep BCECE LE rank card safe until at least the commencement of classes.

BCECE LE 2024 Cutoff

BCECE LE Cutoff will be released after the exam. BCECE LE Rank Card is declared for every course separately. BCECE LE Cutoffs are declared with results and are usually mentioned in the scorecard. To get an admission into a premium college, a candidate must aspire to score significantly high above the cutoff.

BCECE LE 2024 Counselling

BCECE LE 2024 counselling schedule will be released soon after the exam. The counselling procedure will be based on the merit list and the rank mentioned in the rank card. BCECE LE Counselling will give the admission in various undergraduate colleges of Bihar.

BCECE LE Previous Year Question Paper

BCECE previous year question papers are provided in the tabular below. Click on the following links to download BCECE LE Previous Year Question Paper.

BCECE LE Previous Year Question Papers
Question Paper Direct Links
BCECE LE Previous Year Question Paper (Biology) Click Here
BCECE LE Previous Year Question Paper (Chemistry) Click Here
BCECE LE Previous Year Question Paper (Maths) Click Here

Contact Information

In case of any questions or queries, candidates can reach out to the concerned authorities through the following contact details 

Website: www.bceceboard.bihar.gov.in

Contact no: 0612-2220240, 0612-2225387

Address: BCECE Board I.A.S. Association Building Near Patna Airport, Patna - 800014, Bihar (INDIA)

FAQs

Should a candidate applying for BCECE LE belong to Bihar only?

Yes, A candidate is required to be a resident of Bihar. But this is not the only criteria to check whether you are eligible or not. Go to the eligibility section for detailed criteria.

Can I take BCECE LE exam twice?

There is no restriction on the number of times a candidate can try and the only constraint is age of the candidate.

For how long BCECE LE exam rank card is valid?

BCECE LE rank card is valid for a year.

When will BCECE LE application form 2024 release?

BCECE LE 2024 application form is expected to be released on Apr 24, 2024. The last date to register for the same is likely to be May 17, 2024. The official notifcation for the same will be released soon.

What is the BCECE LE exam date 2024?

BCECE LE 2024 exam is scheduled to be conducted in Jul 2024. The official dates for BCECE LE 2024 will be announced soon by the conducting body, BCECB.

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