JCECE: Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination

Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board conducts JCECE as a state level entrance exam for providing admission into B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering), B.V.Sc & Animal Husbandry, B.Sc. Agriculture, and several other courses.  The online registration for JCECE usually opens in April and exam is conducted in May every year. However, you can find variations in dates year by year and for the same you need to stay tuned with official.

JCECE Eligibility Criteria

Only eligible candidates are permitted to apply for JCECE. Therefore, it is essential to ensure your eligibility before you start applying for the exam.

Nationality: Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply.

Age Criteria: The minimum age criterion is 17 years. However, the upper age criterion for B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture, B.V. Sc. & A.H and and B.Sc (Hons) Forestry programmes is 22 years.

Domicile: Candidates having local residential certificate of Jharkhand state are permitted.

Minimum Education:

Course Minimum Education
B.Tech (Dairy Technology) Class 12th pass with PCME subject and secured at least 50% marks.
B.V. Sc & A.H Course Class 12th pass with PCBE subject and secured at least 50% marks(40% for reserved).
BHMS Class 12th with English, Physics, Chemistry & Biology
B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture & B.Sc (Hons) Forestry Course Class 12th either PCB/PCM

*Appearing candidates can also apply.

How to Apply for JCECE?

Eligible candidates are required to apply online for JCECE. The online application involves various stages including online registration, application form filling, uploading documents & images, fee payment and printout of the confirmation. Candidates can submit only one application at a time.

Application Fee

Course streams Fee Applicable
General/BC- I and II SC/ST
PCM or PCB Rs.900 Rs.450
PCMB Rs.1000 Rs.500

Fee can be paid using credit card/debit card and internet banking.

JCECE Exam Pattern

Please go through the prescribed exam pattern for JCECE:

JCECE is a computer based test.

The language mode of question paper will be Hindi & English.

Candidates will be given 2 hours for Chemistry & Physics and 1 hour will be given for Mathematics & Biology.

Only multiple choice questions are to be asked.

Total number of question will be 150 for PCB & PCM group and 200 questions for PCMB. Each question is associated to 1 mark.

There will be negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect response.

Group Subjects Involved No. of questions Marks
PCMB group Chemistry 50 50
Physics 50 50
Biology 50 50
Mathematics 50 50
In Total 200 questions 200 marks
Group Subjects Involved No. of questions Marks
PCB/PCM group Chemistry 50 50
Physics 50 50
Mathematics 50 50
In Total 150 questions 150 marks

JCECE Syllabus

JCECE syllabus includes topics from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. Students are recommended to study class 11th & 12th syllabus. Questions are asked from any part of the syllabus so it’s not recommended to cover only crucial chapters of concerned subjects. Solve numerical questions as many you can from different books and notes given by your mentor.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Can appearing candidates apply for JCECE?

Answer: Yes, appearing candidates can apply.

Question: What will be the mode of application?

Answer: You can apply online through the official website of JCECEB.

Question: Will the exam be paper-based or computer-based?

Answer: JCECE is a computer-based exam.

Question: Is there any negative marking?

Answer: Yes 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect response.

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