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BCECE UGEAC Choice Filling 2022 - Check Dates, Process, Choice Locking

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: September 22, 2022 09:12 am IST

BCECE UGEAC 2022 choice filling commenced on September 13. Check UGEAC 2022 choice filling process and tips here.

BCECE UGEAC Choice Filling

BCECE UGEAC Choice Filling2022: The choice filling process for B.Tech admission in Bihar, also known as UGEAC 2022 commenced on September 13, 2022. All the candidates who successfully registered for the UGEAC counselling 2022 are eligible for the choice filling. The admission process for B.Tech in Bihar is based on JEE Main rank, and the counselling process is conducted by BCECE. The B.Tech admission process of Bihar is also known as Under Graduate Engineering Admission Counselling (UGEAC). It is mandatory for all the candidates to fill the choices for UGEAC to be eligible for the seat allotment. In addition, only those candidates featured in the UGEAC Merit List 2022 are eligible for choice filling.

Latest: UGEAC Seat Allotment 2022 (Live Updates)

BCECE UGEAC Choice Filling Dates

The dates for Bihar UGEAC choice filling 2022 can be checked below –



Choice filling start date

September 13, 2022

Choice filling last date

September 18, 2022

Round 1 seat allotment

September 25, 2022

Steps to Fill Choices for BCECE UGEAC 2022

The steps to exercise choices for Bihar UGEAC 2022 can be checked below –


Step 1

Visit the official website –

Step 2

On the homepage of BCECE admissions website, click on ‘Fill Choices for UGEAC’

Step 3

Enter the UGEAC ID, Password and Security Code

Step 4

The list of colleges and courses will be displayed on the screen. Select the colleges and courses in priority order and then ‘Lock the Choices’

Step 5

If you want to ‘Unlock’ the choices, click on the relevant option and edit the choices before the last date.

BCECE UGEAC Choice Locking & Unlocking Process

The choice filling portal of Bihar UGEAC will have two options such as Choice Locking & Choice Un-Locking.

Choice Locking: After filling the choices, the candidates can select this option only if he/ she feels confident about the college and course options selected in the choice filling. However, the candidates will have an option to Un-Lock the choices before the last date.

Choice Un-Locking: If the candidates wish to edit the choices/ college or course options, he/ she can log in through the official website of BCECE admissions and unlock the choices. After unlocking, edit the choices/ add new choices. The candidates will have to ‘Lock’ the choices after editing/ adding the choices.

After the last date of choice filling, the ‘Unlocking’ option closes, and the options filled before the last date shall be treated final.

BCECE UGEAC Choice Filling Tips

While exercising the choices, the candidates will have to be cautious. He/ she should choose the college as per his requirement, rank in JEE Main and previous year cutoff. It is advisable to fill as many choices as possible for better admission chances. The candidates can choose college & course options in the choice filling. The below example will give a better understanding of choice filling.

Name of the College


Priority Number

College ‘A’

Computer Science Engineering


College ‘A’

Electronics & Communication Engineering


College ‘B’

Computer Science & Engineering


College ‘B’

Information Technology


College ‘C’

Computer Science & Engineering


College ‘C’

Electronics & Communication Engineering


Based on the choices/ preferences given by candidates, the seat allotment will be processed. The merit position of the candidates in the UGEAC merit list and options list will play a vital role in processing the seat allotment.

Bihar UGEAC Cutoff, Opening & Closing Ranks

For the latest updates on UGEAC 2022, stay tuned to CollegeDekho.


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