Bihar UGEAC Counselling/Admission 2024 - Dates, Application Form, Selection Procedure

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: October 31, 2023 03:57 pm IST | JEE Main

Bihar UGEAC Admissions 2024 will tentatively start from July 2024. Check Bihar B.Tech admissions 2024 details such as B.Tech entrance exams, eligibility, fees, and dates here.

Bihar UGEAC Counselling

Bihar UGEAC Counselling/ Admission 2024 - The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Exam Board (BCECEB) will tentatively commence the application process of BCECE UGEAC 2024 tentatively on July 2024.Candidates should be aware that online registration for admission to BE / B.Tech course is over, based on which seat allotment for all rounds of counselling will be conducted. The seat allotment will be conducted in online mode for a total of two rounds.

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Exam Board (BCECEB) is responsible for organizing B.Tech admissions in Bihar. The name of the admission process has been changed to Under Graduate Engineering Admission Counselling (UGEAC). 

Bihar is one of the states in India where B.Tech admission process is conducted on the basis of the national-level exam, i.e., JEE Main 2024. Students with minimum qualifications prescribed by BCECEB and a valid entrance test score can secure admission to Bihar engineering colleges. Bihar B.Tech aspirants can check all the details about Bihar B.Tech admissions such as admission dates, Bihar B.Tech eligibility criteria, selection/ counselling procedure, and seat reservation policy here.

Bihar UGEA 2024 Choice Filling

Bihar UGEAC Important Dates 2024 

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) has made changes in certain important dates. Candidates can check the latest dates of Bihar UGEAC 2024 which are presented below. 



Commencement of UGEAC online Registration 2024

First Week of June 2024

Online Registration closing date of UGEAC Counselling 2024

First Week of July 2024

Last date of payment through Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/ UPI with final submission of the online Application Form of Registered candidate

Second Week of July 2024

Online Editing of Application Form

Second Week of July 2024

UGEAC Rank Card 2023 release 

Second Week of July 2024

Proposed date of Online Counselling

Third Week of July 2024

Deadline for choice filling and counselling registration

Fourth Week of July 2024

First Round provisional seat allotment Result publication date

Last Week of July 2024

Downloading of Allotment Order (1st Round) 

Last Week of July to First Week of August 2024

Documents Verification and Admission (1st Round)

Last Week of July to First Week of August 2024

Second Round provisional seat allotment Result publication date

First Week of August 2024

Downloading of Allotment Order (2nd Round) .

Second Week of August 2024

Documents Verification and Admission (2nd Round) 

Second Week of August 2024

Bihar UGEAC Rank Card 2024

Candidates can download their Bihar UGEAC 2024 rank card from the direct link provided below

Direct Link to check the Bihar UGEAC Rank Card 2024 - To be Updated

Entrance Exams Accepted by Bihar Engineering Colleges 2024

BCECE has stopped conducting a separate entrance exam for Bihar B.Tech admission, and the admission process will be based on JEE Main rank.

Bihar UGEAC Eligibility Criteria 2024

The eligibility criteria for B.Tech admission in Bihar can be categorized as follows –

Age Limit

B.Tech admission in Bihar does not have any upper age limit. Candidates applying for admission must be 17 years of age as of the year of admission.

Domicile Rules

Candidates who have passed Class 12 from Bihar are eligible for the B.Tech counselling process in Bihar. Permanent residents of Bihar who have been living in the state for 10 years can also apply for B.Tech admission in Bihar under the state quota. Candidates whose parents are serving in the Bihar government can also apply for B.Tech admission in Bihar.

Academic Requirements

For B.Tech admission in Bihar, a candidate must have passed Class 12 with PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) as the main subjects. The candidates must note that they should have at least 40-45% of marks in Class 12 to be eligible for B.Tech admission in Bihar.

Documents Required for B.Tech Admission in Bihar 2024

The candidates must carry the following documents to the reporting center and college at the time of reporting –

  • Passing Certificate / Mark sheet / Admit Card of Matric / equivalent exam

  • Passing Certificate / Mark sheet / Admit Card of Intermediate/ 10+2 / equivalent exam

  • JEE Main 2023 admit card

  • JEE Main 2023 scorecard

  • Residential Certificate

  • Caste Certificate

  • Aadhar Card

  • Six copies of the passport-size photographs, which were pasted on the JEE Main admit card 2023

  • Downloaded print of Online filled Application Form (Part A & Part B) of Bihar UGEAC 2023 counselling 

  • Any other documents required (if any) such as DQ (PwD)/SQM / EWS certificate

  • All the Certificates/documents in original as per the requirements of admissions in Private Engg. Colleges

Bihar UGEAC Admission Process 2024

The B.Tech admission authority of Bihar will prescribe a cutoff mark for the JEE Main exam for B.Tech admission. Candidates who clear the cutoff prescribed by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Exam Board will be included in the merit list for Bihar B.Tech admissions. Only those candidates who feature in the merit list will be considered for the B.Tech counselling process in Bihar. Candidates can check the registration process for Bihar UGEAC Counselling 2024 given below. 

Step 1: Registration 

  • To register, the candidates must fill out the information requested in Step One of the application form, which appears on the computer screen

  • Now enter JEE Main 2024 application number, then click the verify button, enter Date of Birth, and finally click OK to verify

  • If Data gets verified then proceed with further process else provide your correct credentials like

  • JEE Main 2024 Application No. and Date of Birth

  • While registering, candidates must ensure that they have provided their own email address and phone number, since all registration-related information will be delivered to the same email address and phone number

  • The candidate must validate their mobile number and email address by entering a verification code issued to their respective cellphone number and email address

  • Following successful registration and verification of mobile number and email address, the mobile number and email address will not be modified under any circumstances.

  • After successfully registering, candidates will get an email and a message confirming their registration

  • After that, the candidate must connect to their account by providing their registered email ID and password, and then proceed with the other actions to successfully submit their online application form

  • The candidate is responsible for keeping the password submitted in the Application Form secret; otherwise, the BCECE Board will not be held liable for any complications

  • The candidate's email address will serve as a username

Step 2: Personal Information 

After successfully registering and activating the account, the applicant should "Sign in" to his account again and then complete the essential personal information entries on the computer screen. Then press the "Submit & Continue" button.

Step 3: Upload Photo and Signature

After providing their personal information, the candidate should scan and upload their passport-size high-contrast image (the photo must be snapped with a placard displaying the candidate's name and snapping date), and full signature in Hindi and English (not in capital letters). After you've uploaded your photo and signature, click the "Submit & Continue" button.

Quick Link: List of documents required for Bihar UGEAC 2024 Counselling

Step 4: Educational Qualification

Following the upload of the scanned photo and signature, the candidate should enter their educational information on the computer screen and click on the "Submit & Continue" option.

Step 5: Preview your application

After submitting educational information, the candidate must verify all of the information provided by confirming the given information. If any information is found to be incorrect, the applicant should click the "Back to Edit" option and make the necessary changes. The candidate should then click the "Submit & Continue" button so that the entered information is updated.

If the preview of the application form is deemed to be valid, the applicant must provide his or her Declaration and click the "Confirm & Submit" button in order to pay the Examination Fee.

Step 6: Payment of Application Fees

After reviewing and completing the Application Form, the candidate should click the "Proceed to Payment" option and follow the instructions on the computer screen to finish the payment procedure for the Counselling Fee. Counselling fees paid will not be reimbursed.

If the applicant wishes to pay the Counselling Fee online, he or she should pick the online option from the payment mechanism displayed on the computer screen and "Make the Payment" using a credit card, debit card, net banking, or UPI.

For online payments, the candidate must pay a processing fee in addition to the Counselling Fee.

Step 7: Download Part- A & Part B

After paying the Counselling fee by the due date and time, the candidate must download a hard copy (Part-A & Part-B) of the online submitted Application Form and keep it safe in his possession because it contains all information provided by the candidate as well as the UGEAC-ID made available by the Board for use during counselling.

UGEAC Counselling Fees 2024

Candidates need to pay the required counselling fee to complete the registration for Bihar UGEAC counselling 2024. The category-wise Bihar UGEAC counselling fees 2024 are as follows. 



Unreserved/ BC / EBC candidates

Rs. 1200/- 

SC / ST / DQ (PwD) candidates

Rs. 600/-

Merit List Preparation

The admission authority will prepare a merit list of candidates based on their scores in the entrance test and Class 12 PCM subjects. All the candidates who score the minimum qualifying marks in the state-level entrance exam will be included in the merit list. The candidates will be allotted a rank so that they will have an idea of his/ her position in the merit list. Candidates who are included in the merit list of Bihar B.Tech admissions can proceed for choice entry on dates specified by the admission authority.

The selection of candidates will be based on the merit list and rank. In all, the admission/ selection procedure for B.Tech admissions in Bihar is completely based on merit. Only those candidates who take part in the counselling process will be granted B.Tech admission subject to merit and availability of seats.

Bihar UGEAC Admission Reservation Policy 2024

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Exam Board will fill 100% of seats in government engineering colleges and a specific percentage of seats in private engineering colleges across the state. Seats filled by the admission authority are treated as state quota seats. The reservation policy of the Bihar government applies to state quota engineering admissions. The seats are distributed across various categories as follows –

Name of the Category

Percentage of Seats Reserved







EBC (Extremely Backward Class)




RCG (Reserved Category Girls)




B.Tech admissions in Bihar are bound to the reservation policy as mentioned above. The admission committee will make a decision on the transfer of seats to a specific category if seats fall vacant in any of the above categories.

Bihar UGEAC Counselling Process 2024

Candidates who will clear the JEE Main entrance exam and are declared eligible for the B.Tech counselling process can take part in the E-Counselling procedure conducted by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Exam Board. There is specific registration for an e-counselling process conducted by the admission authority for Bihar B.Tech admissions. The candidates who are eligible to take part in the e-counseling process must note that there is no specific registration fee for the counselling process. The candidates must pay the registration fee to participate in the counselling process. 

The counselling process for Bihar B.Tech admissions is as follows –

Registration for E-Counselling:

Registration for e-counselling will start in July 2024. Follow the steps below for e-counselling registration –

  • The candidates must visit the official website ‘BCECE Admissions’

  • Read the instructions carefully and click on ‘I Agree’

  • The registration form will flash on the screen now

  • Select the course (B.Tech) and enter your BCECE Roll Number, Registration Number, Date of Birth, and Name.

  • Enter the security code displayed.

  • Check the above details and click on the ‘Submit’ button.

  • More columns will be displayed now

  • The candidates must fill in the Class 12 passing status by clicking on the Radio Button

  • Enter the marks scored in Class 12 exams in the columns specified

  • Finally, create a password with alphanumeric characters

  • An OTP will be sent to the candidate’s mobile number after entering the password

  • Enter the OPT and click on the ‘Confirm Registration’ option

  • The registration process is completed now

Choice Filling:

  • After the completion of the registration process as mentioned above, the candidates must click on the “Fill Choice Button”. The option can be found in the Menu bar on the screen.

  • Instructions will be displayed on the screen, and the candidates are advised to read the instructions carefully before Choice Filling.

  • The choice filling form will have two blocks. The left block will have the list of colleges and engineering branches in alphabetical order. The right block will have choices filled by the candidates.

  • If the candidates wish to select a college, they will have to click on the ‘Add’ button. The college selected by the candidates will appear on the right block.

  • There is no limit on the number of colleges that candidates can choose in the choice-filling form

  • The candidates can SWAP or Move the choices according to his/ her priority.

  • It is advisable to add a maximum number of colleges in the choice filling the form for better admission chances.

  • After filling in the choices, click on the ‘Save Choice’ button or ‘Save and Exit’ button

  • The candidates must note that choice filling is a one-time option, and the same will not be allowed for the second and third rounds of the counselling process.

Choice Locking:

  • The choice-locking facility will be activated after the successful completion of the choice-filling process.

  • If you are satisfied with the choices that you have added to the choice filling form, click on the ‘Lock Choices’ button.

  • It is mandatory to enter the password to lock choices.

  • After entering the password, click on the ‘Submit’ button to lock the choices.

  • The candidates can also unlock the choices within the specified date to make modifications.

  • After locking the choices, click on the ‘Print Locked Choice’ button.

  • Take the printout of the choice entry form and keep it for future reference.

The initial stages of the Bihar B.Tech counselling process conclude with choice entry and locking. The seat allotment procedure follows next.

Bihar UGEAC Seat Allotment Procedure 2024

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Exam Board will conduct three stages of the counselling process. Candidates who do not secure admission in the first round can take part in Round 2 or 3. The seat allotment procedure involves the following stages –

Intimation of Seat Allotment

The admission authority will release seat allotment results on its website, and the candidates can check his/ her seat allotment status from the official website. The candidates will also receive an SMS regarding their seat allotment. After checking the seat allotment status on the official website, the candidates must take the printout of the seat allotment letter (at least three copies).

Candidates who do not secure admission in Round 1 can wait until Round 2/ 3 for the up-gradation of seat/ allotment.

Admission Fee Payment

Along with the admission allotment letter and relevant documents, the candidates must report to the nearest reporting center with a Demand Draft of Rs. 2,500 in favor of the allocated institute. The next stage is document verification.

Verification of Documents at the Reporting Centre

The candidates must carry all the relevant documents to the reporting center. The admission of the candidates will be confirmed only after depositing Rs. 2,500 and document verification.

Reporting to College

Report to the college within the specified date with all the relevant documents and pay the remaining first-year B.Tech tuition fee (if any).

Popular B.Tech Colleges in Bihar 2024

All government and private engineering colleges in Bihar consider BCECE scores for B.Tech admissions. Some of the popular B. Tech colleges in Bihar are -

Name of the College

Seat Matrix (Approx)

Bhagalpur College of Engineering


Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology


Gaya College of Engineering


Motihari Engineering College


Dr. C.V. Raman University240

Darbhanga Engineering College


Nalanda College of Engineering, Chandi


LNJPIT Technology, Chapra


Bakhtiyarpur Engineering College


Sitamarhi Institute of Technology




Shershah College of Engineering




Katihar College of Engineering


Purnea College of Engineering


Sahasra College of Engineering


Supaul College of Engineering


Government Engineering College, Banka


Government Engineering College, Vaishali


Government Engineering College, Jamui


Exalt College of Engineering


Click on the link below to view more BTech colleges in Bihar

B.Tech Colleges in Bihar and Fee Structure

The above seat matrix is tentative, and it may change for the academic session of 2024.

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We hope that the above article on Bihar B.Tech admissions was helpful to you. Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for the latest updates on Bihar B.Tech admissions.


Can I submit the Bihar UGEAC application/counselling fee in offline mode?

Yes, the fee can be paid in offline mode also. For this, candidates will have to download Bank Challan from the website and submit the fee by visiting any bank before the last date. Online payment can be done through Debit/credit card or internet banking.


How can I register for Bihar UGEAC?

Candidates can complete the Bihar UGEAC registration at the official website.


Who will conduct Bihar UGEAC?

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) is conducting Bihar UGEAC.


What is the mode of Bihar UGEAC counselling?

Bihar UGEAC counselling will be conducted in both online and offline modes.


What documents related to JEE Main exam are required during Bihar UGEAC counselling?

For Bihar UGEAC, candidates will have to bring JEE Main scorecard and admit card along with their photocopies during document verification.



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