Bihar DCECE Polytechnic Entrance Exam 2020: New Date, Admit Card (Nov 12), Application Form (Closed), Counselling, Admission Process, Eligibility

Sukriti Vajpayee
Sukriti VajpayeePublished On: October 26, 2020

Bihar Polytechnic Entrance Exam 2020 will be conducted on November 26 & 27, 2020. Candidates can download the admit card from November 12, 2020. Check revised dates for the Bihar Polytechnic entrance exam & admission process here. 

Bihar Polytechnic Admissions

Bihar Polytechnic Admission 2020 - The entrance exam date for Bihar (DCECE) Polytechnic Entrance Exam 2020 has been confirmed, and the exam will take place on November 26 & 27, 2020Polytechnic has emerged as one of the popular courses for students and its demand has increased significantly. Every year, innumerable students apply for admission to some of the best polytechnic colleges in India. Polytechnic courses are the best choice for students who aspire to pursue a career in the technical field without traversing the usual path of completing a degree of Bachelor in Technology (B.Tech) or Bachelor in Engineering (B.E.).

This article contains all the information about Bihar Polytechnic admissions 2020. The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Exam Board, also known as the BCECE Board, conducts a state-level entrance examination for admission to polytechnic courses in the various engineering colleges of Bihar. The exam for polytechnic admissions in Bihar is called DCECE (Diploma Certificate Entrance Competitive Examination) and it is held every year for shortlisting students. The details of DCECE 2020 are given in this article. Students can find the important dates, eligibility criteria, counselling process, and fee structure as well.

Bihar DCECE 2020 Admit Card

Bihar DCECE 2020 admit card will be released on November 12, 2020, and the candidates can download the same through the direct link available on this page. The candidates must note that the admit card will have Covid-19 instructions, which the candidates must follow strictly. 

Bihar DCECE Application Form Correction 2020

Candidates who have made mistakes while filling the application form for Bihar DCECE 2020 can make corrections in the same from October 01 to 03. Direct link to make corrections in the application form will be updated. The candidates must note that no changes will be accepted after the specified deadline.

Bihar DCECE Important Dates 2020 (Revised)

The important dates of DCECE 2020 are given in this section -



Commencement of application process (Re-Open)

September 20, 2020

Last date for submitting applications

September 28, 2020

Application correction window

October 01 to 03, 2020

Release of admit card

November 12, 2020

DCECE 2020 Exam (for PE and PPE)

November 26 & 27, 2020

DCECE 2020 Exam (for PM and PMD)

November 26 & 27, 2020

Declaration of results

To be Notified

Beginning of Counselling Process

To be Notified

DCECE Exam Pattern 2020

The exam pattern of DCECE 2020 is explained in the table below. Students can find all the details of the DCECE exam pattern 2020 here.



Mode of exam

Offline (pen and paper)

Type of questions

Objective (Multiple Choice Type Questions)

Language of the exam

Hindi and English

Sections of the exam


Subjects asked

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

Total questions


Marking scheme

+5 for every correct answer

Duration of the exam

2 hours 15 minutes

Total marks


Bihar DCECE Counselling Dates 2020

The expected counselling dates of DCECE 2020 for polytechnic as well as part-time polytechnic are given in the table below:



Publication of the merit list

To be Notified

Publication of seat matrix and business rule

To be Notified

Commencement of online registration and choice filling

To be Notified

Publication of result date of the 1st round of provisional seat allotment

To be Notified

Downloading the allotment order of Round 1

To be Notified

Document verification and admission of Round 1

To be Notified

Publication of result date of the 2nd round of provisional seat allotment

To be Notified

Downloading the allotment order of Round 2

To be Notified

Document verification and admission of Round 2

To be Notified

Publication of result date of the 3rd round of provisional seat allotment

To be Notified

Downloading the allotment order of Round 3

To be Notified

Document verification and admission of Round 3

To be Notified

Counselling for Part-Time Polytechnic (PPE)

To be Notified

Also Read: List of all Polytechnic (Diploma) Courses in India

Bihar DCECE Counselling Process 2020

The counselling process of DCECE 2020 for Bihar polytechnic courses is explained here. The details of the entire DCECE 2020 counselling procedure are explained in the points given below.

  • Candidates are called for the DCECE counselling according to their marks and ranks that are given in the merit list.
  • The counselling process of DCECE is organised completely through online mode.
  • The applicants can fill their choices of colleges in which they seek admission according to their ranks.
  • Seats are allotted to all candidates on the basis of their ranks, choices filled by them, their category, and the availability of seats in colleges.
  • Once the candidates are called for the counselling process, they have to produce their documents for verification at the time of counselling itself.
  • The candidates must get their original documents for the counselling process along with attested xerox copies of them.
  • The applicants are also required to clear the medical test round in order to get admission.
  • Once a seat is allotted to a candidate, he/ she has to submit the seat acceptance fee and proceed for the admission process further.
  • The seat once allotted cannot be changed under any circumstances.
  • Candidates will have to report to the allotted colleges with the fees and required documents for completing the admission formalities.

Documents Required for Bihar DCECE Counselling 2020

All candidates should carry the documents that are given below. They have to produce the original documents and also bring a set of photocopies of all the documents:

  • Mark sheet, pass certificate and admit card of class 10th.
  • Mark sheet, pass certificate and admit card of class 12th.
  • Admit Card of Bihar Polytechnic.
  • Score-card of Bihar Polytechnic.
  • Domicile Certificate.
  • Income Certificate.
  • Caste Certificate.
  • Character Certificate.
  • Transfer Certificate.
  • Six passport-sized photographs (same as the one pasted in the admit card).

DCECE Eligibility Criteria 2020

Candidates who aspire to appear for the DCECE 2020 exam must check if they qualify the DCECE 2020 eligibility criteria. Only after qualifying the conditions will the applicant be permitted to give the exam. Any discrepancy between the application form and the original documents of the candidate will lead to the cancellation of his/ her application. Check the DCECE eligibility criteria 2020 before applying for the exam.

Nationality- The candidate must be an Indian and should belong to at least one of these categories: The parents of the candidate must either belong to the state of Bihar or must have been refugees in the state/ employees under the Bihar government/ part of the Rashtra Sangh and based in Bihar at the current time/ employee of the Indian Government.

Age Limit- No age limit is set for admission to polytechnic engineering courses. For admission to the four-year part-time polytechnic engineering, the candidate must be at least 19 years old as on 1st July 2020.

Educational Qualification-

  • For Polytechnic Engineering: The candidate must have secured a minimum of 35 per cent marks in class 10th class from a school that belongs to the Bihar School Examination Board or any board of similar recognition. Students appearing for the class 10th board exams are also eligible to apply for the course.
  • For part-time four-year Polytechnic Engineering Courses: The candidate must have cleared class 10th from a recognised board along with two years of ITI. If not, the applicant must have cleared 10th along with work experience of two years. The candidates will be required to produce valid certificates from the company or organisation that they have worked for.

DCECE Application Fee 2020

The application fee of DCECE 2020 is mentioned below.

No. of Courses

Fee (General/ OBC)

Fee (SC/ ST)


Rs. 750

Rs. 480


Rs. 850

Rs. 530

Also Read:State Wise Polytechnic Entrance Exams in India - Eligibility and Admission Process

Polytechnic courses provide students with intensive theoretical as well as practical knowledge about various technical fields. As a course, polytechnic equips students with the necessary information and skill set required to work in the technical sector. As a result of which students are prepared to enter the job market right after completing the course.

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Dear Student,

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