BCECE Exam Pattern 2024 - Question Paper, Marking Scheme, Mode

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BCECE 2024 Exam Pattern

BCECE exam pattern 2024 will be released by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) in its official notification. As per the BCECE 2024 exam pattern, the subjects included in the paper are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, and Agriculture. Candidates will get the option to choose from subject combinations like PCM/PCB/CBA/MBA/MCA/PCMB. There will be 300 multiple-choice questions asked in the BCECE 2024 exam. 4 Marks will be awarded for each correct answer. There will be a negative marking on 1 mark for each wrong answer. 

Candidates should study the complete BCECE 2024 syllabus to crack the exam and attempt BCECE sample papers, mock test, previous year papers, etc. Get the complete BCECE 2024 exam pattern here.

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Highlights of BCECE 2024 Exam Pattern

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) released the BCECE exam pattern 2024. The exam pattern of BCECE 2024 includes a marking scheme, section-wise weightage, subjects, duration, etc that candidates must be aware of. Candidates can check the highlights of the BCECE 2024 exam pattern given below. 

  • BCECE will be conducted in offline mode.
  • All the questions are in MCQs format.
  • Every subject contains 100 questions.
  • Available medium of examination is English and Hindi.
  • 4 marks are awarded for each correct answer.
  • 1 mark is deducted for each incorrect answer.

BCECE 2024 Subject Combination

The BCECE 2024 exam includes  Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Agriculture subjects. Candidates can select the combination based on the course they are applying to

  • PCM: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • PCB: Physics, Chemistry and Biology
  • PCMB: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology
  • CBA: Chemistry, Biology and Agriculture

BCECE 2024 Subject-wise Exam Pattern

Candidates can understand the subject-wise exam pattern of BCECE 2024 from the table given below. There will be groups from which candidates have to choose and attempt a total of 3 sections and solve total of 300 questions. 


Total Number of Questions

Marks Allotted for each subject

Duration of examination

Marking scheme




90 minutes for each subject

1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer

4 marks awarded to every correct answer













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FAQs about BCECE Exam Pattern

In which language BCECE exam 2024 be held?

The BCECE 2024 paper will be administered in English and Hindi language. 


Will the BCECE exam be held in online or offline mode?

The BCECE 2024 exam will be held in offline pen and paper mode.


Will there be a negative marking in the BCECE 2024 exam?

Yes, there will be negative markings in the BCECE exam 2024. For each wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted. And, for each right answer candidate will be awarded 4 marks.

What type of questions are asked in BCECE exam 2024?

The BCECE 2024 exam will include multiple-choice questions. Each subject will have 100 questions. 


What is the pattern of the BCECE entrance exam?

As per the BCECE exam pattern 2024, each section has 100 questions and a time limit of 1 hour and 30 minutes. For every correct answer, 4 marks will be awarded. 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. 


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