Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board is the conducting authority of the JCECE. It is a self-financed, autonomous incorporated body of State Government that conducts this entrance exam, for the candidates seeking admission in various institutions of Jharkhand state. Conducted once a year (provided it has approval from the respective Departments of Government of Jharkhand for the respective session), the board offers admission into various courses, including B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering and Dairy Technology), B.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture, B.Sc (Hons.) Forestry, B.V.Sc. and A.H., B.F.Sc (Fisheries Science), and Homeopathy Degree courses.