Bihar Polytechnic 2021 (DCECE): Admit Card, Dates, Pattern, SyllabusBihar Polytechnic 2021 Application form has been released from 13th August till 4th September 2021. Bihar Polytechnic also known as Diploma Certificate Entrance Competitive Examination (DCECE) is the reputed examination which is conducted by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB). Bihar Polytechnic 2021 (DCECE) is the mandatory test for taking admission into polytechnic engineering (PE)/Part-time polytechnic engineering (PPE)/Para-medical-dental (PMD Matric Level)/Para Medical (PM Intermediate level) Courses. Candidates can know here the complete details about Bihar Polytechnic 2021 exam dates, pattern, admit card, etc.

Bihar Polytechnic 2021 Notification

Bihar Polytechnic 2021 Application form has been started from 13th August 2021- Click here to apply.

Bihar Polytechnic 2021 Application Form is available till 4th September 2021. Candidates can pay the fee till 6th September (Challan) & 7th September 2021 (Online).

The application form correction window will open from 8th September till 10th September 2021.

Bihar Polytechnic Exam Dates 2021

All the important dates of DCECE 2021, including application form date, exam date, admit card date and result date are given in the below table:

Availability of online application form13th August 2021
Application closing date4th September 2021(11:59 PM)
Last date of payment through challan6th September 2021
Last date of payment through net banking/credit card/debit card7th September 2021(11:59 PM) 
Application correction8th to 10th September 2021
Admit card release2nd week of September 2021
Date of Exam for PE and PPE2nd week of September 2021
Date of Exam or PM and PMD3rd week of September 2021
Result DeclarationOctober 2021

Bihar Polytechnic Application Form 2021

  • Bihar Polytechnic (DCECE) 2021 application form is issued by BCECE board via online mode.
  • Candidates must read the information brochure before filling the application form.
  • Application form is released from 13th august 2021 till 4th septmeber 2021.
  • Aspirants are firstly required to complete the registration process.
  • After the completion of registration, candidates can note down their registration ID and password for future use.
  • After making the payment, candidates will be able to fill their personal and qualification details.
  • Scanned images of signature (in Hindi and English) and photograph must be uploaded in the specified dimensions.
  • The application correction will open from 8th to 10th September 2021.

Application Fee

Following is the application fee for DCECE 2021


  • For 1 programme: 750/- Rs. (480/- for SC/ST)
  • For 2 programme: 850/- Rs. (530/- for SC/ST)
  • For 3 programme: 950/- Rs. (630/- for SC/ST)
  • For 4 programme: 1150/- Rs. (730/- for SC/ST)

Application fee shall be remitted through e-challan by cash payment in the Canara bank or through net banking/debit card/credit card.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility prescribed for appearing the Bihar Polytechnic 2021 (DCECE) is mentioned below:

  • Nationality: Candidate should bear the citizenship of India.
  • Resident: Parents of the candidates must be the resident of Bihar or government employee/posted in Bihar state.

Qualification Eligibility

CourseEligibility Criteria
PEQualifying Exam: 10th passed/appearing from recognized board.
Minimum marks: Prescribed marks in qualifying examination is 35% marks.
Age limit: No upper and lower age limit is prescribed for this course.
PPEQualifying Exam: Passed 10th standard along with two years ITI.10th class passed along with 2 years experience.
Age Criteria: Minimum age of the candidate should be 19 years as on 1st July 2021.
PMDQualifying Exam: Minimum qualification required is 10th passed/appearing from CBSE/ICSE or equivalent board.
Subjects: The qualifying examination must be passed in subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
Age Limit: The candidate’s minimum age must be 15 years as of 31st December 2021, and the maximum age limit is 30 years.
PMQualifying Exam: The prescribed qualification for Diploma in Pharmacy is 12th with physics, chemistry, english, maths/biology subjects. Candidates applying for the GNM course must pass the 12th exam in physics, chemistry,y and biology subjects by securing minimum 40% marks (40% for SC/ST).
Age Limit: Minimum age of the candidate should be 17 years as on 31st December 2021, while the upper age limit is 32 years.

Bihar Polytechnic Admit Card

Admit Card is an important document and shall be preserved carefully after the examination till the admission into the polytechnic is completed. DCECE 2021 admit card will be issued by the board in the 2nd week of September 2021. The candidate will be allowed at the designated examination center on production of printed Hall tickets.

Bihar Polytechnic Exam Pattern 2021

The examination of DCECE is conducted for four different courses. Therefore, the exam structure will differ course-wise. The details for the Bihar Polytechnic exam pattern 2021 is given below:

  • Exam Mode: DCECE is the paper based test (PBT).
  • Type of Questions: The question paper is based only on objective type questions.
  • Number of Questions: There will be total 90 questions in the exam.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of the exam will be 2 hours 15 minutes.
  • Marking Scheme: Candidate will get 5 marks for each correct answer.
SubjectsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
PE & PPE Courses
PM Course
General Science (Physics, Chemistry & Biology)25125
Numerical Ability1575
General Knowledge20100
PMD Course
General Knowledge1050

Bihar Polytechnic 2021 Syllabus

DCECE syllabus covers the areas of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, General Science, Hindi, English, General Knowledge & Biology. The syllabus for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics typically consist of 10th standard. To score good marks, students are advised to prepare according to syllabus.

How to Prepare for Bihar Polytechnic

Here are a few preparation tips that helps students to secure well in Bihar polytechnic entrance exam:

  • It is very essential to know the complete syllabus and exam pattern before start preparation.
  • Make a proper study timetable and follow it strictly.
  • Practice makes a man perfect and the Mathematics subject requires practice on daily basis. Take out an hour in a day to practice Mathematics regularly.
  • To strong your general knowledge portion, read newspapers daily and stay update with the latest happenings.
  • Keep yourself fit during the exams. Eat healthy food and also take a proper sleep.

Bihar Polytechnic Result

Bihar Polytechnic 2021 result for all the courses will be declared in the third week of September 2021. The marks obtained at the entrance test shall be considered for the purpose of assigning rank, on the basis of which, selection shall be made for admission into diploma courses. Bihar Polytechnic 2021 merit list will be released subject-wise after the announcement of result.

Bihar Polytechnic Counselling 2021

Soon after the declaration of BiharPolytechnic results, detailed notification will be published on the official website of BCECEB inviting the students for Bihar Polytechnic counselling. To attend, the counselling, qualified candidates have to download the counselling call letter from the official website of BCECEB. The call letter can be downloaded by entering roll number and DOB. In the counselling letter, candidates can check details regarding the date, time and venue to report for counselling.

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