BCECE Cutoff 2020 and Category-wise Qualifying Marks

    Urvashi Singhal Urvashi Singhal
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    After result declaration of BCECE 2020, the cutoff is released by the board for all the qualified candidates. The exam conducting authority decides the qualifying marks that candidates must score to take admission in a particular course and institution of Bihar. It must be noted that the cutoff of BCECE 2020 varies based on institute and course to another.

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    • BCECE 2020 cutoff is prepared and published for all category candidates – General, SC, ST & OBC.
    • The cutoff of BCECE 2020 is released in form of opening and closing ranks for all candidates who appeared and qualified in the entrance exam.
    • Candidates need to check both opening and closing ranks of BCECE 2020 cutoff for admission purpose.
    • However, the closing rank will be the lowest rank at which admission will be closed. 
    • If a candidate has less marks than the closing rank, then he or she will not be entertained for admission to any BCECE Participating Colleges.

    Factors determing BCECE 2020 Cut Off

    While the cut off list is prepared for BCECE, there’s a list of certain factors that is kept in mind before coming to any conclusion. The factors are:

    1. The number of seats available in each program
    2. Number of candidates who have applied for each program
    3. Difficulty level of each section in BCECE
    4. Previous year cut-off trends of the entrance exam

    BCECE-Qualifying & Cut Off Marks

    BCECE 2020 Qualifying & Cutoff Marks

    Below is provided category-wise BCECE cutoff & qualifying marks:

    Candidate CategoryQualifying MarksCut Off Marks
    General Category (GEN)50%600
    Reserved Category (OBC, SC & ST)40%480
    General Category – PH45%540
    Reserved Category -PH40%480

    BCECE-Category Wise Rank

    BCECE–Category Wise Cut Off Rank (Previous Year)

    Candidates should check this section for category wise closing rank for PCM & PCB group:

    BCECE 2019 Cut off for PCB Group:

    The cutoff rank according to the categories of the candidates are mentioned below:

    Scheduled Tribe (ST)361
    Scheduled Caste (SC)352
    Extremely Backward Caste (EBC)449
    Backward Caste (BC)472
    Reserved Category Girls (RCG)464
    Disabled Quota (DQ)270

    BCECE 2019 Cut off for PCM Group:

    In this section, candidates can check the last year PCM group cutoff rank for counselling:

    Disabled Quota (DQ)118
    Service Men’s Quota (SMQ)133
    Open Merit (GEN)9281
    Scheduled Tribe (ST)194
    Scheduled Caste (SC)1807
    Extremely Backward Caste (EBC)3397
    Backward Caste (BC)4377
    Reserved Category Girls (RCG)1880

    BCECE 2018 Cut Off

    Following is the minimum marks range that was released by the authorities to qualify BCECE 2018.

    Candidate CategoryQualifying MarksCut Off Marks
    General Category (GEN)50%600
    Reserved Category (OBC, SC & ST)40%480
    General Category – PH45%540
    Reserved Category -PH40%480

    BCECE 2017 Cut Off

    Till 2017, BCECE was conducted in 2 stages. Stage 1 acted as a qualifier for the next stage. BCECE Cutoff for stage 1 depended on the difficulty level of the exam, the average marks obtained and the total number of candidates appeared for Stage 1 Exam.

    The table given below elaborates last year’s BCECE cut off for Stage 1.

    CategoryBCECE 2017 Cut off PercentageBCECE 2017 Cut off Marks
    General Category50%300
    General Category (PH)45%270
    Reserved Category(OBC, SC, ST)40%240
    Reserved Category (PH)40%240

    Candidates in the 2nd stage had to obtain the minimum qualifying marks (as given below), in order to obtain the call letter for counselling. 

    CategoriesQualifying PercentageQualifying Number (out 1200)
    General Category50%600
    General Category-PH45%540
    Reserved Category-(SC,ST,OBC)40%480
    Reserved Category-PH40%480

    BCECE 2016 Cut off for PCB

    • The below cutoff is listed according to the opening and closing ranks for different courses and colleges as well as according to the PCB or PCM Groups. 
    • BCECE board prepared three merit lists primarily viz. PCM group, PCB group and a joint merit list of PCM & PCB group. Hence the cutoff of all the three groups are separate.

    BCECE 2016 Cut off for PCB Group:

    CategoriesRank (Closing)

    BCECE 2016 Cut off for PCM Group:

    The branch-wise BCECE 2016 cutoff for various disciplines of engineering is listed in this table.

    BranchClosing Rank
    Electronics and Communication Engineering1069
    Computer Science Engineering1576
    Mechanical Engineering478
    Electrical Engineering601
    Civil Engineering609
    Information Technology1936
    Electrical and Electronics Engineering2434
    Leather Technology3380

    BCECE 2016 Cutoff PCB & PCM

    Candidates can refer to following table for BCECE 2016 (PCB & PCM Group). The cutoff is indicated for all the respective categories.

    BVC, PatnaB.V.Sc. & A.H880385222136164--
    FB Sciences &Humanities, RAU PUSABio tech494269225182754--
    GPI GulzarbaghB.Pharma9537430022185928106
    BCPO, PatnaB.PH.t3761578330180355--
    TCA, DholiAgri Sci19211319317638112431--
    PHI, PatnaB. X Ray669569509320104972--
    B. Opthalmic505368771255107936--
    B. O.T. Assistant13675751343811959----
    B. Lab Technician436820349355----
    BAC, SabourAgri Sc507720521760660--8
    MBAC, SaharsaAgri Sc60934029267715932615--
    BPS Agriculture, PurneaAgri Sc871138280312862482--
    MIT MuzaffarpurB. Pharma5753437218321621----
    COH Noorsarai, NalandaB.Sc (Horticulture)10247322997167924--
    College of Fisheries, DholiB.F.Sc14092650955652----
    SGIDT, PatnaDairy Technology9342397737151099----
    COA Agri, DumraoAgri. Sc.70943992281815292592--
    CAE, PusaAgri. Engg.11056328718871524----

    What after BCECE 2020 Cut Off?

    After the release of BCECE 2020 Cut Off, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in BCECE Counselling Procedure. Candidates will be called for BCECE 2020 Counselling on the basis of the cutoff announced. During the counselling of BCECE 2020, candidates will have to follow the steps given below:

    • Registration: Candidates will have to register themselves first of all by providing their BCECE roll number, name, date of birth and father's name, contact address, mobile number, security question and a password of 8-13 characters.
    • Login: Candidates will have to log in for online option entry, after registering successfully. They will have to fill in their preferred choices of colleges and courses from the options available. Candidates will have to take a print out after they lock their choices.
    • Provisional Seat Allotment: Candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of their choice filling, merit and availability of seats. It is important that candidates download their provisional seat allotment letter and take a printout of the same.
    • Handwriting Verification: The handwriting of candidates will be verified by asking them to write. This hand writing will be compared with the candidate’s handwriting in the OMR answer sheet of the entrance exam.
    • Final seat allotment: For those who will qualify in the handwriting verification will be allotted seats in this step. Candidates will have to login to download their final allotment letter and report at the allotted institute.
    • Document verification and fees payment: Candidates will have to get all of their required documents verified at the allotted college in this step of BCECE counselling 2020. They will also have to pay the prescribed fees as the final step of admission.

    BCECE 2016 Cutoff for Round 1 Counselling

    The cutoff for PCB group from BCECE 2016 is provided below in the table. The closing cutoff rankis distributed according to the categories of the candidates.




    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    Siddharth Taksh

    Sir, Category-UR Rank-423 Can I get admission in agriculture college???

    23 Jul, 2018 07:02
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Siddharth, It depends upon the merit list of the college whether you will get admission or not

    23 Jul, 2018 12:04
    Deepa Verma

    Sir muje bsc agriculture me admission chaie maine pcmb se exam diya tha merit list me mera rank pcm me show kiya ..kya mujeagriculture k counseling k lie e counseling for engineering me registration krana prega ya bd me agriculture k lie v registration ka link niklega pcmb k lie

    20 Jul, 2018 12:51
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Deepa, You may contact to 0612-2220230, 0612-2225387 To get information regarding to your query

    20 Jul, 2018 16:07
    Adarsh Kumar

    I got 1560 rank in bihar combined exam in category ebc can i get an bsc agriculture course in college?

    17 Jul, 2018 09:18
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Adarsh, Here is a list:- Participating colleges you can check their websites and contact them to get idea for the admissions according to your rank

    17 Jul, 2018 11:47


    11 Jul, 2018 00:20
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Pragati, Its depends upon the college's merit list whether you will get admission or not if so here is list:- Participating colleges You can check their cutoffs and contact them for the information regarding admissions

    11 Jul, 2018 11:58
    Pawan Kumar

    Can I get any collage in Bihar engineering my obc rank is 3 thousands ....Any chance to get collage.

    04 Jul, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Pawan, It depends upon the college, they release their own cutoff list for the candidates Admission. For more information please contact to the college in which you can get the admission.

    04 Jul, 2018 15:08
    Sanjeev anand

    Sir bcece 2018 result kab aayega

    13 Jun, 2018 14:22
    Ritika Sharma

    Hi Sanjeev, BCECEB has announced the BCECE 2018 result in the form of merit list on June 19, 2018 in online mode. Candidates can download the pdf and check their roll number. In the pdf, the list of qualified candidates roll numbers is mentioned. BCECE 2018 was held on April 29 – 30, 2018.

    20 Aug, 2018 15:18
    Shivam Prakash

    Sir/Ma'am, I want to ask that what is the minimum marks in general and EBC category (both respectively) in bcece 2018 (bihar engineering exam) to get admisiion in bhagalpur engineering college? . Please sir/ma'am please help me on thus,i am eagerly waiting for your answer.

    01 May, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Shivam, It depends upon the college, they release their own cutoff list for the candidates Admission. For more information please contact tot he college no. 0641-2451063 , 2451060.

    01 May, 2018 14:55
    shivam raj

    Site open nhi hota h bcece ka

    27 Mar, 2018 23:52
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Sometime because of traffic on site ,site do not works well. In such cases candidate make sure that they have good internet connection & try after some time

    04 Jun, 2018 12:52

    How to download my filled application for my documents. i have missed my application no and sending speed post no

    07 Apr, 2017 00:20

    Hi Ankita, you may contact to conducting authority on 0612-2220230, 0612-2225387

    07 Apr, 2017 16:20

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