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BCECE Syllabus 2018 for Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology & Agriculture

Updated On - April 26th 2018

BCECE Syllabus 2018 is defined by Bihar Common Entrance Competitive Examination Board. For the academic session 2018-19, BCECE Exam Pattern has been changed. But there is no change in the syllabus for the examination. The exam will be conducted in single stage only. The offline exam will be held on April 29 and April 30, 2018.

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The question paper in BCECE will be asked from the syllabus of 10+2 level. Check Here What should be the strategy for BCECE?

Before appearing for the exam, it is beneficial to know the syllabus and pattern of the entrance exam. Read on to know more about BCECE Syllabus with weightage and preparation books.

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Key Highlights of BCECE 2018 Syllabus:

  • BCECE Syllabus for Physics comprises 20 chapters with maximum questions from class 12 syllabus.
  • Most of the questions will be asked from Current Electricity, Semi- Conductors and Laws of Motion
  • BCECE Syllabus for Chemistry consists of 26 topics. Similar to physics, candidates must focus on syllabus from class 12 majorly.
  • The maximum questions are asked from Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure followed by Equilibrium and Hydrocarbons
  • There are 10 chapters in Biology section from CBSE syllabi of both class 11 and 12. Contrary to Physics and Chemistry, more weightage is given to topics from class 11.
  • Maximum questions will come from Principles of Inheritance and Variation followed by Molecular Basis of Inheritance and Morphology of Flowering Plants.
  • BCECE Syllabus for Mathematics will have 12 Chapters. It is expected that the bifurcation of questions from both class 11 and class 12 syllabus.
  • BCECE Syllabus for Agriculture will have 3 Chapters in total which are divided into various sub-topics.
  • Candidates should make sure to cover Agrometeorology, Livestock Production, Crop Production and Horticulture. These topics will have the highest weightage.

BCECE Exam Pattern 2018

BCECE 2018 is a single stage offline exam. From this year onwards, candidates will have to take single test for 90 minutes allotted to each paper.

  • The total number of questions asked in BCECE 2018 is 100.
  • 4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • Whereas, 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Candidates are advised to prepare as per the syllabus for BCECE 2018 Exam to obtain the best results. Check Here Detailed BCECE Exam Pattern

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BCECE Syllabus for Physics

As per the trends over the years, physics is sought as one of the toughest section in BCECE. Previous year observations show that major portion of the questions are asked from the syllabus of Class 12. Mentioned below are the important topics from Physics section for BCECE:

Important Topics in Physics

  • Oscillation and Waves
  • Magnetic effect of Current and Magnetism
  • Kinematics
  • Electronic Devices
  • Laws of Motion
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Electrostatics

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The analysis of previous years’ two stage BCECE exam has been given below for Physics section. The table expounds upon the weightage that each topic in Physics section of BCECE held in past few years.

Physical World and Measurement3% QuestionsHeat and Thermodynamics7% Questions
Kinematics8% QuestionsBehaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory1% Questions
Laws of Motion7% QuestionsOscillations and Waves10% Questions
Work, Energy and Power3% QuestionsElectrostatics7% Questions
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body4% QuestionsCurrent Electricity7% Questions
Gravitation3% QuestionsMagnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism8% Questions
Properties of Bulk Matter1% QuestionsElectromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current4% Questions
Electromagnetic Waves2% QuestionsOptics7% Questions
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation4% QuestionsAtoms and Nuclei5% Questions
Electronic Devices8% QuestionsCommunication Systems3% Questions

BCECE Syllabus for Chemistry

Chemistry section is expected to be considerably easy in BCECE 2018. In this section, topics from Class 11 have more weightage as compared to topics of Class 12. Given below are some of the important topics as covered in BCECE Question Papers of past few years:

Important Topics in Chemistry

  • Organic Chemistry - Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Coordination Compounds
  • p-block Elements
  • Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Biomolecules
  • Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  • Redox Reactions
  • Chemical Kinetics

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Some basic concepts of Chemistry2% QuestionsOrganic Chemistry - Some Basic Principles and Techniques8% Questions
Structure of Atom3% QuestionsHydrocarbons5% Questions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties3% QuestionsSolutions3% Questions
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure7% QuestionsElectrochemistry1% Questions
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids2% QuestionsChemical Kinetics4% Questions
Thermodynamics6% QuestionsSurface Chemistry1% Questions
Equilibrium6% QuestionsGeneral Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements1% Questions
Redox Reactions4% Questionsp-Block Elements6% Questions
Hydrogen2% Questionsd and f Block Elements10% Questions
s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)4% QuestionsHaloalkanes and Haloarenes2% Questions
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers4% QuestionsAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids5% Questions
Organic compounds containing Nitrogen2% QuestionsBiomolecules5% Questions
Polymers2% QuestionsChemistry in Everyday life1% Questions

BCECE Syllabus for Biology

Biology is also considered an easier section as compared to other sections. Here, topics from Class 11 Syllabus are given more weightage. The important topics from Class 11 and Class 12 Syllabus are given below:

Download BCECE Syllabus for Biology Pdf

Important Topics for Biology

  • The Living World
  • Biological Classification
  • Principles of Inheritance and Variation
  • Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  • Chemical Control and Integration
  • Cell
  • Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
  • Photosynthesis 
  • Microbes in Human Welfare
  • Anatomy of Flowering Plants
  • Environmental Issues
  • Plant Kingdom
  • Morphology in flowering Plants

Previous year analysis of questions from various topics in Biology section of BCECE exam is as follows:

Diversity In Living World6% QuestionsStructural Organisation In Animals And Plants4% Questions
Cell : Structure And Function8% QuestionsPlant Physiology6% Questions
Human Physiology7% QuestionsSexual Reproduction7% Questions
Genetics And Evolution3% QuestionsBiology And Human Welfare2% Questions
Ecology & Environment1% QuestionsBiotechnology And Its Applications2% Questions

BCECE Syllabus for Mathematics

BCECE syllabus of mathematics is similar to Intermediate (ISC/ CBSE) Mathematics syllabus. A candidate must focus on the following topics-

  • Sets and Functions
  • Algebra I and Algebra II
  • Functions and Relations
  • Vector
  • Calculus I and Calculus II
  • Linear Programming
  • Probability
  • Three-Dimensional Geometry
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Co-ordinate Geometry

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BCECE Syllabus for Agriculture

For the candidates appearing for Agriculture paper, the course group for them will be CBA (Chemistry, Biology and Agriculture). The major chapters from which the questions will be asked are:

Download BCECE Agriculture Syllabus Pdf

  • Agrometeorology
  • Crop Production and 
  • Horticulture

BCECE 2018 Preparation Books

Preparing from a good book is a key to success for any exam. If you want to crack BCECE 2018, buy books according to syllabus and written by a good writer. 

NCERT Textbooks of class 11th and 12th are good for building basics for preparation. Here are few important books for each subject to aid preparation of BCECE.

Best Books for BCECE Physics Preparation

Book NameAuthor
Concepts of Physics (Vol 1 & Vol 2)HC Verma
Problems in General PhysicsIE Irodov
Science for Everyone: Aptitude Test Problem in PhysicsS.S. Krotov
Fundamentals of Physics, class 11, set of textbook and Practice bookDavid Halliday

Best Books for BCECE Chemistry Preparation

Book nameAuthor
Modern approach to chemical calculationsR.C. Mukherjee
GRB Concepts of Organic ChemistryTandon Pandey Virmani
Numerical ChemistryDr. P Bahadur

Best Books for BCECE Biology Section

Book NameAuthor
A textbook of biology class 12PS Dhami
Master the NCERT Biology Vol 1Sanjay Sharma
Master the NCERT Biology Vol 2Sanjay Sharma

Best Books for BCECE Mathematics Preparation

Book NameAuthor
Higher algebraHall and Knight
The elements of coordinate geometry part 1SL Loney
A problem book in mathematical analysisGN Berman


Q. Since BCECE Exam pattern changed. Will syllabus also change with it?

Ans. The BCECE 2018 Syllabus has already been given along with the notification. As per our observation, there are no major changes. The weightage may slightly vary for topics covered but the questions will be covered from class 11 and class 12 syllabi only.

Q. What will be the weightage of Motion chapter in BCECE 2018?

Ans. The laws of motion topic covered almost 7% of the total weightage of physics section. So we can expect similar weightage this year likewise. However, you must consider studying other topics thoroughly as well.

Q. Please suggest some good books to prepare for mathematics section in BCECE.

Ans. You can prepare for Mathematics section in BCECE 2018 from your class 11 and class 12 NCERT Books. Apart from it, you can refer to Higher Algebra from Hall and Knight and A Problem Book in Mathematical Analysis by GN Berman.

Q. I want to improve my hand at Chemical Calculations. What do I do?

Ans. You can take help from reference books such as Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by R.C. Mukherjee.

If you have any queries regarding BCECE Exam Syllabus, ask in the comments below.

*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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