BCECE Syllabus 2020 for Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology & Agriculture

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    BCECE Syllabus 2020 is defined by Bihar Common Entrance Competitive Examination Board. For the academic session 2020, BCECE exam pattern has been changed. But there is no change in the syllabus for the examination. BCECE 2020 will be conducted in single stage only. The offline exam will be held on June 29 and 30, 2020.

    • The question paper in BCECE will be asked from the curriculum of 10+2 science stream. Check 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.

    BCECE Exam Pattern 2020

    BCECE 2020 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 2020 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 2020 to obtain the best results. Check BCECE Exam Pattern

    Read on to know more about BCECE Syllabus with weightage and preparation books.

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    BCECE Syllabus for Physics

    As per trends over the years, hysics is considered 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

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    BCECE Syllabus for Chemistry

    Chemistry section is expected to be considerably easy in BCECE 2020. 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 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:

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    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 candidates appearing in 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:

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    • Agrometeorology
    • Crop Production and 
    • Horticulture

    BCECE 2020 Preparation Books

    • Preparing from a good book is the key to success for any exam. If you want to crack BCECE 2020, buy books based on BCECE syllabus and written by a experienced author. 
    • NCERT Textbooks of class 11th and 12th are a must 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 has changed. Will syllabus also change with it?

    Ans. The BCECE 2020 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 2020?

    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 2020 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.

    *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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