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JCECE 2021 will tentatively be held in the 3rd week of May, 2021. JCECE 2021 registrations will open from the 2nd week of April. Check JCECE Application Process

As per JCECE 2021 Eligibility, only candidates with Jharkhand domicile are eligible to apply for the exam. There are 16 institutes which offer admission to different courses through JCECE. 

According to JCECE Exam Pattern, the exam is conducted in offline (pen and paper-based) mode. JCECE Syllabus is divided into three groups based on the course in which candidates are seeking admission. The three groups are PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) group, PCB (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) group, and PCMB (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology) group.

JCECE 2020 Update

  • Jan 17, 2021: JCECEB has released List of Candidates Recommended Provisionally Through Last Round of Online Counselling​. Check Here
  • Jan 10, 2021: Provisional Seat Allotment for Admission in B.E./B.Tech. Through Last Round of JCECE 2020 Counselling out.

JCECE 2021 Highlights

Exam Name Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination
Conducting body JCECE Board
Mode of JCECE 2021 Offline (Pen and paper-based)
Mode of Registration Online
Official Website jceceb.cbtexam.in 
Exam Type State Level
Eligibility Passed 10+2 with PCB or PCM
Courses offered B.V.Sc. & A.H, Agriculture, Forestry, BHMS, etc.
Helpdesk 9264473893, 9264473891

Exam Dates 2021

JCECE 2021 Exam Dates

Candidates can check the tentative schedule for JCECE 2021 from the table given below:

Events Dates 2021 (Tentative)
Registration opens from 2nd week of April 2021
Last date to apply 1st week of May 2021
Admit Card release 2nd week of May 2021
JCECE 2021 Exam 3rd week of May 2021
Publication of Answer key 3rd week of May 2021
Announcement of results 4th week of May 2021
Starting of Counselling process 3rd week of June 2021

Eligibility Criteria 2021

JCECE 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The primary JEECE 2021 Eligibility Criteria for all streams is to pass in Class 12 from CBSE Board or equivalent with a minimum pass percentage as laid down by the respective board.

  • Only domiciles of Jharkhand can apply for JCECE. Candidates have to produce a Residence Certificate at the time of JCECE Counselling.
  • The age limit to apply for JCECE 2021 is 17-22 years for Agriculture program while there is no specified age limit for BHMS or B.Sc. courses
  • Only physically fit candidates will be allowed to appear for the exam. Candidates will have to undergo a medical test to verify the same.

The academic qualification required for all the courses is tabulated below:

Stream Eligibility
B.Sc. Agriculture & Forestry Candidates must have cleared 10+2 from I.Sc. or equivalent board with Physics, Chemistry along with Mathematics or Biology/Biotechnology
B.V.Sc and AH 10+2 or equivalent with aggregate of 50% (45% for SC/ST) in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and English. The candidate should have also obtained the same percentage
BHMS 10+2 or equivalent with Physics and Chemistry along with Biology
B.Tech Diary Technology 10+2 or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics. Candidates must have PCM and English in 12th class.
B.F.Sc 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Biology/Inter(Agriculture) 
  • Candidates who are local or permanent residents of Jharkhand can apply for JEECE 2021.
  • Candidates must have passed I.Sc./ 10+2 or any equivalent examination with at least 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved categories) to apply for the exam.
  • Physics and Mathematics are the compulsory subjects along with Chemistry. This exam is conducted for the PCM subject group only. 

Application Form 2021

JCECE 2021 Application Form

  • JCECE application form can be obtained in online mode only.
  • The online application form for JCECE 2021 can be obtained from the official website i.e. jceceb.nic.in.
  • Application fee for PCB group is INR 900 for General/BC-I/BC-II category while it is INR 450 for SC/ST/Female candidates.
  • Fee can be remitted through credit card/ debit card or net banking. Note that extra service charges will be charged by the bank with the payment.

Steps to fill the application form in online mode are discussed below:

Registration and Form Filling

  • Visit jceceb.cbtexam.in and click on the link “JCECE 2021 Application Form”.
  • Read the instructions carefully and proceed to fill the application form.
  • Fill the personal details such as Name, Gender, category, etc. Also, enter the correct 13 digits Aadhaar Number in the form
  • After that mention your academic and communication details.
  • Choose a password and security question to create a login. Submit the details after verifying them.

Uploading Images

  • You receive an application number. Note it down to log in again.
  • Upload scanned image of passport size photo, signature and left-hand thumb impression in JPEG format.
  • Choose the correct file and click on open to upload.
  • After that click on Next to move to fee payment.
Image Size
Passport size photo 100 kb
Signature 50 kb
Left hand thumb impression 50 kb

Fee Payment and Submission

  • The fee can be paid online only. Pay the application fee using Debit/Credit card or Net Banking
  • The fee for each category on the basis of their course is given below.
Course Category Application Fee (in INR)
PCMB Group General/ OBC 1,000
SC/ST 500
PCM Group General/ OBC 900
SC/ST 450
PCB Group General/ OBC 900
SC/ST 450

Admit Card 2021

JCECE 2021 Admit Card

Candidates can download JCECE 2021 Admit Card for B.Tech Dairy Technology and other courses from the official website until the exam day. The admit card has to be carried to the JCECE exam center, failing which, the candidate will not be allowed entry.

Steps to download JCECE admit card are mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of JCECEB
  • Click on link “Download JCECE 2021 Admit Card”
  • Fill required information such as Registration ID and date of birth in the provided blank fields
  • Click on the “Submit” button
  • Take a print out of document for future reference

JCECE 2021 Exam Centers

Candidates appearing for JCECE 2021 during the time of registration/application can choose any one of the exam centres from the list given below.

  • Ranchi
  • Jamshedpur
  • Dhanbad
  • Bokaro
  • Dumka
  • Hazaribagh

Exam Pattern 2021

JCECE 2021 Exam Pattern

  • There will be 3 group-wise Papers- Physics & Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology/ Biotechnology.
  • All the questions are in MCQ (objective type) format. 
  • Each section will have 50 MCQs with 4 options.
  • You can either appear in English or Hindi for JCECE 2021.
  • In the case of any ambiguity in translation of the exam, the English version will be considered final.

Given below are the highlights of JCECE 2021 Exam Pattern:

Mode Offline
Medium English or Hindi
Duration PCM/PCB group- 3 hours
PCMB group- 4 hours
Type of Questions Objective (MCQ)
Number of Questions PCM/PCB- 150 questions
PCMB- 200 questions
Total Marks PCM/PCB- 150 marks
PCMB- 200 marks
Sections Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology
Marking Scheme Correct Answer- 1 mark
Incorrect Answer- ¼ mark 
JCECE Exam Pattern

Syllabus 2021

JCECE 2021 Syllabus

JCECE 2021 Syllabus is based on the syllabus of class XI and XII for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Biotechnology. The detailed syllabus for the subjects is given below.

Subject Topics
Physics General Properties of Matter, Wave motion, Sound, Measurement and Kinematics, Mechanics, Laws of Motion, Gravitation, Oscillations, Thermodynamics, Electron Physics, Radiation, Light and Optics, Semiconductor Devices, Atomic Physics, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism.
Chemistry Atomic Structure, Periodic Properties of elements and Hydrogen, S-Block elements, P-Block elements, D-Block and F-Block Elements, Electrochemistry, Chemical Equilibrium, Stereochemistry, Laws of Gases, Halogens, Nitrogen, Functional Groups Containing Oxygen (organic chemistry), Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds, Chemical Kinetics, Polymers, Redox Reactions, Environmental Chemistry.
Mathematics Complex Numbers, Sequences and Series, Binomial Theorem, Sets, Relations and Functions, Matrices and Determinants, Combinations and Permutations, Linear equations, Algebra, Trigonometry, 3- D Geometry, Integration and differentiation, Statistics, Vectors, Differential Equations, Lines, Circles and Conic sections.

Preparation Tips 2021

JCECE 2021 Preparation Tips

Here are a few handy tips that could help candidates form a solid preparation strategy for JCECE 2021:

  • Candidates must focus more on the important topics from each subject. Also, revise important formulae and basic applications from the textbooks.
  • Solve the previous year JCECE Question Papers. Practice online mock tests of the exam keeping in mind the time limit and negative marking in the exam.
  • Important Topics for Physics section- Kinematics, Current Electricity, Electrostatics, SHM & Waves, Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
  • Important Topics for Chemistry section- Chemical Kinetics and Bonding, Periodicity of Elements, Solid State, Thermodynamics, Basics of Organic Chemistry and Carbonyl Compounds
  • Important Topics for Mathematics section- 3D & Vectors, Quadratic Equations, Application of Derivatives, Differential Calculus, Sequence and Series and Probability
  • Important Topics for Biology section- Human Physiology, Plant Physiology, Reproduction, Ecology and Environment and Genetics

JCECE 2021 Important Books

Given below are the preparation books to aid the preparation of JCECE 2021:

Book Name Author
Concepts of Physics (Vol. 1 and 2) H.C. Verma
Understanding Physics D.C. Pandey
Physical Chemistry P. Bahadur
Organic Chemistry Morrison and Boyd
Inorganic Chemistry O.P Tandon
Objective Mathematics R.D Sharma
Trueman’s Biology -

Results 2021

JCECE 2021 Results

JCECE 2021 results will be announced in the last week of June by JCECE Board. Candidates would be able to check their results by visiting the official website as soon as they are published. 

How to Check JCECE Result?

  • Go to the official website of JCECEB.
  • Click on the link “JCECE 2021 Results”.
  • Click on the button ‘View Scorecard’.
  • You would be directed to a login window.
  • Log in using your registered e-mail id (entered at the time of making an application) and password.
  • Click on submit.
  • JCECEB 2021 scorecard would appear on the screen.
  • Download it and take a printout of the same for future reference.

JCECE Merit List & Seat Allotment

  • JCECE Merit list is prepared on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in JCECE 2021.
  • It involves selection of the desired seats by the candidate with a higher rank.
  • JCECE Board publishes two merit lists- Combined Merit List and Category-Wise at its official website. 
  • These lists are used for allocation of seats at the time of JCECE Counselling.
  • Post-release of the merit list, candidates will have to submit admission applications stating preferences for different degree programmes for the counselling. 
  • Seat allotment is done on the basis of the candidate’s choice of college in multiple rounds.

Counselling 2021

JCECE 2021 Counselling

The counselling process for the examination is carried out in two rounds- Round 1 & Round 2, which are as follows:

First Round of Counselling

  • Candidates are selected on the basis of rank obtained in JCECE 2021.
  • Only after proper verification of all the required original certificates/documents, the candidate will be allowed to make selections of the Institute and Course/Stream on Merit-Cum-Choice as per his/her Merit Order.

Second Round of Counselling

  • In case there are any non-allotted seats even after the First Round of JCECE Counselling then the JCECEB chooses to host the Second Round of Counselling.
  • The rules and criteria are similar to the First Round of Counselling.

JCECE 2021 Counselling Venue

Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board

Science & Technology Campus, Sirkha Toli,

Namkum-Tupudana Road Namkum,

Ranchi (Jharkhand) – 834010

Documents Required

  • JCECE Admit card
  • Metric or equivalent Mark sheet and Passing Certificate (Original/Provisional)
  • Intermediate/Equivalent Mark sheet and Passing Certificate (Original/Provisional)
  • Local Resident Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • 1 passport size photograph



Ques. I am a resident of Jharkhand but I passed Class XII from West Bengal. Am I eligible for JCECE?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for JCECE 2021. You must be a local or permanent resident of Jharkhand to apply for the exam. If in case you don’t possess a domicile of Jharkhand then you can also apply on the basis of your parents’ domicile.

Ques. How to edit JCECE application forms after submission?

Ans. You are not permitted to edit any detail in the JCECE 2021 Application Form after submitting it. But JCECE Board might open the JCECE Form Correction window for corrections in the form as there was a lot of confusion among the students about the exam this year.

Ques. If I wish to take admission in BIT Sindri then do I have to appear for JEECE or JCECE?

Ans. BIT Sindri offers admission to various streams of engineering (B.Tech). Thus, you have to appear for JEECE 2021 to seek admission to BIT Sindri.

Ques. I wanted to apply for B.Tech but I have filled the JCECE Application form for Dairy Technology. How can I change?

Ans. You cannot change the JEECE form type. Apply for JEECE separately on the official website of JCECE Board.

Ques. I filled the PCMB group as NEET and JEECE were scheduled on the same day but now that the dates have been revised can I apply for PCM Group now?

Ans. You must have filled the JCECE Application form for the PCMB group. You cannot modify the details in the submitted application form so the subject group cannot be modified now. It is however expected that JCECE Board might open a form correction window so that the candidates can edit their JCECE Application form.

Ques. My relatives are a domicile of Jharkhand but I am not. Am I eligible to apply?

Ans. No, you can neither apply for JCECE nor JEECE. You have to be a permanent or local domicile of Jharkhand to apply for the exam. If you or your parents are domiciles of Jharkhand only then you can apply for the exam.

Ques. What are the documents required for Bio Stream in JCECE?

Ans. For Bio stream (PCB group) you are required to carry the following documents to the allotted counselling center:

  • Admit Card, Mark sheet, Passing Certificate (Original/Provisional) of Matric/10th /Any Equivalent Examination
  • Admit Card, Mark sheet, Passing Certificate (Original/Provisional of I.SC. /10+2/Any Equivalent Examination
  • Local Resident Certificate issued by S.D.O (Civil) /D.C of Jharkhand state
  • One postcard and six passport size photographs same as the one uploaded in the Application Form
  • Counselling Letter, if provided by the Board
  • JCECE 2021 Admit Card

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


puja banerjee
I m belongs from general category..but we r local .. can I fill up form of jcece...
sarthak mahajan

Hi Puja, The primary eligibility applicable to all streams to seek admission through JCECE 2019 is a pass in Class 12 from CBSE Board or equivalent with a minimum pass percentage.

  • The only domicile of Jharkhand can apply for the exam. Candidates have to produce Residence Certificate at the time of Counselling.
  • The age limit to apply for JCECE 2019 is 17-22 years for Agriculture program while there is no specified age limit for BHMS or B.Sc. courses
  • Only physically fit candidates will be allowed to appear for the exam. Candidates will have to undergo a medical test to verify the same.


I am appearing in CBSE class 12 exam 2019. Can I appear in JCECE 2019
akansha expert

Hi Harsh, You may please check this link for getting the JCECE 2019 Eligibility Criteria for appearing the entrance exam.

kunal singh
can i get EE or MECENICAL Branch in BIT SINDRI my CML Rank Is 6001 And ST Cat Rank 180?
garima bansal

Hi Kunal, To get idea about the admission on ee or mechanical branch in bit sindri, You can check this link:- Merit List

rishabh rishi
Is jcece for pcb for BAU tough or easy plz tell??
garima bansal

Hi Rishabh, You can check this link:- Practice papers to get idea that it is easy or tuff

rishabh rishi
What should be the marks or rank to get BAU ranchi for general category ..??
garima bansal

Hi Rishabh, You can check the merit list by this link:- Merit list to get idea how mush marks you required to get admission in bau ranchi

nishant kumar
Is CSE good in bit sindri??
garima bansal
Hi Nishant, Yes CSE is good in bit sindri
lav kant parshad singh
Government B.v.sc college in jharkhand
bhawna vedwal

To get information regarding colleges in Jharkhand for B.V.Sc courses you can use this link : Participating colleges

vishal kumar
I got 43 marks in Marhs but my aggrigrate marks is 52% in pcm am i elegable for jeece?
bhawna vedwal
Yes, You are eligible for JCECE Examination
utsav mukul
Do the PCM category(btech)require a toal of 50% or 50% individually in each subject of pcm for general category
bhawna vedwal
To stand eligible for JCECE candidate must secure 50% in PCM
is JCECE Exam held in 2018 is in online mode?
sakshi garg expert
Hi Kanchan, The JCECE 2018 exam is conducted in offline mode.
adarsh kumar
sir my cml rank is 7035 in which university i have take in jceceb plzzz say
bhawna vedwal

Hello Adarsh, 12 colleges comes under JCECE in India. To know more about colleges use this link College list.

chandan kumar
when are the exam Engineering course (Lateral Entry ) 2017 in jharkhand

Hi Chandan. to catch all details on JEECE exam, please find the link http://exams.collegedunia.com/news/e-229-jeece-2017

chandan kumar mahto
how to b.tech application form apply

Hi Chandan, to get admission to B.Tech. Course through JCECE exam, please find the link for application procedure http://exams.collegedunia.com/jcece

vaishnavee singh
Sir my rank in jcece pcb group is 4721 . so will i get any MBBs seat in further counselling process ??? pLease do reply soon

Hi Vaishnavee, as per the Supreme Court ordinance, admission to MBBS Course will be done through NEET exam. You may apply next year for NEET exam.

shivam kumar
My cml rank is 8200 am i eligible for jcece

Hi Shivam, to get details on the JCECE cut off, please find the link http://exams.collegedunia.com/jcece/results