BCECE Syllabus 2020

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Exam (BCECE) is conducted by BCECE board. It is conducted for admission to Pharmacy, Para-Medical courses, Nursing and Agriculture in Bihar institutions. The BCECE syllabus is based on Bihar Higher Secondary board curriculum. BCECE 2020 syllabus includes subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics Biology and Agriculture. Candidates can refer to the appropriate syllabus depending on the subjects he/she wants to attempt.

Candidates applying for second-year Engineering, Pharmacy and Para-medical courses after diploma or B.Sc can check BCECE lateral entry syllabus. BCECE lateral entry is also called BCECE LE. Refer the table below to find BCECE syllabus 2020 and BCECE LE syllabus.

BCECE 2020 Physics Syllabus:

Atoms and Nuclei
Communication Systems
Current Electricity
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Electromagnetic Waves
Electronic Devices
Kinetic Theory of Gases
Laws of Motion
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Oscillations and Waves
Physics and Measurement
Properties of Solids and Liquids
Rotational Motion
Work, Energy, and Power

Physics books for reference

  • Problems in General Physics – IE Irodov
  • Concepts of Physics (Vol 1 & Vol 2) – HC Verma
  • Problems in Physics – S.S. Krotov
  • Fundamentals of Physics, class 11, set of textbook and practice book – David Halliday

BCECE 2020 Chemistry Syllabus:

Physical Chemistry Basic Concepts of Chemistry
Chemical Kinetics
Redox Reactions
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
Structure of the Atom
Surface Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
d- and f- Block Elements (Actinoids, Lanthanide, Coordination Compounds)
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements (Metallurgy)
Group 1 and Group 2 Elements
Preparation and Properties of Some Important Compounds
s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
Some p-Block Elements (Group 3 and Group 4 Elements)
Organic Chemistry Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids
Biomolecules (Vitamins, Carbohydrates, Proteins, Nucleic Acids)
Chemistry in Everyday Life
Classification of Hydrocarbons (Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Aromatic hydrocarbons, etc.)
Environmental Chemistry
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen (Amines, Cyanides,Isocyanides, Diazonium Salts)
Polymers and their Classification

Chemistry books for reference

  • Modern Approach to chemical calculations – R.C. Mukherjee
  • GRB Concepts of Organic Chemistry – Tandon Pandey Virmani
  • Numerical Chemistry – Dr P Bahadur

BCECE 2020 Mathematics Syllabus:

Binomial theorem and its simple applications
Coordinate geometry
Complex numbers and Quadratic equations
Differential equations
Integral calculus
Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability
Mathematical Induction
Mathematical reasoning
Matrices and Determinants
Permutations and Combinations
Sequences and Series
Sets, Relations, and Functions
Statistics and Probability
Three-dimensional geometry
Vector Algebra

Mathematics books for reference

  • Higher algebra – Hall and Knight
  • The elements of coordinate geometry part 1 – SL Loney
  • A problem book in mathematical analysis – GN Berman

BCECE 2020 Biology Syllabus

Biology & Human Welfare
Biotechnology and its Applications
Cell: Structure & Function
Diversity in Living World
Ecology & Environment
Genetics & Evolution
Human Physiology
Plant Physiology
Sexual Reproduction
Structural Organisation in Animal and Plants

Biology books for reference

  • A textbook of biology class 12 – PS Dhami
  • Master the NCERT Biology (Vol 1 & Vol 2) – Sanjay Sharma

BCECE 2020 Agriculture Syllabus

Agricultural Engineering
Animal Husbandry
Basic Horticulture.
Crop protection
Dairy and Fish Production
Extension education
Fruit Production
Introductory Agriculture and Agrometeorology
Medicinal and Aromatic plants
Plant breeding and genetics
Preservation of fruits and vegetables
Soil as a medium of plant growth
Vegetable production

BCECE LE 2020 Syllabus (Engineering):

Mathematics Differential calculus
Differential equations
Fourier series
Integral calculus
Solid geometry
Vector calculus
Engineering Mechanics Equilibrium
Impulse and momentum
Kinematics and Kinetics of a particle
Various system forces
Vector methods
Work, power, and energy
Technical English Business Correspondence
Elementary spoken English
Grammar and Comprehension
Precise writing
Report writing
Sentence and paragraph writing
Spoken English
Technical description of things & processes

BCECE LE 2020 Syllabus (Para-Medical courses):

Anatomy Different vital organs
Introductions to bones and muscles
Physiology Basic knowledge of various systems
Pulse, Blood Pressure
Special senses
Pathology Clinical pathology
General pathology
Microbiology Bacteriology of milk, pasteurization of milk
Bacteriology of water and food


Disposal of Bio-Medical waste
Disposal of laboratory waste
Lab diagnosis
Methods of colony count
Methods of inclusion of culture media from different samples
Biochemistry Analytical biochemistry
General Biochemistry
Introduction of Biochemistry
Kidney function test
Lipid profile
Liver function test

BCECE LE 2020 Syllabus: (Pharmacy)

Pharmacy I Health education and Community pharmacy
Human anatomy and Clinical pathology
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I
Pharmacy II Drugstore and Business management
Hospital and Clinical pharmacy
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II
Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
Pharmacology and Toxicology


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