JCECE 2021 Application Form Out| Exam Dates Announced…

JCECE 2021 notification
JCECE 2021 notification

JCECE or Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination is a joint entrance examination held by every year by Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board.  This State-level exam offers admission to B. Tech, B. V. Sc., B.Sc. Agriculture and various degree courses to qualifying candidates in many government and private engineering institutions and colleges in the State of Jharkhand.

JCECE 2021 Dates
JCECE 2021 Dates

JCECE 2021 Dates

All candidates are requested to refer to the tabulated exam schedule for applying to the state level exam.

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 Date 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
JCECE 2021 Application Forms
JCECE 2021 Application Forms

Availability of JCECE 2021 Application Forms

  • JCECE 2021 application form process will start from second week of April 2021.
  • The complete application process will be carried out through online mode only from the website.
  • Candidates have to upload the scanned images of photograph, signature and left-hand thumb impression.
  • Last date to submit the application form online is first week of May 2021.
  • Candidates must go through the complete eligibility criteria and information brochure available online before filling the application form.
  • Candidates have to submit only one application as more than one application from an applicant will be rejected by the board.
  • Candidates must note that any change that has to be done in the application form must be done before the submission of the application. No changes will be allowed by the board later.
 JCECE 2021  Notification
JCECE 2021 Notification

Application Fees Payment

JCECE 2021 Application fee of for B. Tech programmes is non-refundable and is described below:

Streams                                  Application Fee
For General/ BC- I and II For SC/ ST Category
PCM Rs. 900 Rs. 450
PCB Rs. 900 Rs. 450
PCMB Rs 1000 Rs. 500

Candidates submit the application fee through online mode by debit/credit card or net banking method.


Before filling the application form, candidates must check their eligibility whether they are eligible to apply or not.  The eligibility criteria are as mentioned below:

  • Applicant should be a citizen of India.
  • Candidates must be a local/permanent resident of the Jharkhand state.
  • Candidates have to show their permanent or local resident certificate in original at the time of counselling.
  • The certificate should be issued by competent authority (Sub Divisional Officer – Civil or Dy. Commissioner of Jharkhand State).
  • Residential certificate issued by any other authority will not be accepted.
  • Candidates should have cleared 10+2 or equivalent exam from any recognized board.
  • Candidates must have Physics & Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with chemistry subject.
  • In the qualifying exam, candidates should have obtained minimum 45% marks for general and 40% marks for reserved categories candidates in PCM group. For B. Tech(Dairy Technology), candidates should obtain minimum 50% marks in their qualifying exam. For B. V. Sc. And A.H Courses, there should be minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ ST category candidates) in their qualifying exam.
  • There is no minimum and maximum age limit is prescribed to apply for BE & B.Tech courses.
  • For admissions, candidates have to go through the medical check-up.
  • It will be done by the board or institution and after medical check-up only fit candidates will be eligible for admission.
 JCECE 2021  Syllabus
JCECE 2021 Syllabus

JCECE 2021 Application Form

Here, candidates can check the complete details of the JCECE 2021 application form:

  • JCECE 2021 Application Form will start from the second week of April 2021.
  • The application form process will be conducted through online mode only.
  • Candidates have to upload the scanned images of photograph, signature and left-hand thumb impression while filling application form.
  • Last date to submit the application form will be first week of May 2021.
  • Candidates must go through the complete eligibility criteria and information brochure available online before filling the application form.
  • Candidates have to submit only one application as more than one application from an applicant will be rejected by the board.
  • Candidates must note that any change that has to be done in the application form must be done before the submission of the application.

JCECE 2021 Highlights

  • There are 6 engineering colleges (government and private) offering approximately 1460 seats under the management quota.
  • And 5 government engineering colleges in Jharkhand offer around 90 general seats (not under management quota) for admission to the applied stream through JEECE.
Exam Name Jharkhand Engineering Entrance Competitive Exam
Conducting Body JCECE Board 
JCECE Exam Date 2021 May 2021
Official Website http://jceceb.cbtexam.in 
Mode of Exam Offline
Medium of Exam English and Hindi
Number of Participating Engineering Colleges 16 colleges
Seats offered 1550 seats

Filling Process of the Application Forms

Step 1: Registration & Filling up

  • Go to the official website of JCECE 2021 i.ewww.jceceb.jharkhand.gov.in.
  • Click on the ‘New Registration’ Link.
  • Next, click on JCECE 2021 Online Application Form Submission.
  • Enter personal details, qualification details, and course and exam centre choice and communication detail.
  • Read the instruction and tap ‘Save & Next’ button on the bottom of the page.
  • Fill the complete form with all the required details like Name, Gender, Category, Email ID, Date of Birth, etc.
  • An application number and password will be generated.
  • Take a note of both for future reference.
  • Login with the given number and password.

Step 2: Uploading of Images

  • Now, upload the scanned copy of photograph, signature and thumb impression.
  • Images should be uploaded in jpeg format, size of photograph (100 kb), signature (50 kb) and left-hand thumb impression (50 kb).
  • Click on submit.
  • After submitting the form, it will redirect to a new page.

Step 3: Payment Process

  • Choose the payment option like Net Banking, Credit Card/Debit Card and make the fee payment.
  • After final submission, a copy of the duly filled form will be displayed.
  • Download and take 3 to 4 copies of the form for future reference.
JCECE 2021 Admit Card
JCECE 2021 Admit Card

JCECE 2021 Admit Card Important Points

  • For downloading the admit card of JCECE 2021, candidates are required to enter their application number, password and security pin. 
  • Candidates must preserve the admit card of JCECE 2021 till the admission in colleges/institute is over.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to sit in JCECE 2021 exam without a valid JCECE   admit card.
  • In case of any discrepancy regarding the admit card of JCECE 2021, candidates should inform JCECEB immediately.
  • The candidates will have to send the application on the given address as on or before the prescribed date.

How to Download the Admit Card?

  • First, the candidates will have to visit the official website.
  • Then they have to login using their registered credentials.
  • On successful login they will be redirected to the homepage.
  • The candidates will have to clock on the JCECE 2021 Admit Cards tab on the homepage.
  • After clicking, a screen with be displayed, asking to enter the candidate’s application number, password and a security pin.
  • On entering the correct details, the JCECE 2021 Admit Card will be displayed on the screen.
  • The candidates are requested to cross-check all the particulars on it and download the admit card.
  • Take at least 2 print outs or more of the JCECE 2021 admit card and preserve for future references.  

JCECE 2021 Exam Pattern

  • JCECE 2021 will be conducted in the offline mode.
  • The medium of the exam will be English and Hindi.
  • All the questions will be based on 10+2 syllabus.
  • Only a single paper is held in JCECE for admission to B. Tech courses.
  • JCECE Paper comprises 3 sections namely, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Mark the answers by darkening the circle in OMR Answer Sheet.
  • Negative marking prevails in  JCECE 2021.
  • In case of any ambiguity in the question paper, English version shall be treated as final.

JCECE 2021 Marking Scheme

  • JCECE Question Paper holds 150 questions. 50 questions from each subject, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • Objective type questions are asked. Each question has 4 options, of which, only 1 option is correct.
  • One mark is awarded for each right answer whereas 0.25 marks are deducted for the wrong one.
  • No mark is deducted for un-attempted questions.

Note: OMR Sheets provided to the candidates during the exam are machine gradable sheets. They are highly scrutinized before declaring  JCECE Result.

Number of Questions 150
Type of Questions Objective Type or Multiple-choice questions
Maximum Marks 150 marks
Marks for each correct answer +1 Mark
Negative Marks for each Incorrect answer -0.25 Marks
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Sections in Paper 3
Subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics


JCECE Board will declare JCECE 2021 results in the Third week of May 2021 after evaluating the answer sheets. JCECE results will be uploaded on the official website in the form of a scorecard. The result can be checked by providing JCECE Roll Number or Application Number.

Post declaration of result, the board will release Common Merit List as well as Category-wise Merit List for the qualified candidates. The merit list will be based on the marks obtained in JCECE  2021 and used for the purpose of allotment of seats. 


JCECE 2021 3rd week of May 2021
JCECE Result Date 4th week of May 2021
Official Website jceceb.jharkhand.gov.in
Merit List Combined Merit List and Category-wise Merit List
Revaluation of Answer Sheets Not allowed
JCECE Counselling Begins from 3rd week of June 2021
Rounds of JCECE Counselling 2

How to Check Your JCECE RESULTS?

  1. Open JCECE official site i.e., jceceb.jharkhand.gov.in
  2. Go to JCECE Results Section
  3. Select the Exam you have applied for.
  4. Click the “Search” button.
  5. EECE result would be displayed on the screen in the form of rank card.
  6. Download JCECE 2021 Score Card.

Note: Candidates are suggested to preserve extra copies of the score card for further reference till the admission process is over.

Details Needed on the Scorecard/Rank Card

The rank card will not be sent through the post. The details mentioned on JCECE rank card are represented below:

  • Name of candidate
  • Roll number
  • Father’s name
  • Category
  • Photograph
  • Date of birth
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Counseling date and venue

Candidates who have acquired the qualifying marks are eligible to attend the counselling process. The merit list is prepared by the authorities based on the marks obtained by Candidates in Jharkhand Common Entrance Competitive Exam 2021.

JCECE 2021 Merit List

JCECE Result 2021 is declared in the form of a merit list containing the list of qualified candidates along with their ranks.

On the basis of rank secured in JCECE 2021 Results, students are invited for counselling. Candidate needs to be aware of the process of merit list preparation. Detailed information about the preparation of merit list is given below for reference:

1. The board will prepare a combined merit list, as well as a category-wise merit list (wherever applicable) of candidates.

A list of appeared candidates in order of merit based on the score obtained in the examination will be prepared by the board and used for the purpose of allotment of seats.

2. In case of two or more than two candidates obtaining equal marks in JCECE 2021, the inter-se-merit of such candidates shall be determined in order of preference as follows:

  1. Candidates obtaining higher marks in Mathematics in the examination.
  2. Candidates obtaining higher marks in Physics.
  3. Candidates older in age
  4. As per English alphabetical order of First Name

JCECE 2021 Cut-Off

JCECE 2021 Cut-Off is the minimum mark that a candidate must secure in Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Exam in order to be eligible for admission.

Only those candidates will be considered by authorities whose score reaches the minimum qualifying mark for admission. Qualified applicants will get admission in various Under Graduate Engineering Courses & many others in different Institutes & Colleges located in Jharkhand State. 

JCECE 2021 Counselling

JCECE Board is the organizing authority of JCECE counselling session. Only candidates who have obtained minimum qualifying marks in  JCECE 2021 will be eligible to appear in the admission rounds.

The computerized distributed counselling will be conducted in the month of July. The counselling will be conducted in 2 rounds. If seats remain vacant after the admission of recommended candidates during the first round of counselling, a second round will be held.

At the time of document verification, all shortlisted candidates are required to produce their original certificates.

In case, candidates fail to produce the original documents/certificates, their admission will be cancelled. Read on to know more about JCECE Counselling and documents required for the admission process.

Counselling Round One

  • After declaration of JCECE Results, qualifying candidates will be called for the first round of counselling based on merit ranking.
  • The round of counselling allows candidates to choose their preferred institute.
  • Following a scrutiny of the required original certificates/ documents and fulfilment of the laid eligibility criteria, candidates are allocated seats.

Counselling Round 2

  • This round is held in case some seats remain vacant after the first round of counselling.
  • Candidates, who have been already allocated seats in the first round of counselling, can also participate for upgrading their allotted college.
  • To confirm admission, students are required to pay the seat acceptance fee of INR 1,000 drawn in favour of Controller of Examination, JCECEB, payable at Ranchi.

Important Instructions for Counselling Rounds

  1. Candidates do not need to report physically at any centre.
    2. Details of vacant seats in various colleges will be uploaded on the official website.
    3. For admission to B. Tech/B.E. program, the admission will be done through JEECE (PCM group).

JCECE 2021 Counselling Fees

Candidates will also have to pay the JCECE counselling fee of Rs. Rs. 400/- for General/BC-I/BC-II category and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/Female candidates by either RTGS or by Credit/Debit Card along with the partial admission fee which will be intimated later through the advertisement before the counselling starts.

Note: The counselling fee can be paid by either RTGS or by using Credit/Debit card through swipe machine to participate in JCECE Counselling.

Documents for Counselling

Candidates must present the following documents in original as well as a set of self-attested photocopy of the certificates in order to participate in JCECE counselling 2020:

  • Admit card, Mark sheet, Passing certificate (original/provisional) of Class 12.
  • Admit card, Mark sheet, Passing certificate (original/provisional) of Class 10.
  • Local Resident Certificate Issued by SDO (Civil)/ DC of Jharkhand state.
  • Caste Certificate issued by SDO (Civil)/ DC of Jharkhand state.
  • 1 Passport size photograph (made from the same negative of photograph uploaded during JCECE Registration.
  • JCECE 2021 Admit Card
  • Disability Certificate issued by Medical Superintendent/CMO/Head of Hospital.

Note: Only FIR copy will be entertained in case of losing JCECE Admit Card.

Partial Admission Fee: The detailed information will be provided in counselling advertisement.

JCECE 2021 Seat Allotment

The seat allotment procedure for JCECE 2021 commences, once the document verification process is completed. Only those candidates are eligible for allocation of seat who have successfully applied for the Counselling Process and have filled in the choices of college and branch.

Here are some key points to know about JCECE Seat Allotment:

  • JCECE Seat Matrix, seat allotment and the status of the participating candidate are displayed on the official website.
  • To participate in the seat allotment procedure, a candidate has to fill JCECE 2021 counselling registration form.
  • The criterion for seat allotment is purely merit-cum-choice. JCECE board considers both the score and the choice of college while allocating the seats.
  • The qualifying candidates are called for JCECE counselling process. Candidates have to attend the counselling on the scheduled date, time and place.
  • Only after verification of the essential documents, the candidates will be allotted seats.
  • The process of seat allotment is carried out until all the seats are filled.
  • Government specified Reservations are also applicable on the seat allotment.
  • In case, any candidate is dissatisfied with the seat that is allotted to him in the first round, then he can opt for seat up gradation in the subsequent round. If the seat is not upgraded in the subsequent round then the first seat allotment will be considered as the final allotment.
  • After successful seat allotment, candidates must confirm their admissions by reporting to the allotted institute and completing the requisite admission formalities.
  • Candidates who have been allotted a seat during the JCECE 2021 Seat Allotment process will also be required to pay an allotment fee of INR 2000/- along with the admission fee at the time of reporting to the allotted institute.

Points to Never Miss On

  1. School/College leaving certificate is not required at the time of JCECE Counselling. However, it will be required at the time of admission.
  2. In case a successful candidate appears as per merit ranking but forgets to produce required set of documents and then appears for the next round then they can opt for admission in only available seat/branch/ institute.
  3. Before allotment of seats, original certificates and identity will be verified.
  4. Legal actions will be taken against the candidates found false/improper identity/duplicate certificates.
  5. The allotment of seats will be done on the basis of marks obtained in JCECE 2021 entrance exam. There is no guarantee of admission of candidates included in the advertisement merit list for counselling.
  6. The vacant seats will be displayed daily on Board’s website during JCECE counselling.




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