Bihar Nursing 2022 – Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Selection Process, Syllabus

A large number of students aspire to admission into the nursing courses in the state of Bihar after clearing their class 12th exam. The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) is the authority that will manage the Bihar Nursing Admission 2022. This is the reason why Bihar Nursing 2022 is also known as BCECEB Nursing 2022. The selected candidates get admission to B.Sc. Nursing course at various colleges in Bihar.

To select the candidates, the board organizes an entrance exam every year. Those who want to apply need to fill and submit the application form before the last date. However, check the eligibility criteria is equally important before filling the form. In this post, we are going to provide complete information related to the Bihar Nursing 2022 admission.

Bihar Nursing 2022 – Highlights

The general information regarding the Bihar Nursing Admission Process 2022 is provided in the following table.

Name of the examination Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Nursing 2022
Exam conducting body Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board
Alternate name of the exam BCECE Nursing
Mode of examination Offline (pen and paper based exam)
Duration of the exam 4 hours and 30 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes for each section)
Courses offered B.Sc. Nursing
Number of available seats (Approx.) 180 seats
Official Website

BCECE Nursing 2022 Schedule – Important Dates

The tentative schedule for BCECE Nursing Admission 2022 is given in the following table.

Main Events Tentative Dates
Starting of online registration process Last week of March 2022
Availability of correction window 1st week of March 2022
Last date to pay the application fee through Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card after submission of the Online Application Form of Registered Candidate 1st week of May 2022
Final date of editing application form 2nd week of May 2022
Final date of submitting the application form and Last date for the payment of application fee through challan 2nd week of May 2022
Release of Admit Card Last week of May 2022
Date of examination 2nd week of June 2022
Declaration of result Last week of June 2022
Starting of the counselling process 2nd week of July 2022

Bihar Nursing Eligibility Criteria 2022

Those interested candidates who want to get admission into Bihar Nursing 2022 must comply with the following BCECE BSc nursing eligibility criteria 2022.

Age Limit

  • The age of a candidate should be more than 17 years as of 31st December 2022. So, candidates born after 31st December 2004 will not get admission.


  • Parents of the candidate should be domiciled in Bihar or
  • Parents of the candidate should be registered refugees in the state of Bihar or
  • The candidate’s parent must be a central government employee working in Bihar or
  • The candidate’s parent should be a PSU employee posted in Bihar.

Educational Qualification

  • Aspirants must have passed the class 12th or equivalent exam from a recognized school or institute.
  • Candidates should have scored at least 45% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination with English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology subjects.

Bihar Nursing Application Form 2022

BCECE will release the application form in online mode only. Those who want to apply need to submit the application form through the official website. Given below are the steps to fill and submit the BCECE Nursing 2022 Application Form.

  • First of all, you need to visit the official website i.e.
  • On the official website, you will have to register by providing some of your basic details like Name, Email Address, Phone Number, etc.
  • The login credential for all candidates will be generated after a successful registration.
  • Then, you need to sign in by correctly entering the login credentials generated at the time of registration.
  • After that, aspirants have to provide their complete educational, personal, and contact details.
  • The details entered in the application form should be correct. Otherwise, the form can get rejected.
  • Along with the details, you also need to upload scanned images of your photograph and signature.
  • Remember, eligible candidates applying for BCECE Nursing 2022 can opt for the PCB subject group only.
  • After submitting the application form, aspirants also need to pay the required application fee.
  • Finally, take a printout of the application form submitted and fee receipt for future references.

Application Fee

The application fee is different for candidates for various categories.

  • General/ OBC/ BC categories – Rs. 1000/-
  • SC/ ST/ Disability Quota – Rs. 500/-

Mode of payments – Candidates can pay the application fee online using  Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card. Alternatively, candidates can pay the fee offline by submitting a bank challan.

Bihar Nursing 2022 Admit Card

  • BCECE nursing 2021 admit card will be issued to those candidates who will fill and submit the application form before the last date.
  • To download an admit card, candidates have to visit the official website of BCECEB.
  • On the official website, aspirants have to provide their application details in order to download an admit card.
  • Important information like candidate’s names, roll numbers, exam centre names and address is mentioned on the admit card.
  • It is compulsory for all candidates to carry a printout of the admit card and photo ID proof before the last date.

Bihar Nursing Exam Pattern 2022

The pattern of Bihar Nursing Entrance Exam 2022 is explained below.

  • Mode of examination – Offline (pen and paper-based mode)
  • Type of questions – Objective type multiple choice questions
  • Number of questions – 300 questions
  • Sections – 3 (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology)
  • Duration of the exam – 4.5 hours (1.5 hours for each section)
  • Maximum Marks – 1200
  • Marking Scheme – Each question will carry 4 marks
  • Negative Marking – 1 mark will be deducted in case of an incorrect answer
Sections Number of questions Maximum Marks
Physics 100 questions 400 marks
Chemistry 100 questions 400 marks
Biology 100 questions 400 marks
Total 300 questions 1200 marks

BCECE Bihar Nursing Syllabus 2022

The syllabus of BCECE Nursing Entrance Exam 2022 is very big. However, you can check name of unit from each subject as given below.

  • Physics – Physical-world and measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Gravitation, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid body, Heat and Thermodynamics, Properties of Bulk Matter, Oscillations and Waves, Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Current Electricity, Electrostatics, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating currents, Magnetic effects of current & Magnetism, Optics, Electromagnetic Waves, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Electronic Devices, Communication Systems.
  • Chemistry – Some basic concepts of Chemistry, States of Matter: gases and liquids, Structure of Atom, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Equilibrium, Thermodynamics, s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals), Some p-Block Elements: General Introduction p-Block Elements, p-Block Elements, d- and f- Block Elements, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques, Hydrocarbons: Classification of hydrocarbons, Environmental Chemistry, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Organic compounds containing Nitrogen, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids, Polymers, Biomolecules, Chemistry in Everyday life.
  • Biology – Diversity in Living world, Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants, Cell: Structure and Function, Plant Physiology, Human Physiology, Sexual Reproduction, Genetics and Evolution, Biology and Human Welfare, Biotechnology and its applications, Ecology and Environment

Bihar Nursing 2022 Result

  • The BCECEB will update results online through its official website.
  • In order to check their result, aspirants have to provide their roll number and date of birth.
  • Along with the result and merit list, the exam conducting body BCECEB will upload the rank of candidates.
  • The rank card will carry important details like the Candidate’s Name, Roll Number, Qualifying Status, Overall Score, Sectional Score and Merit Rank.
  • It is necessary for all candidates to carry their original rank card


  • The BCECE nursing counselling 2022 will take place after the declaration of the result.
  • Only those candidates will be allowed to take part in the counselling process who will secure more than cutoff marks.
  • During the counselling process, candidates have to choose the college in which they want to study.
  • The verification will document will also take place during the counselling process.
  • Aspirants must carry the following documents during counselling.
    • 12th Class Mark Sheet and Certificate
    • 10th Class Mark Sheet and Certificate
    • 12th class Admit card/ Hall ticket
    • 10th class certificate or date of birth proof
    • BCECE 2022 Application Form Part A and B
    • BCECE 2022 admit card
    • Domicile certificate for the native of Bihar state
    • Category certificate (SC/ST certificate)
    • Character Certificate

Frequently Asked Questions

 Question – 1: Which institutes will take part in the BCECEB Bihar Nursing 2022?

Answer: The following government institutes will take part in the BCECEB Bihar Nursing 2022 admission process. Apart from these many private colleges will also accept the entrance exam scores.

  • BSc Nursing College, NMCH, Patna
  • BSc Nursing College, Verdhman Ayurvigyan Sansthan, Pawapuri
  • BSc Nursing College, JLNMC, Bhagalpur

Question – 2: When will Bihar Nursing Official Notification 2022 release?

Answer: The official notification for Bihar Nursing Admission 2022 is expected to release in the month of March 2022.

Question – 3: Will I get the admit card by post after submitting the application form online?

Answer: No, BCECEB will not send the admit card by post. Candidates have to download it from the official website.


Question – 4: Is this exam conducted twice a year just like NEET?

Answer: No, this exam is conducted only once a calendar year.


Question – 5: What if I make a mistake while filling the Bihar Nursing Application Form 2022?

Answer: To fix the mistakes, BCECEB will provide a correction window to the candidates.

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