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JCECE 2018 Exam Pattern

Updated On - January 25th 2018
  • JCECE (Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination) 2018 Exam is conducted by Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board.
  • It will be conducted in the offline mode (Pen and Paper mode).
  • The exam will be conducted in both English and Hindi languages.
  • JCECE will contain a total of 150 MCQs and will be conducted for a duration of 3 hours.
  • The syllabus will consist of the subjects studied in the 12th standard.
  • Candidates will be grouped into three groups based on the qualification and choice of course.
  • The questions asked will be from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.

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JCECE 2018 Highlights Table

Exam ModeOffline
Number of Papers 1
Number of Sections 4 (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics)
Question Paper TypeMultiple Choice Questions
Total Marks150 marks
Exam Duration 3 hours each
Exam Language English and Hindi

JCECE 2018 Exam Pattern

JCECE Exam consists of multiple choice questions. Equal importance is given to all subjects. Candidates are grouped into 3 groups based on their qualification and their choice of course. The overall total marks will vary based on the group selected.

PCM Group

  • Candidates opting for this group will have to answer questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Candidates opt this group to pursue education in Engineering, Agriculture and Forestry
  • The paper will contain a total of 150 questions available in English and Hindi languages.

PCB Group

  • Candidates selecting this group will be questioned on Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • Candidates aspiring to pursue their education in Agriculture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Homeopathy, and Ayurveda should opt for this group.
  • Each session will contain 50 questions.
  • The total number of questions of the exam is 150.

PCMB Group

  • Candidates opting for this group will have to answer questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
  • Each subject will carry 50 questions.
  • The total questions of the exam are 200.

JCECE 2018 Marking Scheme

JCECE 2018 is conducted for 150 marks for candidates opting for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Group, and Physics, Chemistry and Biology Subject Group. The exam is conducted for 200 marks for candidates opting for Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics group. The marking scheme of the exam is as follows:

  • The paper is graded by an electronic system which marks the paper by optical resonance
  • The correct answer is shaded in black and the system reads the paper by the shades.
  • JCECE 2018 is conducted for 150 marks and 200 marks based on the subject selected by the candidates.
  • Candidates are awarded 1 mark for every correct answer.
  • A negative of 0.25 marks are given for every wrong answer given by the candidate.
  • There is no deduction of marks for unanswered papers.
  • The marks will be divided equally for all subjects.

JCECE Exam Syllabus

Candidates will be questioned on the syllabus of the 12th standard. JCECE Syllabus is the same as the subjects studied in higher secondary education. Candidates can opt from the three groups based on their selection in the 11th standard and the preferred course in under graduation. The three groups are:

  • Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics
  • Physics / Chemistry / Biology
  • Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics/ Biology

The brief of the syllabus is as follows:

Physics: Candidates will have to cover all lessons/units of the 12th and 11th text books. Questions will be based on basis, theories, inventions, etc. Candidates will also be questioned on physicists, problems and applications.

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Chemistry: Candidates will have to cover all lessons/units of the 12th and 11th text books

The question will be framed from basic concepts, chemical formulation and states of matter.

Mathematics: Candidates will have to cover all lessons/units of the 12th and 11th text books

Questions will be asked on basic Mathematics and Numerical Ability.

Biology: Candidates will have to cover all lessons/units of the 12th and 11th text books

Questions will be based on Cell structure, Physiology, Evolution and Ecology.

JCECE 2018 Exam Books

SubjectBook NameAuthor
Physics14 year solved papers (2002 – 2016) & 5 mock testsArihant Experts
Chemistry14 Years’ Solved Papers (2002-2016) & 5 Mock Tests JCECE MedicalArihant Experts
GeneralJCECE Engineering Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Exam: 11 Years’ Solved Papers & 5 Mock Tests (Arihant Experts
Biology13 Years’ Solved Papers (2002-2015) & 5 Mock Tests JCECE MedicalArihant Experts

Important Instructions

  • Candidates will have to carry the admit card at the time of the exam.
  • They will not be permitted into the exam hall without a valid Admit card and identity card
  • Candidates should not carry any other paper with them except for the required documents.
  • Candidates will have to write their roll number in the question paper and answer sheet.
  • Different sets of question papers are circulated in the hall.
  • Candidates will have to carry the necessary stationery with them for the exam.
  • The stationary is inclusive good quality HB pencil, Ball point pen (blue and black), eraser and sharpener.
  • It is advisable to carry two or more pencils.
  • The pencil must be sharpened to the right level.
  • The answers should be marked in pencil and then shaded neatly with a black ball point pen
  • The answer sheet is graded by an optical mark reader and multiple shades will be taken as the wrong answer.

*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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1 Comment

how much marks required toget electrical in sindri or vbu

06 Mar, 2017 12:00

Hi Vishal, to get details on the JCECE cut off for BIT Sindri, please find the link

04 May, 2017 15:50

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