Bihar UGEAC Counselling 2024

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Bihar UGEAC Counselling also known as Bihar Undergraduate Engineering Admission Counselling is a state-level counselling process administered by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board. (BCECEB). In the state of Bihar, UGEAC counselling is held for admission to several undergraduate engineering degrees. Candidates who have qualified for the JEE Main Exam can participate in the online counselling procedure (BCECE). 

Applications are invited from candidates who have appeared in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) and have obtained a valid NTA score. Such candidates are eligible to apply for participation in the Under Graduate Engineering Admission Counselling (UGEAC)-2024. This counseling is for admission to the first year B.E./B. Tech. courses in Government Engineering Colleges of Bihar, SGIDT, Patna, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Women’s Institute of Technology, Navodaya Complex, Kameshwar Nagar, Darbhanga (Under Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga), Exalt College of Engineering & Technology, Vaishali (Private), and Buddha Institute of Technology, Gaya (Private), Bihar.

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The counselling procedure is critical for individuals interested in studying engineering in Bihar because it affects admission to some of the state's top engineering institutes. In this post, we will go over the Bihar UGEAC counselling process in detail, including eligibility requirements, significant dates, documents required, the counselling process, and much more.

However, for those seeking admission to other prestigious Engineering Colleges in India, there are various options available such as the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), National Institute of Technology (NITs), and other top-tier engineering colleges. These institutions offer a diverse range of courses and opportunities for students to excel in their chosen fields.


Counselling NameBihar Undergraduate Engineering Admission Counselling (UGEAC)
Exam Conducting BodyBihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB)
Exam NameBihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE)
Admission OfferedUndergraduate Engineering Courses
Counselling LevelState-level
Mode of CounsellingOnline
Eligibility CriteriaQualified BCECE exam with a minimum qualifying percentage
Registration PeriodTo be announced
Counselling FeeTo be announced
Seat Allotment ProcessBased on merit, choice filling and availability of seats
Reporting to CollegeTo be announced

Counselling Schedule

The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB), which is in charge of organising the counselling procedure for undergraduate engineering degrees at various colleges across Bihar, released the counselling schedule. The online Registration and submission of the Application form starts soon. Online registration, publishing of the merit list, several rounds of counselling, and reporting to designated colleges are all part of the counselling process. To get admission to their selected course and college, students must maintain track of the counselling timetable and engage in the counselling procedure as instructed.

Online Registration starting dateTo Be Announced
Online Registration closing dateTo Be Announced
Last date of payment through Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/ UPI with final
submission of the online Application Form of Registered candidate
To Be Announced
Online Editing of Application FormTo Be Announced
Publication of Merit list of UGEAC-2024To Be Announced
Proposed date of Online CounsellingTo be notified later on

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Bihar Undergraduate Engineering Admission Counselling, candidates must fulfil certain eligibility criteria set by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB). Check the criteria in the table below,

Eligibility CriteriaDetails
NationalityCandidates must be Indian nationals.
DomicileCandidates must be residents of Bihar.
Educational QualificationCandidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination.
Qualifying SubjectsCandidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
Minimum MarksCandidates must have obtained a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST) 
Passed minimum 3 years Diploma examination with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category)
Age LimitCandidates must be at least 17 years old as on December 31, 2024

Counselling Process

  1. Registration

Candidates must first register online on the BCECEB's official website within the time frames specified.

Registration Steps:

  • Visit the Official Website: Candidates must first visit the official website of BCECEB at
  • Click on the Counselling Link: On the homepage of the website, candidates must click on the link for Bihar Undergraduate Engineering Admission Counselling.
  • Register: Candidates must register themselves by providing the required details such as name, date of birth, email id, and phone number. A registration number and password will be generated and sent to the candidate's registered email and phone number.
  • Login: After receiving the registration number and password, candidates must login to the BCECEB portal to access the counselling application form.
  • Fill the Application Form: Candidates must fill the application form with the required details such as personal information, JEE Main application number, educational qualification, and preferred choices of colleges and courses.
  • Upload Documents: Candidates must upload scanned copies of the required documents such as mark sheets, caste certificate (if applicable), and other necessary documents.
  • Pay Counselling Fee: Candidates must pay the counselling fee online using a debit/credit card or net banking.
  • Submit Application Form: After completing all the above steps, candidates must review their application form and submit it online. Candidates are advised to take a printout of the submitted application form for future reference.
  1. Merit List
  • Following the conclusion of registration and document verification, the BCECEB releases the merit list based on the performance of the candidates in the qualifying examination.
  • The merit list includes the names of candidates who met the eligibility requirements and were chosen for the counselling process. The merit list is a compiled based on the candidate's performance in the qualifying examinations in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Candidates on the merit list are entitled to participate in the counselling procedure. The merit list are published on the BCECEB's official website, where candidates can verify their merit rank and download their merit list. 
  1. Choice Filling 
  • Candidates who have qualified for Bihar Undergraduate Engineering Admission Counselling must fill out their preferred college and course options after the merit list is revealed. This is accomplished through the online selection process.
  • Before completing the form, candidates should carefully evaluate their options. They should select colleges and courses depending on their interests, eligibility, and seat availability. Before locking in their preferred selections, candidates can edit, add, or eliminate them.
  • Once the applicants have made their selections, they must confirm them within the time range specified. After the deadline, the choices are finalized, and candidates cannot make any revisions. 
  1. Seat Allotment
  • The BCECEB assigns seats the procedure of seat allotment is based on the candidate's merit rank, preferred options, and seat availability.
  • To complete the admission procedure, candidates who have been assigned a seat must download the provisional allotment letter and report to the assigned college by the deadline.
  • Candidates who are dissatisfied with their temporary seat allocation can participate in the next round of counselling by re-entering their preferred selections. The method of seat allocation will be repeated for each round of counselling until all seats are filled.
  1. Reporting to Allotted Colleges
  • Candidates who have been assigned a seat in Bihar UGEAC must report to the designated college within the stipulated time to finish the admission process after the seat allotment process is done.
  • Candidates must bring all required documents, both originals and photocopies, to the reporting location.
  • Candidates must pay the admission fee and fulfil the relevant requirements upon reporting to their assigned college. Upon completion of the admissions procedure, they will be granted a provisional admission letter. Candidates should keep a copy of their admission letter for future reference.

Counselling Fee

  • The Bihar UGEAC counselling fee is the sum that candidates must pay in order to participate in the counselling procedure. The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB), which is in charge of the counselling procedure, determines the counselling fee for Bihar UGEAC.
  • It should be noted that the Bihar UGEAC counselling fee is non-refundable, even if a candidate is not admitted to any college. As a result, before submitting their choices and paying the counselling fee, candidates should carefully assess their college preferences.
  • Candidates who do not pay the counselling fee within the time frame indicated will be unable to participate in the Bihar UGEAC counselling process. To avoid any inconvenience, it is critical to finish the payment process within the time frame specified.
CategoryCounselling Fee
Unreserved/BC/EBCRs. 1200
SC/ST/DQ (PwD)Rs. 600

Documents required

  • Original Admit Card of JEE MAIN
  • Original Score Card of JEE MAIN
  • Passing Certificate / Mark sheet / Admit Card of Metric / equivalent exam.
  • Passing Certificate / Mark sheet / Admit Card of Intermediate/ 10+2 / equivalent exam.
  • Residential Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • All the Certificate / documents in original as per the requirements of admissions in Private Engg. Colleges.
  • Six copies of the passport size photographs, which was pasted on the Admit Card of JEE MAIN.
  • Downloaded print of Online filled Application Form of UGEAC.
  • Aadhar Card.
  • Any other documents required (if any) such as DQ (PwD)/SMQ / EWS certificate

Participating Colleges

Government Engineering College

Sr. NoCollege NameLocationSeat IntakeInstitute TypeFees (annually)Established Year
1Bhagalpur PerrnanentCollege of Engineeing, BhagalpurBhagalpur300GovernmentRs. 1,12,0001960
2Muzafarpur Institute of Technology, MuzaffarpurMuzaffarpur335GovernmentRs. 81,7001954
3Gaya College of Engineeing, GayaGaya240GovernmentRs. 80,0002008
4Motihari College of Engineering,MotiharMotihar300GovernmentRs. 1,02,0002008
5Darbhanga College of Engineering, DarbhangaDarbhanga300GovernmentRs. 85,0002008
6Nalanda College of Engineering,ChandiChandi300GovernmentRs. 82,0002008
7Loknayak Jai Prakash Institute of Technology, ChapraChapra300GovernmentRs. 50,0002012
8Bakhtiyarpur College of Engineering, BakhtiyarpurBakhtiyarpur300GovernmentRs. 40,0002008
9Sitamarhi Institute of TechnologySitamarhi300GovernmentRs. 1,01,0002016
10Rashtrakavi Ramdhari Singh Dinkar College of Engineering, BegusaraiBegusarai300GovernmentRs. 68,0002016
11Sershah Engineering College, SasaramSasaram300GovernmentRs. 60,0002017
12B P Mandal College of Engineering MadhepuraMadhepura300GovernmentRs. 75,0002016
13Katihar Engineering College, KatiharKatihar300GovernmentRs. 40,0002016
14Purnea College of Engineering, PurneaPurnea300GovernmentRs. 94,4002017
15Saharsa College of Engineering, SaharsaSaharsa300GovernmentRs. 89,2002017
16Supaul College of Engineering, SupaulSupaul240GovernmentRs. 89,2002017
17Government Engineering College, BankaBanka300GovernmentRs. 50,0002017
18Government Engineering College, VaishaliVaishali300GovernmentRs. 1,00,0002018
19Government Engineering College, JamuiJamui300GovernmentRs. 65,0002018
20Government Engineering College, NawadaNawada240GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
21Government Engineering College, KishanganjKishanganj240GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
22Government Engineering College, ArariaAraria240GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
23Government Engineering College, MungerMunger300GovernmentRs. 85,0002019
24Government Engineering College, ChamparanChamparan300GovernmentRs. 60,0002019
25Government Engineering College, AurangabadAurangabad300GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
26Government Engineering College, SheoharSheohar300GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
27Government Engineering College, KaimurKaimur300GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
28Government Engineering College, GopalganjGopalganj300GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
29Government Engineering College, MadhubaniMadhubani240GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
30Government Engineering College, SiwanSiwan300GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
31Government Engineering College, JehanabadJehanabad240GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
32Government Engineering College, ArwalArwal300GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
33Government Engineering College, KagariaKagaria300GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
34Government Engineering College, BuxarBuxar300GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
35Government Engineering College, BhojpurBhojpur300GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
36Government Engineering College, ShekhpuraShekhpura300GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
37Government Engineering College, LakhisaraiLakhisarai300GovernmentRs. 50,0002019
38Government Engineering College, SamastipurSamastipur300GovernmentRs. 1,00,0002019

Private Engineering College

Sr. NoCollege NameLocationSeat IntakeInstitute TypeFees (approx)Established Year
1Netaji Subhas Institute of TechnologyPatna600PrivateRs. 1,25,0002007
2Birla Institute of TechnologyPatna780PrivateRs. 2,63,0002006
3Motihari College of EngineeringMotihari300PrivateRs. 70,0002013
4Maulana Azad College of Engineering and TechnologyPatna300PrivateRs. 1,25,0001988
5Vidya Vihar Institute of TechnologyPurnea360PrivateRs. 70,0002008
6Millia Institute of TechnologyPurnea300PrivateRs. 75,0002002
7Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Dairy TechnologyPatna60PrivateRs. 40,0001982
8C. V. Raman College of EngineeringBhagalpur420PrivateRs. 1,20,0002010
9Bihar College of EngineeringPatna320PrivateRs. 1,04,0001924
10Bhagalpur College of EngineeringBhagalpur300PrivateRs. 1,10,0001960
11Women's Institute of TechnologyDarbhanga240PrivateRs. 70,0002012
12Gaya College of EngineeringGaya300PrivateRs. 1,02,0002008
13Azmet College of Engineering and TechnologyKishanganj240PrivateRs. 60,0002010
14Dr. Zakir Hussain Institute of TechnologySiwan180PrivateRs. 75,0002017
15K. K. College of Engineering and ManagementNalanda240PrivateRs. 60,0002008
16Muzaffarpur Institute of TechnologyMuzaffarpur420PrivateRs. 1,00,0001998
17R. P. Sharma Institute of TechnologyPatna300PrivateRs. 1,25,000 1980
18Sityog Institute of TechnologyAurangabad180PrivateRs. 60,0002011

Please note that the tuition fees mentioned above are subject to change and you should verify the latest fees with the Engineering Admission Consultant.

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Bihar UGEAC counselling is an important part of the admission process for engineering institutes in Bihar. Because there are many private and government engineering colleges in Bihar, it can be difficult for students to choose the right one. An engineering admission consultant can help students make informed decision about which college to attend based on their rank and preferences. To be eligible for admission, students must also pass the engineering entrance exam. Bihar UGEAC counselling, in conjunction with the assistance of an engineering admission consultant, can assist students in gaining admission to the best engineering colleges in Bihar based on their choices and entrance exam rank.


Q.What is Bihar UGEAC counselling?

A.Bihar UGEAC counselling is a process for admission to undergraduate engineering courses in the state of Bihar. It is conducted by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) for candidates who have cleared the JEE Main entrance exam.

Q. Who is eligible for Bihar UGEAC counselling?

A. Candidates who have cleared the JEE Main entrance exam and have Bihar as their domicile state are eligible for Bihar UGEAC counselling.

Q. How can I apply for Bihar UGEAC counselling?

A. Candidates can apply for Bihar UGEAC counselling online through the official website of BCECEB.

Q. What is the application fee for Bihar UGEAC counselling?

A. The application fee for Bihar UGEAC counselling is Rs. 2200 for General category candidates and Rs. 1100 for SC/ST candidates.

Q. How is the merit list prepared for Bihar UGEAC counselling?

A. The merit list for Bihar UGEAC counselling is prepared based on the JEE Main percentile of the candidates.

Q. How many rounds are there in Bihar UGEAC counselling?

A. There are three rounds in Bihar UGEAC counselling.

Q. Can I change my college preference after the first round of counselling?

A. Yes, candidates can change their college preference after the first round of counselling.

Q. What documents are required for Bihar UGEAC counselling?

A. Candidates need to carry their JEE Main admit card, rank card, class 10 and 12 mark sheets, domicile certificate, and other relevant documents.

Q. What is the counselling procedure for Bihar UGEAC counselling?

A. The counselling procedure for Bihar UGEAC counselling involves registration, choice filling, seat allotment, and document verification.

Q. How is the seat allotment done in Bihar UGEAC counselling?

A. The seat allotment in Bihar UGEAC counselling is done based on the JEE Main percentile and the choices filled by the candidates.

Q. What is the fee structure for engineering colleges in Bihar?

A. The fee structure for engineering colleges in Bihar varies from college to college. However, it generally ranges from Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 1,50,000 per year.

Q. What is the total number of engineering colleges in Bihar?

A.There are 56 engineering colleges in Bihar, including government and private colleges.

Q. How many seats are available in Bihar engineering colleges through UGEAC counselling?

A. The total number of seats available in Bihar engineering colleges through UGEAC counselling varies every year. In 2022, there were around 7,000 seats available.

Q. Can I participate in Bihar UGEAC counselling if I have not appeared for JEE Main?

A. No, only candidates who have appeared for JEE Main are eligible for Bihar UGEAC counselling.

Q. Is there any reservation policy for Bihar UGEAC counselling?

A. Yes, there is a reservation policy for Bihar UGEAC counselling based on the guidelines of the government of Bihar.

Q. How is the counselling fee paid for Bihar UGEAC counselling?

A. The counselling fee for Bihar UGEAC counselling is paid online through the official website of BCECEB.

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