PECE 2020 - JCECEB will conduct the PECE 2020 (Jharkhand Polytechnic exam) tentatively in the last week of May. The application form of PECE 2020 will tentatively be released in the last week of March. PECE 2020 is conducted to offer admissions to diploma engineering courses offered by institutes in Jharkhand. Candidates will be able to submit the PECE 2020 application form tentatively by the second week of May and they should ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria required to appear for the exam. The admit card of PECE 2020 will be released for eligible candidates tentatively in the third week of May. PECE questions will be based from three subjects - Maths, Physics & Chemistry of class 10th syllabus. The result of PECE 2020 will be declared tentatively in the second week of June, followed by the counselling process which will begin tentatively from the last week of June. Read the article to know detailed information about PECE 2020.
Polytechnic Entrance Competitive Examination
Commonly Known As
PECE (Jharkhand Polytechnic)
Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (JCECEB)
Mode of exam
Pen-and-paper based (offline)
Mode of application
Admission to diploma engineering courses that are offered by the participating polytechnic institutes in the state of Jharkhand
Number of seats
Every examination has a set of events that are scheduled to happen on particular dates. Similarly, PECE 2020 consists of many steps or events that will be conducted on different dates. In the below table, candidates can check the tentative important dates of PECE 2020.
PECE 2020 Important Dates
Availability of application form
Last week of March 2020
Final date of submitting application forms
Second week of May 2020
Release of Admit card
Third week of May 2020
Last week of May 2020
Declaration of Result
Second week of June 2020
Commencement of Counselling
Last week of June 2020
Checking the eligibility criteria of PECE 2020 should be the first step taken by candidates seeking admission to diploma engineering courses offered by polytechnic institutes in the state of Jharkhand. It is necessary for the candidates to meet the PECE 2020 eligibility criteria as failing to meet any criteria will lead to rejection of the application. The detailed eligibility criteria can be checked below.
Eligibility Criteria of PECE 2020
Candidates should be a permanent or local resident of Jharkhand
Candidates should have parent(s) who is or are central government employees employed in Jharkhand
Candidates should have parent(s) who is or are state government employee or works with government-aided organizations
There is no age limit. But candidates applying for mining engineering should be at least 17 years old as on 1st July 2020.
Candidates should have qualified class 10 with a minimum of 35% marks.
Candidates appearing for class 10th or equivalent examination in 2020 will also be eligible for PECE 2020.
The application form of PECE 2020 is one of the most important forms to be filled by the candidates. This is because, through the PECE 2020 application form, candidates make themselves eligible to appear for the entrance examination. Candidates should always check the eligibility criteria as any ineligibility found will lead to rejection of candidature. The authorities will release the PECE application form 2020 tentatively in the last week of March and the last date for submission of the completed application form will be tentatively in the second week of May.
Step 1 - Registration - In order to fill the application form of PECE 2020, candidates will have to complete the registration process by entering the name, email ID, password, and mobile number. After entering the details, candidates will receive a confirmation message on the registered mobile number and email Id. Candidates will have to confirm it to proceed forward.
Step 2 - Filling of Application Form - After successful registration, candidates will be able to access the application form of PECE 2020. In the form, they will have to enter personal details, reservation details, academic details, communication details, and will also have to upload the relevant documents
Annual Family Income
Preferred cities for examination
Permanent or Local resident of Jharkhand
Person With Disability (PWD)
Type of relevant SMQ
Muslim Minority (Yes /No)
Name of the Board
Maximum Marks Secured
15 KB to 40 KB
10 KB to 20 KB
Left-hand thumb impression
Step 3 - Payment of Application Fee- To complete the application form of PECE 2020, candidates will have to make a payment of application fee in online (net banking/credit card/debit card) or offline mode (e-challan).
PECE 2020 Application Fee
Open category candidates
SC, ST, and Female candidates
Step 4 - Submission of Application Form - Finally, the candidates will have to submit the application form and print out a copy for future use.
The authorities will conduct PECE 2020 in various cities and the candidates can find the list of the expected cities where the examination will be conducted in the table below. At the time of filling the application form, candidates will get a chance to select preferred choices of PECE 2020 exam centres or cities (maximum two).
Exam Cities of PECE 2020
The availability of the exam pattern of PECE 2020 plays a vital role in improving the preparation strategy. PECE 2020 exam pattern will include the information related to the types of questions that will be asked in the exam, marking scheme, duration and more. This will significantly help candidates to maximize the chances of qualifying PECE 2020.
Exam Pattern of PECE 2020
Mode of Exam
Pen and paper-based (Offline)
Duration of Exam
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Medium of Language
Hindi & English
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Maths - 50 Questions
Physics - 50 Questions
Chemistry - 50 Questions
Total Number of Questions
1 mark will be awarded for every correct response.
0.25 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response
PECE 2020 will cover three subjects namely Maths, Physics, and Chemistry and the syllabus will be based on class 10th. Knowledge of a detailed syllabus of PECE 2020 will help candidates to ensure that they are not missing out on any important topic that might be asked in the examination. The detailed syllabus is mentioned below.
Detailed PECE 2020 syllabus
Heat and Thermal Expansion
Reflection of Light
Transmission of Heat
Laws of Motion
Rotatory Motion of a Rigid Body
Refraction of Light
Work, Power and Energy
Kinetic Theory of Gases
Simple Harmonic Motion
Mixtures and Compounds
Molecular and Equivalent Masses
Important Chemical Compounds
Acids, Bases, Salt, and Hydrolysis
Different Chemical Reactions
Periodic Classification of Elements
Laws of Chemical Combination and Gas Laws
Concept of Atomic
Detergents, Drugs, and Explosives.
Relations and Functions
Time and Distance
The Straight Line
Time and Work
Trigonometric Ratios and Identities
Area, Volume and Surface Area
Heights and Distances
The examination authorities will release the admit card of PECE 2020 tentatively in the third week of May for all the eligible candidates. The admit card will be released on the official website and will include many details such as a candidate's name, scanned photograph, examination name, date, centre address, etc.. Candidates are advised to check the details mentioned on the admit card carefully and in case of any discrepancy they should contact the authorities as soon as possible.
Visit the official website and click on the admit card portal link
Select the exam and login to the portal using email Id and Password
After a successful login, PECE admit card 2020 will be displayed on the screen.
The authorities will release the answer key of PECE 2020 after the examination is over. The answer key will contain the correct answer for all the questions that will be asked in the examination. This will help candidates know their probable secured marks in PECE 2020. The calculation can be done by comparing their responses with the correct responses and calculating the marks according to the total number of correct responses and incorrect responses. The authorities will first release the provisional answer key of PECE 2020 that can be challenged by candidates in case of any errors or mistakes and later, after considering the challenges, the authorities will release the final PECE 2020answer key.
Previous year’s PECE Answer Key
Provisional Answer Key
Final Answer Key
SET A - Click
SET B - Click
SET C - Click
SET D - Click
JCECEB will declare the result of PECE 2020 tentatively in the second week of June in online mode. PECE 2020 result will include the subject-wise as well as total aggregate marks obtained by the candidate in the entrance exam along with the rank. Candidates who will be a part of the rank list will be eligible to participate in the counselling and seat allotment of PECE 2020.
Visit the official website and click on the result portal link
Select the exam and login to the portal using roll number and application number
After a successful login, PECE result 2020 will be displayed on the screen.
Download and take a print out of it.
The counselling and seat allotment process of PECE 2020 will commence from the last week of June. Candidates who will be a part of PECE 2020 merit list will be eligible to participate in the counselling procedure. In order to participate in the counselling process, candidates will have to follow certain steps such as registration, locking of choices, and payment of counselling fee. After each round of counselling, seat allotment will be conducted and all the allotted candidates will have to reach the allotted institute with relevant documents at scheduled date and time.
Fee structure for PECE 2020 Counselling
General and OBC candidates
SC/ST and female candidates
Candidates will be allowed to make a payment through offline mode as well in the form of e-challan.
This article has been written as per last year’s information. Updated details will be available here as soon as it is released by the authorities.
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