The application submission deadline for the 43rd Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) exams has been extended for third time to June 30 amidst novel coronavirus pandemic, says a press release from Bangladesh Publics Service Commission.
43rd BCS Preliminary Seat Plan :
The preliminary test for 43rd BCS is set to take place on this October 29 at all centers in all divisional cities. In line with that, the seat plan for the preliminary test is available now, which one can check in the below images :
Test Centers For English Version Candidates :
There are eight centers in total in eight divisional cities for candidates who want to take part in the test in English version.
The centers are the followings—–Model Academy, Paikpara Govt (D-type) Colony, Mirpur, Dhaka; Rajshahi College, Rajshahi; Khulna Govt Mohila College, Boira, Khulna; Chattogram College, Chattogram; Sylhet Govt College, Sylhet; Rangpur Govt College, Rangpur; Ananda Mohan College, Mymonsingh and Govt Syed Hatem Ali College, Barishal.
Note : One can check their seats in the below image (English Version Candidates) :
Preliminary Test Method :
The BCS preliminary test is an MCQ based exam which will have 200 marks in total. Each question will carry one mark. There is a negative marking of 0.50 for every wrong answer.
Necessary Websites : One can learn more on the 43rd BCS Preliminary test by visiting the following websites at :
Things Banned To Carry :
As per the notice, candidates will not be able to carry the following things to exam centers —-Books, all types of watches, Smartphones, Bags, all types of jewelries, all kinds of electronic devices, any devices resembling bank’s debit or credit cards, calculator etc.
Candidates can’t keep any coverings over their ears at the time of test. If they need any hearing aid, then they will have to have prior approval from the authority with suggestion by expert.
If anyone possesses the things on the list of ban, he or she will not be allowed to enter test center.
On the other hand, candidates must wear face masks while entering exam centers as part of heath guidelines set by the authority in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 virus.
43rd BCS Application Submission :
Interested students submitted their applications to take part in the 43rd BCS examination till 6 p.m. June 30 instead of March 30, earlier deadline.
Earlier on January 27, the Bangladesh Public Service Commission had announced the first extension for application submission for the BCS to March 30 at a request from Bangladesh University Grant Commission.
At the end of last year, the commission (BPSC) published circular for the 43rd BCS examination 2020, which is available on the commission’s website at https://bpsc.gov.bd.
As per the circular, the application process for the BCS, a general one, has gone underway from 10 a.m. December 31. Initially the last date for online application was 6 a.m. January 30.
According to the circular, through the 43rd BCS, 1,814 officials will be recruited.
Of the number of posts, 300 will go for public administration, 100 for police, 25 for foreign service and 843 for teachers.
Of the rest, 35 recruits will be for Audit Cadre, 19 to Tax, 14 to Customs, 20 to Co-operatives, 75 to Dental Surgeon Cadre and 383 will go to other cadre services.
Breakdown of Posts : According to the circular, cadre officials to1,814 posts as mentioned earlier will be recruited through the exam. The breakdown of the posts is the following :
General Cadre posts number 550; Professional or Technical cadre 310; General Education 843; General Education Govt. Teachers Training College 12; Technical Education post 99.
Syllabus : Subject-wise syllabus for Preliminary and Written exams will be available on both the websites of BPSC and Teletalk Bangladesh Ltd. from 10 a.m. December 30 onward. Students can download them from there.
43rd BCS Circular : For more, one can see the 43rd BCS Circular provided in the images below :
43rd BCS Circular :
Or Download 43rd BCS Circular from the below link at :