Cadet College Admission 2021 : Application Ongoing, Last Date Jan 10, Exam Jan 29


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Admission process of 7th grade students into Bangladesh’s 12 cadet colleges for the session of 2021 has begun from November 22.

The last date for application is 5 p.m. January 10 next year. And the exam will be held on January 29, 2021.

Application Fee : This year application fee has been fixed at Tk.1500 only.

Exam as usual will be held in both Bengali and English versions. But a student will be able to take the exam in just one version.

How to Apply : For the way of application and other relevant information, one needs to visit either of the websites below : and

Application From E-booth Outlets : For the advantages of applicants and their parents, application submission can be made also from ‘E-booth Outlets’ available at every cadet college and Dhaka Army Stadium. From any ‘E-booth Outlet’, application can be made for any exam center mentioned in the circular. Not only that, from the booths, application fee too can be deposited.

All the ‘E-booth Outlets’ are open every day except for Fridays and government holidays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. over the period of November 22 to January 10.

Eligibility : Interested students need to meet the following criteria among others to be eligible for application :

  1. Being a citizen of Bangladesh.
  2. Age maximum 13 years 6 months as of January 1, 2021.
  3. Height at least 4 feet 8 inch for both boys & girls.
  4. Grade 6 or its equivalent examination pass.
  5. Being normal and natural in terms of physical and mental health.

Attention : Cadet college admission circular 2021 in the below image : 

Cadet college admission circular 2021
Cadet college admission circular 2021. Image : campusplanet


Admit card collection : Students will not be able to make print-out or download their admit cards at the time of application. But they will be able to do so from January 12 up to the day before the exam. 

For that, students need to login the relevant site with the username and password that they used to make application. 

Application Fee Payments :  Application fee of tk.1500 can be deposited through any of the following means like bKash, Trust Bank, SSL Commerz (all kinds of Credit/Debit/Wallet), Nagad and DBBL (Rocket, Nexus Pay and DBBL Payment).

To note, payment must be made initially to get the username and password using which application can be finished within a specified time displayed on the screen of computer or other devices.

Quota : To avail any quota benefits such as freedom fighter, Indigenous and Defense quota, students will have to make application with supported papers through any ‘E-booth Outlet’ available at every cadet college and Dhaka Army Stadium. Otherwise, these benefits will not be entertained.

Special Instructions : Students and their guardians are asked to maintain the following instructions for their own interest :

  1. Read the circular properly and carefully before filling up the application form.
  2. Students or their guardians have to post all required papers to the cadet college responsible for the exam center mentioned on the applicant’s admit card within January 22 next year.

Preserve Password and Username :  Applicants have to preserve their usernames and passwords they used to make applications as they will be required to print or download their admit cards and change any information if needed on themselves later. So you must preserve them.

Exam Syllabus & Prospectus : Candidates need to have deep knowledge on the syllabus to get expected results in the exam particularly written part as it has small changes every year. For syllabus, students Must visit the below link :

Or one can get the syllabus from the following links as well :


Necessary Papers to be Submitted : Candidates have to submit the following papers :
1. Attested mark sheet of Primary School Certificate (PSC) or Ebtedayee Examination. In case of English Medium, 5th grade or equivalent exam pass certificate from Headmaster or Headmistress of the institution.
2. Attested Birth Certificate.
3. Mark sheet of 6th grade or its equivalent examination.
4. Income certificate issued by due authority of Parents or Guardian.
5. National IDs and attested photocopy of Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificates of parents or guardian.

Admission Exam Method : Cadet college admission test is usually taken place in 3 phases.

First phase is of written test which carries 300 marks in total including 100 marks each for Mathematics & English, 60 for Bangla and 40 marks for Science, BGS, ICT and General Knowledge.

Written exam is followed by two other phases—Viva & Medical or Health Check-Ups.

The last two phases are conducted only on the successful candidates from the written exam.  And the dates for Viva and Medical tests will be made available upon the time of written exam result publication.

N.B. The exam date may be reviewed given the then overall situation related to the corona pandemic in the country. Candidates, however, should not feel relaxed thinking of any possible exam date referral as proper preparation is the key to getting ultimate success in the exam which is quite different from other public exams.

Names of 12 Cadet Colleges In Bangladesh : There are 12 cadet colleges in Bangladesh. Of them, 9 are for boys and the rest 3 for girls.

The 3 girls cadet colleges are Mymensingh Girls Cadet College (established in 1983), Feni Girls Cadet College (established in 2006) and Joypurhat Girls Cadet College (established in 2006).

Attention :  the names of 3 girls cadet college in the image below : 


Girls cadet colleges in Bangladesh
Names of 3 girls cadet colleges in Bangladesh. Image : campusplanet

The 9 boys cadet colleges are Faujdarhat Cadet College, Jhenaidah Cadet College, Mirzapur Cadet College, Rajshahi Cadet College, Sylhet Cadet College, Rangpur Cadet College, Barishal Cadet College, Pabna Cadet College and Cumilla Cadet College.

Attention : See the names of 9 boys cadet college in Bangladesh in the image below :

Boys cadet colleges in Bangladesh
Names of 9 Boys Cadet College in Bangladesh. Image : campusplanet


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