DHAKA: The preliminary test of the 33rd Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) under the Public Service Commission (PSC) held on Friday.
A total of 183,627 candidates competed for 4206 posts in the 33rd Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examination under Public Service Commission (PSC).
In the 33rd BCS, a total of 43 applicants competed in against of 1 post.
The highest number of applicants has applied in this year. The number of candidates for 32nd BCS was 24,000 while 1.63 lakh applied for 31st BCS.
The PSC introduced online registration system ever first in this year for the BCS candidates and the process for application and paying registration fee began on March 8 and ended on April 7.
A total of 1473 applications have been cancelled due to various irregularities, PSC sources said.
Some candidates alleged that they could not log on to the PSC’s website and could not submit registration fee through Teletalk due to network problems.
In this regard, PSC Controller of Examinations AYM Nesar Uddin told banglanews that the commission would not extend time to apply for the examination as it had earlier cautioned the candidates not to apply on the last date, apprehending pressure on the server.
On February 29, the 33rd general Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) circular was published.
Out of 4206 posts, 112 in education cadre (teachers training college), 607 education college (general college), 2905 professional technical cadre and 582 will be appointed in general cadre.
Of the general cadre, some 300 will be recruited in administration, 89 in police and 16 in foreign affairs through the BCS, says the circular.
BDST: 1152 HRS, JUN 01, 2012
Edited by: Maria Salam, Asst Output Editor
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