44th BCS preliminary examination today...

44th BCS preliminary examination today

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:56 AM, 27 May 2022   Updated: 09:57 AM, 27 May 2022

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The 44th BCS preliminary examination will be held simultaneously in eight divisional cities of the country today, Friday (May 27). 

The Public Service Commission (PSC) has already completed all the arrangements for the examination. Detailed instructions about the examination hall, seating arrangement and examination have been published on the PSC’s website.

The number of candidates applying for the 44th BCS is 350,716. 

The online application for the 44th BCS started on December 30 last year. The last date to apply in the first phase was January 31. Later, the PSC extended the deadline to March 2. The 44th BCS will be General.

According to the notification of the 44th BCS, 1,710 officers will be recruited in different cadres through this BCS. Among these, 250 are in administration cadre, 50 in police cadre, 10 in the foreign cadre, 14 in Ansar cadre, 30 in audit and account, 11 in tax, 8 in co-operative, 7 in railway transport and commerce, 10 in information, 23 in postal, 6 in trade, 27 in family planning, 3 in food, 485 in the technical cadre and 776 in higher education cadre.

Meanwhile, The PSC has banned entry to the examination center with watches, ornaments and any kind of electrical device.

In an instruction regarding the examination, the PSC said that if these prohibited items are found during the examination, then the candidature of the concerned candidate will be canceled and he or she will be disqualified for all future recruitment examinations of PSC.

It said that according to the notification of the 44th BCS Exam-2021, in the preliminary examination to be held on May 27, carrying books, all kinds of watches, mobile phones, calculators, all kinds of electronic devices, bank/credit card-like devices, jewelry are prohibited and punishable offenses.

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