A record number of candidates have applied in the 5th BCS. The last day to apply for this BCS was Saturday. Last time till 6 pm, a total of 1 lakh 5 thousand candidates have been submitted. Earlier, a record number of 1.22 lakh candidates applied for the 8th BCS.
Neesar Uddin, the test regulator of the Public Service Commission (PSC), confirmed the matter in the first light. He said that a total of 1 lakh 3 thousand applications have been submitted, which is a record. So far 1 lakh 5 thousand 3 candidates have submitted the fee and confirmed the application. There are more than one million more candidates waiting to register fees. The application fee can be submitted up to 12 hours after the completion of the application period. He estimates that the total number of applicants may now exceed four lakh.
According to PSC sources, the highest number of candidates applied in the 8th BCS in the 20th. In that year, 1 lakh 12 thousand candidates applied. That was the record for the highest application in the BCS exam. This time the number was exceeded.
PSC issued the BCS notice on November 27 last year. It will appoint 2,000 officers in different positions. According to the notification, most of the education cadre will be taken this time. Five people will be appointed to this cadre. Of these, 5 will be lecturers in BCS education, 5 will be lecturers in technical education department.
After the education, more appointments will be made in the administration cadre. 120 people will be appointed in the administration.
Police will have 5, Assistant Surgeon 3 in BCS Health and 1 Assistant Dental Surgeon.
Twenty-one persons will be taken overseas, 20 in Ansar, 20 in the Ministry of Finance, Assistant Secretary-General (Audit and Accounts), 1 Assistant Tax Commissioner (Tax), 20 as Assistant Commissioner (Customs and Excise) and 5 as Assistant Registrar.
In the statistics and information management department, 12 people will be taken as Statistical Officers, 1 Assistant Engineer Engineer in Railway Ministry, 1 Assistant Traffic Superintendent, 1 Assistant Equipment Controller, 2 as Assistant Engineer (Civil), 5 as Assistant Engineer (Mechanical).
Assistant Director or Information Officer or Research Officer in the Ministry of Information 22, Assistant Director (Program) 1, Assistant Communications Controller 1, Assistant Wireless Engineer 1, Assistant Engineer in BCS Public Health Engineer in the Local Government Department, Assistant Forest Conservator 20.
The post of Assistant Postmaster General is 2, 5 in BCS fisheries, 5 in livestock, 1 in agricultural extension officer and 5 in scientific officer, 5 in BCS trade.
Family planning officer 1, BCS dietary assistant food regulator 1 and assistant maintenance engineer 2, BCS Public Works Assistant Engineer (Civil) 5 and Assistant Engineer (E / M) will be appointed in this BCS.
What is the reason for the increase in the number of applicants? When asked, PSC Chairman Mohammad Sadiq told First Light that the interest and confidence of the youth in BCS is increasing. Because of this, more applications have been submitted this time than ever.
According to PSC sources, 4 lakh 8 thousand 52 candidates applied for the 7th BCS Preliminary Exam. In the 5th BCS, 2 lakh 5 thousand 5 candidates took part.