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Women recruitment through BCS exam sees downtrend

  • Published at 03:27 am April 9th, 2018
Women recruitment through BCS exam sees downtrend
The rate of women recruitment through the BCS examination has declined over the last four BCS tests. The rate of recommended women candidates decreased to only 26.22% in the 36th BCS examination from 55.10% in the 32nd BCS (Special) examination, according to a report placed in parliament on Sunday. Public Admission Minister Syed Ashraful Islam placed the annual report of Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) in the House. As per the report, the rate of recommended women candidates was 38.26% in the 33rd BCS examination, while that was 35.62% in the 34th BCS examination and 27.92% in the 35th BCS examination. In 32nd BCS (Special) examination, a total of 1,675 candidates were recommended for recruitment. Of them, the number of women was 923 (55.1%) while that of men was 752 (44.90%). In the 33rd BCS examination, a total of 8,507 candidates were recommended. Of them, there were 3,255 (38.26%) women against 5,252 (61.74%) men. In the 34th BCS examination, a total of 2,176 candidates were recommended. Of them, the number of females was 775 (35.62%), while that of males was 1,401 (64.38%). In the 35th BCS examination, a total of 2,181 candidates were recommended. Of them, there were 609 (27.92%) women against 1,572 (72.07%) men. In 36th BCS examination, a total of 2,323 candidates were recommended. Of them, the number of women is 609 (26.22%), while that of men is 1,714 (73.78%).