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38th BCS written tests begin Wednesday

  • Published at 03:56 pm August 7th, 2018
File photo of BCS candidates during a test at a exam hall Dhaka Tribune

All kinds of electronic devices have been banned in the exam centres

The 38th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) written examinations are set to begin from Wednesday across the country.

The candidates will not be allowed to bring watches, mobile phones, calculators and any other kind of electronic devices into the exam centres during the tests, according to a Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) press release issued on Tuesday, reports UNB.

A sufficient number of watches will be provided in all exam halls for the candidates to see the time, it said.

The release also asked the examinees not to bring papers, books, bank credit cards or anything akin to it and bags in the exam halls.

The aspirants will not be allowed to cover their ears as well as to wear any kind of ornaments.

According to the press release, violators of the rules will have their instruments seized, and their candidacy could even be cancelled and declared unqualified for other recruiting tests of the BPSC.

The written test for compulsory subjects of the 38th BCS will begin on Wednesday and continue till August 13.

And the tests for the optional subjects will be held on the first week of September.

Out of 243,476 applicants, some 16,286 had passed the 38th BCS preliminary exams held on December 29 last year.