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Promotional Process and Exam in BCS (Bangladesh Civil Service)



 The subjects for promotion examination cover three areas:

 Part 1: Bangladesh and current affairs
Part 2: Acts rules and systems applicable in use of all officers of BCS;
Part 3: Matters relating to works of respective cadres
Full marks: 30
Pass marks: 50%



Edibility criteria:

Any officer who has not completed four years of service and who is confirmed in the junior scale is ineligible to appear.
In every calendar year, senior scale examination is held two times in February and August.
An officer can participate in two examinations in every calendar year.
An officer can participate more than once in the same calendar year.
An officer who has completed 14 years of service can not appear at the promotion examination.
Important data of examination for promotion in senior scale
 
Examination in February in 2010
Number of applicants: 3355
Number of suitable candidates: 3113
Date of beginning and finishing of examination: 26-2-2010
Number of Candidates of 1st paper: 2787
Number of present Candidates of 1st paper: 1602
Number of present Candidates of 1st paper: 1442
Number of Candidates of 2nd paper: 2949
Number of present Candidates of 2nd paper: 1914
Number of present Candidates of 2nd paper: 1195
Number of Candidates of 3rd paper 2844
Number of present Candidates of 3rd paper: 1591
Number of present Candidates of 3rd paper: 1495
 
Examination in August in 2010
Number of applicants: 3416
Number of suitable candidates: 3196
Date of beginning and finishing of examination: 17-9-2010
Number of Candidates of 1st paper: 2624
Number of present Candidates of 1st paper: 860
Number of present Candidates of 1st paper: 761
Number of Candidates of 2nd paper: 2818
Number of present Candidates of 2nd paper: 1306
Number of present Candidates of 2nd paper: 809
Number of Candidates of 3rd paper 2807
Number of present Candidates of 3rd paper: 1001
Number of present Candidates of 3rd paper: 832