43rd BCS Circular 2020 pdf download. (Published on 30.11.2020)
21 Important Things about 43rd BCS Circular 2020 You Must Know:
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21 things you must see at a glance about 43rd BCS Circular 2020:
1. Where to apply for 43rd BCS exam?
In the 43rd BCS circular, BPSC mentions that you must apply for the 43rd BCS exam on www.bpsc.gov.bd. This the official website of Bangladesh Public Service Commission and pay your BCS exam fees through a number of Teletalk bd Ltd.
2. When should you submit your application for 43 BCS Circular 2020?
a. The server of BPSC’s official website (www.bpsc.gov.bd) server will open on 30 December 2020 for receiving application. And the last date of submitting the application form is 31 January 2021. So, apply for 43rd BCS by very soon.
b. You must submit your application within the fixed date. Note: You’ll have to pay your application fees of 43 BCS Circular 2020 within the mentioned deadline of the submission of Application and the payment of your application fees.
3. Which certificates and documents you must keep at your hand during the Form-fill-up.
You must write your name, your parents’ name and date of birth as per they are given and spelt in your SSC certificate. You must have the scanned copy of your recent photo (size-300×300 pixels, file size-100KB), and signature (Size-300×80 pixels, file size-60KB) in your computer or storage device.
4. Are you eligible to apply?
a. If you have 4-year Honours Degree, you can apply for 43 BCS Circular 2020.
If you appeared at the final exam of 4-year Honours Course, and your written exam ended before the Application submission deadline of BCS Exam, you can apply. In this case, you must collect a Certificate of your appearance at the final year written exam from the Head of the department/Controller of exam and submit that to BPSC after the publication of BCS Written exam.
b. If you passed degree pass-course exam and 2 years Masters Exam, you are eligible to apply.
Even if you appeared at 2-year Masters final exam and your Masters Final Written exam ended before the deadline of the submission of BCS exam Application, you can apply for BCS exam. In this case, you must collect a Certificate of your appearance at Masters’ final year written exam from the Head of the Department/Controller of exams and submit that along with BPSC Form-1 to Bangladesh Public Service Commission after the publication of BCS Written exam.
c. If you want to apply for BCS Professional cadre, you must have a second class or equivalent CGPA both in Honours and Master’s Degree.
d. i. Age limit on 1 November 2020: 21-30 years for the general candidates as per given at the Special Instructions-3.0 section of 43 BCS Circular of BPSC published on www.bpsc.gov.bd. The age limit for the freedom fighters’/martyred freedom fighters’ sons/daughters, the physically challenged candidates, the candidates for BCS (Health) Cadre is 21-32 years. The age limit for the ethnic minority class for BCS (General Education) cadre is 21-32 years.
ii. Required Height and weight for Police and Ansar Cadres:
# Male: Height-5’4’’, weight- 54.54 kg
# Female: 5’, Weight- 45.45kg
iii. Required Height and weight for other Cadres:
# Male: Height-5’, weight- 45 kg
# Female: 4’10’’, Weight- 40kg
iv. How you’ll have to measure your height.
As per the instructions of 43rd BCS circular, you must write the measurement of your height in ‘Inch’. Suppose, your height is 5 feet and 6 inches. After converting this measurement into ‘Inch’, it will be 66 inches.
e. As per the instructions of 43rd BCS Circular 2020, if you’re married to or committed to marrying a citizen of a foreign country without the permission of the government, you’re not eligible to apply for 43rd BCS exam.
f. You must be a citizen of Bangladesh.
5. How to pay the Application fee for 43 BCS Circular 2020?
Exam fee for General Candidate is Tk. 700/, for Special Candidate, as mentioned in the 43 BCS circular, BPSC-Tk. 100/
6. What you should do if you accidentally submit the wrong information?
You can edit your application if you’re yet to submit your exam fees after your submission of application. You cannot edit your application after paying the exam fees.
7. How long you should preserve the Applicant’s Copy or the Admit Card?
You must have to preserve the Applicant‘s Copy or admit card up to your joining the civil service. But you should preserve them forever (!) as these docs may come to your service at different phases of your job and even after your retirement.
8. When will you get the Admit Card of 43rd BCS Circular?
After submitting your application of 43 BCS Circular 2020, preserve the Applicant’s Copy, User ID and Password. BPSC will instruct you to download the signed Applicant’s Copy or Admit Card when it’s ready.
9. Which substantial errors you must not do?
You must not commit mistakes when you write your name, date of birth, parents’ name, Permanent Address, job status, exam results and so on. These may be deemed as substantial errors. And your candidature may be declared null and void at any phase of the exam and you may be fired from the job when the error/s will be surfaced or discovered.
10. How should be your mailing and permanent addresses actually?
Your permanent address should be your parents’ permanent address where they own landed (!) property. Your present address should be that address where you’re supposed to live at least the next 4-5 years. The married female candidates should use their parents’ address as their permanent address as marital relationship tends to get jittery at times!
11. What type of photograph you should not use?
The photograph you’re going to use for 43rd BCS Circular 2020 must be snapped not more than three months ago. You should look straight at the lens of the camera wearing formal cloth. Don’t snap your face from the left or right angle. Your ears, eyes, forehead and chins are to be clearly visible. You should take your photograph without wearing lenses or your spectacles. To know more about dress-code for the BCS job candidates, you can collect my book ‘The Cadre’.
12. When will the online server of BPSC likely be down?
When the deadline is approaching, especially the last seven days of the Application Submission period, the online server of BPSC usually gets busy and cannot be accessed smoothly. That’s why you should submit your application at least seven days before the deadline of Application Submission.
13. How should be your signature fixed and selected?
Your signature should be short as you will require signing on thousands of documents in future. You should not use your full name as your signature in your application form. Your signature can be styled up in any language and this signature can be given on any documents written in any languages. Please, be referred to 43rd BCS Circular.
14. How should you write down your parents’ name if they are dead?
Don’t write the word ‘Late’ at the starting of your parents’ name if they are expired. A name does not require such a word (Late) to indicate its bearer is dead.
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15. How should the government and non-govt employees mention their job-status?
You must mention your employment type in the application form of 43 BCS Circular if you’re employed in any Govt./Semi-Govt./Autonomous institution and collect a ‘clearance certificate’ or a ‘certificate of permission’ in the prescribed form of BPSC to submit. If you’re serving in a private company or an organization, local or foreign, it’s not mandatory to mention that you’re employed. Just select ‘Unemployed’.
16. What if you don’t have your NID or Smart Card?
Select ‘NID’ in the respective field if you’ve either NID or Smart Card. If you don’t have your NID/Smart Card, keep the field blank. But you must collect your and your parents’ NID/Smart Card before viva-voce and produce that before viva-board of 43rd BCS exam.
17. Which contact/phone number you should use?
You should use such a contact number which is supposed to be used by you in the next 4-5 years. If the SIM is lost, take the same one from your operator.
18. How you should select the language medium of the exam?
If you want to have the language medium of your preliminary exam in English, you must select that from ‘Question Type Option’ box and if you select ‘English’ as your language medium of the exam, you’ll have to sit for BCS Preliminary exam in a designated hall. See the details in the circular of 43 BCS exam.
For your BCS written exam, you must use the respective language medium to answer the questions of the subjects like Bangla, English or other language-related subjects. The answers to the questions of the other subjects can be written either in English or in Bangla.
19. How should you select the exam centre?
Your preliminary and written exams will be held in the same centre. It’s clearly mentioned in the 43 BCS circular that you cannot change the exam centre if you select it once. So, select your exam centre carefully considering the distance of the centre from your residence and other parameters at your convenience.
20. The steps of the submission of your Application.
You’ll have to fill-up BPSC Form-1 online on Bangladesh Public Service Commission’s website (www.bpsc.gov.bd) and upload your photograph and the scanned copy of your signature as per the prescribed measurements. You’ll have to agree to the declaration and abide by the terms and conditions given in the BPSC Form-1.
After successful submission of BPSC Form-1 for 43rd BCS circular 2020, you’ll get a User ID. Using this User ID, you’ll have to pay your application fees through Teletalk Bd Ltd within the mentioned deadline.
21. Downloading your Admit Card.
In 43th BCS circular 2020, it’s mentioned that you’ll have to download your Admit Card using your User ID and Password when you’ll be instructed by BPSC. Your candidature will be cancelled anytime if the supplied information in your application form is found false or your application possesses substantial mistakes.
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43rd BCS Circular 2020 at a Glance
a. Number of post for General Cadres: 550
b. Number of post for Professional/Technical Cares: 310
c. Number of post for BCS (General Education) Cadre: 843
d. The number of post for BCS (General Education) cadre under Teacher Training Colleges: 12
e. And the number of post for BCS Technical Education Cadre: 99
***The total number of post for the 43rd BCS exam: 1814
ii. Online Application Submission date for the 43rd BCS exam: Begins on 30.12.2020, ends on 31.01.2021.
iii. Age counting date: November 1, 2020.
iv. Is there any age-limit-quota facility for the sons/daughters of the freedom fighters/martyred freedom fighters & other special groups?
*The answer is ‘Yes’.
v. The tentative date for holding the 43rd BCS Preliminary exam: March 2021. (The date can be changed.)
vi. The score of the BCS preliminary exam will neither be shown to the exam-appeared candidates nor to their representatives. The script cannot be re-examined or re- scrutinised by the appeared candidates.
vii. The 43rd BCS syllabus will be published on the website of BPSC on www.bpsc.gov.bd.
viii. The candidates who will pass the BCS Written Exam and the BCS Viva-voce may be recommended for the BCS Non-cadre posts if they are not recommended for the cadre posts.
ix. To get the transcript of the BCS written exam, the candidates must apply dully to the Controller of Exams of BPSC within the deadline set by the Commission.
x. All recruitment processes, as described in the 43 BCS Circular 2020, will be conducted as per the information given by the candidate in the BPSC Form-1.
Md. Zahid Hasan is a BCS Cadre officer and the founder-writer of BCSExam.com . He joined Bangladesh Civil Service in 2011 being the 27th in the merit-list under his cadre-post of 29th BCS exam. He started writing on the tricks and tips of BCS exam preparation being requested by his senior students. He is an ardent researcher and experimenter of BCS exam preparation. If you are serious about becoming a BCS cadre officer, then Read More…