Bangladesh Civil Service

Quota in Civil Service: HC snubs plea for re-evaluation

The High Court yesterday rejected a writ petition that sought re-evaluation and scrapping of the existing quota system in the civil service, as the writ petitioners are not affected by the system and it is a policy decision of the government.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Akbar Ali Khan: A versatile scholar bureaucrat

Akbar Ali Khan is no more. His passing leaves a deep chasm in the intellectual firmament of Bangladesh.

March 6, 2018
March 6, 2018

Quota in Civil Service: HC snubs plea for re-evaluation

The High Court yesterday rejected a writ petition that sought re-evaluation and scrapping of the existing quota system in the civil service, as the writ petitioners are not affected by the system and it is a policy decision of the government.

February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018

Civil Bureaucracy: Quotas pushing it downhill

Jayed started preparing for the BCS exams months before his honours final tests in 2014. His hard work and perseverance paid off. He passed the preliminary and written tests of 35th Bangladesh Civil Service examinations held in 2015.

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

Stay away from corruption

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the new members of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) to work as public servants and stay away from corruption.

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

13,830 pass BCS preliminary test

The 36th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) preliminary examination results are published today, with 13,830 having passed the exam.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

6,088 successful in 35th BCS written test

The Public Service Commission (PSC) publishes the written test results of the 35th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations with 6,088 candidates coming out successful.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

BCS preliminary test tomorrow, no watches allowed

The 36th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) preliminary examination will be held tomorrow. Aspirants have been asked not to carry watches, along with any other electronic devices, in the test venues set up through Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Barisal, Khulna, Sylhet and Rangpur.

September 11, 2015
September 11, 2015

New pay scales

When an author of Oscar Wilde's stature could say, "A cheque is the only argument I recognise," he merely switched from his loyalty to philosophy over to the practicality of being money-wise. What would other mortals then do except follow in his footsteps!

August 29, 2015
August 29, 2015

34th BCS result published

The result of the 34th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Examinations is published.

June 25, 2015
June 25, 2015

“The civil servants are the servants of the state, not of any political party or group.”

Dr Mohammad Mohabbat Khan talks to Amitava Kar about the importance of a professional, efficient civil service.