41th BSC & 42th BSC (Special) Exam Date Published. The Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC) has fixed the dates for the 41st and 42nd BCS preliminary examinations. The date was fixed at a meeting of the Bangladesh Public Service Commission on Wednesday. The 41st BCS preliminary examination will be held on March 19 this year. The 42nd BCS preliminary examination will be held on February 28.
The test will be held simultaneously in Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna, Rajshahi, Sylhet, Barisal, Rangpur and Mymensingh on Friday, March 19 from 10 am to 12 noon. Preliminary examination of 41st BCS will be held. The 42nd BCS preliminary examination will also be held from 3 pm to 5 pm. The seats and details of the two BCS exams will be announced on the PSC website later. 4 lakh 75 thousand people applied for the 41st BCS. 2,017 people will be appointed in this BCS.
Distribution of 42nd BCS examination number:
The PSC said in a notification that the examination for the 42nd special BCS will be of 300 marks. Of these, 200 will be preliminary examination (MCQ type). And the number 100 will be the oral test. Candidates will get two hours for the 200 number test. The preliminary examination will be on Medical Science (100), Bengali (20), English (20), Bangladesh Affairs (20), International Affairs (20), Mental Skills (10) and Mathematical Reasoning (10). Candidate will get 1 number for each correct answer in the test. However, in case of wrong answer, decimal 50 marks will be deducted from the total number obtained for each wrong answer.