Update March 7, 2015

Dhaka 6-21 am, 03-June, 2020

Man jailed for running away with BCS question

Sumel Sarker

Bangladesh Civil Service Commision.

Bangladesh Civil Service Commision.

07 March 2015, Nirapad News: A man was sentenced to prison as he attempted to snatch away the 35th BCS preliminary question paper from a candidate during the exam at a test center in Khulna yesterday.

Shafiqul Islam was given a two-year jail term by Executive Magistrate Md Ashikur Nabi Talukdar’s mobile court after police detained him at Government Azam Khan Commerce College test centre.

Asit Chakrabarty, management department chairman at the college, said Shafiqul suddenly entered the exam hall and tried to run away with the question paper but police captured him and recovered a portion of the question paper from him.

A total of 244,107 candidates applied for 1,803 vacant posts this year. The two-hour test began at 3 pm.

AEM Nesar Uddin, exam controller of Bangladesh Public Service Commission, said in a notification that 25 candidates could not take the test for being deliberately dishonest while filling out their application forms.

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