Bangladesh Public Service Commission

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Bangladesh Public Service Commission
Government Seal of Bangladesh.svg
AbbreviationBPSC
TypeGovernmental
Legal statusConstitutional Body
PurposeRecruitment
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
Chairman
Dr Mohammad Sadik
WebsiteOfficial website

Bangladesh Public Service Commission (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ সরকারী কর্ম কমিশন) is quasi judicial constitutional body established in 1972. The commission is responsible for the recruitment of civil service servants in Bangladesh government.[1] It was formed by Section 137 of Part IX, Chapter II of the Constitution of Bangladesh.[2]

History[edit]

The commission started as a public service commission in 1926 during British India. It was later Known as the East Pakistan Public service commission after the partition of India. After the Independence of Bangladesh it was established as the Bangladesh Public Service Commission in 1972.[3] For a while it used the Chummery House as its headquarters.[4] It is responsible for holding Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Examinations and publishing its results.[5][6]

Chairmen[edit]

List of chairmen:[7]

  • A. Q. M. Bazlul Karim (December 1977 – May 1992)
  • Mohiuddin Ahmed (December 1977 – May 1992)
  • M. Moydul Islam (December 1977 – December 1982)
  • Faiz Uddin Ahmed (December 1982 – May 1986)
  • S. M. Al Hussaini (June 1986 – May 1991)
  • Iajuddin Ahmed (September 1991 – February 1993)
  • S. M. A. Foyaz (March 1993 – March 1998)
  • Md. Mustafa Chowdhury (March 1998 - January 2002)
  • Z. N. Tahomida Begum (May 2002 – May 2007)
  • Saadat Hossain (May 2007 – November 2011)
  • A. T. Ahmedul Huq Chowdhury (November 2011 – December 2013)
  • Ikram Ahmed (December 2013 – April 2016)
  • Muhammed Sadique (May 2016 – present)[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Who We Are". bpsc.gov.bd. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  2. ^ Constitution of Bangladesh. "Establishment of commissions". bdlaws.minlaw.gov.bd. People's Republic of Bangladesh. pp. Part IX, Chapter II, Section 137. Retrieved 2016-09-20.
  3. ^ "Bangladesh Public Service Commission". en.banglapedia.org. Banglapedia. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Chummery House - Banglapedia". en.banglapedia.org. Retrieved 2017-07-13.
  5. ^ "Listen to them!". thedailystar.net. The Daily Star. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  6. ^ "34th BCS final results published". en.prothom-alo.com. Prothom Alo. Archived from the original on 10 March 2016. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  7. ^ "Previous Chairmen". Bangladesh Public Service Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Dr. Muhammed Sadique". Bangladesh Public Service Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2019.