University Grants Commission (UGC) has requested Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) to extend the deadline for 43rd BCS applications till March 31.
The UGC sent a letter in this regard to Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) today, said a press release.
In the letter, UGC said that all education institutions have been closed since March 18, 2020 following government announcement of nationwide closure due to Covid-19 pandemic. As such, examinations for Honours and Masters degrees were not taken on time.
On December 13 last year, a meeting was held between UGC chairman and vice chancellors of the public universities and a decision was taken to hold all exams of Honours and Masters’ degrees.
In that meeting, the public university VCs urged the UGC to take steps for extending deadline of 43rd Bangladesh Civil Service applications, the press release said.