Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Examination is a nationwide competitive examination in
Bangladesh conducted by the Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) for recruitment to
the various Bangladesh Civil Service cadres, including BCS (Admin), BCS (Taxation), BCS
(Foreign Affairs), and BCS (Police) among others. The examination is conducted in three
phases - the Preliminary examination, the written examination and the Viva Voce (Interview).
The entire process from the notification of the Preliminary examination to declaration of
the final results takes 1.5 to 2 years.