A cup of tea and a piece of biscuit will be served for the BCS viva-voce candidates for the first time, a rare move taken by the Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) recently.
Earlier, only a glass of water was put for the qualified candidates of BCS written exams while attending the viva-voce.BPSC sources said it has taken the move to ease the fear of viva-voice among the candidates.
BPSC Chairman Dr Muhammed Sadique said, “We have adopted the arrangement to remove the uneasiness and fear of the candidates during the viva-voice exams.”
He also informed that the arrangement of the tiffin will be done with a portion of the fees paid by the BCS exam participants while applying for the exams.
“The arrangement will help the candidates a little bit to answer the question confidently during the viva-voice exams,” the PSC chairman added.
Some 9,862 candidates out of 14,546 have passed the written test of the 38th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations.
The viva voce of the qualified candidates began on July 29 and the first phase of it continued till August 1 before the Eid-ul-Azha.