Bangladesh Army is the land warfare branch of the Bangladesh Armed Forces, which is responsible for defending the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country. It also participates in various peacekeeping missions, humanitarian operations, disaster relief, and counter-terrorism activities. Bangladesh Army was established on 26 March 1971, following the declaration of independence from Pakistan. The motto of Bangladesh Army is “In War, In Peace, We are Everywhere for our Country”. The headquarters of Bangladesh Army is located in Dhaka Cantonment. The current chief of army staff is General S M Shafiuddin Ahmed, who took over the command on 24 June 2023.
Bangladesh Army Job Circular 2023
Bangladesh Army has recently published a job circular on its official website to recruit qualified and enthusiastic candidates for the 92nd BMA Long Course. The job circular was posted on 25 August 2023 and the application deadline is 21 October 2023. The total number of vacancies is not specified, but it is expected to be around 500. The details of the job circular are given below:
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university with at least two first division/class or equivalent GPA
Age limit: 21 to 27 years as on 01 January 2024
Height: Minimum 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) for male and 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in) for female
Weight: According to body mass index (BMI)
Marital status: Unmarried
Nationality: Bangladeshi by birth
Physical fitness: Must pass the physical and medical tests conducted by Bangladesh Army
The selection process of Bangladesh Army Job Circular 2023 will consist of four stages: preliminary test, written test, ISSB test, and final medical test. The preliminary test will be held on a date and venue announced by Bangladesh Army later. The preliminary test will be of MCQ type, covering subjects such as English, Mathematics, General Knowledge, and IQ. The candidates who will pass the preliminary test will be eligible to sit for the written test. The written test will be of descriptive type, covering subjects such as Bangla, English, Mathematics, General Knowledge, and Analytical Ability. The candidates who will pass the written test will be called for the ISSB test, where they will be assessed on their personality, intelligence, leadership, and psychological factors. The final selection will be based on the combined marks of written test and ISSB test. The selected candidates will have to undergo a final medical test before joining the army.
Training and Commissioning
The candidates who will be selected for the 92nd BMA Long Course will have to undergo a rigorous training program for two years at Bangladesh Military Academy (BMA), Bhatiary, Chattogram. The training program will include academic courses, military exercises, physical training, weapon handling, leadership development, and character building. After completing the training program successfully, the candidates will be commissioned as lieutenants in Bangladesh Army.
How to Apply
Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through the website by following the instructions given there. They have to fill up an online application form with personal and academic information, upload a recent passport size photograph and signature, and submit the application fee through a designated bank or mobile banking service. The application fee is Tk. 1000 for each candidate. The candidates will receive a tracking number after submitting the application, which they have to keep for future reference. The candidates will also have to download and print an admit card from the website before the preliminary test.
Bangladesh Army Job Circular 2023 is a golden opportunity for those who want to join the Bangladesh Army as commissioned officers. Bangladesh Army offers attractive salary and benefits, along with a chance to serve the nation with honor and pride. The candidates who are interested in applying for this job should not miss this chance and apply online before the deadline.