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A Detailed Analysis of the BCS Preliminary & Written Syllabus

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Created at: Thursday 9 February 2023 09:29:03am

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BCS Preliminary Syllabus

This is the first step of a qualifying test which is held in May or June every year. The preliminary exam is held in 200 marks according to the BCS syllabus. 

  • Bengali - 35 Questions

  • English - 35 Questions

  • Bangladesh affairs -30 questions

  • International Affairs - 20 Questions

  • General Science - 15 Questions

  • Computer - 15 questions

  • Mathematical Reasoning - 15 questions

  • Mental Ability - 15 Questions

  • Ethics and Good Governance - 10 questions

  • Geography - 10 questions 


Subject 1: Bangla

For Bangla, you will read Bengali Language and Bengali Literature. See details below:

Subject 2: English

For English, you will read English Language & English Literature.

Part 1: 

  • Parts of Speech:

  • Idioms & Phrases

  • Clauses

  • Corrections

  • Sentences & Transformations

  • Words

  • Composition

Part-2: Literature

English Literature

  • Name of writers of Literary Pieces from the Elizabethan period to the 21st Century

  • Quotations from drama/poetry of different ages

Subject 3: Bangladesh Affairs

Bangladesh Affairs: 30 marks. Check below