Plan to raise age limit for government jobs

JS body for raising age limit for govt job entry to 35

Published: August 20, 2018 17:27:51 | Updated: August 21, 2018 10:55:57

The government plans to raise the age limit of candidates aspiring to get into the civil services.

“The discussion is ongoing. The process has not started yet, but it will start soon,” Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam said on Monday, reports

“I hope the entry age limit will go up,” he said.

But there’s no discussion on raising the retirement age for public servants.

Recently, the parliamentary standing committee on the public administration ministry recommended increasing the age limit for entering public services to 35 years from 30 years now and the retirement age to 65 years from 59 years now.

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