Education Minister Dipu Moni has said the government is considering relaxing the age limit for the applicants Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations.
The minister came up with the development during a virtual media briefing on Monday amid protests staged by students at various universities in Bangladesh over the reopening of dormitories, reports bdnews24.com.
Dipu Moni also informed that the government will announce new dates for BCS examinations in line with the decision of reopening of the university dormitories after a year of pandemic.
"A new deadline to submit application forms for the BCS tests will also be set,: she said.
"Many candidates have already submitted application forms and they are waiting for the BCS examinations. We will consider deferring deadlines for both the submission of application forms and the BCS examinations. New dates will be announced in keeping with the timeline for resuming university classes," she added.