BCS preparation Links

BCS the civil service of the government of Bangladesh is growing popular among the job seekers day by day. At past due to low salaries with compare to private sectors students from various prestigious universities were not so much interested about the BCS. But at present government has increases the salaries and other facilities. As a result students from all faculties are very much interested about BCS. To become a BCS cadre an applicant have to overcome three stages like preliminary exam, written exam and viva exam. Preliminary exam is the first step which needs an extra effort. Now-a-days there are many sites in internet to help for BCS Preparation. The followings are such few links which will be helpful for the BCS job seekers.

BUET Undergraduate admission 2015-16


The undergraduate admission test of BUET for the session 2015-16 will be held on 17th October 2016. Details information and Brochure are as follows"

Admission Important Dates

Prospectus of Undergraduate Program

commonwealth Scholarship 2016-17

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study

The Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth. For information on other scholarships offered by the CSC, visit  Apply page.

 You can apply for a Commonwealth Scholarship for the following levels of study:

·        Master’s (one-year courses only)

·        PhD


To apply for these scholarships, you must:

Be a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person

Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country

Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2017

By October 2017, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree).

Application FORM

Commonwealth Scholarships in the United Kingdom-2017.

50 Thousand Students may Get Admission in Public University!

A data shows there are some 54,000 seats at all 38 public universities, except National University and Open University, for first-year admission seekers and 3,750 at government medical and dental colleges for MBBS aspirants for the 2016-17 session.

This year's results show some nine lakh students passed H.S.C exams. Of them, 58,276 got GPA-5, the highest grade point average, and some 2.5 lac obtained GPA between 4 and 5. 

There are dozens of private universities and NU affiliates here, but students prefer public institutions like Dhaka University (DU) and BUET, CUET, KUET to pursue quality education at affordable tuition fees. DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique said they will take in 6,800 students this year. Last year, 254,000 applicants vied for 6,600 seats for honors admission at DU.

But Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid is a bit optimistic about the accommodation of all the aspirants at higher educational establishments. "It's very likely that many won't succeed in getting entry to their preferred institutions, but they will be able to take admission to other institutions. We have huge seats at colleges", he added.

Meanwhile, a University Grants Commission official said, public universities, save colleges under National University and Open University, have some 54,000 seats for honors and private universities 70,000. The number of private universities now stands at 94. Of them, eight to 10 are yet to start enrolling students. On the other hand, all the 30 government-run medical colleges have 3,212 seats for MBBS first-year admission seekers. The number of seats is 6,205 at 69 private medical colleges.

In addition, there are 532 seats for admission seekers at a single state-run dental college and eight units of government medical colleges. The number of seats is 1,385 at 25 privately-run dental colleges.

An National University ( NU ) official said there were 333,293 seats for honors first-year admission seekers at 685 colleges in the 2015-2016 academic session. "This year, some more colleges may start taking students for honors admission. So, several hundred seats may increase at National University this year. But it will put a little impact on the total figure", he added.

Edited from Eduicon.com

37th BCS Preparation: Part 01

Choose the correct parts of speech :
1.         He is walking about.
            a. Noun                       b. Verb           
            c. Adjective                 d. Adverb
2.         I look for help from above.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective                  d. Adverb
3.         I look for help from above.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective                  d. Adverb
4.         His after life was miserable.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective                 d. Adverb
5.         Are you all ready?
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective                  d. Adverb
6.         I can not bear this any longer.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective                  d. Adverb
7.         Any pen will do.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective     d. Adverb
8.         What problem do you face?
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective     d. Adverb
9.         Let us fish in the river.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective     d. Adverb
10.       We want a change.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective     d. Adverb
11.       The door is open.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective     d. Adverb
12.       Where will you house your guest?
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective     d. Adverb
13.       Please hand over this letter to him.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb
            c. Adjective     d. Adverb
14.       They had a large catch of fish.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb
            c. Adjective     d. Adverb
15.       The game ended a draw.
            a. Noun                       b. Verb           
            c. Adjective     d. Adverb
16.       His fall was as rapid as his rise.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective     d. Adverb
17.       His face beamed with joy.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective     d. Adverb
18.       He is blinded by prejudice.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb           
            c. Adjective     d. Adverb
19.       He dines with me today.
            a. Noun                        b. Verb
            c. Adjective     d. Adverb

Answers : 1.d 2.a 3.a 4.c 5.c 6.a 7.c 8.b 9.b10.a 11.c12.b 13.b 14.a 15.a 16.a. 17.b 18.c. 19.b.

Scolarship links and websites

Scholarship seekers are always searching for scholarship related websites, links etc. List of most useful websites to find international Scholarships/Positions (All-Levels).
1) To search for a scholarship (Undergrad /MS/Phd) or a position (researcher,Post-dc.) with respect to a specific research topic in a field : http://scholarshipdb.net/
2) To search for a Scholarship country wise at all levels of study : researchpedia.info
3) European scholarships/fellowships and grants (Official web page of Europe) : http://ec.europa.eu/education/study-in-europe/planning-studies/scholarships-costs_en.htm
4) Big Database about jobs and Academic around the globe : nature.com
5) To find an opportunity at any level: scholarship-positions.com
6) At any level, subject : scholarships-links.com
7) For Post Doctoral Positions: postdocjobs.com
8) PhD in france: phdinfrance.net 
9) People want to study in netharlands: studyinholland.nl
10) Find scholarships and study grants in Europe: scholarshipportal.eu
11) Scholarship database : scholarshipstimes.com

IELTS test center at Mirpur, Dhaka

Now new IELTS test center is in Mirpur, Dhaka. The British Council recently announced the expansion of its IELTS test operations in Dhaka, with the opening of its new IELTS test venue at Pallabi, Mirpur.
IELTS is one of the most popular international standardized tests of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. Every year, thousands of Bangladeshi students and professionals seat for the IELTS exam with the British Council, especially since it is accepted by most academic institutions and various professional organizations in the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and many other countries around the globe. 
''The addition of this new venue would add greater convenience to the lives of an ever-increasing number of IELTS candidates in Bangladesh. Over the years, the British Council has introduced a wide range of IELTS exam services to make the exam-taking process easier for the candidates,'' said Deep Adhikari, Director of Examinations of the British Council. 
IELTS candidates can register online for taking a test at the newly opened Mirpur venue along with the other existing venues in Banani, Basundhara, Dhanmondi and Uttara. Candidates can also choose a preferred date and time to sit for an exam online. Moreover, continuous efforts to improve the registration process and exam day experience have contributed to the soaring popularity of the IELTS test conducted by the British Council.
Copied from British Council BD

EGCB viva Questions

First all they asked me tell me a famous person whose name harun and also his wife name than home dist………
1. Did you visit power plant? ccpt(combined cycle power plant) . What’s type of cycle use in ccpt?(jule $ rankine cycle)
2. Another name of joule cycle? (Brayton cycle) draw p-v diagram of a joule cycle?           
3. What are cavitations? What happen when it occur?
4. Why use lubricant $ lube oil? When we should change lube oil?
5. Types of bearing?
6. What is GMT? How many times differ it from us?
7. What are your extra-curriculum activities?
Courtesy: Engr. Harun-or-Rashid

KUET admission Test 2016

The Bachelor degree admission test for the academic session 2016-17 of Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) will be held on October 28, 2016.

Section officer Monoj Kumar Majumder , the Public relations and information's confirmed the matter on June 23, 2016 (Thursday).

He informed that the decision came after meeting between admission committee members and university Vice-Chancellor.

The undergraduate course includes-B. Sc. Engineering & Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (BURP).
The admission test of B.Sc Engineering and Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (BURP) will be held from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm on the day. At present there are 11 departments in KUET.
Admission test system: How to Apply

Srilanka Institute of Information Technology (SLITE) Scholarships

Srilanka Institute of Information Technology (SLITE) Scholarships for Higher studies

Srilanka Institute of Information Technology (SLITE) is a leading degree awarding institute in Srilanka. It is  approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under the Universities Act. The institute is a members of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), as well as the International Association of Universities (IAU).
SLIIT was established in 1999. They offer both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and accommodate over 7000 students, including international students from various regions in the world. 
This SLITE is offering Scholarships programs for Bachelor Degree Programs.
Detail information's are available on -  

GTCL Civil Engineering Questions-2016


Job Questions (Part 1)

Mechanical Engineering Jobs Questions with answers:-
01. Write down about Jigs. Bangladesh Bank -12
Answer: Jigs are used for holding and guiding the tool in drilling, reaming or tapping operations.
02. Write down about fixtures. Bangladesh Bank-12
Answer: Fixtures are used for holding the work in milling, grinding, planning or turning operations.
03. What is Newtonian Fluid? RPCL-13
Answer: A fluid whose viscosity does not change with the rate of deformation or shear strain is known as Newtonian fluid.
04. Write down the lathe operation. Bangladesh Bank -12
Answer: Operations which can be carried out on a lathe are as follows-
            Knurling, Threading, Boring, Chamfering, Taper turning, Plain turning, Step turning
05. What is the composition of Babbit metal? Asuganj Power Station
Answer: A tin base alloy containing 88% tin, 8% antimony and 4% copper is called Babbit metal.
06. Define Co-efficient of contraction. Bangladesh Bank -12
Answer: It is defined as the ratio of area of jet at Vena Contracta (ac) to the area of orifice (a).
07. Define of Co-efficient of velocity.
Answer: It is defined as the ratio of the actual velocity of the jet at vena contracta.
08. What is cavitation? Bangladesh Bank -12
Answer: The formation, growth and collapse of vapor filled cavities or bubbles in a flowing liquid due to local fall in fluid pressure are called cavitation.
09. Write down some refrigerants.
Answer: List of refrigerants are mostly used-
a) R-11 (CCl3F) : Boiling Point 23.770C
b) R-12  (CCl2F2): Boiling Pint -290C
c) R-22 (CHClF2): Boiling Point -410C
d) Ammonia (NH3): Boiling Point -33.330C
10. What is system? Bangladesh Bank -13
Answer: The thermodynamic system may be defined as a definite area or space where some thermodynamic process takes place. The thermodynamic system may be classified into the following three groups.
Closed System
Open System
Isolated System
 11. What is cetane Number?
Answer: The percentage by volume of cetane in a mixture of cetance & α-methyl naphthalene which has the same ignition delay as the given fuel when tested in a specified test engine under specified condition is as cetane number. e.g. If a fuel has cetane number 45, it means that the fuel is having the same ignition delay as a mixture of 45% cetane and 55% α-methyl naphthalene by volume.
 12. Comparison between petrol Engine and Diesel Engine. BRTA-12
Petrol Engine
Diesel Engine
A Petrol Engine draws a mixture of petrol and air during suction stroke.
A Diesel Engine only draws air during suction stroke.
The pressure at the end of compression is 10 bar.
The pressure at the end of compression is 35 bar.
The combustion of fuel takes place approximately at constant volume.
The combustion of fuel takes place approximately at constant pressure.
A Petrol Engine compression ratio approximately.
A diesel Engine compression ratio approximately from 15 to 25.
The thermal efficiency is upto about 26%.
The thermal efficiency is upto about 40%.
 13. For a small scale industry, the fixed cost per month is Tk. 500 The variable cost per product is Tk. 20 and sell price is Tk. 30 per price. The Break even production per month? BOF
X= Break even Production per month
5000 + 20X = 30 X
X= 500
 14.  What are Boiler mountings? Write down their name. Bangladesh Bank-13
Answer: These are the fittings, which are mounted on the boiler for its proper and safe functioning.
Water level Indicator, Pressure Gauge, Safety valves, Steam stop valve, Blow-off-Cock, Fusible plug.
 15. What is stiffness of a spring? PDB-12, Asuganj -13