Bangladesh Army 88th BMA Long Course Circular (2021) has been published. Application deadline October 9, 2021. Online application process has got underway from August 20, 2021.
Application Link : Interested individuals need to make application through the following link at :
Basic Requirements : Aspirants must meet the following requirements among others:
1. Age being in between 17-21 as of July 1, 2022. But for those involved in Armed Forces Services, it is 18-23.
2. GPA-5 in any of SSC and HSC exams but min GPA-4.5 in other one. For English Medium Students, A Grade in 3 subjects & B Grade in other 3 subjects in 6 ‘O’-level Subjects.
3. Being unmarried and citizen of Bangladesh. And in ‘A-Level exams, minimum B Grade in both 2 subjects.
4. Height for male is 1.63 meter (5 foot 4 inch) and for female, it is 1.57 meter (5 foot 2 inch).
5. Weight for male is 54 kg and for female it is 47 kg.
6. Bangladeshi Citizen by birth.
To note, those appearing in HSC 2021 exams or A level exams this year are also eligible to apply. But they must have GPA-5 in SSC exams or min ‘A’ Grade in 3 subjects, ‘B’ grade in other 3 subjects among 6 ‘O’ level subjects or their equivalent. But before joining Bangladesh Military Academy (BMA), they must demonstrate their HSC or ‘A’ level exam results.
Application Fee : The fee for application is Tk. 1000 (non-refundable) which can be deposited through any of the following means—– Teletalk prepaid mobile number, Trust Bank t-cash, Visa/Master Card, bkash and Rocket.
Primary Selection Test : This test, consisted of initial Medical & Oral exams, will take place from October 17 to 28 at different cantonments in the country.
Written Test Date : Primarily selected candidates will sit for written test consisted of Bangla, English, General Math and General Science. The written test is scheduled to be held on November 12. And the result will be out on November 22 at the above website.
ISSB Exams : Successful candidates from the Written Test will be required to appear before ISSB at Dhaka Cantonment on specified dates which will be published in due time along the process on the following website (http://www.issb-bd.org).
Special Instructions : There are some special instructions for applicants :
1. For basic military trainings, applicants (should say finally selected ones) are advised to learn how to swim before joining Bangladesh Military Academy (BMA).
2. Aspirants from Cadet Colleges, BNCC and MCSK have to apply through their respective institutions or Regiments.
Attention : For details, please see the Army Long Course circular in the below image :