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Bangladesh Army

Chief of Army Staff

General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq, ndc, psc was born on 01 December 1958 in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh. The General was commissioned on 18 June 1978 in Armoured Corps from Bangladesh Military Academy. He has taken over the Command of Bangladesh Army as Chief of Army Staff on 25 June 2015.

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Officer

Bangladesh Army needs promising young men/women of right quality, educational potentiality and character traits for its Officers Corps. Army is a career of honour and dignity with challenging leadership. As an officer in the Bangladesh Army , you will be heir to a glorious tradition. So you decide yourself. You have following options:



BMA Regular Commission (Long Course)


Requirements


To apply for a Commissioned Officer you must be:
  • 17 -21 years old on January 01 or July 1 of the year admitted and 18-22 years for those who are already serving in the Armed Forces.
  • A Bangladeshi citizen.
  • Not married.
  • Having passed SSC and HSC exam both with minimum GPA-5.0 for BMA Long Course and GPA-3.5 for DSSC & BMA Special Courses. For candidates of English Medium, in 'O' level at least 04xA*/A grade and 02xB grade out of 06 subjects and in 'A' level at least 01xA grade and 01xB grade out of 02 subjects have to be obtained.
  • A standard physical fitness as described under :
    • Male
      • Height         1.63 meter / 5ft 4 inchs
      • Weight        50 KG (110 pound)
      • Chest          0.76 Meter (30 Inch) Normal, 0.81 Meter (32 Inch) Expanded
    • Female
      • Height         1.60 meter / 5ft 2 inchs
      • Weight        47 KG (104 pound)
      • Chest          0.71 Meter (28 Inch) Normal, 0.76 Meter (30 Inch) Expanded



Direct Short Service Commission

The professional branches of the Army (the Army Medical Corps, Army Dental Corps, Army Education Corps - the Judge Advocate General's Branch, Corps of Engineers, Electricaland Mechanical Engineering Corps and Army Signal Corps) provide civilian degreed leaders a means to receive a Direct Short Service Commission in their career field. Specially designed courses contain instruction in military history, Army leadership, military customs and career oriented classes.

Persons who gain a Direct Commission will receive the rank determined by their career branch.

Explore your area of expertise a little further and see what the Army has to offer:


Army Medical Corps (AMC)

Army Medical Corps (AMC) is one of the largest and most advanced health care systems in Bangladesh. Commissioned Officers in the Army Medical Corps are on the cutting edge of medicine and gain the satisfaction of serving our nation and our Soldiers.


Army Dental Corps (ADC)

Army dental Corps (ADC) is another advanced health care systems in Bangladesh. Commissioned Officers and highly qualified Soldiers in the Army Dental Corps provide their service to the highest satisfaction of our nation and our Soldiers


Army Education Corps( Judge Advocate General's Branch)

The Army Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps was established to ensure a smooth judicial system for the serving Bangladesh Army personnel.


Corps of Engineers

Corps of Engineers of Bangladesh Army is engaged in various construction projects both at home and in UN peace keeping missions. Corps of Engineers of Bangladesh Army is working very successfully in demining operations at Operation Kuwait Punorgothon since 1991.


Corps of Signals

Corps of Signals of Bangladesh Army is engaged in various communication duties both at home and in UN peace keeping missions.


Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Electrical and Mechanical Engineering corps of Bangladesh Army is engaged in various repair and recovery duties both at home and in UN peace keeping missions.


Army Education Corps

The Army Education Corps was established to ensure educational training for the serving Bangladesh Army personnel and cadets.



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