A total of 3,254 graduates will sit for Preliminary Exam today
Atotal of 3,254 registered graduates will be sitting for the Preliminary Exams today competing for the limited sits in the civil service this year where this year Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) had announced 436 vacancies in the civil service, which is less than 68 compared to last year. While in the technical category, it has the highest vacancies of which 224 will be absorbed in the civil service followed by PGDE with 130 slots but with subject wise it has reduced drastically. For instance, in the Arts subjects, usually it had 10-15 vacancies in each of the Arts subject but this year, subjects like English, History, Geography and the Economics had only three vacancies each. While, for PGDPA and PGDFM had 36 vacancies each and for the PGDNL had 10 vacancies which come to 82 in total. In the technical category, the highest vacancies are in the Civil Engineering with 54 vacancies and also for MBBS including Sp. Pulmonary+ Comprehensive General Medicine had vacancies of 41, for the teaching categories, the highest vacancies are in the PGDE (Dzongkha) with total intake of 35 vacancies which increased drastically compared to seven vacancies in the last year.
Meanwhile, out of 3,254 registered for the Preliminary Exam, 984 graduates had registered for PGDPA, 828 graduates for PGDFM, 64 graduates for PGDNL, 852 graduates for technical and 574 graduates in PGDE categories.