BCSPublic Service Commission (PSC) Chairman Mohammad Sadiq said that the 40th BCS preliminary examination could be conducted in April 2019. The highest number of candidates in this BCS will participate in preliminary examination.

PSC Chairman also said that, “There is a possibility of getting preliminary exams in April this year. As the SSC and HSC exams are also there in same month, so we are working on how to properly fixup a schedule for the conducting the BSC preliminary examination. 4 lakh 12 thousand 532 candidates will be appealed in 40th BCS.

On September 11, 2018, the PSC published the 40th BCS notification. 40th BCS application begins on September 30 of last year. A total of 1,903 cadres will be appointed in this BCS. But this number may increase further. According to the cadre, 200 people in administration, 72 in police, 25 in the foreign ministry, 24 in income tex, 32 in the Customs and about 800 in the education cadre.