FOOD CORPORATION OF INDIA (FCI) RECRUITMENT
FCI Recruitment – Food Corporation of India (FCI) will release the notification of FCI Recruitment in online mode for various vacancies. Candidates can apply to FCI recruitment after filling the application form of FCI. To apply for FCI recruitment, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of FCI. The dominance will shortlist applicants for various posts in category II and III like Manager (General/ Depot/ Movement/Accounts/Technical/Civil Engineering/ Electrical Mechanical Engineering/ Hindi) in category II and Junior Engineer (JE) (Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering), Assistant Grade (AG II) (Hindi), Steno Grade-II, Typist (Hindi) and Assistant Grade-III (AG III (General/Accounts/Technical/Depot) in category III. To appear for the FCI recruitment, candidates must be more than 18 years of age as on applying date. Candidates need to secure marks more than or equal to cut off of FCI to qualify at each stage of FCI recruitment exam. The FCI recruitment test will be held in three phases – I, II and Interview. FCI Recruitment for phase I will have one common paper for all containing 100 marks questions. Phase II exam of FCI Recruitment will have several papers depending upon the posts. For the better preparation of FCI recruitment exam, candidates can check the exam pattern and latest syllabus of FCI
FCI Recruitment test will be regulated at various exam centres across the country. All those candidates who will be shortlisted for the final recruitment in category II will be given a pay band of Rs 40000 – 140000 while those shortlisted for category II will receive a pay of Rs 11100- 29950 for JE and Rs. 9900 – 25530 for Stenographer posts. To know about FCI recruitment such as application form, admit card, eligibility criteria, exam pattern of FCI and many more, read the article below:
FCI Recruitment Overview
|Name of the exam||FCI Recruitment|
|Conducting authority||Food Corporation of India|
|Mode of application form||Online|
|Application fee||Category II – Rs 800
Category III – Rs 500
|Mode of admit card||Online|
|Mode of exam||Online|
|Stages of exam||Three
|Posts||Category II – Manager
Category III – Junior Engineer
FCI Recruitment Expected Vacancies – (Zone wise)
The table below contains the number of vacancies for each of the 5 zones for Category III
Expected Vacancies of FCI – Category III
|Code||Posts||North Zone||South Zone||East Zone||West Zone||North-Earth Zone|
|A||J.E. (Civil Engineering)||46||27||26||14||02|
|B||J.E. (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)||30||15||10||09||08|
FCI Vacancies – Expected (Category II)
|North Zone||South Zone|
|Manager (General)||8||Manager (General)||9|
|Manager (Depot)||46||Manager (Depot)||6|
|Manager (Movement)||12||Manager (Movement)||19|
|Manager (Accounts)||68||Manager (Accounts)||30|
|Manager (Technical)||44||Manager (Hindi)||1|
|Manager (Civil Engineering)||4||–||–|
|Manager (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)||5||–||–|
FCI Expected Vacancies – Category II
|West Zone||East Zone:||North-East Zone|
|Manager (General)||1||Manager (General)||2||Manager (General)||2|
|Manager (Depot)||4||Manager (Depot)||20||Manager (Depot)||11|
|Manager (Movement)||1||Manager (Accounts)||9||Manager (Accounts)||7|
|Manager (Accounts)||7||Manager (Technical)||5||Manager (Technical)||3|
|Manager (Technical)||1||Manager (Hindi)||1||Manager (Civil Engineering)||3|
FCI Recruitment 2020 Vacancies Statistics (2011 – 2019)
FCI Recruitment Eligibility Criteria
The candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria to appear for FCI recruitment. The recruitment examination authority determines the eligibility criteria of FCI based on the age and education qualification for both the categories for which the recruitment is held. Candidates can check their eligibility in the official notification of FCI recruitment.
Category III – Age Limit for FCI
|Posts||Upper Age Limit|
|J.E. (Civil Engineering)||28|
|J.E. (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)||28|
|AG-III (General)||27 years|
|AG-III (Accounts)||27 years|
|AG-III (Technical)||27 years|
|AG-III (Depot)||27 years|
FCI Age Limit For Category II
Candidates appearing in Category II as Managers (general/depot/movement/account/technical/civil engineering) must not be more than 28 years of age. However, candidates appearing for Manage Hindi must not be more than 35 years of age.
Age Relaxation in FCI Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Certain age relaxations have been given to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories. The table below contains the age relaxation category wise.
|PWD SC/ST||15 years|
|PWD OBC||13 years|
FCI Eligibility Criteria based on education qualification – Category III
|J.E.(Civil Engineering)||Must have done Civil Engineering/Diploma in Civil Engineering
Candidates having a diploma degree in Civil Engineering must have one year of work experience too
|J.E.(Electrical Mechanical Engineering)||Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering (along with a year of experience).|
|Steno Grade-II||Candidates must be a graduate with O‘ level qualification of DOEACC and speed of 40 w.p.m. and 80 w.p.m. in typing and shorthand respectively
A degree in Computer Science/Computer Application with a speed of 40 w.p.m. and 80 w.p.m. in typing and shorthand respectively.
|AG-II (Hindi)|| Must be Hindi graduation.
Proficient in English.
A year of experience in English to Hindi translation and vice-versa.
Post-graduate diploma holders in Hindi will be given preferences.
|Typist (Hindi)||Graduation or equivalent.
Witting speed must be 30 W.P.M in Hindi Typing.
Preference will be given to the candidates who know bilingual typing (English and Hindi) and Computer knowledge.
|AG-III (Accounts)||Must be a Commerce graduate|
|AG-III (Technical)||Must have done B.Sc. in Agriculture
B.Sc. with Botany/Zoology/Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Microbiology/Food Science.
B. Tech/BE in Food Science/Food Science and Technology/Agricultural Engineering/Biotechnology.
Must be proficient in Computer Application.
|AG-III (Depot)||Must be a graduate and hold proficiency in Computer Application.|
FCI Eligibility Criteria based on education qualification – Category II
|Manager (General)|| Graduate with at least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PH)
|Manager (Movement)||Graduate with 60% marks or more (55% for SC/ST/PH)
|Manager (Accounts)|| Associate Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India/Institute of Cost Accountants of India/Institute of Company Secretaries of India
B.Com along with MBA (Finance)/Diploma of minimum 2 years from UGC/AICTE recognised institute
|Manager (Technical)|| B.Sc. in Agriculture
BTech/B.E in Food Science/Food Technology/Food Processing Technology/Food Process Engineering/Food Preservation Technology from AICTE recognized University/Institution
BTech/BE in Agricultural Engineering
BTech/B.E in Bio-Technology/Industrial Biotechnology/Bio-Chemical Engineering/Agricultural Biotechnology
|Manager(Civil Engineering)||Must hold a degree in Civil Engineering|
|Manager(Electrical Mechanical Engineering)||Must hold a degree in Electrical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering.|
|Manager (Hindi)|| Master’s in Hindi (must have English as a Degree level subject).
Master’s in English (with Hindi as a Degree level subject
Master’s in any discipline with English or Hindi as a Degree level subject
5 years experience in technical or scientific literature work in Hindi/translation work from English to Hindi
5 years of experience in teaching/research writing/journalism in Hindi
FCI Application Form
The exam authority will release the FCI application form in online mode at fci.gov.in. Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria will be able to fill the online application form of FCI recruitment in four stages – registration, filling personal details & educational qualification, uploading documents and fee payment. Along with filling the application form of FCI, candidates will also have to pay an online application fee of Rs.800 for category II and Rs. 500 for category III. However, the reserved category candidates are exempted from fee payment.
How To Fill FCI Application form?
To fill the application form of FCI recruitment, candidates must follow the steps below:
- Visit the official website
- Click on the FCI application form link for the desired category (cat II or III).
- Entre details for registration
- Login again using the credentials generated
- Fill basic details
- Upload documents
- Pay FCI application fee
- Preview of application form
FCI Application Fee
|Category||Fee (category II)||Fee (category III)|
|SC/ST/PwBD and Women candidates||NIL||NIL|
FCI Exam Centres
The examination authorities conducted the test at various venues which are called the exam centres. Candidates can choose their desired exam centres while filling the application form of FCI. The intimation regarding the allotment of the exam centres will be done through the admit card. Candidates must fill the exam centres preferences carefully since it will not be changed in any circumstances later after allotment.
FCI Exam Centres – Phase I
|Andaman& Nicobar Island||Port Blair|
|Andhra Pradesh||Chirala, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar,|
|Bihar||Tezpur Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Bihar Patna, Purnea|
|Chandigarh||Chandigarh – Mohali|
|Chhattisgarh||Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur|
|Delhi NCR||Delhi & New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Noida & Greater Noida, Faridabad, Gurugram|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad- Gandhi Nagar, Anand, Himmatnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot Gujarat Surat, Vadodara|
|Haryana||Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat Yamuna Nagar|
|Himachal Pradesh||Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Samba, Srinagar|
|Jharkhand||Bokaro steel city, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|Karnataka||Bangalore, Belgaum, Gulbarga, Hubli – Dharwad, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi|
|Kerala||Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain|
|Maharashtra||Amravati, Aurangabad(Maharashtra), Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai/Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Solapur|
|Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur|
|Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur|
|Sikkim||Bardang – Gangtok|
|Tamilnadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Tiruchirappalli Jirunelvelli, Vellore|
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal, Nalgonda, Nizamabad|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Luck now, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/Greater Noida, Varanasi|
|Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee|
|West Bengal||Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri|
FCI Exam Centres – Phase II
|Raipur||Imphal||Ahmedabad – Gandhinagar||Bhubaneswar|
|Chandigarh – Mohali||Shillong||Ambala||Jaipur|
However, candidates appearing for Manager (Hindi) for phase II will have the following exam centres options:
FCI Recruitment Exam Pattern
The examination officials specify the FCI Recruitment exam pattern for all aspiring candidates. Candidates must go through the exam pattern of FCI before appearing for the FCI recruitment exam. As per the exam pattern, the exam will be conducted for two phases – phase I and II wherein both phases will be held in online mode. A skill test will also be held after phase II only for those candidates who will appear for the post of Steno Grade-II and Typist (Hindi). The exam will be conducted in online mode for both the phases of the examination. The table below contains the exam pattern of FCI Recruitment for phase I.
FCI Recruitment – Phase I (online exam)
|Sections||Total Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
|Reasoning Ability||20 minutes|
|Numerical Ability.||20 minutes|
- Phase I exam will be common for all the available posts.
- The exam will be conducted in online mode.
- Except for the English Language paper, the questions from the other two sections will be conducted bilingually.
- 1/4th marks will be deducted for every wrong answer given by the candidates.
FCI Recruitment – Phase II
In phase II exam of FCI, candidates have to appear for different papers for different posts. The exam is conducted for five papers – paper I, II, III, IV and V in online mode. As per the exam pattern of FCI recruitment, a paper I will be common for all while rest papers will be held as per the posts applied.
Along with the phase II test, applicants who will choose Stenographer Grade-II (Post Code C) will also have to appear for the skill test to be tested on the grounds of typing and shorthand.
FCI Admit Card
The exam authority will issue the FCI admit card in online mode at its official website recruitmentfci.in. The admit card of FCI for FCI Recruitment examination will be issued to only those candidates who will successfully fill the application form. To download the admit card, candidates will have to use their registration number or roll number and password or date of birth. FCI hall ticket will mention details related to the candidates and the exam like name, roll no., exam centre details, exam day instructions etc.
The officials will announce the result of FCI in the form of PDF at its official site fci.gov.in. The FCI recruitment result will be released zone wise for five zones. FCI result PDF will contain the roll number, registration number, zone, post applied for, category, etc. The authorities will also release the scorecard which candidates will be able to download by using their roll or registration number, date of birth (Dob). Based on the phase I result of FCI recruitment, candidates will be shortlisted for phase 2.
How to Check FCI Result
To download FCI result, candidates must:
- Visit the official website
- Click on the FCI result link
- Select their respective zones
- The screen will then display the result PDF of FCI recruitment.