FCI AGM 2021: Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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The FCI AGM exams are scheduled to be held on July 17 and 18, 2021. Candidates have a month with them to prepare for the exam. In this article, we will provide you with a detailed analysis of the exam pattern and syllabus. This will help you understand the more important parts of the syllabus and how you can use your time over the course of the next month to effectively cover the entire syllabus. 

FCI AGM 2021 Exam Pattern

The FCI AGM exam is conducted for the recruitment of personnels for the posts of Assistant General Manager (General Administration/ Technical/ Accounts/ Law) and Medical Officers. The Exam pattern is provided below.

Exam NameNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTotal TimeSubjects
Assistant General Manager (General Administration)1801802.5 hoursGeneral Aptitude:
1) Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability
2) General Awareness, Current Affairs
3) Management and Ethics
4) Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer Knowledge
Assistant General Manager (Technical)1801802.5 hoursGeneral Aptitude:
1) Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability
2) General Awareness, Current Affairs
3) Management and Ethics
4) Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer Knowledge

Relevant Discipline- 60 marks  
Assistant General Manager (Accounts)1801802.5 hoursGeneral Aptitude:
1) Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability
2) General Awareness, Current Affairs
3) Management and Ethics
4) Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer Knowledge

Relevant Discipline- 60 marks  
Assistant General Manager (Law)1801802.5 hoursGeneral Aptitude:
1) Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability
2) General Awareness, Current Affairs
3) Management and Ethics
4) Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer Knowledge

Relevant Discipline- 60 marks  
Medical Officer1801802.5 hoursGeneral Aptitude:
1) Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability
2) General Awareness, Current Affairs
3) Management and Ethics
4) Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer Knowledge

Relevant Discipline- 60 marks  

The FCI AGM (General Administration) exam is held for a total of 180 marks. All the sections consist of 45 questions that carry a weightage of 1 mark each. For the remaining examinations, 120 questions are asked from General Awareness with 30 questions from each section. 60 questions are asked from the relevant discipline for each of the exams, such as Law or Accounts. However, the GA syllabus is the same for all streams. The total time allotted is 150 minutes. There is no negative marking.

FCI AGM 2021 Syllabus Overview

The General Aptitude Syllabus for the FCI AGM Exam 2021 has been provided below in detail.

Subject NameSyllabus 
Reasoning Verbal Reasoning, Syllogism, Circular Seating Arrangement, Linear Seating Arrangement, Caselet Double Line-up, DI Scheduling, Input-Output, Blood Relations, Directions and Distances, Ordering and Ranking, Coding and Decoding, Code Inequalities, Course of Action, Critical Reasoning, Analytical and Decision Making.
Data AnalysisTabular Graph, Line Graph, Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Radar Graph, Missing Case, Let it Case DI, Data Sufficiency, Probability, Permutation and Combination. 
Numerical AbilityData Interpretation, Inequalities (Quadratic Equations), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems, HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Alligation, Pipes and Cisterns. 
General Awareness/ Current AffairsCurrent Affairs, Banking Terms, Geography, Economy, Current national & International events, Banking, Sports, Culture and Religion, Discoveries, Diseases and Nutrition, Award and Authors.
ManagementStudy of the concept of development of Management as science and art drawing upon the contributions of leading thinkers of management and apply the concepts to the real life of government and business decision making keeping in view the changes in the strategic and operative environment. Definition of Management, Evolution of Management, Managerial Functions- Planning, Organizing, controlling; Decision making; Role of Manager, Social responsibility and managerial ethics; Types of Business organization, Organization culture and Environment – Current trends and issues in Management. Motivation – motivation theories – motivational techniques, leadership.
EthicsEssence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics, ethics- in private and public relationships. Human Values lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family society and educational institutes in inculcating values.Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world.Public service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; corporate governance.Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity; Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work Culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.
AgriculturePhysical and social environment as factors of crop distribution and production, Agro-ecology; cropping pattern, Environment pollution and associated hazards to crops, animals and humans. Green House effect and global warming. Soil- Physical, chemical and biological properties, Soils of India, Soil conservation, integrated watershed management, soil erosion and its management, water use efficiency in relation to crop production. Major crops- cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems, storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers 
Agriculture Economy  Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economic of animal – rearing. Food processing and related industries in India scope and significance, supply chain management. Land reforms in India, Agriculture production economics, agricultural marketing & Price analysis, price fluctuations
Computer AwarenessHistory of computers, Basics of hardware and software, Windows operating system Basics, Internet Terms and services, Basic functionalities of MS-Office (MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint), Networking and communication, Database basics, Basics of hacking, Security tools and viruses, Memory, Keyboard Shortcuts, Computer Related Terms Abbreviations.

FCI AGM 2021 Syllabus Analysis

Reasoning

From Reasoning, Data Analysis and Numerical Ability, the most important topics are Data Interpretation, Syllogism, Arithmetic (Word) Problems, Number Series, Seating Arrangements and Quadratic Equations. 

Management & Ethics

While Management & Ethics may look like a relatively new subject to many candidates, the topics are quite basic and simple. Wondering how to effectively prepare Management and ethics syllabus? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We have analyzed the Management & Ethics syllabus in detail and how you can effectively cover the same within a limited time. 

Agriculture and Agriculture Economy

From Agriculture, three topics are the most important. The entire syllabus can be divided under three broadheads, they are, Agronomy, Soil Science and Irrigation. Our Agriculture-expert faculty, Kailash Tiwari has reviewed the syllabus to help you understand which are the most important topics for this exam. The important sub-topics for each have also been given below. 

  1. Agronomy: 
  • Physical and Social environment as factors of crop distribution and production.
  • Agroecology
  • Cropping pattern
  • Major crops- cropping patterns in various parts of the country

2. Soil Science

  • Soil- Physical, chemical and biological properties
  • Soils of India
  • Soil conversion 
  • Integrated watershed management 
  • Soil erosion and its management 
  • Different types of irrigation and irrigation systems 

3. Irrigation

4. Other topics

  • Environment pollution and associated hazards to crops, animals and humans
  • Green House Effect and Global Warming
  • Storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints
  • e-technology in the aid of farmers

From the Agriculture economy, it is important to know about the direct cash or indirect subsidies given to the farmers. Food Processing and related industries, its scope and significance, is an important topic because a Ministry has been established for it. Land reforms in India is an important topic as well. This was begun during Akbar’s reign and new reforms were introduced over the years with successive regimes/governments. Other important subjects are: 

  1. Public Distribution System: objectives, functioning, limitations and revamping
  2. Issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions
  3. Agriculture production economics 
  4. Agricultural marketing and price analysis 

You can find all related study videos on Agriculture and Agriculture economy on our AgriBee channel. You should also take a look at the syllabi for the relevant disciplines for the other AGM and Medical Officer posts in detail. 

The FCI AGM exam is less than a month away. So, you should not waste any time and immediately join our online course. Here, you will find all the requisite materials for your preparation. On our website, you can find free mock tests as well for this exam. 

Want a headstart on your General Awareness preparation but don’t know where to begin? We’ve got you covered. You can find weekly updates on all aspects of general awareness on our BeePedia page. Moreover, these BeePedia updates are comprehensive and free and you can download them from the ixamBee website. BeePedia is also available in Hindi. 

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