FCI Assistant General Manager Notification 2021: Know why should you apply?

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FCI Assistant General Manager Notification Out!

The Food Corporation of India on Sunday came up with this great news. It has announced a recruitment notification for eligible candidates to apply for the post of Assistant General Manager. FCI is one of the largest Public Sector Undertakings that ensures the quality and security of food in India. FCI is to fill in 89 vacancies under various departments i.e. (General Administration, Technical/Accounts/Law & Medical Officer). If you yearn to be an AGM of this prestigious organization, stay with me till the very end. The Application window is now open and you can apply for FCI AGM 2021 post till March 31, 2021.

Fact Check 1

Candidates preparing for exams like RBI Grade B and SEBI Grade A will have an advantage over others in this exam as most of the syllabus is the same. Please check the eligibility criteria before applying for the FCI Assistant General Manager position.

Who can apply for FCI Assistant General Manager 2021?

FCI has announced vacancies for five different posts and eligibility for each one of them differs from the other. It is advised to ensure your eligibility before proceeding with FCI Assistant General Manager application process. If you fail to possess the necessary education, your candidature will be rejected. Let’s look at the eligibility criteria for various departments/posts.

PostEducational Criteria
FCI Assistant General Manager (General Administration)Post Graduate degree or equivalent from a recognized University/Institutes recognized by Central Govt. (or body authorized by it) with minimum 55% marks; ORACA/AICWA/ACS; ORBachelor‟s Degree in Law or 5 years Integrated Course in Law from recognized University with minimum 55% marks.NOTE: In case of SC/ST/PwBD candidates, the minimum percentage of marks shall be 50%instead of 55%.
Assistant General Manager (Technical)B.Sc. in Agriculture from a recognized University with minimum 55% marks. ORB.Tech degree or B.E degree in Food Science from a recognized University/ an institution approved by the AICTE with minimum 55% marks; ORB.Tech degree or B.E degree in Food Science & Technology or Food Technology or Food Processing Technology or Food Process Engineering or Food Processing or Food Preservation Technology from a recognized University/ an institution approved by the AICTE with minimum 55% marks. ORB.Tech. degree or BE degree in Agricultural Engineering from a recognized University/an institution approved by the AICTE with minimum 55% marks. ORB.Tech degree or B.E degree in Bio-Technology or Industrial Biotechnology or Biotechnology or Bio-Chemical Engineering or Agricultural BioTechnology from a recognized University/ an institution approved by the AICTE with minimum 55% marksNote: In case of SC/ST/ PwBD candidates, the minimum percentage of marks shall be 50% instead of 55%.
Assistant General Manager (Accounts)Associate membership of i) The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India; ORThe Institute of Cost Accountants of India; ORThe Institute of Company Secretaries of India Assistant General Manager (Law) D Full time Degree in Law from a recognized University/Institute:EXPERIENCE: Minimum 5 years‟ experience as a practicing Lawyer in Civil matters representing his clients in at least 3 cases in every year or 5 years‟ experience as a Law Officer in Central Government/State Government/Central Government PSU/State Government PSU in the IDA scale of Rs.16400-40500 or CDA scale of Rs. 9300- 34800 (Grade Pay 5400) (or corresponding in pre/post revised scales).For Complete eligibility, Please Click here
Medical OfficerM.B.B.S. (Registered and completed the prescribed House Surgery) (either completed the Internship in 1962 or undergone Internment and a compulsory surgency for a period of one year. Rotary House Surgency for one year).Experience: 3 years experience in any organized Medical Institution, preferably in a labour Organization.[Experience as House Surgeon/Resident Doctor while pursuing MD Course would reckon as experience, provided it is acquired after completing Internship.]

You also need to be in between the prescribed age limit mentioned in the notification failing which rejects your candidature for the exam.

PostAge Criteria(as on January 1, 2021)
Assistant General Manager (General Administration)30
Assistant General Manager (Technical)28
Assistant General Manager (Accounts)28
Assistant General Manager (Law)33
Medical Officer35

There are some relaxation prescribed by the GOI for the candidates belonging to the reserved categories. If you fall into one and seek age relaxation, you can check by clicking here.

Salary of FCI Assistant General Manager

FCI Assistant Manager Salary for all five streams is quite handsome. Please note that the pay scale prescribed for FCI Assistant General Manager is governed by IDA i.e. Industrial Dearness Allowance. This lucrative salary shall be enough to motivate you to apply for FCI Assistant General Manager exam 2021.

Fact Check 2: 

The salary starts from Rs. 60,000 except for the Medical Officer where the starting amount is Rs 50,000.

PostSalary
FCI Assistant General Manager (General Administration)Rs. 60,000 – 1,80,000/-
Assistant General Manager (Technical)Rs. 60,000 – 1,80,000/-
Assistant General Manager (Accounts)Rs. 60,000 – 1,80,000/-
Assistant General Manager (Law)Rs. 60,000 – 1,80,000/-
Medical OfficerRs. 50,000 – 1,60,000/-

FCI Assistant General Manager Vacancy

As mentioned above, 89 vacancies will be filled through this recruitment process. The departments/posts have announced separate vacancies which makes it easier in introspecting the level of the examination i.e. lower the vacancies higher the difficulty level. Vacancies for each post have been provided below.

PostSCSTOBCEWSURTotal
FCI Assistant General Manager (General Administration)030309031230 
Assistant General Manager (Technical)050104031427 
Assistant General Manager (Accounts)040103021222 
Assistant General Manager (Law)010101010408 
Medical Officer010000102 
Total140617094389 

FCI Assistant General Manager Selection Process

FCI Assistant General Manager will be a single day exam and will be held online. The exam is going to be held in two phases as mentioned below

·         Phase 1: Online Test

·         Phase 2: Interview

FCI Assistant General Manager Exam Pattern (Online Test)

FCI Assistant General Manager Exam Pattern for each post comprises an online test of 180 multiple choice questions. A total of 150 minutes will be provided to you to solve the entire test. The sections that are common for each post are (Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability), (General Awareness, Current Affairs), (Management and Ethics) and (Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer awareness). An additional section of relevant discipline is added for the candidates writing for Technical/Accounts/Law & Medical Officer posts.

Fact Check 3: There is no negative marking in the FCI AGM 2021 exam

FCI Assistant General Manager Exam Pattern (General Administration)

Name of Test No. of Questions Marks Time Allotted
Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability 45 45 2 hours 30 minutes
General Awareness, Current Affairs 45 45
Management and Ethics 45 45
Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer awareness 45 45
Total 180 180  

FCI Assistant General Manager Exam Pattern (Technical/Accounts/Law) & Medical Officer

Name of Test No. of Questions Marks Time Allotted
Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability 30 15 2 hours 30 minutes
General Awareness, Current Affairs 30 15
Management and Ethics 30 15
Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer awareness 30 15
Relevant technical discipline 60 120
Total 180 180  

In order to qualify the online test, you are required to secure a minimum of 50% marks (UR/EWS) or 45% marks for (SC, ST, OBC) and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities. The weightage of Online Test and Interview will be 90% and 10% respectively.

How can you apply for the FCI Assistant General Manager Exam?

Well, you just need to follow some simple steps and you will be good to go. To help you with the whole process, a step by step guide is provided below along with the direct link

  • Visit the FCI’s official website and click on the “APPLY ONLINE” link.
  • Register yourself by filling the details like name, dob, email-id and contact details.
  • A provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system.
  • Login again using this registration number and password.
  • Fill all other details asked in FCI Assistant General Manager online application form.
  • Guidelines for Uploading documents like the signature, thumb impression, photograph and hand declaration.
  • A recent passport size colour photograph ranging between 20KB-50KB and of dimension 200 x 230 pixels 
  • Signature in jpg / jpeg format with dimension 140 x 60 pixels and size 10KB-20KB. It should be with black ink on a white paper. 
  • Left thumb impression on a white paper with blue or black ink of 240 x 240 pixels and ranging between 20KB-50KB. The file should be in jpg / jpeg format.
  • Handwritten declaration stating – “I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”  in jpg / jpeg format with dimensions of 800 x 400 pixels and size between 50KB-100 KB. It should be on white paper with blue or black ink.
  • Pay the requisite fee depending upon the category to which you belong through online mode only. No other mode is accepted.

Fact Check 4: There is great news for candidates belonging to reserved categories and this time for women candidates’ too. You are exempted to pay the application fee if you fall in any of the category whereas candidates belonging to UR/EWS category need to pay Rs. 1000.

What to Prepare and How to prepare?

What to Prepare and How to prepare?

You can only succeed in any competitive exam if you are consistent and entirely devoted to your preparation. As the vacancies are not so much and competition is soaring high, you need to work harder and to do that you need to make a powerful strategy. Though the strategy is something which is very personal as every individual differs from one another but there are some basic steps which are common to all.

  • Jot down your syllabus in a piece of paper or in your notebook and cover it topic wise.
  • After you complete half of your syllabus, start revising what all you have studied as it is equally important.
  • After completing the syllabus, try to attempt as many mocks as you can. Even if you attempt less, try to analyze it thoroughly as it will help in improving your score.
  •  While preparing, divide your time on each section as per your weakness and strength.
  • Try to take a break of 10 minutes in between every 50 minutes. This will increase your efficiency.
  • Revision is the key, keep on revising as much as you could.  
  • At last, sleep for a good 6 to 7 hours as it is essential to keep your brain healthy.

FCI Assistant General Manager Books and Reference Material

In case you are confused about which books to refer to, you are in the right place. It is very important to start with the right set of books as a lot of good energy can be wasted in only gathering them and we have already collated the list for you.

Paper Book Author/Publisher
Reasoning A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning R.S. Agarwal
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning S.Chand
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Arihant Publication
Data Analysis Data Interpretation Arun Sharma
Data Interpretation – Magical Books Series K. Kundan
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency Arihant
Numerical Ability Quicker Mathematics BSC Publications
Quantitative Aptitude RS Agarwal
Class Notes SS Bharti
General Awareness Lucent GK Knowledge Lucent Publication
Rapid General Knowledge Disha Experts
Manorama Yearbook  
Pratiyogita Darpan SQ Sachdeva Mahendra Jain
Management Financial Management Prasanna Chandra or IM Pandey
Indian Financial System Bharti Pathak
Principles of Management LN Prasad
Organisational Behaviour SP Robins
Agriculture, Agriculture Fundamental of Agriculture Vol. 1&2 Arun katyayan
A Competitive Book of Agriculture Nem Raj Sunda
Objective Agriculture S.R. Kantwa
Agriculture at a Glance R.K. Sharma
General Agriculture Muniraj Singh Rathore
Computer Awareness Objective Computer Awareness R Pillai / Arihant
Computer Knowledge for SBI/ IBPS Clerk/ PO/ RRB/ RBI/ SSC/ Insurance Exams Shikha Agarwal / Disha publications
Computer Awareness Arihant

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All the best for FCI Assistant General Manager 2021 exam

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