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FCI Exam Highlights

Food Corporation of India or FCI is one of the largest public sector enterprises in the field of food grain and supply chain management. It is majorly responsible for the food security of the country. It manages various depots and private equity godowns all across the country. Now FCI has invited online applications for the posts of Junior Engineer (JE) (Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering), Assistant Grade-II (AG II) (Hindi), Steno Grade-ii, Typist (Hindi) and Assistant Grade-III (AG III) (General / Accounts / Technical / Depot). The FCI Preliminary examination is scheduled to be held in May & June whereas the Main Examination will be held on 27th July 2019.

Exam Name

FCI

Conducting Body

Food Corporation Of India

Application Form Release

23rd February 2019

Application Form Ends

30th March 2019

Exam Dates

Prelims

Mains 

 

31st May, 1st, 2nd, 3rd June

 

27th July

Official Website

fci.gov.in

 

FCI 2019 Notification

FCI released its recruitment notification has invited online applications for the post of Junior Engineer (JE) (Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering), Assistant Grade-II (AG II) (Hindi), Steno Grade-II, Typist (Hindi) and Assistant Grade-III (AG III) (General / Accounts / Technical / Depot) for all of its offices across India. FCI has announced total 4103 vacancies for all the posts in different zones. Candidates can apply for only one zone. FCI jobs hold a lot of importance as it is a golden chance to enter the government sector. All interested candidates can apply for the posts according to the various posts and their eligibility. The notification mentions complete eligibility criteria based on different parameters. 

 

FCI Exam Pattern

FCI released the exam notification for various posts and all the eligible candidates will apply for the same. FCI is an important organization in the public sector and therefore its recruitment is awaited by many job aspirants who are willing to work in the government sector. While you apply for the posts according to your eligibility, it is also necessary that you gather some important information about the FCI exam. The FCI Exam is held in two phases:

  • Phase I
  • Phase II

Phase I is common for all the posts and Phase II will consist of different papers according to the posts. 

Name of the Test

No. of Qs.

Max. Marks

Duration (minutes)

English Language

30

30

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 minutes

Numerical Aptitude

35

35

20 minutes

 

100

100

60 minutes

Mains Exam

Number of Papers in Phase

Post

Paper I Exam

Paper I only

AG-III (General)

AG-III (Depot)

Paper III only

Typist (Hindi)

Paper V only

Steno Grade-II

Paper II Exam

Paper I and Paper II

Junior Engineering (Civil Engineering)

Junior Engineering (Electrical Engineering)

Mechanical Engineering

{AG-III (Accounts)

{AG-III (Technical)}

 .

Paper III & Paper IV

{AG-III (Hindi)}

NOTE: -

Paper Type

Number of questions and Marks

Negative Marking

Paper - I, Paper - III and Paper-V

120 Multiple Choice Questions will carry equal 01 marks. Paper will carry maximum of 120 marks

Candidate should note that there will be negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to a question in Phase -II. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no negative marking for that question.

Post specific Paper-II

(in phase II)

60 Multiple Choice Questions each carrying 02 marks. Paper will carry maximum of 120 marks.

Paper - IV (Subjective)

Two questions each carrying 60 marks. Paper will carry a maximum of 120 marks.

No negative markin

 

FCI Exam Language

All the tests in FCI 2019 Examination are provided in both English and Hindi language except the test of English. 

 

FCI Marking scheme

All the questions in FCI 2019 Exam will carry 1 mark each and there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks which implies that for every incorrect answer 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted. An unattempted question will not lead to any deduction of marks. 

 

FCI Exam Syllabus

FCI Recruitment 2019 has come out after a long time and therefore it holds a lot of importance and most of the aspirants who must have been in wait will apply for the same. To ensure success in the exam, you should have complete knowledge of the syllabus and have it noted with you so that you can prepare well.

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning

Synonyms

 

Percentages

Analogy

 

Homonyms

 

Ratio and proportion

Classification

 

Antonyms

 

Averages

Word formation

 

Spelling

 

Mixture and allegation

Statement and conclusions

Word formation

 

Time and work

Syllogism

 

Idioms and phrases

 

Speed, distance and time

Statement and assumptions

 

 

Fill in suitable words

Stocks and shares

Statement and arguments

 

Grammar

Partnership

Coding decoding

 

Spotting errors

Clocks

Blood relations

 

Sentence correction

Volume and surface Area

Passage and conclusions

 

Active/ passive voice

Height and Distances

Alphabet test

 

Phrases and idioms

Logarithms

Series test

 

Direct and indirect speech

 

Permutation and combinations

 

Number, ranking and time sequence

 

Reading Comprehension

Simple and compound interest

Direction sense test

 

Passage completion

Equations

Decision-making test

Theme detection

Probability

Figure series

 

Deriving conclusion

 

Trigonometry

Input/output,

 

Rearrangement of passage

Profit, loss and discount

Assertion and reasoning

 

-

Mensuration

Sitting arrangement

 

-

Elements of algebra

Odd figure out

 

-

Data Interpretation

Analogy

 

-

-

Series test

 

-

-

Miscellaneous test

 
 

FCI Eligibility Criteria

FCI Recruitment Notification has been released and it mentions the eligibility criteria with respect to the required parameters which make a candidate eligible to apply for the FCI 2019 exam. A candidate needs to follow the mentioned criteria if he/she wishes to appear in the exam. If you are found ineligible on even one parameter, your application will be rejected.

FCI Exam 2019 Educational Qualification

Before you apply for FCI 2019 examination, you need to first ensure that you possess the required educational qualification. The qualification will be reckoned as on 01.01.2019. The required educational qualification will vary on the basis of the type of posts that have been applied for. Apart from the basic educational qualification, a candidate may also be expected to possess some experience for some of the posts.

Post

Qualifications/Experience

J.E.

(Civil Engineering)

Degree in Civil Engineering or Diploma in Civil Engineering + 1 year experience.

J.E. (Electrical Mechanical)

Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Diploma in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering + 1 year experience in the case of Diploma holders only.

Steno. Grade- II

Graduate along with O' level qualification of DOEACC and speed of 40 w.p.m. and 80 w.p.m. in typing and shorthand respectively or Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Application with speed of 40 w.p.m. and 80 w.p.m. in typing and shorthand respectively.

AG-II (Hindi)

Essential:

1. Degree of a recognized University with Hindi as the main subject.

2. Proficiency in English.

3. 1 year experience of translation from English to Hindi and vice-versa.

Desirable:-

Post Graduate qualification in Hindi.

Typist (Hindi)

(1) Graduation or equivalent.

(2) 30 W.P.M speed in Hindi Typing.

(3) Preference will be given to the candidates knowing bilingual typing (English and Hindi) and Computer knowledge.

AG-III (General)

Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognised University with proficiency in use of computers.

AG-III (Accounts)

Bachelor of Commerce from a recognized University with proficiency in use of computers.

AG-III (Technical)

B.Sc. in Agriculture from a recognized University. Or

B.Sc. with any of the following subject from a recognized University:

Botany / Zoology / Bio-Technology/Bio-Chemistry/ Microbiology / Food Science.

Or

B. Tech / BE in Food Science/Food Science and Technology/Agricultural Engineering / Bio-Techno- logy from a recognized University / an institution approved by AICTE.

2. Proficiency in use of computers.

AG-III (Depot)

Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with proficiency in use of computers.

Age Crietria

Apart from the educational criteria which a candidate needs to follow in order to fill up the application form for FCI 2019 Recruitment, it is also necessary for a candidate to follow a certain age criteria where FCI mentions the minimum and maximum age limit for a candidate to be eligible for the FCI 2019 Exam. There will not be any upper age limit for an FCI employee

Post

Maximum Age Limit

J.E. (Civil Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical)

28 years

Steno. Grade- II

25 years

AG-II (Hindi)

28 years

Typist (Hindi)

25 years

AG-III (General/Accounts/Technical/Depot)

27 years

Age Relaxation

FCI also provides a relaxation with respect to age for certain categories of candidates like SC,ST, OBC and others. The relaxation and reservation mentioned in the notification will not be applicable to OBC candidates who fall within the creamy layer. The relaxation in age also varies according to the various categories. The complete details are given below:

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ST

05 years

OBC

03 years

PwBD (GENERAL)

10 years

PwBD (SC/ST)

15 years

PwBD (OBC)

13 years

Domicile of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989

5 years

Case of Widows/Divorced Women (GENERAL)

upto 35 years

Case of Widows/Divorced Women (OBC)

upto 38 years

Case of Widows/Divorced Women (SC/ST)

upto 40 years

Ex-Servicemen (GENERAL)

03 years

Ex-Servicemen (OBC)

06 years

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)

08 years

 

FCI Exam Dates

FCI  announced a good number of vacancies for various posts in its recruitment for the year 2019. The examination is tentatively scheduled in the month of April/May. Before you start your preparation, it is important to know all the important dates related to the FCI Examination so that you can start your preparation accordingly.

FCI 2019 Events

FCI Important Dates

Submission of Online Applications

February 28- March 30, 2019

Availability of Admit Cards on the website for download

15 days prior to the announced date of examination

Date of Online Test

31st May, 1st, 2nd, 3rd June

 

FCI Salary

One of the main reasons behind choosing a job is the pay scale. It forms the foundation of the career ahead. Assistant Grade III post is also one of the posts which receives a good pay scale to form a good base for yourself.

  • The net salary for an Assistant Grade III ranges between: Rs 17958 - Rs 19818.
  • The basic pay of an AG- III is Rs 9300.
  • We can say that an AG-III receives a total salary of around 20K including all other allowances.
 

FCI Vacancy

FCI can be considered among the most popular examinations. FCI or Food Corporation of India is one of the biggest public sector undertakings in India which is responsible for maintaining the food security in the country. FCI 2019 Recruitment notification has now been released to fill the vacancies in the various zones that have its offices and depots across the country. A candidate can apply for only one zone. FCI has announced around 4103 vacancies for various categories including EWS (Economically Weaker Sections) for the posts of Junior Engineer (JE) (Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering), Assistant Grade-II (AG II) (Hindi), Steno Grade-II, Typist (Hindi) and Assistant Grade-III (AG III) (General / Accounts / Technical / Depot). The breakup of vacancies for various posts and zones is as follows:

Post Name

No. of vacancy

North Zone

South Zone

East Zone

West Zone

North East Zone

Total

J.E. (Civil Engineering)

46

26

26

14

2

114

J.E. (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)

30

15

10

9

8

72

Steno Grade-II

43

7

9

9

8

76

AG-II (Hindi)

22

15

3

4

1

45

Typist (Hindi)

16

3

12

4

4

39

AG-III (General)

256

159

106

124

112

757

AG-III (Accounts)

287

48

87

65

22

509

AG-III (Technical)

286

54

224

153

3

720

AG-III (Depot)

1013

213

61

353

131

1771

Total

1999

540

538

735

291

4103

FCI South Zone Vacancy 2019

Post

SC

ST

OBC

EWS**

UR

TOTAL

PwBD

a

b

c

d & e

TOTAL

ESM

JE (Civil Engineering)

2

0

5

1

18

26

0

0

0

0

0

1

JE (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)

0

0

2

0

13

15

0

0

0

0

0

0

Steno Grade-II

0

0

0

0

7

7

0

0

0

0

0

0

AG-II (Hindi)

0

0

3

0

12

15

0

0

0

0

0

0

Typist (Hindi)

0

0

0

0

3

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

AG-III (General)

22

6

42

16

73

159

2(B,LV)

1(HH)

1 (OA,OL, BL, OAL CP, LC, D, AAV, MD)

1 d(A, ID SLD, MI)

5

23

AG-III (Accounts)

6

4

9

5

24

48

0

0

0

1 e(b,c)

1

8

AG-III (Technical)

11

19

24

0

0

54

0

0

2 (OA,OL, BL,CP, LC,D,AAV,MD)

0

2

14

AG-III (Depot)

22

17

66

21

87

213

3 (LV)

2(HH)

2 (OL,CP, LC,D,AAV, MD)

1 e(a,b,c)

8

33

Total

63

46

151

43

237

540

5

3

5

3

16

79

FCI East Zone Vacancy 2019

Post

SC

ST

OBC

EWS**

UR

TOTAL

PwBD

a

b

c

d & e

TOTAL

ESM

JE (Civil Engineering)

4

1

4

2

15

26

0

0

1 (OA,OL, BL,CP, LC,D, AAV, MD)

0

1

4

JE (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)

0

1

1

1

7

10

0

0

0

0

0

1

Steno Grade-II

0

0

0

0

9

9

0

0

0

0

0

1

AG-II (Hindi)

1

0

0

0

2

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

Typist (Hindi)

1

0

5

1

5

12

0

0

0

1 d (A,ID, SLD, MI)& e (a, c, d)

1

2

AG-III (General)

23

10

24

10

39

106

2(B,LV)

1(HH)

0

1 d (A, ID,SLD,MI) & e (a, b, c, d)

4

15

AG-III (Accounts)

20

10

10

08

39

87

0

2(HH)

0

2 e(b,c)

4

13

AG-III (Technical)

62

26

22

22

92

224

0

0

9 (OA,OL, BL,CP, LC,D, AAV, MD)

0

9

32

AG-III (Depot)

12

11

17

06

15

61

2 (LV)

1(HH)

0

0

3

9

Total

123

59

83

50

223

538

4

4

10

4

22

77

FCI West Zone Vacancy 2019

Post

SC

ST

OBC

EWS**

UR

TOTAL

PwBD

a

b

c

d & e

TOTAL

ESM

JE (Civil Engineering)

1

1

1

1

10

14

0

0

1 (OA,OL,BL,CP,LC,D,AAV, MD)

0

1

2

JE (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)

0

0

0

0

9

9

0

0

0

0

0

1

Steno Grade-II

0

0

0

0

9

9

1(B,LV)

0

0

0

1

1

AG-II (Hindi)

0

1

2

0

1

4

1(B,LV)

0

0

0

1

0

Typist (Hindi)

0

1

0

0

3

4

1(B,LV)

0

0

0

1

0

AG-III (General)

12

23

20

12

57

124

2(B,LV)

1(HH)

1 (OA,OL,BL, OAL, CP, LC ,D, AAV, MD)

1 d (A,ID, SLD,MI) & e (a, b, c, d)

5

18

AG-III (Accounts)

8

6

8

6

37

65

0

1(HH)

1(OA,OL, BL, OAL, CP, LC, D, AAV, MD)

1e (b,c)

3

10

AG-III (Technical)

31

14

0

15

93

153

0

0

7 (OA,OL, BL,CP, LC,D, AAV, MD)

0

7

22

AG-III (Depot)

30

67

59

35

162

353

4 (LV)

4(HH)

3 (OL,CP, LC,D,A AV, MD)

3e (a, b,c)

14

51

Total

82

113

90

69

381

735

9

6

13

5

33

105

FCI North Eastern Zone Vacancy 2019

Post

SC

ST

OBC

EWS**

UR

TOTAL

PwBD

a

b

c

d & e

TOTAL

ESM

JE (Civil Engineering)

0

1

0

0

1

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

JE (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)

1

1

1

0

5

8

0

0

0

0

0

1

Steno Grade-II

1

0

2

0

5

8

0

0

0

0

0

1

AG-II (Hindi)

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

Typist (Hindi)

0

1

1

0

2

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

AG-III (General)

5

30

21

11

45

112

2 (B, LV)a

1 (HH)

0

1 d (A, ID, SLD, MI) & e (a, b,c,d)

4

16

AG-III (Accounts)

1

1

6

2

12

22

0

0

0

0

0

3

AG-III (Technical)

1

0

1

0

1

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

AG-III (Depot)

8

34

23

13

53

131

2 (LV)

2 (HH)

0

1 e (a,b,c)

5

18

Total

17

68

55

26

125

291

4

3

0

2

9

39

 

FCI How to Apply

To appear in the FCI 2019 Recruitment Examination, you need to start the application process after ensuring your eligibility. A candidate can apply for only one post in any one zone. To apply successfully, you need to follow some simple steps which are listed below:

    1. Visit the official website of FCI: http://fci.gov.in/: and click on the ‘Current Recruitment’ section.
    2. Once you enter the required section, you will be required to select your zone after which you will be directed to a new page consisting of ‘Apply Online’ section.
    3. You will be directed to the online registration page where you will have to click on the ‘Click here for new registration’ tab on the top right corner.
    4. Start filling all the personal details asked. You should ensure that you have a valid email id and mobile number for further communication.
    5. After all the details will be entered, you will have to validate them and move ahead by clicking on the ‘Save and Next Button’.
    6. After submitting, a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system which you should save for further activity. You will also receive a mail regarding the same.
    7. After the registration, you will be required to upload your passport photo, signature, left thumb impression and hand-written declaration
    8. After the completion of this process, you will have to submit your choice of examination centre from the list of your preferred zone.
    9. As the whole process gets completed you should preview the application form and finally submit it by clicking on ‘Final Submit’ tab.
    10. After the application process is complete, you are required to make the online payment of the application fee. You will have to choose any one of the online payment methods (Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets/UPI). 
 

FCI Application Fee

The application process for FCI Recruitment 2019 will not be complete and final unless the online application fee is paid. The fee details are given below:

Category

Application Fees

Males of General Category

Rs. 500/-

SC/ST/PwBD/Serving Defense Personnel / Ex-Serviceman/women's

No fee

 

FCI Admit card

As soon as the application process for FCI Exam 2019 will be finished, the admit cards for the same will be released a few days before the exam. Candidates will have to download their admit cards from FCI’s official website which will further contain all details related to the exam venue, date and time. Candidates will have to produce this admit card along with a valid identity proof. 

 

FCI Previous year Cut off

FCI Cut off Marks 2018

SC

ST

OBC

General

65

62

72

75

FCI Cut Off (North Zone) 2015 – FCI Category III

Post Name

EXSM

OBC

PWD

SC

ST

UR

Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering) – A

31.25

67.08

55

61.67

68.33

Junior Engineer (Electrical Engineering) – B

51.25

69.58

Junior Engineer (Mechanical Engineering) – C

70.00

Assistant Grade II (Hindi) – D

48.75

45.42

37.92

43.75

47.08

Typist (Hindi) – E

23.33

58.33

35.00

54.17

Assistant Grade III (General) – F

38.33

64.17

45.00

58.33

56.67

67.50

Assistant Grade III (Accounts) – G

23.33

49.17

32.92

45.83

43.33

52.08

Assistant Grade III (Technical) – H

24.58

54.17

36.67

46.67

51.67

55.00

Assistant Grade III (Depot) – I

50.83

73.33

47.50

64.17

68.33

76.67

FCI Cut off 2013 Paper 2 & 3 ( Post code A B & D)

SC

ST

OBC

Ex. S

OH

HH

VH

General

172.3

166.5

192.5

134

166.5

100

144

206.3

FCI Cut off 2013 Paper 2 & 3 ( Post Code C)

SC

ST

OBC

Ex. S

OH

HH

General

124.5

120.5

136.3

70

96

96

153.5

FCI Cut off 2012 Paper 2 (Post code A B & D)

SC

ST

OBC

Ex. S

OH

HH

VH

General

81

78.5

88.75

60

72.5

50

50

99.5

FCI Cut off 2012 Paper 3 (Post code C)

SC

ST

OBC

Ex. S

OH

General

63.5

61.5

69.5

40

40

81.75

FCI Cut Off Marks 2011 (Post Code-A & D) Paper-II

SC

ST

OBC

Ex. S

General

86

84

94

72

105

FCI 2011 Cut Off Marks AG-III (Post Code-B) Paper-II

SC

ST

OBC

Ex. S

General

80

76

90

72

100

FCI 2011 Cut Off Marks AG-III (Post Code-C) Paper-II

SC

ST

OBC

Ex. S

General

66

61.50

73

72

88

 

FCI Job profile

FCI Exam is held for various posts that have different requirements with respect to eligibility criteria. All the jobs hold utmost importance. FCI Assistant Grade-III (AG) is one such post which is quite prevalent and preferred job. Therefore, most of the candidates must be eager to know the job profile of the post.

FCI 2019 Assistant Grade III Job Profile

      • An Assistant Grade III job is of clerical level consisting of basic regular duties.
      • Maintaining registers
      • Checking and maintaining the outgoing mail
      • Preparing identity cards for employees
      • Maintaining leave accounts 
 

FCI Blogs

FCI Recruitment Notification 2019 has been released after a good gap and most of the eligible candidates must be waiting for this notification. Therefore, to receive complete information about the FCI 2019 Examination, you can read our blog through the link provided below.

 

FCI Books

To score good marks in any examination and one like FCI 2019, gathering good information will not be enough and it should be accompanied by good quality study material and therefore you should have access to the best books for FCI 2019 Exam so that you can prepare in the best way possible.

Paper

Subject

Book

Quantitative Aptitude

Quicker Mathematics

BSC Publications

Quantitative Aptitude

RS Agarwal

Class Notes

SS Bharti

Reasoning Ability

A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning

R.S. Agarwal

Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

S.Chand

Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

Arihant Publication

English Language

English Grammar

Wren & Martin

Made Easy for English

Norman Lewis

Descriptive General English

SP Bakshi

General Awareness

Lucent GK Knowledge

Lucent Publication

 

FCI Free Mock tests

To assist you in your exam preparation we provide you with good quality mock tests through which you can practice well and make the most out of our free mock tests for FCI 2019 Exam. 

FCI Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

Question. Can those students who are appearing in final year of Graduation apply for any post in FCI 2019 recruitment?

Answer. Yes. Those who are in the final year of their Graduation / Semester may also apply provisionally, subject to the condition that, if called for Document Verification they will have to produce proof of having passed the Graduation examination on or before 1st March.

Question: In FCI 2019 Exam, can I choose Hindi as the exam language?

Answer Yes, FCI 2019 Exam is bilingual (i.e, Hindi & English). You can choose your preferred language either Hindi or English, except in the English Language section.

Question: Is the FCI 2019 Examination ONLINE or OFFLINE?

Answer. The FCI 2019 Exam will be online.

Question: Is FCI a transferable job?

Answer: Yes, FCI is a transferable job.

Question: What is the age limit for the FCI 2019 posts?

Answer: The minimum age of the candidates must be 18 years & maximum age varies according to the post you are applying for.




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  • Digitization of Archaeological Museum is being done through a special software
  • Ajay Bhadoo appointed as Joint Secretary to the President
  • 5th International Police Expo 2019, New Delhi
  • I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar wishes people on National broadcasting Day
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