Food Corporation of India, FCI Recruitment 2019

Food Corporation of India, FCI Recruitment 2019 has been released to recruit for 4103 posts in various sectors. Applicants with the desired qualification can apply for FCI Recruitment from 28th February 2019.

  • Eligible candidates can apply for the posts of JE (Civil Engineering), JE (Electrical, Mechanical Engineering), Steno Grade – II, AG – II (Hindi), Typist (Hindi), AG – III (General), AG – III (Accounts), AG – III (Technician), and AG – (Depot) for FCI Recruitment 2019
  • The process of online application will start on 28th February and the last date to apply online will be 25th March 2019
  • The selection process for FCI Recruitment will consist of three phases; Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, and personal Interview
  • To apply online, candidates can follow the direct link mentioned in this post

FCI Recruitment 2019 – Exam Highlights

FCI Recruitment is done in 4 phases: Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, and Personal Interview. Here is a table to highlight the important information about FCI 2019:

Exam Name Food Corporation of India (FCI) Recruitment for Various Posts
Conducting Body Food Corporation of India (FCI)
Official Website fci.gov.in
Mode of Application Online at fci.gov.in
Exam Type National Level Government Exam
Exam Date for FCI 2019 Preliminary Exam
Mode of FCI Exam
Phases in FCI Exam Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, Skill Test (For typist and Steno.) and personal Interview
FCI Notification 2019 Release Date February 19, 2019
Eligibility for SSC CGL Exam Indian national with a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline

How to apply for FCI Recruitment 2019?

NOTE:- The online application process for the various posts under FCI Recruitment 2019 is active now. We have updated the direct link as soon as it is available on the official website of FCI.

Click here to apply for FCI Recruitment 2019

  • Click on the direct link mentioned above.
  • Fill all the required personal details in FCI Application Form.
  • Upload all the documents asked in the FCI Application Form before the last date.
  • Once the documents are uploaded, pay the application fee as per your category using a Debit/ Credit card.
  • Now click on submit and the final application will appear on your screen.
  • Save, download and take a print out of the final application for FCI for future reference.

FCI Exam Dates 2019

FCI has released the official application dates for FCI Recruitment for Various Posts. It will soon notify with exam date for Preliminary examination and other steps of the selection process.

    • The process of online application will start from 23rd February 2019.
    • As per the notification published on 19th February 2019, the last date to apply online will be 25th March 2019.
    • For further exam dates, please stay tuned!

 

Events Exam date
Notification Release Date February 19, 2019
Start date to apply online February 28, 2019
Last date to apply online March 25, 2019
Preliminary exam date
Mains exam date
Admit Card release date
Result date

FCI Vacancy

Food Corporation of India, FCI released a total of 4103 vacancies for various posts. Total vacancy is again divided into five below-mentioned zones of FCI. In the table below, we have mentioned the total vacancies for each zone of Food Corporation of India.

Zone / Region Vacancy
Northern Region 1999
Southern region 540
Eastern Region 538
Western Region 735
North Eastern Region 291
Total 4103

Posts Offered – FCI Recruitment 2019

Aspirants can apply for the below-mentioned post in ACI Recruitment 2019

  • JE (Civil Engineering)
  • JE (Electrical, Mechanical Engineering)
  • Steno Grade – II
  • AG-II (Hindi
  • Typist (Hindi)
  • AG – III (General)
  • AG – III (Accounts)
  • AG – III (Technician)
  • AG – (Depot)

What is the Eligibility Criteria for FCI?

Application for the FCI Recruitment will be subject to various Eligibility Criteria as mentioned below. Applicants must know the Age limit and Educational qualification for different posts before applying for the various posts in FCI Recruitment 2019.

Posts Age Limit as on 1stJanuary 2019 Educational Qualification
JE (Civil Engineering) 28 Degree in Civil Engineering OR
Diploma in Civil Engineering with one year experience.
JE (Electrical, Mechanical Engineering) 28 Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Diploma in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with one year experience in the case of Diploma holders only.
Steno Grade – II 25 Graduate along with ‘O’ level qualification of DOEACC and speed of 40 wpm and 80 wpm in typing and shorthand respectively OR
Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Application with a speed of 40 wpm and 80 wpm in typing and shorthand respectively.
AG-II (Hindi) 28 Essential
A degree of a recognized University with Hindi as the main subject. Proficiency in English. One year experience of translation from English to Hindi and vice-versa.

Desirable

Post Graduate qualification in Hindi
Typist (Hindi) 25 Graduation or equivalent. 30 wpm speed in Hindi Typing. Preference will be given to the candidates knowing bilingual typing (English and Hindi) and Computer Knowledge.
AG – III (General) 27 Graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized University with proficiency in the use of computers.
AG – III (Accounts) 27 Bachelors of Commerce from a recognized University with proficiency in the use of computers.
AG – III (Technician) 27 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-Technology from a recognized University/ an institution approved by AICTE. Proficiency in use of computers
AG – (Depot) 27 Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with proficiency in the use of computers.

How to download FCI Admit Card 2019?

The official e-admit card for various posts under FCI Recruitment will be released 2 weeks before the exam date. As FCI Recruitment will be conducted in 3 phases, FCI will release admit card for each phase few days prior to the examination. We will be updating this post with the official FCI Hall Ticket as soon as it is available to download

Direct Link to download FCI Admit card 2019

  • Click on the direct link mentioned above.
  • Now, enter your registration number, date of birth and captcha.
  • Click on submit and a new page will appear with downloaded FCI Admit Card.
  • Save, download and take a print out of the official Hall Ticket for FCI Recruitment

Errors in FCI Admit Card

In case of any error in the official FCI Admit Card, applicants are advised to contact on the helpline number provided by Food Corporation of India

Selection Process – FCI Recruitment 2019

All the posts except Typist (Hindi) (Post Code – E)& Stenographer Grade – II (Post Code -C) will go through 3 staged selection process.

  • Phase I
  • Phase II
  • Document Verification

Typist (Hindi) (Post Code – E) & Stenographer Grade – II (Post Code -C) will go through 4 staged selection process. Skill test will be an additional skill required for these two posts mentioned here.

  • Phase I
  • Phase II
  • Skill test (Qualifying in nature)
  • Document Verification

FCI Exam Pattern

The online tests for FCI Recruitment will comprise Phase I & Phase II exams. Phase I exam will be common for all the posts whereas the exam pattern for phase II exam will vary according to various posts. Below, we have mentioned the exam pattern for both Phase I & Phase II examination.

Phase I – FCI Recruitment 2019

S. No. Name of the Test No. Of Questions Max. Marks Duration (Minutes) Version
1 English Language 30 30 20 min English
2 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 min Bilingual
3 Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 min Bilingual
Total 100 100 60 min
  • Phase I exam will objective in nature (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • Each question will carry 1 mark.
  • Each wrong answer will have a negative marking of ¼ of the mark assigned to that particular question.
  • Marks obtained in phase I exam will not be included while making final merit ranking.

Phase II – FCI Recruitment 2019

Number of Papers in Phase-II Post Code Post Note
One Paper Exam Paper-I Only F AG-III (General)
I AG-III (Depot)
Paper-III Only E Typist (Hindi)
Paper-V Only C Steno Grade-II
Two Paper Exam Paper-I & Paper-II A Junior Engineer (Civil) Candidates applying for any ONE of the post code A, B, G and H will appear in Paper-I to be followed by Paper-II. ONLINE TEST for G {AG-III (Accounts) Paper – I & Paper – II shall be held in single sitting only
B Junior Engineer (Electrical, Mechanical)
G {AG-III (Accounts)
H {AG-III (Technical)}
Paper-III & Paper-IV D {AG II (Hindi)} Candidates applying for Post code D will appear in Paper-III to be followed by Paper-IV. ONLINE TEST for Paper – III & Paper-IV shall be held in single sitting only
Note: 1) Paper-I is common for post code A, B, F, G, H and I. 2) Paper-III is common for post code D and E.

Paper I – FCI Exam Pattern 2019

Paper I (Duration – 90 Minutes)

The Paper I examination will be Common to below-mentioned Post Codes;

Post Codes Posts
A Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering)
B Junior Engineer (Electrical, Mechanical Engineering)
F AG – III (General)
G AG – III (Accounts)
H AG – III (Technical)
I AG – III (Depot)

Subjects:- Reasoning/ General Intelligence, English Language, Computer Proficiency, General Awareness, Current Events, data Analysis/ Numerical Ability/ Data Interpretation.

Paper II – FCI Exam Pattern 2019

Paper II (Duration – 90 Minutes)

The Paper II examination will be Common to below-mentioned Post Codes;

Post Codes Posts
A Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering)
B Junior Engineer (Electrical, Mechanical Engineer)

Subjects:- Civil engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering (relevant stream)

Post Grade Post
G Assistant Grade III (Accounts)

Subjects:- Commerce Particularly General Accounting and Finance (Relevant stream)

Post Grade Post
H Assistant Grade III (Technical)

Subjects:- (Group A – Agriculture, Botany and Zoology) (Group B – Agriculture, Chemistry, and Physics)

Paper III (Duration – 90 Minutes for 120 Multiple Choice Questions)

Post Codes Posts
D Assistant Grade-II (Hindi)
E Typist (Hindi)

 Subjects:- General Hindi, General English, General awareness, General Intelligence and Computer Knowledge

Paper IV (Duration – 90 Minutes for 120 marks) This will be a subjective type test. Each question will carry 60 marks and the maximum marks for paper IV will be 120. Candidate must use be able to use following keyboard layouts;

  • Incipit
  • Remington (GAIL)

Paper V (Duration – 90 Minutes for 120 Multiple Choice questions)

Post Codes Post
C Stenographer Grade II

Subjects:- General English, General Awareness, General Intelligence and Computer knowledge (with specific reference to MS Word and Internet) Skill Test For Typist (Hindi) (Post Code – E)

  • Skill Test for Typist in Hindi post will be qualifying in nature.
  • The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of Paper III

For Stenographer (Grade II) (Post Code – C)

  • Skill Test in typing and shorthand will be qualifying in nature.
  • The language for the skill test; (Typing and shorthand) will be in English.
  • The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of paper V subject to qualifying the Skill Test.

Document Verification – FCI Recruitment 2019

  • Applicants who will clear both online test and Skill test will be called for Document Verification stage as the next stage of the selection process.
  • The total number who will be called for Document Verification will roughly be three times the number of advertised Vacancies.

FCI Syllabus for Multiple Posts

The Syllabus for FCI Recruitment exam for Phase I & Phase II are mentioned below. We have segregated and prepared post-wise Syllabus for Food Corporation of India Recruitment preparation;

Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering) (Post Code A):

Building Materials:

Physical and Chemical properties building stones, cement (Portland), Asbestos products, Timber and Wood-based Products, laminates, bituminous materials, paints, varnishes etc.

Surveying:

Principles of surveying, plane table surveying, theodolite, levelling and contouring, curvature, permanent adjustment of dumpy level, methods of contouring, tachometric survey etc.

Soil Mechanics:

void ratio, porosity, saturation, water content, the specific gravity of soil grains and unit weights, grain size, Atterberg’s limits, soil classification, plasticity chart, permeability, consolidation of soils. Lab tests, moisture content, bearing capacity of soils, plate load test, standard penetration test etc. Estimating, Costing and Valuation: Estimate, analysis of rates, earthwork, Brick, RCC work shuttering, Painting, Flooring, Plastering flexible pavements, Tube well, isolates and combined footings, Steel Truss, Piles etc.

Transportation Engineering:

Types of pavements, pavement materials – aggregates and bitumen, Design of flexible and rigid pavements, bituminous construction, rigid pavement joint, pavement maintenance, Railway Engineering.

Environmental Engineering:

Quality of water, purification, distribution, sanitation, sewerage and sewage treatments.

Structural Engineering:

Theory of structures, bending moment and shear force diagrams retaining walls, eccentric loads, slope deflection, critical load, and columns, torsion etc.

Concrete Technology:

Latest technology and uses of concrete, water-cement ratio, workability, mix design, placement, compaction, finishing and curing of concrete, quality control of concrete, repair, and maintenance of concrete structure etc.

RCC Designs:

RCC flexural strength, shear strength, bond strength, the design of single reinforced beams, retaining walls, water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State method and Working Stress method).

Steel Design:

Steel design and construction of steel columns, beams, roof trusses, plate girders.

Construction Management: 

Construction scheduling Bar Chart, CPM and PERT etc.

Junior Engineer (Electrical Mechanical Engineering) (Post Code B):

Basic concepts, Concepts of current, voltage, power, energy and their units, Circuit law, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and measuring instruments, Electrical Machines, Synchronous Machines, Generation, Transmission, and Distribution of power in different power stations, Estimation and costing, Utilization of Electrical Energy, Basic Electronics, Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Thermal Engineering, Air standard Cycles for IC engines, Rankine cycle of steam, Air Compressors & their cycles, Boilers Refrigeration cycles, Production Engineering.

Assistant Grade – III (Accounts) (Post Code G):

Basic Accounting concept including preparation of books of accounts. Taxation including Income Tax and Goods and Services Tax.

Auditing:

(a) Auditing concepts and methods, (b) Internal & External audit of companies.

Commercial Laws:

(Basic Knowledge) (a) Basics of Contract Act, (b) Basics of Company Act, (c) Basics of Sales of Goods Act, (d) Negotiable Instrument Act

Basic of Computers:

(a) Operating System, (b) Browsers, (c) Email, (d) Memory (Internal, External, portable), (e) Chats, (f) Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), (g) Networks

Assistant Grade-III (Technical) (Post Code H)

Agriculture:

Statics of Indian Agriculture (Cereals & Pulses), Elementary entomology, Plant Protection, Agricultural Economics.

Botany:

Cell Biology: Tissue, Organ & Organ System, Genetics, Plant Classification, Diversity, Ecology, Life Process: Photosynthesis, Respiration, Circulation, Movement etc, Basics of Biochemistry.

Zoology:

Animal Cell & Tissue, Organ System, Heredity & Variation, Animal Classification, Micro Organism, Insects & Rodents.

Chemistry:

Chemical bonding, Organic Chemistry: Basics of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, aldehydes and acids, Inorganic Chemistry, Chemistry in daily life.

Physics:

Measurements, Basic Physics, Light, Electricity.

The above syllabus for Agriculture, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, and Physics are grouped into the following two categories:

GROUP A- Agriculture, Botany, and Zoology.

GROUP B- Agriculture, Chemistry, and Physics.

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