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  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 2-02-2023
  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 2-02-2023

About FCI Manager Phase 1 2023

About Exam

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) conducts recruitment for the post of Managers (Category 2) in various regions across the country. The FCI Manager selection process involves the Phase 1 exam, Phase 2 exam, and interviews. Candidates who cleared all the selection stages are selected as Management Trainees and will undergo training for six months.

After successful completion of training, Management Trainees will join FCI as Managers in the IDA pay scale of Rs. 40000 to Rs. 140000 per month. However, there is no training for candidates applied for the Manager (Hindi) post. They will directly join FCI as Managers. Scroll down to find out more about FCI Manager recruitment.

FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam Summary 2023

Before we head directly to the details, let us have an overview of FCI Manager recruitment from the table provided below:

Particulars Details
Exam Name FCI Manager (Category 2)
Conducting Body Food Corporation of India (FCI)
Name of Post Manager
Exam Level National Level
Mode of Exam Online
Application Mode Online
Exam Frequency Once a Year
Vacancies To Be Announced
Selection Process Phase 1, Phase 2, and Interview
Job Location PAN India
Official Website recruitmentfci.in & fci.gov.in

FCI Manager Phase 1 Latest Updates 2023


Aspirant can find all the latest news and updates related to the FCI Manager 2023 recruitment below:

FCI Manager Phase 1 Notification 2023

Exam Pattern

The Food Corporation of India will soon publish the official notification for FCI Manager 2023 recruitment. The official notification includes all recruitment-related details such as schedule, registration procedure, exam pattern, syllabus, and other important information. Candidates can download the last year’s FCI Manager notification from the direct link provided below:

FCI Manager Phase 1 Important Dates 2023

Exam Syllabus

Candidates can check out the important dates related to FCI Manager 2023 from the table below:

Events Dates
FCI Manager Notification Release Date To Be Announced
Commencement of Online Registration To Be Announced
Last Date to Apply Online To Be Announced
Admit Card Release Date To Be Announced
FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam Date To Be Announced
FCI Manager Phase 1 Result Date To Be Announced

FCI Manager Phase 1 Vacancy 2023

Study Plan to Maximise Score

The officials is yet to announce vacancies for FCI Manager recruitment 2023. In the mean time, aspirants can check zone-wise vacancy details for the year 2022 below:

FCI Manager Vacancies for North Zone

Check vacancies for North Zone below:

Manager (General) 0 0 1 0 0 1
1 1 2 0 0 4
0 0 0 1 4 5
Manager (Accounts) 0 4 2 2 6 14
Manager (Technical) 2 4 0 1 2 9
Manager (Civil
0 0 1 1 1 3
Manager (Electrical Mechanical
0 0 0 0 1 1
Manager (Hindi) 0 0 0 0 1 1
Total 3 9 6 5 15 38

FCI Manager Vacancies for South Zone

Find vacancies for South Zone below:

Manager (General) 0 0 2 1 2 5
1 0 1 0 0 2
Manager (Accounts) 1 1 0 0 0 2
Manager (Technical) 1 0 1 0 2 4
Manager (Civil
0 0 0 0 2 2
Manager (Hindi) 0 0 0 0 1 1
Total 3 1 4 1 7 16

FCI Manager Vacancies for West Zone

Find vacancies for West Zone below:

Manager (General) 1 0 0 0 2 3
0 0 1 1 4 6
Manager (Accounts) 0 2 2 1 0 5
Manager (Technical) 1 3 0 0 2 6
Total 2 5 3 2 8 20

FCI Manager Vacancies for East Zone

Find vacancies for East Zone below:

Manager (General) 1 0 0 0 1 2
0 0 1 0 1 2
0 1 0 0 0 1
Manager (Accounts) 3 3 3 1 0 10
Manager (Technical) 1 1 1 1 3 7
Total 5 5 6 2 4 21

FCI Manager Vacancies for North-East Zone

Find vacancies for North-East Zone below:

Manager (General) 1 0 3 1 4 9
0 0 0 0 1 1
Manager (Accounts) 1 0 2 0 1 4
Manager (Technical) 0 0 0 0 2 2
Manager (Civil
0 0 0 0 1 1
Manager (Hindi) 0 0 0 0 1 1
Total 2 0 5 1 10 18

FCI Manager Phase 1 Salary & Job Profile

Previous Year Analysis

The roles and responsibilities of an FCI Manager are listed below:

  • In various cadres, an FCI Manager serves as a front-line manager. As a result, they must familiarise themselves with the job contents, manual provisions, procedures, FCI/Government of India policy, and the frequency of prescribed returns/reports to be received from field offices or submitted to higher authorities about his assigned work in offices or depots.
  • They would assign work to their subordinates and guide and mentor to ensure effective coordination at work. They would also regularly check registers and records and be aware of the micro-level details of the task he manages.
  • In the overall interest of FCI, they must submit files to superiors with rigorous analysis of data, rule position, precedents, facts, and the application of his thoughts for alternatives, among other things, to assist his superiors in making decisions.
  • They would operate as a statistician and as a monitor, ensuring that the field issues. For example, an Assistant Manager (Legal) would keep track of legal matters, analyse their nature, and make efforts to withdraw cases for out-of-court settlements, file applications to expedite cases, and so on.

FCI Manager Salary Structure

The following is a list of FCI salaries for various positions:

Post Code Post Name Amount
A Manager (General) Rs. 40,000/- to Rs. 1,40,000/-
B Manager (Depot) Rs. 40,000/- to Rs. 1,40,000/-
C Manager (Movement) Rs. 40,000/- to Rs. 1,40,000/-
D Manager (Accounts) Rs. 40,000/- to Rs. 1,40,000/-
E Manager (Technical) Rs. 40,000/- to Rs. 1,40,000/-
F Manager (Civil Engineering) Rs. 40,000/- to Rs. 1,40,000/-
G Manager (Electrical Mechanical Engineering) Rs. 40,000/- to Rs. 1,40,000/-
H Manager (Hindi) Rs. 40,000/- to Rs. 1,40,000/-

FCI Manager Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to fulfill some criteria to be eligible for the FCI Manager post. FCI sets the eligibility criteria for the recruitment exam. Candidates must ensure their eligibility before applying for the post. If the candidate is found to be ineligible at any point in the screening process, they will be disqualified. The eligibility requirements for FCI Manager are listed below:

FCI Manager Nationality

Candidates applying for FCI Manager should be:

  • Citizens of India, or
  • Subjects of Nepal, or
  • Subjects of Bhutan, or
  • Tibetan refugees who came over to India before January 01, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda and United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia and Vietnamwith the intention of permanently settling in India.

Candidate belonging to conditions 2 to 5 mentioned above must have an eligibility certificate from the Government of India.

FCI Manager Age Criteria

Aspirants can check the age requirements for FCI Manager post below:

  • The lower age limit for candidates is 18 years.
  • The upper age limit for a Hindi Manager is 35 years.
  • For all the other posts of Managers, the maximum age limit is 28 years.
  • Reserved category candidates are eligible for relaxations on the upper age limit as per the following:
Category Upper Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC/ ST 5 years
Departmental (FCI) employees Up to 50 years
PWD-General 10 years
PWD-OBC 13 years
PWD-SC / ST 15 years

FCI Manager Education Qualification

To apply for the FCI Manager post, a candidate must meet the following educational eligibility criteria:

Post Qualification
Manager (General) Graduation Degree
Manager (Depot) Graduation Degree
Manager (Movement) Graduation Degree
Manager (Accounts) B.Com and MBA in Finance/Two-year Diploma
Manager (Technical) B.Sc in Agriculture Or B.Tech/B.E. Degree
Manager (Civil Engineering) Civil Engineering Degree
Manager (Electrical Mechanical Engineering) Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Degree
Manager (Hindi) Masters Degree with Hindi and English as Subjects

FCI Manager Application Form 2023

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to apply for the FCI Manager:

    • 1st Step: Go to the Official Website of FCI
    • 2nd Step: Click on the option “Apply Online”.
    • 3rd Step: To register an application, select the “Click here for New Registration” tab and enter name, contact details, and email-Id. 
    • 4th Step: Provisional registration number and password will be generated. 
    • 5th Step: Make sure note down the Provisional Registration Number and Password.
    • 6th Step: Click the final “Submit” button.
    • 7th Step: Save your FCI Manager application by clicking the “Validate Your Details” and “Save & Next” buttons.
    • 8th Step: Upload scanned photos, signatures, and other documents as per the specifications. 
  • 9th Step: Save and submit the application form for further reference. 

FCI Manager Application Fee

Candidates need to pay the application fee online to successfully subit their applications. The FCI Manager application fee for different categories are as follows:

Category Application Fee
SC/ ST/ PwBD and Women Candidates Nil
Other Candidates Rs. 800/-

FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam Centres 2023

Topper List Success Stories

The state-wise list of examination centres is listed below:

State/ UT Exam Centres (Cities)
Andhra Pradesh Nellore, Vijayawada, Kakinada, Kurnool, Tirupati, Vizianagaram, Vishakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Eluru
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
Bihar Bhagalpur, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Arrah
Chandigarh Chandigarh-Mohal
Chhattisgarh Bilaspur, Raipur, Bhilai Nagar
Delhi Delhi/Ncr, Delhi & New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Noida & Greater Noida, Faridabad, Gurugram
Goa Panaji, Madgaon & Mapusa
Gujarat Ahmedabad-Gandhi Nagar, Rajkot, Surat, Mehsana, Vadodara
Haryana Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram
Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur, Hamirpur
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Samba
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Ranchi, Bokaro Steel City, Hazaribagh
Karnataka Bengaluru, Belgaum, Gulbarga, Hubli-Dharwad, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga
Kerala Kochi, Kannur, Trichur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain
Maharashtra Aurangabad (Maharasthra), Kolhapur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai/MMR Region, Nagpur, Amravati, Nanded, Pune
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
Odisha Bhubaneswar, Berhampur (Ganjam), Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Mohali, Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore
Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Warangal
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Moradabad, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi, Noida/Greater Noida
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee
West Bengal Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hoogly, Siliguri

FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam Pattern 2023

Exam counselling

The FCI officials precribes the exam pattern for applicants. Aspirants can use the exam pattern to get an idea of the marking scheme, types of questions, number of questions, duration, and maximum marks. The FCI Manager Phase 1 exam pattern is listed below:

Subjects Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration Language
English Language 25 25 Marks 15 Minutes English
Reasoning Ability 25 25 Marks 15 Minutes Bilingual
Numerical Aptitude 25 25 Marks 15 Minutes Bilingual
General Studies
(Current Affairs: 5 Questions)
25 25 Marks 15 Minutes Bilingual
Total 100 100 Marks 60 Minutes

Important Points:

  • The FCI Manager Phase 1 exam consists of 100 objective-type (multiple-choice questions).
  • Each question carry one mark.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.
  • The duration of the exam is 1 hour or 60 minutes.

FCI Manager Phase 1 Syllabus

Exam talks

Aspirants can check the FCI syllabus for each subject from the table below:

Subject Syllabus
English Language Reading Comprehension, Synonyms, Antonyms, Para Jumbles, Fill in the Blanks in Sentences, Sentence Correction, Cloze Test, Spotting Errors, Phrases & Idioms etc.
Reasoning Ability Coding and Decoding, Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Classification, Conclusions and Decision Making, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions, Venn Diagram, Mathematical Operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Similarities and Differences, Analytical Reasoning, etc.
Numerical Aptitude Numbers and Ages, Indices and Surds, Pipes and Cisterns, Simplification and Approximation, Averages, HCF and LCM, Time and Distance, Problems on Trains, Boats and Streams, Data Interpretation, Number Systems, Coding and Decoding, Ratio and Proportion, Areas. Probability, Time and Work, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Mixture and Alligation, and Percentages.

FCI Manager Phase 1 Preparation Tips 2023

About Exam

Every year, aspirants apply for the Food Corporation of India recruitment exam. Although there are fewer openings for this position, the competition is tough. Candidates must ensure that they are well-prepared for the FCI Manager exam. A few pointers to help applicants prepare for the FCI Manager exam are listed below:

  • Go through the syllabus and exam pattern thoroughly before beginning your preparation.
  • Manage a comprehensive study strategy and distribute equal time for preparing each section. 
  • Solve previous year’s question papers, practice papers, and mock tests to get a sense of the difficulty level of the exam.
  • Select the best books and assemble the study material. Take proper guidance and help if you need it to prepare for the exam.

FCI Manager Phase 1 Admit Card 2023

About Exam

The officials release the FCI Manager Phase 1 admit card for applicants via online mode. Candidates can download their hall tickets on the official website. Aspirants need to log in using their registration number and password/ date of birth to download the FCI admit card. Furthermore, they must carry the admit card to the exam centre. Any candidate who fails to bring the hall ticket will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

FCI Manager Phase 1 Result 2023

Eligibility Criteria

The Food Corporation of India announces the FCI Manager result online on the official website. Moreover, FCI publishes the result separately for various zones. Candidates can can check the result for their respective zones at recruitmentfci.in. They can follow the instructions below to download the result:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website, i.e., recruitmentfci.in.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the “Category II Recruitment” link.
  • 3rd Step: Click on zone buttons given at the end.
  • 4th Step: Again, click on the FCI Manager Phase 1 result link.
  • 5th Step: The result will be open in the PDF format.
  • 6th Step: Check and save the result for future reference.

FCI Manager Phase 1 Cut Off 2023

Admit Card

The exam conducting body publishes the cut off score on the official website along with the FCI Manager result. As FCI is yet to release the cut off for 2023, aspirants can refer to the table below to know the expected cut off marks:

Category Expected Cut Off
General 70 – 80
OBC 65 – 75
SC 55 – 65
ST 50 – 60
Ex-Service 50 – 60
OH 60 – 70
HH 40 – 50
VH 40 – 50

FAQs on FCI Manager Phase 1 2023

Exam Answer key

Let us take a look at some frequently asked questions related to the FCI Manager Phase I examination below:

Q: When will the notification be released for FCI Manager 2023?
Ans: The Food Corporation of India is yet to publish the FCI Manager notification 2023.

Q: How many vacancies have been announced for FCI Manager 2023?
Ans: The officials are yet to announce vacancies for FCI Manager 2023. However, FCI announced 113 vacancies in 2022.

Q: What is the maximum age limit for the FCI Manager applicants?
Ans: To apply for the post, the maximum age for candidates is 28 years.

Q: How many questions are asked in the FCI Manager Phase 1 exam?
Ans: The FCI Manager Phase 1 exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions.

Q: What are the subject in the FCI Manager Phase 1 exam?
Ans: The FCI Manager Phase 1 exam comprises four subjects, namely Reasoning Ability, Numerical Aptitude, General Studies, and English Language.

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