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  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 24-01-2023
  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 24-01-2023

About FCI Manager Phase 2 Exam 2022

About Exam

Every year, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) organises the FCI online exam to recruit the best candidates for the Manager posts in various fields such as General, Depot, Movement, Account, Technical Engineer Civil, Electrical & Mechanical Engineer and in different zones. It is one of the largest PSUs working to ensure food security in India. The FCI Manager Phase 2 Notification 2022 was released on August 24, 2022.

Eligible and interested candidates could apply for the Manager Phase 2 exam from August 27, 2022, to September 26, 2022, from the official website fci.gov.in. The candidates will be selected based on the total marks obtained in the exam and interview, respectively. Read on to learn more about the FCI Manager Phase 2 2022 exam.

FCI Manager Phase 2 2022: Exam Summary

Look at the overview of the FCI Manager 2022 exam from the table below:

Exam Particulars Exam Details
Name of Organisation Food Corporation of India (FCI)
Post Name FCI Manager (Grade 2)
Category Government Jobs
Total Vacancies 113
Application Mode Online
Mode of Exam Online
Official Website fci.gov.in

FCI Manager Phase 2 Latest Update 2022


Check all the latest updates on the FCI Manager exam below:

  • September 26, 2022: The FCI Manager 2022 registration link closed.
  • August 27, 2022: The FCI Manager Apply Online 2022 link was activated for the Phase 2 exam.
  • August 24, 2022: The FCI Manager 2022 official notification PDF was released on its official website.

FCI Manager Phase 2 Notification 2022

Exam Pattern

The FCI Manager notification 2022-23 was released to hire applicants for managerial positions within various FCI departments on August 24, 2022. The notification was released to fill 113 Category 2 job openings across five different zones: North Zone, East Zone, South Zone, West Zone and North East Zone. Candidates can check all the details from the link mentioned below:

Get complete details on FCI Recruitment 2022 notification here.

FCI Manager Phase 2 Important Dates 2022

Exam Syllabus

The table below lists important dates for the FCI Manager 2022 Phase 2 exam:

Events FCI Category 2 Dates
FCI Manager Notification Release Date 2022 August 24, 2022
FCI Manager Online Application Start Date 2022 August 27, 2022
Last Date to Apply for the FCI Manager Exam 2022 September 26, 2022
FCI Manager Admit Card Release Date 2022 10 days before exam date
FCI Manager Phase- 2 Exam Date 2022 Yet to be announced

FCI Manager Phase 2 Vacancy 2022

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Along with its official notification, FCI has also declared the FCI Manager 2022 vacancies. There are 113 open positions for FCI Manager Recruitment in total. The distribution of vacancies based on the category is as follows:

Posts North Zone South Zone West Zone East Zone North East Zone
Manager (General) 1 5 3 1 9
Manager (Depot) 4 2 6 2 1
Manager (Movement) 5 1
Manager (Accounts) 14 2 5 10 4
Manager (Technical) 9 4 6 7 2
Manager (Civil Engineer) 3 2 1
Manager (Electrical
Mechanical Engineer)
Manager (Hindi) 1 1 1
Total 38 16 20 21 18

FCI Manager Salary & Job Profile 2022

Before appearing for the FCI Manager 2022 exam, candidates should be aware of the job profile and salary of all the posts. Get the details from the section below:

FCI Manager Salary

Candidates chosen for the position of FCI Manager receive a competitive salary package from Food Corporation of India. The managers will receive the starting basic pay of Rs. 40,000 per month as Officers in Category 2 (for a training period of six months). However, the basic salary of an FCI Manager ranges between 40,000 and 1,40000. They will also be qualified for Dearness Allowance, House Keep Up Allowance, House Rent Allowance, and Grade Allowance.

Get complete details on FCI Salary Structure & In-hand Salary here.

FCI Manager Job Profile 

After the probationary period, the following will be the roles and responsibilities of the selected candidates:

  • They are responsible for the work schedule of the jobs between the subordinates and the submission of reports.
  • They need to submit the files to their seniors with rule position, scrutiny of data, facts and many more. 
  • Head Office Executives and Regional Employees need to work office jobs only.

FCI Manager Phase 2 Eligibility Criteria 2022

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To appear for the FCI Manager Phase 2 exam 2022, candidates have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

FCI Manager Nationality

Candidates should fulfil the following nationality requirements while applying for the FCI Manager Grade 2 position:

  • They must be a citizen of India.
  • He or she is a refugee from Tibet who arrived in India prior to January 1, 1962.
  • A person of Indian origin who moved to India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Kenya, Uganda, and the United Republic of Tanzania to establish themselves permanently.
  • Candidates must state whether they are representatives of any of the minority groups that the government has recognised, including Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, and Zoroastrians.

FCI Manager Age Limit

The Food Corporation of India has also set an age limit as a requirement for applicants for the FCI Manager position. Check out the minimum and maximum age requirements as on August 01, 2022, from the below table:

Category Minimum Age Limit Maximum Age Limit
Manager 18 years 28 years
Manager (Hindi) 18 years 35 years

FCI Manager Age Relaxation

The following is a list of age relaxations for several types of categories:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Departmental (FCI) Employee Up to 50 years
PWD- General 10 years
PWD- SC / ST 15 years
PWD- OBC 13 years

FCI Manager Educational Qualification

The educational qualification for the FCI Manager position is different from various posts. The post name and qualifications for each position are listed in the table below:

Post Education Qualification
Manager (General) The candidates must be a Graduate degree or equivalent from a recognised University with a minimum
of 60% marks or CA/ICWA/CS
Manager (Depot) The candidates must be a Graduate degree or equivalent from a recognised University with minimum
60% marks or CA/ICWA/CS
Manager (Movement) The candidates must be a Graduate degree or equivalent from a recognised University with minimum
60% marks or CA/ICWA/CS
Manager (Accounts) Associate Membership of
a) The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India; or
b) The Institute of Cost Accountants of India; or
c) The Institute of Company Secretaries of India
B.Com from a recognised University
Post Graduate Full-time MBA (Fin) Degree / Diploma of minimum 2 years recognised by UGC/AICTE.
Manager (Technical) B.Sc. in Agriculture from a recognised University.
B.Tech degree or B.E degree in Food Science from a recognised University/institution approved by the AICTE.
Manager (Civil Engineer) Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised University or equivalent.
Manager (Electrical Mechanical Engineer) Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University or equivalent.
Manager (Hindi) Master’s Degree from a recognised University or equivalent in Hindi with English as a subject at the Degree level.
5 years experience in terminological work in Hindi and/or translation work from English to Hindi or vice-versa preferably of technical or scientific literature.

FCI Manager Number of Attempts

Candidates can appear for the FCI Manager Phase 2 examination as long as they meet the prescribed age limit and fulfil all eligibility conditions prescribed by FCI.

FCI Manager Phase 2 Application Form 2022

Exam counselling

The FCI Manager Recruitment 2022 online registration process is now complete, and the link remained active till September 26, 2022. Eligible applicants submitted an online application on fci.gov.in. 

FCI Manager Apply Online 2022 Link (Inactive)

Steps to Apply for FCI Manager Phase 2 Exam 2022 

Follow the steps below to apply online for the FCI Manager 2022 exam:

  • Visit the official website of FCI and click on the Apply Online link if it’s available or activated.
  • Choose a new registration option and fill in all the required information.
  • Provide the correct information, such as a valid email address and working mobile number.
  • The registration details will be sent to the candidate’s registered email or mobile.
  • Fill in the details carefully and submit the application form.
  • The name of the candidates, date of birth, and parents’ details should be mentioned in the certificate or mark sheets.
  • Check the details and save the application by clicking on the validate button.
  • Take a preview look and make sure that he/she has uploaded the required documents also.
  • The candidates can log in anytime to check their application status.
  • Make the payment and submit the application.

FCI Manager 2022 Application Fee 

The FCI Manager application fees differ for different categories. Check the below table for the application fee structure for different categories:

Category Fee
UR / OBC / EWS Rs. 800/-
SC / ST / PWD / Female Nil

FCI Manager Phase 2 Exam Centre 2022

Exam talks

Candidates can check the list of the exam centres for FCI Manager Phase 2 exam from the below table:

State Cities
Andhra Pradesh Amravati, Vijayawada
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Patna
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Delhi Delhi-NCR
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Haryana Panchkula
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Maharashtra Mumbai
Meghalaya Shilong
Nagaland Dimapur
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Punjab Chandigarh
Rajasthan Jaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Telangana Hyderabad
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
Uttarakhand Dehradun
West Bengal Kolkata

FCI Manager Phase 2 Exam Pattern 2022

About Exam

Applicants must go through the FCI Manager Recruitment Process 2022 before moving to the detailed Phase 2 exam pattern.

FCI Manager Selection Process

To be shortlisted for the open positions, candidates must pass each stage of the FCI recruitment 2022 selection process. The selection process for FCI Manager posts consists of the following stages:

Posts Selection Process
For Manager (General/ Depot/ Movement/ Accounts/ Technical/ Civil Engineering/ Electrical Mechanical Engineering) Online Computer Based Test, Interview, Training
For Manager (Hindi) Online Computer Based Test & Interview

FCI Manager Phase 2 Exam Pattern

There will be no negative marking in Phase 2 of the FCI Manager Exam. Check out the detailed exam pattern given below:

Paper 1 – (Duration – 90 minutes) (120 Marks) 

There will be 120 questions belonging to the following topics – 

General Aptitude consists of Data Analysis, Computer Awareness, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Current affairs for the Manager (Depot/General/Accounts/Movement/Technical/Electrical and Mechanical Engineering/Civil Engineering.

Paper 2 – (Duration – 60 Minutes) (120 Marks)

  • There will be 60 multiple choice questions on Finance and Accounting for candidates applying for Accounts Manager, or
  • 60 Multiple Choice Questions on Food Science and Technology, Agriculture, Bio-Technology and Engineering Technology for candidates applying for Technical Manager.
  • There will be 60 Multiple Choice Questions on Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Civil Engineering. It will be applicable for those candidates who are applying for Manager under Electrical and Civil Engineering.

Get complete details on FCI Phase 2 Exam Pattern 2022 here.

FCI Manager Phase 2 Syllabus 2022

Eligibility Criteria

Check out the detailed FCI Manager Syllabus for Phase 2 exam 2022 below:

I. FCI Manager Syllabus (Accounts) (Post Code-D) 

This post has categories for specialised persons from Accounting, Finance, Taxes, Auditing and who has basic knowledge of Computers.

Financial Management: Budgeting and Budgetary control, Analysis of Financial statements, Capital budgeting and Ratio analysis and Working capital management.

Taxation: TDS, Advance Tax, Income Tax Including the Filing of Return, Goods and Services Tax.

Auditing: Internal and External Audit of the companies, Auditing concepts and methods.

Commercial Laws: Sales of Goods Act, Contract Act, Negotiable Instruments Act, RTI Act, Consumer Protection act.

Basics of Computers: Browsers, Email, Memory (External, Internal and Portable), Chats, Office (Powerpoint, Word, Excel), Operating Systems, Networks.

II. FCI Manager Syllabus (Technical) (Post Code-E) 

This post has categories for specialised persons from Agriculture, Biotechnology, Entomology, and Chemistry field.

Agriculture: Statistics of Indian Agriculture (Cereals and Pulses), Basic Principles of Crop, Crop Protection, Introductory Genetics, Basic Plant Pathology, Nutrition (Animal and Plant), Food and Agriculture Microbiology, Basic Principles of preservations of Foodgrains, Postharvest care of cereals and pulses. Agriculture Extension, Respiration and Photosynthesis.

Biotechnology: Microbes, Genetic Engineering, Beneficial and Harmful, Economic Biotechnology, Biotechnological Principles, Pathogens and Control, Latest trends.

Entomology: Economic Entomology, Basic Entomology, Integrated Pest Management, Beneficial and Harmful Insects, Vertebrate Pests, Storage Grain Insect Pests, Classification of Insecticides, and Their Mode of Action.

Chemistry: Structure of Atoms, Physical Chemistry, Radioactivity, Chemical Bonding, Inorganic Chemistry, Basics of Alkenes, Alkynes, Periodic Table, Non-Metals, Alcohols, Aldehydes, Biochemistry Like Proteins, Fat and Carbohydrates, Acids, etc.

Food: PFA Act, 1964, Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006/Food Safety and Standards Regulations 2011 and Right to Information Act, 2005.

III. FCI Manager Syllabus (Civil Engineering) (Post Code-F)

This post has categories for specialised persons from Engineering, construction, building, Surveying, Soil Engineering, and Design.

Engineering Materials & Construction Technology: Selection of a site for the construction, Engineering Materials & Construction Technology, Planning and orientation of buildings, acoustics, Ventilation and air conditioning, Building and highway materials, Stones, Bricks timber, Lime, Cement Mortar, Plain and reinforced Cement Concrete, Bitumen, Asphalt.

Building Materials: Stone, Lime, Glass, Plastics, Steel, FRP, Ceramics, Aluminium, Fly Ash, Basic Admixtures, Timber, Bricks and Aggregates Classification, properties and selection criteria, Cement, etc.

Construction Practice, Planning and Management: Construction Planning, Equipment, site investigation, Tendering Process and Contract Management, Quality Control, Productivity, Operation Cost, Land acquisition and Labor safety and welfare. 

Surveying: Leveling, temporary and permanent adjustments of levels and Theodolite, Use of theodolite, Tachometry, Trigonometrically and Triangulation survey, Contours and contouring and Computations of areas and volumes.

Soil/Geotechnical Engineering: Classification of soil, Field identification tests, Water content, specific gravity, voids ratio, porosity, Soil permeability and its determination in the laboratory and field, Darcy’s law, Flow nets its Characteristics, Local and general shear failures, Plate load test.

Highway and bridges: Classification of road land width, Flexible pavements, WBM courses, Prime and tack coats, Asphaltic concrete, etc.

Structural Analysis: Strength of materials, Bending moments and shear force, Suspended Cables, Concepts and use of Computer-Aided Design. 

Design of steel structures: Principles of working stress methods, Design of tension and compression members, Design of beams and beam-column connections, Principles of Ultimate load design, etc.

Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures: Principles of working stress methods, Design of tension and compression members, Design of beams and beam-column connections, Principles of Ultimate load design, etc.

Estimating, Costing and Valuation: Brick, RCC work shuttering, Painting, Flooring, Plastering flexible pavements, Valuation, etc.

IV. FCI Manager Syllabus (Electrical Mechanical Engineering) (Post Code-G)

  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning
  • Theory of Machines, Machine Design
  • Strength of Materials, Engineering Materials
  • Production Engineering, Industrial Engineering
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Material handling
  • Electrical Circuits, Network theorems, EM Theory
  • Strength of Materials, Engineering Materials
  • Electrostatics, Material Science (Electric Materials), Electrical Measurements,
  • Elements of Computation Power Apparatus and Systems (Power System: Power generation; Thermal, Hydro, Nuclear & Solar power production and Transmissions)
  • Electromechanics, Control Systems, Electronics and Communications, Estimation and costing, etc.

V. FCI Manager Syllabus (Hindi) (Post Code-H)

General Hindi, General English, General Awareness, General Intelligence, Computer Awareness, Management and FCI Manager Phase 2 Current Affairs.

Get complete details on the FCI Manager Syllabus 2022 here.

FCI Manager Phase 2 Preparation Tips

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Candidates should follow valuable tips during the FCI Manager Phase 2 exam preparation. Some of the tips that the experts suggest are given below:

1. Understand the Concepts and Fundamentals of the Syllabus 

  • Go through the entire topics mentioned in the FCI Manager Phase 2 Syllabus.
  • Make short notes of difficult concepts.
  • Takedown the notes in such a way that you can quickly revise again and again before the Phase 2 exam.

2. Start Early Exam Preparation

  • Analyse the time, the number of days left for the exam or the routine required to complete the syllabus for Phase 2.
  • Make a list of the essential topics that can easily be covered and asked in the exam.
  • Try to follow the exam strategy and avoid any kind of distraction

3. Refer to the Best Study Material

  • Find a reliable and trustworthy source for the study.
  • Read books suggested by toppers or experts. Make sure it explains all the topics in a detailed manner.

4. Flashcard Concept

  • Make sticky notes and paste them on the study table or wall so that you can read them anytime.
  • Note down the important points, formulae and concepts and paste them in front of the study table.

5. Frequent Revision

  • Revision, revision and more revision. Revision is the key to success.
  • Try to spend at least 2 hours on revision.
  • This will help you to understand the concepts thoroughly. Try to stick to the routine and not change the study material or references from different resources.

6. Solve Mock Tests or Previous Year’s Question Paper

  • Solve the FCI Manager Phase 2 previous years’ question paper more. It will make the students solve the paper in a given time interval and understand the question pattern..
  • Attempt FCI Manager Phase 2 Mock Test on Embibe for free. It will help the candidate to analyse their performance. It will also expose their weak areas in the subject or topic. 
  • Taking the mock test will boost their confidence and improve their accuracy.

FCI Manager Phase 2 Admit Card 2022

Exam Answer key

Food Corporation of India will release the FCI Manager Phase 2 Admit Card 2022 ten days prior to the exam date on its official website. The applicants will have to use their login credentials to download the Phase 2 Hall Ticket.

The admit card is one of the most important and mandatory documents for appearing in the FCI examination. Candidates will not be allowed to appear for the examination without the admit card. 

Know how to download the FCI Manager Admit Card 2022 here.

FCI Manager Phase 2 Answer Key 2022

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The answer key will be released right after the conduction of the FCI Manager exam. Candidates who will appear for the Phase 2 exam can check the answer key on the official website of FCI. The answer key helps them to analyse their answers and calculate the estimated scores.

Steps to Check FCI Manager Phase 2 Answer Key

Follow the below-mentioned steps to download the response key:

  • Visit the official website of FCI.
  • Find the valid link for the FCI Answer Key 2022 PDF link for the Phase 2 exam.
  • Click on the link and download the PDF to the computer system.
  • Calculate the estimated score and wait until the exam conducting authority releases the result.

FCI Manager Phase 2 Result 2022

Exam Result

Food Corporation of India will release the Phase 2 result on its official website. The candidates who appeared for the test can check their result once it is released. They will get shortlisted based on minimum qualifying marks. 

Steps to Check FCI Manager Phase 2 Result

Follow the below-mentioned steps to check the FCI Result 2022:

  • Check the official website of the FCI (Food Corporation of India).
  • Find the direct link to check the FCI Manager Phase 2 Result.
  • Click on that link and download the result PDF.
  • The candidates can also use the Ctrl+F key to check their roll number from the merit list.

FCI Manager Phase 2 Cutoff 2022

Freaquently Asked Questions

The Food Corporation of India will release the Phase 2 cutoff post the declaration of results on its official website. The cutoff depends on various factors such as the total number of applicants, FCI Manager exam pattern, the difficulty level of the exam paper, reservation given to the applicants etc. 

Candidates appearing for the FCI Manager Phase 2 exam must score more than the qualifying marks to appear for the next stage. To get an idea of the cutoff marks, they can refer to the previous year’s FCI Phase 2 Cutoff from the below table:

Category FCI Phase 2 Cutoff 2018
General 206.3
OBC 192.5
SC 172.3
ST 166.5
Ex. S 134

FAQs on FCI Manager Phase 2 Exam 2022

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Candidates might have many questions regarding the FCI Grade 2 Phase 2 Exam 2022. Here are a few commonly asked questions and answers:

Q: How can a student apply for FCI Manager Phase 2?

A: The candidates who want to apply for the FCI Manager Phase 2 exam should visit the official website of the Food Corporation of India. 

Q: What are the minimum age criteria to apply for the FCI Manager Exam?

A: The candidate must not be less than 18 years to apply for the FCI Manager post.

Q: Are there any limitations on the number of attempts in the FCI exam?

A: No, there are no such specific limitations to applying for the FCI Manager Exam. The candidates are advised to read the eligibility criteria carefully before applying for it.

Q: Can I get the FCI Manager Hall Ticket through offline mode?

A: No, you will not get the FCI Manager Admit Card by post or any other offline medium. You are advised to get the call letter as soon as it is released on the official website.

Q: When will the FCI Manager Phase 2 Cutoff 2022 be released?

A: FCI Manager Phase 2 Cutoff will be released right after the declaration of the result.

Q: How many vacancies are announced for FCI Grade 2 Exam 2022?

A: 113 Grade 2 openings have been announced to fill through FCI Grade 2 Recruitment 2022.

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