FCI Recruitment 2021: The Food Corporation of India (FCI) released application for recruitment of Assistant General Manager (General Administration, Technical, Accounts, Law) and Medical Officer via FCI Recruitment Notification 01/2021 on February 27. The last date to fill the application form was March 31, so the application process is closed now. The candidates who have filled the application form successfully will be able to download the FCI Admit Card soon. The exam is expected to be conducted in May/ June 2021 and admit card will be released on the official website 2 weeks prior to the exam.
The candidates will be able to download their admit card by using their login credentials once the admit card download link is activated. Candidates who are appearing for the exam must check the FCI exam pattern and syllabus order to start their preparation for the upcoming exam. We have provided below all the information about the FCI recruitment exam 2021 on this article. Read on ti find out about important dates, eligibility, application process, admit card, exam pattern result etc.
Food Corporation of India Recruitment 2021: Overview
Before getting into the FCI Recruitment 2021, let us have an overview of FCI exam 2021 in the table below mentioned below:
|Exam Name||Food Corporation of India|
|Commonly known as||FCI|
|Level of Exam||National Level|
|Mode of Exam||Online Mode|
|Eligibility||Graduation in the relevant discipline|
FCI Recruitment 2021 Dates
Let us look at the important dates on FCI 2021 exam mentioned below:
|Release of FCI recruitment notification||February 27, 2021|
|Commencement of online application process||March 1, 2021|
|Last date to fill the application form||March 31, 2021|
|Release of admit cards||10 days prior to the examination|
|FCI exam date||May or June 2021 (Tentative)|
|Declaration of FCI Result||To be Notified Later|
|FCI Admit Card||FCI Salary|
|FCI Exam Pattern||FCI Syllabus|
FCI Recruitment 2021: Vacancies
The authorities at FCI have issued a recruitment notification to fill 89 vacancies under difference posts. The table below mentions the post wise vacancies to be filled via the FCI recruitment process
|Assistant General Manager(General Administration)||30|
|Assistant General Manager(Technical)||27|
|Assistant General Manager(Accounts)||22|
|Assistant General Manager(Law)||8|
FCI Recruitment 2021: Salary
The authorities will offer different salary packages for all the posts under the FCI recruitment exam 2021. Check out the table below to get the details about the post-wise salary package under FCI recruitment exam 2021:
- Assistant Grade-II (Hindi): Rs. 9900 to Rs. 25530
- Assistant Grade – III (Accounts): Rs. 9300 – Rs. 22940
- Assistant Grade – III (Depot): Rs. 9300 – Rs. 22940
- Assistant Grade – III (General): Rs. 9300 – Rs. 22940
- Assistant Grade – III (Technical): Rs. 9300 – Rs. 22940
- Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering): Rs. 11100 – Rs. 29950
- Junior Engineer (Electrical Engineering): Rs. 11100 – Rs. 29950
- Junior Engineer (Mechanical Engineering): Rs. 11100 – Rs. 29950
- Typist (Hindi): Rs. 9300 – Rs. 22940
FCI Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria
Before filing the application form, candidates must check out the eligibility criteria provided by the mentioned in the FCI notification. Check out below the eligibility criteria to apply for the post of FCI recruitment exam 2021.
|Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering)||A||Graduation with a minimum of 60% marks in Civil Engineering /Diploma in civil engineering with one year experience.|
|Junior Engineer (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)||B||Graduation with a minimum of 60% marks in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering /diploma in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering (For diploma holders a minimum of one year experience is required)|
|Grade II (Stenographer)||C||Graduation with a minimum of 60% marks in computer application and computer science, along with DOEACC certification with ‘O’ level and typing speed up to 40 words per minute, and shorthand writing speed of 80 words per minute.|
|AG-II (Hindi)||D||Graduation with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized University in India with the main subject as Hindi. The candidate must also have proficiency in English, along with one year of experience in translation from Hindi to English and vice-versa.|
|Typist (Hindi)||E||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized University in India. Candidate must be having a typing speed of 30 words per minute in Hindi. |
Any candidate knowing bilingual (Hindi and English) typing along with the computer language will be given preference in the selection process.
|AG – III (General)||F||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized University along with proficiency in computers.|
|AG – III (Accounts)||G||Graduation in commerce with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized University along with proficiency in computers.|
|AG – III (Technical)||H||Candidates must be graduate in science with a specialization in Bio-Technology/ Bio-Chemistry/ Botany/ Zoology/ BE in Food Science/ Microbiology/ Food Science and Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Food Science or B.Tech with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized institute or university approved by AICTE.|
|AG – III (Depot)||I||Candidates must be having a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks and proficiency in computers.|
Age Limit and Relaxation
To apply for the FCI recruitment exam candidates must fulfil the following age limit and relaxation criteria:
- The maximum age limit for the post of Assistant Grade is 27 years.
- The age limit for the post of stenographer and typist is 25 years.
- The maximum age limit for the post of Junior Engineer is 28 years.
- The maximum age limit for the post of Assistant Grade-II (Hindi) is 28 years.
- Candidates belonging to the SC /ST category will be provided relaxation up to 5 years of age.
- Candidates belonging to the Other Backward Classes will get the age relaxation up to 3 years of age.
FCI Recruitment 2021: Application Process
After checking the eligibility criteria candidates must have to fill the application form of FCI recruitment on the official portal. To fill the application form candidates have to follow the steps provided below:
Steps to fill the Application form
1st Step: Visit the official website of FCI
2nd Step: Select the recruitment section
3rd Step: You will be redirected to the FCI recruitment page
4th Step: Now click on the “FCI Recruitment applications’
5th Step: Read all the instructions and fill the application form with your personal, correspondence, and educational details.
6th Step: After filling the application form upload all the required documents like the passport size image, mark sheets, and certificates.
7th Step: Now submit the application fee for the FCI recruitment exam 2021 by using your Debit Card /Credit Card /Net Banking
Documents required while filling in the application form
Find below the list of documents required to fill the application form for FCI recruitment:
- Scanned signature of candidates
- Recent passport size photo of the candidate
- Print of left thumbprint of candidate
- A written declaration by the candidate specifying that all the documents are uploaded properly as per the given specifications provided in the notification.
FCI Recruitment 2021: Application Fee
The application fee of the FCI recruitment exam can be filled by using the Net banking /Credit Card /Mobile Wallets /UPI /Debit Card through the payment gateway on the official portal of FCI. Find below the application fee for different category candidates to apply for the FCI recruitment:
Application Fee of FCI Recruitment
|Candidate Category||Application Fee|
|General and Other Backward Classes||Rs. 1000|
|SC/ ST/ PwD/ Ex-Serviceman/ Women and Serving Defence Personnel||No fee (Exempted)|
FCI Recruitment 2021: Exam Pattern
The exam of FCI recruitment 2021 will be conducted in two phases as Phase 1 and 2. For the reference of candidates, we have provided the sections covered in the paper of the FCI recruitment exam. Check out below the FCI exam pattern recruitment exam 2021:
Exam Pattern of Phase – I
- Number of Subjects: Total of three
- Duration for Each Section: Total 20 minutes each section
- Total Duration: 60 minutes
- Maximum Marks: Total 100 Marks
- Subjects in Paper 1: Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language
Exam Pattern of Phase – II
Check out the exam pattern of FCI recruitment phase – II in the table provided below:
FCI Recruitment Phase – II Exam Pattern
|Posts||Number of Papers||Papers|
|AG – III (General)||One Paper Exam||Paper – I Only|
|AG – III (Depot)||One Paper Exam||Paper – I Only|
|Typist (Hindi)||One Paper Exam||Paper – III only|
|Steno Grade – II||One Paper Exam||Paper – V only|
|JE (Civil Engg)||Two Paper Exam||Paper – I and Paper – II|
|JE (Electrical/ Mechanical)||Two Paper Exam||Paper – I and Paper – II|
|AG-III (Accounts)||Two Paper Exam||Paper – I and Paper – II|
|AG-III (Technical)||Two Paper Exam||Paper – I and Paper – II|
|AG II (Hindi)||Two Paper Exam||Paper – III and IV|
- The questions covered in Paper 1, 3, and 5 carry 1 mark each.
- Paper 1, 3, and 5 will include a total of 120 Multiple Choice Questions.
- Paper 2 is post-specific and consists of 60 Multiple Choice Questions.
- Each question of paper 2 will carry 1 mark.
- Paper 4 will carry a total of 60 questions.
- Each question of paper 2 will carry 2 marks.
FCI Recruitment 2021: Syllabus
Check out the syllabus of FCI recruitment provided by the exam conducting body:
Syllabus Paper 1
|Reasoning||Visual Memory, Venn diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Space Visualization, Similarities, Shapes and Mirror, Semantic Analogy, Relationship Concepts, Problem Solving, Odd man out, Number series, Non-Verbal Test, Letter series, Figural Classification, Discrimination, Coding-Decoding, Clocks, Arithmetical Reasoning, Arithmetical Number Series, Analytical Reasoning, and Alphanumeric Series|
|Quantitative aptitude||Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple & Compound Interest, Ratios and Proportion, Profit and Loss, Problems on Trains, Problems on Ages, Pipes, and Cisterns, Percentages, Number System, Mixture and Alligation, H.C.F. and L.C.M, Discounts, Data Interpretation, Clocks and Calendars, Boats and Streams, Average|
|English Language||Transformation, Tense, Tag Questions, Synonyms and Antonyms, Suffix, Substitution, Spotting Errors, Spelling Test, Sentence Pattern, Sentence Improvement, Sentence Completion, Sentence Arrangement, Prepositions, Prefix, Plural Forms, Passage Completion, Para Completion, Odd Words, Noun, Joining Sentences, Idioms, and Phrases, Identify the Sentences, Identify the Errors, Homophones, Gerunds, Fill in the blanks, Error Correction (Underlined Part), Error Correction (Phrase in Bold), Articles, Adjectives, Active and Passive Voice|
Syllabus for Paper 2
The syllabus covered in Paper 2 of FCI recruitment exam 2021 will cover the topics as per the diploma and degree courses.
Post-wise Syllabus for Paper 2
|Post Code A: Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering)||Transportation Engineering, Surveying, Structural Engineering, Steel Design, Soil Mechanics, RCC Designs, Estimating, Costing, and Valuation, Environmental Engineering, Construction Management, Concrete Technology, Building Materials|
|Post Code B: Junior Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical Engineering)||Basic concepts, Concepts of current, voltage, power, energy and their units, Circuit law, 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, Thermal Engineering, Air standard Cycles for IC engines, Rankine cycle of steam, Air Compressors & their cycles, Boilers Refrigeration cycles, Production Engineering.|
|Post Code G: Assistant Grade-III (Accounts)||Basics of Accounting, and bookkeeping, Implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST) and Income Tax, Auditing methods and concepts, External and Internal Audit of Accounts, Basic concepts of Indian Contract Act, Indian Companies Act, 2013, Negotiable Instrument Act, Sales of Goods Act. Basic of Computer System as the Email, Operating System, Browser, Networks, Chats, Internal and External Memory, MS office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)|
|Post Code H: Assistant Grade – III (Technical)||Zoology, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Agriculture|
FCI Recruitment 2021: Admit card
The FCI Admit card will be issued on the official website 10 days prior to the exam date. To download the admit card, candidates should enter their login credential on the official website. Candidates can check the steps to download the FCI 2021 admit card online:
1st Step: Visit the official website of FCI
2nd Step: Now click on the notification of FCI hall ticket online
3rd Step: You will be redirected to the login page
4th Step: Enter your registered login details and proceed
5th Step: Your FCI recruitment exam hall ticket will be displayed on the screen
6th Step: Take out the print of the FCI recruitment admit card to carry at the exam center.
Note: All candidates have to carry two coloured passport size photos, one copy of the photo identity proof and an original photo ID proof along with the FCI admit card at the exam centre.
Detailed mentioned in FCI Admit Card
After downloading the hall ticket of the FCI 2021 recruitment exam from the official website candidates are advised to check the following details mentioned on the hall ticket.
- Candidate’s Name
- Roll Number of applicant
- General Instructions for the examination
- Examination Date and Time
- Exam Center Name
- Exam Address
- Candidates Passport size photograph
- Applicant’s category (General /OBC /SC /ST)
FCI Recruitment 2021: Result
The FCI result will be issued on the official portal after the culmination of the exam. To download the result, candidates need to enter their login credential on the official website. Candidates can check the steps to download the FCI recruitment 2021 result as mentioned below
1st Step: Visit the official website of the Food Corporation of India
2nd Step: Select the notification bar from the home page
3rd Step: Now click on the option of ‘Result of FCI recruitment 2021’
4th Step: You will be redirected to the result page
5th Step: Now enter your registered login ID and password in the given tabs
6th Step: Save and take out the print of FCI recruitment result 2021 for future reference
Details mentioned on the FCI recruitment result
After downloading the result of FCI from the official website, candidates must check out the important details mentioned on it. Here is the list of some important details mentioned on the FCI 2021 result:
- Candidate’s Name
- Candidate’s Date of Birth
- Candidates Roll Number
- Exam Center Name
- Marks Obtained by the candidate
- Name of exam
FCI Recruitment 2021: Cutoff
After the announcement of the FCI 2021 recruitment result, the exam conducting body will issue the cutoff score on the official website. To check expected cutoff score of FCI recruitment exam 2021, refer to the table provided below:
FCI Exam Expected Cutoff Score
|Scheduled Caste||55 – 65|
|Scheduled Tribe||50 – 60|
|Other Backward Class||65 – 75|
|General Category||70 – 80|
FCI Recruitment 2021: Selection Process
Candidates will be selected under the FCI 2021 recruitment exam 2021 as per the following phases:
Phase 1: A written exam will be conducted in this phase to check the basic knowledge of candidates.
Phase 2: In this phase, the specific tests are conducted as per the field opted by the candidates.
Phase 3: In this phase, candidates will be examined based on particular skills as Stenographer, and Typist.
Document Verification Round: After clearing all the phases of the FCI recruitment 2021 selection process, candidates have to go for the document verification round.
FAQs Regarding FCI Recruitment 2021
The frequently asked questions on FCI recruitment are given below:
| Q. What details will be mentioned on the result of the FCI recruitment exam 2021? |
A. The details to be mentioned on the FCI recruitment exam 2021 is the candidate’s date of birth, candidate’s registration number, marks obtained by the candidate, exam center name, name of the exam, marks per subject, aggregate marks.
|Q. What is the application fee for the FCI recruitment exam 2021? |
A. The application fee for the FCI recruitment exam 2021 for the general and other backward class Category is INR 500 and for the ST /SC /Ex-Serviceman /PWD /Women and Serving Defence Personnel category the authorities have provided the exemption.
|Q. Is there any process to rectify the mistake printed on the admit card of FCI recruitment exam 2021 after downloading it from the official website? |
A. To rectify the mistake printed on the admit card of the FCI recruitment exam 2021 candidates are advised to immediately contact the helpline number provided by the exam conducting body.
|Q. What details will be mentioned on the admit card of the FCI recruitment exam 2021? |
A. The details mentioned on the FCI recruitment exam 2021 hall ticket are Candidate’s Name, Candidates Photograph, exam date, and time, Applicant’s category (General /OBC /SC /ST), exam address, general instructions for the examination, roll number of the applicant, and exam center name.
|Q. When the application form for the FCI 2021 recruitment exam will be issued on the official portal? |
A. The application form for the FCI recruitment exam 2021 is issued on the official portal from March 1- 31, 2021
|Q. When the hall ticket for the FCI recruitment 2021 exam is expected to be issued? |
A. The hall ticket for the FCI recruitment 2021 exam is expected to be issued 10 days before the exam date.
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