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13th July 2019

FCI Phase II Admit Card Out!

The candidates who have qualified for the FCI Recruitment Exam Phase 2 can visit the official website of the FCI to check and download their admit card.[Click Here]


11th July 2019

Information Handout for Online Recruitment Exam of Cat III (Phase-II)[Click Here]


10th July 2019

FCI has released the tentative dates for FCI Phase II Exam.[Click Here]


8th July 2019

All candidates can check FCI Result for 2019 Phase-I Here.

Check FCI 2019 Phase-I Result for North Zone [Click Here]

Check FCI 2019 Phase-I Result for East Zone [Click Here]

Check FCI 2019 Phase-I Result for West Zone [Click Here]

Check FCI 2019 Phase-I Result for South Zone [Click Here]

Check FCI 2019 Phase-I Result for North-East Zone [Click Here]


16th May 2019

FCI Admit Card Released: Download Call Letter for Phase 1

FCI (Food Corporation of India) has released the admit card for all the zones. Click on the below link to download FCI Admit Card. The exam is going to held on 31 May, 1st, 2nd and 3rd June 2019.

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3rd May 2019

FCI Exam Date Released: Check Now!

FCI (Food Corporation of India) has released the exam dates for various posts such as JE, Assistant Grade-II (AG II) (Hindi), Steno Grade-ii, Typist (Hindi) and Assistant Grade-III (AG III) (General / Accounts / Technical / Depot). The exam will be conducted from 31st May to 3rd June. Click on the below link to view the official notice.

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Date: 14th Mar 2019
FCI 2019- All India Test (AIT): 16 - 18 March

All India Online Open Test provides you Full Syllabus balanced Question Paper as per the Difficulty level of the actual exam; it is based on the exact pattern to evaluate your preparation towards FCI Exam 2019 and provides tentative All India Rank to refine your preparation. OnlineTyari will be conducting FCI Exam 2019 All India Test (AIT) from 16 - 19 March 2019.

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15th March 2019

FCI All India Test 2019

Food Corporation of India will be conducting FCI 2019 Exam to recruit eligible candidates to the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical/Mechanical/Civil), Assistant Grade II, Assistant Grade III, and Typist. To analyze your performance and reduce chances of making mistakes in the actual paper we will conduct this online All India Test on 16-18 March 2019. So, if you are someone who is appearing for FCI Exam Exam 2018, make sure you attempt this specialized Online Mock Test

FCI All India Test | 16 - 18th March 2019: Attempt Here

The All India Rank you secure after attempting our All India Test will be a better evaluation of your exam preparation because you’d see yourself competing against lakhs of other candidates from all over India


28 Feb 2018

Food Corporation of India (FCI) for recruitment of 4,103 posts

Food Corporation of India will be conducting FCI 2019 Exam to recruit eligible candidates to the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical/Mechanical/Civil), Assistant Grade II, Assistant Grade III and Typist. The online application process for over 4,000 vacant posts will begin from March 1st.

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About Exam

Food Corporation of India (FCI), one of the largest Public Sector Undertakings ensuring the food security of the Nation, has published recruitment notification for Junior Engineer (JE) (Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering), Assistant Grade II (AGII) (Hindi), Steno Grade-II, Typist (Hindi) And Assistant Grade-III (AG III) (General / Accounts / Technical / Depot posts in Offices spread all over the Country.

Exam Dates/Notifications


FCI Online Application Starts From 28.02.2019 10:00 Hrs (IST)
FCI Application Form Last Date 30.03.2019 24:00 Hrs (IST)
Payment Of Fee Online 28.02.2019 10:00 Hrs to 30.03.2019 24:00 Hrs
APPLICATION FEE Rs. 500/- (Excluding bank charges but including GST).
Date of Online Test Tentatively in the month of April/May, 2019

Application Process

FCI Application Process will begin from 28th Feb 2019

Step 1: Visit the official website, fci.gov.in
Step 2: Click on the ‘online application process’
Step 3: Enter required details as mentioned in the official notification
Step 4: Upload your scanned image and submit application fees
Step 5: Completing the application process, click on ‘Submit’
Step 6: Download it, and take a print out for further reference


Food Corporation of India FCI has issued 186 Junior Engineer post for Civil, Electrical / Mechanical Engineering students, 1771 AG-III (Depot) post for all graduates and others below jobs

Post NameNo. of vacancy
North ZoneSouth ZoneEast ZoneWest ZoneNorth East ZoneTotal
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

Selection Process

All the candidates will be selected on the basis of online examination, skill test followed by the document verification process.

The online test will comprise of Phase-I and Phase-II exams

In the Phase-I of online test, the test will be Objective type (Multiple Choice Questions). Each question will carry equal 01 (one) mark. For each wrong answer, there will be negative marking of one-fourth (1/4) of the mark assigned to that question. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no negative marking for that question. The marks obtained in Phase-I will not be reckoned in final merit ranking.

Document verification

The Online test and skill test (wherever applicable) shall be followed by document verification stage for the candidates provisionally selected on the basis of the merit. The number of Candidates to be called for document verification may be equal to three times the number of advertised vacancies

Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria for FCI 2019 consists of a set of requirements and clauses in terms of Age & Educational Qualification. Let us have a look at it and see if one is eligible to appear for FCI Recruitment Examination 2019.

Age Limit

Age Relaxation 

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

Educational Qualification

Educational Qualification

Position Age Limit Educational Qualification
JE Civil 28 Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering or diploma in Civil Engineering with 1 year of experience
JE Mechanical 28 Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering or diploma in Mechanical Engineering with 1 year of experience for diploma holder
JE Electrical 28 Engineering Degree in Electrical Degree or diploma in Electrical Engineering with 1 year of experience for diploma holder
Typist Hindi 25 Must hold a Graduation degree in Hindi and must have a typing speed of 30 words/minute in Hindi
Stenographer Grade II 25 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 2 Hindi 28 Must hold a Graduation degree in Hindi and must also be proficient in English. Post-Graduation in Hindi will be desirable.
AG 3 General 27 Candidate must hold a graduation degree
AG 3 Accounts 27 Candidate must hold a graduation degree in Commerce with proficiency in Computer
AG 3 Technical 27 Candidate must have BSc. In Agriculture/Zoology/Botany/Bio-Technology/Bio-Chemistry 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 Computers
AG 3 Depot 27 Must hold a graduation degree with proficiency in Computer


FCI Syllabus 2019 for Paper I

Following table contains the list of topics from Reasoning AbilityNumerical Aptitude and English Language sections which are part of central warehouse corporation junior superintendent syllabus for Prelims.

English Language Numerical Aptitude Reasoning
Cloze Test Data Interpretation Alphanumeric Series
Fill in the blanks Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Blood Relations
Miscellaneous Mixtures & Allegations Coded Inequalities
Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting Number Systems Coding Decoding
Para jumbles Permutation, Combination &Probability Data Sufficiency
Paragraph Completion Profit & Loss Input Output
Reading Comprehension Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Logical Reasoning
  Sequence & Series Puzzle
  Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
  Simplification Seating Arrangement
  Time & Distance Syllogism
  Work & Time Tabulation

FCI Syllabus 2019 Phase II

Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering)

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, leveling and contouring, curvature, permanent adjustment of dumpy level, methods of contouring, tachometric survey etc.
Soil Mechanics Void ratio, porosity, saturation, water content, 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, 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):

The topics for Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical Engineering) are given below in the table

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):

Basic Accounting concept including preparation of books of accounts. 2. Taxation including Income Tax and Goods and Services Tax. 3. Auditing: – (a) Auditing concepts and methods, (b) Internal & External audit of companies. 4. 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 5. 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)

  • 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.

Note: 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

Exam Pattern

FCI Recruitment 2019 Paper I Exam

S. No Name of Test No. of Qs Max Marks Duration Version
1 English Language 30 30 20 Minutes English
2 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes Bilingual
3 Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 Minutes Bilingual
  Total 100 100 60 Minutes  
  • The FCI Paper I Exam will be Multiple Choice Questions.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.
  • The marks obtained in Phase-I will not be reckoned in final merit ranking.

FCI Recruitment 2019 Paper II Exam  

Number of Papers in Phase II Postcode 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 and Paper II A {JE (Civil Engg)}  
B JE (Electrical/ Mechanical) Candidates applying for any one  of the postcode A, B, G and H will appear in Paper-I to be followed by Paper-II.


Paper-III (Duration-90 minutes)

120 Multiple Choice Questions on General Hindi, General English, General Awareness, General Intelligence and Computer Knowledge for candidates applying for Post Code D {Assistant Grade-II (Hindi)}, and Post Code E {Typist (Hindi).


Paper-IV (Duration-90 minutes) (Subjective Test) 

Translation – 2 Passages, one each from Hindi to English and vice-versa or candidates applying for the Post Code D {Assistant Grade-II (Hindi)}. Each Question will carry 60 marks and the maximum marks for the Paper-IV would be 120. This online test will be subjective type.

Paper-V (Duration-90 minutes) 

120 Multiple Choice Questions on General English, General Awareness, General Intelligence and Computer Knowledge (with specific reference to MS Word and Internet) for candidates applying for the Post Code C {Steno. Grade-II}.

Important Points

Paper Type No. of Questions & Marks Negative Marking
Paper – I, Paper – III and PaperV 120 Multiple Choice Questions will carry equal 01 marks. Paper will carry a maximum of 120 marks 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 a maximum of 120 marks.
Paper – IV (Subjective) Two questions each carrying 60 marks. Paper will carry a maximum of 120 marks.


Q. How many vacancies are there in FCI?

A. Food Corporation of India has released a total of 4103 Vacancies.

Q. I hold a Bachelor degree in Commerce? Am I eligible?

A. Yes! You are eligible to apply for AG-III (General), AG-III (Accounts) and AG-III (Depot) if you are proficient in the use of computers. Additionally, you may apply for Typist (Hindi) if you possess 30 w.p.m. speed in Hindi typing

Q. Can I apply in more than one zone

A. No! You can’t apply for more than one zone. You can apply only one zone at one time.

Q What is the roles and responsibilities of Food Corporation of India?

A. Food Corporation of India works towards the effective price support operations which protect the interest of farmers. FCI takes up responsibilities in distributing food grains throughout the country and also assists in regulating market price.

Q. What is the Application Fee?

A. Males of General Category Rs. 500/-

SC/ST/PWD/Serving Defense Personnel / ExServiceman/women's: No fee

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