FCI Recruitment 2019

18 May, 2019

FCI Recruitment 2019 – Food Corporation of India (FCI) has released the admit card of  FCI recruitment 2019 on 16 May 2019. The candidates who have submitted the application form of FCI recruitment 2019 can download the admit card for 4103 Junior Engineer, Steno Typist, and Assistant posts recruitment on the official website and on this page as well. We have posted a link on this page to download the FCI admit card 2019. The online application form for FCI recruitment 2019 has released on 28 February 2019. The candidates seeking jobs through FCI recruitment 2019 had to fill the application form using online mode on the official website. The candidates can also fill the application form using the link provided on this page. Food Corporation of India (FCI) has revised the schedule of FCI Recruitment 2019. The process of application was supposed to be started from today i.e. 23 February 2019. As per the latest information, Application forms will release from 28 February 2019, 10 AM. Candidates can submit the application till 30 March 2019. Earlier, the last date to fill the application form was 25 March 2019. FCI has officially rolled out the notification for the recruitment of 4103 staff in various sectors at different designations. It has published the detail of zonal-wise and post-wise vacancies, the candidates seeking a job through FCI Recruitment 2019 can check the same on this page. A candidate can apply for only for any one of the post code A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I from any one zone only. The qualification eligibility for all the posts will vary as per the job nature. All the candidates who fulfill the FCI recruitment eligibility 2019 will be able to submit their application forms. The online test will be conducted in 2 phases that is Phase-I and Phase-II exams and there will be three papers in the phase 1 exam that is English Language, Reasoning Ability and Numerical Aptitude. Below we have provided a table carrying all the relevant details of FCI recruitment 2019. Candidates just need to go through it thoroughly to have insights into this exam and various posts. 

  • General Assistants
  • Depot
  • Technical
  • Accounts

Latest Update: Food Corporation of India (FCI) has released the FCI Admit Card 2019 on 16 May 2019, download the same by clicking the link given below:

FCI Admit Card 2019

       To Apply online FCI Application Form 2019: Click here

     Download FCI Previous Year Questions paper: Download PDF

    The candidates need to go through the eligibility criteria that are laid down by SSC for FCI recruitment 2019 and ensure that they fulfill all the mentioned conditions. Only then they will be able to apply for different posts under FCI recruitment 2019. The exam pattern is different for different papers and so is the syllabus. The applicants are suggested to sincerely read about the pattern of the paper and syllabus and then state their preparation for FCI recruitment in 2019.

    Check FCI Official Website to apply online and important instruction: Click Here

    Latest Updates* The online application form is released on 28 February 2019, the candidates can access the same by using the link provided below

    FCI Recruitment 2019 official notification, Download Pdf

    FCI Recruitment 2019: Highlights

    It is advisable to the candidates to check the highlights of FCI Recruitment 2019 to know about the recruitment at a glance:

        FCI Recruitment 2019- No. of Vacancies (Zone-wise)

    Eastern Zone 538
    Western Zone 735
    Northern Zone 1999
    Southern Zone 540
    Total Posts 4103

    FCI Recruitment 2019- Selection Process

    Selection Rounds for FCI

    ·         Preliminary Exam ·         Main Exam ·         Personal Interview

    FCI Recruitment 2019 Application Fee

    Application Form Fee for FCI Recruitment INR 500

    Major Available Posts under FCI Recruitment 2019

    General Posts Depot Staff
    Technical Staff Accounts Staff


    Highlights Specifications
    Name of Recruitment FCI Recruitment 2019
    Conducting authority FCI (Food Corporation of India)
    Designation Offered General Assistants
    Mode of FCI Application Online mode
    Number of vacancies 4301
    Selection Procedure   Written Examination
    Interview round
    Number of Paper Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 2
    Paper 1 General Intelligence
    General Awareness
    Quantitative Aptitude
    English Language
    Paper 2 Quantitative Methods
    English Language and comprehension
    Paper 3 Biological Sciences
    Type of Paper booklet Multiple choice questions or objective type

    FCI Recruitment 2019: Notification

    SSC or Staff Selection Commission is the leading authority that takes the onus of releasing the notification for FCI recruitment 2019. The candidates can get access of the same on the web portal of SSC or FCI. The purpose of FCI recruitment 2019 is to offer various posts in Food Corporation of India through written exam and interview.

    FCI recruitment 2019 is a tier II process in which the applicants need to clear the written exam and the personal interview stages to get qualified for the particular post in FCI. The authority will be quite transparent in assessing the applicants on the basis of their performance in both the rounds.

    Important Dates for FCI Recruitment 2019

    SSC or FCI is the authority for FCI recruitment 2019 that is responsible for releasing the schedule for various related events on its web portal. The candidates need to keep their eyes on the website to get the details of the dates.

    Events Important Dates
    Release of FCI official notification 2019 February 2019
    Release of FCI application form 2019 28 February 2019
    Last date to submit Application form 30 March 2019 
    FCI Admit card 2019 publish date 16 May 2019 (Released)
    Date of written examination 31 May to 3 June 2019
    Call letter for interview round To be announced
    Commencement of interview round To be announced

    FCI Recruitment 2019: Eligibility Criteria

    It is mandatory for the aspirants to know about eligibility requirements for FCI Recruitment 2019 before applying for various posts in FCI. Note that the criteria for eligibility are different for different posts. The applicants will have to sincerely read the minimum requirements that are set by the authority for the applicants in order to get eligible for FCI Recruitment 2019. For better understanding, the authority has given post wise eligibility criteria that are mentioned as under:

    For the post of AG- III (General)

    • The applicants need to possess a Bachelor’s degree in any stream from some reputed university with great command on computers.

    For the post of AG-III (Accounts)

    • The candidates need to have the degree of Graduation in the field of Commerce from a reputed University or college with high command on computers.

    For the post of AG-III (Technical)

    • The candidates need to possess the Graduation Degree in the field of Agriculture from any reputed university and the subjects can be any of the – Technology/Bio or Botany/Zoology/Bio or Chemistry/Microbiology/Food Science
    • The applicants can possess the degree of BE or B.Tech in Food Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Food Science & Technology/ /Bio-Technology from a reputed institute or University recognized by AICTE.
    • They need to have full knowledge of Computers

    For the post of AG- III (Depot)

    • The applicants need to carry the Bachelor’s Degree in any stream from a reputable college or university with full knowledge of computers.

    FCI Application Form 2019

    • FCI has revised the dates of application process. Application process was supposed to commence from today i.e. 23 February 2019. Now, Application forms is available from 28 February 2019 and can be filled till 30 March 2019.
    • The applicants need to first ensure that they are eligible for FCI Recruitment 2019 and then proceed for the application process online.
    • They will have to visit the official web portal of SSC to get the link for the application form.
    • There will be the link in the name of FCI Recruitment 2019, the applicants need to tap on the same to get the access of the application form.
    • The candidates are allowed to go to the web portal of FCI also and get the access of the application form.
    • The applicants are suggested to read the instructions first and then fill the form correctly without any mistake.
    • They should provide authentic and genuine information else the authority will reject the candidature.
    • The candidates should check the details in the form and make sure that they are correct before clicking the submit button online.
    • If at any point of time during the FCI recruitment 2019 process, the authority will find any unauthentic information about the candidate in the application form, it has the right to cancel the application at any stage.
    • The candidates are permitted to fill one form only, no matter what are the posts they are opting for.
    • The applicants are not required to send any documents with the application form.
    • The application fee needs to be submitted by the candidates after the application form filling.

    FCI Recruitment 2019: Application Fee

    • The candidates who fall under General and OBC category will have to make the payment of Rs.200 (subject to vary) in the form of application fee.
    • The candidates who belong to the reserved categories are not required to make any payment for the application fee.

    FCI Exam Pattern 2019

    All the applicants who are eligible to appear in FCI recruitment 2019 and have filled the application form online will have to know about the pattern of the written exam as per the post they have applied for. Note that exam pattern contains information like the total number of sections in the exam, total questions and their types, marking scheme etc. To get away from any kind of surprises in the examination, it is always better to learn about the exam pattern in advance. Below given is the FCI recruitment 2019 exam pattern that all the candidates need to make a note of:

    • The applicants who have applied for the post in Technical Cadre need to give Paper-I and Paper-III.
    • The level of exam in paper III will be like degree. In Paper I and II, the level will be of Higher Secondary.

    Paper-I (MCQ or Objective Type)

    The sections in this paper are given below along with the marks and questions:

    • General Intelligence: There will be a total of 50 questions of 50 marks
    • General Awareness: There will be a total of 50 questions of 50 marks
    • Quantitative Aptitude: There will be a total of 50 questions of 50 marks
    • English Language: There will be a total of 50 questions of 50 marks

    Paper-II (MCQ or Objective Type)

    • Quantitative Methods: There will be a total number of 50 questions in this section with a total 100 marks.
    • English Language and Comprehension: There will be a total of 100 questions and the marks will be 100.

    Paper- III (For Technical Cadre) (MCQ or Objective Type)

    Biological Sciences: There will be a total number of 200 questions in this section and the total marks allotted will be 200.

    FCI Syllabus 2019

    In FCI Recruitment 2019, there will be a written exam that contains three papers. The detailed syllabus for FCI Recruitment 2019 is given below:

    Paper I

    General Intelligence

    This section will contain topics like:

    Analogies Social Intelligence Similarities And Differences Emotional Intelligence Space Visualization Critical Thinking
    Embedded Figures Spatial Orientation Decoding And Classification Problem Solving Decision Making Small & Capital Letters/Numbers Coding
    Analysis Classification Of Centre Codes/Roll Numbers Judgment Date & City Matching Observation Address Matching
    Visual Memory Indexing Discrimination Figural Pattern– Folding And Completion Space Visualization Punched Hole/Pattern –Folding & Un-Folding
    Relationship Concepts Drawing Inferences Venn Diagrams  Arithmetical Reasoning And Figural Classification Symbolic Operations Arithmetic Number Series
    Space Orientation Non- Verbal Series Trends Coding And Decoding Word Building Statement Conclusion
    Numerical Operations Syllogistic Reasoning Coding & De-Coding  Semantic Analogy Number Series Symbolic/Number Analogy
    Problem Solving Figural Analogy Figural Series Semantic Classification Figural Classification Symbolic/Number Classification
    Semantic Series          

    General Awareness

    In this paper, the questions will be made to assess the knowledge of current affairs in the world and day to day experience and observations from the scientific perspective. The applicants need to go through the topics carefully and sincerely and these are related to India and its neighboring countries and also the questions from History, Economic Scene, Culture, General Polity, Geography and Scientific Research.

    Quantitative Aptitude

    In this paper, the questions will be from the subjects that will assess the quantitative ability of the candidates and also the number sense. The topics will be

    Computation of Whole Numbers Decimals Bar Diagram & Pie Chart Fractions & Relationships Between Numbers Frequency Polygon Percentage
     Histogram Ratio & Proportion Heights & Distances Square Roots Complementary Angles Averages
    Standard Identities Interest   Degree & Radian Measures Profit & Loss Trigonometric Ratio
    Discount Regular Right Pyramid with Triangular or Square Base Partnership Business Rectangular Parallelepiped Mixture & Allegation Hemispheres
    Time & Distance Sphere Time & Work Right Circular Cylinder Basic Algebraic Identities of School Algebra & Elementary Surds Right Circular Cone
    Graphs of Linear Equations Right Prism Triangle & Its Various Kinds of Centers Circle Congruence & Similarity of Triangles Regular Polygons
    Common Tangents to Two or more Circles Circle & its Chords Quadrilaterals Tangents Triangle Angles Subtended by Chords of a Circle.

    English Language

    In this section, the authority will assess the applicants’ potential to apprehend the correct English, writing and basic comprehension skills etc.


    Quantitative Methods

    In this paper, the questions will be drafted to check the quantitative skills of the applicants and also their number sense. The topics that will be covered in this paper are:

    Computation of Whole Numbers Bar Diagram & Pie Chart Decimals Frequency Polygon Fractions & Relationships between Numbers Histogram Percentage
    Heights & Distances Ratio & Proportion Complementary Angles Regular Right Pyramid with Triangular or Square Base Square Roots Rectangular Parallelepiped Standard Identities
    Hemispheres Averages Sphere Degree & Radian Measures Right Circular Cylinder Interest Right Circular Cone
    Trigonometric Ratio Right Prism Profit & Loss Circle Discount Regular Polygons Partnership Business
    Quadrilaterals Mixture And Allegation Triangle Time & Distance Common Tangents to Two or more Circles Time & Work Angles Subtended by Chords of a Circle
    Basic Algebraic Identities of School Algebra & Elementary Surds Tangents Congruence & Similarity of Triangles Graphs of Linear Equations Circle & its Chords Triangle and its various kinds of Centers.  

    English Language & Comprehension

    The questions that will come in this paper will be drafted to assess the applicants’ skills in the field of English Language and will be from the topics:

    Spot the Error Close Passage & Comprehension Passage Fill in the Blanks
    Shuffling of Sentences in a Passage Synonyms Shuffling of Sentence Parts
    Antonyms Conversion into Direct or Indirect Narration Spelling or Detecting Miss -Spelt Words
    Active or Passive Voice of Verbs Idioms & Phrases Improvement of Sentences
    One Word Substitution.    

    Paper III (For Technical Cadre Entry)

    The exam paper will contain the questions from the subjects: Botany, Agriculture, and Agricultural Engineering, Zoology, Food Science and Technology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry.

    FCI Admit Card 2019

    FCI is the apex body to release the Admit card for the FCI Recruitment 2019. The official authority has released the admit card on 16 May 2019. Candidates filling the application form successfully will be able to download their admit card from the official website for the written examination. Candidates qualifying the written examination successfully will be able to download the call letter for the interview round. Candidates can download the admit card by using their enrollment number and password.  

    FCI Recruitment Selection Process 2019

    SSC is the major body that is accountable for deciding the stages that come under the selection process for FCI recruitment in 2019. The candidates will have to qualify the below-given rounds in order to achieve the desired post in FCI.

    • Preliminary Examination
    • Mains Examination
    • Personal Interview

    Only those candidates who clear the Preliminary and mains examination will be able to appear for the final selection stage of Personal Interview. The overall performance of the candidates will be taken into account for final result declaration.

    This is all about FCI Recruitment 2019 and the necessary information that the applicants need to know. In case of any doubt or query, you are free to connect with us.



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