FCI 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. Selected candidates can be placed at any one of the many branches of FCI located all across the country. FCI Notification 2019 has been finally released by the Food Corporation of India through which the required details of the eligibility criteria for the exam, exam dates and syllabus has been announced.

FCI or Food Corporation of India is the largest Public Sector Undertaking that deals with the supply chain management of the food grain. It was established on 14th January 1965. Its first district office was opened in the city of Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. Since then, Food Corporation of India has been managing various depots and private equity godownsin various cities.


FCI Recruitment 2019 Exam Dates Out

The schedule has been released for FCI 2019 Exam and is discussed below. Refer the below mentioned table for detailed FCI Receruitment 2019 Schedule.

Events Dates
Online Application Form (start date) 23rd February 2019
Online Application Form (end date) 30th March 2019
Admit Card Availability 15 days prior to commencement of exam
Date of Online Test 31st May, 1st June, 2nd June & 3rd June 2019

Click to check Official Notice on FCI Recruitment 2019 Exam dates.

FCI Admit Card 2019

The Admit Card for FCI 2019 has been released on 16th May 2019. Food Corporation of India will release the Admit Card 10-15 days prior to the commencement of the written exam. The Admit Card will be available online and will not be sent to candidates via post. Candidates are required to login to their account on the official website of FCI and download his/her FCI Admit Card 2019.

Click to download FCI 2019 Call Letter

FCI Notification 2019

The Official Notification for FCI Recruitment 2019 has been released by Food Corporation of India. FCI recruitment 2019 will be done for the post of Assistant Grade II, Grade III, Grade IV etc. Candidate scan read the official FCI Notification 2019 by clicking on the link mentioned below.

Click to read Official FCI Notification Pdf

Click to Apply Online for FCI 2019

FCI Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay Rs. 300/- as their Application Fee for FCI Maharashtra Recruitment 2019. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category are exempted from paying any application fee. Female candidates are also exempted from paying the application fee. The Online Application for FCI Recruitment 2019 is expected to begin from 23rd February 2019 and end on 25th March 2019. Candidates are required to visit this page regularly to remain updated about the upcoming notification of FCI 2019.

FCI Vacancy 2019

The tentative vacancy for FCI Recruitent 2019 is 4103. Let's have a look at the Region-Wise detailed vacancy for FCI Recruitment 2019.

Post Name No. of vacancy
North Zone South Zone East Zone West Zone North East Zone Total
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

FCI 2019 Exam Pattern

FCI 2019 Exam will occur in two phases: Written Test and Physical Endurance Test.

The recruitment to the post of Junior Engineer, Assistant Grade II, III and typist will be done through Written Test and Interview Process. The details of the two phases are discussed below:

Phase-I Exam

Serial No. Test Name No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3. Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

Important Point

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 maximum 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 maximum 120 marks.
Paper – IV (Subjective) Two questions each carrying 60 marks. Paper will carry maximum 120 marks. No negative marking
Serial Number Post Papers
1. JE Civil Paper 1 and 2
2. JE Electrical Paper 1 and 2
3. JE Mechanical Paper 1 and 2
4. Typist Paper 3
5. AG 2 Hindi Paper 3 and 4
6. AG 3  General Paper 1
7. AG 3 Accounts Paper 1 and 2
8. AG 3 Technical Paper 1 and 2
9. AG 3 Depot Paper 1

Paper-I (Duration-90 Minutes):

A total of 120 Multiple Choice Questions will be asked from Reasoning, Data Analysis, English Language, Computer Proficiency, General Awareness, General Intelligence, Current Events, Numerical Ability and Data Interpretation to candidates applying for the Post Code A {Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering)}, B {Junior Engineer (Electrical Engineering)}, C {Junior Engineer (Mechanical Engineering)}, F {AG- III (General)}, G {AG-III (Accounts)}, H{AG - III (Technical)} and I { AG-III (Depot)}.

Paper-II (Duration-90 minutes):

Paper-III (Duration-90 minutes):

A total of 120 Multiple Choice Questions on General Hindi, General English, General Awareness, General Intelligence and Computer Knowledge will be asked to candidates applying for the Post Code D {Assistant Grade-II (Hindi)} and Post Code E {Typist (Hindi)}.

Paper-IV (Duration-90 minutes):

2 Passages, one each from Hindi to English and vice-versa and two essays each in Hindi & English will be asked to candidates applying for the Post Code D {Assistant Grade-II (Hindi)}.

Candidates applying for the Post of Typist (Hindi) are required to take Paper - III. Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of their performance in Paper-III and the short-listed candidates will undergo a Skill-Test in typing in Hindi. Final merit list will be generated on the score obtained by candidate in Skill Test.

Candidates applying for AG-II (Hindi) posts will be shortlisted for evaluation of Paper-IV, based on their marks in Paper III.

Candidates who secure the minimum qualifying marks in Paper IV will be considered for final selection. Final selection will be made on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in Paper – III and Paper - IV, subject to securing the minimum qualifying marks in paper IV.

Note: - The Question Papers for Written Test will be bilingual i.e. in English and Hindi.

FCI 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for FCI Maharashtra Recruitment 2019 are required to be of minimum 18 years of age. The maximum age limit of the candidate must not exceed 25 years. Candidate must have passed at-least 8th Standard in order to be eligible for FCI Recruitment 2019.

For the post of Junior Engineers, Assistant Grade II,III, IV and Typist, the required Eligibility Criteria is mentioned below:

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

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

FCI Result 2019

The result for FCI 2019 will be released once the examination for the same has been conducted. Candidates are required to visit the page to find a link to check their result once it has been announced by Food Corporation of India. The result will be generated in two phases: result for written exam and the final result. The Final Merit List will be generated based on the candidate’s performance in written test and Interview Process/Physical Endurance Test.

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