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FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021

FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021: Food Corporation of India (FCI), Punjab is one of the largest Public Sector Undertaking (PSUs) dealing with food grain supply-chain management. FCI has released 860 vacancies for the post of watchman in depots and offices. Interested candidates can apply online from 11th October 2021. The last date to submit online applications is 10th November 2021. Read on to know more.

FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 – Overview

FCI Punjab has released 860 vacancies for the post of watchman on their official website. Candidates wishing to apply for FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 will posted in offices and depots of Punjab. Online applications start from 11th October 2021. The table illustrated below gives more details about the recruitment notification:

Name of Recruitment Board  Food Corporation of India (FCI)
Number of Vacancies  860
Name of Post  Watchman
Opening Date of Online Applications 11th October 2021
Closing Date of Online Applications 10th November 2021 [23:59]
Selection Procedure Written Test, Physical Endurance Test (PET) and Combined Merit List
Category Govt. Jobs
Application Status Active
Job Location  Punjab
Official Website @fci-punjab-watch-ward.in/

FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 – Notification PDF

FCI Punjab is inviting applications for the recruitment of watchman to be posted in various depots and offices of Punjab. Interested candidates applying for FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 must read all the information specified in the recruitment notification before applying online. The notification can be downloaded from the official website or candidates can download it from the link given below:

FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 – Important Dates

FCI Punjab has released 860 vacancies for the post of watchman on their official website. Interested candidates must refer to the table below to stay updated about the upcoming events:

Events Dates
Starting Date of Online Applications 11th October 2021
Closing Date of Online Applications 10th November 2021
Last Date to Deposit Fees 10th November 2021
Written Exam Date To Be Notified Soon
Admit Card Release Date 15 Days before announcement of date of written exam

FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 – Vacancy Details

A total number of 860 vacancies has been released for the post of watchman by FCI Punjab. Interested students can apply online from 11th October 2021. The details related to vacancy are given in the table below:

S No. Category Vacancies
1. SC 249
2. ST 0
3. OBC 180
4. EWS 86
5. UR 345
Total 860

FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 – Eligibility Criteria

Interested candidates applying for FCI Punjab Watchman Recruitment 2021 must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for the specified post. All the important details are specified in the recruitment notification which can be downloaded from the PDF link provided above. The eligibility criteria for the post of watchman is as follows:

  • Candidate must be a Citizen of India, or
  • Citizen of Nepal, or
  • Citizen of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • A person who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda and United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Educational Qualification (as on 01/09/2021)

The educational qualification of watchman is as follows:

Post Educational Qualification (Minimum)
Watchman 8th standard passed (Middle)
Erstwhile Ex-contractual Security Guard 5th standard passed

Age Limit (as on 01/09/2021)

The age limit of candidates applying for FCI Punjab Watchman Recruitment 2021 is given in the table below:

Minimum Age 18 years
Maximum Age 25 years
Maximum Age for FCI Department Employees 50 years
Age Relaxation Norms (category-wise)
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PwBD (UR) 10 years
PwBD (SC/ST) 15 years
PwBD (OBC) 13 years
Widows 35 years
Divorced Women 38 years
Judicially separated (not re-married) 40 years
Ex-servicemen Deduction allowed for length of actual Military/Defense service from his actual age and the resultant age. Should not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for the post by more than 3 years (8 years in case of SC/ST; 6 years in case of OBC candidates)

FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online

Candidates applying for the post of watchman must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The starting date of online applications is 11th October 2021. Interested candidates can visit the official website or click on the link given below to apply online for FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 :

Steps to Apply for FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021

Candidates applying online for the post of watchman can start applying online from 11th October 2021. Interested and eligible candidates must not wait for the last date of submission (10th November 2021) and avoid the the last minute rush which may occur due to network problems. Candidates must fill all the details mentioned carefully and verify them before submitting the online application. Steps to apply online are as follows:

  1. Visit the official website @fci-punjab-watch-ward.in or click on the link to provided above to apply online.
  2. New candidates must first complete the registration process by clicking on Register Here. Read the important instructions and click on Apply Now.
  3. Enter all the Personal Details, Basic Details, Address Details and Academic Details carefully including mobile number and email ID which should remain valid throughout the recruitment process.
  4.  After completing each section, make sure to click on Save and Continue.
  5. Candidates will receive login credentials (Registration No. and Password) on their registered mobile number/Email ID.
  6. Candidates can now log in using the login credentials and click on Login Here.
  7. Candidates should pay the applicable fee through online modes of payment or directly visit the SBI Branch after printing the e-challan.
  8. Enter the basic details to complete the payment process. After successful payment, signed copy of application form will appear on the screen.
  9. Save the application form and download for future reference.

Application Fee

Interested and eligible candidates applying for FCI Punjab Watchman Recruitment 2021 must pay the application fee from 11th October 2021 to 10th November 2021. The application fee is as follows:

Category Fees
UR/OBC/EWS 250/-
SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen/Women candidates/Serving Defence Personnel NIL

FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 – Selection Process

The candidates applying for FCI Punjab Watchman Recruitment 2021 will go through the following selection process:

  1. Written Test: Candidates must appear for the written test which will be in English, Hindi and Punjabi language.
  2. Physical Endurance Test (PET): Candidates who clear the written exam will undergo fitness test in running, long jump and high jump.
  3. Merit List: Candidates who have cleared the PET will be shortlisted and appointed in various offices and depots of Punjab.

FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 – Exam Pattern

Candidates applying for the post of watchman and security guard must be familiar with the exam pattern for preparation and getting shortlisted in the merit list. The exam pattern of written test and PET are as follows:

Written Test for Watchman and Erstwhile Ex-contractual Security Guards

  • Duration of the exam will be 90 minutes.
  • Exam will be conducted in English, Hindi and Punjabi.
  • There will be 120 MCQ-type questions.
  • Each question carries 1 mark.
  • There will be no negative marking.

Physical Endurance Test

The candidates who have cleared the written test will appear in PET to prove their physical fitness test in running, long jump and high jump. The selection criteria for each sport is illustrated in the tables given below:

Running 

Age  Male (1000 m) Female (800 m)
18 – 30 years 330 sec 255 sec
30 – 35 years 370 sec 300 sec
35 – 40 years 409 sec 345 sec
40 – 45 years 440 sec 390 sec
45 – 50 years 471 sec 435 sec
50 years and above 497 sec 480 sec

Long Jump (Qualifying in 3 attempts)

Age  Male  Female
18 – 30 years 3.95 m 2.74 m
30 – 35 years 3.80 m 2.60 m
35 – 40 years 3.65 m 2.45 m
40 – 45 years 3.50 m 2.30 m
45 – 50 years 3.35 m 2.15 m
50 years and above 3.20 m 2.00 ,

High Jump (Qualifying in 3 attempts)

Age  Male  Female
18 – 30 years 1.14 m 0.90 m
30 – 35 years 1.10 m 0.85 m
35 – 40 years 1.05 m 0.80 m
40 – 45 years 1.00 m 0.75 m
45 – 50 years 0.95 m 0.70 m
50 years and above 0.90 m 0.65

FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 – Exam Syllabus

The syllabus for candidates applying for FCI Punjab Watchman Recruitment 2021 for watchman and security guard is as follows:

Exam Syllabus for Watchman

  • General Knowledge.
  • Current Affairs.
  • Reasoning.
  • English Language.
  • Numerical Ability.

Exam Syllabus for Security Guard

  • Numerical Ability such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division etc.
  • General Knowledge related to our country.
  • English language: Spelling correction, parts of speech etc.

FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 – Salary

Candidates who have cleared the written exam and PET will be shortlisted in the merit list and appointed for the given post in various offices and depots of Punjab. The salary of watchman will range from Rs. 23,300 – Rs. 64, 000.

FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 – FAQ’S

Q1. How many vacancies are released by FCI?

Ans. FCI has released 860 vacancies for the post of watchman.

Q2. What is the starting date of applying online applications for FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021?

Ans. The starting date of applying online applications for FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 is 11th October 2021.

Q3. What is the last date of submitting online applications for FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021?

Ans. The last date of submitting online applications for FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021 is 10th November 2021.

Q4. How to apply online for FCI Watchman Recruitment 2021?

Ans. Candidates can visit the official website or click on the direct link to apply online. Follow the steps to complete registration and application given in the article.

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