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FCI Syllabus 2022 & Exam Pattern for Assistant Grade 3 Posts

FCI Syllabus 2022

FCI Syllabus 2022: FCI Syllabus 2022 will soon be released as the notification for the FCI Recruitment 2022 will be published on its official website. It will be a wonderful opportunity to attain a reputable post in the central government.  It is important for the candidates to go through the syllabus before starting with the preparation for the FCI Assistant Grade 3 Examination. Applicants can start their preparation today onward to get a good score in the Exam. They may get an idea of the type of subjects and questions that will be asked in the examination. The FCI Syllabus 2022 has been described below. Details of each topic from each section of the exam are described in the Syllabus. Read further to find out.

FCI Syllabus 2022 For Assistant Grade 3 – Overview

Aspiring Candidates should be well aware of the detailed syllabus for FCI Assistant Grade 3 Posts so that they can make up their mind to prepare enthusiastically and strategically. Candidates can go through the overview table given below.

FCI Syllabus 2022 for Assistant Grade 3 – Overview
Recruitment Body Food Corporation of India (FCI)
Post Name Assistant Grade 3
Vacancies 2521
Category Syllabus
Exam Level National
Mode of Exam Online
Negative Marking ⅓rd mark
Selection Process Online Test- Phase 1 & Phase 2
Official Website https://fci.gov.in/

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FCI Selection Process 2022 for Assistant Grade 3

The Selection Process for FCI Assistant Grade 3 (General, Depot, Movement, Accounts, Technical, Civil Engineering and Electrical Mechanical Engineering)that is A, B, C, D, E, F, G Post consists of the following stages:

  1. Online Test
  2. Interview
  3. Training

While FCI Selection Process(Hindi) will consist of only the Online Test and Interview. The Exam Pattern for FCI Assistant Grade 3 has been explained in the subsequent paragraphs. The Online Test comprises Phase 1 and Phase 2 Exam.

FCI Exam Pattern for Assistant Grade 3

The FCI Exam Pattern For Assistant Grade 3 post-2022 for both the Phases has been discussed below

FCI Exam Pattern for Assistant Grade 3 – Phase 1

  1. Phase-I Online test will be an Objective type (comprising Multiple Choice Questions).
  2. Each question will carry equal 01 (one) mark.
  3. For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one-fourth (1/4) of the mark assigned to that question.
  4. Unanswered questions will not be rewarded any marks. the marks obtained in FCI Assistant Grade 3 Exam Phase-I will not be considered in the final merit ranking.

The following table depicts the Exam Pattern for FCI Assistant Grade 3/Management Trainee 2022

Section No. of Questions Max. Marks Time Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

FCI Syllabus for Assistant Grade 3 – Topic wise Syllabus

The syllabus plays a vital role for preparing an Exam and Candidates should know the Syllabus for start preparing for the Exam. The FCI Syllabus is given for the Online Test, which is a written Exam comprising Paper 1 and Paper 2.

FCI Syllabus for Assistant Grade 3 – Paper 1

FCI Sylllabus for Assistant Grade 3 Paper 1 comprises  120 Multiple Choice Questions of General Aptitude

  1. Reasoning Ability
  2. English Language
  3. Numerical Aptitude

The details syllabus for FCI Assistant Grade 3 2022 Phase-I exam is mentioned below:

FCI Assistant Grade 3 2022 Phase- I Syllabus
Reasoning Ability English Language Numerical Aptitude
  1. Puzzles, Seating Arrangements
  2. Direction Sense
  3. Blood Relation
  4. Syllogism
  5. Order and Ranking
  6. Coding-Decoding
  7. Machine Input-Output
  8. Inequalities
  9. Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  10. Data Sufficiency
  11. Logical Reasoning
  12. Passage Inference
  13. Statement and Assumption
  14. Conclusion
  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Cloze Test
  3. Fillers
  4. Sentence Errors
  5. Vocabulary based questions
  6. Sentence Improvement
  7. Jumbled Paragraph/Sentences
  8. Paragraph Fillers
  9. Paragraph Conclusion
  10. Paragraph/Sentences Restatement
  1. Data Interpretation
  2. Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  3. Number Series
  4. Approximation and Simplification
  5. Data Sufficiency
  6. Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems
  7. HCF and LCM
  8. Profit and Loss
  9. SI & CI
  10. Problem on Ages
  11. Work and Time
  12. Speed Distance and Time
  13. Probability
  14. Mensuration
  15. Permutation and Combination
  16. Average
  17. Ratio and Proportion
  18. Partnership
  19. Problems on Boats and Stream
  20. Problems on Trains
  21. Mixture and Allegation
  22. Pipes and Cisterns

FCI Exam Pattern for Assistant Grade 3 – Phase 2

  1. The Phase 2 comprises One paper Exam(Paper I) for FCI Exam (General, Depot, Movement), which is for post A, B and C
  2. Two Paper Exam (I and II) will take place for FCI Assistant Grade 3 (Accounts, Technical, Civil Engineering and Electrical Mechanical Engineering) D, E, F, G Post
  3. Also, for FCI Assistant Grade 3 (Hindi) which is H Post, there will be a two paper type (III and IV) exam
  4. Please note that there is no negative marking in Phase 2 of the FCI Assistant Grade 3/Management Trainee Examination
Number of Papers Postcode Post
One Paper Exam Paper I only A Manager (General)
B Manager (Depot)
C Manager (Movement)
Two Paper Exam Paper I and Paper II D Manager (Accounts)
E Manager (Technical)
F Manager (Civil Engineering)
G Manager  (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)
Paper III and Paper IV H Manager (Hindi)

Distribution of Questions and Marks in Type of Papers

Keeping in mind the FCI Syllabus 2022, the questions and marks in each paper is described in the table below:

Paper Type No. of Questions Marks Time
Paper 1 120 Questions 120 90 Minutes
Paper 2 60 Questions 120 60 Minutes
Paper 3 120 Questions 120 90 Minutes
Paper 4 i) 01 Passage for translation from Hindi to English 30
ii) 01 Passage for translation from English to Hindi 30
iii) 01 Essay in Hindi 30
iv) 01 Precis Writing in English 30

Note: There will be no negative marking in Phase II of the FCI Assistant Grade 3 Examination.

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus for – Paper 2

Paper 2 determines the overall intelligence and conceptual knowledge of the candidate. The topics of the syllabus for each post in FCI Assistant Grade 3 are described below.

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus Phase II- Topic-wise and Post wise

The FCI Assistant Grade 3 syllabus for specified technical posts of Paper-2 to assess the post-specific technical knowledge of the relevant stream is as under:
I. FCI Assistant Grade 3 (Accounts) (Post Code-D): This post has categories for specialised persons from Accounting, Finance, Taxes, Auditing and who has a basic knowledge of Computers.

  1. Basic Accounting concept– This includes the preparation of books of accounts and Accounting Standards.
  2. Financial Accounting –
    (a) Analysis of Financial statement
    (b) Budgeting & Budgetary control
    (c) Working Capital management
    (d) Capital Budgeting & Ratio Analysis
  3. Taxation –
    (a) Income Tax including filing of the return, TDS, Advance Tax etc
    (b) Goods & Services Tax.
  4. Auditing –
    (a) Auditing Concepts and Methods
    (b) Internal & External Audit of Companies
  5. Commercial Laws –
    (a) Contract Act
    (b) Companies Act
    (c) Sales of Goods Act
    (d) Negotiable Instrument Act
    (e) Consumer Protection Act
    (f) RTI Act
  6.  Basic Computers
    (a) Operating System
    (b) Browsers
    (c) Email
    (d) Memory(Internal, External, portable)
    (e) Chats
    (f) Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
    (g) Networks

II. FCI Assistant Grade 3 (Technical) (Post Code-E): This post has categories for specialised persons from Agriculture, Biotechnology, Entomology, Chemistry field

  1. Agriculture
    (a) Statistics of Indian Agriculture (Cereals & Pulses)
    (b) Food & Agriculture Microbiology
    (c) Nutrition (Animal & Plant)
    (d) Postharvest care of Cereals & Pulses
    (e) Food grain Protection
    (f) Agriculture Extension
  2. Biotechnology
    (a) Microbes: Beneficial & Harmful
    (b)Genetic Engineering,
    (c) Biotechnological Principles
    (d) Economic Biotechnology
    (e) Pathogens & Control
    (f) Recent trends
  3. Entomology
    (a) Basic Entomology
    (b)Economic Entomology
    (c) Beneficial and harmful insects
    (d) Integrated Post Management (IPM)
    (e) Storage Grain Insect pest
    (f) Vertebrate Pests
  4. Chemistry
    (a) Physical Chemistry: Structure of Atoms, Chemical Bonding, Radioactivity
    (b) Inorganic Chemistry, Periodic Table, Basics Metals & Non-metals
    (c) Organic Chemistry, Basics of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, aldehydes and acids
    (d) Biochemistry (Carbohydrates, Proteins & Fats)
  5. Food-
    (a) PFA Act, 1964
    (b) Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006/Food Safety and Standards Regulations 2011
    (c) Right to Information Act, 2005

III. FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus (Civil Engineering) (Post Code-F): This post has categories for specialised persons from Engineering, construction, building, Surveying, Soil Engineering, Design

  1. Engineering Materials & Construction Technology:
    (a) Selection of the site for the construction
    (b) Engineering Materials & Construction Technology
    (c) Planning and orientation of buildings, acoustics
    (d) Ventilation and air conditioning
    (e) Building and highway materials, Stones, Bricks timber, Lime, Cement Mortar, Plain and reinforced Cement Concrete, Bitumen, Asphalt
  2. Building Materials:
    (a) Stone, Lime, Glass, Plastics, Steel, FRP, Ceramics, Aluminium, Fly Ash, Basic Admixtures,
    (b) Timber, Bricks and Aggregates Classification, properties and selection criteria, Cement etc
  3.  Construction Practice, Planning and Management:
    (a) Construction Planning
    (b) Equipment, site investigation
    (c) Tendering Process and Contract Management
    (d) Quality Control, Productivity, Operation Cost
    (e) Land acquisition, Labor safety and welfare
  4.  Surveying:
    (a) Surveying
    (b) Leveling, temporary and permanent adjustments of levels and Theodolite
    (c) Use of theodolite
    (d) Tachometry
    (e) Trigonometrically and Triangulation survey
    (f) Contours and contouring
    (g) Computations of areas and volumes
  5.  Soil/Geotechnical Engineering:
    (a) Classification of soil
    (b) Field identification tests
    (c) Water content, specific gravity, voids ratio, porosity, Soil permeability and its determination in the laboratory and field
    (d) Darcy’s law, Flow nets its Characteristics
    (e) Local and general shear failures
    (f) Plate load test
    (g) Stability of simple slopes
  6. Highway and bridges:
    (a) Classification of road land width
    (b) Flexible pavements
    (c) WBM courses, sub base, sand bitumen base curse, crushed cement concrete base / sub-base course
    (d) Prime and tack coats
    (e) surface dressing
    (f) Asphaltic concrete, seal coats
  7. Structural Analysis:
    (a) Strength of materials
    (b) Bending moments and shear force
    (c) Suspended Cables
    (d) Concepts and use of Computer-Aided Design
  8. Design of steel structures:
    (a) Principles of working stress methods
    (b) Design of tension and compression members
    (c) Design of beams and beam-column connections, built-up sections, Girders, Industrial roofs
    (d) Principles of Ultimate load design
  9.  Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures:
    (a) Principles of working stress methods
    (b) Design of tension and compression members
    (c) Design of beams and beam-column connections, built-up sections, Girders, Industrial roofs
    (d) Principles of Ultimate load design
  10. Estimating, Costing and Valuation:
    (a) estimate, analysis of rates, earthwork
    (b) Brick , RCC work shuttering, Painting, Flooring, Plastering flexible pavements, Tube well, isolates and combined footings, Steel Truss, Piles etc
    (c) Valuation- Value and cost, scrap value, salvage value, assessed value, sinking fund, depreciation and obsolescence, methods of valuation

IV. FCI Assistant Grade 3 (Electrical Mechanical Engineering) (Post Code-G):
(a) Thermodynamics
(b) Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning
(c) Theory of Machines, Machine Design
(d) Strength of Materials, Engineering Materials
(e) Production Engineering , Industrial Engineering
(f) Production Planning and Control
(g) Material handling
(h) Electrical Circuits, Network theorems, EM Theory
(g) Strength of Materials, Engineering Materials
(i) Electrostatics, Material Science (Electric Materials), Electrical Measurements,
(j) Elements of Computation Power Apparatus and Systems (Power System: Power generation; Thermal, Hydro, Nuclear & Solar power production and Transmissions)
(k) Electromechanics, Control Systems, Electronics and Communications, Estimation and costing, Use of computers

For appearing in FCI Assistant Grade 3 (Hindi) Paper-IV candidate should be able to use the following keyboard layouts:
1. Inscript
2. Remington (GAIL)

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FCI Syllabus 2022 for Assistant Grade 3 – FAQs

Q1. What is the Selection Process for FCI Assistant Grade 3 2022?

Ans. The Selection Process for FCI Assistant Grade 3 2022 includes an Online test (Phase 1 & Phase 2), and Interview.

Q2. Is there any negative marking for FCI Assistant Grade 3 2022 Phase 1 Exam?

Ans. Yes, For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one-fourth (1/4) of the mark assigned to that question.

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