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Food Corporation of India (FCI) has released the notification of 4103 vacancies to fill various posts.  Candidates can Apply Online Here from 23 March 2019. In this blog, we are going to provide you all the details about the FCI 2019 Exam Pattern. 

FCI 2019 Exam Pattern

The FCI online test will comprise of Phase-I and Phase-II exams.  The FCI Prelims exam pattern will be common for all the posts.

The exam pattern for Phase I Online exam is as follow:- 



Name of the Test No. of Ques. Max. Marks Duration (minutes) Medium
1 English Language  30 30     20 minutes English
2 Reasoning Ability 35 35  20 minutes Bilingual
3 Numerical Aptitude 35 35  20 minutes Bilingual
100 100   60 minutes

Note: – For each wrong answer, there will be negative marking of one-fourth (1/4) of the mark assigned to that question. The marks obtained in Phase I will not be reckoned in final merit ranking.

FCI Phase II online exam will comprise of:-


Number of Papers in Phase II

Post code 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 Junior Engineer (Civil


Candidates applying for any ONE of the post code A, B, G and H will appear in Paper-I to be followed by Paper-II.
B Junior    Engineer

(Electrical  Mechanical


ONLINE TEST for Paper – I & Paper – II shall be held in single sitting only
G {AG-III (Accounts)
H {AG-III (Technical)}
Paper III and

Paper IV

D AG II (Hindi) Candidates applying for Post code D will appear in Paper-III to be followed by Paper-IV.

ONLINE TEST for Paper – III & Paper-IV shall be held in single sitting only


·         Paper-I is common for post code A, B, F, G, H and I.     

·         Paper-III is common for post code D and E.

For detailed Syllabus, check Official Notification

FCI 2019: Distribution of Questions and Marks

Paper Type Number of questions Marks Negative marking
Paper – I, Paper – III and Paper V  120 Multiple Choice Questions 120 Candidate should note that there will be negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to a question in Phase –II.
Post specific Paper-II (in phase II) 60 Multiple Choice Questions


Paper – IV (Subjective) Two questions each carrying 60 marks. 120 No negative marking

FCI 2019 Apply Online

Name of Post

FCI 2019 Online Application Form

J.E. (Civil Engineering) Click Here to Apply Online
J.E. (Electrical


Click Here to Apply Online
Steno. Grade- II Click Here to Apply Online
AG-II (Hindi) Click Here to Apply Online
Typist (Hindi) Click Here to Apply Online
AG-III (General) Click Here to Apply Online
AG-III (Accounts) Click Here to Apply Online
AG-III (Technical) Click Here to Apply Online
AG-III (Depot) Click Here to Apply Online

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That is all from us in this blog. We hope you found all the information provided above about the FCI 2019 Exam Pattern  useful. Do not delay your preparation. If you want to ace FCI 2019 exam, then start preparing from now on. Keep checking this space for any new updates about FCI 2019 Exam.

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