FCI Assistant Grade III Syllabus 2019 – Phase II (Paper 1) General | Depot

Food Corporation of India had recently conducted the FCI Assistant Prelims Exam 2019. FCI Assistant Mains (Phase II) Exam will be conducted on 27th July 2019. Candidates aiming to clear FCI should start preparing for Mains from now on and for that one has to be very thorough with the exam pattern and syllabus. This blog is intended to provide FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus for Phase 2 – Paper 1. Read along to check the details:

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FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus

Duration – 90 Minutes


There will be 120 MCQs from the following sections:

  1. Reasoning/General Intelligence
  2. English Language
  3. Computer Proficiency
  4. General Awareness, Current Events,
  5. Data Analysis/Numerical Ability/Data Interpretation

Note: This Paper-I is common for post code A, B, F, G, H and I i.e. Paper 1 is common for Post Code A {Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering)}, B {Junior Engineer (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)}, F {AG-III (General)}, G {AG-III (Accounts)}, H{AG – III (Technical)} & I { AG-III (Depot)}. So, refer the same for other posts as well.

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FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus Reasoning / General Intelligence

Alpha-numeric/ Alphabetical Series Mirror Images & Embedded Figures
Analogy Paper Folding
Analytical Reasoning Puzzles – Box based, Floor, Calendar, Day/Months based, etc.
Blood Relations Seating Arrangement– Linear, Circular, Facing Inside/Outside, Mixed
Coding and Decoding Statement and Conclusion
Double Line-up Statement-Course of Action
Data Sufficiency Syllogism
Direction Sense Ordering and Ranking
Input Output Venn Diagram | Verbal Reasoning

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 FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus English Language

Grammar (Verb, Prepositions, Adverbs, Articles, Tenses)

Reading Comprehension Vocabulary based questions
Cloze Test Error Spotting
Para jumbles Sentence Improvement
Fillers – Single, Double Synonyms/ Antonyms
Odd One Out Idioms and Phrases
Correct Usage One Word Substitution
Paragraph Completion Word/Phrase Replacement

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FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus Computer Proficiency

History of Computers – Generations, Types Logic Gates
Computer Memory Internet
Computer Hardware and I/O Devices MS Office Suit – Word, Excel, PPT, etc.
Computer Software File Extensions
Storage Units Basics of DBMS
Computer Languages Computer Hacking
Operating System – Types, Functions Computer Network
Number System and Conversions Shortcut Keys
Computer Abbreviations Internet
Computer Network – Types, Topology Computer Virus & Hacking

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FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus Data Analysis/Numerical Ability/Data Interpretation

Approximation Percentage
Average & Problems on Age Probability
Boats and Stream Pipes and Cisterns
Clock and Calendar Problems Profit, Loss and Discount
Data Interpretation – Charts and Graphs: Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart; Tabular; Caselet; Mixed DI Quadratic Equations | Geometry
Decimal and Fractions Simplification | Mensuration
Indices and Surds Simple and Compound Interest
LCM and H.C.F Permutation and Combination
Mensuration Square root, Cube root
Mixture and Allegations Time and Work
Number Series/ Number System Time, Distance and Speed
Partnerships Trigonometry

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General Awareness, Current Events

Static Awareness

History, Art & Culture, Geography, Polity, Economics, Science, etc.


Current Events: At least 6 months

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  • Airports & Sea Ports in India
  • Agreements and MoUs
  • Books & Authors
  • Awards and Honours
  • Concepts, Theories, Inventions/Discoveries & New Achievements in Science & technology
  • Budget 2019
  • Countries, Capital & Currencies
  • Economic Policies & Government Schemes
  • Dance, Folk Songs & festivals of Indian States
  • Latest invention & discoveries in India & world
  • Headquarters & Head Persons
  • List of Obituaries
  • Important Days
  • New Appointments of President/PM, CM, Chief Justice, MD/CEO, etc.
  • National Parks and Bird sanctuaries
  • Sports News
  • Rivers, Dams, Atomic power plants, Space Stations
  • Summits & Conferences: Theme & Host, etc.
  • Temples in India, etc.

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Now that you are well aware of the FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus, it is time for you to start preparing for Phase 2 exam. Take Oliveboard Free Mock test to get started because:

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That is all from us in this blog. We hope you find the information provided here useful. Start preparing for Phase 2 and rest assure that we, at Oliveboard are always there to help you in each and every step of your preparation.

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