FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus 2024, Detailed Syllabus & Exam Pattern

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FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus

The FCI Syllabus 2024 is a comprehensive guide for candidates preparing for the Food Corporation of India (FCI) Assistant Grade 3 exam. It covers various subjects and topics that candidates need to master to excel in the examination. Go through the complete blog to know the FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus & FCI Assistant Grade 3 Exam Pattern in detail.

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Exam Pattern 2024

To excel in the FCI Assistant Grade 3 exam, candidates must also be aware of the exam pattern. The 2024 exam pattern typically includes multiple stages, such as phase 1 and phase 2 exams, to evaluate candidates thoroughly. Knowing the FCI Exam Pattern 2024 will help candidates strategize their preparation and allocate time wisely for each section.

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Notification – Phase 1 Exam Pattern

The online exam of Phase-I is common irrespective of the post. For each wrong answer, there will be negative marking of one fourth (1/4). The test structure for Phase I Online exam is as follows.

Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMax MarksDuration (in Minutes)Version
English Language252515 minutesEnglish
Reasoning252515 minutesBilingual
Numerical Ability252515 minutesBilingual
General Studies* comprising of History, Geography, Economy, General Science upto Class 8th level. (20 questions)
Current Affairs (5 Questions)
252515 minutesBilingual
Total10010060 minutes

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Exam Pattern – Phase 2

The phase 2 is further divided into two papers i.e. Paper 1 & Paper 2. The Paper 1 will be common for all the posts but the Paper 2 will be specific as technical knowledge is required. Check out their patterns below:

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Phase 2 Paper 1 Exam Pattern

The sections/subjects in Paper 1 of Phase 2 are same as Phase 1. Only the difficulty level of the questions may be high as compared to Phase 1. Check out the pattern for Paper 1 of Phase 2 below:

Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMax MarksDuration (in Minutes)Version
English Language252520 minutesEnglish
Reasoning252520 minutesBilingual
Numerical Ability252520 minutesBilingual
General Studies* comprising of History, Geography,
Economy – 25 questions
General Science upto Class 10th level – 10 questions
Current Affairs – 5 questions
Computer Awareness – 5 questions
454530 minutesBilingual
Total12012090 minutes

Note: Candidate should note that there will be 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 then there will be no negative marking for that question.

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Phase 2 Paper 2 Exam Pattern (For Accounts, Technical & Hindi)

The paper 2 will be only conducted for three posts which are AG III (Accounts), AG IIII (Technical) and AG III (Hindi). Check out the detailed pattern below:

Post NameExam PatternDuration
AG-III (Accounts)60 Multiple Choice Questions on Commerce particularly General Accounting and Finance for candidates applying for the Post Code E {Assistant Grade-III (Accounts)} to assess the post specific technical knowledge of relevant stream.

Each Question will have 2 marks.
90 minutes
AG-III (Technical)60 Multiple Choice Questions on Agriculture, Botany and Zoology (Group-A) or Agriculture, Chemistry and Physics (Group-B) for candidates applying for the Post Code F {Assistant Grade-III (Technical)} to assess the post specific technical knowledge of relevant stream.

Each Question will have 2 marks.
90 minutes
AG-III (Hindi)60 Multiple Choice Questions: General Knowledge related to Hindi Literature (4 Questions), word/sentences for Hindi to English translation (20 Questions), word/sentences for English to Hindi translation (20 Questions), Official Language Policy (4 Questions), Official Language Act (4 Questions), Official Language Rules (4 Questions), Annual Programme issued by Department of Official Language (4 Questions).

Each Question will have 2 marks.
90 minutes
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FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus 2024

The FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus is designed to test candidates’ proficiency in different subjects. Check out the detailed FCI Syllabus 2024 for both phases below:

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus – Phase 1

Below we have shared the subject wise FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus for Phase 1. Check out the section wise/ subject wise syllabus.

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus 2024 – English Language

The FCI Assistant Grade 3 English Syllabus is divided into following topics:

  • Sentence Improvement
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Antonyms
  • Para Completion
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Basic Grammar
  • Error Detection
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Vocabulary
  • Antonyms/Synonyms
  • Para Jumble
  • Sentence rearrangement

FCI AG 3 Syllabus 2024 – Reasoning Ability

The FCI Assistant Grade 3 Reasoning Syllabus is divided into following topics:

  • Arrangement & pattern
  • Syllogism
  • Analogy
  • Inequality
  • Puzzles & Sitting Arrangements
  • Direction & Distance
  • Blood Relation
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Word Sequence
  • Missing Characters
  • Sequential Output training
  • Directions
  • Test on Alphabets
  • Eligibility Test

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus 2024 – Numerical Aptitude

The FCI Assistant Grade 3 Numerical Aptitude Syllabus is divided into following topics:

  • Volumes
  • Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F
  • Odd Man Out
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Probability
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Basic Calculation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Time & Work
  • Speed Time & Distance
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Data Interpretation
  • Number Series
  • Arithmetic Problems

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus 2024 – General Awareness

The FCI Assistant Grade 3 General Awareness Syllabus is divided into following topics:

  • General Science (8th Standard)
  • Indian History
  • Indian Economics
  • Indian Geography
  • Current Affairs

FCI AG 3 Syllabus 2024 – Computer Knowledge

The FCI Assistant Grade 3 Computer Knowledge Syllabus is divided into following topics:

  • Microsoft Access
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Boolean Algebra
  • Computer Networks
  • Emerging Technologies and Web Publishing
  • PC Software and Office Automation
  • Database Management System
  • Data Structures
  • MS PowerPoint and Word, Microsoft OneNote
  • MS Vision and MS Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • The Internet
  • Workplace Productivity Tools
  • MS Project, Microsoft Publisher

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus – Phase 2 Paper 2

The paper 2 of Phase 2 will be conducted only for Assistant Grade III (Accounts, Technical & Hindi). We have shared below the detailed FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus for Phase 2 Paper 2.

Post NameDetailed Syllabus
Assistant Grade III (Accounts)1. Basic Accounting concept including preparation of books of accounts.
2. Taxation including Income Tax and Goods and Services Tax.
3. Auditing: – (a) Auditing concepts and methods, (b) Internal & External audit of companies.
4. Commercial Laws:- (Basic Knowledge) (a) Basics of Contract Act, (b) Basics of Company Act, (c) Basics of Sales of Goods Act, (d) Negotiable Instrument Act
5. Basic of Computers: (a) Operating System, (b) Browsers, (c) Email, (d) Memory (Internal, External, portable), (e) Chats, (f) Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), (g) Networks.
Assistant Grade-III (Technical)Agriculture:- Statics of Indian Agriculture (Cereals & Pulses), Elementary entomology, Plant Protection, Agricultural Economics.
Botany:– Cell Biology :Tissue , Organ & Organ System, Genetics, Plant Classification, Diversity, Ecology, Life Process: Photosynthesis, Respiration , Circulation, Movement etc, Basics of Biochemistry.
Zoology:- Animal Cell & Tissue, Organ System, Heredity & Variation, Animal Classification, Micro Organism, Insects & Rodents.
Chemistry:- Chemical bonding, Organic Chemistry : Basics of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, aldehydes and acids, Inorganic Chemistry , Chemistry in daily life.
Physics:– Measurements, Basic Physics, Light, Electricity.

The above syllabus for Agriculture, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry and Physics is grouped into following two categories:
GROUP A- Agriculture, Botany and Zoology.
GROUP B- Agriculture, Chemistry and Physics.
Assistant Grade-III (Hindi)1. General Knowledge related to Hindi Literature
2. Word/sentences for Hindi to English translation
3. Word/sentences for English to Hindi translation
4. Official Language Policy
5. Official Language Act
6. Official Language Rules
7. Annual Programme issued by Department of Official Language
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FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus 2024 – FAQs

Q1. What is the FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus 2024?

The FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus includes topics like Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English Language, and General Awareness for Phase 1 & Paper 1 Phase 2.

Q2. How many stages are there in the FCI Assistant Grade 3 Exam Pattern 2024?

The FCI Assistant Grade 3 Exam consists of two stages – Phase 1 and Phase 2 consisting of two papers.

Q3. Is there negative marking in the FCI Assistant Grade 3 Exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the FCI Assistant Grade 3 Exam.

Q4. What is the syllabus for the General Awareness section in FCI Assistant Grade 3 Exam?

The General Awareness syllabus includes topics like current affairs, static GK, and general knowledge.

Q5. Will the Phase 1 marks be counted for final selection?

No, the phase 1 marks will not be counted for final merit.


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