FCI Manager official notification has been released by the Food Corporation of India (FCI), one of the largest Public Sector Undertakings ensuring the food security of the Nation. There are a total of 330 vacancies for the post of Manager (General/ Depot/ Movement/ Accounts/ Technical/ Civil Engineering/ Electrical /Mechanical Engineering) across 5 zones (North, South, East, West and North-East). It is a good opportunity for the aspirants who are looking for an officer’s post in FCI. In this blog, we will be sharing the FCI Manager Exam Pattern.
FCI Manager Exam Pattern
Manager (General/Depot/Movement/Accounts/Technical/Civil Engineering/Electrical Mechanical Engineering):- The selection process will be consisting of Online Test, Interview and Training.
Manager (Hindi):– The selection process will be consisting of Online Test and Interview.
A) PATTERN OF ONLINE TEST – FCI Manager Exam Pattern
The online test will comprise of Phase-I and Phase-II exams.
i) The online test of the FCI Manager Exam Pattern – Phase-I shall be common irrespective of the post. The test structure for Phase I Online test is as follow:-
|S.NO.||NAME OF THE TEST||NO. OF QUES||MAX. MARKS||DURATION
|MEDIUM OF EXAMINATION|
|1.||English Language||30||30||20 minutes||English|
|2.||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes||Bilingual(English & Hindi)|
|3.||Numerical Aptitude||35||35||20 minutes||Bilingual(English & Hindi)|
- In the Phase-I of online test, the test will be Objective type (multiple choice questions).
- Each question will carry equal 01 (one) mark.
- For each wrong answer, there will be negative marking of one-fourth (1/4) of the mark assigned to that question.
- If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no negative marking for that question.
- The marks obtained in Phase-I will not be reckoned in final merit ranking.
ii) FCI Manager Exam Pattern: Phase-II online test will comprise of:-
|One Exam Paper||Paper I only||A||Manager(General)|
|Two Exam Paper||Paper I & Paper II only||D||Manager(Accounts)||Candidates applying for one of the post D, E, F, and G will appear in Paper- I to be followed by Paper-II. ONLINE test for both the papers will be held in single sitting.|
|G||Manager(Electrical Mechanical Engineering)|
|Paper III & Paper IV||H||Manager (Hindi)||Candidates applying for the Post Code H will appear in Paper III followed by Paper IV. Online test for both the papers will be held in single sitting.|
Note-I: – Paper-I is common for post code A, B, C, D, E, F, and G.
Note-II:- Online Test for Paper – I & Paper – II and Paper – III & Paper IV shall be held in single sitting.
|Paper Type||Number of questions & marks||Duration||Negative Marking|
|Paper-I||120 Multiple Choice Questions will carry equal 01 marks. Paper will carry a maximum of 120 marks.||90 minutes||There will be no negative marking in Phase-II of the examination.|
|Post Specific Paper-II(In Phase II)||60 Multiple Choice Questions each carrying 02 marks. Paper will carry a maximum of 120 marks.||60 minutes|
|Paper-III(Only for the post of Manager(Hindi) Post code-H||120 Multiple Choice Questions will carry equal 01 marks. Paper will carry a maximum of 120 marks.||90 minutes|
|Paper-IV(Only for the Post of Manager(Hindi) Post Code-H||(i)01 Passage for translation from Hindi to English.
(ii)01 Passage for translation English to Hindi. (iii)01 essay in Hindi.
(iv)01 Precis Writing in English Each question carries 30 marks and total marks will be 120.
FCI Manager Exam Pattern: Pattern of Paper – I and Paper – II of Phase-II Online Test shall be as follows:
Paper-I (Duration – 90 minutes) (120 Marks):
120 Multiple Choice Questions of General Aptitude consisting of Reasoning, Data Analysis, Computer Awareness, Management and Current Affairs for the post of Manager (Analysis, Computer Awareness, General Awareness, Management and Current Affairs for the post of Manager (General / Depot / Movement / Accounts / Technical / Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering).
Paper-II (Duration – 60 minutes) (120 Marks):
I. 60 Multiple Choice Questions on General Accounting and Finance for candidates applying for Manager (Accounts)
II. 60 Multiple Choice Questions on Agriculture, Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Engineering & Bio-Technology for candidates applying for Manager (Technical)
III. 60 Multiple Choice Questions on Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering for candidates applying for Manager (Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering).
FCI Manager Exam Pattern – Pattern of Paper – III and Paper – IV shall be as follows:
Paper-III (Duration-90 minutes) (120 Marks)
120 Multiple Choice Questions on General Hindi, General English, General Awareness, General Intelligence, Computer Awareness, Management and Current Affairs for candidates applying for the Post Code – H Manager (Hindi).
Paper-IV (Duration-90 minutes) (120 Marks) (Subjective Test):
i. 01 Passage for translation from Hindi to English (30 Marks)
ii. 01 Passage for translation from English to Hindi (30 Marks)
iii. 01 essay in Hindi (30 Marks)
iv. 01 Precis Writing in English (30 Marks).
For appearing in Paper-IV Manager (Hindi) candidate should be able to use the following keyboard layouts:
2. Remington (GAIL)
i. Marks obtained in Phase-I online exam will not be reckoned for the final merit list. The candidates fifteen times the number of vacancies advertised shall be called for Phase-II examination.
ii. The merit of Online Test, for postcode A, B & C will be decided on Paper -I of Phase- II.
iii. For postcode D, E, F & G the merit of online test will be decided on the basis of combined marks secured by candidates in Paper-I & post specific Paper-II of Phase- II.
iv. Manager (Hindi) (Post Code-H):- Candidates applying for Manager (Hindi) will need to take paper III & IV in Phase II. The merit of online test will be on the basis of combined marks secured by the candidates in both Paper – III and Paper- IV.
v. Manager (General/ Depot/ Movement/ Accounts/ Technical/ Civil Engineering/ Electrical Mechanical Engineering):- Candidates are to be shortlisted for Interview on criteria of minimum 50% marks in Online Test of Phase-II for unreserved categories and 45% marks for SC, ST, OBC and the Persons with Benchmarks Disabilities (PwBD). The number of candidates to be called for Interview shall normally be three times the number of advertised vacancies. However, where the number of candidates is less than three times the number of vacancies, then all the qualifying candidates may be called for interview as the case may be.
vi. A candidate has to appear in all the phases of the recruitment process to be considered for the selection. The candidates are advised to visit FCI Website regularly.
vii. All papers in the online examination will be of objective type multiple choice questions only except paper IV for Manager (Hindi) which will be of subjective
viii. Online Test will be bilingual i.e. in English and Hindi except for language papers.
ix. In case of Manager(General/ Depot/Movement/Accounts/Technical/Civil Engineering/Electrical Mechanical Engineering), the Weightage assigned for Online Test (Phase-II), Interview and Training are 80%, 10%, and 10%
respectively. Upon successful completion of the training, the selected candidates may be considered for issue of appointment orders as Managers and such candidates will be placed on probation as per the rules.
x. In the case of Manager (Hindi), the Weightage assigned for Online Test (Phase-II) and Interviews are 90% and 10% respectively.
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