FCI Manager Study Plan 2022 – Prepare in 4 Weeks | Oliveboard

FCI Manager Study Plan: FCI has released the official notification for the FCI Manager 2022 Exam. The application process opened on the 27th of August 2022 and will close on the 26th of September, 2022. According to the official notification, the tentative date for the Phase I exam seems to be in November 2022. With 113 vacancies up for grabs, candidates will be looking to hasten their preparation.

Considering the changed exam pattern for Phase I, Oliveboard brings you a fast-track FCI Manager Study Plan spanning 4 weeks. With a well-structured study plan and steady preparation, candidates can undoubtedly sail through Phase I of FCI Manager 2022.

FCI Manager Study Plan 2022 

Let us first get familiar with the FCI Manager Prelims Exam Pattern here.

FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam Pattern

Name of the TestNo. of Qs.Max. MarksDuration (minutes)
English Language252515 minutes
Reasoning Ability252515 minutes
Numerical Aptitude252515 minutes
General Studies252515 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

Note -: 1/4th Negative marking will be there. Phase 1 Marks will not be considered for final selection.

FCI Manager Study Plan 2022 – A 4-Week Preparation Plan

Week 1

Numerical AptitudeReasoning AbilityEnglish LanguageGeneral Studies
Learn the Quicker Quants Tips & Tricks (Tricks to solve quickly),  

Number System, 

Number Series (Wrong & Missing),

Simplification, Approximation, Averages, 

Quadratic Equation, 

Practice DI
Alphanumeric Series,  

Analogy & Classification,

Direction & Distances,

Read regularly (especially editorials),  
Brush up on Basic Grammar Rules,

Practice Error Detection,

Practice a few Reading Comprehensions
Important dates in Indian History,

Important Acts Passed,

Important places and locations of events,

Key figures in Indian History

Week 2

Numerical Aptitude
Reasoning AbilityEnglish LanguageGeneral Studies
Arithmetic Topics (Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Profit & Loss, Time, Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Mixtures & Alligations)

Practice Mixed DI
Seating Arrangement (single line & parallel line);  

Puzzles (month based; box based etc)
Read Regularly (especially editorials),  

Practice Fillers (Single & Double),

Phrase Replacement,

Cloze Test
Basics of Indian Economy

Important economical developments through the years

Current economical policies

Important terms and figures of the Indian Economy

Week 3

Numerical Aptitude
Reasoning AbilityEnglish LanguageGeneral Studies
Mensuration, Probability,

Practice DI (Caselets),

Quantity Comparison
Blood Relations,

Order & Ranking,


Coded Inequality  
Puzzles (Circular)
Read Regularly (especially editorials),  

Sentence Improvement,


Practice a few Reading Comprehensions
Refresh general science up to 8th standard level

Basic concepts of physics, chemistry, and biology

Indian Geography

Key locations, weather patterns, crop growths, concerns

Week 4

Numerical Aptitude
Reasoning AbilityEnglish LanguageGeneral Studies
Data Sufficiency,  
Data Interpretation (Arithmetic DI)
Practice the topics that you are weak at.
Reverse Syllogisms,


Seating Arrangement & Puzzles Practice

Practice a few Reading Comprehensions,


Error Detection, Cloze Test

Read newspapers and magazines to be up-to-date with current affairs

Keep an eye on major policy changes, technical and medical advancements, and achievements in fields of science, sports, arts, and entertainment.


The above FCI Manager Study Plan 2022 is made as per the syllabus and as per our understanding of the most efficient ways of preparing. You can always customize this plan as per your availability of time, strength & weaknesses. 

Take up Topic Tests & Sectional Tests when you feel you are weak in a particular topic or section. 

Also, Read: 

  1. FCI Manager Salary And Job Profile 2022
  2. FCI Manager Apply Online 2022 – Link Activated
  3. Want to know about the new FCI Manager 2022 Exam Pattern?
  4. FCI Manager 2019 Vacancy – Zone-wise, Category-wise & Post-wise Details

FCI Manager Study Plan – Frequently Asked Question

When can I apply for FCI Manager?

The registration link for FCI Manager is live here. Candidates are advised to apply at the earliest. Registration closes on the 26th of September 2022.

What is the exam pattern for FCI Manager 2022?

FCI Manager 2022 has an updated exam pattern which has been detailed in the official notification that is downloadable here. For a thorough breakdown of the exam pattern change, check out our blog that details the changes.

When is the FCI Manager Exam?

FCI Manager 2022 will be conducted in two phases- Phase I and II. Phase I will be held tentatively in November 2022 while Phase II is tentatively in January 2023.

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