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When is FCI Recruitment 2020? Check Complete Details Here

FCI Recruitment 2020

Food Corporation of India (FCI) releases the notification for FCI Recruitment 2020 for various posts. 4103 vacancies were out for last year FCI Recruitment.

In this blog, we are going to provide you all the details about the FCI 2020 Recruitment like exam date, FCI exam pattern, eligibility criteria, selection process, FCI mock test series, etc.

The information given here is based on the previous FCI 2019 Recruitment notification. We will update the blog once the latest notification is released.

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FCI Recruitment 2020 – Important Dates

  • Online Registrations Start Date: not declared yet
  • Online Registrations End Date: not declared yet
  • FCI Phase 1Examination: not declared yet
  • FCI Phase 2 Examination: not declared yet

Dates would be updated after the release of FCI 2020 recruitment Notification.

FCI Recruitment 2020: Last Year (2019) Vacancies 

Post Name  

Post Code

Vacancies

Total
North Zone South Zone East Zone West Zone North-East Zone
J.E. (Civil Engineering) A 46 26 26 14 2 114
J.E. (Electrical Mechanical Engineering) B 30 15 10 9 8 72
Steno Grade-II C 43 7 9 9 8 76
AG-II (Hindi) D 22 15 3 4 1 45
Typist (Hindi) E 16 3 12 4 4 39
AG-III (General) F 256 159 106 124 112 757
AG-III (Accounts) G 287 48 87 65 22 509
AG-III (Technical) H 286 54 224 153 3 720
AG-III (Depot) I 1013 213 61 353 131 1771
Total 1999 540 538 735 291 4103

Note– A Candidate Can Apply In Any One Zone Only For Any One Of The Post Code A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I.

FCI Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Name of Post

Maximum Age limit as on 01/01/2019

J.E. (Civil Engineering) 28
J.E. (Electrical

Mechanical)

28

 

Steno. Grade- II 25
AG-II (Hindi) 28
Typist (Hindi) 25
AG-III (General) 27
AG-III (Accounts) 27
AG-III (Technical) 27
AG-III (Depot) 27

FCI Recruitment 2020 Selection Process

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

FCI Recruitment 2020 Phase I Online exam will comprise of:- 

Sr.

No

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

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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 Recruitment 2020 Phase II online exam will comprise of:-

Number of Papers in Phase II

Postcode 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

Junior Engineer (Civil

Engineering)

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

(Electrical  Mechanical

Engineering)

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

Paper IV

AG II (Hindi) Candidates applying for Postcode 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

Note:

  • Paper-I is common for post code A, B, F, G, H and I.     
  • Paper-III is common for postcode D and E.

(**The above information is based on the previous FCI 2019 recruitment notification. The blog would be updated after the release of this FCI 2020 recruitment Notification**).

For detailed Syllabus, check previous year’s Official Notification

FCI Notification 2020: Topics To Prepare For Phase I

FCI 2020 English Language Syllabus:

Cloze Test, Fill in the blanks, Miscellaneous, Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting, Para jumbles, Paragraph Completion, Reading Comprehension.

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FCI 2020 Numerical Aptitude Syllabus: 

Mensuration – (Cylinder, Cone, Sphere), Mixtures & Allegations, Number Systems, Data Interpretation, Permutation, Combination &Probability, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Sequence & Series, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Simplification, Time & Distance.

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FCI 2020 Reasoning Syllabus: 

Alphanumeric Series, Data Sufficiency, Blood Relations, Coded Inequalities, Input-Output, Coding-Decoding, Logical Reasoning, Puzzle, Surds & Indices, Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test, Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Tabulation.

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FCI Recruitment 2020: Topics To Prepare for Phase II

FCI 2020 Syllabus For Paper-I (Duration-90 Minutes):

120 Multiple Choice Questions of General Aptitude consisting of Reasoning/General Intelligence, English Language, Computer Proficiency, General Awareness, Current Events, Data Analysis/Numerical Ability/Data Interpretation for the Post Code A {Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering)}, B {Junior Engineer (Electrical Engineering)}, C {Junior Engineer (Mechanical Engineering)}, F {AG-III (General)}, G {AG-III (Accounts)}, H{AG – III (Technical)} & I { AG-III (Depot)}.

FCI 2020 Syllabus For Paper-II (Duration-60 minutes) :

The detailed FCI syllabus 2020 for specified technical posts for Paper-II to assess the post-specific technical knowledge of relevant stream is as under:

a. Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering)

Building Materials Physical and Chemical properties building stones, cement (Portland), Asbestos products, Timber and Wood-based Products, laminates, bituminous materials, paints, varnishes, etc.
Surveying Principles of surveying, plane table surveying, theodolite, leveling and contouring, curvature, permanent adjustment of dumpy level, methods of contouring, tachometric survey, etc.
Soil Mechanics Void ratio, porosity, saturation, water content, specific gravity of soil grains and unit weights, grain size, Atterberg’s limits, soil classification, plasticity chart, permeability, consolidation of soils. Lab tests, moisture content, bearing capacity of soils, plate load test, standard penetration test, etc.
Estimating, Costing and Valuation Estimate, analysis of rates, earthwork, Brick, RCC work shuttering, Painting, Flooring, plastering flexible pavements, Tube well, isolates and combined footings, Steel Truss, Piles etc.
Transportation Engineering Types of pavements, pavement materials – aggregates and bitumen, Design of flexible and rigid pavements, bituminous construction, rigid pavement joint, pavement maintenance, Railway Engineering.
Environmental Engineering Quality of water, purification, distribution, sanitation, sewerage and sewage treatments.
Structural Engineering Theory of Structures, bending moment and shear force diagrams retaining walls, eccentric loads, slope deflection, critical load and columns, torsion etc.
Concrete Technology Latest technology and uses of concrete, water-cement ratio, workability, mix design, placement, compaction, finishing and curing of concrete, quality control of concrete, repair and maintenance of concrete structure, etc
RCC Designs RCC flexural strength, shear strength, bond strength, design of single reinforced beams, retaining walls, water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State method and Working Stress method).
Steel Design Steel design and construction of steel columns, beams, roof trusses, plate girders.
Construction Management Construction scheduling Bar Chart, CPM and PERT, etc.

b. Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical Engineering):

The topics for Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical Engineering) are given below 

Basic concepts, Concepts of current, Voltage, Power, Energy and their units, Circuit law, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and measuring instruments, Electrical Machines Synchronous Machines, Generation, Transmission and Distribution of power in different power stations, Estimation and costing, Utilization of Electrical Energy, Basic Electronics, Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Thermal Engineering, Air standard Cycles for IC engines, Rankine cycle of steam, Air Compressors & their cycles Boilers, Refrigeration cycles, Production Engineering.

c. 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

d. 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.

Note: The above syllabus for Agriculture, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, and Physics are grouped into the following two categories:
GROUP A- Agriculture, Botany, and Zoology.
GROUP B- Agriculture, Chemistry, and Physics.

FCI Recruitment 2020 Syllabus For Paper-III (Duration-90 minutes)

120 Multiple Choice Questions on General Hindi, General English, General Awareness, General Intelligence and Computer Knowledge for candidates applying for Post Code D {Assistant Grade-II (Hindi)}, and Post Code E {Typist (Hindi).

FCI Recruitment 2020 Syllabus For Paper-IV (Duration-90 minutes) (Subjective Test):

Translation – 2 Passages, one each from Hindi to English and vice-versa or candidates applying for the Post Code D {Assistant Grade-II (Hindi)}. Each Question will carry 60 marks and the maximum marks for the Paper-IV would be 120. This online test will be subjective type.

Paper-V (Duration-90 minutes):

120 Multiple Choice Questions on General English, General Awareness, General Intelligence and Computer Knowledge (with specific reference to MS Word and Internet) for candidates applying for the Post Code C {Steno. Grade-II}.

(**The above information is based on the previous FCI 2019 recruitment notification. The blog would be updated after the release of this FCI 2020 recruitment Notification**).

FCI 2020: 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

 

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

(**The above information is based on the previous FCI 2019 recruitment notification. The blog would be updated after the release of this FCI 2020 recruitment Notification**).

FCI Recruitment 2020 Educational Qualification and Experience:

Post Qualifications / Experience
J.E.            (Civil

Engineering)

Degree in Civil Engineering or Diploma in Civil Engineering with one year experience.
J.E. (Electrical

Mechanical)

Degree in Electrical Engineering Or Mechanical Engineering or Diploma in Electrical Engineering Or Mechanical Engineering with one year experience in the case of Diploma holders only.

 

Steno. Grade- II Graduate along with O‘ level qualification of DOEACC and speed of 40 w.p.m. and 80 w.p.m. in typing and shorthand respectively or Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Application with speed of 40 w.p.m. and 80 w.p.m. in typing and shorthand respectively.
AG-II (Hindi) Essential:

1.       Degree of a recognized University with Hindi as the main subject.

2.       Proficiency in English.

3.       One year experience of translation from English to Hindi and vice-versa.

Desirable:-

Post Graduate qualification in Hindi.

Typist (Hindi) (1)    Graduation or equivalent.

(2)    30 W.P.M speed in Hindi Typing.

(3)    Preference will be given to the candidates knowing bilingual typing (English and Hindi) and Computer knowledge.

AG-III (General) Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with proficiency in use of computers.
AG-III (Accounts) Bachelor of Commerce from a recognized University with proficiency in use of computers.
AG-III (Technical) 1.       B.Sc. in Agriculture from a recognized University. Or

B.Sc. with any of the following subject from a recognized University:

 

Botany / Zoology / Bio-Technology / Bio-Chemistry / Microbiology / Food Science.

Or

B. Tech / BE in Food Science / Food Science and Technology /

Agricultural Engineering / Bio-Technology from a recognized University / an institution approved by AICTE.

 

2.       Proficiency in use of computers.

AG-III (Depot) Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with proficiency in use of computers.

(**The above information is based on the previous FCI 2019 recruitment notification. The blog would be updated after the release of this FCI 2020 recruitment Notification**).

FCI Recruitment 2020 Application Fee

Candidates applying for the post (ANYONE WITHIN THE ZONE) are required to submit Application Fee of Rs. 500/- [Excluding bank charges but including GST]

**SC / ST / PwBD / Serving Defence Personnel / Ex-Serviceman and Women candidates are exempted from payment of Application Fee.

(**The above information is based on the previous FCI 2019 recruitment notification. The blog would be updated after the release of this FCI 2020 recruitment Notification**).

FCI Recruitment 2020: Salary Structure For Various Posts

The pay-scale range for various posts announced in FCI 2020 recruitment notification has been given below.

  • Junior Engineer (Electrical Engineering): Rs11100- Rs 29950
  • Junior Engineer (Mechanical Engineering: Rs 11100- Rs 29950
  • Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering): Rs 11100- Rs 29950
  • Typist (Hindi): Rs 9300 – Rs 22940
  • Assistant Grade-II (Hindi): Rs 9900 – Rs 25530
  • Assistant Grade-III (General): Rs 9300 – Rs 22940
  • Assistant Grade-III (Technical): Rs 9300 – Rs 22940
  • Assistant Grade-III (Accounts): Rs 9300 – Rs 22940
  • Assistant Grade-III (Depot): Rs 9300 – Rs 22940

FCI Salary Structure 2019 – As per City Category

Name of the Post Class A Cities Class B Cities Class C Cities
Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering) 26673 25563 24453
Junior Engineer (Electrical Engineering) 26673 25563 24453
Junior Engineer (Mechanical Engineering 26673 25563 24453
Assistant Grade-II (Hindi) 23595 22605 21615
Typist (Hindi) 22213 21283 20353
 Assistant Grade-III (General) 22213 21283 20353
 Assistant Grade-III (Accounts) 22213 21283 20353
 Assistant Grade-III (Technical) 22213 21283 20353
 Assistant Grade-III (Depot) 22213 21283 20353

What are Cities A, B, and C?

  1. Class A Cities: Metropolitan
  2. Class B Cities: Other Big Cities
  3. Class C Cities: Village + Small Cities

(**The above information is based on the previous FCI 2019 recruitment notification. The blog would be updated after the release of this FCI 2020 recruitment Notification**)

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