Food Corporation of India (FCI) has released the notification for FCI Recruitment 2019. 4103 vacancies are out for various posts. Candidates can apply online from 23 March 2019. In this blog, we are going to provide you all the details about the FCI 2019 Recruitment like, exam date, FCI exam pattern, eligibility criteria, selection process, FCI mock test series, etc.
FCI Recruitment 2019 – Important Dates
Start Date to apply online: 23rd Feb 2019 [10:00 AM onwards]
Last Date for Submission of Application: 25th March 2019
FCI Recruitment 2019 Vacancies
|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|
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 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Name of Post
Maximum Age limit as on 01/01/2019
|J.E. (Civil Engineering)||28|
|Steno. Grade- II||25|
FCI Recruitment 2019 Educational Qualification and Experience:
|Post||Qualifications / Experience [as on 01/01/2019]|
|Degree in Civil Engineering or Diploma in Civil Engineering with one year experience.|
|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.|
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.
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.
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.|
FCI Recruitment 2019 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.
The exam pattern for Phase I Online exam is as follow:-
|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|
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 Phase II online exam will comprise of:-
Number of Papers in Phase II
|Paper I only||F||AG-III (General)|
|Paper III only||E||Typist (Hindi)|
|Paper V only||C||Steno Grade-II|
|Paper I and||A||Junior Engineer (Civil
|Candidates applying for any ONE of the post code A, B, G and H will appear in Paper-I to be followed by Paper-II.|
|ONLINE TEST for Paper – I & Paper – II shall be held in single sitting only|
|Paper III and
|D||AG II (Hindi)||Candidates applying for Post code 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
For detailed Syllabus, check Official Notification
FCI 2019: 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
|Paper – IV (Subjective)||Two questions each carrying 60 marks.||120||No negative marking|
FCI Recruitment 2019 Application Fee
Candidates applying for the post (ANY ONE 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.
FCI Application Form 2019
Candidates can apply online only from 23.Feb.2019 10:00 Hrs (IST) to 25.March.2019 24:00 Hrs (IST) and no other mode of application will be accepted. Candidates can go to the FCI website (www.fci.gov.in) and click on the option “APPLY ONLINE“.
To register, choose the tab “Click here for New Registration” and enter Name, Contact details, and Email-id. Fill rest of the form, Upload Photo and Signature, make Payment and Submit the form.
FCI Mock Test Series
Oliveboard’s FCI Online Mock Tests will help you prepare for the actual exam because they will give you an idea of how the pressure and situation will be and this will help you feel more confident and more prepared. These Mock tests will also help you in judging and understanding your strengths and weaknesses so that you can work on them better. Check what’s in store for you:
- 10 Mocks for Food Corporation of India 2019 Prelims
- 5 Mocks for Food Corporation of India 2019 Mains
- All Topic Tests
- Sectional Tests
- GK Supplement with 2500 questions
- Video Crash course – 200+ Videos
- Lessons on All Topics
That is all from us in this blog of FCI 2019 Notification. We hope you found all the information provided above about the FCI Recruitment 2019 useful. Keep checking this space for any new updates about FCI 2019 Exam.