FCI Manager Eligibility Criteria 2022: Candidates are required to fulfill the eligibility criteria specified by FCI in the official notification for FCI Manager 2022 to appear for the exam. This article will detail the age, nationality and educational qualifications aspiring candidates should meet. Also detailed are the age relaxations and eligibility for specific candidates. The FCI Manager 2022 notification was released on the 24th of August, 2022 on the official website of the FCI. The Online Registration process has also begun as of 27th of August, 2022. A total of 113 vacancies have been released for the post of Manager in their various offices and depots across the country. Read on to find out the eligibility criteria for FCI Manager Exam 2022.
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FCI Manager 2022 Eligibility
Food Cooperation of India (FCI) conducts the FCI Manager exam to select eligible and desirable candidates for the post of Manager in various offices and depots across the country. Aspiring candidates should study the FCI Manager eligibility criteria carefully before applying each year. To make it easier for candidates, this blog will provide a detailed description of the eligibility criteria in a succinct manner.
The FCI has released post-wise eligibility criteria for FCI Manager 2022 Exam. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for different posts and apply for the one they qualify.
|Name of the Post||QUALIFICATION / EXPERIENCE|
|Manager (General)||Graduate degree or equivalent from a recognized University with minimum|
60% marks; OR CA/ICWA/CS
Note: In the case of SC/ST/ PwBD candidates, the minimum percentage of marks shall be 55% instead of 60%.
|Manager (Depot)||Graduate degree or equivalent from a recognized University with minimum 60% marks;|
OR CA/ICWA/CS Note: In the case of SC/ST/PwBD candidates, the minimum percentage of marks shall be 55% instead of 60%.
|Manager (Movement)||Graduate degree or equivalent from a recognized University with minimum 60% marks;|
Note: In the case of SC/ST/ PwBD candidates, the minimum percentage of
|Manager (Accounts)||i. Associate Membership of|
a) The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India; or
b) The Institute of Cost Accountants of India; or
c)The Institute of Company Secretaries of India
ii. B.Com from a recognized University AND
(a) Post Graduate Full-time MBA (Fin) Degree / Diploma of minimum 2 years recognized by UGC/AICTE;
or(b) Post Graduate Part-time MBA (Fin) Degree / Diploma (not in the nature of distance education) of minimum 3 years duration recognized by UGC/AICTE;
(c) Post Graduate MBA (Fin) Degree/Diploma by distance education mode recognized by UGC-AICTE-DEC Joint Committee.
|Manager (Technical)||B.Sc. in Agriculture from a recognized University.|
B.Tech degree or B.E degree in Food Science from a recognized University/ an institution approved by the AICTE;
B.Tech degree or B.E degree in Food Science & Technology or Food Technology or Food Processing Technology or Food Process Engineering or Food Processing or Food Preservation Technology from a recognized University/ an institution approved by the AICTE.
B.Tech. degree or BE degree in Agricultural Engineering from a recognized University/any institution approved by the AICTE.
B.Tech degree or B.E degree in Bio-Technology or Industrial Bio-Technology or Bio-Chemical Engineering or Agricultural Bio-Technology from a recognized University/ an institution approved by the AICTE;
|Manager (Civil Engineering)||Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or equivalent.|
|Manager (Electrical Mechanical|
|Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from a Recognized University or equivalent.|
(i) Master's Degree from a recognized University or equivalent in Hindi with English as a subject at the Degree level.
Master's Degree from a recognized University or equivalent in English with Hindi as a subject at the degree level.
Master's degree from a recognized University or equivalent in any subject with Hindi and English as a subject at the degree level.
Master's degree from a recognized University or equivalent in any subject with English medium and Hindi as a subject at the degree level.
Master's degree from a recognized University or equivalent in any subject with Hindi medium and English as a subject at the degree level.
(ii) 5 years experience of terminological work in Hindi and/or translation work from English to Hindi or vice-versa preferably of technical or scientific literature.
Five years experience of teaching/research writing or journalism in Hindi Desirable:-
Knowledge of Sanskrit or a modern India Language.
Experience in organizing Hindi Classes or workshops for noting and
Post-wise Salary and Age Limit
FCI has also provided the post-wise salary and age limit criteria.
|Manager (Electrical Mechanical|
A candidate must be either –
(a) a citizen of India or;
(b) a subject of Nepal or Bhutan or;
(c) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India with the intention of permanently settling in India provided that he came to India before 1st January 1962 or;
(d) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Srilanka, Burma, Pakistan, East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Vietnam, and Ethiopia with the intention of permanently settling in India.
It is also important to note that candidates belonging to countries other than India are required to produce a valid eligibility certificate duly issued by the prescribed authority of the Government of India.
FCI grants age relaxation to candidates belonging to specific categories as below.
|Departmental (FCI) Candidates||5 years|
|PwD belonging to SC/ST||15 years|
|PwD belonging to OBC||13 years|
|Physical disability attributable to military service||5 years|
For Persons with Disabilities
The persons with the Degree of Disability of 40% and above as prescribed in "The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act, 2016)" are eligible to apply to the posts earmarked for persons with benchmark disabilities as detailed in the table below:
|S. No||Category of disability||Description||%age of reservation|
|1.||A ||Blindness and low vision||1%|
|2.||B||Deaf and hard of hearing||1%|
|3.||C||Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy||1%|
|4.||D||Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness||1%|
|5.||E||Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness in the posts identified for each disabilities ||1%|
Further details for the posts earmarked for candidates with disability are described on page 4 and 5 of the official notification here.
FCI Manager is a highly prestigious position for which candidates apply in great numbers every year. It will require thorough preparation and a great improvement in accuracy and time management skill while attempting the exam. Candidates can achieve this by practicing daily with mock tests that will help improve accuracy and time management and help analyse strengths and weaknesses. However, candidates must read through the FCI Manager Eligibility Critieria very carefully to avoid any errors while applying and to make the registration process smoother. Candidates should also keep an eye out for regular updates about eligibility criteria on the official website of the FCI to make sure they are up-to-date with the criteria.