FCI Recruitment 2021 (Apply For 4100+ Vacancies) | Know Exam Date, Syllabus & Salary Structure

FCI Recruitment 2021: FCI (Food Corporation of India) is a Government organization. Since the beginning, it has played a great role in India’s success in converting crisis management-oriented food security into a stable security system.

It is expecting that FCI will be officially announced the recruitment notification for filing 4000+ posts in various sectors.

The recruitment will be available for various posts as given below.

  • JE (Civil Engineering),
  • JE (Electrical, Mechanical Engineering),
  • Steno Grade-II,
  • AG – II (Hindi),
  • Typist (Hindi),
  • AG – III (General),
  • AG – III (Accounts),
  • AG – III (Technician),
  • AG – (Depot).

Go through the complete post to know about the FCI Recruitment 2021

FCI Recruitment 2021

If you want to apply for the post of JE and Stenographer then you should fill the FCI Application Form 2021 on or before the last date. You have to visit the FCI official website and fill the application form online.

Before applying for the FCI Recruitment make sure that you have fulfilled the eligibility criteria. You should know that FCI is going to fill more than 4000+ vacancies this year through FCI 2021 Recruitment.

The age limit of the candidates to apply for the post of JE and Stenographer in FCI is in between 25-28 Years. After qualifying for the online test and interview, you will be recruited as a “Management Trainee.” You will be required to undergo 6-months of training.

Before checking the complete guide on FCI recruitment 2021, you should check the highlights and important dates for the exam.

FCI Notification 2021 Highlights

Exam Name FCI 
Conducting Body Food Corporation of India
Mode of Application Online
Exam Type National Level Government Exam
Release of Notification May (Tentatively) 2021
Starting Date to Apply May (Tentatively) 2021
Last Date to Apply June (Tentatively) 2021
Total Vacancies 4100+ Posts
Job Location Across India
Mode of Exam Online
Official Website fci.gov.in

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FCI Exam Dates 2021

Go through the following table to know the important dates related to the exam-

Events Dates (Tentative)
Notification Release Date Feb 2021
Start date to apply online Feb 2021
Last date to apply online March 2021
Phase I Admit Card  April 2021
Phase I Exam Date May 2021
Result Date of Phase I July 2021
Phase II Exam Date August 2021

FCI Eligibility Criteria 2021

You must meet the various Eligibility Criteria as prescribed by FCI to apply for the recruitment. As per the notification, there will be separate eligibility criteria for the JE post and Manager post.

FCI JE Eligibility criteria

You must have fulfilled the below-mentioned eligibility criteria before filling the application form.

  • Your age should be in between 18 to 28 years to apply for the FCI Post.
  • You must have a Graduate Degree from a recognized University/ Institute or Diploma Equivalent.
  • If you are belonging to SC/ ST /OBC/PWD/ PH aspirants then you will get the age relaxation as per the Government Rule Regulation.
Educational Qualification Should have any Graduate Degree from a recognized University/ Institute or Diploma Equivalent.
Age Limit In Between 18-28 years
Age Relaxation Relaxation for SC/ ST /OBC/PWD/ PH aspirants as per the Government Rule Regulation.

FCI Manager Eligibility criteria

You should know that the FCI Manager Eligibility Criteria 2021 is based on the Age Limit, Educational Qualification/ Experience, and Age Relaxation as per norms.

You can go through the following points for detail about eligibility-The candidates belonging to SC/ST and OBC categories are eligible for age relaxation maximum by 05 and 03 years respectively. The maximum upper age limit in the case of departmental (FCI) employees is 50 years

POST Max Age
(As on 01-Aug-19)
Manager (General, Depot, Movement, Accounts, Technical, Civil Engineering, Electrical Mechanical Engineering) 28 Years
Manager (Hindi) 35 Years

FCI Vacancy 2021

It is expecting that there are around 4000 expected vacancies that will be filled this year. You can go through the previous year’s vacancy list for reference.

FCI JE Vacancy 2021

FCI released a total of 4103 vacancies for various JE posts in the previous year. This year, there is a possibility of a similar number of vacancies. Check the complete details of the vacancy in the table below:

Zone / Region Vacancy
Northern Region 1999
Southern region 540
Eastern Region 538
Western Region 735
North Eastern Region 291
Total 4103

FCI Manager Vacancy 2021

FCI has released a total of 330 vacancies for the post of the different departments namely- Manager in General, Technical, Hindi, Civil Engineering, Accounts, etc. last year. In the case of the Manager post, the same number of vacancies are expecting.

The following table shows the complete Zone-wise FCI Manager Vacancy 2019 for the various posts of the Manager.

Name of the Manager Post Zone
North South West East North East
 General 8 9 1 2 2
 Depot 46 6 4 20 11
 Movement 12 19 1
 Accounts 68 30 7 9 7
 Technical 44 1 5 3
 Civil Engineering 4 3
 Electrical Mechanical Engineering 5
 Hindi 1 1 1
Total 187 65 15 37 26

FCI Application Form 2021

If you have fulfilled the eligibility criteria then you can proceed with the application process and fill their FCI Application Form 2021. We will update the direct link of the FCI Application Form as soon as it is available on the official website.

You have to fill the FCI Application Form only in the online mode. You should keep the scanned copy of all the documents while filling the FCI Apply Online form.

How to Fill FCI Application Form 2021

Follow the simple steps provided below to know how to fill the FCI Application Form without any errors.

  • For FCI online form, visit the official website (fci.gov.in)
  • The Registration Form will display on the screen.
  • Fill in the required details asked for the Registration (Name, Email Id, Mobile Number)
  • If candidates have already registered, have to fill in the login details and then fill.
  • Enter the required credentials like- Personal Details, Contact Details, Qualification Details, etc.
  • Upload the latest Photograph and Signature in the given format.
  • Pay the Application Fee through- Debit/ Credit Card, Mobile Wallet, Net Banking, etc options given there in the form.
  • Submit and save the form.
  • Download and take a printout for future reference.

FCI Application Fee 2021

You can pay for the FCI Application Form through- Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets/UPI.

  • If you are belonging to the General and OBC category then you have to pay Rs.800/- while filling the application form.
  • If you are belonging to SC/ST/ PWD and Women category then you will be exempted from Application Fee Payment.
Category Application Fee
General/ OBC INR- 800/-
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD/ Women No Fee

Exam Pattern for FCI Recruitment 2021

The online tests for FCI Recruitment will comprise Phase I & Phase II exams. Phase I exam will be common for all the posts whereas the exam pattern for the phase II exam will vary according to various posts. Below, we have mentioned the exam pattern for both Phases I & Phase II examinations.

Phase I Recruitment

Name of the test No. of Questions Max. Marks Total Duration Version
English Language 30 30 20 minutes English
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes Bilingual
Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes Bilingual
Total 100 100 35 minutes
  • Phase I exam will objective in nature (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • Each question will carry 1 mark.
  • Each wrong answer will have a negative marking of ¼ of the mark assigned to that particular question.
  • Marks obtained in the phase I exam will not be included while making the final merit ranking.

Phase II Recruitment

No. of Papers in Phase II Post Code Post Subjects Note
One paper exam only Paper I only  F  AG-III (General) Reasoning/ General Intelligence, English Language, Computer Proficiency, General Awareness, Current Events, data Analysis/ Numerical Ability/ Data Interpretation.  –
 I  AG-III (Depot)  –
Paper III only  E  Typist (Hindi)  General Hindi, General English, General awareness, General Intelligence, and Computer Knowledge

General English, General Awareness, General Intelligence and Computer knowledge (with specific reference to MS Word and Internet)

Skill Test for Typist in Hindi post will be qualifying in nature.

Paper V only  C Steno Grade-II  Reasoning/ General Intelligence, English Language, Computer Proficiency, General Awareness, Current Events, data Analysis/ Numerical Ability/ Data Interpretation.

Civil engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering (relevant stream)

English Skill Test in typing and shorthand will be qualifying in nature.

Two paper exam Paper I and Paper II  A  Junior Engineer (Civil)  Reasoning/ General Intelligence, English Language, Computer Proficiency, General Awareness, Current Events, data Analysis/ Numerical Ability/ Data Interpretation. Candidates applying for any ONE of the postcode A, B, G, and H will appear in Paper-I to be followed by Paper-II. ONLINE TEST for G {AG-III (Accounts) Paper – I & Paper – II shall be held in single sitting only
 B  Junior Engineer (Electrical, Mechanical)  Reasoning/ General Intelligence, English Language, Computer Proficiency, General Awareness, Current Events, data Analysis/ Numerical Ability/ Data Interpretation.
 G  AG-III (Accounts) Reasoning/ General Intelligence, English Language, Computer Proficiency, General Awareness, Current Events, data Analysis/ Numerical Ability/ Data Interpretation.

Commerce Particularly General Accounting and Finance (Relevant stream)

 H  AG-III (Technical)  Reasoning/ General Intelligence, English Language, Computer Proficiency, General Awareness, Current Events, data Analysis/ Numerical Ability/ Data Interpretation.

(Group A – Agriculture, Botany, and Zoology) (Group B – Agriculture, Chemistry, and Physics)

Paper III and IV  D  AG-II (Hindi) General Hindi, General English, General awareness, General Intelligence, and Computer Knowledge

Subjective Test carrying 60 marks for each question

 Candidates applying foPostcode 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

Syllabus for FCI Recruitment

Post Name Topics Syllabus

Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering) (Post Code A)

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, the 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, the 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

Junior Engineer (Electrical Mechanical Engineering) (Post Code B)

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.

Assistant Grade – III (Accounts) (Post Code G)

Auditing  Auditing concepts and methods, Internal & External audit of companies.
Commercial Laws Basics of Contract Act, Basics of Company Act,  Basics of Sales of Goods Act, Negotiable Instrument Act
Basic of Computers Operating System, Browsers, Email, Memory (Internal, External, portable), Chats, Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Networks

Assistant Grade-III (Technical) (Post Code H)

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.

FCI Recruitment 2021 Selection Process

All the posts except Typist (Hindi) (Post Code – E)& Stenographer Grade-II (Post Code -C) will go through 3 staged selection processes.

  • Phase I
  • Phase II
  • Document Verification

Typist (Hindi) (Post Code – E) & Stenographer Grade-II (Post Code -C) will go through 4 staged selection processes. The skill test will be an additional skill required for these two posts mentioned here.

  • Phase I
  • Phase II
  • Skill test (Qualifying in nature)
  • Document Verification

FCI Salary structure 2021

You should know that the minimum FCI Salary Structure starts from INR 1,30,000-17,00,000 per annum on the basis of the post and the performance of the employees.

As per the FCI Salary, the minimum salary is 9300-22940 for the post of Assistant Grade III and the highest paid is for the post of manager which goes 40000-140000. Know the complete post-wise salary detail in the following table-

FCI Post Name FCI Salary Pay Details
FCI Manager 40000-140000
Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering) 11100-29950
Junior Engineer (Electrical Engineering) 11100-29950
Junior Engineer (Mechanical Engineering 11100-29950
Assistant Grade-II (Hindi) 9900 – 25530
Typist (Hindi) 9300 – 22940
 Assistant Grade-III (General) 9300 – 22940
 Assistant Grade-III (Accounts) 9300 – 22940
 Assistant Grade-III (Technical) 9300 – 22940
 Assistant Grade-III (Depot) 9300 – 22940

FCI Recruitment 2021 Admit Card

The official e-admit card for various posts under FCI Recruitment will be released 2 weeks before the exam date. As FCI Recruitment will be conducted in 3 phases, FCI will release admit card for each phase a few days prior to the examination.

We will be updating this post with the official FCI Hall Ticket as soon as it is available to download

Steps to Download Admit Card

  • Click on the direct link mentioned above.
  • Now, enter your registration number, date of birth, and captcha.
  • Click on submit and a new page will appear with the downloaded FCI Admit Card.
  • Save, download and take a print out of the official Hall Ticket for FCI Recruitment

Results of FCI Recruitment 2021

Food Corporation of India, FCI releases the result for the exams conducted as a part of the selection process for various posts as mentioned above on this page. We will update this page with the direct link to download the official FCI Result. The official Result will be announced a few weeks after the exam date.

We have covered the detailed guide on FCI Recruitment 2021. Feel free to ask us any questions in the comment section below.

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