FCI Recruitment 2024: Notification(Soon), Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) will issue an official notice for Category 1 Recruitment for Assistant General Manager (General Administration/Technical/Accounts/Law) and Medical Officer positions in its offices across the country. The eligible candidates are awaiting the FCI Exam Date 2024 to be announced, which is expected to be released in February or March 2024.

FCI Recruitment Highlights: 2024

FCI Recruitment 2024
Organisation Name Food Corporation of India
Names of Posts Assistant General Manager & Medical Officer
Available Vacancies to be notified
Start of Registration Process to be notified
Last Date To Apply to be notified
Job Category Government Jobs
Selection Process Online Test & Interview
Official Website https://fci.gov.in/

FCI Recruitment 2024- Important Dates

The FCI AGM Recruitment 2024 notification will be published on www.fci.gov.in in February/March 2024. Important dates will be listed below as soon as they are officially released.

Exam related EventsImportant Dates
Notification ReleasedFebruary/March 2024
FCI Online Application Startsto be notified soon
Last Date to Apply Online for FCI Examto be notified soon
FCI Admit Card to be notified soon
FCI Date of Examto be notified soon
FCI Interview Call Letterto be notified soon
FCI Date of Interviewto be notified soon

FCI Exam Application Process 2024

All candidates interested in taking the FCI Exam for relevant positions should go to the FCI official website and fill out the FCI Online Application form. The following are the steps to filling out the application form:

  • Step 1: Candidates must go to the above-mentioned link and enter their name, contact information, and email address. You will be given a provisional registration number and password.
  • Step 2: Copy the provisional credentials and log in using them.
  • Step 3: Complete all the required fields and update them with a photograph and signature in accordance with the guidelines.
  • Step 4: Review the application form’s preview and then click “FINAL SUBMIT” ONLY after you’ve double-checked all of the information you’ve entered.
  • Step 5: Pay the appropriate application fee for your category.
  • Step 6: Print the e-receipt as well as the application form for future reference.

Application Fee

Check out the application fee for FCI Recruitment 2024 below. While filling out the application form, you must pay the application fee according to your category by credit/debit/net banking.

Category NameApplication Fees
UR/SC/ST/PwDRs. 500/-
WomenNo fee
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FCI Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates interested in applying for the FCI Recruitment 2024 should be aware of the eligibility requirements. Getting yourself registered for recruitment is a basic requirement. Candidates must meet other FCI Eligibility Criteria in addition to being an Indian citizen or intending to permanently reside in India. Examine the FCI Recruitment Eligibility Criteria for positions such as Assistant Grade 3, Stenographer, Typist, and Junior Engineer.

The following information on FCI Eligibility Criteria is from the previous notification. Once the notification is released, the FCI Eligibility Criteria 2024 will be updated here.

Post Name

Maximum Age Limit

Educational Qualification

Other Eligibility Criteria

FCI Assistant Grade 3

All posts: 27 years

For AG-III (General)/AG-III (Depot)

  • Graduate from a recognized university in any stream with proficiency in the use of computers.

For AG-III (Accounts)

  • B.Com from a recognized university with proficiency in the use of computers.

For AG-III (Technical)

  • B.Sc. in Agriculture/Botany / Zoology / Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Microbiology /Food Science from a recognized university


  • B. Tech / BE in Food Science / Food Science and Technology / Agricultural Engineering / Biotechnology from a recognized University or an institution approved by AICTE with proficiency in the use of computers.

FCI Typist

25 years

  • Graduation or equivalent from a recognized university
  • 30 W.P.M speed in Hindi Typing.
  • Preferred: Bilingual typing (English and Hindi) and Computer knowledge.


All posts: 28 years

For Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering)

  • Degree/Diploma in Civil Engineering

For Junior Engineer (Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering)

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

FCI Stenographer

25 years

  • Graduate along with O‘ level qualification of DOEACC


  • Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Application
  • Speed of 40 w.p.m. and 80 w.p.m. in typing and shorthand respectively

FCI Watchman

18-25 years

  • 8th (Middle) Standard Passed.

Age Limit

Name of the PostMaximum Age Limit
AGM General Administration30 years
AGM Technical28 years
AGM Accounts28 years
AGM Law33 years
Medical Officer35 years

FCI Recruitment Syllabus 2024

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) hires people after a written test and a skills test. The written exam is divided into two parts: Phase I and Phase II. The following is a detailed FCI syllabus for both phases:

The following information on the FCI Syllabus is based on the previous notification. Once the notification is released, the FCI Syllabus 2024 will be updated here!

FCI Syllabus 2024: For Phase I

The FCI Phase-I exam is a standardized test that is administered to all candidates in the recruitment process. There are questions on English Language, Reasoning Ability, and Numerical Aptitude on this exam. The following is a topic-by-topic syllabus for each of these subjects.

FCI Syllabus for English Language

  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Articles
  • Substitution
  • Tense
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Noun
  • Prefix and suffix
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Prepositions
  • Adjectives
  • sentence arrangement
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Gerunds
  • Prepositions
  • Homophones
  • Odd words
  • Spellings
  • Spotting Errors
  • Transformation
  • Plural Forms
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Passage Completion
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Completion
  • Identify the errors.
  • Joining Sentences
  • Identify the sentences.
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Pattern
  • Tag Questions

FCI Syllabus for Reasoning Ability

  • Clocks
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Discrimination
  • Shapes and Mirror
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Calendars
  • Similarities
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Figural Classification
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Space Visualization
  • Venn diagrams
  • Odd man out
  • Non-Verbal Test
  • Number series
  • Letter series
  • Semantic Analogy
  • Visual Memory
  • Symbolic/Number Classification
  • Arithmetical Reasoning

FCI Syllabus for Numerical Aptitude

  • Average
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Boats and streams
  • Mixture and Alligation
  • Speed, Time, and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Percentages
  • Discount
  • Ratios and Proportion
  • Problems on Trains
  • Problems on Ages
  • Data Interpretation
  • Number System
  • H.C.F. and L.C.M

FCI Phase-II Syllabus 2024

The FCI recruitment Phase-II exam is further divided into two papers. The first paper contains general aptitude questions, while the second is a discipline-based paper. The syllabus for paper II is adapted to the position for which the candidate has applied.

FCI Paper-I Syllabus

General Aptitude

  • Current Events
  • Reasoning/General Intelligence
  • Data Analysis/Numerical Ability/Data Interpretation for Post Code A (Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering)), B (Junior Engineer (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)), F (AG-III (General)), G (AG-III (Accounts)), H(AG – III (Technical)) & I (AG-III (Depot)).
  • English Language
  • Computer Proficiency
  • General Awareness

FCI Paper-II Syllabus

The syllabus for Paper-II varies depending on the position sought through the FCI recruitment process.

FCI Category-I 2024 Exam Pattern

  1. There will be no mark deductions for incorrect responses.
  2. In 2.5 hours, you will have to answer 180 multiple choice questions.
  3. Online tests and interviews are given 90 percent and 10% of the total weighting, respectively.
  4. Candidates will be shortlisted for interviews based on their performance in the online test, which must be at least 50% for unreserved and EWS categories and 45 percent for SC, ST, OBC, and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities.

For Assistant General Manager (General Administration) Posts

Sr. No. Sections Covered Total No. of Questions Duration
1 Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability 45 2.5 hours (150 minutes)
2 General Awareness, Current Affairs 45
3 Management and Ethics 45
4 Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer awareness 45
Total 180

For Assistant General Manager (Technical/Accounts/Law) & Medical Officer Posts

Sr.No. Sections Covered Total Number of Questions Duration
1 Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability 30 2.5 hours (150 minutes)
2 General Awareness, Current Affairs 30
3 Management and Ethics 30
4 Agriculture, Agriculture Economy,
Computer awareness
5 Relevant Discipline 60
Total 180

Refer to the Food Corporation of India’s official notification for detailed exam patterns and syllabus.

FCI Recruitment Admit Card 2024

The FCI Admit Card for the various posts will be available 15 days prior to the examination date on the Food Corporation of India’s official website. Candidates must download their admit cards based on the zone in which they applied.

The presence of an admit card does not imply that the candidate is qualified to take the exam. During the verification, the candidate must present the required documents; otherwise, the candidate will be rejected for the FCI Recruitment 2024.

FCI Selection Procedure 2024

Depending on the position, the candidate selection process will differ. Candidates for the positions of FCI Typist and FCI Stenographer will be subjected to a skill test based on the job requirements. Other candidates will take the authority’s online test, which will be followed by a document verification process.

The above information on the FCI Selection Procedure is from the previous notification. Once the notification is released, this page will be updated with information about the FCI Selection Process 2024.

Selection process for FCI Watchman

Candidates applying for the position of Watchman will face a unique selection process. The selection process will be divided into two phases for candidates. To learn more about the FCI Watchman Selection process, read the following points.

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Endurance Test (Qualifying Based)

FCI Recruitment Answer Key 2024

After the exam has been completed successfully, the FCI Answer Key for all phases of the examination will be available for download on the official website. The FCI Answer Key for each post can be downloaded from the official website.

Candidates can cross-check the answer key with their answers after it is released to get an estimate of their chances of being selected for the recruitment. Candidates can also file an objection to any question(s) with the examination conducting authority within the specified time frame.

FCI Recruitment Cut Off 2024

The FCI cut off 2024 is the minimum score a candidate must achieve in order to be considered for the FCI Recruitment 2024. The cut-off marks for various positions in the recruitment process are different. The cutoff is categorical, and it varies slightly from year to year depending on factors such as the number of vacancies, the total number of candidates who applied, the difficulty of the exam, and so on. Once the official notification for 2024 is released, the cut-off can be determined. However, the deadline is expected to be similar to that of previous years.

FCI Recruitment Result 2024

After each phase of examinations, the FCI Result 2024 will be released. The results will be made available on the FCI’s official website. The names of the selected candidates will appear in the FCI Result list. Candidates who were not chosen can check and download their scorecards as well. As soon as the results are available, we will update this article with a direct link to download them.

Steps to download the FCI Results

  • Step 1. Go to the FCI’s official website and look for the FCI Result 2024 link.
  • Step 2. A PDF of the candidates who have been shortlisted will appear on your screen.
  • Step 3. To find your name, press CTRL+F. If your name appears on the list, it means you are eligible.

FCI Recruitment Book Recommendations 2024

It can be difficult to choose the right book for you among the many books and study materials available on the market. As a result, we’ve compiled a list of the best books for FCI Recruitment preparation by subject.

Sr. No.


Book Name

Name of the Author or Publication


Numerical Ability

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Rajesh Verma


English Language

Quick Learning Objective General English

RS Aggarwal



Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

RS Aggarwal


Civil Engineering

FCI Civil Success Book

Chandresh Agrawal


Mechanical Engineering

FCI Mechanical Success Book

Chandresh Agrawal


Electrical Engineering

FCI Electrical Success Book

Chandresh Agrawal


Paper 1 Practise

FCI Practical Work Book

Kiran’s Publication


Assistant Grade 3 Accounts

Popular Master Guide

R. Gupta


Assistant Grade 3 Technical

Popular Master Guide

R. Gupta


Assistant Grade 3 Depot

Popular Master Guide (Hindi)

R. Gupta


AG 2 and Typist

FCI Practical Work Book (Hindi)

Kiran’s Publication


Paper 1

FCI Watchman Solved Papers

Youth Competition Times

FCI Recruitment FAQs

What is the minimum age requirement for FCI Stenographer Grade 2?

To apply for FCI Stenographer, candidates must be 25 years old.

u003cbr/u003eWhen will the official notification for FCI Assistant Grade 3 recruitment 2024 be released?

The official FCI Assistant Grade 3 recruiting notification for the year 2024 will be available soon on the FCI website.

What kind of experience do you need to be an FCI JE?

Candidates applying for FCI JE should have at least one year of prior experience.

What is the needed typing speed for FCI Stenographer 2024?

The FCI Stenographer should be able to type at a rate of 40 words per minute

What is the minimum educational need for the position of FCI Typist?

Graduates or equivalents from a recognized university are required.

What is the minimum age requirement for FCI Stenographer Grade 2?

To apply for FCI Stenographer, candidates must be 25 years old.

What is the cost of applying for the FCI Exam for SC/ST candidates?

For SC/ST candidates applying for the FCI Exam, the application fee is Rs.500/-.

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