FCI Exam Analysis & Review 2019: 31st May 1st Shift

FCI Exam Analysis & Review 2019: 

Dear Aspirants,

FCI Exam has commenced from 31st May. Many aspirants have appeared for the FCI Exam and now is the time to analyze your attempts and questions. This post will provide you detailed subject wise analysis of the exam which will help the aspirants to get an idea of the questions and topics asked in FCI Exam 2019.

Note: Exam was based on banking pattern

FCI 2019 Exam Date

The 1st Phase CBT is scheduled from 31st May to 3rd June 2019. 

FCI 2019 Selection Procedure

The recruitment process will involve the following stages of examination:
For all posts except the Post of Typist (Hindi) (Post code-E) & Post of Steno. Grade-II (Post code-C)
Phase 1
Phase 2
Document Verification

For Typist (Hindi) (Post code-E) & Post of Steno. Grade-II (Post code-C)
Phase 1
Phase 2
Skill test (Qualifying in nature)
Document Verification

FCI Exam Pattern: PHASE I

The test structure for Phase I Online exam is as follow:-

S. No. Name of the Test No. Of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 min English
2 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 min Bilingual
3 Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 min Bilingual
Total 100 100 60 min
  • The test will be Objective type (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • Each question will carry equal 01 (one) mark.
  • 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 Exam Analysis 2019: Section-wise Analysis

Subject Good Attempt No. Of Questions
English Language 21-22 30
Reasoning Ability 27-31 35
Quantitative Aptitude 24-27 35
Total 72-79 100


FCI Exam Analysis: English Language for Phase-I

  • Cloze Test’s Story based on Student & Principal
  • RC’s Story based on a Girl Named Anna
  • To make both ends meet
Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 8 Easy
Error Detection (Spelling & Grammatical) 6 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test 5 Easy-Moderate
Idiom & Phrases 1 Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Moderate
Antonym & Synonym 2 Easy
Total 30 Easy-Moderate


FCI Exam Analysis: Numerical Aptitude for Phase-I

  • DI based on Line Graph (Dance classes for boys and girls)
  • 18km/hr downstream speed and 12 km/hr upstream speed, distance is 60 km find the time?
  • Average of three integers is 25 first integer is 12 first is 1/6th of second find the difference of 1st and 3rd integer?
  • a solution 148 lt if we add 6lt milk and 6 lt water ratio becomes 2:3 in the solution. find the initial quantity of milk?

The distribution of questions can be seen from the below table.

Topic No of Questions Level
SI 1 Easy-Moderate
Percentage 4 Easy-Moderate
Ratio & Proportion(Ages) 2 Easy-Moderate
Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Profit/Loss 1 Easy
Mensuration 1 Easy
Simplification 5 Easy
Data Interpretation(Line Graph)  5 Easy
Permutation & Combination 1 Easy
Mixture And Allegation 1 Easy
Time, Speed and Distance(Train & Boat Stream) 2 Easy
Misc. 7 Easy
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

FCI Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability for Phase-I

General Intelligence & Reasoning is taken lightly by many aspirants which should not be the case. This section is scoring, all you just need is accuracy and speed to attempt.

Take a look at the topic wise distribution of questions in FCI exam analysis:

Topic No of Questions Level
Coding-Decoding 5  Easy-Moderate
Alphanumerical Series 5  Easy-Moderate
Puzzle (Circular & Linear) 10  Moderate
Statement & Conclusion 5  Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 5  Easy
Direction 2  Easy
Misc. 3  Easy
Total 35  Easy-Moderate

We Hope you have got an idea about the number of questions asked with the given FCI exam analysis and we wish you all the best for FCI Exam 2019.

FCI Exam Analysis 31st May (1st Shift): Video Analysis