FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2019 | Shift 1

FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2019 | Shift 1

FCI (Food Corporation of India) is conducting the FCI Manager Phase 1 exam on 28th November 2019 for aspirants willing to work as a manager in FCI. Phase 1 will be held in 4 shifts and candidates must visit this post to check the FCI Manager exam analysis for Phase 1. Phase 1 is the first stage for FCI Manager selection Process and consists of 3 sections to be attempted in 20 minutes each. The analysis of the Phase 1 exam will help the aspirants in determining the expected cut off and the possibility of passing the exam. In this post, you can check the FCI Manager Phase 1 exam analysis 2019 along with the exact exam review and questions asked in the FCI Manager exam 2019 for Phase 1. 

FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2019: Good Attempts | Shift 1

The good attempts as per the review of students in the FCI Phase 1 exam are given in the table below. Candidates can check the estimated good attempts that will give an idea about the expected cut-off. It is clarified that good attempts are solely based on the review of students.

Subject Good Attempts Time (in min.)
English Language 24-27 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 24-26 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 21-23 20 minutes
Total 71-76 60 minutes


FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2019: English Language

The overall level of the English Language section was Easy. Candidates were easily able to attempt 25+ questions in 20 minutes.

  • RC topic on water crisis
Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Easy-Moderate
Phrasal sentences 3 Easy
sentence rearrangement 5 Easy-Moderate
Cloze test 7 Easy-Moderate
Error detection 5 Easy
Total 30 Easy

FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2019: Reasoning Ability

The Reasoning Ability section was easy to moderate. A total of 35 questions were divided and Puzzles & Sitting arrangement dominated this section.  Some of the important points to note down from this section are:

  • One  Box based puzzle was asked
  • One circular sitting arrangement
  • One sitting arrangement with 12 people sitting in parallel rows facing towards North  & other towards south
  • One puzzle with 8 people with their age and fruit
Topics No. of Questions Level
 Inequality 5 Easy to Moderate
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement (4) 20 Easy to Moderate
Alphanumeric Series 1 Easy
Blood Relation
Syllogism 5 Easy
Misc. 4 Moderate
Total 35 Easy to Moderate


FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2019: Quantitative Aptitude

The Quantitative Aptitude section requires efficiency and speed. Candidates have to attempt maximum questions with accuracy in 20 minutes. The overall level of the Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate

  • One bar graph DI with A & B call details on different days of the week
  • 5 set of questions in which married and unmarried employees were given
Topic No. Of questions Level
DI (2) 10 Moderate
Number Series 5 Easy to moderate
Ratio 2 Easy
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous 15 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate


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