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FCI Recruitment 2024 Notification, Apply Online, Age Limit

Food Corporation of India is going to release the official notification for FCI Recruitment 2024 soon on the official website of FCI. The Food Corporation of India (FCI) is responsible for recruiting eligible candidates for various posts in the department.

FCI is a Statutory Body established by an act of parliament (Food Corporation of India Act, 1964 operates under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs (Food & Public Distribution). Interested candidates are advised to bookmark this article for all the latest updates of FCI Recruitment 2024.

What is FCI?

FCI stands for the Food Corporation of India. It is one of the largest Public Sector Undertakings dealing with food grain supply-chain management. FCI, or the Food Corporation of India, is a government agency responsible for food grain storage, and distribution in India. FCI annually conducts recruitment drives for various posts across different levels and departments. These recruitments could include positions such as Management Trainees, Assistant Grade, Junior Engineer, Stenographer, Typist, Watchman, etc.

FCI Notification 2024

The FCI Recruitment 2024 notification will be released to recruit candidates for the posts of Assistant Grade-II (Hindi), Junior Engineer Manager, etc. As soon as the official notification is out on the official portal we will provide a direct link below to download the FCI Notification PDF. Candidates can check the complete details of FCI Vacancy 2024 in the same PDF or from the official website of the Food Corporation of India.

FCI Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF – Click Here to Download (Link Inactive)

FCI Recruitment 2024

The most awaited, FCI Recruitment 2024 is going to be released shortly on the official website of FCI at fci.gov.in. Below is a summary table containing all the crucial information regarding FCI Recruitment 2024.

FCI Recruitment 2024: Overview
Recruitment Board Food Corporation of India
Posts Various
Vacancies To be notified
Category Govt Jobs 2024
Application Mode Online
Online Registration To be notified
Selection Process
  • Online Test
  • Interview
Job Location Across India
Salary Rs. 71,000 per month
Official Website fci.gov.in

FCI Recruitment 2024: Important Dates

Candidates who are going to apply online for this Recruitment must check all the important dates so they can prepare their selves for the exam and other major events related to this vacancy.

FCI Recruitment  2024: Important Dates
Activity Important Dates
Notification Release Date To be notified
Apply Online Start Date To be notified
Last Date to Apply Online To be notified
Last date to submit the application fee To be notified
Admit Card 2024 To be notified
Exam Date 2024 To be notified

FCI Exam Date 2024

Food Corporation of India will also announce the exam dates on the official website after the release of the official notification PDF. The candidates must note that the exam dates for every stage will be released separately. Bookmark this page for the regular updates regarding the FCI Exam Dates 2024.

FCI Apply Online 2024

Candidates will be able to fill out the registration form to apply online for FCI Recruitment after the release of notification. You should have your basic details like name, date of birth, govt ID, etc. to fill out the form. It will take less time to apply through steps that we have mentioned below to save your time. You can either apply online from the official website of FCI or you can also apply from the link mentioned here, which we will provide hereafter activating.

FCI Apply Online 2024 – Click here to Apply (Link Inactive)

How to apply online for FCI Recruitment 2024?

The candidates need to follow a procedure to fill out the FCI recruitment application form. Candidates must fill in all the required details correctly upload the right size of the photo or sign and then proceed. For the ease of candidates, the step-by-step procedure to apply for FCI Recruitment 2024 is mentioned below:

Step 1: Visit the official website of FCI or click on the link mentioned above.

Step 2: On the homepage click on the link provided for FCI Recruitment 2024.

Step 3: Enter your respective credentials for the registration process.

Step 4: With successful registration, candidates will be given a provisional registration number and password generated by the system. Candidates are advised to save these details for further use.

Step 5: Fill out the application form with all the relevant details.

Step 6: Upload the documents required.

Step 7: Click on the preview tab to preview and verify the entire application before submitting it finally.

Step 8: After verifying click on the final submit button and click on the payment tab to proceed with payment.

Step 9: After successfully paying the application fee the application process will be completed and candidates will receive a mail or message on the registered email ID/phone number.

FCI Recruitment 2024 Application Fees

Candidates who want to successfully submit the application form for FCI Recruitment 2024 need to pay a sum of the amount. The fee will be submitted through the online mode as per your choice. The category-wise application fee is mentioned in below table:

Category Fee
UR / OBC / EWS Rs. 800/-
SC / ST / PWD / Female Nil

FCI Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The detailed eligibility criteria which is based on the educational qualification and age limit. Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria to apply for the FCI Recruitment 2024. The expected eligibility criteria are given below.

Educational Qualification

The posts offered through the FCI Recruitment 2024 range from Watchman to Manager. The required level of education for each post is different and the aspirants willing to apply for any of these vacancies should be aware of the educational qualification aspect of the eligibility criteria before applying. Candidates can check the complete educational qualification here before applying online for FCI Recruitment 2024.

Post Name Educational Qualification
Junior Engineer Candidate must have graduated in Civil Engineering / Electrical Engineering Or Mechanical Engineering from any recognized university / Institution. OR

Diploma in Civil Engineering / Electrical Engineering Or Mechanical Engineering from any recognized university/ Institution and 1-Year Relevant experience.

Manager (General) Graduate degree or equivalent from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks (SC / ST / PH -55 % Marks),  from any recognized university / Institution in India  OR CA/ICWA/CS.
Manager (Depot) Candidate must have a Graduate degree or equivalent from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks (SC / ST / PH -55 % Marks),  from any recognized university / Institution in India  OR CA/ICWA/CS.
Manager (Movement) Candidate must have a Graduate degree or equivalent from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks (SC / ST / PH -55 % Marks),  from any recognized university / Institution in India  OR CA/ICWA/CS.
Manager (Accounts) B.Com from a recognized University and Post Graduate Full-time MBA (Fin) Degree / Diploma of minimum 2 years recognized by UGC/AICTE. / Post Graduate Part-time MBA (Fin) Degree / Diploma (not like distance education) of minimum 3 years duration recognized by UGC / AICTE.
Manager (Hindi) Master’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent in Hindi and English as a subject at the Degree level.
Steno Grade-II Graduate along with O‘ level qualification of DOEACC and speed of 40 w.p.m. and 80 w.p.m. in typing and shorthand respectively or Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Application with a speed of 40 w.p.m. and 80 w.p.m. in typing and shorthand respectively.
Assistant Grade-II (Hindi) A degree from a recognized University with Hindi as the main subject. Proficiency in English. One year experience in translation from English to Hindi and vice-versa.
Typist (Hindi) Candidate must have Graduation or equivalent qualification and  30 W.P.M. speed in Hindi Typing.
Watchmen Candidate must have passed the 8th Class from any recognized board or its equivalent

Age Limit

Apart from the educational qualification as mentioned above, the candidates should also make sure that they satisfy the age criteria as mentioned in the notification. Candidates must check the age limit before applying for the FCI Recruitment 2024. You can check complete details regarding the FCI Age Limit for each Post like Manager, Junior Engineer, Steno, and so on in the table below.

Posts Lower Age Limit Upper Age Limit
Manager 18 Years 28 Years
Manager (Hindi) 18 Years 35 Years
Junior Engineer 18 Years 28 Years
Steno. Grade- II 18 Years 25 Years
Typist (Hindi) 18 Years 25 Years
Watchmen 18 Years 25 Years

Age Relaxation

The Food Corporation of India provides relaxation in the upper age limit to candidates from various categories. These relaxations are given in line with the latest government norms. Check Age relaxation for OBC, SC/ST, Departmental Employees, and for all other categories along with the age group for FCI Recruitment 2024 in this table below.

Category Age Group
OBC 3-Years
SC / ST 5-Years
Departmental (FCI) employees Up to 50 years.
PWD-General 10-Years
PWD-OBC 13-Years
PWD-SC / ST 15-Years

FCI Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

The selection process under FCI Recruitment 2024 will be done based on the candidate’s performance in the following stages. The Selection Process will be different for each category and the candidate has to qualify for the required stages. Most of the posts require the candidates to qualify for one Computer Based Test and an interview.

However, the selection for the Category III posts will be done through two CBTs i.e. Phase 1 & 2. The candidates can refer to the table below to get acquainted with the selection process for each of the posts offered by FCI Recruitment 2024.

Posts Selection Process
For Manager (General/ Depot/ Movement/ Accounts/ Technical/ Civil Engineering/ Electrical Mechanical Engineering) Online Computer Based Test, Interviews, Training
For Manager (Hindi) Online Computer-Based Test & Interview
Category III posts Online Test- Phase 1 & Phase 2
For Watchman Online Computer-Based Test & PET

FCI Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern

Food Corporation of India has designed the exam pattern in such a manner where candidates get tested on the knowledge of various subjects in it. The post-wise exam pattern for computer-based tests 1 and 2 is mentioned here.

Phase 1 CBT Exam Pattern

The candidates who are preparing for the FCI Recruitment 2024 must check the detailed FCI Syllabus and Exam Pattern. In Phase 1, the test will be Multiple Choice Questions. Each Question will carry 1 mark and there will be a negative marking of 1/4 for each incorrect answer. The FCI Exam Pattern is as follows:

Sections No. of Questions Max. Marks Time Duration
Reasoning Ability 25 25 15 minutes
English Language 25 25 15 minutes
Numerical Aptitude 25 25 15 minutes
General Studies 25 25 15 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

Phase 2 CBT Exam Pattern

The candidates who qualify for the cutoff of the first phase of the Computer-Based Test will be eligible to appear in the second phase. The candidates will have to appear for the paper according to the post they have applied for. There will be no negative marking in the Phase 2 exam.

The candidates applying for the Manager post in the General, Depot & Movement departments with postcodes A, B & C will have to appear in Paper 1 of Phase 2. Those applying for the departments of Accounts, Technical, Civil Engineering & Electrical Mechanical Engineering will appear for Paper 1 and Paper 2. The candidates who have applied for the Manager post in the Hindi department will appear for the Paper 3 & 4.

Let us look at the detailed exam pattern for each paper in the table below.

Paper Question Marks Time
I 120 120 90 minutes
II 60 120 60 minutes
III 120 120 90 minutes
  • 1 translation from Hindi to English
  • 1 translation from English to Hindi
  • 1 Essay Writing in Hindi
  • 1 Precis writing in English
120 90 minutes

FCI Recruitment 2024 Syllabus

Candidates who are preparing for the FCI Exam must be aware of the exam pattern and syllabus accordingly. The candidates preparing for the Food Corporation of India must be looking for the FCI Syllabus 2024 can check the details mentioned in the below article. Candidates must read the subject-wise syllabus here.

Subjects Topics
English Language
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • One word substitution
  • Jumbled Paragraph/Sentences
  • Paragraph Fillers
  • Paragraph Conclusion
  • Paragraph/Sentences Restatement
Reasoning Ability
  • Puzzles, Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Passage Inference
  • Statement and Assumption
  • Conclusion
Numerical Ability
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems
  • HCF and LCM
  • Profit and Loss
  • SI & CI
  • Problem on Ages
  • Work and Time
  • Speed Distance and Time
  • Probability
  • Mensuration
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Average
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Partnership
  • Problems on Boats and Stream
  • Problems on Trains
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Pipes and Cistern
General Studies
  • Current Affairs – National & International.
  • Indian Geography.
  • History – India & World.
  • Indian Polity. – Science & Technology.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • Indian Economy.
  • Environmental Issues

FCI Recruitment 2024 Salary

FCI salary completely depends on your post in the Food Corporation of India department. The basic salary starting range is Rs. 40,000 monthly for various posts. FCI also offers lucrative perks and allowances to its employees. At, present, the initial monthly Gross emoluments are approximately Rs. 71,000 per month. Candidates can check the FCI salary slip, structure, in-hand salary, job profile, and other salary-related details after the notification is released. In the table below, we have provided an overall summary of the pay scales of various posts offered under the FCI Recruitment 2024 according to the latest data available.

Posts Pay Scale (in Rupees)
Manager 40,000 – 1,40,000
Manager (Hindi) 40,000 – 1,40,000
Junior Engineer 11,000 – 29,950
Steno. Grade- II 9,300 – 22,940
Typist (Hindi) 9,300 – 22,940
Watchmen 9,300 – 22,940

FCI Recruitment 2024 Admit Card

The candidates willing to apply for the FCI Recruitment 2024 should be aware of all the aspects of the selection process. While preparing for the Phase I and II exams will be required to carry the admit card issued by FCI which they will be able to download before the exam dates. The official notification specifies the various aspects of the hall ticket.

  • Candidates will have to visit the FCI website (https://fci.gov.in/) to download call letters for the online tests. Intimation for downloading call letters will also be sent through email/SMS.
  • The candidate is required to use (i) Registration Number/Roll Number and (ii) Password/ Date of Birth for downloading the call letter.
  • Candidate needs to affix a recent recognizable photograph on the call letter preferably the same as provided during registration and appear at the examination center with (i) Call Letter and (ii) a Photo Identity Proof.
  • The Call letter for the online Test indicating the time and venue of examination for each candidate can be downloaded approximately 10 days prior to the date of the examination onwards.
  • The candidates who face any issue while downloading their call letter online should register their grievance at http://cgrs.ibps.in at least one week before the date of the examination.

FCI Recruitment 2024 Preparation Tips

  • Start preparing early: The FCI Recruitment 2024 is a competitive exam, so it is important to start preparing early. There are several resources available online and in libraries that can help you prepare for the exam.
  • Practice answering questions: The best way to prepare for the written test is to practice answering questions. There are several practice tests available online and in libraries.
  • Review the syllabus: The syllabus for the written test is available on the official website of the FCI. Make sure that you are familiar with the syllabus before you start preparing for the exam.
  • Stay calm and focused: The written test can be stressful, but it is important to stay calm and focused. Take deep breaths and try to relax before you start the exam.

FCI Recruitment 2024 Cut Off

FCI will release the FCI cut-off marks to qualify for the FCI examination after the conduction of the examination. The FCI cut-off marks are the minimum qualifying marks to become eligible for appearing in the further stages of the FCI recruitment. The cut-off marks are released after the exam along with the result and the candidates need to score marks equal to or above the cut-off to appear in the next stages.

FCI Cut Off 2024 – Click to Check



Is FCI Recruitment 2024 Notification released?

The FCI Recruitment 2024 notification will be released by officials at fci.gov.in.

When will the FCI Recruitment 2024 notification release?

The official notification for FCI Recruitment 2024 will be released soon on the official FCI website.

How can I apply for FCI Recruitment 2024?

To apply for FCI Recruitment 2024, candidates need to visit the official FCI website @fci.gov.in also from the direct link which we will provide in this article.

What is the selection process of FCI recruitment?

The selection process for the FCI Recruitment 2024 will consist of the following stages:
1. Written test
2. Interview

What is the pay range offered under FCI recruitment?

The pay range offered under FCI Recruitment 2024 is Rs. 71,000.

What is FCI?

Food Corporation of India (FCI) is the largest Public Sector body that deals with the safety and supply chain management of food grains.

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