FCI Manager Recruitment 2019 Schedule - Application Process, Syllabus, and Result

Published on : 11th May 2020    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt
FCI Recruitment

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) had released Manager recruitment notification in September 2019. Eligible candidates were required to submit their applications before the last date. The applications were invited for different posts in the offices and depots of FCI across the country. The FCI 2019 recruitment will select Management Trainees for the post of Manager (General/ Depot/ Movement/ Technical/ Accounts/ Civil/ Engineering/ Electrical Mechanical Engineering/ Hindi). Let’s check out the eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, important dates, and other details for the FCI Manager recruitment 2019.

Latest Update - FCI has conducted the Phase-II examination on 23rd February 2020. The interview dates are yet to be announced.

 

FCI 2019 Manager Exam - Important Dates

The important dates for the FCI 2019 Manager exam are as under:

Exam Events

Important Dates

FCI 2019 Manager Recruitment Notification

27th September 2019

FCI 2019 application process begins

28th September 2019

Last date for application submission

27th October 2019

Admit card availability (Phase-I)

13th November 2019

FCI Manager Phase-I exam

28th November 2019

Phase-I result

27th January 2020

Admit card availability (Phase-II)

10 days before the exam

FCI Manager Phase-II exam

23rd February 2020

Interview dates

Yet to be announced

 

FCI Manager Recruitment 2019 - Zone-wise Vacancies

The zone-wise vacancy details for the FCI manager exam are as under:

Post Name

Number of Vacancies

North Zone

South Zone

East Zone

West Zone

North-East Zone

Manager (General)

8

9

2

1

2

Manager (Depot)

46

6

20

4

11

Manager (Movement)

12

19

-

1

-

Manager (Accounts)

68

30

9

7

7

Manager (Technical)

44

-

5

1

3

Manager (Civil Engineering)

4

-

-

-

3

Manager (Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering)

5

-

-

-

-

Manager (Hindi)

-

1

1

1

-

TOTAL

187

65

37

15

26

FCI 2019 Manager Exam Eligibility

Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria carefully before applying for any post as candidates found ineligible at any stage of recruitment are disqualified for further recruitment. Here are the post-wise eligibility requirements:

The minimum age limit for all the posts is 18 years.

Post

Maximum Age Limit (as on 1st August 2019)

Qualification/ Experience (as on 1st August 2019)

Manager (General)

28 years

Graduate or equivalent degree with 60% (55% for SC/ST/PH) marks from a recognised University

OR

CA/CS/ICWA

Manager (Depot)

28 years

Graduate or equivalent degree with 60% (55% for SC/ST/PH) marks from a recognised University

OR

CA/CS/ICWA

Manager (Movement)

28 years

Graduate or equivalent degree with 60% (55% for SC/ST/PH) marks from a recognised University

OR

CA/CS/ICWA

Manager (Accounts)

28 years

B.Com from a recognised University and 2 years full-time MBA (Finance) degree/ diploma or 3 years part-time MBA (Finance) degree/ diploma (not through distance education) or MBA (Finance) degree/ diploma by Distance Education recognised by UGC-AICTE-DEC Joint Committee.

OR

Associate Membership of:

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India or The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or The Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

Manager (Technical)

28 years

B.Tech./ B.E. degree in Food Science

OR

B.Tech./ B.E. degree in Food Science & Technology or Food Technology or Food Processing Technology or Food Process Engineering or Food Preservation Technology or Food Processing

OR

B.Tech./B.E. degree in Biotechnology or Industrial Biotechnology or Biochemical Engineering or Agricultural Biotechnology

OR

B.Tech./B.E. degree in Agricultural Engineering

OR

B.Sc. Agriculture from a recognised University

Manager (Civil Engineering)

28 years

Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised University

Manager (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)

28 years

Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University

Manager (Hindi)

35 years

Essential

1. Master’s Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at Bachelor’s degree level

OR

Master’s Degree in English with Hindi as a subject at Bachelor’s degree level

OR

Master’s degree (any subject) with Hindi and English as a subject at Bachelor’s degree level.

OR

Master’s degree (any subject) in English medium and Hindi as a subject at Bachelor’s degree level.

OR

Master’s degree (any subject) in Hindi Medium with English as a subject at Bachelor’s degree level.

 

2. 5 years experience of terminological work in Hindi and/or translation work from English to Hindi or vice-versa preferably of technical or scientific literature.

OR

Five years of experience of teaching/research writing or journalism in Hindi

 

Desirable

Knowledge of Sanskrit or a modern India Language

Administrative experience

Experience of organizing Hindi Classes or workshops for noting and drafting.

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Candidates belonging to OBC and SC/ST categories will get relaxation in the upper age limit by 3 and 5 years, respectively. For more details on age relaxation, check the official notification.

FCI 2019 Manager Recruitment Process

The selection for the manager post is different for different posts. Here are the details:

For Manager (General/ Movement/ Depot/ Accounts/ Technical/ Civil/ Electrical Mechanical Engineering)

  • Online Test
  • Interview
  • Training

For Manager (Hindi)

  • Online Test
  • Interview

Exam pattern for Online Tests

The online tests will be held in two phases - Phase-I and Phase-II. Phase-I will be common for all the posts. In Phase-II, candidates have to appear for different papers as per the post they have applied for. Here is the detailed pattern:

Phase-I Online Test Pattern

Test Name

Number of Questions

Duration

Medium/ Langauge

Numerical Aptitude

35

20 minutes

English and Hindi

Reasoning Ability

35

20 minutes

English and Hindi

English Language

30

20 minutes

English

TOTAL

100

60 minutes

 

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All the questions will be objective type, each carrying one mark. There will be negative marking of 1/4th marks for every incorrect response.

Phase-II Online Test Pattern

In phase-II, candidates have to appear in different papers as per the post applied for.

Exam Type

Papers

Post

 

One Paper Exam

Paper-I only

Manager (General)

Manager (Depot)

Manager (Movement)

 

Two Papers Exam

 

Paper-I and Paper-II

Manager (Accounts)

Manager (Technical)

Manager (Civil)

Manager (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)

Paper-III and Paper-IV

Manager (Hindi)

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Paper Pattern -

Paper Name

Number of Questions

Duration

Marking Scheme

Paper-I

120 Multiple Choice Questions

90 minutes

1 mark per question

Paper-II

60 Multiple Choice Questions

60 minutes

2 marks per question

Paper-III

120 Multiple Choice Questions

90 minutes

1 mark per question

Paper-IV

Translation - 1 passage from Hindi to English, 1 passage from English to Hindi

1 Essay in Hindi

1 Precis Writing in English

90 minutes

30 marks per question (total marks - 120)

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There will be no negative marking in Phase-II.

Interview

Those who qualify the Phase-II examination are required to appear for the Interview round. The document verification will be done at the time of interview. The date, venue, and time of the interview will be informed through the interview call letter. The details of the required documents for verification will also be mentioned in the call letter. Candidates are required to download the call letters from the official website. 10% weightage is assigned to Interview. The final merit list will be prepared based on the scores in the online test and interview round.

Training

Training carries 10% weightage. Candidates shortlisted in the final merit list are selected as Management Trainees. Such candidates are to undergo six months of training. Candidates will be paid ₹ 40,000 per month during the training period. After completion of the training period, candidates will be considered for Manager post in the Corporation. The IDA pay scale of a Manager in FCI is ₹ 40,000 to ₹ 1,40,000.

 

FCI 2019 Manager Recruitment - Syllabus

Manager (Accounts)

Basic Accounting Concept, Financial Management, Taxation, Auditing, Commercial Laws, Basic of Computers.

Manager (Technical)

Agriculture, Biotechnology, Entomology, Chemistry, PFA Act, Food Safety and Standard Act, Right to Information Act, 2005

Manager (Civil Engineering)

Engineering Materials & construction Technology, Building Materials, Construction Practice, Planning, and Management, Surveying, Soil/Geotechnical Engineering, Highway and Bridges, Structural Analysis, Design of Steel Structures, Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures, Estimating, Costing and Valuation.

Manager (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)

Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning, Theory of Machines, Machine Design, Strength of Materials, Engineering Materials, Production Engineering Industrial Engineering, Production Planning and Control Material handling, Electrical Circuits, Network theorems, EM Theory, Electrostatics, Material Science (Electric Materials), Electrical Measurements, Elements of Computation Power Apparatus and Systems (Power System: Power generation; Thermal, Hydro, Nuclear & Solar power production and Transmissions), Electromechanics, Control Systems, Electronics and Communications, Estimation and costing, Use of computers.

FCI 2019 Manager Application Process

The application process for the FCI manager exam 2019 started on 28th September 2019 and continued till 27th October 2019. The applications were accepted only through the online mode. Candidates must note that they can apply for only one post and one zone. Candidates are advised to keep the important document ready before filling the application form. Here are the important documents required for filling the application form:

Scanned images of:

  • Photograph (4.5cm x 3.5cm)
  • Signature (with black ink)
  • Left thumb impression (with black or blue ink on white paper)
  • A hand-written declaration (on white paper with black ink). Declaration content - “I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”

Steps for filling the FCI Manager 2019 Application Form

  • Visit the official website and click on the ‘APPLY ONLINE’ link.
  • Click on the ‘Click here for New Registration’ link.
  • Provide the necessary details for the registration process.
  • On successful registration, the registration number will appear on the screen.
  • Now, log-in using the registration number and password.
  • Complete the application form with the remaining details.
  • Upload the scanned images of the required documents.
  • After a successful upload, move to the fee payment tab.
  • Select the payment type and pay the application fee.
  • After successful fee payment, e-receipt will be generated.
  • Take a print of the e-receipt and the application form with fee details for future references.

Application Fee

The application fee can be paid only through online mode via Internet banking, credit cards, debit card, Mobile Wallets, UPI, etc. Here are the fee details:

 

Categories

Application Fee

General and OBC

₹ 800/- (including GST)

SC/ ST/ PwBD/ Women

Exempted

Candidates are required to pay the additional bank charges.

FCI Manager Exam 2019 Admit Card

The admit cards for the FCI 2019 Manager exam were released at the official website 10 days prior to the exam. The admit cards for Phase-I and phase-II exams were released separately. For Phase-I, the admit cards were released on 13th November. The admit cards contain the details of the exam date, time, and venue along with other important instructions. Admit card is a mandatory document for appearing in the exam. Carry it along with an original photo ID proof.

FCI Manager Exam 2019 Result

The results for Phase-I and Phase-II of the FCI 2019 Manager recruitment are declared separately. The phase-I result was released on 27th January 2020. Candidates can check their result using their roll number and date of birth. The result is released zone-wise. The Phase-II exam was held on 23rd February 2020. The result is yet to be announced. Qualified candidates are to appear for Interview and Training as per the post they have applied for.



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