FCI Recruitment 2022: Exam Date, Notification, Results, Jobs

Exam Date

Jun 25, 2022

Result Date

Jan 27, 2022

Jul 1, 2022 | Agriculture


FCI Recruitment 2022 notification will be released soon by the Food Corporation of India (FCI). Candidates are advised to keep checking this page to avoid missing out on any important notification. All details regarding the examination will be updated on this page as and when the conducting authority announces it.  Check out FCI Recruitment 2022 Exam Dates here.

Planning to pursue your career in a Government organization? The Food Corporation of India (FCI) conducts the FCI exam every year to recruit candidates for various posts. The FCI is one of the largest Public Sector Undertakings responsible for storing and supplying food grains all over India. Candidates can check the important dates, eligibility criteria for each post, and other important information below. 

FCI Eligibility Criteria 2022 FCI Application Form 2022
FCI Exam Pattern 2022 FCI Syllabus 2022

FCI 2022 Latest Notifications

  • Jun 16, 2022: Food Corporation of India (FCI) will soon release the FCI 2022 notification. Read More

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About FCI Recruitment

FCI Recruitment stands for Food Corporation of India. The Food Corporation of India (FCI) is a government organisation that is responsible for the supply of food grains all over the country. The Food Corporation of India conducts a national-level recruitment exam to recruit aspiring candidates into various posts of various departments under the Government of India.

The candidates who get selected through the FCI Recruitment 2022 will not have the status of Central Government Civilian Employee but they will be full-time employees of FCI and governed by rules, conditions of FCI. The exam is conducted in two phases followed by document verification. There is no interview round involved in the selection procedure.

  • Examination Level: The FCI Recruitment is a recruitment examination conducted at the National level by the Food Corporation of India.
  • Headquarters: The headquarter of FCI is situated at 16-20, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi-110001, India.
  • Scope: FCI Recruitment conducts the recruitment exam for several posts including both technical and non-technical profiles.

FCI Recruitment Exam Highlights

The various details associated with the FCI Recruitment exam are given below.

FCI Recruitment 2022 Exam Highlights
Exam Name FCI Recruitment
Full Form Food Corporation of India Recruitment
Level of Exam National
Mode of Exam Online
Eligibility Undergraduate Degree from a recognized University
Conducting Authority Food Corporation of India (FCI)
Total Vacancies 4100+
Website www.fci.gov.in

FCI Recruitment 2022 Exam Date

The notification for various posts in FCI will be released soon. Candidates can check the FCI Recruitment 2022 Important dates from the table below.

FCI Recruitment 2022 Exam Dates
Important Events Dates
Commencement of Application Form Filling To be announced
Last Date to Apply To be announced
Admit Card Release Date To be announced
FCI Recruitment Date of Exam To be announced
Declaration of Result To be announced

Read More: FCI Recruitment Important Dates

FCI Recruitment 2022 Vacancy

Through FCI Recruitment, FCI will recruit candidates for a total of 4000+ vacancies. A total of 4103 vacancies are there across the country. The five zones, i.e east, west, north, south, and north-eastern zones have different numbers of vacancies for different posts. The vacancy in each region is given in the table below.

FCI Recruitment 2022 Zonal Vacancy
 Total Vacancies 4103
Zone Vacancy
East 538
West 735
North 1999
South 540
North-Eastern 291

FCI Recruitment 2022 Eligibility

Candidates aspiring to join the Food Corporation of India must check the eligibility criteria of each post before applying or registering for the FCI Recruitment 2022 application form. The recruitment process covers several posts. The eligibility criteria for each of the posts in terms of educational qualification and age limit are given below.

Educational Qualification

The FCI Recruitment educational qualification criteria for each post along with the postcode is given below (Qualifications/ Experience (as of January 01, 2022). The candidates must have scored at least 60% aggregate in the Bachelors's or Masters's degree.

FCI Recruitment 2022 Exam Eligibility
Post Post Code Qualifications/ Experience (as of January 01, 2022)
J.E. (Civil Engineering) A Degree in Civil Engineering or Diploma in Civil Engineering with one year experience.
J.E. (Electrical Mechanical) B Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Diploma in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with one year experience in the case of Diploma holders only.
Stenographer Grade-II C
  • Graduate along with O‘ level qualification of DOEACC and speed of 40 words per minute and 80 words per minute in typing and shorthand respectively, or
  • Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Application with the speed of 40 words per minute and 80 words per minute in typing and shorthand respectively.
AG-II (Hindi) D
  • Degree of a recognized University with Hindi as the main subject.
  • Proficiency in English
  • One year of experience in translation from English to Hindi and vice-versa.

 Desirable:-Post Graduate qualification in Hindi.

Typist (Hindi) E
  • Graduation or equivalent from a recognized university 
  • 30 words per minute speed in Hindi Typing. 
  • Preference will be given to the candidates knowing bilingual typing (English and Hindi) and Computer knowledge.
AG-III (General) F Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with proficiency in the use of computers.
AG-III (Accounts) G Bachelor of Commerce from a recognized University with proficiency in the use of computers.
AG-III (Technical) H
  • B.Sc in Agriculture from a recognized University or B.Sc with any of the following subjects from a recognized University: Botany/ Zoology/ Bio-Technology/ Bio-Chemistry/ Microbiology/ Food Science or B.Tech/ BE in Food Science/ Food Science and Technology/Agricultural Engineering/ Bio-Technology from a recognized University/ institution approved by AICTE.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers.
AG-III (Depot) I Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with proficiency in the use of computers.

Age Limit

  • The age limit for the position of Assistant Grade is 27 years except for AG II (Hindi).
  • The maximum age to apply for AG II(Hindi) is 28 years.
  • For the post of typist and stenographer, the age limit is 25 years.
  • The Junior Engineer can apply until the age of 28 years.

The age relaxation for all the categories are given below.

Category Age Limit
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years

FCI Recruitment 2022 Application Process

Candidates must ensure that they satisfy all the eligibility criteria before applying for the FCI Recruitment exam. Candidates are advised to complete the application form filling before the last date. Only after the successful registration of the exam, will a candidate be given the admit card. 

How to Apply for FCI Recruitment 2022 Exam?

Candidates can follow the step by step process given below to complete the FCI Recruitment from:

  • Candidates need to first visit the official website of FCI]and click on "Apply Online".
  • Read all the terms and conditions before registering. Fill the online FCI Recruitment application form with correct and true information. Candidates must provide all personal and educational details.
  • Once a candidate has filled the form, they need to upload the relevant documents/certificates and upload images.
  • Review the entire application form and make the fee payment through debit card/credit/net banking. Click on the “Submit” button.
  • Once the fee payment is done, candidates are required to download the confirmation page and keep a printout of it for future reference.

FCI Recruitment 2022 Application Form

The application process is completely online. The FCI Recruitment application form consists of two parts. Part I includes the personal and academic details whereas Part II involves the payment of fees. The payment procedure is also completely online. The candidate can pay through Debit/Credit cards, Internet Banking, and Mobile Wallets/UPI.

FCI Recruitment 2022 Application Fee

The application fee for FCI Recruitment 2022 for various categories has been listed in the table below.

FCI Recruitment 2022 Application Fee
Category Application Fee
General and OBC INR 500
SC / ST / PwBD / Serving Defence Personnel / Ex-Serviceman & Women Exempted

Documents Required to Apply for FCI Recruitment 2022 Exam

The candidates are required to upload scanned copies of the following documents.

  • Candidate's recent photograph
  • Signature
  • Left Thumbprint
  • A handwritten document(on white paper) that specifies that all the documents that are being uploaded are adhering to the required specification given in the notification.

Read More: FCI Recruitment Application Form

FCI Recruitment 2022 Admit Card

FCI Recruitment admit card contains the details about the candidate's roll number, particulars, and the location of the exam centre. The FCI Recruitment 2022 admit card should be compulsorily brought to the centre to appear for the exam. The FCI Recruitment 2022 admit card will only be available online and no hard copies will be sent to any candidates through the post.

How to Download the FCI Recruitment 2022 Admit Card?

The following steps are required to download the admit card.

  • Go to the official website of FCI.
  • On the Home page go to the “Download Admit Card” link which will be available once the admit card is released.
  • Candidates have to provide all the details regarding their registration number, DOB, and enter the verification code.
  • Press the “Download Admit Card” button.
  • The screen will display the admit card.
  • Download the admit card and take the printout of the same.

Read More: FCI Recruitment Admit Card

FCI Recruitment 2022 Exam Centres

There are 102 centres for the FCI recruitment exam in India. The centre once allotted, cannot be changed in any circumstances. All the candidates are requested to be present at the exam centre half an hour before the exam starts. The list of exam centres where FCI Recruitment 2022 exam will be conducted are given in the table below.

FCI Recruitment 2022 Exam Centres
Sl. No. Examination Centre Centre Code
1 Bhagalpur 3201
2 Muzaffarpur 3205
3 Agra 3001
4 Bareilly 3005
5 Gorakhpur 3007
6 Kanpur 3009
7 Meerut 3011
8 Varanasi 3013
9 Allahabad 3003
10 Patna 3606
11 Lucknow 3010
12 Kolkata 4410
13 Midnapur 4413
14 Port Blair 4802
15 Sambalpur 4604
16 Gangtok 4001
17 Jalpaiguri 4408
18 Bhubaneshwar 4604
19 Cuttack 4605
20 Ranchi 4205
21 Chinsurah 4405
22 Siliguri 4415
23 Bangalore 9001
24 Thiruvananthapuram 9211
25 Kochi 9204
26 Thrissur 9212
27 Gulbarga 9005
28 Mangalore 9008
29 Dharwar 9004
30 Kozhikode Calicut 9206
31 Delhi 2201
32 Jaipur 2405
33 Jodhpur 2406
34 Kota 2407
35 Bikaner 2404
36 Udaipur 2409
37 Ajmer 2401
38 Alwar 2402
39 Sriganganagar 2408
40 Dehradun 2002
41 Haldwani 2003
42 Almora 2001
43 Uttarakhand 2004
44 Guwahati 5105
45 Itanagar 5001
46 Dibrugarh 5102
47 Jorhat 5107
48 Silchar 5111
49 Imphal 5501
50 Shillong 5401
51 Aizwal 5701
52 Kohima 5302
53 Agartala 5601
54 Tura 5402
55 Goalpara 5104
56 Tezpur 5112
57 Lakhimpur 5109
58 Churachandpur 5502
59 Hyderabad 8002
60 Guntur 8001
61 Kurnool 8003
62 Rajahmundry 8004
63 Tirupati 8006
64 Coimbatore 8202
65 Chennai 8201
66 Madurai 8204
67 Puducherry 8401
68 Tirunelveli 8207
69 Tiruchirapalli 8206
70 Vishakhapatnam 8007
71 Aurangabad 7202
72 Mumbai 7204
73 Kolhapur 7203
74 Nagpur 7205
75 Panaji 7801
76 Pune 7208
77 Ahmedabad 7001
78 Vadodara 7002
79 Rajkot 7006
80 Nashik 7207
81 Amravati 7201
82 Surat 7007
83 Ambikapur 6201
84 Indore 6006
85 Jabalpur 6007
86 Jagdalpur 6203
87 Chindwara 6003
88 Chattarpur 6002
89 Guna 6004
90 Mandsaur 6010
91 Jhabua 6008
92 Khandwa 6009
93 Rewa 6012
94 Raipur 6204
95 Bhopal 6001
96 Gwalior 6005
97 Bilaspur 6202
98 Jalandhar 1402
99 Leh 1005
100 Chandigarh 1601
101 Jammu 1004
102 Srinagar 1007
103 Shimla 1203
104 Bhatinda 1401
105 Hamirpur 1202

Documents Required at FCI 2022 Exam Centre

The candidate must carry the following documents to the centre.

  • FCI Recruitment Admit card
  • Candidate's valid Photo ID

Read More: FCI Recruitment Exam Centres

FCI Recruitment 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam will be conducted in two phases: Phase 1 and 2. Phase I is common for all and it consists of the following sections.

FCI Recruitment Exam Phase I details
Paper Subject No. of Questions Duration Marks
Paper 1 Reasoning Ability 35 20 minutes for each section 100
Quantitative Aptitude 35
English Language 30

The time allotted for Phase I is 60 minutes. After Paper I, the papers that people have to write vary with the post they are applying for. The information regarding for which post applicant has to write which paper are listed below.

FCI Recruitment Exam Phase II Details
Number of Papers in II Phase Aspiring post
One Paper Exam Paper I Only AG-III (General)
AG-III (Depot)
Paper III Only Typist (Hindi)
Paper V Only Steno Grade-II
Two Paper Exam Paper I and Paper II {JE (Civil Engg)}
JE (Electrical/ Mechanical)
{AG-III (Accounts)
{AG-III (Technical)}
Paper III and IV {AG II (Hindi)}
  • Paper I, III, and V contain 120 MCQs and each MCQ carries 1 mark.
  • Paper-II, which is a post-specific paper consists of 60 MCQs, each carrying 1 mark.
  • Paper IV consists of 60 questions and each question carries 2 marks each.

Read More: FCI Recruitment Exam Pattern

FCI Recruitment 2022 Syllabus

The FCI Recruitment exam consists of two papers, where paper 1 is common for all but paper 2 requires knowledge related to the candidate's respective specialisation. Paper I consist of reasoning, numerical aptitude, and the English language. The detailed FCI Recruitment exam syllabus for Paper I is mentioned below.

FCI Recruitment 2022 Reasoning Syllabus

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

FCI Recruitment 2022 Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

  • Average
  • Number System
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and Distance
  • Clocks and Calendars
  • Problems on Trains
  • Percentages
  • Ratios and Proportion
  • H.C.F. and L.C.M
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Problems on Ages
  • Data Interpretation
  • Mixture and Alligation
  • Boats and Streams
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Time and Work
  • Discounts

FCI Recruitment 2022 English Aptitude Syllabus

  • Para Completion
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Spelling Test
  • Passage Completion
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Transformation
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Joining Sentences
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Articles
  • Gerunds
  • Identify the Errors
  • Tense
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Prepositions
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Spotting Errors
  • Substitution
  • Adjectives
  • Homophones
  • Identify the Sentences
  • Noun
  • Sentence Completion
  • Prefix
  • Sentence Pattern
  • Tag Questions
  • Plural Forms
  • Odd Words
  • Prepositions
  • Suffix
  • Idioms and Phrases

For Paper II, the candidate has to prepare various topics that he/she studied in Diploma/Degree courses.

Read More: FCI Recruitment Exam Syllabus

FCI Recruitment 2022 Result

The FCI Recruitment results of the Phase-I exam will be declared on the official website of FCI. The result will be declared zone wise. After Tier 1 result, qualified candidates will have to proceed to Phase-II. FCI Recruitment 2022 admit card will be released 15 days before the Phase-II exam.

How to Download the FCI Recruitment Exam Result?

To download the result, the candidates have to follow the given procedure.

  • Candidates have to go to the official website of FCI.
  • Go to the result section and click on 'result for FCI Recruitment 2022'.
  • Enter the 'Application Number' and 'Date of Birth'.
  • Candidates have to look for their 'Name' or 'Registration Number' from the merit list.
  • If the candidates find their name on the merit list, only then the candidates will be summoned for the further selection process.

Read More: FCI Recruitment Results

FCI Recruitment Previous Year's Cut Off

The cut off of FCI Recruitment depends mainly upon three factors, i.e., the number of candidates appearing for the exam, the difficulty level of the exam, and the number of seats available for a given post.

FCI Recruitment 2019 Cut Off

FCI Recruitment 2019 cut off is mentioned in the table below.

FCI Recruitment Phase I Recruitment Cut Off 2019
FCI Recruitment Phase I Recruitment Cut Off 2019
55-65 50-60 65-75 70-80

FCI Recruitment 2018 Cut Off

The cut off for FCI Recruitment Tier 1 2018 exam for FCI Recruitment is mentioned in the table below.

FCI Recruitment Phase I Cut Off 2018
FCI Recruitment Phase I Cut Off 2018
65 62 72 75

FCI Recruitment 2022 Salary

In the FCI 2022 recruitment notification, the pay-scale range for various posts in FCI was announced and the details are given below.

  • Junior Engineer (Electrical Engineering): INR 11100- INR 29950
  • Junior Engineer (Mechanical Engineering: INR 11100- INR 29950
  • Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering): INR 11100- INR 29950
  • Typist (Hindi): INR 9300 – INR 22940
  • Assistant Grade-II (Hindi): INR 9900 – INR 25530
  • Assistant Grade-III (General): INR 9300 – INR 22940
  • Assistant Grade-III (Technical): INR 9300 – INR 22940
  • Assistant Grade-III (Accounts): INR 9300 – INR 22940
  • Assistant Grade-III (Depot): INR 9300 – INR 22940

FCI Recruitment Selection Procedure

The selection procedure is divided into stages or phases. There can be two or three phases depending upon the post. The details for various phases are:

  • Phase I: This phase involves a written test that is common for all applicants. This exam would test the applicant's general aptitude, reasoning skills, and knowledge of the English language.
  • Phase II: Candidates who qualify the Phase I of the FCI Recruitment exam proceed to phase II. In phase II, post specific tests are there. The candidate has to give one or two papers depending upon the post.
  • Phase III: This phase is also known as a Skill test. The candidates applying for the post of Typist and Stenographer only need to give this test, which will test their suitability for the post.

After all these, document verification is there and lastly, the merit list will be formed and candidates whose name is there in the merit list will be offered Job letters.

How to Prepare for FCI Recruitment Exam?

The Phase I paper consists of 100 questions that are to be completed in 60 minutes. Thus, the time factor is very crucial in this exam. The candidate should practise regularly aptitude and reasoning questions which will enhance his/her speed of doing questions. Moreover, the candidate should prioritize various sections according to their capabilities and strategy to manage the time effectively during exams.

FCI Recruitment Exam Reference Books

The candidate should check out the syllabus, and according to that, he/she should select the best-suited book for him/her. The highly recommended books for this exam are given below.

FCI Recruitment 2022 Reference Books
Name of the Book Author Publisher
Food Corporation of India Assistant Grade – 3 Practice Work Book (Paper – 2) Kiran Prakashan Kiran Publications
FCI Food Corporation Of India Assistant Grade-III Paper-II (General, Depot, Accounts) Practice Work Book Kiran Prakashan Kiran Publications
FCI Technical Paper-III: Biological Science PWB Kiran Prakashan Kiran Publications
FCI-Management Trainee (Paper-I) Recruitment Exam Guide R. Gupta Ramesh Publishing House
FCI Food Corporation of India: Combined Recruitment Exam for Assistant Grade 3(Paper – 1) (Paperback) GKP GK Publications
FCI Bhartiya Khadya Nigam Master Examination Guide (Paperback) R. Gupta Ramesh Publishing House

Read More: SSC FCI 2022 Books

FCI Recruitment Previous Year's Question Papers

The candidates can get a fair idea about the syllabus after solving the previous year papers. Moreover, the candidate can analyze his/her weak spots in the syllabus and time required to solve the entire paper. Thus FCI Recruitment exam previous year papers will help him/her in planning his/her preparation.

FCI Recruitment 2022 Mock and Sample papers

Regularly practising the mock and sample tests will help the candidate to gain speed and finally help him/her finish the actual exam on time.

FCI Recruitment 2022 Coaching Centres

There are several FCI Recruitment Coaching centres all across the country. Some of them are mentioned below.

FCI Coaching Centres in Delhi

  • Excel SSC Coaching Institute
  • Vedanga Institute
  • Adya Institute

FCI Coaching Centres in Bengaluru

  • Bharat Banking and SSC Coaching Institute
  • Study partner Competitive Academy
  • Career Launcher

FCI Coaching Centres in Kolkata

  • Avision Academy
  • Apti Plus Academy
  • Career Launcher

FCI Coaching Centres in Chennai

  • Uma Sankar Academy
  • Max Academy
  • Shakthi Academy

Read More: FCI Recruitment Exam Centre

FCI Recruitment Contact Details

FCI Recruitment Helpdesk Details
Helpdesk Details
For Online Registration Related Issues
Phone No. +91 8800023535 Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Mon-Sat)
Email helpdesk.bharti.nic.in
For Payment Related Issues
Phone No. 011-23093353Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Mon-Sat)



Are the candidates in the final year of their degree/diploma course eligible for FCI recruitment exam?

No, the candidate should have completed their course at the time of applying.

Can a candidate apply for more than 1 post?

No, any candidate can only apply for one post.

Can I change my exam zone after the submission of the FCI Recruitmet Form?

Any detail that is once filled and submitted cannot be changed again.

Is any age relaxation is there for candidates applying for FCI Recuitment Exam?

The candidates belonging to the OBC category are given age relaxation of 3 years and candidates belonging to SC/ST category are given relaxation of 5 years from the given age eligibility parameters for each post.


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