FCI Cut Off 2023: FCI Manager Previous Year Cut-Off Marks

FCI is one of the well-known organisations that fall under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs and is essentially a statutory body. Every year a large number of candidates prepare and appear for the  FCI Manager exam. The official detailed notification for the FCI Manager examination 2023 of various jobs in different departments will shortly be released by the Food Corporation of India (FCI). 

The three stages of the FCI Manager recruiting process includes the online test, the interview, and the physical test. In order to continue being considered for the next stage of hiring, candidates must continue to score higher than the cut-offs. 

FCI Manager cut-off marks are released by the conducting body for candidates appearing for the various Managerial posts under the Food Corporation of India. The FCI cut-off 2023 for the Manager position is still to be announced for the FCI Manager recruitment cycle. The conducting authority will announce the final cut-off after the interviews are finished.

Given that the official FCI Notification has not yet been released, we have included the FCI cut-off marks for the previous year in this article. In this article, you can find the steps to check the FCI cut-off marks, previous year zone-wise minimum qualifying marks and the expected cut-off for the upcoming examination. 

Candidates can check the FCI Manager result by visiting the linked article.

Preparing for the upcoming FCI Manager Exam?? Test your preparation and score more in the final examination, with the links given below:

FCI Manager: Important Dates

Candidates should check the FCI Exam Dates before starting the exam preparation. The space will be updated when the FCI 2022 Notification will release.

Important FCI Manager Exam Dates 2022
Events Important Dates
FCI Manager Notification Release Date 2022 Yet to be announced
FCI  Manager Online Application Start Date Yet to be announced
Last Date to Apply for the FCI Manager  Exam  Yet to be announced
FCI Manager Admit Card Release Date 2022 Yet to be announced
FCI Manager Exam Date  Yet to be announced
FCI Manager Online Test Result Date Yet to be announced
FCI Manager Interview and Document Verification Date Yet to be announced
FCI Manager Final Result Release Date Yet to be announced

Aspirants who wish to know more about the FCI Manager exam, can visit the linked article and get the relevant information.

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Steps to Check the FCI Manager Cut-Off

Candidates can check the minimum qualifying marks for the FCI Manager post at the official Food Corporation of India website. Given below are the steps which can be followed to check the FCI Manager cut-off marks:

Step 1 – Visit the official FCI website

Step 2 – On the homepage click on the “Current Recruitment” option. You are redirected to the list of current vacancies and notifications released for recruitment if FCI

Step 3 – Select the post for which the cut-off you want to check

Step 4 – The zone-wise list of results/ cut-off shall be displayed on your screen

Candidates are advised to save the result and cut-off list for the future reference.

Read about the Food Corporation of India in detail, in the linked article.

Factors Affecting FCI Manager Cut-Off

There are certain factors based on which the minimum cut-off marks are decided by the conducting body. Refer to the factors influencing the FCI Cut-Off below:

FCI Manager Cut Off

    • Total Number of Vacancies: The cut-off will be lower if there are more vacancies, and higher if there are fewer.
    • Total Number of Candidates taking the test: The cut-offs may be higher depending on the level of competition if more candidates applied for the position.
    • Difficulty Level of the Exam: If the exam is difficult, the cut-off will be lower, and if the paper is not as difficult, the cut-off will rise.
  • Previous Year Cut-Off Marks: Previous years’ cut-off marks have a very little impact than the above three factors, but generally the cut-off marks are almost the same every year.

Candidates can visit the following links to know more about the Food Corporation of India recruitment for Manager posts.

FCI Manager Syllabus & Exam Pattern FCI Eligibility 
FCI Manager Apply Online FCI Notification

FCI Manager Marking Scheme

Since the FCI Manager exam is not an annually conducted examination, aspirants across the country look for an opportunity to join this Government sector job. Thus, candidates need to work really hard to score more in the examination as the number of vacancies released is way less in comparison to the number of applicants. Candidates must attempt the questions with the least incorrect responses as the exam includes negative marking.

As per the marking scheme followed by FCI for the Managerial post examination, there are certain things which candidates must know. Refer to them as given below:

  • The marks scored in the Phase I examination are not calculated for the final merit. This level of examination is only qualifying in nature
  • There is a penalty of 0.25 marks for every wrongly answered question and for the questions which are left blank no marks would be deducted
  • There is a fixed marking scheme based on which the marks of a candidate are calculated and do kind of discrepancy can be found in this scheme
  • The marks scored in the mains examination along with the Interview scores shall be calculated to shortlist the candidates for the final appointment

Candidates preparing for the upcoming examination can check the detailed exam pattern and section-wise syllabus for the Manager post examination at the FCI Syllabus page.
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FCI Manager Cut-Off – Previous Years

Since the FCI Cut-Off Marks 2022 will be released after the completion of the selection process, we have given the previous year’s cut-off marks. Candidates can use the FCI Manager cut-off marks from the previous year to estimate the cut-off for this year. 

All candidates preparing for the FCI 2022 exam must have a careful look at the previous year’s cut-off marks, and use the information to attempt the exam better and score well.

Given below is the FCI exam cut-off for the 2018 recruitment for the Prelims examination for candidates to analyse the previous year cut off trends:

FCI Manager Cut Off 2018- Paper-1: 

FCI Manager Cut Off 2018 – Phase I Examination
Category FCI Manager Cut Off
General 75
OBC 72
SC 65
ST 62

The FCI last year cut off marks will help candidates analyse the increase or decrease in the minimum qualifying marks over the years. With the increase in competition, candidates must expect the cut-off and the standard of exams to increase each year.

Learn about the total number of FCI Vacancies released in the linked article.

FCI Manager 2018 Cut-Off (Paper-II & III)

The Cut-Off marks for Paper II and Paper III are given below:

FCI Manager Cut Off 2018 – Phase II & III Examination
Category-Wise Cut-Off (2018)
General 206.3
OBC 92.5
SC 172.3
ST 166.5
Ex. Serviceman 134

Furthermore, the FCI Manager cut-off is separate for the different zones based on the vacancies released in each zone. So, candidates must ensure they check the qualifying marks for the zone from which they appear.

Given below are the Cut-Off marks for FCI MAnager 2015 exam from the North Zone:

FCI Previous Year Cut Off (North Zone) 2015 – Category III
Post Name (Category wise) Ex. Servicemen OBC PWD SC ST UR
Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering) – A 31.25 67.08 55 61.67 68.33
Junior Engineer (Electrical Engineering) – B 51.25 69.58
Junior Engineer (Mechanical Engineering) – C 70.00
Assistant Grade-II (Hindi) – D 48.75 45.42 37.92 43.75 47.08
Typist (Hindi) – E 23.33 58.33 35.00 54.17
Assistant Grade III (General) – F 38.33 64.17 45.00 58.33 56.67 67.50
Assistant Grade III (Accounts) – G 23.33 49.17 32.92 45.83 43.33 52.08
Assistant Grade III (Technical) – H 24.58 54.17 36.67 46.67 51.67 55.00
Assistant Grade III (Depot) – I 50.83 73.33 47.50 64.17 68.33 76.67

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FCI Manager Cut-Off- Expected Cut-Off

The FCI has not released the FCI Manager 2020 Cut-Off Marks yet. The final cut-off for the 2019-20 recruitment is yet awaited and the scorecard released is mostly different for different zones and candidates can get the category-wise cut-off as well. 

Since, the final cut-off has yet not been released, given below is the expected FCI Manager cut-off for the Phase I examination 2019-20:

FCI Manager Cut Off 2019-20 – Phase I Examination (Expected)
Category Cut Off
General 75-78
SC/ST 65-69
OBC/EWS 70-72

The admit card to the Phase I and Phase II examination is released at least two weeks prior to the date of examination. Candidates can know more about the FCI Admit card at the linked article.

Aspirants willing to know more about the FCI examination and the important exam dates, study material and preparation tips can visit BYJU’S for assistance. 

Candidates preparing for various other Government Exams can go through the links given below.

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Frequently Asked Questions on FCI Manager Cut Off


Q 1. Are the marks of the Phase I examination added to the final merit?

Ans. No, the marks scored in the Phase I examination are not included in the final merit of the candidates.

Q 2. Is the FCI Manager cut off released separately for each zone?

Ans. Yes, the FCI Manager cut off is released separately for each zone.

Q 3. Where can I check the FCI cut off marks for each category?

Ans. The category-wise FCI Manager cut off marks are released on the official website of the Food Corporation of India.

Q 4. Is there a sectional cut off in the FCI Manager exam?

Ans. No, there is no sectional cut off in the FCI Manager exam.

Q 5. Is the FCI Manager exam tough?

Ans. No, the FCI manager cutoff varies with the category of the candidates. The conducting body releases separate cutoff marks for each category. The cutoff differs for different categories and the candidate of a particular category needs to score the minimum cutoff marks corresponding to that category.

Q 6. Is the FCI Manager cut-off for all categories the same?

Ans. The level of the FCI Manager exam is moderately tough. If a candidate is well prepared well all the topic, he/she may easily be able to crack the exam. However, because of the tough competition, candidates need to put in extra effort to qualify for the examination.

Q 7. What are the factors that affect the FCI Manager cut-off?

Ans. Factors affecting the FCI manager cut-off are the level of difficulty of the exam paper, the number of candidates appearing in the exam and the total number of vacancies. Sometimes the previous year’s cut-off marks also have an impact on the cut-off marks.


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