FCI Manager 2020

FCI Manager recruitment is conducted to appoint eligible candidates at the post of Manager to various Departments of Food Corporation of India. FCI Manager recruitment 2019-20 is ongoing and the FCI Manager Phase II exam was conducted on February 23, 2020.

The Food Corporation of India is one of the largest Public sector bodies responsible for the food security of the nation.

Table of Contents:

  1. FCI Manager Notification
  2. FCI Manager Exam Dates 2020
  3. FCI Manager Vacancy
  4. FCI Manager Salary
  5. FCI Manager Eligibility
  6. FCI Manager Syllabus & Exam Pattern
  7. FCI Manager Result
  8. FCI Manager Preparation

Given below is some important information regarding the FCI Manager recruitment 2019-20:

FCI Manager Recruitment 
Conducting Body Food Corporation of India
Post FCI Manager
Vacancies (2019-20) 330
Job Location Anywhere in India
Level of Exam National Level
Official Website http://fci.gov.in/

Aspirants can visit the below-mentioned links to know more about the Food Corporation Of India recruitment 2020:

FCI Manager Notification

The FCI Manager notification 2019-20 was released on September 27, 2019, for recruiting candidates at Managerial posts into various departments of FCI. The FCI Manager notification 2020 is expected to be released by September 2020.

FCI Manager Notification 2019-20:- Download PDF Here

The notification was released for candidates interested in applying for the below-mentioned posts:

  1. FCI Manager General
  2. FCI Manager Depot
  3. FCI Manager Movement
  4. FCI Manager Accounts
  5. FCI Manager Technical
  6. FCI Manager Civil Engineering
  7. FCI Manager Electrical Mechanical Engineering
  8. FCI Manager Hindi

Interested candidates were called in to apply for the post and fill in the application form for FCI Manager recruitment 2019-20 between September 28, 2019, to October 27, 2019.

FCI Manager Exam Dates 2020

The FCI Manager notification for the 2020 recruitment is yet awaited and candidates interested in applying for the post can refer to the tentative FCI Manager exam schedule 2020 given below:

FCI Manager Exam Dates 2020 (Tentative)
Events Important Dates
Official Notification September 2020
Apply Online September/October 2020
Phase I Examination November 2020
Phase II Examination January/ February 2020
Interview March/April 2020

The above-mentioned dates are tentative and given for the reference of candidates who are willing to apply for the upcoming FCI Manager recruitment.

Given below are the FCI Manager exam dates 2019-20:

FCI Manager Exam Dates 2019-20
Events Important Dates
Official Notification September 27, 2019
Online Application September 28, 2019, to October 27, 2019
FCI Manager Admit Card November 13, 2019
FCI Manager Phase I Exam November 28, 2019
FCI Manager Phase I Result January 27, 2020
FCI Manager Phase II Admit Card February 6, 2020
FCI Manager Phase II Exam February 23, 2020
Interview March/April 2020

FCI Manager Vacancy

The Food Corporation of India released a total of 330 vacancies for 2019-20 recruitment for various departments under FCI. These vacancies were released zone-wise for five different regions of India.

Given below is the zone-wise FCI Manager vacancy distribution 2019-20:

FCI Manager Vacancy 2019-20
Post Zone-wise Vacancy
North Zone East Zone West Zone South Zone North East Zone
FCI Manager (General) 8 2 1 9 2
FCI Manager (Depot) 46 20 4 6 11
FCI Manager (Movement) 12 1 19
FCI Manager (Accounts) 68 9 7 30 7
FCI Manager (Technical) 44 5 1 3
FCI Manager (Civil Engineering) 4 3
FCI Manager (Electrical Mechanical Engineering) 5
FCI Manager (Hindi) 1 1 1

FCI Manager Salary

Candidates shall be appointed as FCI Manager shall have to undergo a six months training period. During these six months, a Management Trainee will be given a stipend of Rs.40,000/- per month. 

Once the training will be over, these Management Trainees shall be promoted to the post of Manager and shall be liable to fall in the IDA pay scale of Rs.40,000 to Rs.1,40,000.

Government Exam 2020

FCI Manager Eligibility

Unlike any other government exam, there is a set of eligibility criteria that a candidate needs to fulfil to apply for the post of FCI Manager.

Three main FCI Manager eligibility criteria need to be fulfilled. This includes the Nationality, educational qualification and age limit.

Given below are the age limit and the educational qualification for candidates willing to apply for FCI Managerial posts for various Departments:

FCI Manager Eligibility
Post Maximum Age Limit Educational Qualification
FCI Manager (General) 28 years Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with a minimum of 60% marks from Government recognised University

OR

CA/ ICWA/CS

Note: Minimum percentage is 55% for SC/ST/PH

FCI Manager (Depot) 28 years Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with a minimum of 60% marks from Government recognised University

OR

CA/ ICWA/CS

Note: Minimum percentage is 55% for SC/ST/PH

FCI Manager (Movement) 28 years Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with a minimum of 60% marks from Government recognised University

OR

CA/ ICWA/CS

Note: Minimum percentage is 55% for SC/ST/PH

FCI Manager (Accounts) 28 years
  • Associate Membership of 
  1. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India; or
  2. The Institute of Cost Accountants of India; or
  3. The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

OR

  • B.Com from a recognised University and
  1. Post Graduate Full Time MBA (Fin) Degree/ Diploma of minimum 2 years recognised by UGC/AICTE; or
  2. Post Graduate Part-Time MBA (Fin) Degree/ Diploma (not in the nature of distance education) of minimum 3 years duration recognised by UGC/AICTE; or
  3. Post Graduate MBA (Fin) Degree/Diploma by distance education mode recognised by UGC-AICTE- DEC Joint Committee. 
FCI Manager (Technical) 28 years B.Sc. in Agriculture from a recognised University

OR

B. Tech degree or B.E degree in Food Science from a recognised University/ an institution approved by the AICTE

OR

B.Tech degree or B.E degree in Food Science & Technology or Food Technology or Food Processing Technology or Food Process Engineering or Food Processing or Food Preservation Technology from a recognised University/ an institution approved by the AICTE.

OR

B.Tech. degree or BE degree in Agricultural Engineering from a recognised University/an institution approved by the AICTE

OR

B. Tech degree or B.E degree in Biotechnology or Industrial BioTechnology or Bio-Chemical Engineering or Agricultural Biotechnology from a recognised University/ an institution approved by the AICTE

FCI Manager (Civil Engineering) 28 years Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised University or equivalent
FCI Manager (Electrical Mechanical Engineering) 28 years Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University or equivalent
FCI Manager (Hindi) 35 years Essential:

  • Master’s Degree of a recognised University or equivalent in Hindi with English as a subject at the Degree level.

OR

Master’s Degree of a recognised University or equivalent in English with Hindi as a subject at the degree level.

OR

Master’s degree of a recognised University or equivalent in any subject with Hindi and English as a subject at the degree level.

OR

Master’s degree of a recognised University or equivalent in any subject with English medium and Hindi as a subject at the degree level.

OR

Master’s degree of a recognised University or equivalent in any subject with Hindi medium and English as a subject at the degree level.

  • 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 of a Modern India Language
  • Administrative Experience
  • Experience of organising Hindi classes or workshop for noting and drafting

FCI Manager Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The selection process for FCI Manager recruitment 2020 comprises 3 phases:

  1. Online Examination
  2. Interview
  3. Training

Except for the post of FCI Manager (Hindi). The selection process for candidates applying for  the post of FCI Manager ( Hindi) comprises two levels of exam:

  1. Online Examination
  2. Interview

The online examination is further divided into two phases. Phase I and Phase II examination.

Given below is the FCI Manager exam pattern for Phase I examination in brief:

FCI Manager Exam Pattern (Phase I)
Name of Test Total Marks Number of Questions Time Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes

Note: There is a penalty of 0.25 marks for every wrongly answered question in the Phase I examination. There is no negative marking in the Phase II examination.

FCI Manager Exam Pattern (Phase II)
Paper Post Number of Questions Total Marks Time Duration
Paper I  FCI Manager (except Hindi) 120 120 90 minutes
Paper II FCI Manager (Accounts, Technical, Civil Engineering, Electrical Mechanical Engineering) 60 120 60 minutes
Paper III FCI Manager (Hindi) 120 120 90 minutes
Paper IV FCI Manager (Hindi) 4 120 90 minutes

Paper I & II and Paper III & IV are conducted in the same sitting and candidates need to prepare themselves accordingly.

FCI Manager Result

The FCI Manager result for the Phase II exam conducted on February 23, 2020 shall be released by March/April 2020. Candidates who gave the Phase II examination can check the FCI Manager result 2020 at BYJU’S. 

The final selection of candidates depends upon certain factors including marks scored in the online examination, performance in Interview, medical condition and document verification.

FCI Manager Preparation

The Food Corporation of India recruitment is one such exam which candidates look forward to applying for every year. The vacancies released for the post are less but the competition is very high.

It is very important that candidates keep themselves completely prepared for the FCI Manager recruitment 2020 so as to perform well in the upcoming exam.

Given below are a few tips that may help candidates prepare for the FCI Manager exam:

  1. Go through the syllabus and exam pattern carefully and then start your preparation
  2. Manage a systematic study plan and follow it with discipline so that sufficient time can be devoted for preparation of each section.
  3. Solve previous year question papers, practise papers and mock tests to understand the level of exam and the type of question asked in the exam.
  4. Choose the best books and gather the best study material for preparation. If needed, look for help and assistance to prepare for the exam.

Aspirants can refer to the books mentioned-below to prepare themselves for the upcoming Food Corporation of India recruitment:

FCI Manager Preparation – Booklist
Mathematics Class 11th & 12th by R.D. Sharma The Pearson Guide To Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by Dinesh Khattar
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S Agarwal Objective English by Edgar Thorpe
Food Corporation of India Management Trainee Recruitment Exam (Paper I) by Dr. Lal & Jain Mechanical Engineering Objective Type Questions by Om Prakash Gupta
Objective Food Science & Technology by Deepak Mudgil, Shweta Barak Mudgil FCI Management Trainee Paper I (Hindi) by R. Gupta

Candidates across the country, looking for a Government job can consider FCI Manager post as an option as it provides opportunity for growth and a decent working environment for its employees.

For any more information, study material or tips regarding the FCI Manager recruitment 2020, candidates can visit BYJU’S.

FCI Manager Notification 2019-20:- Download PDF Here

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