FCI

Test Series

Why Avision

Introduction

FCI or Food Corporation of India is the largest Public Sector Undertaking that deals with the supply chain management of the food grain. It was established on 14thJanuary 1965. Its first district office was opened in the city of Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.

Food Corporation of India conducts exam to recruit eligible candidates to the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical/Mechanical/Civil), Assistant Grade II, Assistant Grade III and Typist. Selected candidates can be placed at any one of the many branches of FCI located all across the country.

EXAMS ELIGIBILITY

Age Limit: Maximum age limit as on 01st August, 2012 is 27 years

Upper Age Relaxation: SC/ST 5 years; OBC 3 years; PwD 10 years; PwD OBC 13 years; PwD SC/ST 15 years; Ex-servicemen (UR/General) 03 years; Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 06 years; Ex-servicemen (SC/ST) 08 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date; Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of J&K 5 years (general), 8 years (OBC), SC/ST 10 years; Widows/divorced women/women judicially separated and who are not remarried-upto 35 years of age (general), upto 38 years of age (OBC), SC/ST upto 40 years of age; Employees of FCI-no age limit.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Qualification

AG-III (General): Graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university with proficiency in use of computers

AG-III (Accounts): Bachelor of Commerce from a recognized university with proficiency in use of computers

AG-III (Technical): 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/B.E. in Food Science/Food Science and Technology/Agricultural Engineering/Bio-Technology from a recognized university/an institution approved by AICTE

Proficiency in use of Computers

AG-III (Depot): Graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university with proficiency in use of computers

SELECTION PROCESS FOR GENERAL, DEPOT, ACCOUNTS AND TECHNICAL CADRES

Selection for the posts will be based on a Written Examination which will be conducted by Staff Selection Commission. The examination will consist of two papers as detailed below for Post Codes A, B and D for General, Depot and Accounts Cadres. Candidates applying for Post Code C for [Technical Cadre] will appear in Paper-I and Paper-III. The examination in paper III will be of degree level. Paper I and II will be of Higher Secondary Level.

Paper – I (Objective Type) Subjects –
  1. General Intelligence (50 questions – 50 Marks)
  2. General Awareness (50 questions – 50 Marks)
  3. Quantitative Aptitude (50 questions – 50 Marks)
  4. English Language (50 questions – 50 Marks)
Paper-II (Objective Type)

Subject –

  1. Quantitative Methods (50 questions – 100 Marks)
  2. English Language & Comprehension (100 questions- 100 Marks)
Paper-III (For Technical Cadre) (Objective Type)

Biological Sciences (200 questions) For General, Depot, Accounts and Technical Cadres a Computer Proficiency Test (CPT), which will be of qualifying nature, with components of Word Processing and Excel will also be held for candidates shortlisted on the basis of Paper-I and Paper-II/ Paper-III. Qualifying marks in word processing may be prescribed by the SSC at its discretion for evaluation of Excel Scripts, in which a separate qualifying standard will be prescribed.

Paper-IV (Duration-90 minutes):

Two Passages, one each from Hindi to English and vice-versa and two essays each in Hindi & English will be asked to candidates applying for the Post Code D {Assistant Grade-II (Hindi)}.Candidates applying for the Post of Typist (Hindi) are required to take Paper – III. Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of their performance in Paper-III and the short-listed candidates will undergo a Skill-Test in typing in Hindi. Final merit list will be generated on the score obtained by candidate in Skill Test.Candidates applying for AG-II (Hindi) posts will be shortlisted for evaluation of Paper-IV, based on their marks in Paper III.