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FCI Grade III Recruitment Notification 2022

FCI (Food Corporation of India), one of the largest Public Sector Undertakings ensuring the food security of the Nation, has released an official notification for various posts(General/ Depot/ Steno/ Accounts/ Technical/ Hindi/ Civil Engineering/ Electrical Mechanical Engineering). It is a zone-wise recruitment notification for non-executives in FCI. A total of 5043 vaccines are announced by FCI for various posts, various categories and various zones. Willing and eligible candidates can apply for this post from 6th September 2022 to 5th October 2022. 

FCI Category III Recruitment 2022- Overview

Here is a quick overview of the post of Assistant Grade III

Food Corporation of India (FCI)

Post Name

Grade III (Non-Executives)

Category

Recruitment

Total Vacancies Available

5043

Job Application Mode

Online

Online Application Start Date

6th September 2022

Online Application End Date

5th October 2022

Salary

Rs. 28200– 103400

Official Website

https://fci.gov.in/

Important Dates

The important dates for various events for Assistant Grade III posts are given in the underneath table: 

Activity 

Dates

Notification Released on

2nd September 2022

Starting date of Online Application 

6th September 2022

Last Date of Online Application 

5th October 2022 

Assistant Grade III Admit Card Date

To be notified 

Assistant Grade III  Phase 1 Exam Date

January 2022

Assistant Grade III  Phase 2 Exam Date

To be notified later

Assistant Grade III  Result Date

To be notified later

Vacancy Details

The categorization of 5043 posts of Assistant Grade III as per the different zones is mentioned in the below-mentioned table: 

 

Posts

Zones

North Zone

South Zone

East Zone

West Zone

North East Zone

J.E. (Civil Engineering)

22

5

7

5

9

J.E. (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)

8

2

2

3

Steno. Grade II

43

8

8

9

5

AG-III (General)

463

155

185

92

53

AG-III (Accounts)

142

107

72

45

40

AG-III (Technical) 

611

257

194

296

48

AG-III (Depot) 

1063

435

283

258

15

AG-III (Hindi)

36

22

17

06

12

Total

2388

989

768

713

185

Educational Qualification

Candidates aiming to apply for the post of FCI Assistant Grade III(General/ Depot/Hindi/ Accounts/ Steno / Technical/ Civil Engineering/ Electrical Mechanical Engineering) must have completed the below-mentioned educational qualifications and experience as on 1st August, 2022. 

Post 

Qualification /Experience

J.E. (Civil Engineering)

Degree in Civil Engineering 

Or 

Diploma in Civil Engineering with one year experience.

J.E. (Electrical Mechanical)

Degree in Electrical Engineering 

Or 

Degree in Mechanical Engineering 

Or

 Diploma in Electrical Engineering with one year experience. 

Or 

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with one year experience.

Steno. Grade- II

Graduate degree with speed of 40 w.p.m. and 80 w.p.m. in English typing and shorthand respectively.

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 / Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Microbiology / Food Science. 

Or 

B. Tech / BE in Food Science / Food Science and Technology / Agricultural Engineering / Biotechnology from a recognized University / an institution approved by AICTE.

And 

Proficiency in use of computers.

AG-III (Depot) 

Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with proficiency in use of computers.

AG-III (Hindi)

Graduation or equivalent.

(2) 30 W.P.M speed in Hindi Typing.

(3) Preference will be given to the candidates knowing bilingual typing

(English and Hindi) and Computer knowledge.

Age Limit 

The Age limit varies for different posts. Here is the table that illustrates the upper age limit required for FCI Assistant Grade III posts: 

Post

Maximum Age limit

J.E. (Civil Engineering)

28 years 

J.E. (Electrical Mechanical)

28 years 

Steno. Grade- II

25 years 

AG-III (General) 

27 years 

AG-III (Accounts) 

27 years 

AG-III (Technical) 

27 years 

AG-III (Depot) 

27 years 

AG-III (Hindi)

28 years 

 

Note: There is age relaxation for FCI employee/PwBD/OBC/SC/ST/Widows/Divorced/Ex-DServicemen candidates. 

Selection Process 

Candidates need to surpass four phases to get selected for the desired post of FCI Assistant Grade III. The four different phases are: 

  • Phase 1 examination

  • Phase 2 examination

  • Skill test (For Steno)

  • Document verification

Fee Details 

The fee details for reserved and unreserved categories is mentioned in the following table: 

Category

Fee

UR/OBC/PWS

500

SC/ST/PWD/Female

Nil

Exam Pattern

Phase 1 Exam Pattern 

The online exam of Phase-I shall be common irrespective of the post. The test structure for Phase I Online exam is as follow:-

Sr No.

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language 

25

25

15 minutes

2

Reasoning Ability 

25

25

15 minutes

3

Numerical Aptitude

25

25

15 minutes

4

General Studies* comprising History, Geography, Economy, General Science upto Class 8th level. (20 questions) Current Affairs (5 Questions)

25

25

15 minutes

 

Total

100

100

60 minutes

Phase 2 Exam Pattern

Phase 2 is different for different posts. The three papers: Paper I, Paper II and Paper III will be conducted in phase 2. The details of the online examination for different posts of FCI AG III are mentioned below: 

Paper Type

Posts

No. of Question

Total marks 

Duration 

Paper I 

J.E. (Civil Engineering), J.E. (Electrical Mechanical), AG-III (General), AG-III (Accounts), AG-III (Technical), AG-III (Depot), AG-III (Hindi)

120 Multiple Choice Questions 

120

90 minutes 

Paper II (Post specific examination)

J.E. (Civil Engineering), J.E. (Electrical Mechanical), AG-III (Accounts), AG-III (Technical), AG-III (Hindi)

60 Multiple Choice Questions 

120

60 minutes 

Paper III 

Steno Grade II 

120 Multiple Choice Questions 

120

60 minutes

How To Apply

Candidates who want to apply for the post of FCI AG III(General / Depot / Steno/ Accounts / Technical / Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering/ Hindi) can follow the below-mentioned steps carefully:

Step 1: Visit the official website i.e. https://fci.gov.in/

Step 2: Click on the application link to submit your application for the post of FCI AG III.

Step 3: A new window will open, click the ‘Register’ button and fill in the required details to receive the User ID and Password.

Step 4: Candidates will receive the User ID and Password on the registered email address and or on the registered mobile number. 

Step 5: Candidates can login with the User ID and Password to complete the application form for FCI Grade III Examination 2022. 

Step 6: Upload scanned documents according to the guidelines. 

Step 7: Fill all the required details flawlessly. 

Step 8: Preview your application before submitting it. 

Step 9: Pay the fee and click on the submit button. 

Step 10: Make sure to take the printout of the application for future reference. 

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