FCI Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019

FCI Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019

Food Corporation of India(FCI) released the notification for various posts for a total of 4103 vacancies for Junior Engineer (JE) (Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering), Assistant Grade-II (AG II) (Hindi), Steno Grade-ii, Typist (Hindi) and Assistant Grade-III (AG III) (General / Accounts / Technical / Depot). The FCI Recruitment 2019 is a great opportunity to work in a reputed organisation and for that one needs to know the FCI syllabus 2019.

FCI Recruitment 2019: Apply Online

We have already covered the exam pattern of the FCI Recruitment 2019 Now, as the exam for FCI Recruitment 2019 is conducted in 2 different phases, the FCI syllabus can be a bit confusing for many of you. Here we are providing the detailed FCI syllabus for FCI Recruitment 2019:

FCI Recruitment 2019 Selection Process

For all posts except the Post of Typist (Hindi) (Post code-E) & Post of Steno. Grade-II (Post code-C)
  1. Phase 1
  2. Phase 2
  3. Document Verification
For Typist (Hindi) (Post code-E) & Post of Steno. Grade-II (Post code-C) 
  1. Phase 1
  2. Phase 2
  3. Skill test (Qualifying in nature)
  4. Document Verification

FCI Recruitment 2019 PHASE I exam

The test structure for Phase I Online exam is as follow:-
S. No. Name of the Test No. Of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 min English
2 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 min Bilingual
3 Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 min Bilingual
Total 100 100 60 min

FCI Syllabus 2019 for Phase 1

The Phase 1 exam is similar to that of banking exams and as the exam is being conducted by the same agency, we can expect the questions similar to that of bank. Below is the summarized FCI syllabus 2019 of FCI Recruitment Phase 1 exam:
English Language Reasoning Ability Numerical Aptitude
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph/Sentences
  • Paragraph Fillers
  • Paragraph Conclusion
  • Paragraph/Sentences Restatement
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning:
  • Passage Inference,
  • Statement and Assumption,
  • Conclusion etc
  • Data Interpretation
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems:
  • HCF and LCM,
  • Profit and Loss,
  • SI & CI,
  • Problem on Ages,
  • Work and Time,
  • Speed Distance and Time,
  • Probability,
  • Mensuration,
  • Permutation and Combination,
  • Average,
  • Ratio and Proportion,
  • Partnership,
  • Problems on Boats and Stream,
  • Problems on Trains,
  • Mixture and Allegation,
  • Pipes and Cisterns

FCI Recruitment 2019 PHASE II exam

Phase-II online exam will comprise of:
Number of Papers in Phase-II Post Code Post Note
One Paper Exam Paper-I Only F AG-III (General)
I AG-III (Depot)
Paper-III Only E Typist (Hindi)
Paper-V Only C Steno Grade-II
Two Paper Exam Paper-I & Paper-II A Junior Engineer (Civil) Candidates applying for any ONE of the post code A, B, G and H will appear in Paper-I to be followed by Paper-II.
ONLINE TEST for G {AG-III (Accounts) Paper – I & Paper – II shall be held in single sitting only
B Junior Engineer (Electrical, Mechanical)
G {AG-III (Accounts)
H {AG-III (Technical)}
Paper-III & Paper-IV D {AG II (Hindi)} Candidates applying for Post code D will appear in Paper-III to be followed by
ONLINE TEST for Paper – III & Paper-IV shall be held in single sitting only
Note: 1) Paper-I is common for post code A, B, F, G, H and I.
2) Paper-III is common for post code D and E.

FCI Syllabus 2019  for Phase II

FCI Syllabus 2019 of Paper 1

Subjects (120 Multiple Choice Questions (Duration-90 Minutes)
  1. Reasoning/General Intelligence, 
  2. English Language, 
  3. Computer Proficiency, 
  4. General Awareness, 
  5. Current Events, 
  6. Data Analysis/Numerical Ability/Data Interpretation.

The FCI Syllabus for Reasoning/General Intelligence, English Language & Numerical Ability will be same to Phase 1. The FCI syllabus for Computer Proficiency and General Awareness is as follows:

Computer Proficiency

  • History and Generation of Computers
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation
  • Computer Memory
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  • Computer Software
  • Computer Languages
  • Operating System
  • Computer Network
  • Internet
  • MS Office Suit and Short cut keys
  • Basics of DBMS
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Computer and Network Security

General Awareness & Current Events

  • Atleast last 6 months Current Affairs which includes
  • all national new & International News
  • Static Awareness
  • Capital & currency of countries with their
  • President/PM
  • Important Dates
  • Recent Sports Events and news
  • Important books & authors
  • Important hydro power dams, Atomic power plants,
  • important national parks, Bird sanctuaries
  • Minster, their portfolios & constutiencs
  • Population census
  • All recent Awards
  • Persons in news
  • Recent modi visits to other countries
  • Recent Indian deals with other countries
  • Important dances & festivals of Indian states
  • International Headquaters & world organisations
  • Science & technology news
  • Recent central Govt schemes
  • Recent appointments
  • Recent summits & places
  • Most influential people
  • Latest invention & discoveries in India & world
  • Recent schemes by Government
  • Important Cities with rivers
  • Important Temples in India
  • Important Airports & Sea Ports ETC

FCI Syllabus 2019 for Paper-II (Only for technical posts)

The detailed FCI syllabus for specified technical posts for Paper-II to assess the post specific technical knowledge of relevant stream is as under: (Duration-60 minutes) 

A. Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering) (Post Code A):

  • Building Materials: Physical and Chemical properties building stones, cement (Portland), Asbestos products, Timber and Wood based Products, laminates, bituminous materials, paints, varnishes etc.
  • Surveying: Principles of surveying, plane table surveying, theodolite, leveling and contouring, curvature, permanent adjustment of dumpy level, methods of contouring, tachometric survey etc.
  • Soil Mechanics: void ratio, porosity, saturation, water content, specific gravity of soil grains and unit weights, grain size, Atterberg’s limits, soil classification, plasticity chart, permeability, consolidation of soils. Lab tests, moisture content, bearing capacity of soils, plate load test, standard penetration test etc.
  • Estimating, Costing and Valuation: Estimate, analysis of rates, earthwork, Brick , RCC work shuttering, Painting, Flooring, Plastering flexible pavements, Tube well, isolates and combined footings, Steel Truss, Piles etc.
  • Transportation Engineering: Types of pavements, pavement materials – aggregates and bitumen, Design of flexible and rigid pavements, bituminous construction, rigid pavement joint, pavement maintenance, Railway Engineering.
  • Environmental Engineering: Quality of water, purification, distribution, sanitation, sewerage and sewage treatments.
  • Structural Engineering: Theory of structures, bending moment and shear force diagrams retaining walls, eccentric loads, slope deflection, critical load and columns, torsion etc.
  • Concrete Technology: Latest technology and uses of concrete, water cement ratio, workability, mix design, placement, compaction, finishing and curing of concrete, quality control of concrete, repair and maintenance of concrete structure etc.
  • RCC Designs: RCC flexural strength, shear strength, bond strength, design of single reinforced beams, retaining walls, water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State method and Working Stress method).
  • Steel Design: Steel design and construction of steel columns, beams, roof trusses, plate girders.
  • Construction Management: Construction scheduling Bar Chart, CPM and PERT etc.

B. Junior Engineer (Electrical Mechanical Engineering) (Post Code B):

Basic concepts, Concepts of current, voltage, power, energy and their units, Circuit law, AC
Fundamentals, Measurement and measuring instruments, Electrical Machines, Synchronous Machines, Generation, Transmission and Distribution of power in different power stations, Estimation and costing, Utilization of Electrical Energy, Basic Electronics, Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Thermal Engineering, Air standard Cycles for IC engines, Rankine cycle of steam, Air Compressors & their cycles, Boilers Refrigeration cycles, Production Engineering

C. Assistant Grade-III (Accounts) (Post Code G):

  1. Basic Accounting concept including preparation of books of accounts.
  2. Taxation including Income Tax and Goods and Services Tax.
  3. Auditing: – (a) Auditing concepts and methods, (b) Internal & External audit of companies.
  4. Commercial Laws:- (Basic Knowledge) (a) Basics of Contract Act, (b) Basics of Company Act, (c)
  5. Basics of Sales of Goods Act, (d) Negotiable Instrument Act
  6. Basic of Computers: (a) Operating System, (b) Browsers, (c) Email, (d) Memory (Internal, External, portable), (e) Chats, (f) Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), (g) Networks

D. Assistant Grade-III (Technical) (Post Code H)

  • Agriculture:- Statics of Indian Agriculture (Cereals & Pulses), Elementary entomology, Plant Protection, Agricultural Economics.
  • Botany:- Cell Biology :Tissue , Organ & Organ System, Genetics, Plant Classification, Diversity, Ecology, Life Process: Photosynthesis, Respiration , Circulation, Movement etc, Basics of Biochemistry.
  • Zoology:- Animal Cell & Tissue, Organ System, Heredity & Variation, Animal Classification, Micro Organism, Insects & Rodents.
  • Chemistry:- Chemical bonding, Organic Chemistry : Basics of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, aldehydes and acids, Inorganic Chemistry , Chemistry in daily life.
  • Physics:- Measurements, Basic Physics, Light, Electricity.
The above FCI syllabus for Agriculture, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry and Physics is grouped into following two categories:
  • GROUP A- Agriculture, Botany and Zoology.
  • GROUP B- Agriculture, Chemistry and Physics.

Candidates applying for this post have to select any one of the above groups for online examination Paper-II i.e. either Group-A or Group-B in which he/she wishes to appear in the examination.

Thanks & Stay COnnected for more important updates relates to FCI Exam 2019

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