Food Corporation of India (FCI) Category I Posts Selection Procedure

Selection process consists of written test, group discussion and interview. The venue &
schedule of Written Test will be intimated to individual applicant along with the Admit Card. The same will also be
placed on the FCI’s website. The Test will be in two parts. Part I will consist of 60 multiple choice questions of the
relevant technical discipline and Part II will consist of 60 multiple choice questions on general aptitude consisting of
Reasoning, Data Analysis, Computer Awareness, General Awareness and Current Affairs. On qualifying the Written Test,
Group Discussions and Personal Interview will be held for short-listed candidates. The weightage assigned to written
test, group discussion & personal interview will be in the ratio of 70:10:20, respectively.


The prescribed qualifications, experience and the age limit shall be reckoned as on 01.01.2011. The maximum
age limit can be relaxed for 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates and 3 years for OBC candidates.

In case of departmental employees, there is no age bar.

The age limit for PH candidates is relaxed by 10 years [total 15 years for PH candidates belonging to SC/ST and total 13 yrs for PH candidates belonging to OBC.]

Age is additionally relaxed by 5 years for those applicants who had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir Division in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989. Any applicant intending to avail the relaxation under this category shall have to submit a certificate from a) The District Magistrate in Kashmir Division within whose jurisdiction she/he had ordinarily resided or any other authority designated in this behalf by the Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir in the effect that she/he had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir, during the period from 01-01-80 to 31-12- 89.

The aforesaid reservation is not applicable for OBC candidates falling within the creamy layer.

The candidates have to apply against any one of the advertised posts only

All the posts carry IDA pattern pay scales. These scales carry DA on percentage basis. Other benefits like fringe benefit allowance, CPF, Gratuity, Leave Travel Concessions, Leave Encashment, Medical reimbursement etc., shall be applicable as per the rules of the Corporation as amended from time to time.

Gross emoluments would vary depending upon place of posting.

Mere submission of application and fulfilling the eligibility conditions give no right to any person for appearing
in Test etc.

Filling up of these vacancies is subject to the outcome of any litigation affecting the recruitment.

No correspondence will be entertained about the outcome of the application, at any stage.

All appointments will be subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Corporation, in-force from time to time. The candidates on selection to a Category I post are liable to be posted anywhere in the country

No TA will be provided for the Written Test. However, for attending the Personal Interview, candidates will be given II class Rail fare or ordinary bus fare “To and Fro” by the shortest route, subject to production of railway ticket/bus ticket .

Candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill the required qualification, experience, age etc., before applying for the post. In case it is found that the information furnished by a candidate is defective in any manner or has deliberately suppressed information, the candidature will be summarily rejected as and when it comes to the notice of the Management. The candidates are advised to satisfy themselves fully about the correctness of the information furnished, if found ineligible at any stage the candidature would be rejected.

Based on the performance in the written test, candidates will be called for Personal Interview.

Issue of admit card for the written test & calling for Personal Interview does not confer any right of acceptance of candidature and should not be construed as an acknowledgement of fulfilling the eligibility criterion.

Self attested Photostat copies of documents for proof of age/qualifications/experience/caste etc. should be attached with the application. Without these the candidature would be rejected. Original certificates will, however, be scrutinized / verified at the time of Personal Interview.

Management reserves the right to conduct additional examination or call for any additional documentary evidence in support of educational qualification & experience of the applicant.

At the time of the Personal Interview, if a candidate is unable to produce all the original documents due to whatsoever reason, his candidature would be rejected. Under no circumstances additional time would be provided. Thus only those candidates are advised to apply who can produce all the relevant documents in original at the time of Personal Interview itself.

Any attempt to influence the Corporation in any manner would result in disqualification and rejection of candidature immediately.

Candidate must ensure to have fulfilled all the eligibility criteria, viz., age, experience & qualification as on 01.01.2011

In case of any clarification on recruitment process, please email at ; no other form of communication shall be entertained. However pendency of any such query will not effect in extension of scheduled dates of the recruitment process.

Appointment of empanelled candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit, verification of character and antecedents and verification of caste certificate wherever applicable.

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