FCI Manager Exam Pattern 2022: Post-wise Latest Paper Pattern

FCI Manager Exam Pattern 2022: Post-wise Latest Paper Pattern

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Sep 20, 2022
FCI Manager Exam Pattern 2022 official released. Candidates going to appear in the FCI Manager exam, must check the pattern and weightage of the questions for each post code.

The FCI exam pattern 2022 provides the complete details of the exam and describes a detailed overview of the standards, difficulty level, and competition posed by the exam. The Food Corporation of India released a recruitment notification for the post of Assistant and Manager. Interested candidates can begin with their preparation and strategize accordingly. The first and foremost thing is to understand the FCI exam pattern to have a crystal clear idea of each section and other norms like weightage, marking scheme, time lime, and other important pertinent.

FCI conducts the selection process for the 5156 posts of Assistants and Managers; for which candidates need to qualify three stages of the FCI exam - prelims, mains, and interview in order to be selected for the desired job. Check out the FCI exam pattern for prelims and main exams and jot down the important norms and parameters of the exam and start your preparation to ace your exam with flying colors.

FCI Manager Exam Pattern 2022

The Food Corporation of India, known mostly as FCI, will conduct the FCI Manager Exam 2022 for the selection of Assistants and Managers(law, general administration, technical, and accounts). FCI is one of the biggest PSUs that deals with food grain and supply chain management in our country.

It came into action on 14 January 1965 with its first district office in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. FCI has been managing various depots and private equity godowns all across the country since then.

The FCI Manager Exam Pattern 2022 is different for the different postcodes: codes A, B, C, D, and E. A person can apply for only one of these postcodes. This year FCI has advertised a total of 5156 vacancies. However, the dates of the FCI exams are not declared yet.

The procedure of FCI apply online submission is ongoing and will end at 4 p.m. on 26th September 2022. The first step to prepare a strategic study plan is to become well acquainted with the FCI Manager Exam Pattern. Below are all related details for your easy understanding.

FCI Manager Post-wise Exam Pattern 2022

FCI Manager Exam 2022 will be in two steps, that is an online exam and an Interview. FCI will organize the exam in online mode at the prescribed centers. Only the aspirants who clear both the stages of the FCI Manager Exam 2022 shall be finally selected for the announced posts.

The weightage assigned for the Online Test is 90%, and for the Interview is 10%. Candidates are to be selected for the Interview on criteria of 50% marks in the Online Test for unreserved and EWS categories and 45% marks for SC, ST, OBC, and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities.

The details of Post-Wise FCI Manager Online Exam Pattern 2022 is given below –


Post Code

No. of questions

Duration (h)

FCI Manager Online Exam Pattern 2022

Assistant General Manager (General Administration)




General Aptitude consists of

  •         45 questions on General Aptitude consisting of Reasoning, Numerical Ability, Data Analysis
  •         45 questions on Current Affairs and General Awareness 
  •         45 questions on Ethics and Management
  •          45 questions on Agriculture Economy, Agriculture, and Computer awareness 

Assistant General Manager (Technical)




(A) General Aptitude consisting of

  • 30 Questions on Data Analysis, Reasoning, Numerical Ability 
  • 30 Questions on General Awareness, Current Affairs 
  • 30 Questions on Management and Ethics
  • 30 questions on Agriculture Economy, Agriculture, and Computer awareness 

(B) 60 Questions from Relevant Discipline

Assistant General Manager (Accounts)


Assistant General Manager (Law)


Medical Officer


The exam pattern and marking scheme for specified technical posts according to the relevant stream is tabulated below.

Post Code

Number of questions and marks

Negative marking rule


180 Multiple Choice Questions on general aptitude carrying 1 mark each. The Paper will be of a maximum of 180 marks.

No Negative Marking

B, C, D, and E

(a) 120 MCQ on general aptitude carrying ½ mark each

(b) 60 MCQ on relevant technical discipline carrying 2 marks each

This Paper will also carry a maximum of 180 marks.

FCI Exam Overview 2022

Let's have a look at the important details of the FCI Recruitment notification 2022 such as notification date, name of the post, number of positions, etc. Kindly go through the below table.

Exam Conducting BodyFood Corporation of India
Name of the Post

Assistant and Manager in

  • General Administration
  • Technical
  • Accounts
  • Law
  • Medical Officer
No. of Vacancies5156
Selection Process
  • Written Exam
  • Interview
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Types of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Official Websitefci.gov.in

FCI Exam Pattern FAQs

  •  No, you can apply for only one of the posts from codes A, B, C, D and E. Read the FCI notification PDF thoroughly and check the eligibility criteria and posts you are eligible for, and then apply online in the given time to avoid any last-minute predicament.

  • No. Candidates are not allowed to use a calculator and any other electronic gadget during the exam. They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the examination premises/venue.

  • Candidates scoring 50% marks in the online exam will be shortlisted for interview procedure and final merit list preparation according to the FCI Manager Exam Pattern 2022. It is advised to strategize your preparation and practice the previous year papers to perform well in the exam.

  • If a candidate has submitted multiple applications, then the online application with the higher "Registration Number" accompanied by a fresh fee (if applicable) and complete in all respect will only be considered by FCI, and the earlier applications submitted will not be considered.

  • The Corporation's decision in all matters relating to the conduct of examination and preparation of merit list as per FCI Manager Exam Pattern 2022 will be final for the candidates, and FCI will entertain no inquiry/correspondence in this regard.

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