FCI Manager Selection Process 2021: Check Phase-wise Selection Criteria

FCI Manager Selection Process 2021: Check Phase-wise Selection Criteria

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Mar 27, 2021FCI Manager recruitment exam is conducted for various departments of the Food Corporation of India. There are various posts in the notification. Read further to know the exam date, vacancy, salary, fees, eligibility, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card and result. 
FCI Manager recruitment exam is conducted for various departments of the Food Corporation of India. There are various posts in the notification. Read further to know the exam date, vacancy, salary, fees, eligibility, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card and result. 
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FCI Manager Selection Process 2021 Official Details

Through an official notification, the Food Corporation of India (FCI) has notified the FCI Manager's zone-wise recruitment through a specific FCI Manager selection process 2021. The authorities have announced 89 vacant posts of Assistant General Manager (General Administration/ Law/ Technical/ Accounts) and Medical Officer.

This is a great opportunity for aspirants to secure a good and high-paying job in a reputed organization. FCI is one of India's most significant  Public Sector Undertakings dealing with food grain and supply chain management.

The online application is open till 31 March 2021, and the online exam will take place possibly in May or June 2021. Hence all eligible candidates can apply and start their preparation for FCI Manager Exam 2021.

All details regarding the FCI Manager selection procedure have been presented hereunder for your ready reference and easy understanding. All candidates must go through the same thoroughly. 

FCI Manager Selection Procedure Important Details

The assistant manager and medical officers' selection process will be done carefully through an online test and an interview. The main points regarding the selection process are given here for your understanding.

  • An aspiring candidate has to appear in all the phases of the recruitment process to be considered for the selection. The two steps in the FCI Manager selection process are an online test and a subsequent interview.
  • The authorities give the online test 90% weightage and the Interview a 10% weightage during the selection procedure.
  • Selection of candidates for the Interview will be made on securing 50% or above marks in the online test for EWS and unreserved categories. For SC, ST, OBC, and persons with benchmark disabilities, 45% marks will be the cut-off for the same.
  • The number of selected candidates to be invited for the Interview shall usually be thrice the number of advertised vacancies. In case the number of selected candidates is less than 3 times the number of actual vacancies, all the qualifying candidates may be called for an interview depending upon the situation.
  • The candidates are advised to visit the FCI Website www.fci.gov.in for all types of information related to the FCI Manager selection procedure.
  • Candidates can appear for the exam through only one chosen postcode. The postcodes are A, B, C, D, and E. The below-given table below summarises the posts and the corresponding postcodes.

Post

Postcodes

Assistant General Manager (General Administration)

A

Assistant General Manager (Technical)

B

Assistant General Manager (Accounts)

C

Assistant General Manager (Law)

D

Medical Officer

E

How to Calculate FCI Manager Score?

The following process is followed for the latest selection process to calculate the candidate's final score for the online exam.

  1. As per the marking scheme for the FCI Manager Exam 2021, 1 mark is awarded for a correct answer, and 0.25 marks are deducted for a wrong answer. Using this marking scheme, the raw marks of the applicants are calculated.
  2. The raw scores secured by a candidate are normalized to accommodate the minor difference in the difficulty levels of the question papers of various exam sessions and shifts.

FCI Manager Online Exam 2021

The online exam follows a specific FCI Manager Exam Pattern 2021. All aspirants must understand the pattern well so that they can qualify for the FCI Manager Online Exam 2021 effortlessly. The below tables will give you a fair idea of the post-wise FCI Manager Exam Pattern 2021.

FCI Manager Exam Pattern 2021-Assistant General Manager, General Administration Posts.

S. No.

Sections

No. of Questions

Duration

1

Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability

45

2.5 hrs (150 minutes)

2

General Awareness, Current Affairs

45

3

Management and Ethics

45

4

Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer awareness

45

Total

180

FCI Manager Exam Pattern 2021- Assistant General Manager, Technical/Accounts/Law & Medical Officer Posts

S. No

Sections

No. of Questions

Duration

1

Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability

30

2.5 hours (150 minutes)

2

General Awareness, Current Affairs

30

3

Management and Ethics

30

4

Agriculture, Agriculture Economy,
Computer awareness

30

5

Relevant Discipline

60

Total

180

The aspirants taking the exam through some technical backgrounds are required to take a paper of their technical speciality as well along with the general aptitude test.

FCI Manager Exam Interview 2021

Only the candidates that successfully qualify for the online exam shall be called for the second stage or interview. The candidates who qualify for both the online exam and the Interview will make it to the merit list.

These candidates will get selected for the posts announced by the authorities. The FCI Manager Interview procedure holds about 10 percent of weightage. You must prepare well for the same. All candidates who shall be called for the Interview must be able to submit all significant documents in original and in copies to the authorities.

Only after a thorough document verification will the candidate's offer letter is confirmed. If a candidate fails to submit the documents or submits wrong papers or documents that make the candidate ineligible, the authorities hold the right to cancel such candidate's candidature.

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  • In case a candidate applies for more than one time, the application with the highest' registration/application number' with full fee payment will be considered, and the fee for other applications once paid shall not be refunded in any circumstances.

  • Yes. The candidates from SC, PwBD, and ST categories and the Women candidates are exempted from payment of the application fee for participating in the FCI Manager Selection Process 2021.

  • The critical points for submitting handwritten declaration are –

    1. The handwritten declaration should not be written in capital letters; otherwise, it shall not be accepted.
    2. The applicant has to jot down the declaration in English clearly on white paper with black or blue ink.
  • FCI Manager Exam Notification 2021 clearly states that in case the left thumb impression or the handwritten declaration is unclear or smudged, your application may be rejected.

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