FCI AG III Depot Salary, Job Profile & Career Prospects 2019

By Rahul Chadha|Updated : March 18th, 2019

FCI AG III Depot Salary, Job Profile & Career Prospects: This year, The Food Corporation of India released 4000+ vacancies for various posts such as Junior Engineer, AG (III) General, AG (III) Accountant, AG (III) Depot, AG (III) Hindi, Typist etc. Many candidates have applied for AG (III) Depot post and thus we are sharing its work profile.

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FCI AG III Depot Salary, Job Profile & Career Prospects

FCI Depot Work Profile

AG III Depot in FCI is the beginning level clerical grade post. FCI AG III Depot is a pure field job. AG Depot is deployed at the field level and is required to maintain an environment wherein storage loss of food grains is minimal. He/She also supervises the issuance of food grains (PDS). Food grains are stored in the form of a stack in godowns and it is the duty of AG Depot to ensure that the stacks are maintained in standard form. FCI AG Depot also ensures that the stacks should not fall.

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The routine duties are as follows:

  • Assists superiors in sealing the godown locks
  • Maintaining godown register (including checking watchmen on duty, supervising sweeping etc)
  • Prepares daily and monthly issues and receipt reports.
  • Maintains accounts of the dead stock and miscellaneous articles.
  • Supervises labour gang, sweepers and sifters.
  • Dispatches Mails.
  • Attends godown activities (Receipt issues, Physical verification of stock, Loading-Unloading, Weighing & stacking).
  • Prepares records such as weight sheets, convoy notes, truck chits, delivery memo etc

FCI Salary

*Basic pay: 9300

*DA: 9320


X Class City:- 2790

Y Class City:- 1860

Z Class City:- 930

*TA: 500

*Lunch Subsidy: 300


*X Class City:- 22,210

*Y Class City:- 21,280

*Z Class City:- 20,350


  • Benevolent Fund Recovery
  • CPF Deduction
  • Medical Health Scheme Deduction
  • Employees Fund Contributory
  • Social security Scheme


*X Class City:- 19,910

*Y Class City:- 18,980

*Z Class City:- 18,050


Unlike the PSU jobs, there are no departmental exams being undertaken in FCI. Promotions are purely on seniority basis. Promotions hierarchy is as follows:-

  • It might take a minimum of 3 years to get promoted from AG III Depot to AG II Depot.
  • Then again a minimum of 3 years of service to become AG I Depot.
  • After 4-5 years of service, AG I Depot is promoted to Manager.
  • Manager becomes Assistant Depot Manager.
  • Assistant Depot Manager becomes Deputy Depot Manager
  • And lastly, Deputy Depot Manager becomes Depot Manager


Some of the perks are mentioned below:

  • Gets extra allowances for over time.
  • Good Working Environment in Storey
  • Stable life, widespread network of offices.
  • Easy leave sanctions.
  • No public relations.
  • Secure job.
  • Federal government experience.


Compared to other government jobs, persons working for Food Corporation of India (FCI) enjoys fewer perks and benefits. Besides the salary, there are not many allowances.

  • Poor salary.
  • Corruption is rampant.
  • Minimum growth opportunities as there is no departmental exams and promotions are completely seniority based.
  • Very high red-tapism.
  • Long working hours.
  • Interference of the third party.

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Sonali Khoyda
Can anyone explain about fci ag depot ...iskaa tier 1 2 hoge yaa only tier 1 plzz reply
Sushant Kumar
Which is better fci grad 3 or rrb alp??
Rasika Bhoir

Rasika BhoirJul 24, 2019

Is fci depot job suitable for females?
Sunil Bhatia

Sunil BhatiaJul 30, 2019

Fci tier 2 me depot 3 k exam me sectional cutoff hai kya plz told me
Bhim Sain

Bhim SainOct 28, 2019

is there any skill test for ag 3 Dipot
Himanshu Gautam
salary structure change hua hai kya please reply ??
Gaurav Chandra
You guys haven't updated the data. Pay grade has been revised in 2017 and now it has increased.
Neerajnuniwal Nuniwal
bhai apka contact no. do pllz

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