FCI AGM Study Plan 2021: Check Day-wise Subject Preparation Plan

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 11th, 2023

FCI AGM Study Plan 2021: The Food Corporation of India (FCI) has invited the eligible candidates for the 89 vacant posts of FCI AGM under different departments such as (General Administration), Assistant General Manager (Accounts), Assistant General Manager (Law), Assistant General Manager (Technical), & Assistant General Manager & Medical Officer. FCI AGM posts generally come under category I. The exam date for FCI AGM is tentatively held for May/June 2021.

The time is limited and the aspirants can not take the preparation for granted. So, go through the FCI AGM study plan to follow in your daily routine if you want to score well in the exam. We endeavor to guide the candidates through these tips which will help them in determining the basics of the preparation. 

Firstly, the aspirants should be aware of the scheme of the exam which will be conducted online and the exam has two phases including:

  • Online Test 
  • Interview

Secondly, the interested candidates must know the exam pattern before going after the FCI AGM exam 2021 study plan. Just look at the exam pattern so that you can start the preparation.

Exam Pattern for FCI AGM (General Administration) 

Sections Number of Questions
Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability  45
General Awareness, Current Affairs  45
Management and Ethics  45
Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer awareness 45
Total 180

Exam Pattern for FCI AGM (Technical/Accounts/Law) & Medical Officer 

Sections Number of Questions
Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability 30
General Awareness, Current Affairs 30
Management and Ethics 30
Agriculture, Agriculture Economy,
Computer awareness
Relevant Discipline 60
Total  180

Note: The applicants will be given a sum of 150 minutes to solve the entire exam and the aspirants don’t need to worry about the negative marking since there will be no negative marking for the FCI AGM Exam 2021.

Undergo the Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Make sure that you undergo the exam pattern and syllabus too for a better understanding. As knowing the syllabus & exam pattern will tell you the exact point to start from & the attention is needed by a subject. Once, you get to know about these two important aspects it becomes easy to pick the subjects accordingly. Click here for the FCI AGM Syllabus 2021

GCI AGM Study Plan 2021 (Subject-wise)

Subjects  Days
Management and Ethics 7
Agriculture 7
Numerical Ability 5
Computer Awareness 1
General Awareness
Reasoning Ability 5
Mock Tests

Week-Wise Study Plan for Management & Ethics

Management  Day
Development of Management theories (14 principles of Management, Scientific Management, Hawthrone Studies, Henry Mintzberg Managerial Roles and System’s Approach) Day 1
Planning, Organizing and Controlling Day 2
Basics of HR Day 3
Motivation and Leadership theories Day 4
Communication, Corporate Governance  Day 5

Study Ethics for remaining 3 Days

  • Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants, and consequences of Ethics in human actions
  • Dimensions of Ethics (Ethical Theories)
  • Ethics in private and public relationships.
  • Human Values- lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers, and administrators
  • Role of family society and educational institutes in inculcating values, etc.
  • Contribution of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world.
  • Public service values and Ethics in Public administration
  • Laws, rules, regulations, and conscience as sources of ethical guidance
  • Accountability and ethical governance
  • Strengthening of ethical guidance
  • Accountability and ethical governance
  • Strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance

Week Wise Study Plan for Agriculture

Agriculture Days
Basic questions on Agriculture: Physical and social environment as factors of crop distribution and production, Agro ecology Day 1
Cropping pattern, Environment pollution, and associated hazards to crops, animals, and humans Day 2
Green House effect and global warming Day 3
Soil- Physical, chemical, and biological properties, Soils of India, Soil conservation, integrated watershed management, soil erosion, and its management, water use efficiency in relation to crop production Day 3
Major crops- cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems, storage, transport and marketing of agriculture produce and issues and related constraints Day 4
e-technology in the aid of farmers, etc Day 4
Basic questions on Agriculture Economy: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices Day 5
Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping Day 5
Economic of animal-rearing Day 6
Food processing and related industries in India scope and significance, supply chain management Day 7
Land reforms in India, Agriculture production economics, agricultural marketing & Price analysis, price fluctuations  Day 7

Week-Wise Study Plan for Numerical Ability

Numerical Ability Days
Data Interpretation Day 1
Approximation & Number Series Day 2
Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio and Proportion & Averages Day 2
Time and Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Time and Distance & Problems Based on Trains Day 3
Mixtures and Alligation, Percentages & Partnership Day 4
Profit, Loss and Discount, Elements of Algebra & Quadratic Equations Day 4

Week-Wise Study Plan for Reasoning Ability

Reasoning Ability Days
Puzzles & Seating Arrangements Day 1
Syllogism, Coding and Decoding & Machine Input Output Day 2
Data Sufficiency, Direction Sense & Blood Relations Day 3
Problems based on Ages & Rankings Day 4
Critical Reasoning (Statements and Conclusions, Statement and Assumptions, Statements and Arguments) Day 5

3 Days study plan for General Awareness

Day 1: Union Budget

Day 2: Economic Survey

Day 3: FCI AGM GK Digest (December 2020 – May 2021)

1 Day Study Plan for Computer Awareness

  • Basic Terms
  • History of Computers
  • MS-Office Suite
  • Computer Networks
  • Operating System
  • Internet Technologies
  • DBMS
  • Computer Abbreviation

Take self mock tests after completing the study plan for FCI AGM Exam 2021.

Read here: FCI AGM Preparation Tips 2021

Practice as much as you can

It is said that practice makes the man perfect and yes you have to proactively work on your weaker section. And just don’t practice as your daily task or according to your favorite topics. Practice according to the nature of the exam to perform exemplary in the actual exam. For this, you should utilize your time on FCI AGM mock tests to check your accuracy & speed. Also, it will determine your overall knowledge of the subjects which you have prepared so far. Attempt sectional as well as full-length mock tests to analyze your overall performance.

Draw up a study plan

Indeed, you can be guided by the experts, you can be taught by the experienced yet understanding the concepts is your job. With the aim of the study plan, you can divide the topic according to your weak & strong subjects. There must be some topics that ask higher attention as compared to others. It is because we all have a strong grip on some topics and few seem like a hurdle in practicing. Henceforth, you know what you need to do. Plan as per the requirement of the subjects & their topic. 

Make Important Notes

When you start studying you create a heap of notes which also seem confusing and you feel lost while searching for the right topic. So yes, to avoid this situation make important notes with suitable headings so that you can easily look for them. Moreover, it will save your time and chuck out the unnecessary study notes. 

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Live Session & Video Lectures

This method is going to boost up your preparation as it allows the aspirants to gather more & more knowledge about a single topic. By interacting on live sessions, the candidates can ask their doubts freely and get answered too. 

Check here FCI AGM Online Coaching Classes 2021

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