Food Corporation of India (FCI) Recruitment 2019 – The Food Corporation of India (FCI) has opened the application window of FCI Recruitment 2019 at on February 28, 2019. The candidates who are interested can fill the form until March 30, 2019, and they can generate the print out of the application form till April 14, 2019.  FCI is conducting this recruitment for 4103 vacancies for various post namely Junior Engineer, Assistant Grade, Steno Grade & Typist etc. The eligible candidates have to fill the online application form by doing the payment of Rs.500/-. The candidates belonging to the SC/ST/PWD/Women/ESM category are exempted to pay the fee. Selection of the candidates is based on the two phases of the online test. Get here all the details of FCI Recruitment 2019.

Latest: The application form of FCI Recruitment 2019 is available. Click here to fill the form.

Food Corporation of India (FCI) Recruitment 2019

The selection on the candidates will be done on the basis of phase I online examination, phase II online examination, document verification. Check the schedule regarding Food Corporation of India (FCI) Recruitment 2019 from below.

FCI Recruitment 2019 Important Date
Notification 12 Feb 2019
Online Application Form commencing on 23 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2019 from 10 AM
Application Form filling last Date 25 Mar 2019
30 Mar 2019 by 11:59 PM
Application Fee submission last Date 25 Mar 2019
30 Mar 2019 by 11:59 PM
Admit Card will be issued on 15 day before the date of examination
Online Test can be held in April/May 2019

Application Form of FCI Recruitment 2019

The candidates who fit in the criteria provided by the FCI can fill the form when it is available on the website at The candidates have to fill the online form from the website, no mode apart from online will be entertained. The candidates have to submit the fee online.

Application Fee

  • Rs. 500/- excluding GST for unreserved candidates.
  • SC / ST / PwBD / Serving Defence Personnel / Ex-Serviceman are exempted to pay the fee.

Mode of Payment

There is only one mode for the payment of the application fee. The candidates can use

  • Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro)
  • Credit Cards
  • Internet Banking
  • IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets/UPI.

Vacancy Details of FCI Recruitment 2019

Total 4103 vacancies are announced for the various post. The recruitment will be held to recruit eligible candidates on these posts.

Name of Post Number of vacancies
North Zone South Zone East Zone West Zone Northeast Zone
Junior Engineer(J.E) Civil Engineering 46 26 26 14 02
Junior Engineer(J.E) Electrical/Mechanical Engineering 30 15 10 09 08
Steno Grade-II 43 07 09 09 08
AG-II (Hindi) 22 15 03 04 01
Typist (Hindi) 16 03 12 04 04
AG-III(General) 256 159 106 124 112
AG-III(Accounts) 287 48 87 65 22
AG-III 286 54 224 153 03
AG-III(Depot) 1013 213 61 353 131

Eligibility Criteria of FCI Recruitment 2019

The candidate who meets the eligibility criteria can fill the form of FCI Recruitment 2019.

The candidates should note that, as there are 05 zones and 09 postcodes they can fill the form only under one zone and for only one postcode. 

Age Limit of FCI Recruitment 2019

The postwise age limit has been provided here.

Post Code Name of Post Age Limit
A J.E. (Civil Engineering) 28 years
B J.E. (Electrical Mechanical) 28 years
C Steno. Grade- II 25 years
D AG-II (Hindi) 28 years
E Typist (Hindi) 25 years
F AG-III (General) 27 years
G AG-III (Accounts) 27 years
H AG-III (Technical) 27 years
I AG-III (Depot) 27 years

Educational Qualification in FCI Recruitment 2019

Post Code Educational Qualification
A Degree/ Diploma in Civil Engineering + experience of 01 year
B Degree / Diploma in Electrical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering +
experience of 01 year
C – Graduation + O‘ level qualification of DOEACC
Any Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Application
Mandatory – Speed of 40 w.p.m. and 80 w.p.m. in typing and shorthand respectively.
D – Graduation Degree with Hindi as the main subject.
– Proficiency in English.
– 01 years experience as a translator from English to Hindi and vice versa.
Desirable – Master’s degree qualification in Hindi.
E – Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
– 30 W.P.M speed in Hindi Typing.
Preference will be given to the candidates knowing bilingual typing
(English and Hindi) and Computer knowledge
F Graduation + should be familiar well in the use of computers
G B.Com. + Should be proficient in using computers.
H B.Sc. in Agriculture / Botany / Zoology / Bio-Technology / Bio-Chemistry /
Microbiology / Food Science. Or B. Tech / BE in Food Science /
Food Science and Technology / Agricultural Engineering / Bio-Technology
Should have the proficient knowledge in using the computer
I Graduation Degree in any discipline

Age Relaxation in FCI Recruitment 2019

Category Relaxation in upper age limit
OBC 03 years
SC/ST 05 years
FCI Employee No upper age limit
– UR
10 years
13 years
15 years
Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated

– UR

Up to the age of 35 years
Up to the age of 38 years
Up to the age of 40 years

Admit Card of FCI Recruitment 2019

The candidates who will register themselves in time will be issued the admit card for the online examination. FCI will issue the admit card online on the official website at The candidates will be able to download the admit card simply by visiting the official website. The FCI will upload the admit card 15 days prior to the examination. Those who will unable to download the admit card have to register themselves at at least one week of examination.

Exam Pattern of FCI Recruitment 2019

The candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in phase I and phase II examination. Both examinations will be held online. The phase I examination will be the same for everyone, but phase II examination will be as per the trade of candidate.

Scheme of Phase I Online exam

Nature of exam: Objective type
Mode of exam: Online
Duration: 60 minutes
The language of exam: bilingual except for language paper
Marking Scheme: 01 marks for correct answer and 1/4 for an incorrect answer

FCI Recruitment 2019 - Phase I Examination

Scheme of Phase II Online exam

Mode of exam: Online
Marking Scheme: No negative marking

FCI Recruitment 2019 - Phase II examination

Exam Center for FCI Recruitment 2019

The FCI has released the list of centers for the phase I examination.

Exam center list for FCI Recruitment 2019 Phase I exam

For phase II the exam center will be different.

Result of FCI Recruitment 2019

After each stage of examination, the result will be declared on the official website at The candidates who will appear in the exam will be able to check the result from here. The candidates have to check it by visiting the official website. It is mandatory to obtain the marks equal to or more than qualifying marks.

Pay Scale of FCI Recruitment 2019

After final selection, the candidates will be provided the salary as per the pay scale provided below in the table.

Name of Post Scale of Pay
J.E. (Civil Engineering) Rs. 11100/ – Rs. 29950/-
J.E. (Electrical Mechanical) Rs. 11100/ – Rs. 29950/-
Steno. Grade- II Rs. 9900/ – Rs. 25530/-
AG-II (Hindi) Rs. 9900/ – Rs. 25530/-
Typist (Hindi) Rs. 9300 – Rs. 22940/-
AG-III (General) Rs. 9300 – Rs. 22940/-
AG-III (Accounts) Rs. 9300 – Rs. 22940/-
AG-III (Technical) Rs. 9300 – Rs. 22940/-
AG-III (Depot) Rs. 9300 – Rs. 22940/-

FCI Zones where Candidates will be Posted

The first office of FCI was established in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. Today, there are 5 Zones of FCI, under which there are 25 regions. The headquarter is in New Delhi. The selected candidates will be recruited in any of the regional offices.

All the Zone of FCI ar states below:

North Zone East Zone West Zone South Zone North East Zone
Delhi Region Bihar Region Chhattisgarh Region AP Region Arunachal Region
Haryana Region Jharkhand Region Gujarat Region


Karnataka Region Assam Region
HP Region Orissa Region Region

MP Region

Kerala Region Manipur Region
J&K Region WB Region Tamil Nadu Region Nagaland Region
Punjab Region Telangana Region NEF Region
Rajasthan Region
UP Region
Uttarakhand Region

About Food Corporation of India

Food Corporation of India, abbreviated as FCI, is a Public Sector Undertaking. It was founded in the year 1964 and mainly deals with Rice and Wheat demand and supply in the country. FCI has very well managed to maintain stable food security in the nation. Apart from that, the corporation is also dedicated to looking after the interests of the Indian farmers, who have never been at the supreme position.

In recent year, FCI has also become one of the fairly popular government organization, where candidates seek employment. Every year, FCI do hiring for numerous posts. The candidates are selected on the basis of their capability, which they prove through written examination and the fulfillment of the eligibility criteria. Any candidates, interested in FCI Recruitment may refer to this page for the latest job opening and more details.

Contact Details:

  • Address: 16-20, Barakhamba Lane, New-Delhi-110001, India ,
  • Phone Number: 011-43527462

What Does FCI do?

One of the basic purposes of FCI is to safeguard the interests of the farmers by ensuring the proper distribution of foodgrains and effective returns on it. Every year, the Food Corp, of India purchases approximately 15% to 20% of wheat and 12% to 15% rice output. The products are purchased from farmers all over the India, at minimum support price decided by the Government. This is done to minimize the possible loss.

Apart from this, the FCI looks after following:

  • Maintaining National Food Security by maintaining the buffer stock of grains.
  • Regulate the market for the customer as well by providing it at a feasible rate.

Job Prospects with FCI

Under FCI there is a job opportunity for everyone. From watchman to engineer, the recruitment for all is opened by the corporation. However, unlike SSC and UPSC, the recruitment is not opened every year. Infact, the corporation announces recruitment according to the need of the hour.

In the year 2013, the sanctioned number of employees with FCI was 36515 and out of these, 26716 were in position. All the recruitment notices about it are uploaded online, on the official website, on however, the candidates can check all the online ongoing recruitment of FCI from below:

Procedure of FCI Recruitment

Usually, FCI conducts an entrance examination to fill the vacant positions. The examination can be held online or offline, depending on the norms of the Food Corp. of India. The candidates who qualify the written exam are then called for interview round or physical endurance test or skill test etc. The stage after the written examination is decided according to the post for which the recruitment is begin held. The candidates who perform well in the written exam, as well as, the next phase are finally recruited.

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  1. I applied for West Zone(Assistant Grade 3)(AG3)(General) the application process is completed but the payment option i could not see and i am unable to pay the exam fee now what i should do. If anybody know please contact me and my number is 9010904606 and my mail id is [email protected] Please let me know if any information if anybody know

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