FCI Recruitment 2021 Apply Online for AGM & MO Check Eligibility, Selection Process, Dates, Syllabus

FCI Recruitment 2021 Notification PDF/ FCI Recruitment online link: Food Corporation of India (FCI) has released the advertisement for the posts of AGM (Assistant General Manager) and MO (Medical Officer) through which they are going to fill 89 vacant posts. The online application process for the posts is already commenced from 1st March 2021. All the aspiring candidates out there who wanted to join such an esteemed organization need to check all the details about recruitment like eligibility, selection criteria, exam and marking scheme, and many more which we have discussed in this article.


FCI Recruitment 2021: Overview

Exam Conducting authorityFCI (Food Corporation India)
Post CategoryCategory I
Advertisement No.01/2021-FCI Category I
Post nameAssistant General Manager and Medical Officer
Total posts89
Pay Scale50,000/- to 1,80,000/-
Selection ProcessTest and Interview
Application modeOnline only
Examination ModeOnline

FCI Recruitment 2021 List of vacancies

Have a look at the number of vacancies which has been advertised by the FCI in the recruitment whose details are given below: –

Post name & Post CodeGeneralSCSTOBCEWS
Assistant General Manager (General Administration) [A]123393
Assistant General Manager (Technical) [B]145143
Assistant General Manager (Accounts) [C]124132
Assistant General Manager (Law) [D]41111
Medical Officer [E]11000

FCI 2021 Recruitment: Important Dates

Application  dates1st March 2021
Last date to apply online31st March 2021
Examination DateMay/June 2021
Admit Card Availability10 days before Examination

FCI Recruitment 2021 Eligibility Criteria

It is mandatory for all applicants who are interested in the FCI recruitment that they must fulfill their eligibility which is predefined by the officials for each postcode, whose details are furnished below: –

FCI Recruitment Age Limit (Category I)

The maximum age limit varies as per the posts whose details are given in the table whereas the minimum age for the same is 18 years.

Post nameMaximum age limit
AGM (General Administration)30
AGM (Technical)28
AGM (Accounts)28
AGM (law)33
Medical Officer35

Relaxation in Age

Applicants who are from the reserved category will get relaxation as per their category but they must hold a certificate for the respective category.

SC/ST5 years
OBC 3 years
FCI EmployeeUpto 50 years (Max. Age)
PWBD10 years
PWBD (SC/ST)15 years
PWBD (OBC)13 years

FCI Academic Qualification

The mentioned education qualification and experience for the posts will be count as of 1 Jan 2021. It means on or before this day you must have completed the required qualification.

Assistant General Manager G.A (Post Code A)

Must have completed PG degree or its equivalent from recognized University or Institute from central Govt. securing at least 55% marks
Holds Bachelor Degree in law/ 5 year Integrated course in Law from any recognized university securing at least 55 % marks.

Experience: – Not mentioned

Note: Applicant of SC/ST/PWD category will receive the relaxation in percentage of marks of 5%

Assistant General Manager (Technical) Post Code B

B.Sc. (Ag) securing 55% marks
B. Tech/ B.E (Food Science) from an institution that was approved by AICTE securing a minimum of 55% marks.
B. Tech/ B.E in Food Science & Technology/ Food Technology/ Food Processing Technology/Engineering/ Food Processing/Food Preservation Technology securing a minimum of 55% marks.
B. Tech/ B.E in Bio-Technology/ Industrial Bio-Technology/ Bio-Technology/ Bio-Chemical Engineering/ Agricultural Biotechnology.

Experience: – Not mentioned

Assistant General Manager (Accounts) Post Code C

For this post applicant should be a member of ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountant of India)/ ICAI (Institute of cost accountants of India)/ Institute of Company Secretaries of India)

Experience: – Not mentioned

Assistant General Manager (Law) (Post Code D)

Applicant must have a full-time degree in Law which from a recognized University or Institution.

Experience: Min. 5 years as a practicing lawyer in Civil matters having at least 3 clients every year
5 years as law officer either in Central/State/ Govt. / Central/State Govt. PSU in IDA

Medical Officer (Post Code E)

MBBS with 3 years of experience at any recognized Medical Institution (preferably in labor Organisation)

FCI Recruitment Selection Process

  • The selection procedure for the said posts will undergo through online test and interview process.
  • Applicants who will secure the required amount of cut-off marks will be considered for the interview stage. The details of the cut-off mars are given in the next section.
  • Three times of the candidates will be called for interview process but if the qualified candidates are less than three times the number of vacancies then all such candidates will be invited for an interview.
  • The weightage for the selection was assigned to be 90% and 10% for online tests and interviews respectively.
  • Those who will be shortlisted for the posts will be called for interview in the ration of 1:3 (post: candidate)

FCI 2021 Examination Scheme

FCI online exam scheme will comprise of following pattern: –

For Assistant General Manager (General Administration)

  • Number of question: 180
  • Exam Duration: 2 ½ hours
  • Negative Marking: No
SubjectsNumber of question
Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability45
Current Affairs and General Awareness45
Ethics & management45
Agriculture, Computer Awareness and Agriculture Economy45

For AGM (Technical), AGM (Accounts), AGM (Law), and Medical Officer

  • Duration: 2 ½ hours
  • Number of question: 180
  • Negative Scheme: No
SubjectsNumber of question
Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability30
Current Affairs and General Awareness30
Ethics & management30
Agriculture, Computer Awareness and Agriculture Economy30
Relevant discipline60

Marking Scheme for FCI Category I Recruitment

Students may check the FCI marking scheme from the table given below: –

Post CodeMarking scheme
AEach question will be of 1 mark each
B, C, D, & EGeneral Aptitude: Each question of this section will be 0.5 marks. (120 x 0.5=60 marks)
Relevant Discipline: Each question of this will carry 2 marks each. (60 x 2=120 marks)

FCI AGM & MO Cut Off Mark

To qualify in the FCI AGM and MO category I examination applicants need to secure minimum cut-off marks as per the category they hail from. Those who are not able to secure such required marks will not be considered for the next state process which is an interview.

If you are from UR and EWS category then you need to secure at least 50% marks while candidates of SC/ST/OBC/PWD category need to secure at least 45% marks in the examination.

How to apply online for FCI 2021 Recruitment?

You may apply for one postcode only which will be submitted through an online portal whose process is explained below: –

  • To apply you need to first visit the FCI official portal.
  • Now on the main page select the Current Recruitment followed by Recruitment category.
  • After the selection of category, select the application link for online form.
  • Now on a new tab, tap on the “Click here for New Registration
  • Soon after the application form will appear to you in which you need to proceed step by step.

Submit Basic Details

  • First, you need to submit your basic details like name, mobile number, email ID, etc.

Upload Photo & Signature

  • Next, it’s time to upload your scanned passport size photograph & signature in a prescribed format (details available in a later section)
  • If your photo and signature are visible then press the proceed tab.

Enter other Details:

  • In this section, you need to submit your details such as Education qualification, address, and other details. Do mention your details carefully because once you submit it finally you wouldn’t be able to change such details.

Preview the Details

  • In this, you can preview your application details submitted in previous stages, which may help you to identify if any error is available or not.

Uploads other Documents

  • Now you need to upload your thumb impression and a hand-written declaration as per the guidelines which were mention in this article.

Payment Gateway

  • Now you need to pay the application fee which will be processed through an online payment gateway which can be done by using Internet banking/Debit card/ Credit Card/Mobile wallets, etc.
  • Once the payment is processed successfully then the system will generate an E-Payment receipt which you need to download for reference purpose.

Print the application form

  • At last, take the printout of the application form which will be required during an interview or at the time of document scrutiny.

FCI Guidelines for Scanning Documents

Before you head towards the online application for FCI AGM and MO recruitment 2021 you need to keep some of your documents in a scanned format whose guidelines and details are mention below:


  • File Size: 20 to 50 KB
  • Dimension: 200×300 pixels
  • It should be recently clicked
  • Ensure there is no red-eye
  • If wearing glasses then your eyes should be free from reflection.
  • Do not wear a cap, hats (except religious headgear), and dark glasses.


  • File Size: 10 to 20 KB
  • Dimensions: 140×60 pixels
  • Signature should sign on white paper with black pen only in running a hand
  • Signature will not be accepted in capital letters.

Thumb Impression

  • File Size: 20 to 50 KB
  • Dimension: 240×240 pixels
  • The impression of Left-hand thumb should be done on white paper with blue or black ink only.

Hand Written Declaration

  • Size: 50 to 100 KB
  • Dimension: 800x 400
  • Declaration should be written as it was mentioned below in a running hand and on white paper with black or blue pen only.
  • It should be written by the applicant only because it will be scrutinized at a later stage.
  • Declaration in capital letters will not be accepted.

FCI Category I Recruitment Application Fee

It is to be noted by all applicants that the fee once deposited will not be refunded and the online application bank charges are to be borne by the applicants. Category wise fee details are given in the table below: –

Other Category ApplicantsRs 1000/- (excluding bank charges)

Key Points of FCI AGM & MO Recruitment 2021

  • Each candidate can apply for one only postcode but if any applicant submitted more than one then the application with a higher registration number and found complete in all aspects will be considered.
  • On mere submitting the application you are not entitled for appearing in Online test.
  • FCI Online test will be conducted on various examination centers across India.
  • Candidates selected are liable to be posted in any part of the country.
  • Before applying make sure that you have fulfilled the criteria that are mention in the FCI 2021 notification or this article.
  • All your eligibility will be count as of 1st Jan 2021
  • FCI 2021 Recruitment Exam date did not mention in the notification but it might be conducted in May or June 2021.
  • Call letter for the examination will be issued at least 10 days before the exam date whose details will be notified on the official website.
  • Do not send any original documents along with application until you may ask to do so.
  • Biometric data will be captured on exam day and the same will be verified.

FCI Recruitment 2021 Syllabus

For relevant technical discipline candidates will be assessed as per the knowledge of the relevant stream whose syllabus is given below: –

FCI Recruitment 2021:Important Links

FCI 2021 Notification PDFDownload here
FCI Recruitment application LinkApply here
FCI Admit CardCheck Here
Official websiteCheck here

To know more about the FCI 2021 recruitment you may refer to the official notification whose pdf link has been attached in the table given above.

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How many posts are available in FCI 2021 recruitment?

As per the notification, there are 89 posts available for different posts code of Assistant General Manager and Medical Officer which could be increased or decreased as epr the requirement.

What is the last date to submit the FCI online application?

Eligible candidates may submit their application till 31st March 2021 by 4 PM IST.

What will be the selection process for the FCI Category I posts?

Selection process for the recruitment will be done by Online test and interview. Candidates shortlisted in online test will be called for interview in a ratio of 1:3 (posts: candidates).

What is the application fee for the form submission?

Candidates need to submit Rs 1000/-+ bank transaction charges. But candidates of SC/ST/PWD and women are exempted from this.

For how many posts one applicants may submit his/her application?

Each applicant may submit only one application.

Do I need to upload any documents during the form submission?

Yes, applicants need to upload their photo, signature, thumb impression, and a hand written declaration note.

Can I edit my application once it was submitted finally?

No, application which was submitted by the applicants cannot be edited.

Do I need to send any documents/application form after the form submission?

No, you do not need to send any documents or application form unless the authority may ask to do so.

On which date official will conduct the examination?

So far the dates of examination are not announced but as per the notification it could be held tentatively in May or June 2021.

What will be the pay scale for the posts?

As the details available the pay scale for the Category I posts will be available from 50K to 180K

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