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FCI Exam Pattern 2021: Check section-wise paper pattern and marking scheme

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Sun, 12 Sep 2021 09:51 PM IST

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Check FCI Exam Pattern here with Safalta. Get to know the section-wise paper pattern and marking scheme.
Food Corporation of India (FCI) conducts recruitment exam to recruit eligible and interested candidates to various posts such as Junior Engineer, Stenographer, Typist, Watchman, Assistant Grade 3 etc. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for FCI Recruitment Exam should know all the details about the exam such as eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus and so on. FCI selection procedure comprises of three stages- Phase I, Phase II and Skill Test. Candidates have to qualify each of these stages to be selected for the post. In this article we have explained FCI exam pattern in detail for the benefit of the candidates. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs E-book- Download Now.

FCI Exam Pattern 2021

As already mentioned there are three stages in FCI selection procedure:
  • Phase I
  • Phase II
  • Skill Test
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The detailed pattern of each of these stages is as given below.

FCI Exam Pattern: Phase I

  • This is an objective exam.
  • A total of 100 questions are asked in this exam.
  • The duration of the exam is 60 minutes.
  • Each question carries one mark,
  • There is negative marking. 1/4 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.

Section

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

Numerical Aptitude

35

35

20 Minutes

Total

100

100

60 Minutes

 

FCI Exam Pattern: Phase II

Candidates who clear phase I appear for phase II exam. There are different papers in Phase II. The details are as follows:

Number of Papers 

Postcode

Post

Note

One Paper Exam

Paper I Only

F

AG-III (General)

  • Candidates applying for any one of the postcodes F, I need to appear for Paper I.
  • Candidates applying for postcode E need to attend Paper III.
  • Candidates applying for postcode C need to appear for Paper V.

I

AG-III (Depot)

Paper III only

E

Typist (Hindi)

Paper V only

C

Steno Grade-II

Two Paper Exam

Paper I and

Paper-II

A

Junior Engineer(Civil)

  • Candidates applying for any post belonging to postcode A, B, G and H need to attend Paper-I and Paper-II.

B

Junior Engineer (Electrical/ Mechanical)

G

AG-III Accounts)

H

AG-III (Technical)


Phase II exam pattern for  AG-III(General and Depot) posts is different from what is mentioned above. The details of FCI Phase II exam pattern for AG-III posts are as follows:

Subjects

 Marks

No. of Questions

Time Duration

General Aptitude

120

120

90 Minutes

Reasoning

English Language

Computer Proficiency

General Awareness

Current Events

Data Analysis/Numerical Ability/Data Interpretation

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Note: There is negative marking. 1/4 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.

FCI Exam Pattern: Phase II- Typist Hindi

Subjects

No. of Questions

Marks

Time Duration

General Hindi

120

120

90 minutes

General English

General Awareness

General Intelligence

Computer Knowledge

 

FCI Exam Pattern: Phase II- JE (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical)

Paper

Subjects

Marks

No. of Questions

Time Duration

Paper I

General Aptitude

120

120

90 Minutes

Reasoning

English Language

Computer Proficiency

General Awareness

Current Events

Data Analysis/Numerical Ability/Data Interpretation

Paper-II

Questions on Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

60

60

60 Minutes

 

FCI Exam Pattern: Phase II- Steno Grade II

Subjects

No. of Questions

Total Marks Time Duration

General English

120

120 90 minutes

General Awareness

General Intelligence

Computer Knowled

 

FCI Exam Pattern: Phase II- AG III (Accounts)

Paper

Subjects

Marks

No. of Questions

Time Duration

Paper I

General Aptitude

120

120

90 Minutes

Reasoning

English Language

Computer Proficiency

General Awareness

Current Events

Data Analysis/Numerical Ability/Data Interpretation

Paper-II

Questions on General Accounting and Finance

60

60

60 Minutes

 

FCI Exam Pattern: Phase II- AG III (Technical)

Paper

Subjects

Marks

No. of Questions

Time Duration

Paper I

General Aptitude

120

120

90 Minutes

Reasoning

English Language

Computer Proficiency

General Awareness

Current Events

Data Analysis/Numerical Ability/Data Interpretation

Paper-II

Questions on Agriculture, Zoology and Botany (Group-A) or Agriculture, Physics and Chemistry (Group-B)

60

60

60 Minutes



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IB ACIO Exam Pattern UGC NET Exam Pattern
RRB JE Exam Pattern IBPS PO Exam Pattern
 

FCI Exam Pattern FAQs

Q. How many stages are there in FCI Selection Procedure?

A. There are three stages in FCI Selection Procedure- Phase I, Phase II and Skill Test.

Q. Is there negative marking in FCI Exam?

A. Yes there is negative marking in FCI Exam. 1/4 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.

Q. What is the duration of FCI Phase I Exam?

A. The duration of FCI Phase I Exam is 60 minutes.

Q. How many questions are asked in FCI Phase I Exam?

A. A total of 100 questions are asked in FCI Phase I Exam.

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