FCI Exam Pattern 2022: Check section-wise paper pattern and marking scheme

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  • FCI Exam Pattern comprises of three stages- Phase I, Phase II and Skill Test.
  • A total of 100 objective questions are asked in FCI Phase I Exam.
  • The pattern for Paper-II differs according to the posts.
Candidates have to qualify for each of these stages to be selected for the post. The exam pattern for various posts varies in the FCI Examination. Read this article to know all about FCI exam pattern and other details.
 
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Table of Contents

1. FCI Exam Pattern 
     i. FCI Exam Pattern: Phase I
     ii. FCI Exam Pattern: Phase II
     iii. FCI Exam Pattern: Phase II (Typist Hindi)
     iv. FCI Exam Pattern: Phase II- JE (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical)
     v. FCI Exam Pattern: Phase II- Steno Grade II
     vi. FCI Exam Pattern: Phase II- AG III (Accounts)
     vii. FCI Exam Pattern: Phase II- AG III (Technical)


 

FCI Exam Pattern 2022

As already mentioned there are three stages in the FCI selection procedure:
  • Phase I
  • Phase II
  • Skill Test

The detailed FCI  Exam 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

 
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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)

 
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Phase II FCI 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


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

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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


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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 Knowledge

 
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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



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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

 

FCI Syllabus 2022

There are various phases in FCI Exam for different posts. Phase I Exam is common for all the posts. The syllabus for FCI Phase I Exam is as follows:

FCI Syllabus: Phase I


English
  • Para Completion
  • Error Correction
  • Spellings
  • Passage Completion
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Transformation
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Joining Sentences
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Articles
  • Gerunds
  • Identify the Errors
  • Tense
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Prepositions
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Spotting Errors
  • Substitution
  • Adjectives
  • Homophones
  • Identify the Sentences
  • Noun
  • Sentence Completion
  • Prefix and Suffix
  • Sentence Pattern
  • Tag Questions
  • Plural Forms
  • Odd Words
  • Prepositions
  • Idioms and Phrases
Numerical Aptitude
  • Average
  • Number System
  • Profit and Loss
  • Speed, Distance and Time
  • Problems on Trains
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • H.C.F. and L.C.M
  • Pipes and Cistern
  • Age 
  • Data Interpretation
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Boats and Streams
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Time and Work
  • Discounts
Reasoning Ability
  • Visual Memory
  • Clocks
  • Discrimination
  • Space Visualization
  • Odd man out
  • Symbolic/ Number Classification
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Letter series
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Figural Classification
  • Similarities
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Clocks
  • Calendars
  • Shapes and Mirror
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Non-Verbal Test
  • Semantic Analogy
  • Number Series
  • Problem Solving
 

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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 a 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 the FCI Phase I Exam?

A. The duration of the 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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