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RECRUITMENT IN FOOD CORPORATION OF INDIA (FCI)

The Staff Selection Commission will hold an open competitive examination for recruitment to
Category III posts in Food Corporation of Indian in General, Accounts, Depot and Technical cadres in the
pay scale of Rs.9300-22940/- (IDA pattern).
The posts are located at five zones of FCI i.e. North, South, East, West and North East.
AGE LIMIT :27 Years

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:
AG III (Technical)
B.Sc. in Agriculture from a recognized University
B.Sc. with any of the following subjects from a recognized University Botany/Zoology/Bio-
Technology/Bio-Chemistry/Microbiology/Food Science
B.Tech./BE in Food Science/Food Science & Technology/Agricultural Engineering/Bio-Technology
from a recognized University/an institution approved by AICTE.
Proficiency in use of Computers
FOR AG III (Depot),AG III (Account)
Bachelor of Commerce from a recognized University with proficiency in use of computers.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply online http://ssconline.nic.in CLICK HERE


FEE:
SC/ST/PH/WOMEN/ EX-SERVICEMAN : NIL
All others : 100/-

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:
The Examination will comprise of Written Examination in two phases-
WRITTEN TEST
The examination will consist of two papers as detailed below for Post Codes A, B and D for
General, Depot and Accounts Cadres. Candidates applying for Post Code C for [Technical
Cadre] will appear in Paper-I and Paper-III. The examination in paper III will be of degree level.
Paper I and II will be of Higher Secondary Level.
computer proficieny test
PAPER-I (Higher Secondary Level)
General Intelligence and Reasoning
General Awareness
Quantitative Aptitude
General English
PAPER-II (Higher Secondary Level)
Quantitative Methods
English Language & Comprehension
PAPER-III [Technical Cadre]
Biological Sciences

Candidates are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification,
age, physical standards, etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the posts,
TO VIEW NOTICE CLICK HERE:
http://ssc.nic.in/notice/examnotice/FCI%20Notice%20final2.pdf
Syllabus :
FCI Previous Exam Papers
Exam Held on 05 Feb., 2012 First Sitting (Paper - 1)
Exam Held on 05 Feb., 2012 First Sitting - (Paper - 2)
Exam Held on 05 Feb., 2012 First Sitting - (Paper - 3)
Exam Held on 05 Feb., 2012 Second Sitting - (Paper - 1)
Exam Held on 05 Feb., 2012 Second Sitting - (Paper- 2)
FCI Mains Exam Papers - II
Exam Held on 15 April, 2012 (Paper - 1)
Exam Held on 15 April, 2012 (Paper - 2)
Paper I (Post Codes A, B, C, D) (Higher Secondary Level)
General Intelligence:
It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may
include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial
orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory,
discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural
classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding,
statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy,
Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number
Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series,
Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic
Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing
inferences, Punched hole/pattern folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern folding and
completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre
codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification,
Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other
sub-topics, if any.
General Awareness:

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness
of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be
designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day
observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any
educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its
neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic
Scene, General Polity & Scientific Research.
Quantitative Aptitude:

The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and
number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole
numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio &
Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership
Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic
identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle
and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its
chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or
more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right
Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped,
Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and
Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances,
Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.
English Language :

Candidates ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing
ability, etc. would be tested.
Paper II (Post Codes A, B and D) (Higher Secondary Level)

Quantitative Methods :

The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and
number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of
whole numbers,
decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers,
Percentage.
Ratio & Proportion,
Square roots,
Averages,
Interest,
Profit and Loss,
Discount,
Partnership Business,
Mixture and Alligation,
Time and distance,
Time & Work,
Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds,
Graphs of Linear Equations,
Triangle and its various kinds of centres,
Congruence and similarity of triangles,
Circle and its chords,
tangents,
angles subtended by chords of a circle,
common tangents to two or more circles,
Triangle,
Quadrilaterals,
Regular Polygons ,
Circle,
Right Prism,
Right Circular Cone,
Right Circular Cylinder,
Sphere,
Hemispheres,
Rectangular Parallelepiped,
Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base,
Trigonometric ratio,
Degree and Radian Measures,
Standard Identities,
Complementary angles,
Heights and Distances,
Histogram,
Frequency polygon,
Bar diagram
Pie chart.
English Language & Comprehension :

Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidates understanding
and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error,
fill in the blanks,
synonyms,
antonyms,
spelling/detecting
misspelt words,
idioms & phrases,
one word substitution,
improvement of sentences,
active/passive voice of verbs,
conversion into direct/indirect narration,
shuffling of sentence parts,
shuffling of sentences in a passage,
close passage,
comprehension passage.
Paper III (Post Code C) (Degree Level)
The question paper will consist of questions in Botany, Zoology, Bio-technology, Bio-
chemistry, Microbiology, Food Science and Technology, Agriculture and Agricultural
Engineering.