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FCI Recruitment 2020

Food Corporation of India (FCI) has issued the official notice for 4320 vacancies for the year 2020. Here we provide direct links to each job post, latest released notifications, exam details and other information on FCI recruitment 2020. 

Latest FCI Job Vacancies

The latest released notification by FCI, (Advt No - 01/2020-  FCI category 3) issued vacancies for the posts of JE, Steno, Typist, Technical grade assistant 3 and various other openings. Check the complete information on the job roles, selection criteria and other details and apply online for the opening through Waah jobs. 

About Food Corporation of India 

The Food Corporation of India is a statutory body which falls under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution by the Government of India. The organization was formed in Chennai in the year of 1965. Along with the current FCI headquarters in New Delhi, it also has multiple district/regional centres in various states. FCI is one of the biggest corporations in India and one of the largest supply chain management systems in Asia. 

FCI functions through 5 zonal offices and multiple regional offices which fall under them. 

The 5 zonal offices of the FCI are:

  • Zonal Office, North: Noida
  • Zonal Office, East: Kolkata
  • Zonal Office, West: Mumbai
  • Zonal Office, North-East: Guwahati
  • Zonal Office, South: Chennai

FCI alone is not a decision making authority, it follows direct instructions from the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Ministry of Agriculture.

Job opportunities in FCI (jobs & eligibility)

Job Role

Post Code


Jr Engineer (Civil)


i) Degree in Civil Engineering

ii) Diploma in Civil Engineering and 1 year of experience in the same trade

Je Engineer (Electrical/Mechanical)


i) Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

ii) Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering and 1 year of experience in the same trade

Stenographer Grade 2nd


i) Graduate degree with 'O' level DOEACC certification and typing speed of 40 wpm and 80 wpm shorthand

iii) Degree in Computer application and typing speed of 40 wpm and 80 wpm shorthand

AG 2 (Hindi)


i) Degree from a recognized board with Hindi as core subject

ii) 1 year experience in English to Hindi or Hindi to English translation

Hindi Typist


i) Graduate degree with Hindi typing proficiency of at least 30 wpm

ii) Preference given to bilingual typists with basic computer proficiency

AG III (General)


i) Graduate degree from any recognized university

ii) Basic computer proficiency

AG III (Accounts)


i) Bachelor of Commerce from any recognized university

ii) Basic computer proficiency

AG III (Technical)


i) BSc in any of the following streams: Agriculture, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Food Science, from a recognized university

ii) BTech or BE in any of the following streams: Food Science, Agriculture, Biotechnology, from a AICTE approved board.

iii) Basic Computer Proficiency

AG III (Depot)


i) Graduate degree in any discipline from any recognized university & basic computer proficiency

How to get free FCI recruitment notifications?

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Apply online for FCI recruitment in 2020

Apply through FCI official website

  • Visit
  • Click on 'Current Recruitment Portal'
  • Download 01/2020-FCI category III notification
  • Check the details and information about interested job role
  • Click on 'Online Application Form'
  • Fill up the details and upload relevant document
  • Submit the form

Apply through Waah jobs seamlessly

  • Visit Waah jobs Sarkari portal
  • Go to ‘FCI recruitment portal’
  • Select the job from the list
  • Check job related information, eligibility and other details 
  • Click on brief info tab 
  • Scroll down to find important information and links
  • Click on ‘Apply’

Why Waah jobs for Food Corporation of India jobs?

We maintain an updated database of all the latest jobs from FCI. Although you’ll get the same details from the official website, it might seem a bit cluttered because of all the information listed. We have made this task easier for you by arranging each job and application process into specific links. Through Waah jobs FCI recruitment portal, you can easily check the available job options and apply for them online. Opt-in for free job alerts from Waah jobs to never miss out any opportunity listed by the FCI. 

Food Corporation of India recruitment process

The FCI follows a 3 - 4 step recruitment process for all the vacancies. Eligible candidates who clear all the three levels will be posted to various FCI open positions across India. The three-level process includes:

  • Phase-I 
    • This will be an objective type computer based test. For each wrong answer, negative marking of 1/4th of the mark assigned to the question will be applicable.
    • Test structure - English language, Reasoning, Numerical aptitude
  • Phase-II


Post code



AG-III (General)


Paper I only


AG-III (Depot)


Typist (Hindi)


Paper III only

Steno Grade-II


Paper V only

Junior Engineer (Civil)


Paper I and Paper II

  • Applicants for any 1 of these postcodes A, B, G, and H should appear in Paper-I
  • The test will be followed by Paper-II
  • CBT for Paper – I & Paper – II shall be held in single sitting only

Junior Engineer (Electrical/ Mechanical)


{AG-III (Accounts)


{AG-III (Technical)}


{AG II (Hindi)}


Paper III and IV

  • Applicants for Postcode D should appear for Paper-III to be
  • Phase-III (Skill test) for applicable posts
  • Document verification

Perks of working in FCI

Along with competitors salary benefits, these are some other perks for working in the Food Corporation of India. 

  • Retirement and pension benefits
  • Special duty allowance
  • Island duty allowance
  • Leave and travel concession
  • Festival advances
  • Gratuity
  • Small family norm
  • Cash awards for career excellence
  • Hindi incentive for doing official Hindi works
  • Advance on natural calamities
  • Increments for completing 3 years and 6 years in the Manager role
  • Special compensatory allowances for:
    • Bad Climate Allowance
    • Hill Area Allowance
    • Scheduled/Tribal Area Allowance
    • Remote Area Allowance
    • Project Allowance

Note: Some of the allowances are applicable only for managerial roles. 

Food Corporation of India Recruitment - FAQs

  • Are FCI jobs termed under central government jobs?

Yes, Although FCI falls under the central government category, an FCI employee is not considered as a central govt central civilian employee. They are not applicable for relaxations provided by DoPT to a CGCE

  • Where can I get FCI question paper patterns?

Check this link for FCI exam test-patterns and question papers. 

  • Can an applicant apply for more than one job role?

No, FCI does not permit the applicants to apply to more than one job role. 

  • Is there any age relaxation for applicants of the FCI examination?

The age relaxation allowed by the FCI is as follows.

OBC candidates: 3 years

SC/ST candidates: 5 years

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