FCI Recruitment 2023 Notification, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern & Salary

FCI Recruitment 2023

Government job aspirants await new job opportunities to build their careers in public services. If you are one of them, we have good news for you. FCI recruitment 2023 notification for over 6000 jobs in different categories will be out soon.

Hence, it is high time to brace up for this chance to secure a government job. For this, you need to grasp the complete information regarding eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, qualification, salary, and other details related to the job openings.

The best part is you don’t need to make any effort to gather all this information. It’s because we have shared everything related to the FCI recruitment 2023 notification and other details in this post. So, let’s discuss it without any delay.

FCI Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF Download Link 

At the time of writing this post, the FCI recruitment 2023 notification hasn’t been released by the organization. However, you will get it in PDF format from the official FCI website.

Also, you can download the same from the link (currently inactive) given here:

FCI Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF (Click Here) 

Number of Vacancies 

Just link in the case of any other recruitment, FCI candidates are asking the question: How many vacancies are there in the 2023 FCI recruitment?

Until now, the notification is not out so it is not possible to state the exact number of vacancies. However, the reports suggest there are going to be around 6000 job vacancies in various categories.

Important Dates: Exam Date, Start and Last Date to Apply Online 

Since the FCI recruitment 2023 notification is not out yet, there is no information available about exam dates and application dates. As soon as it is available, we will update the below table of important dates for the exam.

Events Dates
FCI Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF ReleaseNot released yet
FCI Recruitment Apply Online Start DateNot released yet
FCI Recruitment 2023 Apply Online Last DateNot released yet
Exam DateNot released yet

Application Fee 

Like the previous year, the application fee for the FCI exam will depend on the category in which aspirants fall. There is an exemption of fees for some categories as mentioned below.

Applicants can pay this fee using various online payment modes such as debit cards, credit cards, IMPS, mobile wallets, UPI and Internet Banking.

Student Category Application Fee

FCI Recruitment 2023 Apply Online: Step-by-Step Process 

Aspirants can start the FCI recruitment 2023 online application process only after the release of the notification PDF.

They will get the important dates for the application window in this notification only. Also, they get the application link to complete the registration process.

Before you apply for the FCI 2023 exam, you need to read the eligibility criteria in detail. Once you know about your eligibility, you are good to go by following the step-by-step process given below.

  1.  Visit the official FCI website (fci.gov.in) and click on the Current Recruitment button. This will direct you to the recruitment page of FCI.
  2. After this, you need to click on the PDF notification given below below Current Recruitment section.
  3. Find the application link in the notification and this will take you to the registration page.
  4. For the registration process, choose the “New Registration” option.
  5. The next step to apply for the FCI recruitment 2023 involves filling in the basic details such as name, email ID, address, mobile number, etc.
  6. After this step, you will get a registration number and password on your registered mobile number and email ID.
  7. Now, use this registration number and password to log in for your application process.
  8. Next, applicants need to fill in the application form by submitting their basic details, educational details and other important information.
  9. During the application form-filling process, you also need to upload your scanned photograph of a certain size along with your signature. Make sure you keep these two in the format and size specified in the guidelines.
  10. While filling out this form, you must not submit any incorrect information as it would affect your selection process later on. So, fill out the application calmly by submitting the right details.
  11. After you are done with the form-filling process, click on the Submit button. Also, make sure you preview this filled form and check for any errors related to the details you provided.
  12. Now, the next step is making payment using different online payment modes available on the site. Remember to keep the transaction receipt for the payment for future reference.

So, this is all you need to do to complete the FCI recruitment 2023 application process. Now, let’s discuss who is eligible to apply for this exam.

Eligibility Criteria 

Online the aspirants fulfilling the educational qualification and age limit criteria can apply for the FCI 2023 exam. Read below to know about it.

Educational Qualification

Interested candidates need to understand that the FCI educational qualification criteria vary as per the post you apply for. Here are the details on this subject:

Posts Educational Qualification
Manager (General/Depot/Movement) Candidates must have a graduation degree from recognized university with at least 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST/PH)


Manager (Accounts) Candidates must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

B.com degree from a recognized university and post graduation full time MBA degree in finance or 2 year diploma from university recognized by AICTE/UGC


Post graduation part-time MBA in finance for a minimum of 3 years from a university recognized by UGC/AICTE



Manager (Hindi) Candidates must have a master's degree from a reputed and recognized university


Candidates should have Hindi/English as the main subject in degree


5 years of experience in Hindi/English translation or 5 years of experience in terminological work in Hindi language
Steno Grade - IIGraduation with 'O' Level DOEACC qualification along with 40 wpm in typing and 80 wpm in shorthand respectively.


Computer Science or Computer Application Degree with 40 wpm in typing or 80 wpm in shorthand respectively
Assistant Grade III (General/Depot) Graduation degree in any subject from a recognized degree with computer proficiency
Assistant Grade III (Technical)Bachelors of Science in Agriculture from a recognized university


B.Sc from a recognized university in the following subjects:

Botany/Zoology/Bio-Technology/Bio-Chemistry/Microbiology/Food Science


B.Tech/BE in Food Science/Food Science & Technology/Bio-Technology/Agricultural Engineering from a recognized institution associated with AICTE

Must have a good proficiency in using computers.
Assistant Grade III (Accounts) B.Com from a recognized university with a good proficiency in computers
Junior Engineer Graduation Degree in Electrical / Civil / Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution


Diploma in Civil / Electrical / Mechanical Engineering from a recognized university along with a year of working experience

Age Limit 

Here are the age limit criteria for the FCI 2023 exam along with the age relaxation limit information:

Post Upper Age Limit
Manager 28 Years
Manager (Hindi) 35 Years
Junior Engineer 28 Years
Steno Grade II 25 Years
Assistant Grade III27 Years
Assistant Grade III (Hindi) 28 Years
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD - General 10 years
PWD - OBC 13 years
PWD - SC/ST 15 years
Departmental (FCI) EmployeesUp to 50 years

FCI Syllabus 

Understanding the FCI exam syllabus is of the utmost importance to crack it successfully. Here is the Phase 1 syllabus for the four subjects namely, reasoning ability, numerical ability, English language and general studies:

Reasoning Ability 1. Puzzles, Seating Arrangements
2. Direction Sense
3. Blood Relation
4. Syllogism
5. Order and Ranking
6. Coding-Decoding
7. Machine Input-Output
8. Inequalities
9. Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
10. Data Sufficiency
11. Logical Reasoning
12. Passage Inference
13. Statement and Assumption
English Language 1. Reading Comprehension
2. Cloze Test
3. Fillers
4. Sentence Errors
5. Vocabulary based questions
6. One word substitution
7. Jumbled Paragraph/Sentences
8. Paragraph Fillers
9. Paragraph Conclusion
10.Paragraph/Sentences Restatement
General Studies1. Current Affairs – National & International
2. Indian Geography
3. History – India & World
4. Indian Polity. – Science & Technology
5. Indian Constitution
6. Indian Economy
7. Environmental Issues
Numerical Ability 1. Data Interpretation
2. Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
3. Number Series
4. Approximation and Simplification
5. Data Sufficiency
6. Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems
7. HCF and LCM
8. Profit and Loss
9. SI & CI
10. Problem on Ages
11. Work and Time
12. Speed Distance and Time
13. Probability
14. Mensuration
15. Permutation and Combination
16. Average
17. Ratio and Proportion
18. Partnership
19. Problems on Boats and Stream
20. Problems on Trains
21. Mixture and Allegation
22. Pipes and Cistern

Exam Pattern 

Right knowledge of any exam pattern is necessary for scoring good marks. Depending on the FCI job you apply for, the number of papers you need to appear for varies. Here is all you need to know about this:

Papers Post Code Post
Paper 1 only A
Paper I and Paper II D
Manager (Accounts)
Manager (Technical)
Manager (Civil Engineering)
Manager (Electrical/Mechanical Engineering)
Paper III and Paper IVHManager (Hindi)

Aspirants must prepare well for the FCI Phase 1 paper to enter the next phase. The exam comprises four subjects: reasoning ability, numerical ability, English language and general studies.

Each question is of objective type and there is a negative marking of 0.25% for each question. Here is the exam pattern for the Phase- 1:

Section No. of Questions Max. Marks Time Duration
English Language 252515 mins
Reasoning Ability 252515 mins
Numerical Ability 252515 mins
General Studies 252515 mins
Total 10010015 mins

Selection Process 

The selection criteria for the FCI recruitment 2023 exam depends on the category but the general process is as follows:

  • Online Computer Based Test
  • Interview
  • Document Verification

FCI Recruitment 2023 Salary

Talking about the salary for FCI recruitment 2023, we must tell you that it differs from one post to another.

The basic salary for the managerial post is ₹40,000 and it reaches ₹70,000 after adding various allowances. On the other hand, FCI AG 3 basic salary stands at ₹28200 and it reaches ₹79,200 after allowances.

Here are the salary ranges for the posts of manager and assistant grade 3:

Post TypeSalary Range
Manager ₹40,000 to ₹71,000
Assistant Grade 3 ₹28,200 to ₹79,200


Summing up, we would say that FCI recruitment 2023 is a wonderful chance for aspirants to snatch their favorite job. No matter what category of job you seek, brace up for the exam to succeed.

We hope you liked this post and gained information about eligibility, exam syllabus, pattern, and salary for the FCI exam 2023.

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Piyush Chugh

I am Piyush Chugh and I have been a content writer for more than 5 years now. During this time, I have tried to create informative and interesting content that would be beneficial for my readers. My aim is to help people in every possible way through the written word.

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