FCI Manager 2020 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

FCI Manager 2020 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The Food Corporation of India is an organization created and run by the Government of India. It is a statutory body under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India. Its recruits candidates in its Depots and Offices that are spread all over the Country,

We are providing here all the details about the FCI Manager  2020 exam pattern and syllabus. Manager included (General/ Accounts/ Technical/ Depot) and many more. In this article, we will deal with the FCI Manager 2020 exam pattern and syllabus step by step. We will make sure that you have not left with any doubts regarding FCI Manager 2020 exam pattern and syllabus.

♦FCI Manager 2020 Exam Pattern:

FCI Manager 2020 Exam will be conducted in four phases. There is separate sectional timing for each sections in exam. The written exam is conducted online, followed by an interview round. The structure of exams is as follows:

  1. Phase 1
  2. Phase 2
  3. Interview
  4. Training

Stage-1: FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam:

This test has 100 questions that have to be answered in A hours.The paper is divided into 3 sections – Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language .The section-wise distribution of the marks to each section is given below:

Subject No. of Qs. Max. 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

Stage-2: FCI Manager Phase 2 Exam:

Number of Papers Post code Post
One Paper Exam Paper I only A Manager (General)
B Manager (Depot)
C Manager (Movement)
Two Paper Exam Paper I and Paper II D Manager (Accounts)
E Manager (Technical)
F Manager (Civil Engineering)
G Manager  (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)
Paper III and Paper IV H Manager (Hindi)
  • Candidates applying for post having code D, E, F and G will appear in Paper-I to be followed by Paper-II. The Online Test for Paper – I & Paper – II shall be held in single sitting.
  • Paper-I is common for post code A, B, C, D, E, F, and G.
  • Online Test for Paper – I & Paper – II and Paper – III & Paper IV shall be held in single sitting.
Paper Type No. of Questions / Marks Time
Paper I 120 Questions/ 120 Marks 90 Minutes
Paper 2 60 Questions/ 120 Marks 60 Minutes
Paper 3 120 Questions/ 120 Marks 90 Minutes
Paper 4 i) 1 Passage for translation from Hindi to English (30 Marks)
ii) 1 Passage for translation from English to Hindi (30 Marks)
iii) 1 essay in Hindi (30 Marks)
iv) 1 Precis Writing in English (30 Marks).
90 Minutes
  • There will be no negative marking in Phase-II of FCI Manager Examination.

Stage-3: FCI Manager Phase 3 (Interview) :

FCI conducts  interview After written test . Reservation is as per govt of india direction. Every aspirant has to appear in written test and qualify are called for interview and GD. Both are conducted same day. GD is conducted by the specialised people and interview is conducted by senior officers who are assisted by specialized persons

♦FCI Manager 2020 Exam Syllabus:

Phase I exams:

The syllabus for FCI Manager 2020  exam  has 3 sections to be prepared – Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude,English Language .Here’s the detailed FCI Manager 2020 syllabus for the phase I exams:

English Language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability
Anonyms Percentages Analogy
Homonyms Ratio and proportion Classification
Antonyms Averages Word formation
Spelling Mixture and allegation Statement and conclusions
Sentence correction Time and work Syllogism
Idioms and phrases Speed, distance and time Statement and assumptions
Fill the suitable words Stocks and shares Statement and arguments
Grammar Partnership Coding decoding
Spotting errors Height and Distances Blood relations
Word formation Volume and surface Area Passage and conclusions
Active/ passive voice Clocks Alphabet test
Phrases and idioms Logarithms Series test
Direct and indirect speech Permutation and combinations Number, ranking and time sequence
Reading Comprehension Simple and compound interest Direction sense test
Passage completion Equations Decision-making test
Theme detection Probability Figure series
Deriving conclusion Trigonometry Input/output
Rearrangement of passage Profit, loss and discount Assertion and reasoning
Mensuration Sitting arrangement
Elements of algebra Odd figure out
Data Interpretation Analogy
Series test
Miscellaneous test

Phase II exams: (Department wise)

I. FCI Manager (Accounts) (Post Code-D): This post has categories for specialised persons from Accounting, Finance, Taxes, Auditing and who has basic knowledge of Computers.

  1. Basic Accounting concept including preparation of books of accounts and Accounting Standards.
  2. Financial Management: (a) Analysis of Financial statement (b) Budgeting & Budgetary control (c) Working Capital management (d) Capital Budgeting & Ratio Analysis.
  3. Taxation: (a) Income Tax including filing of return, TDS, Advance Tax etc. (b) Goods & Services Tax.
  4. Auditing: (a) Auditing Concepts and Methods (b) Internal & External Audit of Companies.
  5. Commercial Laws: (a) Contract Act (b) Companies Act (c) Sales of Goods Act (d) Negotiable Instrument Act (e) Consumer Protection Act (f) RTI Act.
  6. Basic of Computers: (a) Operating System (b) Browsers (c) Email (d) Memory (Internal, External, portable) (e) Chats (f) Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) (g) Networks.

II. FCI Manager (Technical) (Post Code-E):

Paper 2 for the post of Manager(Technical) comprise of  60 Multiple Choice Questions on Agriculture, Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Engineering & Bio-Technology

  1. Agricultural- Statistics of Indian Agriculture (Cereals & Pulses), Food & Agriculture Microbiology, Nutrition (Animal & Plant), Postharvest care of Cereals & Pulses, Food grain Protection, Agriculture Extension.
    2. Biotechnology- Microbes: Beneficial & Harmful, Genetic Engineering, Biotechnological Principles, Economic Biotechnology, Pathogens & Control, Recent trends.
    3. Entomology- Basic Entomology, Economic Entomology, Beneficial and harmful insects, integrated Post Management (IPM), Storage Grain Insect pest, Vertebrate Pests.
    4. Chemistry- Physical Chemistry: Structure of Atoms, Chemical Bonding, Radioactivity; Inorganic Chemistry, Periodic Table, Basics Metals & Non-metals, Organic Chemistry, Basics of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, aldehydes and acids, Biochemistry (Carbohydrates, Proteins & Fats).
    5. PFA Act, 1964,Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006/Food Safety and Standards Regulations 2011, Right to Information Act, 2005.

III. FCI Manager Syllabus (Civil Engineering) (Post Code-F): This post has categories for specialised persons from Engineering, constructions, building, Surveying, Soil Engineering, Design

  1. Engineering Materials & Construction Technology: Selection of site for the construction, Planning and orientation of buildings, Ventilation and air conditioning, acoustics. Building and highway materials, Stones, Bricks timber, Lime, Cement Mortar, Plain and reinforced Cement Concrete, Bitumen, Asphalt.
    2. Building Materials: Stone, Lime, Glass, Plastics, Steel, FRP, Ceramics, Aluminium, Fly Ash, Basic Admixtures, Timber, Bricks and Aggregates Classification, properties and selection criteria, Cement etc.
    3. Construction Practice, Planning and Management: Construction Planning, Equipment, site investigation, Tendering Process and Contract Management, Quality Control, Productivity, Operation Cost; Land acquisition, Labor safety and welfare.
    4. Surveying: Surveying, Leveling, temporary and permanent adjustments of levels and
    Theodolite, Use of theodolite, tachometry. Trigonometrically and Triangulation survey. Contours and contouring, Computations of areas and volumes.
    5. Soil/Geotechnical Engineering: Classification of soil, Field identification tests, water content, specific gravity, voids ratio, porosity, Soil permeability and its determination in the laboratory and field, Darcy’s law, Flow nets its Characteristics. Local and general shear failures, design Criteria for shallow foundation, Plate load test, Stability of simple slopes.
    6. Highway and bridges: Classification of road land width, Flexible pavements, WBM courses, sub base, sand bitumen base curse, crushed cement concrete base / sub-base course. Prime and tack coats, surface dressing, Asphaltic concrete, seal coats etc.
    7. Structural Analysis: Strength of materials, Bending moments and shear force, Analysis of determinate and indeterminate structure, Suspended Cables, Concepts and use of Computer Aided Design.
    8. Design of steel structures: Principles of working stress methods, Design of tension and compression members, Design of beams and beam column connections, built-up sections, Girders, Industrial roofs, Principles of Ultimate load design.
    9. Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures: Limit state design for bending, shear, axial compression and combined forces; Design of beams, Slabs, Lintels, Foundations, Retaining walls, Tanks, Staircases.
    10. Estimating, Costing and Valuation: estimate, analysis of rates, earthwork, Brick , RCC work shuttering, Painting, Flooring, Plastering flexible pavements, Tube well, isolates and combined footings, Steel Truss, Piles etc. Valuation- Value and cost, scrap value, salvage value, assessed value, sinking fund, depreciation and obsolescence, methods of valuation.

IV. FCI Manager syllabus (Electrical Mechanical Engineering) (Post Code-G):

  • Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer,
  • Refrigeration and Air-conditioning,
  • Theory of Machines, Machine Design,
  • Strength of Materials, Engineering Materials,
  • Production Engineering, Industrial Engineering,
  • Production Planning and Control Material handling,
  • Electrical Circuits, Network theorems, EM Theory, Electrostatics,
  • Material Science (Electric Materials), Electrical Measurements,
  • Elements of Computation
  • Power Apparatus and Systems (Power System: Power generation; Thermal, Hydro, Nuclear & Solar power production and Transmissions),
  • Electro mechanics, Control Systems, Electronics and Communications, Estimation and costing,
  • Use of computers.

V. FCI Manager syllabus (Hindi) (Post Code-H):

Paper 3 (Duration-90 minutes) (120 Marks) -:

120 Multiple Choice Questions on General Hindi, General English, General Awareness, General Intelligence, Computer Awareness, Management and Current Affairs for candidates applying for the Post Code H Manager (Hindi).

Paper 4 (Duration-90 minutes) (120 Marks) (Subjective Test) -:

i. 01 Passage for translation from Hindi to English (30 Marks)
ii. 01 Passage for translation from English to Hindi (30 Marks)
iii. 01 essay in Hindi (30 Marks)
iv. 01 Precis Writing in English (30 Marks).

For appearing in Paper-IV Manager (Hindi) candidate should be able to use the following keyboard layouts:
1. Inscript
2. Remington (GAIL)

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