FCI Category 3 Recruitment 2022 – Apply for 5043 Vacancies By 5 October

FCI Category 3 recruitment 2022 – The Food Corporation of India (FCI) will release the recruitment notification for the posts of Assistant Grade 3 (AG-III), Junior Engineer (JE), Typist, and Stenographer Grade 2 (Steno Grade II) under Category 3. 

According to the Food Corporation of India (FCI), recruitment notification posted on the official website – fci.gov.in – 5043 seats are vacant to fill the positions for various departments including General, Accounts, Technical, and Depot. 

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) will release the official recruitment notification for FCI recruitment 2022 on 6 September 2022. Candidates must submit their applications for FCI recruitment 2022 till 5 October 2022.

FCI Category 3 Recruitment 2022 – Important Dates

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) has released notification for FCI recruitment 2022 on its official website. The candidates are advised to go through the important dates regarding FCI recruitment 2022 below: 

Activity Date
FCI Assistant Grade 3 Recruitment Notification 6 September 2022
Online Application Date 6 September 2022
Last Date to Apply Online 5 October 2022
Release Date of Admit Card To be Notified
Exam Date To be Notified
Interview Date To be Notified

FCI Category 3 Recruitment 2022 – Vacancy Details

The FCI category 3 recruitment drive includes 5043 posts for Typist, Steno Grade-3, Junior Engineer, and many more. The vacancies are to be filled for East Zone, West Zone, North Zone, South Zone, and North-East Zone. Candidates can check the zone-wise vacancies from the tables given below:

East Zone 

Posts Vacancy
Assistant Grade 3 (Technical) 194
Assistant Grade 3 (General) 185
Assistant Grade 3 (Accounts) 72
Assistant Grade 3 (Depot) 283
Junior Engineer (Civil) 07
Assistant Grade 3 (Hindi) 17
Steno Grade 2 08

West Zone 

Posts Vacancy
Assistant Grade 3 (Technical) 296
Assistant Grade 3 (General) 92
Assistant Grade 3 (Accounts) 45
Assistant Grade 3 (Depot) 258
Junior Engineer (Civil) 05
Assistant Grade 3 (Hindi) 06
Steno Grade 2 09

North Zone 

Posts Vacancy
Assistant Grade 3 (Technical) 611
Assistant Grade 3 (General) 463
Assistant Grade 3 (Accounts) 142
Assistant Grade 3 (Depot) 1063
Junior Engineer (Civil) 22
Assistant Grade 3 (Hindi) 36
Steno Grade 2 43

South Zone 

Posts Vacancy
Assistant Grade 3 (Technical) 257
Assistant Grade 3 (General) 155
Assistant Grade 3 (Accounts) 107
Assistant Grade 3 (Depot) 435
Junior Engineer (Civil) 05
Assistant Grade 3 (Hindi) 22
Steno Grade 2 08

North East Zone 

Posts Vacancy
Assistant Grade 3 (Technical) 48
Assistant Grade 3 (General) 53
Assistant Grade 3 (Accounts) 40
Assistant Grade 3 (Depot) 15
Junior Engineer (Civil) 09
Assistant Grade 3 (Hindi) 12
Steno Grade 2 05

FCI Category 3 Recruitment 2022 – Eligibility

  • Candidates must be an Indian, Nepal or Bhutan citizen.
  • Candidates must have attained the age of 18 years. 
  • The migrated citizens must have valid documents that confirm the permanent settlement in India. 
  • Furnishing certificates are required for the candidates who fall under the category of Scheduled Tribes (ST), Scheduled Caste (SC), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), and Persons with Disabilities (PwS). 

FCI Category 3 Recruitment 2022 – Education Qualification

According to FCI recruitment 2022 criteria, candidates must hold a graduate degree in any field from a recognized university with proficiency in English and Computer skills. The candidates can check the qualification criteria required for recruitment 2022 from the table given below: 

Post Educational Qualification
Assistant Grade 3 (Technical) B. SC. in Agriculture or in any of the subjects including Botany / Zoology / Bio-Technology / Bio-Chemistry / Microbiology and Food Science. 
Assistant Grade 3 (General) Graduate degree in any field from a reputable university with expertise in computer usage.
Assistant Grade 3 (Accounts) Bachelor of Commerce from a reputable university with expertise in computer usage.
Assistant Grade 3 (Depot) Graduate degree in any field from a reputable university with expertise in computer usage.
Junior Engineer (Civil) Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering with one year of experience.
Assistant Grade 3 (Hindi)
  • Degree from a reputed university with Hindi as main subject. 
  • Diploma in translation from English to Hindi and vice-versa, from a university or other institution approved by the government.
Steno Grade 2 Graduate degree in any field from a reputable university with shorthand speed of 40 w.p.m.

Note: The candidate’s registration will be terminated immediately if they fail to meet any of the eligibility requirements.

How to Apply for FCI Category 3 Recruitment 2022?

The application process will begin from 6 September 2022. The notification for the Assistant Grade 3 recruitment 2022 will be released on the official website. Candidates are advised to follow the steps mentioned below to apply for FCI recruitment 2022 –

  • Step 1: Visit the official website
  • Step 2: Click on the ‘ Apply Now’ button at the bottom of the page.
  • Step 3: Fill in the following details:
    • Name
    • Date of birth
    • Recent photograph
    • Signature
    • Left thumb impression
    • Hand written declaration
    • Active email id
    • Mobile number
  • Step 4: Click on ‘Submit’.
  • Step 5: Navigate to ‘Current Recruitment’, mentioned on the home page.
  • Step 6: Click on ‘FCI Category 3 recruitment 2022’ notification.
  • Step 7: Fill in the registration details. 
  • Step 8: After successful submission of documents, proceed to make fee payment through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, Visa, Mastercard, RuPay Credit or Debit cards, or other payment methods.

Note: All women and SC/ST/PwD candidates are exempted from fee payment. 

FCI Category 3 Recruitment 2022 – Exam Pattern

  • The exam will be conducted through online mode. 
  • FCI will conduct the exam in two phases: Phase I and Phase II. 
  • There will be a total 100 questions for 100 marks that carries 1/4th negative marking for incorrect responses. 
  • If a question is left unanswered, then there will be no negative marking. 
  • The marks of Phase I examination will not be included while preparing the final merit list. 

Candidates are advised to go through the detailed exam pattern of FCI Assistant Grade 3 recruitment 2022 exam given below:

 FCI Assistant Grade 3 Exam Pattern 2022 (Phase I)

Subject Number of Questions Marks
English Language 25 25
General Awareness 25 25
Quantitative Aptitude 25 25
Quantitative Ability 25 25

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Exam Pattern 2022 (Phase II)

Type of Exam Number of Questions Marks
Paper 1 120 MCQs 120
Post Specific Paper 60 MCQs 60
Paper 3 120 MCQs 120

Note: The questions of Paper II are post-specific and are designed to evaluate the candidates’ expertise in their particular subjects. 

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Exam Pattern 2022 (Phase III)

Subject Number of Questions Marks
English Language 30 30
General Awareness 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
Quantitative Ability 30 30

FCI Category 3 Recruitment 2022 – Syllabus

Candidates can check the FCI recruitment exam 2022 detailed subject-wise syllabus from the table given below. 

FCI Assistant Grade 3 Syllabus 2022 

Subject Syllabus
English Language
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Sentence error
  • Sentence correction
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence arrangements
  •  Word arrangement
  • Comprehension
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Basic calculation
  • Quadratic equation
  • Time & Work
  • Speed, Time & Distance
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Data interpretation
  • Number series
  • Arithmetic problems
General Awareness
  • History
  • Geography
  • General Science
  • Economy
  • Sports
  • Culture 
Quantitative Ability
  • Arrangement & pattern
  • Syllogism
  • Analogy
  • Inequality
  • Arrangements
  • Direction & Distance
  • Blood Relation

FCI Category 3 Recruitment 2022 – Skill Test

  • The candidates are eligible for the skill test if they successfully qualify paper-III.
  • The candidates will undergo a skill test in typing and shorthand. 
  • The language shorthand will be held in English.

FCI Category 3 Recruitment 2022 – Document Verification 

The candidates will be called for document verification after the online test and skill test rounds.

Applicants must carry the following documents: 

  • Aadhar card
  • Pan card
  • Address Proof
  • Class 10, Class 12 and Graduation marksheet
  • Photograph

FCI Category 3 Recruitment 2022 – Result

FCI recruitment 2022 result will be available on fci.gov.in. Candidates must enter their login information and password to download the results. To check their results, candidates are advised to follow the steps given below:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website – fci.gov.in
  • Step 2: From the home page, select the notification bar.
  • Step 3: Select the “Result of FCI recruitment 2022” option.
  • Step 4: Enter the registered login information in the tabs.
  • Step 5: Result will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 6: Save and print the result for further reference.

FCI Category 3 Recruitment 2022 – Salary

All employees working in any of the four services including General, Accounts, Technical, and Depot are entitled to a base salary ranging from INR 9,300 to INR 22,940 as well as other perks like earned leave, travel benefits, and medical costs. 

Note: Candidates must successfully complete a one-year probationary period in order to be eligible for benefits and perks. 

FCI Category 3 Recruitment 2022 – FAQ’s

What are the additional benefits for FCI Assistant Grade 3 employees?

FCI Assistant Grade 3 employees will get medical allowance, lunch subsidy, dearness allowance and transport allowance.

What is the application fee for FCI Category 3 2022 exam?

The application fee for FCI Category 3 recruitment 2022 exam is INR 500 for the general category. All women and SC/ST/PwD candidates are exempted from fee payment.

What is the minimum age limit to appear for FCI recruitment 2022?

The minimum age limit for FCI recruitment 2022 exam is 18 years.

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