FCI Recruitment 2022 – Category II, III, IV Posts; 4700+ Vacancies

New Delhi, 12 May 2022 – The Food Corporation of India (FCI) will be shortly beginning the FCI recruitment 2022 drive for Category II, III, and IV posts. Interested candidates can apply for more than 4700 vacancies on a pan-India basis. 

The board has not yet released the exact dates for the opening of the application portal and these will be released in a short time. Meanwhile, candidates can check the FCI recruitment 2022 notification PDF for vacancies by visiting fci.gov.in.

FCI Recruitment 2022 – Overview

Recruiting Firm Food Corporation of India (FCI)
Recruitment Drive Name FCI Recruitment 2022
No. of Vacancies  4700
Category-II Vacancies 35
Category-III Vacancies 2521
Category-IV Vacancies 2154
Eligibility Class 8, Class 10, Graduate (depending on recruitment category)
Selection Criteria  Online Test and Interview
Selection Weightage Online Test – 90%
Interview – 10%
Where to Apply? fci.gov.in
Application Window To Be Announced 

FCI Recruitment 2022 – Eligibility Criteria 

The eligibility for FCI recruitment 2022 depends on the category of posts that candidates are applying for.  

To apply for Category II and III posts: 

  • Candidates must have graduation or post graduation degrees in any relevant discipline.
  • They must not have any backlog in their education.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 60% marks in their graduation or post graduation degrees.
  • They can round off their marks to the two nearest decimal points. However, all candidates will be required to present a proof of their percentage.
  • Some posts also require relevant work experience, which will be counted only if the candidate has acquired the minimum-required educational qualification for the post applied.   

To apply for Category IV posts:

  • Candidates must have passed Class 8 or Class 10 from any board of education recognised by the Government of India.
  • Candidates must have scored a minimum of 60% marks in qualifying exams. 
  • They can round off their marks to the two nearest decimal points. However, all candidates will be required to present a proof of their percentage.

FCI Recruitment 2022 – Age Limit

There is also an age limit that candidates need to adhere to while applying for FCI recruitment. The age limit is:

Category Upper Age Limit
Manager 28 years
Manager (Hindi) 35 years
Junior Engineer 28 years
Steno. Grade- II 25 years
Typist (Hindi) 25 years
Watchmen 25 years

The above age limit is for general and EWS category candidates. For other reserved categories, here is a relaxation provided in the age limit:

Category  Relaxation 
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Existing FCI Employees Up to a total age of 50 years can apply
PwD-General 10 years
PwD-OBC 13 years
PwD-SC/ST 15 years

FCI Recruitment 2022 – How to Apply?

  • To apply online for FCI recruitment, candidates need to visit fci.gov.in.
  • Then, they need to click on the registration link for recruitment (which will be made available soon).
  • Candidates then need to register and create their login credentials.
  • These credentials can then be used to log in and access the application form.
  • Candidates need to fill up the application form carefully and recheck it for any error.
  • Then, they can finalise the application and take a PDF download of the form for future use. 


I am a reserved category candidate. Do I need to apply separately for the FCI recruitment drive?

No! Reserved category candidates can apply using the same link as others. Their reservation will be counted by FCI and be given consideration as per their respective categories.

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When will the application portal be open so that I can apply for recruitment?

The opening and closing of the application portal depends solely on the Food Corporation of India. For FCI recruitment 2022, the application portal will be opened shortly. Candidates can follow Buddy4Study and be updated as soon as the portal opens.

Can I apply to FCI in another state than my native one?

Yes! Candidates can apply across India, provided they meet the eligibility criteria and can speak the language of the state.

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