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FCI Syllabus 2016 with Exam Pattern & PDF

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This page is dedicated to provide you pattern & syllabus of Food Corporation of India 2016 exam. Food Corporation of India is going to conduct written examination for staff in East, West, North, South and North-East zones. Large number of candidates appear for this examination. The selection is to be done through written test and Interview. So as far as the competition is concerned, it is very high. Candidates who want to be placed and get selected, should prepare as per the syllabus of FCI for these posts. Those candidates who are going to appear for this exam, should prepare as per the syllabus prescribed for these posts. Here we are providing the latest FCI Exam Syllabus 2016 to help them perform better.

FCI Syllabus 2016 with Exam pattern

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FCI AG, JE, Typist Syllabus
Here is the syllabus of FCI 2016 exam for AG, JE & Typist posts as prescribed by the corporation on its official website. Candidates can check the detailed syllabus of all papers and posts.
FCI Syllabus 2016 for JUNIOR ENGINEER (JE) (CIVIL ENGINEERING / ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING / MECHANICAL ENGINEERING), ASSISTANT GRADE-II (AG II) (HINDI), TYPIST (HINDI) AND ASSISTANT GRADE-III (AG III) (GENERAL / ACCOUNTS / TECHNICAL / DEPOT) posts and East, West, North, South and North-East zones & Paper 1, 2, 3, 4 is given below.
Important Points:
The Written test will comprise of:

  • One Paper: Paper-I only for Post Code F {AG-III(General)} and Post Code I {AG-III(Depot)}
  • Paper- III only for Post Code E {Typist (Hindi)}.
  • Two Papers: Paper I and Paper II for the Post Code A {JUNIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL ENGINEERING)}, Post Code B {JUNIOR ENGINEER (ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING)}, Post Code C {JUNIOR ENGINEER (MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)}, Post Code G {AG-III (Accounts)} & Post Code H {AG-III (Technical)}.
  • Paper III and Paper IV for Post Code D {AG II (Hindi)}.
  • The Paper-I is common for post code A, B, C, F, G, H and I. Candidates applying for any ONE of the post code A, B, C, G and H will appear in Paper-I to be followed by Paper-II. Candidates applying for Post code D will appear in Paper-III to be followed by Paper-IV.
  • Written test for Paper - I & Paper - II and Paper – III & Paper IV shall be held in single sitting only.
  • The merit of Written Test for Post Code F and I will be decided on Paper - I and for post code A, B, C, G and H,
  • The merit will be decided on Paper - I & post specific Paper - II.
  • The Question Papers for Written Test will be bilingual i.e. in English and Hindi.
  • Candidates applying for the Post of Typist (Hindi) will need to take Paper - III only for Written Test.
  • Candidates applying for AG-II (Hindi) posts will be shortlisted for evaluation of Paper-IV, based on their marks in Paper – III; and Paper - IV of only the short-listed candidates will be evaluated.
  • The question paper will have 120 questions. All 120 MCQ in Paper – I, Paper – II & Paper – III will carry equal 01 marks and Paper - IV will comprise of 120 marks. 
  • All papers in the Written Examination will consist of Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions only except Paper-IV for AG-II (Hindi) which will be of conventional type.
  • Time Duration for All papers is 90 Minutes.


FCI Syllabus Paper-I (Time Allowed-90 Minutes):
120 Multiple Choice Questions of General Aptitude consisting of Reasoning, Data Analysis, English Language, Computer Proficiency, General Awareness, General Intelligence, Current Events, Numerical Ability, Data Interpretation for the Post Code A {Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering)}, B {Junior Engineer (Electrical Engineering)}, C {Junior Engineer (Mechanical Engineering)}, F {AG-III (General)}, G {AG-III (Accounts)}, H{AG - III (Technical)} & I { AG-III (Depot)}.

FCI Syllabus 2016 Paper-II:
i. 120 Multiple Choice Questions on Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering for Candidates applying for the Post Code A {Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering)}, Post Code B {Junior Engineer (Electrical Engineering)}, Post Code C {Junior Engineer (Mechanical Engineering)} to assess the post specific technical knowledge of relevant stream.
ii. 120 Multiple Choice Questions on Commerce particularly General Accounting and Finance for candidates applying for the Post Code G {Assistant Grade-III (Accounts)} to assess the post specific technical knowledge of relevant stream.
iii. 120 Multiple Choice Questions on Biological Sciences for candidates applying for the Post Code H {Assistant Grade-III (Technical)} to assess the post specific technical knowledge of relevant stream.

Paper-III:
120 Multiple Choice Questions on General Hindi, General English, General Awareness, General Intelligence and Computer Knowledge for candidates applying for the Post Code D {Assistant Grade-II (Hindi)} and Post Code E {Typist (Hindi)}.

Paper-IV:
Translation - 2 Passages, one each from Hindi to English and vice-versa and two essays each in Hindi & English for candidates applying for the Post Code D {Assistant Grade-II (Hindi)}.

Paper-IV (Time allowed-90 minutes):
Translation – 2 Passages, one each from Hindi to English and vice-versa and two essays each in Hindi & English for Assistant Grade-II (Hindi) post.

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Below is Detailed Syllabus of each section based on previous years exam.
Detailed Food Corporation of India Syllabus for all sections
General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type.
This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub- topics, if any.

General Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity & Scientific Research.

Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio
& Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

English Language: Candidate’s ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

Quantitative Methods: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

English Language & Comprehension : Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate‘s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting mis-spelt words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/passive voice of verbs, conversion into direct/indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, close passage & comprehension passage.