FCI Syllabus 2019 for AG-II, III, JE & Other Posts

One of the largest PSU i.e. Food Corporation of India invited applications for Assistant Grade II & III, Junior Engineer, Steno, typist. Total 4103 posts were advertised through advt no. 01/2019. The corporation has 5 zones i.e. East, West, North, South and North-East zones. FCI recruits staff to be filled in these zones. Candidates in this recruitment are to be selected through written test of one to two phases followed by skill test and document verification. Usually lakhs of candidates apply for these posts but only a few are able to achieve their goal of qualifying all the stages. For every candidate who wish to get selected, should check out the latest syllabus of this exam and understand the examination pattern properly. Here you can find latest pattern and syllabus of the examination as notified by FCI.
FCI Syllabus 2019 for AG-II & III, JE, Steno, Typist All posts
Advt no. 01/2019
Total Posts: 4103
List of Posts:

Post Names Post Codes
JE Civil Engineering A
JE Electrical Mech. Engineering B
Steno Gr. II C
Assistant Gr. II Hindi D
Typist E
AG-III General F
AG-III Accounts G
AG-III Technical H
AG-III Depot I

Now-a-days it is quite important to know the syllabus and exam pattern for the recruitment, a candidate is applying for. Without proper planning and preparations, there will be less chances of qualifying any examination. This syllabus given here will help candidates in knowing what to prepare for the test. On which topics they have to work hard and which ones they are weak. So check out the syllabus and exam scheme from below.
FCI Exam Pattern 2019:
Phase 1:

Sr. No. Test Name No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration (minutes) Language
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes for each test English
2 Numerical Aptitude 35 35 Bilingual
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 Bilingual
Total 100 100 60

Phase 2:

No. of Papers Post
One Paper Exam Paper I Only AG-III (General)
AG-III (Depot)
Paper III only Typist Hindi
Paper V Only Steno Grade II
Two Paper Exam Paper I & Paper II JE Civil
JE Electrical Mechanical Engineering
AG-III Accounts
AG-III Technical
Paper III & IV AG II Hindi


Paper No. of questions and marks
Paper – I, Paper – III and Paper V 120 MCQ of 1 mark each.
Total 120 marks
90 minutes
¼ Negative marking
(in phase II)
60 MCQ of 02 marks each.
Max. 120 marks
60 minutes
¼ negative marking
Paper – IV (Subjective type) 2 question each carrying 60 marks. Total 120 marks
No Negative marking

This paper is designed to test candidate’s ability for General Aptitude. There will be  120 MCQ questions in this paper carrying 120 marks and 90 minutes duration. This paper will be for JE (Civil, Electrical Mechanical Engg.) and AG-III (General, Accounts, Depot & Technical) posts.
There will be questions from following subjects:

  1. General Awareness & Current Events
  2. Reasoning/ General Intelligence
  3. English Language
  4. Computer Proficiency
  5. Data Analysis/Numerical Ability/Data Interpretation.

The syllabus of above subjects is given below.
FCI Syllabus 2019 of various subjects:
General Intelligence & Reasoning / Reasoning Ability: Series, Analogy, Numbers, coding and decoding, Syllogism, Statement & conclusion, Classification, Word Building, Numerical and symbolic Operations, Drawing / Patterns, Figures, Critical thinking etc.
General Awareness: National & International Current Affairs, Indian History, Polity, Geography, Economics, Scientific Research, Authors, Awards and Appointments, Important days, abbreviations, important organizations, summits etc..
Quantitative Aptitude / Numerical Aptitude: Numbers, LCM HCF, Decimals and fractions and relationships, Percentages. Ratio & Proportion, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Averages, Simple / Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnerships, Algebra, Triangle, Circles, Centres, tangents, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Prism, Cone, Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Pyramid, Trigonometric ratio, Complementary angles, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie charts.
English Language / General English : Error in sentence, fill in the blanks, synonyms and antonyms, Spelling mistakes, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, Sentence Improvement and reordering, active/passive voice, narration, comprehension passage.
Hindi Language: व्याकरण, पर्यायवाची, लिंग, वचन, कारक, अलंकार, समास, रस, तत्सम / तदभव, सन्धियां, वर्तनी, त्रुटि, विलोम, वाक्यांश के लिए शब्द, मुहावरे, लोकोक्तियाँ, वाक्य संशोधन आदि
Computer Knowledge: Fundamentals, Basics of Computer and its types, History, Shortcut keys, devices, Softwares, MS Office, Network, Internet, Email etc.
Questions in this paper will be asked to test post specific technical knowledge of the candidate in relevant stream.

Post Exam Details: Questions from
JE (Civil Engineering), Junior Engineer (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)
Post Codes A & B
Total No. of Questions Questions: 60 MCQ of 02 marks each.
Max. 120 marks
Duration: 60 minutes
Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.
Assistant Grade-III (Accounts) Post Code G Questions on Commerce particularly General Accounting and Finance
Assistant Grade-III (Technical) Post Code H Agriculture, Botany and Zoology (Group-A) or Agriculture, Chemistry and Physics (Group-B)

The detailed syllabus of paper II, III, IV & V for posts given in table above can be checked from link below.
Check Full FCI Syllabus here