[Updated] FCI category 2 – Managers Exam 2023 – Important Details

FCI Recruitment 2022 – 2023: FCI Category II Managers (Management Trainees) Posts and Jobs Profile – Exam details, Postwise exam pattern and marks distribution of FCI Manager Exam 2022 Phase 1 and Phase 2 (Paper 1, paper 2, paper 3, paper 4) as per latest FCI Notification and updates

Food Corporation of India (FCI) is one of the largest public sector undertakings ensuring the food security of the Nation. It was set up under the Food Corporation Act of 1964 to fulfil the objectives of the Nation serving food security, effective prices support, and distribution of foodgrains throughout the country. It invites online applications for the under-mentioned posts in its Depots and offices to spread all over the country from eligible candidates who fulfil the prescribed qualifications, age, experience and others.

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FCI category 2 – Managers Post Details, Salary and Job Profile

FCI has announced the 2022 Zone-wise recruitment of Management Trainees also known as Managers in FCI for different posts. The Post details and Job profile is mentioned below:

  • Posts under FCI Managers Category 2 – General, Depot, Movement, Accounts, Technical, Civil Engineering, Electrical Mechanical Engineering, Hindi
  • Training Period – 6 month
  • Salary during the training period – ₹40,000 per month
  • Please Note: No training period for the Manager (Hindi) post
  • IDA Pay Scale – ₹40,000 to ₹1,40,000
  • Total Salary (Just after Training period) –
    • Basic Salary – ₹40000
    • Dearness Allowance – (38% as of July 2022) = ₹15,200
    • HRA – ₹7000
    • Transport Allowance – ₹2400
    • House Keep Allowance – ₹4000
    • Dress Allowance – ₹2000
    • Entertainment Allowance – ₹2400
    • Domestic Assistance Allowance – ₹2000
    • Total Gross Salary – ₹75,000 (Data as on July 2022 Salary slip)
    • Deduction – ₹5079 for Income tax, ₹6240 for CPF deduction, ₹1040 for employee pension, Others – ₹400
    • Salary in Hand – ₹62,241 (Data as on July 2022 Salary slip)

FCI Manager Career Growth

After six months of the training period, selected candidates will locate at different locations as per their posts and zones under FCI Manager category II. Promotion under manager posts is based on the merits of direct recruitment and academic qualification. Career growth and sequential promotion of Managers in FCI are – Manager -> Assistant General Manager -> Deputy General Manager -> General Manager -> Chief General Manager -> Executive Director

FCI Recruitment 2022 – 2023: Managers Post Exam Date

FCI i.e. Food Corporation of India has announced 113 vacancies of Managers/Management Trainees. The different posts under this notification are General, Depot, Movement, accounts, Technical, Civil Engineering, Electrical mechanical engineering, and Hindi. An overview of the FCI Manger category 2 is as –

FCI Recruitment
Advertisement Number02/2022
Notification NameFCI CATEGORY II
Posts for Managers General, Depot, Movement, accounts,
Technical, Civil Engineering, Electrical
mechanical engineering, and Hindi
Age Limit28 years (All posts except Hindi)
35 years (manager of Hindi Post)
Total Vacancies113
Phase I Exam dateDecember 2022 (tentative)
Admit Card Downloadactivate 7-10 days
before exam
Official NotificationDOWNLOAD HERE
Minimum Qualification
(General, Depot, Movement)
Graduate degree with minimum
60% Marks
B.Com and
Post Graduate MBA degree/diploma
B.Sc in Agriculture OR
B. Tech or B.E. in Food Science/
Food processing/ Agricultural eng/
(Civil engineering)
Degree in Civil Engineering
(Electrical Mechanical Engr)
Degree in Electrical Engineering
or Mechanical Engineering
Master‘s Degree in Hindi/English
with Hindi & English as a subject
in degree level
FCI Recruitment 2022 – 2023

FCI Manager Selection Process

The candidates who applied for FCI Manager recruitment vacancies in 2022 will have to qualify through the selection process having Online tests, Interviews and training. For Hindi managers, there is no training period. The online test comprises Phase I and Phase II exams. Phase I exam is common for all posts under FCI manager category 2.

FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam pattern

The FCI manager Phase 1 exam will have a total of 100 marks having 100 questions. Each question will have 1 mark. Negative marking will be 1/4th of the mark assigned to that question. The Online test will have Objective type Multiple choice questions. the total duration (timing) of the test will be 60 minutes means students have to submit Phase 1 examination in 1 hour. Except for English, all other subjects’ questions will be in bilingual languages i.e. in both Hindi and English. Other details are given below:

SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksSectional Timing
252515 minutes
252515 minutes
252515 minutes
252515 minutes
FCI Manager Phase 1 Exam pattern

FCI Manager Phase 2 Exam pattern

Those candidates who qualified for Phase 1 of the FCI exam 2022 will call for the Phase 2 examination. The Phase 2 Exam of FCI Manager consists of 4 papers – Paper I, Paper II, Paper III and Paper IV. All the papers as per the different posts will be held on the same day in a single sitting.

Paper TypePosts
Paper 1 onlyManager (General)
Manager (Depot)
Manager (Movement)
Paper 1 and Paper 2Manager (Accounts)
Manager (Technical)
Manager (Civil Engineering)
Manager (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)
Paper 3 and Paper 4Manager (Hindi)

Details of this Course

  • Covering Phase 1 for all posts
  • Videos on all subjects
  • Topic-wise practice tests
  • 10 full-length mock tests
  • Doubt class
  • FCI manager special batch
  • Notes on GS, current affairs
  • Regular Updates

FCI Manager Phase 2 – Paper I Exam pattern

Paper 1 of Phase 2 under the FCI manager exam 2022 consists of English, reasoning, numerical aptitude and general studies just like the phase 1 examination. Paper 1 will have 120 questions, each question will carry 1 mark. The whole paper will be of 90 minutes and the total marks will be 120. Other details are –

Sectional subjectSectional timingNumber of questions
20 minutes25
20 minutes25
20 minutes25
General Studies30 minutes45
FCI Manager Phase 2 – Paper I Exam pattern

FCI Manager Phase 2 – Paper II Exam pattern

Paper 2 will have 60 multiple-choice questions for a total of 120 marks. The total time of Paper II is 60 minutes.

PostsNumber of questionsMCQs Topics
Manager (Accounts)60 multiple-choice QuestionsGeneral Accounting and Finance
Manager (Technical)60 multiple-choice QuestionsAgriculture, Food Science & Technical, Bio-Technology
Manager (Technical)60 multiple-choice QuestionsCivil engineering and electrical mechanical engineering
FCI Manager Phase 2 – Paper II Exam pattern

FCI Manager Phase 2 – Paper III Exam pattern

Paper 3 in FCI Manager Phase 2 will have 120 questions for 120 marks. And the total duration of the exam will be of 90 minutes. Each question will consist of 1 mark. other details are as below:

TopicsNo. of
medium of
General Hindi20Hindi20 minutes
General English20English20 minutes
General Awareness20Bilingual10 minutes
General Intelligence20Bilingual20 minutes
Computer Awareness20Bilingual10 minutes
Current affairs20Bilingual10 minutes
FCI Manager Phase 2 – Paper III Exam pattern

FCI Manager Phase 2 – Paper IV Exam pattern

This paper is subjective in Nature and will contain 120 marks. the duration of FCI Manager Phase 2 – Paper 4 is 90 minutes. Topics under this paper are –

  • One Passage for translation from Hindi to English
  • One Passage for translation from English to Hindi
  • One essay in Hindi
  • One Precis writing in English

Each topic has a maximum of 30 marks and for appearing in paper 4 Manager Hindi candidates should be able to use inscript/Remington (GAIL) keyboard layouts.

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FAQs on FCI Manager Exam 2022-23

What is the exam date of the FCI manager (category 2) exam 2022 – 2023?

The tentative exam date for FCI manager category 2 is December 2022.

What is the in-hand salary of the FCI manager (category 2)?

After the deduction of income tax, CPF deduction and employee pension, an FCI manager get around ₹62,500 in-hand salaries.

what are the career growth and promotion of FCI managers?

Career growth and sequential promotion of Managers in FCI are – Manager -> Assistant General Manager -> Deputy General Manager -> General Manager -> Chief General Manager -> Executive Director

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