1. FCI Manager 2023 Notification

The FCI Manager 2023 notification will be released soon. Food Corporation of India is a public sector undertaking which ensures food security and standards. Food Corporation of India released the notification for managers in various departments like Manager (Civil Engineering/General/ Movement/ Accounts/ Electrical  Mechanical Engineering/Depot Technical). Candidates can check their eligibility for applying for the FCI Manager post. 

The candidates will be selected as a management trainee and will have to undergo training for 6 months. The 40,000/-  stipend will be given during the training period.  After successfully completing training, the Management trainee’s positions will be converted into Managerial positions. There will be no training period in the case of Managers (Hindi) they are directly appointed. Since the FCI Manager 2023, notification will be released soon. The link to the FCI Manager 2022 notification is given below for your reference. 

Check here for FCI Manager 2022 Notification

2. About FCI Manager 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of the FCI Manager online test contains Phase I and Phase-II which are given below. The online exam may vary for different posts. 

2.1 Online examination

  • Phase I is common for all the post Managers (Civil Engineering/General/ Movement/ Accounts/ Electrical  Mechanical Engineering/Depot Technical) except Managers (Hindi). The exam pattern of Phase I is given below. The exam is conducted in a bilingual language except for the English section. There will be a negative marking 1/4 mark will be deducted from every wrong answer. 
Sr.NoName of the TestNo.of  Qs. Max. MarksDuration  (minutes)
English Language 25 25 15 minutes 
Reasoning Ability 25 25 15 minutes 
Numerical Aptitude 25 25 15 minutes 
General Studies and  Current Affairs25 25 15 minutes 
100 100 60 minutes


  • Phase II is only for Managers Civil Engineering/General/ Movement/ Accounts/ Electrical  Mechanical Engineering/Depot Technical, Hindi).  There will be no negative marking in Phase II. The Phase-II online exam comprises four papers i.e. Paper-1, Paper-II, paper-III, and Paper-IV. The summary of Phase II is given below.
FCI Manager Phase-II  Online Exam Overview
Name of the postOnline exam
Managers (Civil Engineering/General/ Movement)Paper-I
Managers ( Accounts, Technical, civil and engineering, electrical mechanical engineering)Paper-I and Paper-II
Manager (Hindi)Paper-III


Phase-II online test consists of four papers (Paper-I,  Paper-II, paper-III, and Paper-IV). The exam pattern of Phase II is given below.

  • Paper-I exam pattern 
Sr.  NoName of the TestNo. of Qs. Max. MarksDuration
English Language 25 25 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 25 25 20 minutes
Numerical  Aptitude25 25 20 minutes
General Studies  45 45 30 minutes
120 120 90 minutes


  • Paper-II Exam pattern
Name of the postSubjectNumber of marks/Duration
Manager (Accounts and Finance)General accounting and Finance60 questions/ 1 hour
Manager (Technical)Food Science and Technology, agriculture and Agricultural engineering, biotechnology60 questions/1 hour
Manager (Civil engineering/ electrical mechanical engineering)Topics on civil engineering and electrical mechanical engineering60 questions/1 hour


  • Paper III is conducted only for the Manager(Hindi). The exam pattern of Phase III is given below. 
Sr.  NoName of the Test No. of Qs. Max. Marks Medium of examinationDuration
General Hindi 20 20 Hindi 20 minutes
General English 20 20 English 20 minutes
General  Awareness20 20 Bilingual (English  and Hindi)10 minutes
General  intelligence20 20 Bilingual (English  and Hindi)20 minutes
Computer  Awareness 20 20 Bilingual (English  and Hindi)10 minutes
Current Affairs 20 20 Bilingual (English  and Hindi)10 minutes
120 120 90 minutes


  • Paper- IV is a subjective test conducted for only the Manager( Hindi). The exam pattern of Paper IV is given below. 
S.NOTopicsNo. of MarksNo. of Questions
1Passage translation from Hindi to English30 marks1
2Passage translation from English to Hindi30 marks1
3Essay in Hindi30 marks1
4Precis writing in English30 marks1

3. About IACE coaching for FCI manager

 IACE Academy provides coaching for the FCI manager exam. The aspirants of FCI can also get guidance from a coaching institute because a competitive environment is very important to crack the exam. The aspirants of the FCI manager can avail a lot of benefits from IACE Academy such as

  • Complete the study material kit for the FCI manager exam.
  • Daily newspaper and current affairs booklets.
  • Different interactive sessions like a Real Intensive Program which is conducted before the online exam, W-Cat for current affairs and Battle of Brains.
  • Mock test series and computer lab facilities are also available in the Academy.

4. FCI Manager 2023 Exam Highlights

The exam highlights of FCI Manager 2023 are given below.

 FCI Manager Recruitment Exam Overview 2023
Name of OrganizationFood Corporation of India
Official Websitehttps://fci.gov.in/ 
Exam Conducting BodyFood Corporation of India (FCI)
Post NameFCI Manager 2023
Notification Release DateTo be notified 
VacanciesTo be notified 
Start Date to ApplyTo be notified 
Last Date to ApplyTo be notified 
Admit Card Release DateTo be notified 
Exam DateTo be notified 
Result DateTo be notified 
Mode of ExamOnline

5 . FCI Manager 2023 Online Application & Fees

5.1 Online application process:

  • Before applying for the FCI Manager, candidates need to scan their documents such as Photographs, Signatures, left thumb and handwritten declaration. 
  • Visit the official website of FCI and go to current openings. Check for openings for FCI Manager/Management trainee 2023.
  • Read the notification and fill out the registration form.
  • Make the payment and upload the documents as per the specifications.
  • Download the application form.

5.2 Application fees

The details of the application Fees for FCI manager 2023 are given below.

FCI Manager 2023 Application Fees
CategoryApplication Fees
General/Others:Rs. 800( Including GST)
SC/ST/PwBD and WomenNo Fees

6. FCI Manager 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of an FCI manager depend on the educational qualification and age limit of candidates. 

Educational qualification and age limit 

FCI Manager Eligibility
PostMaximum Age LimitEducational Qualification
FCI Manager (General)28 yearsBachelor’s Degree with 60% marks or CA/ ICWA/CS

Note: The minimum percentage is 55% for SC/ST/PH

FCI Manager (Depot)28 yearsBachelor’s Degree with 60% Marks or CA/ ICWA/CS

Note: The minimum percentage is 55% for SC/ST/PH

FCI Manager (Movement)28 yearsBachelor’s Degree with 60% marks Or CA/ ICWA/CS

Note: The minimum percentage is 55% for SC/ST/PH

FCI Manager (Accounts)28 yearsB.Com or Post graduation (MBA in finance) or 

Associate Membership of 

  1. ICAI  Institute of Chartered Accountants of India; or
  2. The Institute of Company Secretaries of India
  3. Institute of Cost Accountants of India; or
FCI Manager (Technical)28 yearsB.Sc. in Agriculture OR

B. Tech degree/B.E in Food Science 

FCI Manager (Civil Engineering)28 yearsDegree in Civil Engineering 
FCI Manager (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)28 yearsDegree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering 
FCI Manager (Hindi)35 yearsEssential:

Master’s Degree from a recognised University or equivalent in Hindi with English as a subject at the Degree level. Or 

5 years of experience in the teaching field in Hindi

Desirable or preferred knowledge

  • Knowledge of Sanskrit 
  • Administrative Experience
  • Experience in taking Hindi classes. 

7. FCI Manager 2023- Important Dates

The important dates of FCI Manager 2023 regarding Exam dates, Notification release dates, etc. are given below.

Important Dates for the FCI Manager Exam 2023
S.NoEventsImportant Dates
1FCI Manager Notification Release Date 2023To be notified 
2FCI Manager Online Application Start Date 2023To be notified 
3Last Date to Apply for the FCI  Manager  Exam 2023To be notified 
4FCI Manager Admit Card Release Date 2023To be notified 
5FCI Manager Phase-I Exam Date 2023To be notified 
6FCI Manager Phase-I Result Date 2023To be notified 
7FCI Manager  Phase-II Exam Date 2023To be notified 
8FCI Manager Interview and Document Verification Date 2023To be notified 
9FCI Manager Final Exam Result Date 2023To be notified 

8. FCI Manager Selection Procedure

The selection process for FCI managers in 2023 consists of online tests, interviews and training.  The selection process may vary and depends on the department of the FCI Manager.

  • Manager (General /Depot /Movement /Accounts /Technical /Civil Engineering/Electrical Mechanical  Engineering) Online test, Interview and training.
  • Manager (Hindi)– Online test and interview.

The maximum weightage for the Online exam, Interview and training for different posts is given below. 

FCI DepartmentMaximum weightage
Online exam InterviewTraining
Manager (General /Depot /Movement /Accounts /Technical /Civil Engineering/Electrical Mechanical  Engineering)80%10%10%
Manager (Hindi)90%10%Nil


Different stages of the selection process are given below.

Stage 1: Online examination: It consists of two Phrases. Phase-I, and Phase-II. The online exam is conducted in a bilingual language. 

  • Phase I is conducted for all departments i.e. Manager (General /Depot /Movement /Accounts /Technical /Civil Engineering/Electrical Mechanical Engineering) except Manager (Hindi). Phase-I online exam contains 100 questions for 1 hour duration. It also contains negative markings.
  • Phase II is conducted for the Manager (General /Depot /Movement /Accounts /Technical /Civil Engineering/Electrical Mechanical Engineering and Hindi) departments.  Phase II contains four papers i.e. Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III, and Paper-IV. The exam overview of Phase II is given below.
FCI Manager Phase-II  Online Exam Overview
Name of the postOnline exam
Managers (Civil Engineering/General/ Movement)Paper-I
Managers ( Accounts, Technical, civil and engineering, electrical mechanical engineering)Paper-I and Paper-II
Manager (Hindi)Paper-III


Stage 2: Interview and Document Verification: An interview will be conducted with the shortlisted candidates. There will be minimum qualifying marks for the interview process. A minimum of 50% marks for UR/ EWS candidates and a minimum of 45% marks for SC/ST/ OBC/PWD candidates is required to qualify for the interview process.

Stage 3: Training: The selected candidates are called for the training process. 6 months of training will be given to the selected candidates as management training and then the final posting will be given to the candidates as a manager in their respective departments.

9 . FCI Manager Syllabus 2023

The syllabus of the online exam for FCI Manager 2023 is given below.

FCI Manager Phase-I syllabus 
EnglishReading Comprehension

Sentence Improvement

Cloze Test

Paragraph Fillers

Sentence Errors

Vocabulary based questions


Paragraph/Sentences Restatement

Jumbled Paragraph/Sentences

Paragraph Conclusion

One Word Substitution etc

Reasoning Puzzles, Seating Arrangements

Blood Relation


Direction Sense

Machine Input-Output

Order and Ranking


Data Sufficiency

Passage Inference

Statement and Assumption

Logical Reasoning 


Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series

Conclusion etc.

Numerical abilityProfit and Loss

Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)


Work and Time


Permutation and Combination


Mixture and Alligation

Data Interpretation


Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems

Speed Distance and Time


Ratio and Proportion

Problems on Trains

Number Series

Approximation and Simplification

Data Sufficiency

Problem on Ages


Problems on Boats and Stream

Pipes and Cisterns etc

General Indian history

Indian economy


General science upto class-10th

Current affairs 

Computer awareness questions etc



FCI Manager Phase-II (Paper-2) syllabus
Manager (Accounts)1. Basic accounting g concepts like Golden rules of accounting, books of scouting, and accounting standards. 

 2. Financial Management;- Budget, Financial statement, Ratio analysis, capital budgeting etc. 

3. Taxation: Income tax, Taxation policies, TDS, Advance tax, GST, Auditing its concepts and methods, Internal and external audit, Company laws, contract act and company act, customer protection act, negotiable instrument act, RTI act etc.

4. Basics of computers, operating systems, email, MS Office, Browser networks etc.

Manager( Technical)
  1. Agriculture- Indian agriculture statistics such as cereals and pulses, nutrition, agriculture microbiology, agriculture extension etc.
  2. Biotechnology- microbes, genetic engineering, economic biotechnology pathogen and its control etc.
  3. Entomology- basic entomology, some beneficial and harmful insects, storage grain insect pests, etc.
  4. Chemistry- the structure of the atom, chemical bonding, basics of metals and nonmetals, inorganic and organic chemistry, basics alkanes, alcohol, acids, biochemistry etc.
  5. PFA act in 1964, food safety and standard regulation 2011, Right to Information Act in 2005 etc.
Manager( civil engineering)1Engineering Materials and construction technology- a collection of site, ventilation and air conditioning, building and Highway materials, line cement Motors stones and bricks etc.

Building materials- lime, plastic, Steel, stone, glass, aluminium, fly ash, bricks, FRP, ceramics etc

Construction practice and Management- construction planning, site investigation quality control and productivity, equipment, operation cost, labour safety and welfare.

Surveying- levelling, permanent adjustment of levels, theodolite and its uses, trigonometrical and triangulation survey, computations of area and volume etc.

Soil and geotechnical Engineering- feel identification and testing, water content, classification of soil, voids ratio, darcy’s law, the design criteria of Shallow Foundation etc.

Highway and bridges- types of road land width, WBM courses, Crushed cement concrete base, flexible pavements, prime and track coats, etc

Structural analysis- the strength of the material, analysis of determinant and indeterminate structure, uses of Computer-aided design and its concepts etc. 

Design of steel structure- principles of working stress methods, industrial roofs, designs of beans and beam-column connection etc.

Design of concrete and masonry structures- shear, axial compression, design of beams, tanks, staircase, retaining walls etc.

Estimating costing and valuation- earthwork, RCC work shuttering, plastering flexibility pavements, tube well, isolates, steel truss, valuation of cost, scrap, value, Salvage value, shrinking funds, depreciation etc

Manager ( Electrical mechanical engineering)Thermodynamics, refrigeration and air conditioning, production engineering, theory of Machines, electrical circuits, EM theory, power generation, control system and use of computers etc.


FCI Manager Phase-II (Paper-3) Syllabus
General HindiBasic Hindi grammar, Hindi vocabulary etc.
General EnglishReading Comprehension, Sentence Improvement, Cloze Test, Paragraph Fillers, Sentence Errors, Vocabulary questions, Fillers, Paragraph/Sentences Restatement,  jumbled. Paragraph/Sentences, Paragraph Conclusion, Word Substitution etc
General Awareness History, polity, geography, Economy of India etc 
General IntelligencePuzzles, Seating Arrangements. Blood Relation, Syllogism, Direction Sense, Machine Input-Output, Order and, Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Data, Sufficiency, Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Logical, Reasoning, Inequalities. 
Computer awarenessBasics of computers, networking, MS Office, computer viruses, computer history generations, Hardware and software etc.
Current affairsNational and international issues, Current trending events, sports news, important days, awards and recognition etc 


FCI Manager Phase-II (Paper-4) Syllabus
One Passage Translation from Hindi to English
One Passage Translation from English to Hindi 
One essayHindi
One precise writingEnglish

10. FCI Manager Vacancy 2023: Category-Wise

The FCI Manager 2023 notification will be released soon. The FCI Manager 2023 vacancies. As per your reference,  the FCI Manager 2022 Zone-wise vacancies list is given below.   


Manager (General)001001
Manager (Accounts)0422614
Manager (Technical)240129
Manager (Civil Engineering)001113
Manager (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)000011
Manager (Hindi)000011



Manager (General)002125
Manager (Depot)101002
Manager (Accounts)110002
Manager (Technical)101024
Manager (Civil Engineering)000022
Manager (Hindi)000011



Manager (General)100023
Manager (Depot)001146
Manager (Accounts)022105
Manager (Technical)130026



Manager (General)100012
Manager (Depot)001012
Manager (Movement)010001
Manager (Accounts)3331010
Manager (Technical)111137



Manager (General)103149
Manager (Depot)000011
Manager (Accounts)102014
Manager (Technical)000022
Manager (Civil Engineering)000011
Manager (Hindi)000011

11. FCI Manager Cut-Off: Previous Year’s Cut-off Marks

FCI Manager 2023 online exam will be conducted soon. The Cut-off will be released later. For your reference, the FCI Manager 2018 cut-off is given below.

FCI Manager Cut-Off 2018
Category2018 Cut-Off
General 75
OBC 72

12. FCI Manager2023 Salary Structure

The final shortlisted candidates are called for a training process for 6 months. The selected candidates are appointed as Management Trainees. During the training period, the employees are given stipends of 40,000/- per month. After the successful completion of training the employees are selected as a manager for various departments. The salary after the training period for FCI Managers is 40,000/- to 140,000/- per month. 

13. FCI Manager Salary and benefits

There are several benefits for an FCI Manager after joining the organisation. The employees are entitled to various benefits and perks which are mentioned below.

  • Medical Allowance
  • Post Retirement Medical facility
  • Lunch Allowance
  • Dearness Allowance
  • Remote Area Allowance
  • Gratuity
  • Scheduled/Tribal Area Allowance
  • Special (Duty) Allowance
  • Leave Travel Concession
  • Transport Allowance.

14. FCI Manager 2023 Exam Centre

The list of exam centres of FCI Manager 2023 for Phase-I, Phase-II and Phase-II is given below.

Fci Manager Phase-I Exam Centre List
State/Ut Centre
Andhra Pradesh Eluru, Nellore, Kakinada, Tirupati,  Vizianagaram,  Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, 
Assam Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Silchar, Guwahati, Tezpur
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
Bihar Muzaffarpur, Bhagalpur, Gaya, Patna, Purnea, Arrah
Chandigarh Chandigarh-Mohali
Chhattisgarh Bilaspur, Raipur, Bhilai Nagar
Delhi Delhi/Ncr, Noida &  Greater Noida, Faridabad, Delhi & New Delhi,  Gurugram, Ghaziabad
Goa Panaji, Madgaon & Mapusa
Gujarat Rajkot, Surat, Mehsana,  Vadodara, Ahmedabad-Gandhi Nagar, 
Haryana Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, 
Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur, Hamirpur
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Samba
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Bokaro Steel City, Ranchi,  Hazaribagh
Karnataka Mangalore,Bengaluru, Gulbarga, Hubli-Dharwad,  Mysore,Belgaum, Shimoga
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Kannur, Trichur,,  Kozhikode
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Gwalior,
Maharashtra Pune, Kolhapur,  

Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai/Mmr Region, Nagpur, Amravati, Nanded, Aurangabad(Maharashtra),

Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
Odisha Berhampur(Ganjam), Cuttack,  Rourkela, Bhubaneswar,  Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Jalandhar, Mohali, Bhatinda,  Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Kota, Jaipur, Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Tirunelveli, Chennai, Madurai, Salem, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli,  Vellore
Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Warangal
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Bareilly,, Moradabad, Gorakhpur, Ghaziabad,  Kanpur, Lucknow Meerut,  

Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi, Allahabad, Noida/Greater Noida

Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee
West Bengal Asansol, Hooghly,Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri


FCI Manager Phase-Ii Exam Centre List
State/Ut Centre
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada,Eluru Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, 
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh-Mohali
Delhi Delhi/Ncr
Gujarat Ahmedabad – Gandhi Nagar
Haryana Ambala
Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru
Kerala Kochi
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Maharashtra Mumbai/Navi Mumbai/ Thane/Mmr Region, Pune
Meghalaya Shillong
Nagaland Kohima
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Punjab Mohali
Rajasthan Jaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Telangana Hyderabad
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad, Lucknow
Uttarakhand Dehradun
West Bengal Greater Kolkata


FCI Manager(Hindi) Phase-II Exam centre list
1. Noida 

2. Mumbai

3. Kolkata 

4. Chennai  

5. Guwahati.

15. FCI Manager Preparation Tips 2023

The aspirants of FCI managers should start their preparation as early as possible because the FCI Manager 2023 notification will be released soon. The are three stages in the selection process i.e. Online exam, interview and training. Before applying a candidate needs to check his/her eligibility criteria. Here are some important tips for cracking the FCI manager exam.

  • Prepare a study plan and follow the plan strictly.
  • There is a negative marking in Phase-I , so attempt the questions carefully. The Phase-I exam is qualifying in nature.
  • Give mock tests regularly and practice daily.
  • For Phase II which contains department subjects, it’s better to follow a single book to avoid confusion. 
  • Analyse the previous year’s question papers and exam patterns and develop your strategy for cracking the exam. 

16. FCI Manager 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter

The FCI Manager 2023 admit card for the online exam will be released a few days before the exam. The Admit card contains the date and Venue of the exam. The registered candidate can check their Admit card from the official website of FCI. The call letter for the interview will be given to the shortlisted candidates. The call letter for the interview will be sent via mail to a selected candidate.  

17. FCI Manager Online exam 2023 Result

The FCI Manager 2023 Online exam results will be declared after the exam. The results for Phase I, and Phase II will be declared separately. The candidates can check their results a few days after the online exam.

18. FCI Manager Interview Results

The shortlisted candidates are called for the interview process. FCI Manager 2023 interview results will be declared after the document verification and interview process. Candidates should also carry important documents during the interview process.

19. FAQ's

1. What is the age limit for applying for FCI Manager 2023?

Ans. The Maximum age for a Manager (General /Depot /Movement /Accounts /Technical /Civil Engineering/Electrical Mechanical  Engineering) is 28 years. The maximum age for a Manager (Hindi) is 35 years.

2. When will the FCI Manager 2023 notification be released?

Ans. The FCI Manager 2023 notification will be released soon. As per previous years, the FCI Manager 2022 notification was released on 27th August 2022.

3. What is the selection process for FCI Manager 2023?

Ans. The selection process for FCI Manager 2023 consists of three stages i.e. Online test, interview and training process for the Manager (General /Depot /Movement /Accounts /Technical /Civil Engineering/Electrical Mechanical  Engineering) and the selection process for the Manager (Hindi) is Online exam and interview.

4. What is the salary for FCI Manager 2023?

Ans. The salary of an FCI Manager after the training period is between 40,000/- 140,000/-. 

5. What is the period for training as an FCI manager?

Ans. The training period is 6 months for an FCI Manager.

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