A Guide to FCI Recruitment 2021 and Latest Updates

Latest FCI recruitment notices

Can you guess what could be the largest public undertaking sector of India? Well, we know you have plenty of names in mind. But one name that quickly rings a bell is the Food Corporation of India. It is undoubtedly one of the largest sectors that ensures that the security of nation food remains intake, avoiding many health hazards and spread of various diseases. If you wish to be a part of this sector, here is good news for you. The FCI recruitment 2021 notification is out and you are in for a good bit of surprise this year. Buckle up your seatbelts as we raise curtains off the most important parts of the food corporation of India recruitment 2021 process.

The posts available

The process for the recruitment of the post for Assistant General manager and Medical officer has been released lately by the food corporation sector of India. If you are interested in this position, we will provide you with all the relevant information you need to know. The most important thing is how to apply online FCI recruitment 2021.

How to apply

As with all major application processes, the procedure for applying to these posts has been driven towards the digital method. You need to search the official FCI website to first check the FCI recruitment notification. After this, you may need to read carefully the guidelines and other important information about the exam. Then, you need to download to load and fill in the form that needs proper information from your side, which has to be accurate. Before downloading the form, you need to create your account a set a password so that you can check your application process.

FCI recruitment 2021 application form

The form should not be filled in a hurry at any cost. You need to put in your complete details including address and information. You may also need to put in the details of your education, qualification and experiences. After this, you will have to upload the documents required for validating your information. This is not a complex process. All you need to do is to get your original documents scanned and then uploaded on the website in the desired size. If you find this step tough, you can always take the help of a an IT employee working in any private internet cyber café. Note that the form is not a one page, but a combination of several pages that needs to be filled. All your information is saved on the website and you won’t lose it. The last step is the payment and when you make it complete, your application is complete.


The FCI recruitment 2021 application online process filling has a certain time limit. The official time for applying online starts on 1st March and ends on 31st March 2021. As you can already make out, the time is running out. You have only this present month to complete the online application and hence, you should not delay the process anymore. The official website for checking all the notices and downloading forms and admit cards is fci.gov.in. If you are finding it hard to locate the particular notification for this recruitment, you can check the title with the FCI recruitment 2021 notification released in the employment paper on 27th February and 5th March 2021.

Candidates who have already applied can easily check educational qualification, age limit, eligibility criteria, salary, application procedure, selection norms and other details on the official FCI website given above.

Some other important dates include:

Online submission of application form with fee payment starts from 1st of march beginning from 10.00 am. It clearly shows that the application process is live now. The latest date is on 31st march and you have to apply and pay the fee before 4 PM Indian Standard Time on that particular date. The date of the examination is yet to be announced. If you are wondering about the admit card, then it is important to note that it will be available on the website 10 days before the exam date. The tentative date for the online test is anywhere in May or June 2021.

Vacancy details

As mentioned above, there are various posts in different categories for Assistant general managers in the FCI recruitment 2021 application form. To be precise, there are 30 posts for an assistant general manager in general administration. 27 posts are allotted for recruitment for the assistant general manager technical department and 22 posts are for accounts department respectively. Law students need not be sad here. There are 8 posts kept for the assistant general manager posts in the Law department. Besides assistant general manager posts, there are 2 posts for medical officers in the department.

Qualifications for different posts

While the exact and descriptive qualifications information can be found on the official website under the food corporation of India recruitment page, let us give you a brief info about what is required to be qualified for the posts. If you want to sit for the exam aspiring for the post of assistant general manager in general administration, you should have post-graduated with 55% marks or have done ACA/AICWA/ACS course. If this qualification does not meet, you can still apply if you have done a bachelor’s degree in Law with 55% aggregate marks.

For AGM (Assistant General Manager ) in the technical department, you should have done either of the following:

  • BE or B.Tech in Food Science or Food Technology or Food processing with 55% marks
  • Sc in agriculture with 55% marks
  • B.tech or BE in agriculture engineering with 55% marks
  • BE or B.Tech in Biotechnology
  • BE or B.Tech in Bio-Chemical or Agriculture biotechnology with 55% marks

For accounts AGM post, you should have associate membership of Chartered accountant or be a cost accountant or Company secretaries.

For the Law AGM post, you should have a full-time degree in Law with 5 years of experience.

For the post of a medical officer, you should have a degree of MBBS with 3 years of practice experience.

Summing it up

Shedding some light on the latest FCI recruitment notice, we hope that we have helped you gather some spirit and prepare for the upcoming exam. Always remember that FCI is a prestigious body of the government of India. If you become a part of it, you can be a part of the government and make a change to improve health, food and living standards in our country.

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