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FCI Assistant General Manager

FCI Assistant General Manager

Food Corporation of India (FCI) is known to be one of the largest Public Sector Undertakings that ensure the quality and security of food in India. FCI has invited applications to fill in 89 vacancies for the post of Assistant General Manager (General Administration, Technical/Accounts/Law & Medical Officer). Selected candidates will be posted as Assistant General Manager (AGM) in the Food Corporation of India.

FCI Assistant General Manager Highlights 2021

Conducting Authority IBPS
Official Website
FCI Assistant General Manager Posts (General Administration/ Technical/ Accounts/ Law) and Medical Officer
Mode of Application Online
No. of Vacancies
Website Link Open for Online Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges
Date of Examination

FCI Assistant General Manager Exam Pattern 2021

Phase 1: Online Test

Phase 2: Interview

FCI Assistant General Manager Exam Pattern Online Test (General Administration)

Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMarksTime Allotted
Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability45452 hours 30 minutes
General Awareness, Current Affairs4545
Management and Ethics4545
Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer awareness4545

FCI Assistant General Manager Exam Pattern Online Test (Technical/Accounts/Law) & Medical Officer

Name of Test No. of Questions Marks Time Allotted
Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability 30 15 2 hours 30 minutes
General Awareness, Current Affairs 30 15
Management and Ethics 30 15
Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer awareness 30 15
Relevant technical discipline 60 120
Total 180 180

FCI Assistant General Manager Exam- Personal Interview

After you qualify the FCI Assistant General Manager written exam, you will be called for an Interview in the ratio of 1:3. The weightage of Online Exam and Interview is 90% and 10% respectively. In the online test, you need to secure a minimum of 50% marks if you belong to General (UR) and EWS categories to be shortlisted for the interview. If you belong to SC, ST, OBC or Person with Benchmark Disabilities categories, the minimum cut-off marks are 45%  to get through to the interview round. It is advised to bring all your valid documents to the interview round. You can only appear for an Interview after successful document verification by the conditioning body.

FCI Assistant General Manager Syllabus

Section Topics
Reasoning, Data Analysis, Numerical Ability
  • Reasoning: Verbal Reasoning, Syllogism, Circular Seating Arrangement, Linear Seating Arrangement, Caselet Double Lineup, DI Scheduling, Input-Output, Blood Relations, Directions and Distances, Ordering and Ranking, Coding and Decoding, Code Inequalities, Course of Action, Critical Reasoning, Analytical and Decision Making.
  • Data Analysis: Tabular Graph, Line Graph, Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Radar Graph, Missing Case, Let it Case DI, Data Sufficiency, Probability, Permutation and Combination.
  • Numerical Ability: Data Interpretation, Inequalities (Quadratic Equations), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems, HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns.
General Awareness, Current Affairs Current Affairs, Banking Terms, Geography, Economy, Current national & International events, Banking, Sports,Culture and Religion, Discoveries, Diseases and Nutrition, Award and Authors.
Management Study of the concept of development of Management as science and art drawing upon the contributions of leading thinkers of management and apply the concepts to the real life of government and business decision making keeping in view the changes in the strategic and operative environment. Definition of Management, Evolution of Management, Managerial Functions- Planning, Organizing, controlling; Decision making; Role of Manager, Social responsibility and managerial ethics; Types of Business organization, Organization culture and Environment – Current trends and issues in Management. Motivation – motivation theories – motivational techniques, leadership.
  • Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics, ethics- in private and public relationships. Human Values lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family society and educational institutes in inculcating values.
  • Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.
  • Public service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; corporate governance.
  • Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity; Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work Culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.
Agriculture, Agriculture Economy and Computer Awareness
  • Agriculture: Physical and social environment as factors of crop distribution and production, Agro ecology; cropping pattern, Environment pollution and associated hazards to crops, animals and humans. Green House effect and global warming. Soil- Physical, chemical and biological properties, Soils of India, Soil conservation, integrated watershed management, soil erosion and its management, water use efficiency in relation to crop production. Major crops- cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems, storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers
  • Agriculture Economy: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economic of animal – rearing. Food processing and related industries in India scope and significance, supply chain management. Land reforms in India, Agriculture production economics, agricultural marketing & Price analysis, price fluctuations
  • Computer Awareness: History of computers, Basics of hardware and software, Windows operating system Basics, Internet Terms and services, Basic functionalities of MS-Office (MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint), Networking and communication, Database basics Basics of hacking, Security tools and viruses, Memory, Keyboard Shortcuts, Computer Related Terms Abbreviations.

FCI Assistant General Manager Syllabus (Relevant Discipline)

Section Topics
Assistant General Manager (Technical)
  • Agriculture: Basic principles of Crop (Cereals & Pulses) production, Statistics of Indian Agriculture (Cereals & Pulses), Introductory Genetics, Crop Protection, Basics of Plant Pathology, Food & Agriculture Microbiology, Nutrition (Animal & Plant), Postharvest care of cereals& Pulses, Basic Principle of Preservation of Foodgrains, Agriculture Extension, Photosynthesis and Respiration.
  • Biotechnology: Microbes: Beneficial & Harmful, Genetic Engineering, Biotechnological Principles, Economic Biotechnology, Pathogens & Control, recent trends.
  • Entomology: Basic Entomology, Economic Entomology, Beneficial and harmful insects, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Storage Grain Insect pest, Vertebrate Pests, Classification of Insecticides and their Mode of Action.
  • Chemistry: Physical Chemistry: Structure of Atoms, Chemical Bonding, Radioactivity; Inorganic Chemistry: Periodic table, Basics Metals & Non-metals; Organic Chemistry: Basics of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, aldehydes and acids, Biochemistry (Carbohydrates, Proteins & fats).
  • PFA Act, 1964, Food Safety and Standards Act,2006/Food Safety and Standards Regulations 2011, Right to Information Act,2005 and National Food Security Act, 2013.
Assistant General Manager (Accounts)
  • Basic Accounting concept including preparation of books of accounts and Accounting Standards.
  • Financial Management: Analysis of Financial statement; Budgeting & Budgetary control; Working Capital management; Capital Budgeting & Ratio Analysis.
  • Taxation: Income Tax including filing of return, TDS, Advance Tax etc; Goods& Services Tax.
  • Auditing: Auditing Concepts and Methods; Internal & External Audit of Companies.
  • Commercial Laws: Contract Act; Companies Act; Sales of Goods Act; Negotiable Instrument Act; Consumer Protection Act; RTI Act.
  • Basic of Computers: Operating System; Browsers; Email; Memory (Internal, External, portable); Chats; Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel); Networks.
Assistant General Manager (Law) Constitution of India (with emphasis on service law and writ jurisdiction of High Court & Supreme Court, Fundamental Rights), Procedural Law (Civil Procedural Code 1908, Indian Evidence Act 1872 and Limitation Act 1963), Indian Contract Act 1872 including Specific Relief Act 1963, Commercial Law (Company Law 2013, Indian Partnership Act 1932, Limited Liability Partnership Act 2008, The Competition Act 2002), Labour Law (Industrial Dispute Act 1947, Employees Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provision Act 1952, Contract Labor (Regulation & Abolition) Act 1970, Minimum Wages Act 1948, Payment of Gratuity Act 1972, Payment of Wages Act 1936, The Employees Compensation Act 1923 , Industrial Employment ( Standing Orders) Act 1946), Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996, National Food Security Act 2013, The Food safety and standards Act 2006, Prevention of Corruption Act 1988, Information Technology Act 2000, Right to Information Act 2005, (xii) Goods and Services Tax 2017
Medical Officer
  • General Medicine: Cardiology, Respiratory diseases, Gastro‐intestinal, Genito‐Urinary, Neurology, Hematology, Endocrinology, Metabolic disorders, Infections/Communicable Diseases( Virus, Rickets, Bacterial, Spirochetal, Protozoan, Metazoan, Fungus), Nutrition/Growth, Diseases of the skin (Dermatology), Musculoskeletal System, Psychiatry, General, Emergency Medicine, Common Poisoning, Snake bite, Tropical Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Emphasis on medical procedures, Patho physiological basis of diseases, Vaccines preventable diseases and Non vaccines preventable diseases, Vitamin deficiency diseases, In psychiatry include – Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases and Schizophrenia.
  • Paediatrics: Common childhood emergencies, Basic new born care, Normal developmental milestones, Accidents and poisonings in children, Birth defects and counseling including autism, Immunization in children, Recognizing children with special needs and management, and National programmes related to child health.
  • General Surgery: Wounds, Infections, Tumours, Lymphatic, Blood vessels, Cysts/sinuses, Head and neck, Breast, Alimentary tract (Esophagus, Stomach, Intestines, Anus, Developmental), Liver, Bile, Pancreas, Spleen, Peritoneum, Abdominal wall, Abdominal injuries, Urological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T., Thoracic surgery, Orthopaedic surgery, Ophthalmology, Anaesthesiology, Traumatology, Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments, Pre‐operative and post-operative care of surgical patients, Medico legal and ethical issues of surgery, Wound healing, Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery, Shock patho‐physiology and management.
  • Gynaecology & Obstetrics
    • Obstetrics: Ante‐natal conditions, Intra‐natal conditions, Post‐natal conditions, Management of normal labours or complicated labour.
    • Gynaecology: Questions on applied anatomy, Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization, Questions on infections in genital tract, Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract, Questions on displacement of the uterus, Normal delivery and safe delivery practices, High risk pregnancy and management, Abortions, Intra Uterine growth retardation, Medico legal examination in obgy and Gynae including Rape.
    • Family Planning: Conventional contraceptives, U.D. and oral pills, Operative procedure, sterilization and organization of programmes in the urban and rural surroundings, Medical Termination of Pregnancy.
  • Preventive Social and Community Medicine: Social and Community Medicine, Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine, Health Administration and Planning, General Epidemiology, Demography and Health Statistics, Communicable Diseases, Environmental Health, Nutrition and Health, Non‐communicable diseases, Occupational Health, Genetics and Health, International Health, Medical Sociology and Health Education, Maternal and Child Health, National Programmes, Management of common health problems, Ability to monitor national health programmes, Knowledge of maternal and child wellness, Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health problems including malnutrition and emergencies.

FCI Assistant General Manager Salary 2021

Post Salary
FCI Assistant General Manager (General Administration) Rs. 60,000 – 1,80,000/-
Assistant General Manager (Technical) Rs. 60,000 – 1,80,000/-
Assistant General Manager (Accounts) Rs. 60,000 – 1,80,000/-
Assistant General Manager (Law) Rs. 60,000 – 1,80,000/-
Medical Officer Rs. 50,000 – 1,60,000/-
Post Educational Criteria
FCI Assistant General Manager (General Administration)
  • Post Graduate degree or equivalent from a recognized University/Institutes recognized by Central Govt. (or body authorized by it) with minimum 55% marks; OR
  • Bachelor‟s Degree in Law or 5 years Integrated Course in Law from recognized University with minimum 55% marks.
  • NOTE: In case of SC/ST/PwBD candidates, the minimum percentage of marks shall be 50%instead of 55%.
Assistant General Manager (Technical)
  • B.Sc. in Agriculture from a recognized University with minimum 55% marks. OR
  • B.Tech degree or B.E degree in Food Science from a recognized University/ an institution approved by the AICTE with minimum 55% marks; OR
  • B.Tech degree or B.E degree in Food Science & Technology or Food Technology or Food Processing Technology or Food Process Engineering or Food Processing or Food Preservation Technology from a recognized University/ an institution approved by the AICTE with minimum 55% marks. OR
  • B.Tech. degree or BE degree in Agricultural Engineering from a recognized University/an institution approved by the AICTE with minimum 55% marks. OR
  • B.Tech degree or B.E degree in Bio-Technology or Industrial Bio-Technology or Bio-Technology or Bio-Chemical Engineering or Agricultural BioTechnology from a recognized University/ an institution approved by the AICTE with minimum 55% marks
  • Note: In case of SC/ST/ PwBD candidates, the minimum percentage of marks shall be 50% instead of 55%.
Assistant General Manager (Accounts)
  • Associate membership of i) The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India; OR
  • The Institute of Cost Accountants of India; OR
  • The Institute of Company Secretaries of India Assistant General Manager (Law) D Full time Degree in Law from a recognized University/Institute:
  • EXPERIENCE: Minimum 5 years‟ experience as a practicing Lawyer in Civil matters representing his clients in at least 3 cases in every year or 5 years‟ experience as a Law Officer in Central Government/State Government/Central Government PSU/State Government PSU in the IDA scale of Rs.16400-40500 or CDA scale of Rs. 9300- 34800 (Grade Pay 5400) (or corresponding in pre/post revised scales).
  • NOTE: –
    • Combination of experience as Lawyer and Law officer is permitted for determining the eligibility.
    • The experience as Lawyer is to be evidenced by Enrolment Certificate as an Advocate along with certified copies of Vakalatnama filed by the candidate or self – attested copies of cause list or self –attested copies of Court Orders/Judgements or self –attested copies of case status obtained from the respective court websites, as proof of appearing as an Advocate for his client in respect of atleast 3 cases in each year of the qualifying experience, which are verifiable from the concerned Court, reflecting the name of the candidate as in the Application form.
    • Candidates working as Law Officer are required to furnish certificate of experience along with Pay Scale specifying the Basic pay in the service in Central Government/State Government/Central Government PSU/State Government PSU for the relevant period, apart from proof of Educational qualification, age.
Medical Officer M.B.B.S. (Registered and completed the prescribed House Surgery) (either completed the Internship in 1962 or undergone Internment and a compulsory surgency for a period of one year. Rotary House Surgency for one year).
  • Experience: 3 years experience in any organized Medical Institution, preferably in a labour Organization.
  • [Experience as House Surgeon/Resident Doctor while pursuing MD Course would reckon as experience, provided it is acquired after completing Internship.]