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FCI 2019 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit and Qualifications

Feb 28, 2019 16:06 IST
    FCI 2019 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit and Qualifications
    FCI 2019 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit and Qualifications

    This year Food Corporation of India (FCI) has invited online applications from eligible candidates for the posts of Junior Engineer (JE) (Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering), Assistant Grade II (AG II) (Hindi), Steno Grade-II, Typist (Hindi) and Assistant Grade - III (AG III) (General/ Accounts/ Technical/ Depot) for total 4103 vacancies. The online test will comprise of Phase-I and Phase-II exams. Candidates can start filling the Application Form from 28th February to 30th March 2019 (Revised) ensuring that they possess/fulfill all eligibility conditions prescribed in the official notification released by FCI.

    Below are the Important Dates of FCI 2019 Exam:

    FCI 2019 Exam

    Important Dates

    Online Registration/Application Date

    28th February to 30th March 2019 (Revised)

    Admit Card Issue Dates

    15 Days Prior to Exam

    Date of Online Test

    Tentatively in the month of April/May, 2019

    Click here to know the Online Application Process for FCI 2019 Recruitment

    Food Corporation of India (FCI) is one of the largest Public Sector Undertakings ensuring the food security of the Nation. Before applying for the FCI posts, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility norms including age, upper age limit, educational qualification(s) and Work Experience. So, let’s look at the Eligibility Criteria for the various posts under the FCI 2019 Recruitment drive:

    UPPER AGE LIMIT AND RELAXATION

    As on 1st January 2019, the maximum age limit for different post codes is as below:

    Name of Post

    Post Code

    Maximum Age limit as on 1st January 2019

    General

    OBC

    SC/ST

    J.E. (Civil Engineering)

    A

    28

    31

    33

    J.E. (Electrical

    Mechanical)

    B

    28

     

    31

    33

    Steno. Grade- II

    C

    25

    28

    30

    AG-II (Hindi)

    D

    28

    31

    33

    Typist (Hindi)

    E

    25

    28

    30

    AG-III (General)

    F

    27

    30

    32

    AG-III (Accounts)

    G

    27

    30

    32

    AG-III (Technical)

    H

    27

    30

    32

    AG-III (Depot)

    I

    27

    30

    32

    Click here to know the Posting Zone List for FCI 2019 Recruitment

    Note:

    • There will not be any upper age limit in case of departmental (FCI) employee.

    • The aforesaid reservation and relaxation is not applicable to OBC candidates falling within the creamy layer.

    • No person shall be eligible for initial appointment unless he has attained the age of 18 years.

    • The prescribed age limit and relaxations shall be reckoned as on 1st January 2019.

    • The upper age limit is relaxed by 10 years for PwBD, 15 years for PwBD candidates belonging to SC/ST and 13 years for PwBD candidates belonging to OBC. Relaxation in age limit shall be applicable irrespective of the fact whether the post is reserved (for PwBD) or not, provided the post is identified for PwBD.

    • A PwBD candidate can apply, against vacancies reflected above, for a post even if there is no vacancy reserved for PwBD but that post has been identified as suitable for PwBD. However, such candidate will be considered for selection to such post by General standard of merit.

    • Age is additionally relaxable by 5 years for those applicants who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989.

    • Age Relaxation in Case of Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried up to 35 years, 38 Years and 40 Years for Unreserved, OBC and SC/ST respectively.

    • For Ex- Serviceman the Upper Age limit shall be relaxed as on 1st January 2019 by allowing the deduction of length of actual Military Service from his actual age and the resultant age should not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for the Post for which he is seeking appointment by more than 3 years (8 years in case of SC/ST; 6 years in case of OBC Candidates).

    Click here to know the Latest FCI JE, Steno, Typist and Assistant 2019 Exam Pattern

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION and WORK EXPERIENCE

    Below is the brief educational and professional qualification details of the different posts offered through FCI Recruitment 2019 Exam:

    Post

    Post Code

    Qualifications / Experience (as on January 01, 2019)

    J.E. (Civil Engineering)

    A

    Degree in Civil Engineering or Diploma in Civil Engineering with one year experience.

    J.E. (Electrical

    Mechanical)

    B

    Degree in Electrical Engineering Or Mechanical Engineering or Diploma in Electrical Engineering Or Mechanical Engineering  with one year experience in the case of Diploma holders only.

    Steno. Grade- II

    C

    Graduate along with O‘ level qualification of DOEACC and speed of 40 w.p.m. and 80 w.p.m. in typing and shorthand respectively or Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Application with speed of 40 w.p.m. and 80 w.p.m. in typing and shorthand respectively.

    AG-II (Hindi)

    D

    Essential:

    1. Degree of a recognized University with Hindi as the main subject.

    2. Proficiency in English.

    3. One year experience of translation from English to Hindi and vice-versa.

    Desirable:-

    Post Graduate qualification in Hindi.

    Typist (Hindi)

    E

    (1) Graduation or equivalent.

    (2) 30 W.P.M speed in Hindi Typing.

    (3) Preference will be given to the candidates knowing bilingual typing (English and Hindi) and Computer knowledge.

    AG-III (General)

    F

    Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with proficiency in use of computers.

    AG-III (Accounts)

    G

    Bachelor of Commerce from a recognized University with proficiency in use of computers.

    AG-III (Technical)

    H

    1. B.Sc. in Agriculture from a recognized University.

    Or

    B.Sc. with any of the following subject from a recognized University: Botany/ Zoology/ Bio-Technology/ Bio-Chemistry/ Microbiology/ Food Science.

    Or

    B. Tech/ BE in Food Science/ Food Science and Technology/

    Agricultural Engineering/ Bio-Technology from a recognized University/ an institution approved by AICTE.

    2. Proficiency in use of computers.

    AG-III (Depot)

    I

    Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with proficiency in use of computers.

    Note:

    • If a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of the Notice of examination, wherever applicable, order/ letter in respect of equivalent Educational Qualifications, will required to be produced by the candidates at the time of Document Verification and as and when required by FCI, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated, in respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications. The decision of FCI shall be final and binding in this regard.

    • Relevant experience should be after acquiring minimum required qualification for the relevant post.

    • The prescribed qualifications, experience, etc. shall be reckoned as on 1st January 2019.

    • Employees of the Central / State Govt. / Public Sector Undertakings and Departmental candidates (FCI Employee) may note that they will have to produce the ‘No Objection Certificate’ from their employer at the time of his/her initial document verification stage.

    • No person shall be eligible to apply who had previously been dismissed or compulsorily retired from the service of the Corporation or from a Department of a State or the Central Government or from any Public Sector Undertaking.

    • No person shall be eligible for appointment who has been convicted in a Court of law for any offence involving moral turpitude.

    Click here to know Detailed FCI 2019 Syllabus for Junior Engineer, Steno, Typist and Assistant Online Exam

    NATIONALITY/CITIZENSHIP

    Nationality: A candidate for appointment in the service of the Corporation shall be:

    1. a Citizen of India, or
    2. a subject of Nepal, or

    3. a subject of Bhutan, or

    4. a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

    5. a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda and United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

    Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (2), (3), (4) and (5) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been given by the Managing Director.

    Shortlisting in the Online Test and Skill test for any post without fulfilment of eligibility conditions will not confer any claim to the candidate for final selection to the post. Candidate must ensure to have fulfilled all the eligibility criteria, viz., qualification, experience, age, etc. as on 1st January 2019. Candidates, who fulfill all the eligibility criteria, will be issued Offer of Appointment as per merit list and as per vacancies.

    Below are the Important Dates of FCI 2019 Exam:

    FCI 2019 Exam

    Important Dates

    Online Registration/Application Date

    28th February to 30th March 2019

    Admit Card Issue Dates

    15 Days Prior to Exam

    Date of Online Test

    Tentatively in the month of April/May, 2019

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