FCI Syllabus 2020 - Subject Wise Syllabus for Prelims & Mains, Exam Pattern
FCI Syllabus 2020 - FCI will release FCI 2020 syllabus in online mode at its official website - www.fci.gov.in. The syllabus of FCI 2020 has important topics and chapters for effective preparations. Candidates must check FCI syllabus 2020 before starting their preparations. By checking the food corporation of India exam syllabus 2020, candidates can also make an effective preparation strategy and time table to devote equal time to all the topics. FCI recruitment 2020 will be conducted in three stages - prelims exam, mains exam and interview. As per the FCI exam pattern, candidates who qualify the prelims exam will be called for the mains exam. Food Corporation of India conducts FCi exam for the Steno Grade II, Typist (Hindi) and Assistant Grade III General/Accounts/Technical), Junior Engineer (Civil/Engineer/Mechanical) and Assistant Grade II. For more details about FCI syllabus 2020, candidates can check the article below.
FCI Syllabus 2020 - Preliminary Examination
The prelims exam of FCI comprises three sections Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability and English. The exam is conducted for one hour with 20 minutes sectional timing. Candidates can check FCI 2020 syllabus for prelims exam from the table given below.
FCI Prelims Exam Syllabus 2020
Coding & decoding
Mixture and Alligation
Time and Distance
Time and WorkSquare Roots
Profit and Loss
Basic comprehension and writing ability
FCI 2020 Syllabus - Mains Examination
The mains exam will conducted for 5 papers. Candidates have to appear for papers as per the posts they have applied. For more details, candidates can check the food corporation of India syllabus for mains exam table below.
FCI 2020 Exam Paper Details
J.E. (Civil Engineering)
Paper I and II
J.E. (Electrical Mechanical Engineering)
Paper I and II
Paper V only
Paper II and IV
Paper III only
Paper I only
Paper I and II
Paper I and II
Paper I only
FCI Syllabus 2020 For Junior Engineer Civil Engineering
Structural Engineering - Theory of structures, bending moment and shear force diagrams retaining walls, eccentric loads, slope deflection, critical load and columns, torsion etc.
Soil Mechanics - void ratio, porosity, saturation, water content, specific gravity of soil grains and unit weights, grain size, Atterberg’s limits, soil classification, plasticity chart, permeability, consolidation of soils.
Concrete Technology - Latest technology and uses of concrete, water cement ratio, work ability, mix design, placement, compaction, finishing and curing of concrete, quality control of concrete, repair and maintenance of concrete structure etc.
Steel Design - Steel design and construction of steel columns, beams, roof trusses, plate girders.
Construction Management - Construction scheduling Bar Chart, CPM and PERT etc.
RCC Designs - RCC flexural strength, shear strength, bond strength, design of single reinforced beams, retaining walls, water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State method and Working Stress method).
Building Materials - Physical and Chemical properties building stones, Timber and Wood based Products, cement (Portland), Asbestos products, laminates, bituminous materials, paints, varnishes etc.
Estimating, Costing and Valuation - Estimate, Plastering flexible pavements, Analysis of rates, earthwork, Brick , RCC work shuttering, Painting, Flooring, Tube well, isolates and combined footings, Steel Truss, Piles etc.
Transportation Engineering - Types of pavements, Design of flexible and rigid pavements, bituminous construction, rigid pavement joint, pavement maintenance, pavement materials – aggregates and bitumen, Railway Engineering.
Surveying - Principles of surveying, plane table surveying, theodolite, leveling and contouring, curvature, permanent adjustment of dumpy level, methods of contouring, tachometric survey etc.
Environmental Engineering - Quality of water, purification, distribution, sanitation, sewerage and sewage treatments.
Lab tests, bearing capacity of soils, plate load test, moisture content, standard penetration test etc.
Syllabus of FCI 2020 For Junior Engineer Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Air standard Cycles for IC engines
Boilers Refrigeration cycles
Transmission and Distribution of power in different power stations
Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials etc.
Concepts of current
Estimation and costing
FCI 2020 Syllabus For Assistant Grade-II (Hindi) and Typist (Hindi)
Translation - 2 Passages, one each from Hindi to English and vice-versa or candidates applying for the
FCI Syllabus 2020 For Assistant Grade-III Accounts
Auditing: – (a) Auditing concepts and methods, (b) Internal & External audit of companies
Basic Accounting concept including preparation of books of accounts
Taxation including Income Tax and Goods and Services Tax
Basic of Computers: (a) Operating System, (b) Browsers, (c) Email, (d) Memory (Internal, External, portable), (e) Chats, (f) Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), (g) Networks
Syllabus of FCI 2020 For Assistant Grade-III Technical
Botany - Cell Biology :Tissue , Organ & Organ System, Genetics, Plant Classification, Diversity, Ecology.
Chemistry - Chemical bonding, Organic Chemistry : Basics of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, aldehydes and acids, Inorganic Chemistry , Chemistry in daily life.
Physics - Measurements, Basic Physics, Light, Electricity.
Agriculture - Statics of Indian Agriculture (Cereals & Pulses), Elementary entomology, Plant Protection, Agricultural Economics.
Life Process - Photosynthesis, Respiration , Circulation, Movement etc, Basics of Biochemistry.
Zoology - Animal Cell & Tissue, Organ System, Heredity & Variation, Animal Classification, Micro Organism, Insects & Rodents.
FCI Syllabus 2020 For Steno Grade II
Computer Knowledge (with specific reference to MS Word and Internet)
The exam conducting authorities prescribes the exam pattern in its official notification. FCI prelims exam will be conducted for one hour with 20 minutes of sectional timing. The food corporation of India mains exam will be conducted for 5 papers, candidates have to appear for exam as per the post they have filled in FCI application form. For more details candidates can check the table given below.
FCI 2020 Exam Pattern For Prelims
Number of questions
FCI 2020 Exam Preparation Tips
Prepare a time table for proper time management.
Go through FCI syllabus thoroughly before starting preparations.
Practice previous year FCI question papers.
Practice online mock tests regularly.
Check previous year FCI Exam Analysis for important topics.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - FCI Syllabus 2020 - Subject Wise Syllabus for Prelims & Mains, Exam Pattern
Question: How many stages are there in FCI recruitment?
There are three stages in FCI exam - prelims exam, mains exam and interview.
Question: What are the topics included in the FCI prelims exam?
The topics included in FCI prelims exam are - Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability and English.
Question: What are the credentials required to download the FCI admit card?
Candidates can download FCI admit card 2020 through registration number/roll number and password/date of birth.
Question: Is there any sectional timing in the FCI exam?
Yes, there is sectional timing in FCI prelims exam while there is no sectional timing in mains exam.