FCI Recruitment 2012-13 for 6545 Assistant Grade III vacancies

Food Corporation of India has published its latest combined recruitment notification for the post of Assistant Grade III in different categories such as General, Depot, Accounts and Technical cadres. This job opportunity is announced as part of FCI Recruitment 2013 for a total of 6545 vacancies available across five zones. Accordingly, applications are invited from Indian nationals who fulfill all the necessary eligibility criteria to come forward and apply online through the dedicated registrations portal made available by Staff Selection Commission. In this regard, it can be also mentioned that SSC will be conducting this FCI Recruitment 2012-13 on behalf of Food Corporation of India. The selected candidates will not be considered as Central Government Civilian Employees and as such they will also not be able to avail relaxation of age which is otherwise admissible.

The important job details such as the number of available vacancies, salary etc were made available in the official notification which is presented below in the following table.

Name of the Post Category Pay Scale Total Vacancies Age Limit
Assistant Grade III General Rs. 9300-22940 0858 27
Accounts 0650
Technical 3281
Depot 1756

Since only a single employment notice was provided for all the five Category III zones i.e. North, East, West, South and North East zone - the distribution of posts for each zone filtered by the reservations for different categories against each of the job positions are provided in the following table.

Post Name Zone Vacancies
SC ST OBC PWD EXSM UR
General North  096 020 120 015 074 280
East 013 010 013 003 010 049
South 023 006 042 005 023 085
West 004 009 008 002 009 041
North East 002 012 002 000 002 023
Accounts North 054 003 056 008 034 185
East 026 014 028 004 020 074
South 021 005 036 004 019 072
West 003 007 006 001 007 031
North East 004 025 013 002 012 047
Technical North 027 365 020 321 050 239
East 077 037 083 011 060 214
South 103 023 187 019 091 318
West 050 079 092 014 069 253
North East 005 033 014 003 015 061
Depot North 134 000 151 019 089 332
East 022 009 021 004 016 063
South 111 030 199 022 107 398
West 029 047 055 009 041 155


FCI Recruitment 2012-13 for 6545 vacancies - Eligibility Criteria


  • AG-III General: Candidates should be a graduate and must be proficient is operating computer. Degree in this respect may be from any streams of study but from a recognized university.
  • AG-III Accounts: This post is intended for candidates belonging to Commerce background in graduation level. Those having a B.Com. degree with knowledge of computer may apply.
  • AG-III Technical: Candidates who are having B.Sc degree in either Zoology, Botany, Food Science, Bio-Technology, Microbiology, Bio-Chemistry or Agriculture may apply. B.Tech or B.E. degree holders in the disciplines of Food Science, Food Science & Technology, Bio Technology or Agricultural Engineering are also eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Grade III in Technical cadre. Having proficiency in computer usage is also a mandatory requirement.
  • AG-III Depot: The prescribed criteria for this post is same as that of the General category.

FCI Assistant Grade III Recruitment 2013 Exam Pattern and Syllabus


As part of the selection process, SSC would be conducting a written examination consisting of two papers each carrying 200 marks. It will be of objective type. There are three papers i.e. Paper I, II & III where Paper III will have questions of degree level whereas the questions in Paper I & II will be of Higher Secondary level. Those applying in General, Accounts and Depot category will have to appear in the first two paper whereas the applicants of Technical cadre will have to appear in Paper I & III.

Paper Subjects Questions Marks Exam Timings
I General Intelligence 50 50 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon*
General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Language 50 50
II Quantitative Methods 50 100 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM*
English Language & Comprehension 100 100
III Biological Sciences 200 200 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon*
* 40 minutes extra time for Candidates belonging to Visually Handicapped Category

SSC will also conduct a Computer Proficiency Test and candidates needs to qualify in it to be eligible for selection. On qualifying in the CPT, the performance of the candidates in the written examination (both papers) will be taken into account for final selection. Posting of candidates in specific zones will be determined by the options preferred by the candidate and availability of posts in that zone.

FCI AG-III Recruitment 2013 Important Dates and Schedule


The notification provided with regards to this Recruitment in FCI 2012-13 has mentioned the dates for various phase of the recruitment process. For instance, the closing date to apply is 21st September 2012 which is however extended to 28th September 2012 for candidates applying from certain far flung areas as listed in the notification. The written examination of Paper I is scheduled to be held on 11th November 2012 while that of the Paper II & III will be conducted tentatively on 6th January 2013.

Due to constraint of space, we will be updating the application procedures and some other important instructions pertaining to payment of fee using FCI Recruitment 2013 Challan Form etc in a separate article. You may also obtain those information from the FCI Job Notification 2013 attached below.

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