FCI Junior Engineer 2022 – Check Exam Schedule Here!

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FCI Junior Engineer Exam Dates Out on 9th December 2022. The tentative exam dates are 1st, 7th, 14th, 21st, and 29th January 2023. The admit cards for the same will be released 10days prior to the scheduled exam date. The Food Corporation of India released the official notification for the FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment 2022.  A total number of 53 vacancies are released for the post. 'read this article completely to get all important details pertaining to the recruitment process including syllabu

s, admit card, salary, exam pattern and much more.

  • The application process for the FCI Junior Engineer 2022 started on 6th September 2022 and will end on 5th October 2022.
  • The pay scale of Junior Engineer, both Civil and Electrical Mechanical Engineer will Rs. 34,000/- to Rs. 1,03,400/-.
  • The applicable age limit for the post of Junior Engineer is 18- 28 years; which remains the same in all the zones.
  • Candidates can apply for a single post in one zone only, in case of multiple applications, the application will be cancelled.

Candidates who feature in the final merit list of the FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment 2022 will be deployed as Junior Engineers across the different zones under the Food Corporation of India. Know more about FCI JE 2022 in this article.

FCI Junior Engineer Exam Updates

9th December 2022: FCI Assistant JE Exam Date Out!

The candidates must note that the tentative exam dates have been released by FCI. The exam is tentatively scheduled on 1st, 7th, 14th, 21st and 29th January 2023 and the admit cards of the same will be released 10 days prior to the exam. Check out the official notice below.

Download FCI JE Exam Date Notice

6th September 2022: FCI Junior Engineer Apply Online Link Activated!

The Food Corporation of India has activated the apply online link for the candidates to apply for the FCI Junior Engineer 2022. Candidates can apply for the application till 5th October 2022. Check out the direct link provided below and apply for the FCI Junior Engineer Application.

Direct Link to Apply for FCI Junior Engineer 2022

8th May 2022: FCI JE 2022 Vacancy Short Notice Released!

FCI has released a new notice for 12 posts of JE EME and 32 posts for JE Civil. The details are mentioned in the short notification mentioned below. Candidates can check the same for further details.

FCI JE 2022 Recruitment for 44 posts Short Notice PDF!

1st April 2022: FCI JE DV Admit Card & Schedule Out

The FCI JE DV admit card and DV schedule have been released for the waiting list candidates. This is with reference to the advt. no. 01/2019-FCI Cat 3.

Direct Link To Download FCI JE DV Admit Card
Download FCI JE DV Schedule

FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment Important Information

FCI JE 2022 Overview

Exam Conducting Authority

Food Corporation of India

Official Website

FCI website

Name of the Post

Junior Engineer

Total Vacancies

63

Application Start Date 6th September 2022
Last Date to Apply 5th October 2022

Selection Process

Online Test & Skill Test

Admit Card release date

10 days prior to the examination

Exam Date and Time

1st, 7th, 14th, 21st and 29th January 2023

Result Date

To be announced

Download FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment Notification Here

FCI Junior Engineer Vacancy 

The Food Corporation of India has released a total number of 63 vacancies for FCI Junior Engineer 2022. Candidates can check out the vacancy released for each zone from the table below.

Zone 

Number of Vacancy

North Zone

30

South Zone

05

East Zone

09

West Zone

07

NE Zone

12

Total 

63

FCI Junior Engineer Application Process 2022

The application process for the FCI Junior Engineer 2022 started on 6th September 2022. Candidates can apply for the application till 5th October 2022. Before starting the online application process for the advertised vacancies, candidates should keep scanned copies of their signatures and photograph ready. If online payment of the application fee is to be made, then debit card/credit card/ net banking details must be kept ready. The detailed steps for FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment Application 2022 are described below.

Direct Link to Apply for FCI Junior Engineer 2022

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Step 1: Visit the official website and click on the option “Current Recruitment”. Then select the option “Category- III recruitment” and click on that.

Step 2: Choose your zone, and you will see an option “Apply Online”, click on that.

Step 3: You will be navigated to a new page. Click on the option “Click here for New Registration” enter the details that are asked and click on submit button.

Step 4: You will be provided with the registration number and password. Save that for future reference.

Step 5: Fill in these details while logging in. Now fill out the application form carefully and upload scanned copies of the documents that are asked. Verify all the details and then click on the submit button.

Step 6: Deposit the fee online with the available options and download the e-receipt of the same.

Step 7: Make sure to download the hard copy of the application fee and e-receipt as it might be required in the future.

FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment Application Fee 

  • Ex-servicemen who are already recruited in Group C and D posts and serving on a regular basis will not be offered any concession with respect to the application fee and reservation under Ex-servicemen category. However, they will be offered relaxation in their age limits.
  • Exemption of fee for SC, ST, Women, ex-servicemen (who are not already recruited) and Serving defence personnel.
  • The application fee for other applicants shall be Rs.500, excluding banking charges.

Important Document Needed for Document Verification

The following documents must be produced during the process of document verification; so the same should be kept readily available.

  • Reserved Category Certificate (in the format issued by FCI)
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC) (who are already employed in any department of Government)
  • Relevant Degree and DMC Certificate.
  • Income and Asset Certificate for EWS.
  • Certificate as proof of age relaxation claim. 
  • Proof of Date of Birth: Certificate of Matriculation/Higher Secondary.
  • Certificate as proof of fee concession 
  • Certificate of Disability
  • Experience certificate issued by Competent Authority. 
  • Certificate for serving Defence personnel
  • Certificate regarding Physical Limitation for an examinee to write

FCI Junior Engineer Selection Process 2022

As the FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment 2022 selection process is divided into one stage only. The stage is mentioned below.

Stage I: Online Test

FCI Junior Engineer Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates are advised to check the FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment 2022 Eligibility Criteria thoroughly before starting their online application process. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria in terms of age limit, qualification, and nationality carefully, otherwise the candidature may be cancelled at any stage if it is found that the candidate does not meet the specified eligibility guidelines. 

Age Limit (as of 01.08.2022)

  • The age limit for the candidates appearing for FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment is between 18-28 years.

Kindly go through the table given below to know about the age limit relaxations applicable for different categories.

Category

Upper age limit (after relaxation)

OBC

31 years

SC/ST

33 years

FCI Employee

50 years

PwBD 

38 years

PwBD belonging to SC/ST

43 years

PwBD belonging to OBC

41 years

Widows/Divorced/Women judiciously separated and not remarried under UR

Up to 35 years

Widows/Divorced/Women judiciously separated and not remarried under OBC

Up to 38 years

Widows/Divorced/Women judiciously separated and not remarried under SC/ST

Up to 40 years

It is to be noted that for Ex-servicemen, the upper age limit is calculated by deducting the length of military service from the actual age and that must not exceed the upper age limit by more than –

  • 3 years for UR
  • 6 years for OBC
  • 8 years for SC/ST

Educational Qualification

For the post of Junior Engineer Civil Engineer

  • The candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering/ Diploma in Civil Engineering from any of the recognized universities of India. Along with that, one year of work experience is necessary for diploma holders.

For the post of Junior Engineer Electrical Mechanical

  • It is mandatory to have a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering. OR
  • Candidates may have a diploma in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • For diploma holders, it is mandatory to have one-year work experience

Nationality

  • Candidate can be an Indian Citizen/ Subject of Nepal or Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee who has settled in India before 1st January 1962 
  • Individuals of Indian origin who have migrated from select countries and are now settled permanently in India are also eligible to apply. 

FCI Junior Engineer Syllabus 2022

Food Corporation of India releases the detailed FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment 2022 syllabus on their official website as well as the official notification. Candidates are advised to read the FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment 2022 syllabus thoroughly and only then begin their preparations. The detailed syllabus for the online exam, including both phase 1 and phase 2 is mentioned below.

Phase-I Syllabus

As Phase- I of the online test shall be common for both the posts, i.e. Junior Engineer- Civil and Junior Engineer- Electrical/Mechanical. So, it will be easier for the candidates to prepare for it thoroughly.

Subjects of Phase- I are mentioned below:

Subject

Syllabus

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Error Detection
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Antonyms/Synonyms
  • Para Jumble
  • Sentence rearrangement

Reasoning Ability

  • Alphabetical Series
  • Syllogism
  • Inequality
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Direction & Distance
  • Blood Relation

Numerical Aptitude

  • Simplification/Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Interpretation
  • Number Series
  • Arithmetic Problems

Phase-II Syllabus

Phase- II consists of two papers, i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II. The syllabus of Paper- I will be similar for both the posts.

Subjects that are asked in Paper – 1 of Phase-II are:

  • General Aptitude that involves Reasoning/ General Intelligence
  • English Language
  • Computer Proficiency
  • General Awareness
  • Current Events
  • Data Analysis/ Numerical Ability/ Data Interpretation

But in Paper- II of Phase- II, the syllabus for Junior Engineer- Civil and Junior Engineer- Electrical/Mechanical varies. So candidates should prepare accordingly.

Subjects of Paper- 2 of Phase- II for Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering- Post Code A):

  • Building Materials
  • Surveying
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Estimating, Costing and Valuation
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Environments Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Concrete Technology
  • RCC Designs
  • Steel Design
  • Construction Management

Subjects of Paper- 3 of Phase-II for Junior Engineer (Electrical Mechanical Engineering- Post Code B):

  • Concepts of current, voltage, power, energy and their units
  • Circuit law, AC Fundamentals
  • Measurement and measuring instruments 
  • Electrical Machines, Synchronous Machines
  • Generation, Transmission and Distribution of power in different power stations, Estimation and costing
  • Utilization of Electrical Energy, Basic Electronics, Theory of Machines and Machine Design
  • Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Thermal Engineering, Air standard Cycles for IC engines
  • Rankine cycle of steam, Air Compressors & their cycles, Boilers Refrigeration cycles, Production Engineering

FCI Junior Engineer Exam Pattern 

FCI Junior Engineer Exam Pattern is mentioned in detail in the official recruitment notification issued by FCI. The detailed description of the exam pattern for both the phases of the online test is given below. Candidates must read it thoroughly and understand the FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment 2022 Exam Pattern to have a better chance at scoring the desired marks. 

FCI Junior Engineer Exam Pattern for Online Exam 2022

The online exam is divided into two phases: Phase I and Phase II. Phase I is common for all the posts. The detailed exam patterns of both phase 1 and phase 2 are mentioned below.

Phase 1

  • The questions asked in Phase 1 will be Objective Type
  • The total number of questions asked in Phase 1 will be 100, and each question carries 1 mark. So the maximum marks for the Phase 1 paper shall be 100 marks.
  • The total time duration will be 1 hour (60 minutes).
  • All the questions will be Multiple Choice Questions.
  • The marks scored in Phase 1 will not be calculated while making the final merit list.

Paper

Number of questions

Total Marks

Version

Exam Duration

Negative Marking

English Language

25

 

25

 

English

15 minutes

1/4th to every wrong answer. 

Reasoning Ability

25

25

Bilingual (both Hindi and English)

15 minutes

Numerical Aptitude

25

25

Bilingual

15 minutes

General Studies 25 25 Bilingual 15 minutes
Total 100 100   60 minutes

Phase 2

The Phase 2 exam will comprises for two papers – Paper I and Paper II. Go through the below tables to understand the exam patterns for these two papers.

Paper I

  • The total number of questions asked in Paper 1 will be 120.
  • The total time duration of Paper I will be 90 minutes.
  • All the questions will be Multiple Choice Questions.
  • For each correct answer candidates will get 1 mark.

Paper

Number of questions

Total Marks

Version

Exam Duration

Negative Marking

English Language

25

 

25

 

English

20 minutes

1/4th to every wrong answer. 

Reasoning Ability

25

25

Bilingual (both Hindi and English)

20 minutes

Numerical Aptitude

25

25

Bilingual

20 minutes

General Studies 45 45 Bilingual 30 minutes
Total 120 120   90 minutes

Paper II

  • In Paper 2, a total of 60 multiple choice questions will be asked on Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering to access the post-specific technical knowledge of the relevant stream. The time duration of the exam will be 60 minutes.

FCI Junior Engineer Exam Date 2022

Details pertaining to the FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment Exam Date is published by the corporation on its official website as well as the notification. This year, the official notification has not been released as of now, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. So, the candidates must refer to the official website of FCI periodically for important updates pertaining to the FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment 2022 Exam Date. The exam notification shall also be shared on the registered mobile number and email id of the candidates. 

FCI Junior Engineer Admit Card 2022

FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment 2022 Call Letter is released on the official website of the corporation around 15 days prior to the exam date. Candidates must download the call letter from the official website of FCI as soon as it is released and take a printout for the examination day. Candidates shall receive a message on their registered mobile numbers and e-mail ID whenever the call letters will be posted on the website. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to download the call letter.

Step 1: Visit the FCI careers page.

Step 2: Under “Current Advertisement” click on “Category III Recruitment”.

Step 3: Now choose your zone and find the link that says “Download Call Letter”, click on that.

Step 4: Fill in all the details, including the Registration number and password. You will be navigated to the new page where you can see the call letter.

Step 5: Download it and paste the Passport size photograph on the printed copy of the call letter. The passport size photograph should be similar to the one that was uploaded while registering, and the same photograph shall be carried in the examination hall.

All the details pertaining to the exam, i.e. examination venue, date, timing, and guidelines are printed on the admit card. Candidates need to carry a printed copy of the call letter along with a valid government-issued ID on the examination day. Otherwise, candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination venue. 

FCI Junior Engineer Cut-Off 2022

Food Corporation of India officially releases the FCI Junior Engineer cut off on the official website only along with the final result. As such, there is no separate notification released for the cut off list issued by the corporation. However, candidates, thrice the number of available vacancies shall be called for the document verification process after the Phase 2 examination. The final merit list depends on a number of factors like, 

  • The total number of applicants 
  • The difficulty level of the examination
  • Advertised vacancies
  • Marks scored by other candidates

FCI Junior Engineer Answer Key 

FCI does not release any official answer key FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment 2022. It is to be noted that the result uploaded by the FCI is considered to be the final and no further queries shall be entertained whatsoever. But any query with respect to question paper shall be brought to the notice within 3 days. After that, no query will be accepted.

FCI Junior Engineer Result 2022

FCI Junior Engineer Result is released on the official website of the corporation a few weeks after the exam. Candidates can check the result for FCI Junior Engineer Recruitment Exam 2022 on the official website by following the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Go to the official website and click on the link titled ‘Current Recruitment’ on the home page. 

Step 2: Click on ‘Category III Recruitment’ and choose your zone.

Step 3: Now find the link that reads ‘Check the result of Phase 1/Phase 2’ and click on it.

Step 4: You can see the result on your screen. Kindly take a printout of the result and keep it safe as you may need it at later stages. 

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