The Food Corporation of India is a Public Sector undertaking for food grain supply management. FCI Recruitment has invited the skilled candidates for posts in its offices wide spread in the country. Age limit and educational qualification varies for different posts but the candidate should at least be a graduate in the required field. To apply for these posts, the application forms can be downloaded from the SSC website. Offline forms are also available. The application fee is necessary for all the candidates except for the weighted categories i.e. SC/ST/Ex servicemen, Physically Handicapped and all women applicants. The fee amount also varies for different posts.
All candidates are informed to make certain their eligibility criteria in all respects before applying for the posts. It is necessary for a candidate to submit one application only, irrespective of the fact that they can apply for more than one post.
In FCI Recruitment procedure, the Staff Selection Commission or SSC conducts a written examination for the selection of the candidates. This is a special dispensation given to Staff Selection Commission by the Government of India. Any document should not be sent to SSC with the application or the application may consider rejected. This written exam is divided into four sub sections. These sections are General awareness, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Shortlisted candidates have to appear into other written exams based on the field of application. Quantitative methods and English Comprehension is common in all the II Level written exams.
An intensive study of the general arithmetic and English up to the matriculation standards are necessary to qualify in FCI Recruitment exams. The General awareness demands to be quick and apt with the facts of History, Geography, politics and economics. The level I and II are higher secondary level exams and the Level III exam is of Graduation level. The information asked in these exams is mostly available in the competition books. One may also take help of the books prescribed for the preparation of grade two and grade three exams. Time is a big factor in solving the questions so an aspirant must practice to solve the mathematical problems early and apply some logic to the reasoning section so that no time is lost while giving the examination. The Group II and III preparation books and CDs are available in the market for applying candidates, future aspirants, these are all full of extensive and exclusive study material which provides a great deal of help.