October 26, 2016


Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will be conducting the recruitment drive for various posts in the Food Corporation of India. Every year, the FCI releases vacancies details as per the requirements in its Zonal and Sub-Zonal offices. The recruitment is huge in numbers and hence provides an excellent opportunity for the candidates who want to get into a secure job.

Some General FAQs about the FCI Eligibility Criteria

Q.1 What is the Age limit for the FCI Recruitment 2016?

A.The candidates applying for the post of Junior Engineer must not cross the stipulated age limit of 28 years. For other jobs, the maximum age limit is 27 years. The candidates must also note that the age will be calculated till 1.1.2016.

Q.2 Will the candidates be eligible for the Age relaxation? What are the criteria?

A. yes. The candidates will be eligible for the age relaxation as per the constitutional affirmation policies enacted by the Government of India. The Age relaxation criterions are as follows:

OBC= 03 Years

SC/ST= 05 years

PWD= 10 years

Ex-servicemen= as per the service

Widows, Divorced and Separated Women = 35 years (General), 38 years( OBC) and 40 years (SC/ST)

Q.3 Are those candidates who have diploma and BE degree, applicable for the FCI Recruitment ?

A. Yes. Those who possess the Diploma and BE degree courses are eligible as per the FCI Eligibility Criteria 2016 for the post of Junior Engineer but the department of degree must be in the following courses:

Civil engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Q.4 What are the eligibility criteria for the other jobs in FCI?

A. For all the other jobs, the minimum educational qualification is the Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized University under UGC.

Q.5 Are Final Year/Semester students eligible to apply?

A. No. Only those candidates who qualify to be bachelors before 1.1.2016 are eligible to apply for any of the posts underlined by FCI.

Q.6 I have Completed MBA in Finance. Can I Apply for AG-III (Accounts)?

A. No, you are not eligible to apply as per the brochure of the FCI Recruitment . The candidates must have done B.Com to apply for the Accounts part of the AG-III. If you have studied B.Com in Undergraduate, then you are eligible to apply.

Q.7 Can Candidates apply for any Zone while residing in any other Zone?

A. Yes. The candidates can apply for any Zone while residing in any other Zone but they should apply for any one post and in any one zone only.

Q.8 where do I get the Form for Age relaxation?

A. The candidates can get the requisite for the age relaxation for the SC/STY, PWD, and Ex-Servicemen as the annexure in the FCI Recruitment Form itself.