Food Corporation Of India opens up its recruitment process for 2019

Food Corporation Of India – Official notification from the Food Corporation of India revealed that the board has opened up its hiring process to fill up 4,103 vacancies. Candidates can now apply for the respective vacancies and file the candidature on or before March 25th, 2019.

As mentioned before, the applications have been rolled out by the Food Corporation of India from February 23, 2019, on their official website. Interested and eligible candidates can now apply online through the official website –

To help understand the volume of job opportunities available, here is a map that would help you understand the breakup of the same.

The Vacancies are spread across five different zones in the country – North, South, East, West and North East. Furthermore, each job designations have been allotted with a certain amount of vacancies in ratios deemed fit.



Total Vacancies – 1999
J.E (Civil Engineering) 46
J.E (Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) 30
Steno Grade II 43
AG-II (Hindi) 22
Typist  (Hindi) 16
AG– III (General) 256
AG– III (Accounts) 287
AG– III (Technical) 286
AG– III (Depot) 1013




Total Vacancies – 540
J.E (Civil Engineering) 26
J.E (Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) 15
Steno Grade II 07
AG-II (Hindi) 15
Typist  (Hindi) 02
AG– III (General) 159
AG– III (Accounts) 48
AG– III (Technical) 54
AG– III (Depot) 213




Total Vacancies – 538
J.E (Civil Engineering) 26
J.E (Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) 10
Steno Grade II 09
AG-II (Hindi) 02
Typist  (Hindi) 12
AG– III (General) 106
AG– III (Accounts) 87
AG– III (Technical) 224
AG– III (Depot) 61




Total Vacancies – 735
J.E (Civil Engineering) 14
J.E (Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) 09
Steno Grade II 09
AG-II (Hindi) 04
Typist  (Hindi) 04
AG– III (General) 124
AG– III (Accounts) 65
AG– III (Technical) 153
AG– III (Depot) 353




Total Vacancies – 291
J.E (Civil Engineering) 02
Steno Grade II 08
AG-II (Hindi) 01
Typist  (Hindi) 04
AG– III (General) 112
AG– III (Accounts) 22
AG– III (Technical) 03
AG– III (Depot) 131

The aforementioned list sums up the entire list of vacancies spread across the five different zones in the country.  Before enlisting your candidature, be sure to check the eligibility criteria.  Each job designation deals with an exclusive set of criteria which would be a factor to deem a candidature fit for the posting. To help you with the burden, the following points would help understand the various factors provided for the major job designation that has been open for hire.

Educational Qualifications:

J.E. (Civil Engineering)

Candidates who wish to enrol themselves in the J.E Civil engineering course would require a regular or a diploma degree in civil engineering with a minimal experience of 1 year.

J.E (Mechanical Engineering)

Candidates looking forward to a career as a JE Mechanical Engineer would require a regular or diploma degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering. While freshers from regular degree holders are considered, diploma holders are required to have a minimum of 1 year of experience in the respective field.

Steno.Grade – II

Coming to the Steno Grade, the candidates are required to have a typing speed of 40w.p.m (words per minute) and 80 w.p.m in shorthand along with an O level qualification in DOEACC.  If not, the candidates would be shortlisted on alternative criteria of holding a degree in Computer Science, or computer application with a typing speed of 40 w.p.m and  80 w.p.m at shorthand.

To know more about the educational qualifications, interested candidates can visit the official website – and await official notifications for the rest of the career openings.

IMPORTANT: Candidates are also to take note that, the candidature will be considered duplicated in case of multiple applications. Candidates are restricted to apply for only one out of the five zones (North, south, east, west and north-east) and can apply only for one of the job designations

Age Qualifications:

Apart from the educational qualifications, candidates would also be factored on their age eligibility as per the norms set in the respective job designations. Candidates are requested to consider their age while applying for the desired job designations.  The age norms are as follows

Junior Engineers: Candidates applying should not be any older than 28

Typist: Candidates applying should not be any older than 25

Steno: Candidates applying should not be any older than 25

AG – III: Candidates applying should not be any older than 27

AG-II: Candidates applying should not be any older than 28

Application Process

With all the aforementioned points in mind, the candidates can now apply for their desired job postings on the official website. Here is a step by step guide to help work a successful registration.

  1. The first and foremost step would be to go to the official website
  2. Work yourself to the “online application process” on the homepage and click on it
  3. Enter all information requested in the online application form
  4. Along with it, have a soft copy of the required documents scanned and have it uploaded in the portal when requested
  5. Pay the required application fee requested on the website.
  6. Click submit

Recruitment Process

Candidates would be shortlisted based on their performance in an online examination, skillset and the verification of the documents uploaded.

In regards to the online test, there would be a phase I and a phase II. The first phase would be objective with multiple choice questions – each correct answer carrying one mark while a wrong one would result in ¼ negative marking. Candidates leaving the question unanswered would not have a penalty to the overall scores.  This would then be followed by document verification.

Coming to the end of it all, candidates should bear in the mind the application window have been scheduled to open from February 23rd and will remain open up until  March 25th 2019, beyond which no further applications would not be considered.

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