FCI announces Admit Card for Phase I recruitment Examination 2019
Food Corporation of India (FCI) has released FCI admit card for the phase 1 recruitment exam for the vacancies announced for more than 4,000 posts, as per NDTV report. The FCI admit card is available on the official website of the Corporation, fci.gov.in. The FCI admit card has been provided on zone basis and the candidates who have registered for the recruitment may download their FCI admit cards after visiting the respective zones. The first phase exam for junior engineers, stenographers, typist and assistant posts will be held on May 31, June 1, June 2 and June 3.
The candidates who have registered for the FCI recruitment 2019 may download their FCI admit cards for junior engineers, stenographers, typist and assistant posts from these links:
- FCI admit card 2019: North Zone
- FCI admit card 2019: East Zone
- FCI admit card 2019: West Zone
- FCI admit card 2019: South Zone
- FCI admit card 2019: North-East Zone
The examination will be held in four shifts every day and the duration of the exam is 1 hour. FCI will release admit cards 15 days prior to the exam date. Candidates can download the admit cards from the official website of FCI. Candidates who find difficulty in downloading their admit card should register their grievance online at least a week before the examination date. In March, FCI had notified to fill up 4,103 vacancies. Candidates will be selected on the basis of online exam– phase 1 and phase 2– and skill test. The final merit list will be released after the documents are verified. The first phase exam will assess English language, reasoning ability and numerical aptitude of the candidate. The paper will carry a total of 100 questions and 100 marks in total. There will be negative marking for every wrong answer. The question paper will be bilingual; except the English language section, the report added.
The Food Corporation of India was setup under the Food Corporation’s Act 1964, in order to fulfil following objectives of the Food Policy:
- Effective price support operations for safeguarding the interests of the farmers
- Distribution of food grains throughout the country for public distribution system.
- Maintaining satisfactory level of operational and buffer stocks of food grains to ensure National Food Security
Since its inception, FCI has played a significant role in India’s success in transforming the crisis management oriented food security into a stable security system.
- Ensuring Food Security for citizens of the country
- Efficient procurement at Minimum Support Price (MSP), storage and distribution of food grains
- Ensuring availability of food grains and sugar through appropriate policy instrument; including maintenance of buffer stocks of food grains
- Making food grains accessible at reasonable prices, especially to the weak errand vulnerable sections of the society under PDS