FCI Result 2019: Check Phase-2 FCI Assistant Grade 2 & 3 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

FCI has declared result of Phase-1 Prelims exam held from 31st May till 3rdJune on its official website fci.gov.in.  Let’s have a look at the detailed exam pattern and syllabus of FCI 2019 Phase-2 Assistant Grade II (AG II) (Hindi) and Assistant Grade – III (AG III) (General/ Accounts/ Technical/ Depot) Mains Exam:

FCI 2019 Phase-2 Assistant Grade II & III Mains Exam Pattern

FCI 2019 Phase-2 Assistant Grade II & III Mains Exam Pattern

Number of Papers in Phase II

Post code


One Paper Exam

Paper I only


AG-III (General)


AG-III (Depot)

Two Paper


Paper I and Paper II


AG-III (Accounts)


AG-III (Technical)

Paper III and Paper IV


AG II (Hindi)


– Candidates applying for any ONE of the post code G and H will appear in Paper-I to be followed by Paper-II.

– Candidates applying for Post code D will appear in Paper-III to be followed by Paper-IV.

– ONLINE TEST for Paper – I & Paper – II and Paper – III & Paper-IV shall be held in single sitting only respectively

Paper Type/ Duration/ Post Code

Number of questions and Marks

Negative marking

Paper – I (60 Minutes)

(Post F, I, G, H)

120 Multiple Choice Questions will carry equal 1 mark

1/4th Marks

Paper – III (90 Minutes)

(Post D)

120 Multiple Choice Questions will carry equal 1 mark

Post specific Paper-II

(in phase II 60 Minutes)

(Post G, H)

60 Multiple Choice Questions each carrying 02 marks. Paper will carry maximum 120 marks

Paper – IV (Subjective)

(90 Minutes) (Post D)

Two questions each carrying 60 marks. Paper will carry maximum 120 marks

No negative marking


  • Marks obtained in Phase-I online exam will not be reckoned for final merit list. The candidates fifteen times the number of vacancies advertised shall be called for Phase-II examination.
  • For post code G and H the merit will be decided on the basis of combined marks secured in Paper – 1 & post specific Paper – 2 of Phase-2.
  • All papers in the online examination will be of objective type multiple choice questions only except paper IV for AG-II (Hindi) which will be of subjective type.
  • Online Test will be bilingual, i.e., in English and Hindi except for language papers.

FCI 2019 Phase-2 Assistant Grade II & III Online Mains Exam Syllabus

FCI 2019 Phase-II Assistant Grade II & III Mains Exam Syllabus



Post Code


Paper – I

(90 Minutes)


F {AG-III (General)},

G {AG-III (Accounts)},

H {AG – III (Technical)} &

I {AG-III (Depot)}

120 Multiple Choice Questions of General Aptitude consisting of Reasoning/ General

Intelligence, English Language, Computer Proficiency, General Awareness, Current Events, Data Analysis/ Numerical Ability/ Data Interpretation


(60 Minutes)

(See the table below for detailed syllabus)

G {Assistant Grade-III (Accounts)}

60 Multiple Choice Questionson Commerce particularly General Accounting and Finance to assess the post specific technical knowledge of relevant stream.

H {Assistant Grade-III (Technical)}

60 Multiple Choice Questions on Agriculture, Botany and Zoology (Group-A) or Agriculture, Chemistry and Physics (Group-B) to assess the post specific technical knowledge of relevant stream


(90 Minutes)

D {Assistant Grade-II (Hindi)}

120 Multiple Choice Questions on General Hindi, General English, General Awareness, General Intelligence and Computer Knowledge

Paper-IV (Duration-90 minutes) (Subjective Test)

D {Assistant Grade-II (Hindi)}

Translation – 2 Passages, one each from Hindi to English and vice-versa. Each Question will carry 60 marks and the maximum marks for the Paper-IV would be 120. This online test will be subjective type. Paper–IV for the post of Assistant Grade-II (Hindi) which shall be descriptive in nature, would be conducted online and for appearing in Paper-IV, candidate should be able to use following keyboard layouts: 1. Inscript 2. Remington (GAIL)

The detailed syllabus for specified technical posts for Paper-II to assess the post specific technical knowledge of relevant stream is as under:

FCI 2019 Phase-II Online Paper-II Detailed Syllabus


Detailed Syllabus

Assistant Grade-III (Accounts) (Post Code G)

1. Basic Accounting concept including preparation of books of accounts.

2. Taxation including Income Tax and Goods and Services Tax.

3. Auditing: – (a) Auditing concepts and methods, (b) Internal & External audit of companies.

4. Commercial Laws:- (Basic Knowledge) (a) Basics of Contract Act, (b) Basics of Company Act, (c)

Basics of Sales of Goods Act, (d) Negotiable Instrument Act

5. Basic of Computers: (a) Operating System, (b) Browsers, (c) Email, (d) Memory (Internal, External,

portable), (e) Chats, (f) Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), (g) Networks

Assistant Grade-III (Technical) (Post Code H)

Agriculture:- Statics of Indian Agriculture (Cereals & Pulses), Elementary entomology, Plant Protection, Agricultural Economics.

Botany:- Cell Biology :Tissue , Organ & Organ System, Genetics, Plant Classification, Diversity, Ecology, Life Process: Photosynthesis, Respiration, Circulation, Movement etc, Basics of Biochemistry.

Zoology:- Animal Cell & Tissue, Organ System, Heredity & Variation, Animal Classification, Micro Organism, Insects & Rodents.

Chemistry:- Chemical bonding, Organic Chemistry : Basics of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, aldehydes and acids, Inorganic Chemistry , Chemistry in daily life.

Physics:- Measurements, Basic Physics, Light, Electricity.

The above syllabus for Agriculture, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry and Physics is grouped into following two categories:

  • GROUP A – Agriculture, Botany and Zoology.
  • GROUP B – Agriculture, Chemistry and Physics.

Document Verification

The last phase is the document verification process for the candidates provisionally selected on the basis of the merit. The number of Candidates to be called for document verification may be equal to 3 times the number of advertised vacancies.

After going through the above mentioned detailed Exam Pattern and Syllabus of FCI 2019 Exam, the next step is to create a study plan and start working on it. For instance, start your practice by solving some previous year question papers and analyse your strong & weak points. Regular practice will help in achieving accuracy and high score in the exam.