FCI Recruitment 2021: Detailed Syllabus & Topics

The Food Corporation of India opened vacancies for the post of assistant general manager general administration/technical/account/law and medical officer in its offices spread all over the country. Candidates who are interested can visit the official website of FCI and apply before 31 March 2021.  FCI will be conducting the examination in the month of May/ June and it is very important for the candidates to start the preparation from now. The first base to start The preparation of any exam is to get familiar with the exam syllabus. In this article, we will be discussing the post-wise detailed exam syllabus for FCI Recruitment 2021.

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FCI Recruitment 2021: Detailed Syllabus (Post-Wise)

Following is the detailed syllabus for the specified technical post to assess the post-specific technical knowledge of the relevant stream:

Assistant General Manager (Technical)

Agriculture Biotechnology Entomology Chemistry
  • Basic principles of Crop (Cereals & Pulses) production,
  • Statistics of Indian Agriculture(Cereals & Pulses),
  • Introductory Genetics,
  • Crop Protection,
  • Basics of Plant Pathology,
  • Food &Agriculture Microbiology,
  •  Nutrition (Animal & Plant), 
  • Postharvest care of cereals& Pulses,
  • Basic Principle of Preservation of Food grains,
  • Agriculture Extension, Photosynthesis, and Respiration.
  • Microbes: Beneficial & Harmful,
  • Genetic Engineering,
  • Biotechnological Principles,
  • Economic Biotechnology
  • Pathogens & Control
  • Basic Entomology,
  • Economic Entomology,
  • Beneficial and harmful insects,
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM), 
  • Storage Grain Insect pest, Vertebrate Pests, Classification of Insecticides and their Mode of Action.
  • Physical Chemistry: Structure of Atoms, Chemical Bonding, Radioactivity;
  • Inorganic Chemistry: Periodic table, Basics Metals & Non-metals
  •  Organic Chemistry: Basics of alkanes,

alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, aldehydes and acids, Biochemistry(Carbohydrates, Proteins & fats).

Assistant General Manager (Accounts)

S. No Topics
1 Basic Accounting concept including preparation of books of accounts and Accounting Standards.
2 Financial Management: Analysis of Financial statement; Budgeting & Budgetary control; Working Capital Management; Capital Budgeting & Ratio Analysis.
3 Taxation: Income Tax including filing of a return, TDS, Advance Tax, etc; Goods& Services Tax.
4 Auditing: Auditing Concepts and Methods; Internal & External Audit of Companies.
5 Commercial Laws: Contract Act; Companies Act; Sales of Goods Act; Negotiable Instrument Act; Consumer Protection Act; RTI Act.
6 Basic of Computers: Operating System; Browsers; Email; Memory (Internal, External,(portable); Chats; Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel); Networks.

Assistant General Manager (Law)

S. No. Topics
1 Constitution of India (with emphasis on service law and writ jurisdiction of High Court & Supreme Court, Fundamental Rights)
2 Procedural Law (Civil Procedural Code 1908, Indian Evidence Act 1872, and Limitation Act 1963)
3 Indian Contract Act 1872 including Specific Relief Act 1963
4 Commercial Law (Company Law 2013, Indian Partnership Act 1932, Limited Liability Partnership Act 2008, The Competition Act 2002)
5 Labour Law ( Industrial Dispute Act 1947, Employees Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provision Act 1952, Contract Labor (Regulation & Abolition) Act 1970, Minimum Wages Act 1948, Payment of Gratuity Act 1972, Payment of Wages Act 1936, The Employees Compensation Act 1923, Industrial Employment ( Standing Orders) Act 1946)
6 Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996
7 National Food Security Act 2013
8 The Food safety and standards Act 2006
9 Prevention of Corruption Act 1988
10 Information Technology Act 2000
11 Right to Information Act 2005
12 Goods and Services Tax 2017

Medical Officer

GENERAL MEDICINE Cardiology, Respiratory diseases, Gastro‐intestinal, Genito‐Urinary, Neurology, Hematology, Endocrinology, Metabolic disorders, Infections/Communicable Diseases( Virus, Rickets, Bacterial, Spirochetal, Protozoan, Metazoan, Fungus), Nutrition/Growth, Diseases of the skin (Dermatology), Musculoskeletal System, Psychiatry, General, Emergency Medicine, Common Poisoning, Snakebite, Tropical Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Emphasis on medical procedures, Pathophysiological basis of diseases, Vaccines preventable diseases and Nonvaccines preventable diseases, Vitamin deficiency diseases, In psychiatry include – Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases, and Schizophrenia. 
PAEDIATRICS Common childhood emergencies, Basic newborn care, Normal developmental milestones, Accidents and poisonings in children, Birth defects and counseling including autism, Immunization in children, Recognizing children with special needs and management, and National programs related to child health.
GENERAL SURGERY Wounds, Infections, Tumours, Lymphatic, Blood vessels, Cysts/sinuses, Head and Neck, Breast, Alimentary tract (Esophagus, Stomach, Intestines, Anus, Developmental), Liver, Bile, Pancreas, Spleen, Peritoneum, Abdominal wall, Abdominal injuries, Urological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T., Thoracic surgery, Orthopaedic surgery, Ophthalmology, Anaesthesiology, Traumatology, Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments, Pre‐operative and post-operative care of surgical patients, Medico-legal and ethical issues of surgery, Wound healing, Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery, Shock pathophysiology and management.

Ante‐natal conditions, Intra‐natal conditions, Post‐natal conditions, Management of normal labors or complicated labor.


Questions on applied anatomy, Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization,

Questions on infections in the genital tract, Questions on neoplasm in the genital tract, Questions on the displacement of the uterus, Normal delivery and safe delivery practices, High-risk pregnancy and management, Abortions, Intra-Uterine growth retardation, Medico-legal examination in obgy and Gynae including Rape.


Conventional contraceptives, U.D. and oral pills, Operative procedure, sterilization, and organization of programs in the urban and rural surroundings, Medical Termination of Pregnancy

PREVENTIVE SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE Social and Community Medicine, Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine, Health Administration and Planning, General Epidemiology, Demography and Health Statistics, Communicable Diseases, Environmental Health, Nutrition and Health, Non‐communicable diseases, Occupational Health, Genetics and Health, International Health, Medical Sociology, and Health Education, Maternal and Child Health, National Programmes, Management of common health problems, Ability to monitor national health programs, Knowledge of maternal and child wellness, Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health problems including malnutrition and emergencies

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