SSC: Assistant Grade III in FCI Exam - 2013

Recruitment of SSC: Assistant Grade III in the FCI - 2013

CORRIGENDUM
Candidates may please refer to para 10 of Annexure II of the Notice for Combined Recruitment for Assistant Grade-III in General Depot, Technical and Accounts Cadres in the Food Corporation of India 2013 published in the Employment News dated 25-08-2012 wherein it has been mentioned that there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in all multiple choice questions. It has been decided by the Commission that there will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer of Part(a) of Paper-II.

On behalf of FCI, SSC will conduct an All India Open Examination for recruitment to Class III posts in the Food Corporation of India. Staff Selection Commission is holding the Examination for FCI as a special dispensation given by the Government. Candidates may note that candidates selected through this recruitment will not have the status of Central Government civilian employees and, therefore, will not enjoy any benefit available to Central Government civilian employees. The selection process will comprise of a Written Examination followed by Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for General, Depot, Accounts and Technical Cadres. CPT will be of qualifying nature.

FCI does not seek documentary evidence in proof of E.Q., age, category, and will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for the eligibility and other aspects at the time of written examination and, therefore, the candidature is accepted only provisionally. The candidates are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible before applying. Copies of supporting documents will be sought from those candidates who qualify in all stages of examination. When scrutiny is undertaken, if any claim made in the application is not found substantiated, the candidature will be cancelled and such decision shall be final. Candidates are specifically advised to see the Essential Qualifications prescribed for the post. Staff Selection Commission is not responsible in any way for determining the eligibility of candidates and their reservation. No representations in this regard will be entertained by the Commission.

Vacancy Details

North Zone - Category - III

  • Number of Vacancies: 3023

East Zone - Category - III

  • Number of Vacancies: 753

South Zone - Category-III

  • Number of Vacancies: 1659

West Zone Category-III

  • Number of Vacancies: 869

North East Zone Category-III

  • Number of Vacancies: 241

Educational Qualification

  • For AG-III (General) - Post Code No. A: Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with proficiency in use of computers.
  • For AG-III (Accounts) - Post Code No. B: Bachelor of Commerce from a recognized University with proficiency in use of computers.
  • For AG-III (Technical) - Post Code No. C: (i) B.Sc. in Agriculture from a recognized University Or B.Sc. with any of the following subjects from a recognized University Botany/Zoology/Bio-Technology/Bio-Chemistry/Microbiology/Food Science Or B.Tech./BE in Food Science/Food Science & Technology/Agricultural Engineering/Bio-Technology from a recognized University/an institution approved by AICTE. (ii) Proficiency in use of Computers.
  • For AG-III (Depot) - Post Code No. D : Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with proficiency in use of computers.

Assistant Grade III in the FCI Syllabus & Paper Pattern

Selection for the posts will be based on a Written Examination which will be conducted by Staff Selection Commission. The examination will consist of two papers as detailed below for Post Codes A, B and D for General, Depot and Accounts Cadres. Candidates applying for Post Code C for [Technical Cadre] will appear in Paper-I and Paper-III. The examination in paper III will be of degree level. Paper I and II will be of Higher Secondary Level.

Paper Subject Maximum Marks Duration & Timing
Paper – I (Objective Type) (a) General Intelligence (50 questions)
(b) General Awareness (50 questions)
(c)Quantitative Aptitude (50 questions)
(d) English Language (50 questions)
50
50
50
50
10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon (2 hrs) 10.00 AM to 12.40 PM for VH candidates
Paper-II (Objective Type) (a) Quantitative Methods (50 questions) 100 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM (2 hrs)
(b) English Language & Comprehension (100 questions) 100 2.00 PM to 4.40 PM for VH candidates
Paper-III (For Technical Cadre) (Objective Type) Biological Sciences (200 questions) 200 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon (2 hrs) 10.00 AM to 12.40 PM for VH Candidates.

For General, Depot, Accounts and Technical Cadres a Computer Proficiency Test (CPT), which will be of qualifying nature, with components of Word Processing and Excel will also be held for candidates shortlisted on the basis of Paper-I and Paper-II/ Paper-III. Qualifying marks in word processing may be prescribed by the SSC at its discretion for evaluation of Excel Scripts, in which a separate qualifying standard will be prescribed.

NOTE I: Paper-I of the written examination will be held on 11.11.2012 and Paper-II and III of the written examination will be held tentatively on 6th January, 2013. Depending upon the number of candidates, Commission, in its discretion may hold the written examination for Paper-I on a later date also.

NOTE II: Paper I will be used for shortlisting the candidates whose papers II or III, as the case may be, will be evaluated.

NOTE III : Only those candidates who qualify in the Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) will be eligible to be considered for final selection. Final selection will be on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in Paper I and II (200 and 200 marks) for Post Codes A, B and D and will be on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in Paper I and III (200 and 200 marks) for Post Code C.

NOTE IV: Allocation of candidates to different zones will be done on the basis of merit cum option of zone and thereafter , to different posts within the zone. Seniority for all purpose will be maintained within the zone.

NOTE V: Candidates are advised to note that they will be considered for only one post based on this recruitment including Post codes A, B, C and D. Note VI: Visually handicapped (VH) candidates with visual disabilities of forty per cent or above can avail the assistance of a Scribe in the Written Examination and Passage Reader for CPT subject to such request being made in the application form. Question papers and answer sheets will not be provided in Braille.

NOTE VII : There will be no exemption from Computer Proficiency Test.

Important Dates

Closing Date: 21st September, 2012

 (Last Date : 28th September, 2012 for candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and for candidates residing abroad. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED LATE WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED.)

Online Application Deadlines:

Part -1 Registration: 19-09-2012 upto 5:00 pm
Part -1 Registration: 21-09-2012 upto 5:00 pm

How to Apply

1. Application can be made only on-line. Online applications may be filed at http://ssconline.nic.in and http://ssconline2.gov.in Candidates are required to submit only one application irrespective of the number of posts opted for.
2. Candidates may pay the application fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred) only through State Bank of India SBI either in the form of Challan or net banking.
3. Application fee is not required for SC/ST /Ex-Servicemen and PH and all women candidates, subject to submission of Caste/Disability/Discharge Certificate in the prescribed form from Appropriate Authority in support of his/her claim.
4. No documents are required to be sent to SSC alongwith the application. Therefore, the candidate should satisfy himself/herself that he/she is eligible for the post(s) for which option is exercised and that they possess the required qualifications.
5. Option should be exercised by the candidates carefully keeping in view fulfillment of eligibility conditions, educational qualification etc. prescribed for the posts. OPTION ONCE EXERCISED SHALL BE FINAL AND NO CHANGE WILL BE ALLOWED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE.
6. Qualification in the written examination for any post without fulfillment of eligibility conditions will not confer any claim to the candidate for final selection for the post.
7. If any of the particulars provided in the application is found to be false on scrutiny of the documents, the candidature of such candidate will be cancelled forthwith.
8. Scrutiny of documents will be undertaken at the time of Computer Proficiency Test.

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