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Saturday, 21 October 2017

FCI Recruitment 2017 - Apply Online for 40 Watchman Posts

FCI Recruitment 2017 - Apply Online for 40 Watchman Posts The Food Corporation of India (FCI), under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution is Established under the Food Corporation Act, 1964 (Act No.37 of 1964) is one of the largest Public Sector Undertakings, dealing with food grain supply-chain management, invites online application for the Post of WATCHMEN for manning posts in its Depots and Offices spread all over the HIMACHAL PRADESH. Only ONLINE APPLICATIONS are invited from eligible candidates who fulfill the prescribed qualifications, age etc. for the posts indicated below:-  

FCI Recruitment 2017 - Apply Online for 40 Watchman Posts

FCI Recruitment 2017 - Apply Online for 40 Watchman Posts: Food Corporation of India (FCI) has published a notification for the recruitment of 40 Watchman vacancies for manning posts in its Depots and Offices spread all over the Himachal Pradesh region. Eligible Indian Citizens may apply online from 10-10-2017 at 10.00 hrs to 10-11-2017 till 23:59 hrs. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, fee & how to apply are given below…

FCI Recruitment 2017 Details:

Total No of Posts: 40
Name of the Post: Watchman
Name of Category:
1. SC: 10 Posts
2. ST: 01 Post
2. OBC: 08 Posts
4. UR: 21 Posts

Age Limit: Candidates age should be between 18-25 years as on 01-09-2017. Age relaxation is applicable as per rules.

Educational Qualification: Candidates should have passed 8th Standard.

Application Fee: Candidates have to pay Rs. 300/- through SBI Internet Banking, other major bank’s Internet Banking, Debit/ Credit Cards or cash Payment through e-challan at branches of SBI. No fee for SC/ ST/ PwD/ Serving Defence Personnel/ EX-Serviceman and Female candidates. The additional bank charges for all such transactions is to be borne by the candidates in addition to the Application Fee.

FCI Recruitment 2017  SELECTION PROCESS: Candidates will be selected based on Written Test & Physical Endurance Test (PET).

The selection process shall comprise of the written test followed by Physical Endurance Test (PET) for short-listed candidates.


(i)  Written Examination Paper (Duration - 120 Minutes) :

Note –
The WRITTEN TEST will comprise of 120 Multiple Choice Questions as under :

  • General Knowledge/Awareness = 30 Questions
  •  Reasoning = 30 Questions
  •  General English = 30 Questions
  •  Quantitative Aptitude = 30 Questions 

1. All questions will carry 1 mark each. There will be no negative marking.
2. The Question Paper for Written Test will be in bilingual form i.e. in English and Hindi (except General English section)


The shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for Physical Endurance Test (PET) at the venue/center which shall be intimated in due course. The criteria for PET will be as under :

(1) 100 Meters Race - 16 Seconds
(2) 1.6 Kms Race - 07 Minutes
(3) Long Jump - 3.65 Meters in 3 Chances.
(4) High Jump  - 1.2 Meters in 3 Chances.


(1) 100 Meters Race  -  20 Seconds
(2) 800 Meters Race  -  04 Minutes
 (3) Long Jump -  2.7 Meters in 3 Chances.
(4) High Jump -  0.9 Meters in 3 Chances.

Note –
i. FCI reserves the right to introduce additional phase of written examination / screening Test in compelling circumstances for screened candidates on the basis of performance in written test and decision regarding calling such number of candidates shall be decided by FCI only.

ii. The number of candidates will be shortlisted for Physical Endurance Test (PET) in the ration of 1:3 and will be informed about the venue of PET through website & The candidates are advised to keep visiting the website regularly.

iii. The Physical Endurance Test (PET) is of qualifying nature only.

iv. The final merit will be decided on the basis of Written Test subject to qualifying the physical Endurance  Test (PET). Only those candidates who are qualified in the Physical Endurance Test will be considered for final selection

v. No TA (travelling allowance) shall be paid for attending the Written Test/Physical Endurance Test.

vi. Fitness certificate from the Civil Surgeon along with eye/vision test has to be brought by the shortlisted  candidate at the time of attending PET without which the candidature shall be liable to be cancelled.

vii. Endurance test for PWD/PH is exempted.


i. CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM ONLY ONCE. In case of multiple applications, the candidature shall be summarily rejected.

ii. No printed / hard copy of the filled Application Form or any other supporting document is to be sent before short-listing based on Written Test and /or Physical Endurance Test unless asked specifically.

How to Apply: Eligible candidates may apply online through the website from 10-10-2017 at 10.00 hrs to 10-11-2017 till 23:59 hrs.

Instructions to Apply Online FCI Recruitment 2017:

1. Before applying online candidates should have valid email id & mobile number.
2. Log on to the website —> Click on
3. Read the notification carefully.
4. Register if candidate would be the new user.
5. Fill all the details & submit the form.
6. Now take printout of online application for future use.

Important Dates FCI Recruitment 2017:

  • Starting Date to Apply Online: 10-10-2017 at 10.00 hrs
  • Last Date to Apply Online & payment of Fee: 10-11-2017 till 23:59 hrs
  • Availability of Admit Cards on website: 15 days prior to date of Examination

For more details like scale of pay, exam centre & other information click on the link given below…

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