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What are the categories of candidates?

The categories are :

  1. UR
  2. OBC
  3. SC
  4. ST
  5. PH

What are the age relaxation for various categories?

1. UR/OBC(Creamy Layer) - -
2. OBC (Non Creamy Layer) - age relaxation of 3 years.
3. SC - age relaxation of 5 years.
4. ST - age relaxation of 5 years.
5. Kashmiri Migrant - age relaxation of 5 years.

Which are the written test centres I can choose?


    Do I need to have the Demand Draft ready before filling up the application form?

  • Yes. GEN/OBC candidates only will need to provide certain details from the DD at the time of online submission of application form.

    What is the amount for the DD to be sent?

    Applications should be accompanied by Demand Draft for Rs.400/- (Rupees Four hundred only) drawn in favour of Food Corporation of India, payable at New Delhi . Application fee is not required for SC/ST and PH candidates, subject to submission of caste/medical certificate from a govt. hospital/medical board in support of his/her claim for being handicapped.

    In whose favour should the DD be made?

    The DD should be in favour of "Food Corporation of India " drawn preferably on State Bank of India, payable at New Delhi.

    Where the DD should be payable at?

    The DD should be payable at New Delhi.

    To which address should I send the Applicatoin form and DD ?

    Post Box No: 4334,
    Kalkaji Head Post Office,
    New Delhi-110019

    Which are the documents to be sent?

    Application complete in all respect: in an envelope superscribed, "Application for the FCI Category I Posts. Post Code & Name:______________".The application should reach on or before 15.02.2011. For candidates from North Eastern states & Jammu & Kashmir, last date for receipt of application is 22.02.2011.

    1. Print out of the filled online application form having auto generated Application Number with phtograph affixed  and duly signed.
    2. Demand Draft duly endorsed with your name and online Application No. on the reverse(in case of UR/OBC Students)
    3. Self attested photostat copies of documents for proof of age/qualifications/ expereince/caste/Disability(PH) certificate etc. should be attached with the application.


    What is an auto generated Application Number?

    An auto generated Application Number is a unique number allotted to you on successful submission of online application form and will appear on print version of the application form. This Number will be required for accessing, downloading and printing the written test call letter.

    How can I download my admit card for the Written Test?

    Registration Process will be completed only on receipt of duly completed Print Version of Online Application Form.

  • Admit Card of only those candidates will be uploaded whose application form alongwith self attested photostat copies of documents for proof of age/qualifications/caste/disabilty(PH) etc. will be reached on the Post Box No: 4334,Kalkaji Head Post Office, New Delhi-110019 by 15.02.2011 and found eligible.

    On the basis of information given in the FCI Application Form, Admit Card of provisionally eligible candidates will be available for download on website of http://specialtest.in/fci  

    On such downloaded admit cards, the candidates are required to affix their photograph (similar to that affixed on the Application Form) on the downloaded Admit Card and get it attested by a Gazzetted Officer / School or College Principal for producing at the Examination Centre. Candidate without the admit card or without the photograph on the downloaded admit card will NOT be permitted to appear in the written entrance examination.