The Food Corporation of India (FCI RECRUITMENT) under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution is established under the Food Corporation Act, 1964 (Act No.37 of 1964), one of the largest Public Sector Undertakings, dealing with food grain supply-chain management, invites application for the Post of WATCHMAN for manning posts in its Depots and Offices spread all over the KERALA STATE. Only ONLINE APPLICATIONS are invited from eligible candidates who fulfill the prescribed qualifications, age, etc. for the post indicated below:-

The total number of vacancies may vary as per administrative exigencies and at the discretion of FCI  RECRUITMENT management. All  those vacancies which remain unfilled during previous recruitment will also be added up in the current vacancies which could not be estimated at this point of time:-




Regional Office, Kesavadasapuram, Pattom PO, Trivandrum – 695 004
Advt No : FCI-KER/01/2017


FCI RECRUITMENT  Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post: Watchman

  • Total No. of Posts: 127 vacancies
    SC –  13 vacancies
    ST –  01vacancies
    OBC –  34 vacancies
    UR –  79 vacancies
  • Educational Qualification  :- 8th Standard Pass *
  • Age Limit  :- Candidate should be in the age group of 18-25
    years, as on 01/07/2017. Upper age limit is relaxable by -03- years for candidates belonging to SC/ST category only.


  1. WRITTEN TEST (Duration- 120 Minutes) :- The WRITTEN TEST will comprise of 120 Multiple Choice Questions, related to Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning,
    General Awareness and General English (30 questions each).


  1. The candidate will be considered for the post applied for, on the basis of his/her merit for the post within
    the Kerala Region
  2. No other Qualification other than expressly mentioned in the Qualification Criteria would be accepted
  3. The Admit Card for the Written Test indicating the time and venue of examination for each candidate can
    be downloaded from only 15 days prior to the date of examination onwards.
    The admit card for Written Test will NOT be sent by post or email. Candidates, who are not able to
    generate their Admit Cards online at least one week before the date of the examination, should contact at
    email ID Even then if the grievances are not addressed, the candidates may
    contact in person to FCI, Regional Office, Kesavadaspuram, Trivandrum, with proof of online submission
    of Application Form for generating Admit Card online. Intimation about shortlisted candidate will be
    posted on website for which candidate may keep in touch through website A
    candidate has to appear in all the phases of the recruitment process to be eligible for the selection. The
    candidates are advised to keep in touch through the Website.
  4. In case the volume of received applications is large, FCI may conduct the written test in different Sessions
    / Days.
Application fee (Non- Refundable)
  • SC / ST / PWD(PH) / Serving Defence Personnel / Ex-Serviceman (Ex-Serviceman who have already
    secured employment in civil side under Central Government in Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ posts on regular basis
    after availing of the benefits of reservation given to Ex-Servicemen for their re-employment are NOT
    eligible for fee concession or for claiming benefits of reservation under EXS category. However, they
    are eligible for age relaxation only. Women candidates are exempted from payment of Application
    Fee, subject to uploading of Caste / Disability / relevant Certificate / Undertaking from Appropriate
    Authority in support of his/her claim.
  • Candidates except as specified above, applying for the post are required to submit APPLICATION FEE
    of Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty Only) through any one of the following modes of

Modes of Payment FCI  RECRUITMENT

  1. SBI Internet Banking, other major bank’s Internet Banking; Debit/Credit Cards (The additional bank
    charges for all such transactions is to be borne by the candidates in addition to the Application Fee
    of Rs.250/-.). The last date for making the Payment of Application Fee through this mode is
  2. Cash Payment through e-challan at branches of SBI. The additional bank charges for Challan Mode
    is to be borne by the candidates. Last date for making the Payment of Application Fee by e-Challan
    is 15/07/2017

Important Dates: 

  •  Submission of Online Application Form will commence from :- 15/06/2017 at 10.00 Hrs(IST)
  • Last Date for Online Application :-  15/07/2017till 23:59Hrs (IST)
  • Availability of Admit Cards on website :- 15 days prior to announced date of examination


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