Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, also termed as FSSAI, has recently announced recruitment for various posts like Central Food Safety Officer, Technical Officer, Food Analyst, and many more.
The total number of vacancies declared is 254 posts against Advt No. DR-0/2021 and DR-03/2021 which would be filled by online application that is Direct Recruitment Basis. The initial appointment time period for the candidates selected would be for 2 years of probation. Again, FSSAI can also extend the probation period as per rules, and the candidates can be transferred and posted in any city of India.
Online application starts on: 13th October 2021
Last date of application submission: 12th November 2021
The total application fees for general candidates and OBC candidates is Rs.1500 out of which the application fees are Rs.1000 and intimation fees is Rs.500. Similarly, the total application fees for the SC, EWS, ST, Ex-servicemen, women and PWD candidates is Rs.500 which is the intimation charges as there are no application charges for candidates from this community.
The minimum age of the candidates applying for FSSAI Recruitment 2021 is 25 years while the maximum age is 35 years. The upper age limit for the deputy manager, assistant director, assistant technical director and food analyst is 35 years. The upper age limit for assistant manager, assistant technical manager, Hindi translator, assistant, technical officer, personal assistant IT, and central food safety officer is 30 years. For the Junior assistant grade-1 upper age limit is 25 years.
The eligibility criteria for the candidates applying for the FSSAI Recruitment 2021 vacancies depends on the post the candidate is applying. Here are the eligibility criteria in detail:
For Assistant, the candidates need to hold the graduation degree
For the post of Junior Assistant Grade-1, the candidate should be 12th class pass
For the post of Personal Assistant, the candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with expertise in shorthand typing and typing. Should have the knowledge of computers, MS Office, Internet, etc.
For the post of Assistant Director Technical, the candidates should hold a PG degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Food Technology, Food Science, Food and Nutrition or Edible Oil Technology, Dairy Technology, Microbiology, Toxicology or Public Health, Fruit and Vegetable Technology, or Food Safety and Quality Assurance
For the post of Assistant Director, the candidates should hold a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized university along with 6 years of experience in finance, administration, HR development, accounts, and vigilance matters. The candidates having a Degree from recognized institution or university with 3 years of experience in handling legal matters or Law Officer
For the post of Deputy Manager, the candidates should hold a Diploma or PG Degree in journalism or Mass communication or Public Relation or MBA with specialization in Marketing
For the post of Food Analyst, the candidates must hold a PG Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry or Microbiology or Dairy Chemistry or Food Technology, Food and Nutrition or Bachelor of Technology in Dairy or Oil or degree in Veterinary Sciences
For the post of Technical Officer, the candidates must hold a PG Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry or Food Technology or Food Science & Technology or Food & Nutrition or Edible Oil Technology or Microbiology or Dairy Technology or Agricultural or horticultural Sciences or Industrial Microbiology or Toxicology or Public Health or Life Science or Biotechnology or Fruit & Vegetable Technology or Food Safety & Quality Assurance
For the post of Central Food Safety Officer, the candidates must have Degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or Veterinary Sciences or Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology or Master’s Degree in Chemistry or degree in medicine from a recognized University OR any other equivalent degree
For the post of Assistant Manager, the candidates should hold a Post Graduate Degree or Diploma (Full Time courses) in journalism or Mass communication or Public Relation from a recognized university or Institute OR Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Social Work or psychology or Labor and Social Welfare from a recognized university or Institute OR Bachelor’s degree in Library Sciences or Library and Information Science
For the post of IT Assistant, the candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with at least one-year PG Diploma/Degree in Computer Application or Information Technology or equivalent degree in relevant field. OR (b) Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Application or equivalent degree in relevant field
For the post of Hindi Translator, the candidate should hold Master’s degree from a recognized University in Hindi with English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level or any other relevant degree
How to Apply
The candidates interested for the FSSAI Recruitment 2021 vacancies need to follow the steps given below to apply online:
- Visit the official portal of FSSAI, that is www.fssai.gov.in
- Scroll down to the bottom of the page and look for Jobs @FSSAI in Careers
- Search for the job post you are willing to apply for and click on “Apply Online”
- The candidates need to login first by using their Email Address and Password
- Fill the application form with the right details correctly
- Upload your signature and photograph with required size and dimension
- Pay the application fees and click on “Submit”
- Download the form and take a printout for future reference
- The exam would contain 100 objective questions of MCQ format
- The total time given for examination is 120 minutes
- For the correct answer, the candidates would be given 4 marks and 1 mark would be deducted for wrong answer
The syllabus for the FSSAI Recruitment 2021 contains some general subjects like general intelligence, general awareness, English, and Computer Literacy. Candidate can check syllabus at official syllabus.
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