FSSAI Recruitment

FSSAI Recruitment 2021-22 - CBT Dates(Out), Pattern, Eligibility, Admit Card, Result

Last Modified on : 18 May 2022

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has released the recruitment notification for a total of 233 vacancies to be filled through Direct Recruitment Basis. The recruitment is being done for different posts viz. Technical Officer, Food Analyst, Assistant Manager, Central Food Safety Officer, Personal Assistant, Hindi Translator, Junior Assistant Grade-I. The application process is over and the online exam dates are announced by the exam conducting authority. For more details on important dates, eligibility, pattern, syllabus, and result for FSSAI Recruitment 2021-22, check out the complete article.

Latest Update:

- Admit card for the FSSAI Recruitment 2021-22 will be released in March 2022.

- The FSSAI Exam CBT-1 was scheduled from 17th to 20th January 2022. (Postponed)

- The application process for the FSSAI Recruitment 2021-22 has ended on 12th November 2021

FSSAI Recruitment 2021-22 Overview

Recruitment Name

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) 2021-22

Recruitment Conducting Authority

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

Official Website

fssai.gov.in

Application Mode

Online

Exam Mode

Online

Job Location

Across India

Vacancies

233

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FSSAI Recruitment 2022 Important Dates

FSSAI Recruitment Events

Important Dates

Notification release date

30th September 2021

Application process begins

13th October 2021

Application process ends

12th November 2021

Last date for application fee submission

17th November 2021

Admit card availability

March 2022

CBT-1 dates

17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th January 2022 (Postponed)

28th, 29th, 30th, 31st March 2022

CBT-2 dates

To be notified

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CBT-1 Exam Schedule

Exam Dates

Shift and Exam Timing

For Posts

28th March 2022

Shift II (2 PM to 5 PM)

Assistant Manager  (Social Work/Psychology/ Labour and Social Welfare/ Library Science)

Assistant Manager (Journalism/ Mass Communication/ Public Relation)

Assistant Manager (IT)

29th March 2022

Shift I (9 AM to 12 Noon)

IT Assistant

Hindi Translator

Shift II (2 PM to 5 PM)

Personal Assistant

30th March 2022

Shift I (9 AM to 12 Noon)

Junior Assistant Grade-I

Food Analyst

Shift II (2 PM to 5 PM)

Central Food Safety Officer

31st March 2022

Shift I (9 AM to 12 Noon)

Technical Officer

Shift II (2 PM to 5 PM)

Assistant

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FSSAI Recruitment 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

The selection process for all posts differs. The details are mentioned here:

Posts

Selection Process

Food Analyst

Written Test + Interview

Technical Officer

CBT-1 + CBT-2

Central Food Safety Officer

CBT-1 + CBT-2

Assistant Manager (IT)

CBT-1 + CBT-2

Assistant Manager

CBT-1 + CBT-2

Hindi Translator

CBT

Assistant

CBT

Personal Assistant

CBT + Proficiency in Shorthand and Typing

IT Assistant

CBT

Junior Assistant Grade-I

CBT

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Pattern for the CBT Stages

The CBTs will be of 2 hours duration where 100 objective type questions will be asked. Each question will be of 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response. Detailed pattern is mentioned below:

For Central Food Safety Officer and Technical Officer

Subjects

Number of Questions

General Awareness

5

General Intelligence

5

English Language and Comprehension

5

Computer Literacy

10

FSSAI - Role, Function, Initiatives

25

Indian and International Food Laws

25

Subject Matter Knowledge

25

TOTAL

100

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For Assistant and Junior Assistant Grade-I

Subjects

Number of Questions

Quantitative Aptitude

20

General Intelligence

20

English Language

15

FSSAI - Role, Function, Initiatives

10

Computer Literacy

10

General Awareness

25

TOTAL

100

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For Assistant Director

Subjects

Number of Questions

General Awareness

5

General Intelligence

5

English Language and Comprehension

5

FSSAI - Role, Function, Initiatives

10

Indian and International Food Laws

10

Computer Literacy

10

Subject Matter Knowledge

55

TOTAL

100

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For Assistant Manager (IT) and IT Assistant

Subjects

Number of Questions

General Awareness

10

General Intelligence

10

English Language and Comprehension

5

FSSAI - Role, Function, Initiatives

5

Indian and International Food Laws

5

Subject Matter Knowledge

65

TOTAL

100

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For Hindi Translator

Paper

Subjects

Number of Questions

Paper 1

General Hindi

 

100

General English

Paper 2

Translation and Essay Descriptive Paper

4 questions (25 marks each)

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Syllabus for FSSAI Recruitment 2021-22

Candidates can download the complete syllabus from the official website. Here is the syllabus for common subjects.

General Intelligence: Analogies, Arithmetical number series, Space visualization, Similarities and Differences, Relationship concepts, Problem-solving, Analysis, Verbal and figure classification, Visual memory, Decision making, Judgment, Arithmetical reasoning, Discriminating observations, Non-verbal series

General Awareness: Economic scene, History, Geography, Culture, General Polity including Indian Constitution, Sports and scientific research, Current Affairs

English Language: General English, Grammar – noun, pronoun, adjectives, verbs, prepositions, conjunctions, use of ‘a’ ‘an” and ‘the’, idioms and phrases, Finding errors, Sentence improvement, Passage based questions, Direct/indirect speech, Fill in the Blanks, Para Jumbles, Miscellaneous, Word substitution, Synonyms and antonyms, Spotting errors in sentences, Spelling error.

Computer Literacy: Knowledge of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) including basic commands, emails, Google Docs, commonly used social media handles (Whattsapp, FB, Twitter, etc).

FSSAI Recruitment 2022 Eligibility

Nationality

Candidate must be either:

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in the country, or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia, Zambia, Zaire, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in the country.

Educational Qualification and Work Experience

Post Name

Educational Qualification

Work Experience

Food Analyst

Master’s degree in Chemistry/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Food Technology/ Dairy Chemistry/ Food and Nutrition/ Bachelor of Technology in Dairy or Oil/ Degree in Veterinary Sciences from a recognised University

  • Minimum three years experience in food analysis.
  • Has been declared qualified for appointment as a Food Analyst by an appointed board.

Technical Officer

Master’s degree from a recognised institute in Chemistry/ Biochemistry/ Food Technology/ Food & Nutrition/ Food Science & Technology/ Edible Oil Technology/ Microbiology/ Agricultural/ Dairy Technology/ Horticultural Sciences/ Industrial Microbiology/ Toxicology/ Public Health/ Life Science/ Biotechnology/ Fruit & Vegetable Technology/ Food Safety & Quality Assurance

OR

PG Diploma (minimum one year) in Food Safety/ Food Processing/ Food Science/ Quality Assurance in Food/ Nutrition/ Dairy Science/ Dietetic and Public Health/ Bakery Science/ Post Harvest Technology from a government recognised University/ Institute.

OR

BE/ B.Tech. in Food Technology/ Biotechnology/ Dairy Technology/ Oil Technology/ Food Process Engineering/ Food Processing Technology/ Food Safety & Quality Assurance/ Fruit & Vegetable Technology

OR

Bachelor’s degree (not less than four years) in Medecine/ Fisheries/ Veterinary Sciences/ Animal Sciences.  

-

Central Food Safety Officer

Degree in Food Technology/ Biotechnology/ Dairy Technology/ Oil Technology/ Veterinary Sciences/ Agricultural Science/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology or Master’s degree in Chemistry.

-

Assistant

Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University

-

Junior Assistant Grade-I

12th standard or equivalent from a recognised board

-

Hindi Translator

Master’s degree in Hindi with English as a compulsory or elective subject from a recognised University

-

Personal Assistant

Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University with proficiency in shorthand (80 WPM) and typing (40 WPM - English) and/or (35 WPM - Hindi)

Should be proficient in using MS Office and the internet etc.

Assistant Manager (IT)

B.Tech. or M.Tech. in Computer Science or other engineering discipline or MCA.

Total experience - 5 years

Minimum 3 years experience in relevant fields.

IT Assistant

Bachelor’s degree with minimum one year PG Diploma/ Degree in Computer Application or Information Technology or equivalent degree

OR

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Application or equivalent degree

-

Assistant Manager

Postgraduate degree or diploma (full time) in Journalism or Mass Communication or Public Relation from a recognised University

OR
Postgraduate degree or Diploma in Social Work or Psychology or Labour and Social Welfare from a recognised University

OR

Bachelor’s degree in Library Sciences or Library and Information Science from a recognised University

-

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FSSAI Recruitment 2022 Application Process

The application process for the FSSAI Recruitment 2021-22 was carried from 13th October to 12th November 2021. Interested and eligible candidates were required to apply for the recruitment only through the official website.

Steps for Filling the Application Form for FSSAI Recruitment 2021-22

  • Visit the official website at https://fssai.gov.in/.
  • Scroll down and look for the ‘[email protected] (Careers)’ option at the bottom.
  • Search for the job post and click on the ‘Apply Online’
  • Complete the registration process by providing the basic details.
  • Now, log in using your email ID and password.
  • Complete the remaining application form.
  • Upload the scanned images of the photograph and signature in the required format.
  • Pay the application fee and ‘Submit’ the form.
  • Download the confirmation page and save it for future reference.

Application Fee

The category-wise application fee details are as under:

Categories

Application Fee Amount

General/ OBC

₹ 1500/-

SC/ ST/ EWS/ PwBD/ Women/ Ex-Servicemen

₹ 500/-

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NOTE: Candidates are required to bear the bank charges. The fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.

FSSAI Recruitment 2022 Other Details

FSSAI Recruitment 2021-22 Admit Card

  • FSSAI will release the admit cards for the CBT-1 in March 2022.
  • Those who have successfully applied for the exam can download the admit card using their login credentials.
  • Admit card is a mandatory document for appearing in the exam.
  • Carry it along with a valid ID proof to the exam center.

FSSAI Recruitment Result 2021-22

  • The result for CBTs for the FSSAI recruitment 2021-22 will be released on the official website.
  • The final result/ merit list will be prepared based on the different stages of the selection process.
    For those where interviews will be taken, the final result will be announced after the interview.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question 1: When will the CBT-2 dates be announced?

The CBT-2 exam dates will be announced after the CBT-1 result is released.

Question 2: Can I apply for more than one post?

Yes. You need to apply separately for each post.

Question 3: Will there be interviews for all posts of the FSSAI recruitment?

No. Interviews will be held only for a few posts as mentioned above in the article.

Question 4: Will I be given the option to choose the exam center?

Yes. You can provide exam center choices while filling up the application form. Exam centers for CBT-1 and CBT-2 will be different.

Question 5: When will be the final result announced for the FSSAI recruitment 2021-22?

The final result date is not announced yet.

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