FSSAI Central Food Safety Officer (CFSO) / Technical Officer (TO) Syllabus 2021_00.1
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FSSAI Central Food Safety Officer (CFSO) / Technical Officer (TO) Syllabus 2021

FSSAI has released the official notification for the recruitment of various posts i.e. Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer, Assistant, Food Analyst, Deputy manager, etc. The total vacancies released by FSSAI is 233 for various posts. The candidates must be preparing for the FSSAI exam which will be conducted soon. Before preparing for any exam candidates must go through the detailed syllabus and exam pattern. We are providing you with the detailed FSSAI syllabus and exam pattern for all the posts. The selection process of FSSAI includes the written test followed by an interview. Candidates must keep visiting the official website and the following page for the latest updates regarding the FSSAI exam dates.

FSSAI Recruitment 2021

FSSAI Study Plan 2021

FSSAI Exam Pattern:

FSSAI will be recruiting 233 various vacancies. All these posts announced by FSSAI have different exam patterns. Candidates must carefully check the exam pattern of the post for which they have applied to form their preparations accordingly. In this article, we are discussing the detailed exam pattern and syllabus for FSSAI Central Food Safety Officer (CFSO) / Technical Officer (TO) Syllabus 2021. Candidates must go through it carefully for exam preparation.

Technical Officer

  1. The paper would be in two parts.
  2. There will be 120 Objective MCQ type questions
  3. The duration will be 180 minutes.
  4. For each right answer, 4 marks will be given
  5. For each wrong  answer, 1 mark will be deducted
Subject  No. Of Questions Duration
General Intelligence 10 180 Minutes
English Language 10
General Awareness 10
Computer Literacy 10
FSSAI(Functional knowledge) 80
Total 120

Syllabus:

Subject Topics
General Intelligence  Include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type for e.g. Questions on analogies, similarities, and difference, space visualization, problems solving, analysis, judgment, decision making visual memory, discriminating relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series.
General Awareness Questions to test the ability of the candidates General Awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. Also testing knowledge of current events and matters of everyday observation as may be expected of an educated person. The test will include questions relating to India and neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, sports and scientific research, etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline
English language Comprehension Would test the candidates understanding of the English language its vocabulary, grammar, etc. would include questions on comprehension, one-word substitution, synonyms and antonyms, spelling error, spotting errors in sentences, grammar noun, pronoun, adjectives, verbs, prepositions, conjunctions, use of ‘a ‘an” and ‘the’, idioms And phrases, etc, Parts of speech.
Computer Literacy The candidate is expected to be able to handle all regular office work on computers. Knowledge of MS office (word, excel, PowerPoint) including basic commands, Google Docs, emails, digital signature, Commonly use social media handles (Whatsapp, FB, Twitter, etc). would be tested.

 FSSAI Central Food Safety Officer (CFSO) / Technical Officer (TO) Syllabus 2021_50.1

 Central Food Safety Officer

  1. The paper would be in two parts.
  2. There will be 120 Objective MCQ type questions
  3. The duration will be 180 minutes.
  4. For each right answer, 4 marks will be given
  5. For each wrong  answer, 1 mark will be deducted
Subject  No. Of Questions Duration
General Intelligence 10 180 Minutes
English Language 10
General Awareness 10
Computer Literacy 10
FSSAI(Functional knowledge) 80
Total 120

Syllabus:

Subject Topics
General Intelligence It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal types for e.g. Questions on analogies, similarities, and differences, space visualization, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making visual memory, discriminating relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series.
General Awareness  Questions to test the ability of the candidates General Awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. Also testing knowledge of current events and matters of everyday observation as may be expected of an educated person. The test will include questions relating to India and neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, sports and scientific research, etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
English language Comprehension: Would test the candidates understanding of the English language its vocabulary, grammar, etc. would include questions on comprehension, one-word substitution, synonyms, and antonyms, spelling error, spotting errors in sentences, grammar noun, pronoun, adjectives, verbs, prepositions, conjunctions, use of ‘a ‘an” and ‘the’, idioms And phrases, etc, Parts of speech.
Computer Literacy A candidate is expected to be able to handle all regular office work on computers. Knowledge of MS office (word, excel, PowerPoint) including basic commands, Google Docs, emails, digital signature, Commonly use social media handles (Whattsapp, FB, Twitter, etc). would be tested

Part B

Functional Knowledge – Indicative syllabus
Subject
Indian and International Food Laws (An Overview) Food Safety and Standards Act of India, 2006 Provision, definitions and
different sections of the Act and implementation.
FSS Rules and Regulations Overview of other relevant national bodies (e.g. APEDA, BIS EIC, MPEDA, Spice
Board etc.)
International Food Control Systems/Laws, Regulations and
Standards/Guidelines with regard to Food Safety– (i) Overview of CODEX
Alimentarius. Commission (History, Members, Standard setting and Advisory
mechanisms: JECFA, JEMRA, JMPR): WTO agreements (SPS/TBT).
Important national and international accreditation bodies
FSSAI-Role, Functions, Initiatives (A General Understanding) Genesis and Evolution of FSSAI Structure and Functions of Food Authority Overview of systems and processes in Standards, Enforcement, Laboratory
ecosystem, Imports, Third-Party Audit, etc. Promoting safe and wholesome Food (Eat Right India, Food Fortification, SNF, Clean Street Food Hub, RUCO, and various other social and behavioral change initiatives)
Training and capacity building, Role of State Food Authorities

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