FSSAI Recruitment 2021: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has released an official notification for the recruitment for various Group-A and other posts on a total of 254 vacancies against Advt No. DR-03/2021 and DR-04/2021. Now the online applications started from 13th October 2021 and the last date to apply online is 12th November 2021. Through this recruitment, FSSAI is going to fulfill recruitment of various posts i.e. Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer, Assistant, Food Analyst, Deputy manager, etc. The interested candidates can go through the detailed notification from the article below. The candidates will be provided with the important dates, eligibility criteria, official notification, selection process, etc.
FSSAI Recruitment 2021:Important Dates
The detailed notification of FSSAI is released on the official website on 30th September 2021. All the important dates have been mentioned in the below table.
|FSSAI Recruitment 2021|
|Organization Name||Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Advt no.||DR-03/2021 & 04/2021|
|Number of Vacancies||254|
|Online Application Starts||13th October 2021 [New]|
|Last date to apply online||12th November 2021 [New]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Marking Scheme||4 marks for each|
|Negative Marking||0.25 marks|
|Selection Process||Written Test -Interview|
|Exam Date||announced soon|
FSSAI Recruitment Notification 2021
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has released the official notifications against Advt. no. DR-03/2021 and DR-04/2021 for Group A and other posts on the official website i.e. https://www.fssai.gov.in/.Candidates can download the notifications from the links provided below.
FSSAI Vacancy Details
The total number of vacancies released by FSSAI is 254 for Group A and the various other posts. The detailed vacancy breakdown has been provided below. Canddiates must check the table for the vacancy released by the FSSAI.
|FSSAI Group A Vacancy- 21 Posts|
|Assistant Director (Technical)||09|
|FSSAI Other Posts Vacancy- 233 Posts|
|Central Food Safety Officer||37|
|Assistant Manager (IT)||04|
|Junior Assistant Grade-1||03|
FSSAI Recruitment Eligibility Criteria
Before applying for any recruitment process candidates must go through the detailed eligibility criteria. Candidates need to satisfy the educational and age criteria to apply online for the FSSAI recruitment process.
The educational qualification varies according to the post. The details have been tabulated below.
Post Graduate Degree or Diploma (Full Time courses) in journalism or Mass Communication or Public Relation or MBA with specialization in Marketing from a recognized university or Institute and six years of experience.
|Assistant Director (Technical)||
M.Tech/ PG Diploma/ B.E. B.Tech
Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or Institution; and six years experience in handling administration, finance, human resource development or/ and vigilance and accounts matters.
Degree of Law from a recognized University or institution with three years experience of handling legal matters or working experience as a Law Officer in a reputed Government or Autonomous body or Research Institutions or Universities or Public Sector Undertakings or Law firms.
“Master Degree from a recognized University or Institution 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.
BE or B.Tech in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Food Process Engineering or Food Processing Technology or Fruit & Vegetable Technology or Food Safety & Quality Assurance or Bachelor’s degree in Medicine or Veterinary Sciences or Fisheries or Animal Sciences
PG Diploma of at least one-year duration in Food Safety or Food Science or Food Processing or Quality Assurance in Food sector or Dietetic and Public Health or Nutrition or Dairy Science or Bakery Science or Post Harvest Technology
|Central Food Safety Officer||
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
Master’s Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry or Dairy Chemistry or Food Technology or Food Science & Technology or Food & Nutrition or Edible Oil Technology or Microbiology
Bachelor of Technology in Dairy or Oil or degree in Veterinary Sciences and 3 years of experience in the analysis of food
Post Graduate Degree or Diploma (Full Time courses) in journalism or Mass Communication or Public Relation from a recognized university or Institute
Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Social Work or psychology or Labour and Social Welfare from a recognized university or Institute
Bachelor’s degree in Library Sciences or Library and Information Science of a recognized University or Institute. Two years of professional experience in a Library under Central or State Govt. or Autonomous or Statutory Organisation or Public Sector Undertaking or University.
|Assistant Manager (IT)||
B. Tech or M. Tech in Computer Science or any other relevant Engineering Discipline or MCA
Bachelor’s Degree in Relevant field and 5 Years of total experience. Minimum 3 years’ experience in relevant field.
Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institution
Masters degree in Hindi with English as a compulsory subject and vice versa.
Masters degree in any other subject with Hindi and English as compulsory subjects
Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institution with proficiency in shorthand (80 WPM) and typing (40 WPM – English) and/ or (35 WPM Hindi) Should be computer literate and proficient in using MS Office and internet etc.
Bachelor’s Degree with at least one year PG Diploma/Degree in Computer Application or Information Technology or equivalent degree in relevant field.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Application or equivalent degree in relevant field
|Junior Assistant Grade-1||
12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University
The minimum age should be 25 years and the maximum age should be 35 years. The candidates should not exceed more than the below age as of the closing date of the online application i.e. 12th November 2021.
|Name of the post||Upper Age Limit|
|Deputy Manager, Assistant Director (Technical), Assistant Director, Food Analyst||35 years|
|Assistant Manager, Assistant Manager (IT), Assistant, Hindi Translator, Personal Assistant, IT Assistant, Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer||30 years|
|Junior Assistant Grade-1||25 years|
|Category||Application Fee||Intimation Charges||Total Fee|
|General/OBC||Rs 1000/-||Rs 500/-||Rs 1500/-|
|SC/ST/EWS/Women/Ex-Servicemen/ PwBD||Nil||Rs 500/-||Rs 500/-|
How to Apply Online For FSSAI Recruitment 2021?
Candidates need to follow the below steps to apply online for the FSSAI Recruitment process. The Online application link will be activated from 13th October 2021.
- Click on the link that is given below or visit the official website @fssai.gov.in
- Scroll down the page and click on Jobs @FSSAI at the bottom.
- Search for the job post you are interested in.
- The candidates will have to log in themselves first.
- Log in using their “Email I.D and the Password”
- Fill the form correctly by providing the details.
- Upload your photo and signature.
- Finally, pay the required application fee.
- Submit the application
- Get a printout for future reference
Click here to apply online for the FSSAI Recruitment 2021(Link activated )
FSSAI Selection Process
The FSSAI Selection process with different stages and weightage is given in the table below:
|Post Advertised||Stages of Selection||Weightage assigned|
|Food Analyst||Written Test + Interview||Written Test – 85%Interview – 15%|
|Technical Officer||CBT (Stage-1) + CBT (Stage-2)||CBT (Stage-1) – 50%CBT (Stage-2) – 50%|
|Central Food Safety Officer||CBT (Stage-1) + CBT (Stage-2)|
|Assistant Manager (IT)||CBT (Stage-1) + CBT (Stage-2)|
|Assistant Manager||CBT (Stage-1) + CBT (Stage-2)|
|Hindi Translator||CBT||CBT – 100%|
|Personal Assistant||CBT + Proficiency in Shorthand and Typing|
|Junior Assistant Grade-I||CBT|
|Assistant Director||CBT (Stage-1) + CBT (Stage-2) + Interview||CBT (Stage-1) – 50%CBT (Stage-2) – 35%
Interview – 15%
|Assistant Director (Technical)||CBT (Stage-1) + CBT (Stage-2) + Interview|
|Deputy Manager||CBT (Stage-1) + CBT (Stage-2) + Interview|
FSSAI Recruitment 2021 Salary Structure
The detailed salary structure for the FSSAI Recruitment has been provided below. The salary structure includes Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Children Education Allowance, LTC, etc, as applicable for Central Government employees. There are different levels of salary structures assigned for different posts which are explained in the below table.
|Post Name||Pay Level|
|Deputy Manager||Level 10|
|Assistant Director (Technical)||Level 10|
|Assistant Director||Level 10|
|Technical Officer||Level 07|
|Central Food Safety Officer||Level 07|
|Food Analyst||Level 10|
|Assistant Manager (IT)||Level 07|
|Assistant Manager||Level 07|
|Hindi Translator||Level 06|
|Personal Assistant||Level 06|
|IT Assistant||Level 06|
|Junior Assistant Grade-1||Level 04|
FSSAI Recruitment 2021:FAQ
Q.When will the online application of FSSAI recruitment will begin?
Ans: The online application for the FSSAI will begin on 13th October 2021.
Q. What is the last date to apply online for the FSSAI Recruitment 2021?
Ans: The last date to apply online is 12th November 2021.
Q.How many vacancies are there for FSSAI Recruitment 2021?
Ans. There are a total of 254 vacancies on Group A posts and various other posts.
Q. What is the time duration of the FSSAI Exam 2021?
Ans: Candidates will be given 120 minutes for the FSSAI Exam 2021.
Q. How can I prepare efficiently for the FSSAI Exam 2021?
Ans: To ensure scoring maximum marks in the FSSAI Exam 2021, candidates must familiarise themselves with the syllabus and exam pattern thoroughly.