FSSAI means Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is an organization that recruits candidates for various departments. FSSAI has released the official notification for the recruitment of 233 vacancies of technical officer, assistant, personal assistant, central food safety officer, and other posts. Through this recruitment process, the FSSAI will be recruiting various vacancies from different departments. The FSSAI Exam will be conducted from 28th March to 31st March 2022.
In this article, we will be discussing the number of candidates who appeared and were shortlisted in the previous year’s examination i.e. FSSAI 2019. A total of 275 vacancies were released for 13 posts including Assistant Director, Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer, Administrative Officer, etc.
FSSAI 2019 Vacancy: 275 vacancies
FSSAI 2021 Vacancy: 233 vacancies
Number of Candidates applied Previous Year i.e 2019
The below table will give you information about how many candidates applied for the posts in the previous year. Here there are two tables as the advertisement has been released by FSSAI in 2019 twice a year for different vacancies. The first table indicates the figures of Advt. no. DR-01/2019 dated 25th January 2019 and the second table indicates about the Advt. No. DR-02/2019 dated 26th March 2019.
|Advt. no. DR-01/2019|
|Post||Total Number of Applicants|
|Senior Manager IT||287|
The below table contains the data for the advt no DR-02/2019 which was released on 26th March 2019 on the official website of FSSAI.The exam was conducted on 24th July, 25th July, and 26th July 2019.
|Advt no DR-02/2019|
|Post||Number of Applicants||Number of candidates Appeared|
|Assistant Director (technical)||2297||1627|
|Assistant Manager (IT)||503||285|
|Central Food Safety Officer||23540||14483|
|Junior Assitant Grade 1||14707||8754|
Selection Process of FSSAI
The selection process varies according to the recruitment of post. Most of the post has only CBT and Written Exam. Some of them have interviews and skill tests. These are the processes for the FSSAI Selection.
- Computer Based Test
- Written Examination
- Skill Test
|Post Name||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|