FSSAI Recruitment 2021: Exam Date, Admit Card, Vacancy (Revised), Salary, Syllabus & Exam Pattern

FSSAI Recruitment 2021: Exam Date, Admit Card, Vacancy (Revised), Salary, Syllabus & Exam Pattern

ByNeha Dhyani  |  Updated on: Nov 22, 2021FSSAI Recruitment 2021, Get here all details regarding the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) recruitment 2021 notification. FSSAI group A vacancy is cancelled. FSSAI exam date and admit card will be released soon. FSSAI will fill vacancies for assistant, central food safety officer, Technical Officer and other posts for 233 vacancies (revised). Check notification PDF, eligibility, selection process, syllabus pdf.
FSSAI Recruitment 2021, Get here all details regarding the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) recruitment 2021 notification. FSSAI group A vacancy is cancelled. FSSAI exam date and admit card will be released soon. FSSAI will fill vacancies for assistant, central food safety officer, Technical Officer and other posts for 233 vacancies (revised). Check notification PDF, eligibility, selection process, syllabus pdf.
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FSSAI Recruitment 2021 Latest Updates

The last date to apply online for FSSAI recruitment 2021 is over. All the candidates who have successfully applied online for FSSAI 2021 exam for Assistant, Central Food Safety Officer, Food Analyst and other posts will be able to download the admit card for the written exam. The exam date for FSSAI CBT will be announced soon on the official website. After the announcement of the FSSAI assistant exam date 2021 the candidates will be able to download the call letter for the written exam. 

We will update the FSSAI assistant admit card and other posts will be able to download the hall ticket by clicking the link that is given below. 

Download FSSAI Admit Card 2021

FSSAI Group A Vacancy Cancelled: FSSAI has cancelled the vacancies for the posts of Assistant Director, Assistant Director (Technical) and Deputy Manager for the advt. no. 4/2021 due to administrative reasons. All the candidates who have applied for FSSAI Group A posts for 21 vacancies will get a refund of the application fee/intimation charges in the original mode of payment. 

Download FSSAI Group A Vacancy Cancellation Notice

FSSAI Recruitment 2021: FSSAI Recruitment 2021 Notification PDF has been released for 233 vacancies (revised) by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). The FSSAI Recruitment 2021 notification has been released on the official website of FSSAI for the posts of  Assistant Director, Deputy Manager, Food Analyst, Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer (CFO), Assistant Manager, Assistant, Hindi Translator, Personal Assistant, IT Assistant, and Junior Assistant Grade- 1. The online application for FSSAI has begun from 13th October 2021 (revised), while the last date to fill the FSSAI online application was 17th November 2021 (Revised).

FSSAI Apply Online 2021, Direct Link to fill Application Form (Application Date Over)

Check FSSAI Application Fee Extension Notice 2021

FSSAI Recruitment Latest Updates: 

  • 11 Nov 2021: FSSAI Group A Vacancy cancelled. 
  • 13 Nov 2021: The last date to apply for FSSAI recruitment is over.
  • 12 Nov 2021: The last date to pay the application fee is extended as candidates were facing difficulty while making the payment.
  • 13th Oct 2021: The online application link for FSSAI recruitment for Group A and other posts is activated. 
  • 13th Oct 2021: The last date to apply for FSSAI recruitment is extended to 12 November 2021. 
  • 8th Oct 2021: FSSAI recruitment notification pdf is released for 254 vacancies.

FSSAI Recruitment 2021 Notification PDF

FSSAI Recruitment 2021: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has released a recruitment notification for the recruitment to the posts of Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer, Assistant, Food Analyst, and various other posts. Through this recruitment, FSSAI will recruit a total of 233 vacancies (revised) that will be filled on direct recruitment basis. Candidates who hold the required eligibility criteria can apply for FSSAI recruitment for Assistant, Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer other posts from 13th October to 12th November 2021 (Revised). 

FSSAI has cancelled the Group A vacancies due to administrative reasons. Therefore, the FSSAI vacancy for Assistant Director, Deputy Manager stands cancelled. 

The selection of the candidates who have applied for FSSAI recruitment for assistant, Technical Officer and other posts will be done through an online written test followed by skill test, wherever applicable. The CBT (CBT 1 and CBT 2) for FSSAI recruitment will vary as per the post for which a candidate has applied. The exam date for the FSSAI CBT date will be announced shortly on the FSSAI website.  You can download the FSSAI recruitment 2021 pdf from the link that we have provided here for your reference. 

Download FSSAI Group A Vacancy Cancellation Notice

FSSAI Group A Recruitment 2021 Notification- Download PDF

FSSAI Various Posts Recruitment 2021 Notification- Download PDF

Candidates who are interested in applying for the FSSAI recruitment 2021 shall go through the detailed information such as post wise vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection process, apply online link, steps to apply online, salary, and other details in this post. 

FSSAI Exam Date 2021

FSSAI exam date 2021 has not been released by the authorities yet. However, you can check the other important dates for FSSAI 2021 recruitment in the table below. 

FSSAI Recruitment 2021 Important Dates 
FSSAI Notification PDF Release Date30th September 2021
FSSAI Online Application Link Active13th October 2021
Last Date to Submit Online Application12th November 2021
Last Date to Pay Application Fee12th November 2021 (Revised)
FSSAI Admit Card release dateTo be notified
FSSAI Exam Date To be notified

FSSAI Vacancy 2021: Post Wise Vacancy Details

The total number of vacancies for FSSAI 2021 exam is 233 after the vacancy for Group A has been cancelled. You can check out the department and post wise FSSAI vacancy details as per the latest vacancy for FSSAI 2021 exam in the table given below. 

FSSAI Vacancy Details 2021
Post NameDepartment/CategoryVacancies
FSSAI Group A Vacancy- 21 Posts (Vacancy Cancelled) 
Deputy ManagerJournalism or Mass Communication or Public Relation05
Deputy ManagerMarketing01
Assistant Director (Technical)--09
Assistant DirectorAdmin & Finance05
Assistant DirectorLegal01

FSSAI Vacancy 2021 for Other Posts: 233 Vacancies

FSSAI Other Posts Vacancy- 233 Posts
Technical Officer125
Central Food Safety Officer37
Food Analyst04
Assistant Manager (IT)04
Assistant Manager04
Assistant33
Hindi Translator01
Personal Assistant19
IT Assistant03
Junior Assistant Grade-103
Total Vacancies233

FSSAI 2019 Vacancy Details

You can also check the previous year's vacancy details for reference.

Post Name

FSSAI Vacancy

Assistant Director

20

Technical Officer

130

Central Food Safety Officer

37

Administrative Officer

02

Assistant

34

Junior Assistant Grade-I

07

Hindi Translator

02

Personal Assistant

25

Assistant Manager (IT)

05

IT Assistant

03

Deputy Manager

06

Assistant Manager

04

Total Vacancy

275

FSSAI Online Application 2021, Application Fee

The apply online link for the various posts under FSSAI recruitment 2021 has been activated on 8th October, while you can apply online till 12th November. Here are the steps to apply online for the FSSAI recruitment 2021.

Steps to Apply for FSSAI Recruitment 2021

  • Visit the official site of FSSAI
  • Go to the Career link
  • Choose the desired profile and fill the required details
  • Now submit the details to complete the registration

Apply Online for FSSAI Recruitment 2021

Application Fees for FSSAI Recruitment 

FSSAI Application Fees & Intimation Charges
CategoryApplication FeeIntimation ChargesTotal
General/OBCRs 1000/-Rs 500/-Rs 1500/-
SC/ST/EWS/Women/Ex-Servicemen/ PwBD-Rs 500/-Rs 500/-

FSSAI Recruitment Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification, Age Limit

To be able to apply online for FSSAI recruitment 2021, you must make sure that you fulfil the eligibility criteria that include, fulfilment of age limit and educational qualification. 

Age Limit for FSSAI Recruitment (as on 12th Nov 2021)

The age limit for FSSAI recruitment will be calculated as on the last date of submission of the application form.

Post NameUpper Age Limit
Deputy Manager, Assistant Director (Technical), Assistant Director, Food Analyst35 years
Assistant Manager, Assistant Manager (IT), Assistant, Hindi Translator, Personal Assistant, IT Assistant, Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer30 years
Junior Assistant Grade-125 years

Age Relaxation for FSSAI Recruitment

Category

Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

5 Years

Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 Years

PwBD

10 Years

PwBD +SC/ST

15 Years

PwBD+ OBC

13 Years

Educational Qualification for FSSAI Recruitment for Assistant & Other Posts 

Post Name

Educational Qualification

Assistant Director

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University

Assistant Director (Technical)/

Technical Officer

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

Central Food Safety Officer

Degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or

Veterinary Sciences or Biochemistry or Microbiology or Masters Degree in Chemistry or degree in medicine from a recognized University

Administrative Officer

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or Institution; and three years’ experience in handling

administration, finance, human resource development or/ and vigilance and accounts matters

Assistant

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or Institution

Junior Assistant Grade-I

12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University

Hindi Translator

Masters degree from a recognized University in Hindi with English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the

medium of examination at degree level

Personal Assistant

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or Institution with proficiency in shorthand (80 WPM) and typing (40 WPM - English) and/ or (35 WPM Hindi) (ii) Should be computer literate and proficient in using MS Office and internet etc

Assistant Manager (IT)

B. Tech or M. Tech in Computer Science or any other relevant Engineering Discipline or MCA or Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field

Deputy Manager

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

Assistant Manager

Post Graduate Degree or Diploma (Full Time courses) in journalism or Mass communication

Detailed FSSAI Eligibility Criteria  

Selection Process for FSSAI Recruitment

The selection process of the candidates for FSSAI recruitment 2021 will be done through a computer-based test (CBT). The FSSAI CBT will vary as per the post for which you have applied. There are 2 CBTs for some posts as well as skill test as per the requirement. The table below depicts the FSSAI selection process as per the post. 

FSSAI Selection Process
Post Selection Process Weightage assigned
Food AnalystWritten Test + Interview

Written Test – 85%

Interview – 15%

Technical OfficerCBT (Stage-1) + CBT (Stage-2)

CBT (Stage-1) – 50%

CBT (Stage-2) – 50%

Central Food Safety OfficerCBT (Stage-1) + CBT (Stage-2)
Assistant Manager (IT)CBT (Stage-1) + CBT (Stage-2)
Assistant ManagerCBT (Stage-1) + CBT (Stage-2)
Hindi TranslatorCBTCBT – 100%
AssistantCBT
Personal AssistantCBT + Proficiency in Shorthand and Typing
IT AssistantCBT
Junior Assistant Grade-ICBT
Assistant DirectorCBT (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 ManagerCBT (Stage-1) + CBT (Stage-2) + Interview

FSSAI Exam Pattern 2021: Post Wise Paper Pattern

The exam pattern for FSSAI 2021 Recruitment will vary as per the post. The post wise FSSAI exam pattern is given below in the table below. 

  • FSSAI exam will be for a total of 400 marks. 
  • Each question in FSSAI CBT will be of 4 marks, thus, the total paper for FSSAI CBT will be of 400 marks. 
  • You will get 4 marks for every correct answer while 1 mark will be deducted for an incorrect answer. 
  • The total duration of the FSSAI written examination is 120 Mins or 3 hours.

The exam pattern for various posts has been listed below.

FSSAI Technical Officer & Central Food Safety Officer Exam Pattern

FSSAI Technical Officer & Central Food Safety Officer Exam Pattern

Subject

No. of Questions

General Intelligence

05

General Awareness

05

English Language and Comprehension

05

Computer Literacy

10

Indian and International Food Laws (An Overview)

25

FSSAI – Role, Functions, Initiatives ( A General Understanding)

25

Subject Matter Knowledge

25

Total

100

FSSAI Junior Assistant Grade- I & Assistant Exam Pattern

FSSAI Junior Assistant Grade- I & Assistant Exam Pattern

Subjects

No. of Questions

General Intelligence

20

Quantitative Aptitude

20

English Language

15

General Awareness

25

Computer Literacy

10

FSSAI – Role, Functions, Initiatives ( A General Understanding)

10

Total

100

FSSAI Hindi Translator Exam Pattern

FSSAI Hindi Translator Exam Pattern

Paper

Subject

No. of Questions

Paper 1

General Hindi

100

General English

Paper 2

Translation and Essay Descriptive Paper

4 Question each having 25 Marks

FSSAI Assistant Director Exam Pattern

FSSAI Assistant Director Exam Pattern

Subject

No. of Questions

General Intelligence

05

General Awareness

05

English Language and Comprehension

05

Computer Literacy

10

Indian and International Food Laws (An Overview)

10

FSSAI – Role, Functions, Initiatives ( A General Understanding)

10

Subject Matter Knowledge

55

Total

100

FSSAI Assistant Manager (IT) & IT Assistant Exam Pattern

FSSAI Assistant Manager (IT) & IT Assistant Exam Pattern

Subject

No. of Questions

General Intelligence

10

General Awareness

10

English Language and Comprehension

05

Indian and International Food Laws (An Overview)

05

FSSAI – Role, Functions, Initiatives ( A General Understanding)

05

Subject Matter Knowledge

65

Total

100

FSSAI Syllabus 2021: Subject Wise Syllabus

The syllabus for FSSAI is given below for your reference.

Computer Literacy

  • Knowledge of MS office (word, excel, PowerPoint) including basic commands, Google Doc, emails, commonly use social media handles (Whatsapp, FB, Twitter etc) (10 Marks)

Functional Knowledge Test about FSSAI

  • Indian and International Food Laws (An Overview) (25 Marks)
  • FSSAI - Role, Functions, Initiatives ( A General Understanding) (25 Marks)
  • Subject Matter Knowledge (25 Marks)

General Intelligence

  • Coding and Decoding
  • Similarities and differences
  • Space visualization
  • Relationship concepts
  • Problem-solving
  • Analysis
  • Arithmetical number series
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Judgment
  • Discriminating observations
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Non-verbal series

General Awareness

  • Economic scene
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Sports and scientific research
  • General Polity including Indian Constitution
  • Current Affairs of Indian and the World
  • Awards and Honours

English Language

  • Vocabulary
  • Finding errors
  • Comprehension
  • Idioms, Phrases
  • Direct/indirect speech
  • Sentence improvement
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para Jumbles
  • Miscellaneous
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Word substitution
  • Spotting errors in sentences
  • Spelling error

FSSAI Admit Card 2021

FSSAI Admit Card 2021 will be released officially on the FSSAI website. Candidates will be able to download the FSSAI hall ticket for the CBT exam 10 days before the exam date. You would need to visit the official website and login using your application number and password to be able to download FSSAI call letter 2021. 

FSSAI Result 2021

The FSSAI Result 2021 will be released after the successful completion of the FSSAI exam. The FSSAI CBT result will be released officially on the FSSAI website. Meanwhile, you can check out the previous year result for FSSAI recruitment here in the table. 

FSSAI Result 2019 (Previous Year)

The Written Exam result for FSSAI has been released. FSSAI Mains Exam 2020 was conducted on 10th and 11th October 2020. The link to check the result has been mentioned above. Alternatively, you can also visit the official website of FSSAI to check your result. FSSAI CBT paper 1 result has been given below as per the post. 

PostDirect Link
Assistant DirectorDownload Here
Assistant Director (Technical)Download Here
Technical OfficerDownload Here
Central Food Safety OfficerDownload Here
Administrative OfficerDownload Here
AssistantDownload Here
Junior Assistant Grade IDownload Here
Hindi TranslatorDownload Here
Personal AssistantDownload Here
Assistant Manager (IT)Download Here
IT AssistantDownload Here
Deputy ManagerDownload Here
Assistant ManagerDownload Here

 

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An IT engineer turned Writer, Neha is a versatile content creator at ‘Gradeup’, who covers news and top stories of the education sector. She has been in the industry since 2015. She is passionate about her work, however, when she isn’t crafting content, she’s probably reading, playing badminton, watching YouTube or just lazing around. Her email address is neha.dhyani@gradeup.co.
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  • The exam date for the FSSAI recruitment is not out yet, however, the notification is released on 30th September 2021.

  • This year a total of 254 vacancies have been released. 

  • The FSSAI recruitment 2021 is out for various posts such as Assistant Director, Deputy Manager, Food Analyst, Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer, Assistant Manager, Assistant, Hindi Translator, Personal Assistant, IT Assistant, and Junior Assistant Grade- 1.

  • The last date to apply for FSSAI recruitment 2021 is 12th November 2021. 

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