FSSAI Selection Process 2022: CBT, Interview & Typing Test

FSSAI Selection Process 2022: CBT, Interview & Typing Test

ByNeha Dhyani  |  Updated on: Oct 12, 2021
FSSAI Recruitment 2021: FSSAI has declared the exam date for CBT. Check the latest updates for FSSAI admit card release date 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 Selection Process 2021

Food Safety and Standard Authority of India has released the notification of the recruitment process for various posts. Interested candidates who wish to apply can visit the official website and start their application process. Any candidates who are interested in applying for the FSSAI recruitment process must know the FSSAI selection Process 2021 for any post according to which they can prepare in order to get selected.

Here we will be discussing the selection process of FSSAI and other important details related to the examination. FSSAI will conduct the recruitment process for various 254 vacancies. FSSAI 2021 selection process will include 2 Computer-Based Tests which will sort out the selected candidates for the interview after which the final selection will be made on a merit basis through the performance of the candidates in the examination.

The selection process for FSSAI 2021 will depend on the post for which the candidate is applying. Different openings along with their selection process are given below:

Posts

Selection Process

Food Analyst

Written Test +Interview

Central Food Safety Officer

CBT (Stage I) + CBT (stage II)

Assistant Manager

CBT (Stage I) + CBT (stage II)

Assistant Manager (IT)

CBT (Stage I) + CBT (stage II)

Technical Officer

CBT (Stage I) + CBT (stage II)

Hindi Translator

CBT

Assistant

CBT

Personal Assistant

CBT + Proficiency in Shorthand and Typing

IT Assistant

CBT

Junior Assistant Grade-I

CBT

FSSAI 2021 Selection Process: Shortlisting of the candidates

Candidates who appear in CBT will be shortlisted for the further selection process on the basis of their performance in the CBT. Candidates according to the next stage of the selection process are shortlisted on different criteria which are listed below:

  • Shortlisting for CBT (Stage 2): Candidates for CBT (Stage II) will be shortlisted in the ratio of 1:20 (20 people per post).
  • Shortlisting for Interview: For the interview process, candidates will be shortlisted in the ratio of 1:5 (5 people per post). 
  • Shortlisting for the Typing Test: For proficiency and typing test candidates will be shortlisted in the ratio of 1:10.

Final Selection: Final selection of the candidates will be done through a merit list which is based on the performance of the candidates in different stages of the selection process. The weightage of the final merit list will be different for each post and is given below:

Posts

Selection Process

Weightage for final Selection

Food Analyst

Written Test +Interview

Written Test: 85%

Interview: 15%

Central Food Safety Officer

CBT (Stage I) + CBT (stage II)




CBT (Stage I): 50%


CBT (Stage II): 50%

Assistant Manager

CBT (Stage I) + CBT (stage II)

Assistant Manager (IT)

CBT (Stage I) + CBT (stage II)

Technical Officer

CBT (Stage I) + CBT (stage II)

Hindi Translator

CBT


CBT

Assistant

CBT

Personal Assistant

CBT + Proficiency in Shorthand and Typing

IT Assistant

CBT

Junior Assistant Grade-I

CBT

The typing and proficiency test is the screening test to shortlist the eligible candidates for the post of Personal Assistant. In case there is a tie in the marks of two candidates, the one preferable degree will be given preference. In case there is still tia e then the older candidate will be selected. In case there is a further tie then the selection will be done in alphabetical order which means whichever candidate’s name comes first alphabetically will be selected.

Reservation

A limited number of seats are reserved for the candidate with physical disabilities. Candidates with any of the below-mentioned disabilities will be considered for selection: 

  • Visually Handicapped
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Orthopedically Handicapped
  • Autism
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Specific Learning disability
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability

Relaxations

Candidates belonging to different categories apart from the general category will be given age relaxation according to their categories listed below:

Categories

Relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

Other Backward Classes

3 years

A person with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)

10 years

PwBD + SC/ST

15 years

PwBD + OBC

13 years

Ex-Servicemen

3 years after deduction of military services 

FSSAI Selection Process FAQs

  • Candidates will be selected on a merit basis as per marks obtained in CBT and Interview. The selection process differs according to the post. Candidates are shortlisted for the next stage of the selection process and the final selection will be done on the basis of the candidate’s performance.

  • A candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks in order to apply for FSSAI.

  • Various posts in FSSAI 2021 recruitment are listed below:

    • Food Analyst
    • Central Food Safety Officer
    • Assistant Manager
    • Assistant Manager (IT)
    • Technical Officer
    • Hindi Translator
    • Assistant
    • Personal Assistant
    • IT Assistant
    • Junior Assistant Grade-I

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