FSSAI Syllabus 2021: Download Section Wise Syllabus PDF for FSSAI Exam

FSSAI Syllabus 2021: Download Section Wise Syllabus PDF for FSSAI Exam

ByNeha Dhyani  |  Updated on: Jun 29, 2021FSSAI 2021 Recruitment details will be updated soon
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FSSAI Syllabus 2021

FSSAI Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021: Before you start the exam preparation, it is essential to understand the complete pattern first. Below we have discussed the detailed FSSAI Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021 for various posts.

The Food Authority has released a total of 38 vacancies of FSSAI Principal Manager, Joint Director, Senior Manager, Senior Manager (IT), Deputy Director, Manager.  This is a great opportunity for candidates who want to be a part of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

FSSAI Syllabus details 2021

FSSAI Syllabus 2021 For Assistant Director (Technical) and Administrative Officer, Deputy Manager:

  • General Aptitude and Computer Literacy
  • Functional Knowledge Test

FSSAI Syllabus 2021 For Assistant:

  • General Intelligence
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language
  • General Awareness
  • Computer Literacy
  • FSSAI – Role, Functions, Initiatives(A General Understanding)

FSSAI Syllabus 2021 For Personal Assistant:

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Computer Literacy
  • English Language & Comprehension

Subtopics Of the FSSAI Exam 2021

General English

General Knowledge

General Studies

Finding errors

Current Affairs

Logical reasoning

Passage based questions

Sports

Analytical ability

Synonyms/ Antonyms

Budget and Five Year Plans

Decision making

Idioms, Phrases

International and National Organizations

Problem-solving

Direct/indirect speech

Important Days

Data interpretation

Sentence improvement

Books and Authors

Numbers and their relations

Fill in the Blanks

Awards and Honors

Environment

Para Jumbles

Countries and Capitals

Technology

Miscellaneous

Indian History, Economy, Geography

Security and Disaster Management

 

FSSAI Syllabus 2021 – General Aptitude (PART A)

Computer Literacy

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

General Intelligence

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

General Awareness

  • History
  • Geography
  • Culture
  • Economic Scene
  • Sports and Scientific Research
  • General Polity including Indian Constitution

English language Comprehension 

  • Comprehension
  • One word substitution
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Spelling errors
  • Spotting errors in sentences, grammar – nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, prepositions, conjunctions, use of ‘a’ ‘an” and ‘the’, idioms and phrases

FSSAI Administrative Officer Syllabus 2021 – Part B Functional Knowledge

Food Safety ecosystem

  • FSSAI – Role, Functions, Initiatives ( A General Understanding)
  • Indian and International Food Laws (An Overview)

Indian and International Food Laws:

  • Food Safety and Standards Act of India, 2006: Provision, definitions and different sections of the Act and implementation, International Food Control Systems/Laws, Regulations and Standards/Guidelines with regard to Food Safety, FSS Rules and Regulations, Overview of other relevant national bodies, Important national and international accreditation bodies

Subject Matter Knowledge

  • Principles of Food Preservation, Processing, and Packaging
  • Food Microbiology & General Principles of Food Hygiene
  • Principles and Basics of Food Chemistry and their role in Human Nutrition
  • General concepts of Food Analysis and Testing

FSSAI Exam Pattern 2021

For the post of Assistant Director (Technical) and Administrative Officer, Deputy Manager, the exam pattern is as follows:

  • There are 100 Objective MCQ Type Questions
  • The complete duration of the examination is 120 Mins
  • For every correct answer, 4 Marks would be given and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer

Parts

Subjects

No of Questions

Total Duration

Part A

General Aptitude and Computer Literacy

25

120 Mins

Part B

Functional Knowledge Test

75

Total Questions

100

Assistant Exam Pattern 2021:

The exam pattern for the post of Assistant is given below:

Subjects

No of Questions

Total Duration

General Intelligence

20

120 Mins

Quantitative Aptitude

20

English Language

15

General Awareness

25

Computer Literacy

10

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

10

Total Questions

100

FSSAI Personal Assistant Exam Pattern 2021:

The exam pattern for the post of FSSAI Personal Assistant is given below:

Subjects

No of Questions

Total Duration

General Intelligence & Reasoning

20

120 Mins

General Awareness

20

Computer Literacy

10

English Language & Comprehension

50

Total

100

Post Name: Assistant Manager (IT) & IT Assistant

  • The paper would be in two parts, with 100 Objective MCQ type questions to be attempted in 120 minutes
  • 4 marks would be given for each correct answer and 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer
  • Part A – General Aptitude- 25% weightage
  • Part B – Functional Knowledge test- 75% weightage

Part A

Section

Number of Question

Marks

General Intelligence

10

40

General Awareness:

10

40

English language Comprehension

5

20

Total

25

100

Part B

Section

Number of Question

Marks

Indian and International Food Laws

5

20

FSSAI - Role, Functions, Initiatives

5

20

Subject Matter Knowledge

65

260

Total

75

300

Post Name: Assistant & Junior Assistant Grade-I

  • The paper would be 100 Objective MCQ type questions to be attempted in 120 minutes
  • 4 marks would be given for each correct answer
  • 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer

Exam Pattern

Section

Number of Question

Marks

General Intelligence

20

80

Quantitative Aptitude

20

80

English Language

15

60

General Awareness

25

100

Computer Literacy

10

40

FSSAI - Role, Functions, Initiatives

10

40

Total

100

400

 

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