FSSAI Syllabus 2021: Check Post-wise Exam Pattern & Syllabus PDF

FSSAI Syllabus 2021: Check Post-wise Exam Pattern & Syllabus PDF

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 Syllabus 2021: Post Wise Syllabus

FSSAI Syllabus 2021: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has released the official syllabus pdf on its website. Candidates who have applied for the FSSAI recruitment 2021 for 233 vacancies (revised) can download the FSSAI syllabus for the post of  Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer, Assistant, Food Analyst, and other posts through the direct link that is given in this post. 

FSSAI syllabus for assistant and other posts will help you know the important topics and develop a strategy to accomplish your goal. FSSAI syllabus will have questions from the functional knowledge about FSSAI, Reasoning, Aptitude, Computer Literacy, English Language, and General Awareness. The post wise syllabus for FSSAI is likely to vary. Read this post to check the FSSAI syllabus and exam pattern for FSSAI 2021. Further, you can also download the FSSAI official syllabus pdf in this post. 

FSSAI Syllabus 2021: Overview

Candidates are advised to pin this page to check the syllabus and exam pattern because these are the basis of the FSSAI 2021 examination. If you know the syllabus and exam pattern completely it will give you clarity about the exam and will help you to make a strategy.

FSSAI Syllabus 2021
Name of the organisationFood Safety and Standards Authority of India, FSSAI
Post Name
  • Food Analyst
  • Technical Officer
  • Central Food Safety Officer (CFSO)
  • Assistant Manager
  • Assistant
  • Hindi Translator
  • Personal Assistant
  • IT Assistant
  • Junior Assistant Grade- 1.
CategorySyllabus
Exam LevelCentral Government
Mode of ExamOnline
Marking Scheme4 marks for each
Negative Marking0.25 marks per incorrect answer 
Selection Process
  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Interview (Wherever applicable)
  • Skill Test (Wherever applicable)
Official Websitewww.fssai.gov.in

FSSAI Syllabus 2021: Subject Wise Syllabus

The subject wise syllabus for FSSAI recruitment is given below.

Computer Literacy Syllabus

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

General Intelligence Syllabus

  • 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 Syllabus

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

English language Comprehension Syllabus

  • 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

Also Check: 

FSSAI Administrative Officer Syllabus 2021 – Part B Functional Knowledge

Indian and International Food Laws: For the post of Food Analyst

  • Food Safety and Standards Act of India, 2006: Provision, definitions, and different sections of the Act and implementation.
  • FSS Rules and Regulations
  • Overview of other relevant national bodies (e.g. APEDA, BIS EIC, MPEDA, Spice Board, etc.)
  • International Food Control Systems/Laws, Regulations and Standards/Guidelines with regard to Food Safety- Overview of CODEX Alimentarius Commission (History, Members, Standard setting and Advisory mechanisms: JECFA, JEMRA JMPR): WTO agreements (SPS/TBT)
  • Important national and international accreditation bodies

FSSAI - Role, Functions, Initiatives: A General Understanding (25 Questions for other posts)

  • Genesis and Evolution of FSSAI
  • Structure and Functions of Food Authority
  • Overview of systems and processes in Standards, Enforcement, Laboratory ecosystem, Imports, Third-Party Audit, etc.
  • Promoting safe and wholesome Food (Eat Right India, Food Fortification, SNF, Clean Street Food Hub, RUCO, and various other social and behavioural change initiatives)
  • Training and capacity building
  • Role of State Food Authorities

Download FSSAI Syllabus PDF 2021: Official Syllabus

FSSAI syllabus pdf is given below for you to download. The FSSAI official syllabus is available on the official website of FSSAI as well. Click on the link given below to download FSSAI syllabus 2021. 

Download FSSAI Syllabus PDF 2021

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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  • Yes, there is a negative marking mentioned by the FSSAI recruitment board.

  • You can effectively prepare the complete syllabus for FSSAI by following a study plan that take into account all the topics in the syllabus

  • The authorities in The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India decides the FSSAI Syllabus

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