FSSAI Recruitment 2023: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India will release a notification for the recruitment of Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer, Assistant, Food Analyst, and various other posts. The online registration for FSSAI Recruitment 2023 will be started soon on its official website. The initial appointment of the selected candidates will be on probation for a period of two years. At Authority’s discretion, the probationary period can also be extended as per rules. The selected candidates for the respective posts they have applied for may be posted and transferred anywhere in India.

FSSAI Recruitment 2023 Notification 

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India will release FSSAI Recruitment 2023 Notification for Group A and other posts on its official website With the release of the FSSAI notification, the exam pattern, syllabus, dates, vacancy, eligibility and other related details will be published. As FSSAI Notification 2023 PDF is uploaded officially, we will provide the direct link here too. 

FSSAI 2021 Notification {Last Year} PDF- Click to Download 

FSSAI Recruitment 2023- Overview

FSSAI will announce various vacancies to be filled through Direct Recruitment basis for which the candidates have to first submit their online applications. Check the job summary for FSSAI Recruitment 2023 from the below overview table. 

FSSAI Recruitment 2023 Overview
Exam Name Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, FSSAI
Vacancies To be notified
Posts  Group A & Other Posts
Application Mode Online
Registration Date To be notified
Job Category Govt Jobs
Recruitment Basis Direct Recruitment
Selection process CBT/ CBT+ Interview
Job Location Across India
Salary Level 4 to 13
Official website www.fssai.gov.in

FSSAI Recruitment 2023- Important Dates

The complete exam schedule for FSSAI Exam Date 2023 for the online examination to be conducted for FSSAI Recruitment 2023 exam will be released on the official website. Check the below table for other important dates.

FSSAI Recruitment 2023- Important Dates
Activity Dates
Notification Release Date
Online Application Link Active
Last Date to Submit Online Application
Last Date to Pay Application Fee
FSSAI Admit Card 2023
CBT-1 Exam Dates 2023
FSSAI Result 2023
FSSAI CBT-2 Exam Date 2023

FSSAI Vacancy 2023

FSSAI Vacancy 2023 will be released along with FSSAI Recruitment 2023 Notification. Till then candidates can check FSSAI Vacancy 2021.

FSSAI Recruitment 2021 Vacancy Details
Post Name Department/Category Vacancies
FSSAI Other Posts Vacancy- 233 Posts
Technical Officer 125
Central Food Safety Officer 37
Food Analyst 04
Assistant Manager (IT) 04 
Assistant Manager  Journalism or Mass Communication or Public Relation 02
Assistant Manager  Social Work, Psychology, Labour and Social Welfare, Library Science 02
Assistant 33 
Hindi Translator 01 
Personal Assistant 19
IT Assistant 03
Junior Assistant Grade-1 03
Total Vacancies 233

FSSAI Online Application 2023

The online registration process for FSSAI Recruitment 2023 will be released on the official website www.fssai.gov.in. The interested and eligible applicants will apply directly for FSSAI recruitment 2023 from the below link when it’s released officially. 

Click to Apply for FSSAI Recruitment 2023 [Link Inactive]

Steps to Apply for FSSAI Recruitment 2023

Step-1 Click on the link that is given above or visit the official website of FSSAI @www.fssai.gov.in

Step-2 Scroll down the page and search for Jobs @FSSAI (Careers) at the bottom.

Step-3 Search for the job post you are interested in and click on “Apply Online”.

Step-4 The candidates will have to log in themselves first.

Step-5 Log in using their “Email I.D and the Password“.

Step-6 Fill in the details required in the application form correctly by providing the details.

Step-7 Upload your photo and signature in the required dimension and size.

Step-8 Finally, pay the required application fee and click on “Submit”.

Step-9 Save and download the application form for future use. 

FSSAI Recruitment 2023 Application Fee

The application forms for FSSAI Recruitment 2023 will not be accepted without the required application fee which has been categorised below. The fee is to be paid through online mode only. 

FSSAI Application Fees & Intimation Charges
Category Application Fee Intimation Charges Total Fee
General/OBC Rs 1000/- Rs 500/- Rs 1500/-
SC/ST/EWS/Women/Ex-Servicemen/ PwBD Nil Rs 500/- Rs 500/-

FSSAI Recruitment 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for FSSAI Recruitment 2023 exam will be released along with its official notification. Have a look at the required post-wise eligibility criteria essential for FSSAI Recruitment 2023. The candidates holding the minimum education qualification and fall within the age limit can apply for the vacancies.

FSSAI Recruitment Age Limit

Post Name Upper Age Limit
Food Analyst 35 years
Assistant Manager, Assistant Manager (IT), Assistant, Hindi Translator, Personal Assistant, IT Assistant, Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer 30 years
Junior Assistant Grade-1 25 years

FSSAI Recruitment Education Qualification

Post Name Academic Requirement
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.

OR

BE or B.Tech in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Food Process Engineering or Food Processing Technology or Fruit & Vegetable Technology or Food Safety & Quality Assurance or Bachelor’s degree in Medicine or Veterinary Sciences or Fisheries or Animal Sciences

OR

PG Diploma of at least one-year duration in Food Safety or Food Science or Food Processing or Quality Assurance in Food sector or Dietetic and Public Health or Nutrition or Dairy Science or Bakery Science or Post Harvest Technology

Central Food Safety Officer Degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or Veterinary Sciences or Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology or Master’s Degree in Chemistry or degree in medicine from a recognized University
Food Analyst

Master’s Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry or Dairy Chemistry or Food Technology or Food Science & Technology or Food & Nutrition or Edible Oil Technology or Microbiology

OR

Bachelor of Technology in Dairy or Oil or degree in Veterinary Sciences and 3 years of experience in the analysis of food

Assistant Manager 

Post Graduate Degree or Diploma (Full Time courses) in journalism or Mass Communication or Public Relation from a recognized university or Institute

OR

Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Social Work or psychology or Labour and Social Welfare from a recognized university or Institute

OR

Bachelor’s degree in Library Sciences or Library and Information Science of a recognized University or Institute. Two years of professional experience in a Library under Central or State Govt. or Autonomous or Statutory Organisation or Public Sector Undertaking or University.

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 and 5 Years of total experience. Minimum 3 years’ experience in relevant field.

Assistant Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institution
Hindi Translator

Masters degree in Hindi with English as a compulsory subject and vice versa.

OR

Masters degree in any other subject with Hindi and English as compulsory subjects

Personal Assistant Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institution with proficiency in shorthand (80 WPM) and typing (40 WPM – English) and/ or (35 WPM Hindi) Should be computer literate and proficient in using MS Office and internet etc.
IT Assistant

Bachelor’s Degree with at least one year PG Diploma/Degree in Computer Application or Information Technology or equivalent degree in relevant field.

OR

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Application or equivalent degree in relevant field

Junior Assistant Grade-1 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University

FSSAI Recruitment Nationality

The candidate applying for FSSAI Recruitment 2023 must be either a citizen of India, or a subject of Nepal, or a subject of Bhutan, or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

FSSAI Recruitment 2023 Selection Process 

The candidates will be selected through Computer Based Test (Stage 1 /Stage 2) and for some posts, there will be an interview round too. Check the post-wise selection process from the below section. 

FSSAI Selection Process
Post Advertised 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%
Assistant CBT
Personal Assistant CBT + Proficiency in Shorthand and Typing
IT Assistant CBT
Junior Assistant Grade-I CBT

FSSAI Recruitment 2023 Exam Pattern 

  1. It will consist of 100 Objective MCQ Type Questions
  2. The total duration of the examination is 120 Mins
  3. For every correct answer, 4 Marks would be given and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer

The exam pattern for various posts has been listed below.

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
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
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
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
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 Recruitment 2023 Syllabus 

The FSSAI Recruitment 2023 syllabus for some general subjects has been discussed below. The candidates must prepare as per the post they have applied for. 

General Intelligence

  1. Analogies
  2. Similarities and differences
  3. Space visualization
  4. Relationship concepts
  5. Problem-solving
  6. Analysis
  7. Arithmetical number series
  8. Verbal and figure classification
  9. Decision making
  10. Visual memory
  11. Judgment
  12. Discriminating observations
  13. Arithmetical reasoning
  14. Non-verbal series

General Awareness

  1. Economic scene
  2. History
  3. Culture
  4. Geography
  5. Sports and scientific research
  6. General Polity including Indian Constitution
  7. Current Affairs

English Language

  1. General English
  2. Finding errors
  3. Passage based questions
  4. Idioms, Phrases
  5. Direct/indirect speech
  6. Sentence improvement
  7. Fill in the Blanks
  8. Para Jumbles
  9. Miscellaneous
  10. Synonyms and antonyms
  11. Word substitution
  12. Spotting errors in sentences
  13. Spelling error
  14. Grammar – noun, pronoun, adjectives, verbs, prepositions, conjunctions, use of ‘a’ ‘an” and ‘the’, idioms and phrases

Computer Literacy

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

Check Detailed FSSAI Exam Pattern & Syllabus

FSSAI Salary Structure 2023

The selected candidates will draw a starting basic pay in the Pay Level as mentioned in the below table and they will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Children Education Allowance, LTC etc, as applicable for Central Government employees. Selected candidates will be governed by the defined contributory National Pension System (NPS) in addition to the benefit of gratuity.

Name of the Post Pay Scale
Technical Officer Rs.44,900/- to Rs.1,42,400/-
Central Food Safety Officer Rs.44,900/- to Rs.1,42,400/-
Assistant Rs.35,400/- to Rs.1,12,400/-
Food Analyst Rs.56,100/- to Rs.1,77,500/-
Assistant Manager (IT) Rs.44,900/- to Rs.1,42,400/-
Assistant Manager Rs.44,900/- to Rs.1,42,400/-
Hindi Translator Rs.35,400/- to Rs.1,12,400/-
Personal Assistant Rs.35,400/- to Rs.1,12,400/-
IT Assistant Rs.35,400/- to Rs.1,12,400/-
Junior Assistant Grade- I Rs.25,500/- to Rs.81,100/-

Check Post-wise Detailed FSSAI Salary

FSSAI Recruitment 2023 Admit Card

The candidates whose application forms are successfully accepted by FSSAI has been issued with the hall ticket to Computer-Based Test-1 through online mode. The FSSAI Admit Card is uploaded on the official website. The candidates qualifying in CBT-1 will be issued with admit card for CBT-2. 

Click for FSSAI Admit Card 2023

FSSAI Recruitment 2023 Result

The result with the names/roll numbers of the qualifying candidates in CBT-1 will be published on the official website after the exam is over. The candidates with their names in the result will be eligible for CBT-2 or interview round whichever is the next stage for the selection process.  

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