FSSAI Food Analyst Exam: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has released official advertisement for the post of Food Analyst. Interested and Eligible Candidates can apply online from 16/10/2019. Last Date for Online Registration is- 15/11/2019. Total Number of Posts are 5. Check FSSAI Food Analyst Exam Pattern, FSSAI Food Analyst Exam, FSSAI Food Analyst Exam Criteria, FSSAI FAE Syllabus, FSSAI FAE Pattern.
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), hereinafter referred to as ‘Food Authority’ is a statutory Body under M/o Health and Family Welfare. FSSAI has been created for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption to 130 crore citizens of the country.
For further strengthening its core competencies, FSSAI invites applications on direct recruitment basis from dynamic, proficient and motivated candidates looking for exciting career opportunities in Food Regulatory System and wanted to be a part of our growth journey. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the vacancies ONLINE, through our website www.fssai.gov.in.
Candidates to Ensure their Eligibility for the Posts:
Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for the advertised posts. The candidates qualified in Food Analyst Examination conducted by FSSAI are only eligible to apply for the post of Food Analyst.
The Food Authority would admit to the Examinations all the candidates applying for the post with the
requisite fee/intimation charges (wherever applicable) on the basis of the information furnished in the ONLINE application and shall determine their eligibility only at the final stage i.e. interview or document verification.
If at that stage, it is found that any information furnished in the ONLINE application is false/ incorrect or if according to the Food Authority, the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/ her candidature will be cancelled and he/she will not be allowed to appear for interview and can be removed from service without notice, if he/she has already joined the Authority.
Mode of Application:
Candidates are required to apply only ONLINE through the Authority’s website www.fssai.gov.in. No other mode for submission of application is available.
Online Registration of Applications-16/10/2019
Last Date for Online Application- 15/11/2019 (Till 11.59 PM)
Help Facility: In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/intimation charges or in downloading of Admission Letter, queries may be made through e-mail at [email protected]
Do not forget to mention ‘FSSAI’ – DR-03/2019′ ‘Post Applied For’ in the subject of the email.
Age Limit- 35 Years (Age Relaxation as per Government Norms)
Number of Posts- 6
FSSAI Food Analyst Exam Educational Criteria:
(i) Master’s degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry or microbiology or Dairy Chemistry or Food Technology, Food and Nutrition or Bachelor of Technology in Dairy or Oil or degree in Veterinary Sciences from a university established in India by law or is an associate of the Institution of Chemists (India) by examination in the section of Food Analysts conducted by the Institution of Chemists (India) or any other equivalent qualification recognized and notified by the Central government for such purposes and has not less than three years experience in the analysis of food.
(ii) Has been declared qualified for appointment as a Food Analyst by a board appointed and notified by the Authority
Desirable: Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering or Council of Scientific and Industrial Research or Indian Council of Agricultural Research National Eligibility Test.
Note 1: Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the competent authority in the case of candidates otherwise well qualified.
Note 2: The qualification(s) regarding experience is relaxable at the discretion of the competent authority in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes if at any stage of selection, the competent authority is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the vacancy reserved for them.
All persons on contract in the services of the Authority on the date of notification of the Recruitment Regulations shall be eligible for weightage in selection process. The weightage shall be given on two parameters viz. number of years of service rendered in the Authority (30% weightage) plus Performance Appraisal (70% weightage).
Selection Process: Selection for the aforementioned posts will be done as per the stages given below. Marks scored in written test and Interview together will be counted for final selection. Further, the Authority reserves the right to introduce additional stage of examination which would be notified at suitable time, if considered necessary
Written Exam + Interview
Shortlisting of Candidates for Interview – Candidates who fulfill the prescribed minimum essential qualifications for a particular post are generally shortlisted. However, the prescribed essential qualifications are the minimum and the mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be short-listed or called for interview.
In the event of number of applications being large, Authority will adopt short listing criteria to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable number by any or more of the following methods:
(i) On the basis of Desirable Qualification (DQ) or any one or all of the DQs if more than one DQ is prescribed.
(ii) On the basis of higher educational qualifications than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement
(iii) On the basis of higher experience in the relevant field than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement
(iv) By counting experience before or after the acquisition of essential qualifications
(v) By holding a Recruitment Test (vi) Or any other criteria as Appointing Authority decide.
FSSAI Food Analyst Exam Pattern:
Note 1: The Authority may prescribe sectional as well as overall qualifying cutoff.
Note 2: All question will be of subjective type.
D. Examination Centres:
I. Centers of examinations will be intimated in due course. II. The date of holding the examination will be intimated in due course. III. Candidates will appear for the examination at an Examination Centre at their own risks and expenses. The Authority does not make any arrangements for boarding/lodging of candidates. Authority will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature during the course of Examination. IV. Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at FSSAI, Headquarters.