FSSAI Study Materials PDF: 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 FSSAI website.
Q 1. Whether one candidate can apply for more than one post?
Ans. Yes. However, separate online application is to be filled for each post candidate intends to apply for.
Q 2. Whether CTC criteria can be relaxed?
Ans. CTC criteria has been computed based on Basic Pay and other allowances such as DA, HRA, TA, NPS Contribution, LTC, etc. attached to the feeder cadre post. This cannot be relaxed.
Q 3. Whether the prescribed eligibility conditions like educational qualifications, age, experience, etc. can be relaxed?
Ans. The eligibility conditions, like educational qualifications, experience etc. for various posts, have been determined keeping in view the requirement of the job. Hence, the recruitment to the various posts will be done strictly in accordance with the provisions laid down in the Recruitment Regulations.
Q 4. What will be the pattern of written examination?
Ans. The Computer Based Test (CBT) shall be in form of multiple choice objective questions and will be followed by written test which shall be paper based subjective written examination with a combination of long and short answer questions.
Q 5. Whether provision for age relaxation is available for Central Government, State Government and other Govt. Bodies employees?
Ans. The age relaxation is available to only those categories as mentioned in the advertisement.
Q 6. What is the schedule for examination?
Ans. The schedule for examination will be provided on FSSAI website in due course of time.
Q 7. Several queries are being received giving details of qualification and experience and asking for advice regarding their eligibility for post(s) to be applied for.
Ans. It is responsibility of the applicant to ascertain his/her eligibility as per advertisement and apply for any post(s).
Q 8. Facing difficulty in filling the Master’s degree details in Educational Qualification column for the posts of Technical Officer and Assistant Director (Technical)
Ans. Candidates are advised to go through the Educational Qualification details mentioned in the advertisement where three alternative sets of qualifications have been mentioned. Fulfilling anyone of these three alternative sets makes candidates eligible to apply for these posts.
Candidates having only PG Diploma of one year duration in the mentioned subjects have to select ‘Yes’ and the remaining candidates have to select ‘No’.
Candidates having Master’s degree in relevant subjects are advised to submit their application in following manner:
The candidate may select Bachelor’s Degree and then others and thereafter fill the details of Under Graduate Course. Thereafter he/she have to select ‘No’ so as to fill the details of Master’s Degree.
Q 9. Whether final year students can apply?
Ans. Only those candidates who are meeting the requirement of educational qualification as on the closing date of application i.e 25.04.2019 are eligible to apply.
Q 10. What are the probable places of postings?
Ans. The selected candidates can be posted in any of the offices of FSSAI presently located at Delhi (NCR), Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Cochin, Tuticorin and such other offices as may be opened by FSSAI in future.
Q 11. Whether queries regarding difficulties faced in on-line submission of applications can be raised on different forums other than the helpline, email/Helpline Number for redressal?
Ans. Queries regarding difficulties faced in on-line filing up the form or payment of fee or downloading of admission letter or related issues shall be raised only on help desk email ID i.e. firstname.lastname@example.org and helpline No. 18002660793 from 10AM to 5PM on working days. Such queries received on any other email ID may not be entertained.
New FAQ Uploaded on 23 April 2019.
Q 1- Can I apply for the post of Central Food Safety Officer if I have completed Master Degree or Doctorate Degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or Veterinary Sciences or Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology or Medicine?
Ans- Yes, the candidates who have studied Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or Veterinary Sciences or Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology or Medicine at their Bachelor’s Degree level or Master’s Degree level or Doctorate Degree level are eligible to apply for the post of Central Food Safety Officer. In addition, candidates having Master Degree in Chemistry are also eligible to apply for the post of
Central Food Safety Officer.