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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    FSSAI Recruitment
  • Mode of Conduction
    offline
  • Official Website
    http://www.fssai.gov.in/
  • Exam Dates
    To be announced
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    September 30, 2021
  • Start of Registration Process
    October 13, 2021
  • End of Registration Process
    November 12, 2021
  • Admit Card Release Date
    To be announced
  • Declaration of Result
    To be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

The candidates must check the FSSAI eligibility criteria before applying for the FSSAI Recruitment 2022. Candidates are required to fulfil the educational qualification and age criteria and then only they are eligible to apply for FSSAI Recruitment 2022. The educational qualification and age limit for various posts vary in FSSAI, thus, the candidates must check the FSSAI Eligibility Criteria carefully.

FSSAI Eligibility: Nationality

Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for FSSAI Recruitment 2022.

FSSAI Eligibility: Educational Qualification

The educational qualification required for various posts under FSSAI Recruitment 2022 has been tabulated below:

Name of the Post Educational Qualification
Technical Officer
  • Master Degree from a recognized University or Institution in Chemistry/Biochemistry/Food Technology/Food Science & Technology/Food & Nutrition/Edible Oil Technology/ Microbiology/Dairy Technology /Agricultural/Horticultural Sciences/Industrial Microbiology/Toxicology/Public Health/Life Science/Biotechnology/Fruit & Vegetable Technology/ Food Safety & Quality Assurance OR
  • BE / B.Tech in Food Technology/Dairy Technology/ Biotechnology/Oil Technology / Food Process Engineering / Food Processing Technology / Fruit & Vegetable Technology / Fisheries / Animal Sciences/ Food Safety & Quality Assurance / Bachelor’s degree in Medicine /Veterinary Sciences OR
  • PG Diploma of at least one-year duration in Dairy Science / Bakery Science /Food Safety/ Food Science / Food Processing / Quality Assurance in Food sector /Dietetic and Public Health/ Nutrition / Post Harvest Technology
Central Food Safety Officer
  • Degree in Food Technology / Oil Technology / Agricultural Science / Veterinary Sciences /Dairy Technology / Biotechnology / Bio-Chemistry / Microbiology / Master’s Degree in Chemistry / degree in medicine from a recognized University
Food Analyst
  • Master’s Degree in Food Technology / Food Science & Technology / Food & Nutrition/ Chemistry /Biochemistry / Dairy Chemistry / Edible Oil Technology / Microbiology OR
  • B.Tech in Dairy/ Oil / degree in Veterinary Sciences with 3 years of experience in the analysis of food
Assistant Manager
  • Post Graduate Degree / Diploma (Full-Time courses) in Mass Communication or journalism /Public Relation from a recognized university or Institute OR
  • Diploma in Social Work/ Post Graduate Degree or psychology / Labour and Social Welfare from a recognized university or Institute OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science/Library Sciences. Minimum two years of experience in a Library under Central / State Govt. / Autonomous /Statutory Organisation /Public Sector Undertaking / University
Assistant Manager (IT)
  • B. Tech / M. Tech in Computer Science / MCA/ any other relevant Engineering Discipline OR
  • Graduate Degree in Relevant field and 5 Years of total experience with Minimum 3 years experience in relevant field.
Assistant
  • Graduate Degree from a recognized University or Institution
Hindi Translator
  • Masters degree in Hindi with English as a compulsory subject/vice versa OR
  • Masters degree in any subject with Hindi and English as compulsory subjects
Personal Assistant
  • Graduate Degree from a recognized University/ Institution with proficiency in shorthand (80 WPM) and typing (40 WPM – English) and/ or (35 WPM Hindi) and should be computer literate and working proficiency in MS Office and internet etc
IT Assistant
  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least one year PG Diploma/Degree in Information Technology /Computer Application / equivalent degree in relevant field OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Application/equivalent degree in relevant field
Junior Assistant Grade-1
  • Class XII or equivalent from a recognized board

FSSAI Eligibility: Age Limit

The age limit for FSSAI Recruitment varies as per the post the candidate has applied to which is as follows:

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

The FSSAI Exam Pattern varies for different posts. The candidates must check the exam pattern as per the post they are applying to. The candidates are also advised to through the official notification for detailed information about the exam pattern of the post they have applied to.

Tabulated below is the post-wise exam pattern for various posts under FSSAI Recruitment 2022.

FSSAI Technical Officer & Central Food Safety Officer Exam Pattern 2022

Section No. of Questions Total Duration
Part A: General Aptitude & Computer Literacy 40 180 Minutes
Part B: Functional Knowledge 80

FSSAI Assistant Manager (IT) Exam Pattern 2022

Section No. of Questions
General Intelligence 10
Quantitative Aptitude 10
English Language 5
Indian and International Food Laws 5
FSSAI: Roles, functions and initiatives 10
Engineering Mathematics 30
Computer Science and Information Technology 50

FSSAI Assistant Manager Exam Pattern 2022

Section No. of Questions
General Intelligence 10
General Awareness 10
Computer Literacy 10
FSSAI - Role, Functions, Initiatives (A General Understanding) 10
Miscellaneous (Attempt questions from any one section) 80

FSSAI Assistant & Junior Assistant Grade-I Exam Pattern 2022

Section No. of Questions
General Intelligence 20
Quantitative Aptitude 20
English Language 10
General Awareness 20
Computer Literacy 25
FSSAI - Role, Functions, Initiatives (A General Understanding) 25

FSSAI Personal Assistant Exam Pattern 2022

Section No of Questions Total Duration
General Intelligence 20 180 Mins
Quantitative Aptitude 20
English 10
General Awareness 20
Computer Literacy 25
FSSAI – Role, Functions, Initiatives ( A General Understanding) 25
Total 120

FSSAI IT Assistant Exam Pattern 2022

Section No of Questions
General Intelligence 10
General Awareness 10
English 5
Indian and International Food Laws 5
FSSAI- Roles, functions and Initiatives 10
Engineering Mathematics 30
Computer Science and Information Technology 50

FSSAI Hindi Translator Exam Pattern 2022

Papers Subject No. of Questions
Paper I
  • General Intelligence
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • Computer Literacy
  • FSSAI (Roles, Functions, etc)
60
Paper II Translation, Noting, Drafting, etc. 60
Syllabus

The FSSAI Exam Syllabus varies based on the post the applicant is applying for. The candidates can check the detailed syllabus for a specific post under FSSAI Recruitment 2022 on the official website of FSSAI.

The syllabus for some of the important subjects that are common in the recruitment exams in FSSAI Recruitment 2022 is tabulated below:

Subject Important Topics
General Intelligence
  • Analogies
  • Similarities and differences
  • Space visualization
  • Relationship concepts
  • Problem-solving
  • Analysis
  • Arithmetical number series
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Judgment
  • Discriminating observations
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Non-verbal series
General Awareness
  • Economic scene
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Sports and scientific research
  • General Polity including Indian Constitution
English
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Word substitution
  • Spotting errors in sentences
  • Spelling error
  • Grammar
Computer Literacy
  • MS Office (word, excel, PowerPoint)
  • Emails
  • Google Docs
  • Use of social media handles (Whattsapp, FB, Twitter, etc)

The syllabus mentioned above is for some common subjects in all the recruitment exams under FSSAI Recruitment, thus, the candidates are advised to check the detailed post-specifics syllabus for the post they are applying to on the official website of FSSAI.

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