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Aspirants must fulfill the eligibility criteria for the post of Assistant in FSSAI for this examination. If aspirants are unable to fulfill any criteria mentioned below then those aspirants are unable to apply. In this article, aspirants will get information like age limit, educational qualifications, experience, nationality, number of attempts, and so on. Below more necessary details regarding the FSSAI Assistant eligibility 2021 is given.  The eligibility criteria are given below 

FSSAI Assistant Eligibility CriteriaNationality

  • Aspirants must be Indian Citizens.
  • An aspirant of Indian origin who has rove from Zambia, Malawi, East African countries of Kenya,
  • An aspirant who is from countries like Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam, with intentions to settle in India permanently.
  • An aspirant is a citizen of Nepal
  • An aspirant is a citizen of Bhutan, or
  • An aspirant is a Tibetan refugee who came to India before the 1st January 1962, with intentions to permanently settle in India.
  • An aspirant who is from Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962, with intentions to permanently settle in India but aspirants must produce a certificate of eligibility from the Government of India at a time of document verification.

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Number of Attempts for the post of FSSAI Assistant

Regarding the number of attempts, there is no maximum limit until the aspirants can appear for the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). Aspirants can appear for the exam till they fulfill the eligibility criteria as mentioned in the official notification and do not cross the upper age limit mentioned. 

Educational Qualification for the post of FSSAI Assistant

The aspirants who wish to attend the recruitment must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

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Experience  for the post of FSSAI Assistant

There is no prior experience mentioned in the official notification for the post of Assistant in The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.

FSSAI Assistant Eligibility CriteriaAge Limit

  • The minimum age is 19 years and the maximum age is 30 years for aspirants
  • Maximum age is varied according to category.

FSSAI Assistant Eligibility Criteria – Age Relaxation

The Age Limit as mentioned in the official notification for the post of Assistant in The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India eligibility is 30 years. But there is a  relaxation provided by the Authority for the aspirants according to their categories is given below:

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CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ ST5 years
OBC (Non-creamy layer)3 years
PwBD10 years
PwBD (SC/ST)15 years
PwBD (OBC)13 years
Ex-servicemen3 years after discounting from the military service 
If aspirants is a domicile of Jammu and Kashmir during 1.1.1980 to 31.12.19895 years
If aspirants affected by the 1984 riots5 years
If aspirants is windows divorced women, women judicially separated who are not remarriedUp to 35 years of age
If aspirants are Widows divorced women, women judicially separated who are not remarried (SC/ST)Up to 40 years of age

FAQs for FSSAI Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2022

If aspirants are a  resident of Telangana they can apply for the FSSAI Assistant post?

Yes, all aspirants who are Indian citizens are eligible to apply for the FSSAI Assistant post.

If an aspirant is 40 years old.  Do aspirants appear for the FSSAI Assistant examination?

If aspirants come under the general category then not appear for the FSSAI Assistant examination. However, if aspirants come under the reservation categories, then they are able to appear for the examination due to the age limit relaxation by the Authority.

What should aspirants do if they do not qualify the eligibility criteria for the FSSAI Assistant Post?

The aspirants who apply for the post of Assistant in FSSAI is complusory to fulfil the eligibility 2021 criteria set by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). If they do not fulfil the criteria, aspirants cannot be a part of the selection process for the post of assistant in the FSSAI Department.

Is it necessary for the candidate to have prior work experience for the FSSAI Assistant post?

No, aspirants who have no prior work experience can also apply for the FSSAI Assistant post as mentioned in the official notification. But the aspirants who have experience have an advantage over those aspirants who do not.

How many vacancies are available in the FSSAI?

According to the official notification, the number of vacancies for the post of Assistant in FSSAI is 33.

Is there any limit to the number of attempts in the FSSAI Assistant post?

Regarding the number of attempts, there is no maximum limit until the aspirants can appear for the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). But aspirants can not cross the upper age limit mentioned in the official notification. 

How many times can aspirants apply for the post of Assistant in the FSSAI exam?

There is no limit on the number of times you can apply for the FSSAI Assistant Recruitment 2021 exam. The candidate can apply for the exam until the maximum age.