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The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI Technical Officer ) will be conducting exams for released notification for Technical Officers this year. In this article, you will get complete details regarding this recruitment like how to apply form, eligibility criteria, selection process and many more relevant details. According to the latest official notification a total of 125 vacancies have been announced for the technical Officer post in the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.

Overview of the FSSAI Technical Officer  Recruitment 2021

FSSAI Technical Officer  Recruitment Overview
Recruiting BodyFood Safety and Standards Authority of India
PostTechnical Officer
Number of Vacancies125 
Application Start Date13th October 2021 
Last Date to Apply12th November 2021
Admit Card Release Date29th Dec 2021
CBT Exam Date20th January 2022

FSSAI Technical Officer  Vacancy 2021

According to the official notification, FSSAI has mentioned a total of 125 vacancies. Go through the table given below to know about the number of vacancies for the FSSAI Technical Officer  Recruitment 2021 which is beneficial for aspirants.

CategoryNumber of Vacancies
UR50
OBC33
SC19
ST10
EWS13
Total125

How to Apply for the FSSAI Technical Officer  Recruitment 2021?

These are the steps that are helpful for aspirants while applying for an application form.

Step 1: Visit the official website.

Step 2: Proceed and then click on the registration button 

Step 3: Click on the post you wish to apply to

Step 4: Enter all the mandatory fields like name, address, educational details etc.

Step 5: Upload the required documents and recent passport size photograph. The candidates can use the Testbook Resize Tool for the same.

Step 6: Pay the fee according to the category.

Step 7: Then click on the finally submitted application form that can be printed for future use.

Application Fee for FSSAI Technical Officer 2021

Aspirants who are applying for FSSAI Technical Officer the application fee varies according to their category and below are the category-wise application fee details.

Sl No.CategoryApplication FeeIntimation ChargesTotal*
1General/OBCRs 1000/-Rs 500/-Rs 1500/-
2SC/ST/EWS/Women/Ex-Servicemen/ PwBDNilRs 500/-Rs 500/-

Selection Process for FSSAI Technical Officer  Technical Officer

These are the two stages of the selection process for the recruitment in the FSSAI Technical Officer.

  • CBT 1
  • CBT 2

Eligibility Criteria of FSSAI Technical Officer  2021

Eligibility Criteria has to be kept in mind by those who want to apply for FSSAI Technical Officer  Jobs. If you are not eligible according to the criteria then you will not be allowed to give the exam. 

Age Limit

  • The maximum age of the aspirants must be 30 Years (Note: not more than 30 years)

 These are the category-wise age relaxation details.

Sl.No.CategoryAge relaxation
1Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years
2Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
3Persons With Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”10 Years
4PwBD + SC/ST15 Years
5PwBD + OBC13 Years
6Ex-Servicemen (ExS)3 years after removal of the military service 
7Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarriedUpto 35 Years of age
8Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST)Upto 40 Years of age

Educational Qualification

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

    OR

Aspirants must have a 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 

Aspirants must have a 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 from a Govt. recognized University

Or

Aspirants must have a 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 (not less than four years duration) in Medicine or Veterinary Sciences or Fisheries or Animal Sciences

Nationality

  1. An aspirant must be an Indian citizen
  2. A subject of Nepal 
  3. A subject of Bhutan
  4. A Tibetian who came over India before 1st January 1962 who intended to settle in India Permanently.
  5. The aspirants who are migrated from Pakistan, Srilanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia Ethiopia, Vietnam, Burma with the intention of settling in India permanently.

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Syllabus for FSSAI Technical Officer 

Aspirants are advised to go through the syllabus given below for better preparation.The paper would consist of two sections A and B. Section A will consist of subjects like General aptitude and computer literacy. Section B would be based on functional knowledge.

Part A Syllabus: General Aptitude and Computer Literacy

Subject NameSyllabus
General IntelligenceAnalogiesSimilarities and difference Space visualizationProblems solving AnalysisJudgmentDecision making Visual memoryDiscriminating relationship concepts Arithmetical reasoningClassificationArithmetical number series
General AwarenessCurrent AffairsIndia and neighboring countriesHistoryCultureGeographyEconomic sceneGeneral Polity Indian ConstitutionSportsScientific research
English Language ComprehensionVocabularyGrammarComprehensionOne word substitutionSynonyms and antonyms Spelling errorSpotting errors in sentencesUse of ‘a ‘an” and ‘the’ Idioms and phrasesParts of speech
Computer LiteracyKnowledge of MS wordGoogle docsEmailsDigital SignatureCommon use of basic social media platforms

Part B Syllabus: Functional Knowledge 

Subject NameSyllabus
Functional Knowledge
Indian and International Food Laws (An Overview)
FSSAI Technical Officer -Role, Functions, Initiatives (A General Understanding)
Principles of Food Preservation, Processing and Packaging
Principles and Basics of Food Chemistry and their role in Human Nutrition
Food Microbiology & General Principles of Food Hygiene
General concepts of Food Analysis and Testing

Exam Pattern for FSSAI Technical Officer  2021

Below is the detailed exam pattern for FSSAI Technical Officer. The aspirants who wish to attend the recruitment please go through the table given below. Marking scheme for the exam of Technical Officer in FSSAI Technical Officer  is:

  • 4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

PartSubjectQuestionsDuration
Part A
General Intelligence10
180 mins
General Awareness10
English language Comprehension10
Computer Literacy10
Part B
Indian and International Food Laws20
FSSAI Technical Officer -Role, Functions, Initiatives (A General Understanding)60
Total120

FSSAI Technical Officer Exam Dates

According to the previous official notification, the examination dates aspirants can prepare strategically for the examination. These are the previous date of the exam

EventDate
Application Start Date13th October 2021
Last Date to Apply12th November 2021 
CBT Exam Date20th Jan 2022

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Admit Card for FSSAI Technical Officer  2021

Once the official notification will be out the link is provided here. These are the steps that are useful for aspirants while downloading admit cards.

Step 1: Visit the official website https://mpsconline.gov.in/ or a link will be provided here once admit card is released.

Step 2: The most recent admit card link is available in the “What’s New” section of the homepage. Look for it on the ‘FSSAI Technical Officer  Written Exam Admit Card’. Login with your Registration number and password to download admit card

Step 3: After downloading, print and save your admit card on the device for further reference.

Salary of FSSAI Technical Officer  2021

The Salary structure for the FSSAI Technical Officer post in salary containing grade pay, additional perks, and allowances along with the basic pay. Aspirants who are selected for the post of Assistant in the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI Technical Officer ) will receive a salary of  Rs.50,000/- to Rs.56,000/- with Grade pay of Rs.4600 in the Pay level 07.

FAQs for FSSAI Technical Officer Recruitment 2021

How many vacancies are available in the FSSAI for the post of Technical officer?

Once the official notification will be released the vacancies are mentioned in the notification. According to the official notification, 125 vacancies are announced.

What is the process for selecting for the post of Technical Officers in FSSAI Recruitment 2021?

These are the two stages of the selection process for the recruitment in the FSSAI  for the post of Technical Officer. CBT 1 and CBT 2

What is the maximum age limit for FSSAI Technical Officer  Recruitment 2021?

 30 years is the maximum age limit for the post of FSSAI Technical Officer  Recruitment 2021.

Can Aspirants pay the Application Fee for the FSSAI Technical Officer application form offline?

No, the application fee can only be paid through the gateway provided on the website of Food Security during the application process.

What is the In-hand salary for the post of Technical Officer is FSSAI Technical Officer ?

Aspirants who are selected for the post of Assistant in the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI Technical Officer ) will receive a salary of  Rs.50,000/- to Rs.56,000/- with a Grade pay of Rs.4600 in the Pay level 07.