Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) 2021 Recruitment Notification. FSSAI has released official notification for the job openings of Technical Officer, Food Analyst, Deputy Manager and more positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 07th November, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :- 

Technical Officer, Food Analyst & More - 196 Posts

Deputy Manager - 06 Posts

Assistant Director - 15 Posts

IT Assistant - 03 Posts

Assistant - 33 Posts

Job Location - New Delhi

Other Qualification Details :-

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) hereinafter referred to as 'Authority’ is a statutory body under Ministry of 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.

i. FSSAI invites applications on Direct Recruitment basis from dynamic and motivated candidates looking for exciting career opportunities in Food Regulatory System.

Note - For complete details including Qualification, reservation, relaxation in upper age limit, examination fee, selection process, how to apply online, general information & instructions and other details do check official notification for complete details and do apply via proper channel only. Qualification, Salary, Age Limit, No.of post, and more Details Kindly Refer Official Notification.  


Age limit on closing date of application: 30 yrs

Application Fee:

General/OBC: Rs 1500/-, SC/ST/EWS/Women/Ex-Servicemen/ PwBD: Rs 500/-

Documents Required:-

(a) Self attested copy of 10th Marks Sheet and Certificate.

(b) Self attested copy of 12th Marks Sheet and Certificate. 

(c) Self attested copy of Graduation Degree Marks Sheet and Certificate.

(d) Self attested copy of Post-Graduation Degree/Diploma Marks Sheet and Certificate (if applicable). 

(e) Self attested copy of P.hD degree (if applicable). 

(f) Self attested cop of Category certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PwBD/ Ex-Servicemen) as applicable.

(g) No Objection Certificate from present employer (if applicable). 

(h) Certified copy of Pay Slip/CTC from present employer (if applicable).

(i) Experience certificate in the prescribed format (if applicable). 

(j) Any other documents/certificate relevant to the eligibility criteria for the post.

General Instructions:-

1. Candidates should fill the online application carefully; ensuring correctness of details and take a printout of the system generated on-line application form. Candidates should retain a copy of the online application form along with Application Sequence Number and Password for future reference. 

2. The particulars mentioned in the online application including Name of the Candidate, Category, Date of Birth, Post Applied for, Address, Mobile Number, Email ID, Centre of Examination etc. will be considered as final and no change/ modifications will be allowed after submission of the online application form.

3. Candidates are hence requested to fill in the online application form with the utmost care as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained. FSSAI will not be responsible for any consequences arising out of furnishing of incorrect and incomplete details in the application or omission to FSSAI Advt No. DR-04/2021 

4. An email/SMS intimation with the Application Sequence Number and Password generated on successful registration of the application will be sent to the candidate’s email ID/ Mobile Number specified in the online application form as a system generated acknowledgement. If candidates do not receive the email and SMS intimations at the email ID/ Mobile number specified by them, they may consider that their online application has not been successfully registered. 

5. An online application which is incomplete in any respect such as without photograph and signature, inappropriate photograph and / or signature, incomplete information, unsuccessful fee payment will not be considered as valid and will be rejected. 

6. Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply online much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date for depositing the fee to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability/ failure to log on to the portal.

7. Any information submitted by an applicant in his/ her application shall be binding on the candidate personally and he/she shall be liable for prosecution/ civil consequences in case the information/ details furnished by him/ her are found to be incorrect at a later stage.

8. All candidates, whether already in Government Service, Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations, whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under the Public

9. While filling in his/her Application Form, the candidate should carefully decide about his/her choice of centre for the Examination. If any candidate appears at a centre other than the one indicated by the Authority in his/her Admission Letter, he/she will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

10. Candidates are not required to submit along with their applications any certificate in support of their claims regarding Age, Educational Qualifications, Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes and Physically disabled etc


Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Recruitment Cell, FDA Bhavan, Kotla Road, New Delhi-110002

Selection Process :-

1. Scheme of Examination:

(a) Selection for the posts will be done as per the stages given below

(b) Shortlisting of Candidates for CBT (Stage-2). Candidates in the ratio of 1:20 will be shortlisted / called for CBT (Stage-2).

(c) Shortlisting of Candidates for Interview –Candidates in the ratio of 1:5 will be shortlisted / called for interview for the post.

(d) Shortlisting of Candidates for Proficiency in Short hand and Typing (for the post of Personal Assistant) – Candidates in the ratio of 1:10 will be shortlisted for proficiency in short hand. Qualifying the proficiency test in short hand and typing will be mandatory for selection the post. However, marks obtained in short hand and typing exam will not be added to the final result.

(e) The ratio at (b), (c) and (d) above may change depending upon number of applicants for each post.

(f) Marks scored in all stages of selection mentioned against each post in para (a) above in accordance with weightage assigned to each stage will be counted for final selection. Candidate absent in any stage(s) of selection will not be eligible for selection. Further, the Authority reserves the right to introduce additional stage of examination which would be notified at suitable time, if considered necessary.

(g) Resolution in case of Tie at the Final Stage of Selection. In case of two/ three candidates scoring same marks at final stage, the candidate possessing a desirable qualification wherever applicable as per Recruitment Regulations shall be given preference

(h) If the tie still persists the candidate older in age will get preference. If the tie continues to persist, the tie will be resolved by referring to the alphabetical order of names i.e. a candidate whose name begins with the alphabet which comes first in the alphabetical order will get the preference.

Steps to Apply :-

1. Candidates are required to apply only ONLINE through the website No other mode for submission of application is available. Candidates are not to forward hard copies of online application to FSSAI.

2. Website Link open for online registration of applications and payment of Fees/Intimation Charges: 08.10.2021

3. Last Date for Online Application: 07.11.2021

4. Cut off date for Eligibility and Qualification Criteria: 07.11.2021

5. Tentative Date for availability of downloadable Admit Card for CBT (Stage-1), Tentative date of CBT (Stage-1), Dates for CBT (Stage-2) exam would be published on FSSAI website post declaration of result for CBT (Stage-1): The dates will be published on FSSAI website after last date of online application.

Official Notification