FSSAI Food Safety Officer Recruitment 2024 – apply for latest vacancy at Www.fssai.gov.in before the last date. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India released the notification for Food Safety Officer. Interested candidates can download complete vacancy notification through Www.fssai.gov.in. Meanwhile, know the 2024 FSSAI Food Safety Officer Vacancy eligibility, salary, and selection process & results last date below.



FSSAI Food Safety Officer Recruitment 2024 latest jobs vacancy salary syllabus Notification dates apply form details

Organization Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Vacancy name Food Safety Officer
No of vacancy 254 posts
Central food safety officer salary CFSO Rs 44,900-Rs 1,42,400 with a Grade Pay of Rs 4600 (Level 7
education Degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or Veterinary Science or Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology or Master Degree in Chemistry or Degree in Medicine
Age limit 18- 30 years
Official website Www.fssai.gov.in
Location type All India govt jobs 201




FSSAI Food Safety Officer 2024 vacancy details:

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India releases various recruitment notifications every year to fill up vacant positions, this year 2024 going to fill Food Safety Officer vacancy to operate organization activities normally.

Post type Vacancy Last Date
https://sarkariplex.com/job/jharkhand-food-safety-officer-recruitment/ 56 14/7/2023
FSSAI Deputation Jobs 80+ 05th November, 2023
FSSAI Junior assistant  12 05th November, 2023


More at Food Safety Officer Jobs vacancy 2023

Post Name Vacancies
Assistant Director 06
Assistant Director (Technical) 09
Deputy Manager 06
Food Analyst 04
Technical Officer 125
Central Food Safety Officer (CFSO) 37
Assistant Manager (IT) 04
Assistant Manager 04
Assistant 33
Hindi Translator 01
Personal Assistant 19
IT Assistant 03
Junior Assistant Grade-I 03
Total Posts 254


FSSAI Food Safety Officer Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria


Educational qualification:

The minimum educational qualification for Www.fssai.gov.in recruitment 2024 is as mentioned below, however, candidates with higher education also eligible for apply for Food Safety Officer Vacancy but age limit is mandatory.

Name of the posts Education qualification
Assistant Director Bachelor Degree or Degree of Law
Assistant Director (Technical) Master Degree in Chemistry of Biochemistry or Food Technology or Food Science & etc. or PG Diploma or BE/B.Tech in relevant dept
Deputy Manager PG Degree/Diploma in Journalist or Mass Communication or Pubic Relation or MBA
Food Analyst Master Degree in Chemistry of Biochemistry or Microbiology or Dairy Chemistry or Food Technology or Bachelor of Technology in Dairy or Oil or Degree in Veterinary Science
Technical Officer Master Degree or PG Diploma or BE/B.Tech (relevant dept)
Central Food Safety Officer (CFSO) Degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or Veterinary Science or Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology or Master Degree in Chemistry or Degree in Medicine
Assistant Manager (IT) B.Tech or M.Tech in Computer Science or any other relevant Engineering discipline or MCA or Bachelor Degree in relevant field
Assistant Manager PG Degree/Diploma in Journalism or Mass Communication or Public Relation or Social Work or Psychology or Labour and Social welfare or Bachelor Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science
Assistant Bachelor Degree
Hindi Translator Master Degree in Hindi with English or Master Degree English with Hindi
Personal Assistant Bachelor Degree with Proficiency in shorthand (80 wpm) and typing (40 wpm – English) and/or (35 wpm Hindi)
IT Assistant Bachelor Degree with PG Diploma/Degree in Computer Application of Information Technology or equivalent Degree in relevant field
Junior Assistant Grade-I 12th or equivalent

FSSAI Food Safety Officer Age limit:

As per FSSAI notification, the age limit as mentioned below for general, OBC 3 years, SC, ST 5 year’s age relaxation available for 2024 Food Safety Officer Recruitment, Applicable as on notification release date

Name of the posts Age limit
PA 30 years
Assistant Manager 30 years
Technical Officer 30 years
Junior Assistant 25 years
Assistant Director 35 years
Deputy Manager 35 years
Hindi Translator 30 years
Food Safety Officer 30 years
Food Analyst 35 years
Assistant 30 years
IT Assistant 30 years


Food Safety Officer Selection process:


  • Written exam

The selection process of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India Food Safety Officer 2024 includes Competitive Written exam Some other posts in Www.fssai.gov.in also contain interview / physical requirements. For detailed syllabus & exam pattern of FSSAI Food Safety Officer available at syllabus section,

FSSAI Food Safety Officer Salary / pay scale 2023:

Post salary
Food Safety Officer Rs 44,900-Rs 1,42,400 with a Grade Pay of Rs 4600 (Level 7

salary in hand will be 2x of basic salary* including allowances Food Safety and Standards Authority of India gives best (in the market) salary for 2024 Food Safety Officer Recruitment. Candidates are advised to calculate thoroughly understand the FSSAI basic salary and salary in hand and net salary in hand.

FSSAI Food Safety Officer 2024 exam important dates * (tentative)_

Application Start date 08/10/2022
Application Last date 07/11/2022
Food Safety Officer Exam date 2024 (expected) Within few days after last date.
Result cut off marks date expected Check our result section



FSSAI Food Safety Officer Recruitment 2024 Notification links

Event Links
Download Notification pdf 1 #Here
Download Notification pdf 2 #Here
Apply online #Here
parent FSSAI Recruitment 2023
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India official Career Page (Www.fssai.gov.in ) #Here
Download App #here
Latest Railway vacancy 2023 #today govt jobs 2024



FSSAI Food Safety Officer Exam date & admit Card 2024

Once the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India Announce the exam date, you can download 2024 Food Safety Officer admit card one week before the exam date, to FSSAI Food Safety Officer admit card, follow simple steps below,

  1. Visit the official website of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India & Click on the Food Safety Officer admit card link,
  2. Enter your Food Safety Officer Login details or Application number & DOB.
  3. Finally, view The Admit Card of FSSAI Food Safety Officer vacancy 2023.

FSSAI Central Food Safety Officer Syllabus

CBT Stage 1

  • Mode: Computer Based Test (Stage-1)
  • Type: MCQ
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Number of Questions: 120
  • Maximum Marks: 480
  • Negative Marking: As per the marking scheme, 4 marks would be given for each correct answer and 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer. The detailed exam pattern is shared below:
Subject Number of Questions
General Aptitude
General Intelligence 10
General Awareness 10
English language Comprehension 10
Computer Literacy 10
Total 40
Functional Knowledge
Indian and International Food Laws (An Overview) 20
FSSAI-Role, Functions, Initiatives (A General Understanding) 20
Principles of Food Preservation, Processing and Packaging 40
Total 80

FSSAI Syllabus 2023- Detailed Syllabus

Part A: General Aptitude

General Intelligence:

  1. Analogies
  2. Similarities and differences
  3. Space visualization
  4. Problem-solving
  5. Analysis, judgment, decision making
  6. Visual memory
  7. Discriminating observations
  8. Relationship concepts
  9. Arithmetical reasoning
  10. Verbal and figure classification
  11. Arithmetical number series
  12. Non-verbal series etc.

General Awareness

  1. Environment and its application to society.
  2. Knowledge of currents events and matters of everyday observation
  3. India and neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, sports and scientific research, etc.

English language Comprehension

  1. Vocabulary
  2. Grammar
  3. Would include questions on comprehension
  4. One word substitution
  5. Synonyms and antonyms
  6. Spelling error, spotting errors in sentences
  7. Grammar – noun, pronoun, adjectives, verbs, prepositions, conjunctions, use of ‘a’ ‘an” and ‘the’, idioms and phrases, etc.
  8. Parts of Speech

Computer Literacy

  1. Knowledge of MS office (word, excel, PowerPoint) including basic commands
  2. Google Doc, emails
  3. Commonly use social media handles (Whattsapp, FB, Twitter, etc)

Part B: Functional Knowledge

Indian and International Food Laws: An Overview (25 Questions)

  1. Food Safety and Standards Act of India, 2006: Provision, definitions, and different sections of the Act and implementation.
  2. FSS Rules and Regulations
  3. Overview of other relevant national bodies (e.g. APEDA, BIS EIC, MPEDA, Spice Board, etc.)
  4. International Food Control Systems/Laws, Regulations and Standards/Guidelines with regard to Food Safety- Overview of CODEX Alimentarius Commission (History, Members, Standard setting and Advisory mechanisms: JECFA, JEMRA JMPR): WTO agreements (SPS/TBT)
  5. Important national and international accreditation bodies

FSSAI – Role, Functions, Initiatives: A General Understanding (25 Questions)

  1. Genesis and Evolution of FSSAI
  2. Structure and Functions of Food Authority
  3. Overview of systems and processes in Standards, Enforcement, Laboratory ecosystem, Imports, Third-Party Audit, etc.
  4. Promoting safe and wholesome Food (Eat Right India, Food Fortification, SNF, Clean Street Food Hub, RUCO, and various other social and behavioural change initiatives)
  5. Training and capacity building
  6. Role of State Food Authorities

CBT Stage 2

  • Total duration of the examination is 180 minutes.
  • The Total number of questions is 80.


Principles of Food Preservation, Processing, and Packaging

  1. Food Processing Operations, Principles, Good Manufacturing Practices
  2. Overview of food preservation methods and their underlying principles including novel and emerging methods/principles
  3. Overview of food packaging methods and principles including novel packaging materials/technique

Principles and Basics of Food Chemistry and their role in Human Nutrition

  1. Structure and functions of macro and micronutrients · Role of macro and micronutrients in human nutrition
  2. Overview of food additives with respect to their technological functions
  3. Overview of anti-nutritional factors and their removal from foods
  4. Overview of enzymes as food processing aids
  5. Overview of nutraceuticals and functions foods
  6. Overview of food contaminants and adulterants and their effects on human health
  7. Food allergens and allergenicity
  8. Importance of diet in alleviating health risks, especially non-communicable diseases

Food Microbiology & General Principles of Food Hygiene

  1. General principles of food microbiology and overview of foodborne pathogens
  2. Overview of sources of microorganisms in the food chain (raw materials, water, air, equipment, etc.) and microbiological quality of foods
  3. Microbial food spoilage and Foodborne diseases
  4. General principles and techniques in the microbiological examination of foods
  5. Overview of beneficial microorganisms and their role in food processing and human nutrition
  6. General principles of food safety management systems including traceability and recall – sanitation, HACCP, Good production and processing practices (GMP, GAP, GHP, GLP, BAP, etc)

General concepts of Food Analysis and Testing

  1. Fundamentals of field level and laboratory sampling with reference to the importance of statistical tools.
  2. Overview of basic/classical methods of food analysis
  3. Overview of modern analytical techniques including mass spectrometry and molecular techniques.
  4. Principles of Quality assurance and Quality control with reference to food analysis and testing.
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