FSSAI Exam Fee

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has released a notification concerning the recruitment of many posts like Food Analyst, Central Food Safety Officer, Technical Officer, Assistant, etc. There are around 233 vacancies available for recruitment. These posts will be filled through the Direct Recruitment Basis.

Online exam for the recruitment of various FSSAI posts is rescheduled to 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st March 2022. FSSAI exam fee submission is the last vital step in completing the application.

Aspirants can visit the linked article and get details about the upcoming government exams that comprise current affairs and general awareness as an important topic in the syllabus.

FSSAI Application Submission

The registration process for the various posts of FSSAI Recruitment was active from 13th October 2021 on www.fssai.gov.in, the official website, till 12th November 2021. The last date to pay the fees for FSSAI exam registration was 17th November 2021.

Payment Mode of the FSSAI Exam Fee

Candidates have to pay the required fees/ intimation charges only through the online payment mode. A payment gateway will be present at the end of the application through which the candidates will have to complete the payment. Various online modes of payment can be are:

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card (Visa/ Maestro/RuPay/Master)
  • IMPS
  • Internet Banking
  • Mobile Wallets/ Cash Cards

Category-wise Exam Fee of FSSAI

FSSAI Application Fee and Intimation Charges


Application Fee

Intimation Fee

Total Fee

General/ OBC

Rs. 1000

Rs. 500

Rs. 1500

ST/SC/Women/EWS/Ex-Servicemen/ PwBD




If there are any bank or transactional charges while paying these fees, it has to be borne by the candidates.

Also, candidates can get details about how to fill in the application form and the important dates related to the same at the FSSAI apply online page.

Essential Information on FSSAI Exam Charges

  • The fees for FSSAI exam registration need to be paid by using Credit Cards, Debit Cards (Visa/RuPay/Maestro/MasterCard), Internet Banking, Mobile Wallets/Cash Cards, IMPS, etc. by giving the information that will be appearing on the computer screen.
  • The fees for the FSSAI exam differs from one category to another.
  • After the fees are paid for the exam, no refund will be made under any circumstances. There is no option to keep fees in reserve for other exams too.
  • If the online transaction is not completed, candidates need to log in with their provisional registration number and password. The candidates must pay the Application Fees/ Intimation Charges online after that.
  • If the candidate wishes to apply for multiple posts, they must register separately.
  • Candidates are advised to take the e-receipt and online application forms’ printed version. Also, note that if the e-receipt cannot be generated, it is necessary to understand that the online transaction made may not be successful.

Points to Note

After submitting the FSSAI exam fee, check the payment information given in the online application form. The candidates are advised to wait for the intimation from the internet server. If you want to avoid paying twice, DO NOT press the Refresh or Back button. If a candidate uses a non-Indian credit card, the bank will convert the local currency based on the actual exchange rates.

The candidate needs to close the browser window upon completion of the transaction to ensure the security of the data.

It is recommended that candidates keep all the documents prepared for exam fee payment. Delay in payment will lead to the cancellation of the application.

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Frequently Asked Questions on FSSAI Exam Fee

Do women have to pay the fees for the FSSAI exam?

Yes, women have to pay the fees. However, FSSAI has kept the fees for women at Rs. 500.

How do I know if my FSSAI Exam Fee payment is successful?

As you complete your payment, an e-receipt will be generated, which will ensure that the online transaction has been successful. In addition, if your mobile number is registered with your bank, you will get notified by SMS that the amount is transacted. The FSSAI automated confirmation message will also come to your phone number.

Can the FSSAI exam fees be paid offline?

No, the candidates need to make the payment for the FSSAI exam online only. The fee can be paid using Credit Cards, Debit Cards (Visa/RuPay/Maestro/MasterCard), Internet Banking, Mobile Wallets/Cash Cards, IMPS.

What happens when the FSSAI Exam Fee Payment gateway is stuck?

In such circumstances, log in with your provisional registration number and password again. Then, you will be able to restart the transaction process.

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