As per the notification released by the FSSAI on September 30, 2021, there are about 233 vacancies available in the organisation. The vacancies are evenly distributed among the various posts of the FSSAI.

What those posts are and their subsequent vacancies will be described in this article

Candidates preparing for the Government exams can find the following like useful

List of FSSAI Posts and their Vacancies

The list of FSSAI Posts and their Vacancies are given in the table below:

FSSAI Vacancies and Posts


No of Vacancies Category-wise Vacancies
Technical Officer 125 UR-50, OBC(NCL)-33,

SC-19, ST-10, EWS-13

Food Analyst 4 UR-1, OBC(NCL)-1,

SC-1, EWS-1

Assistant 33 UR-13, OBC(NCL)-9,

SC-6, ST-2, EWS-3

Junior Assistant Grade – I 3 UR-1, OBC(NCL)-1,


(Out of the total posts, 01

post is reserved for Ex-


Hindi Translator 1 UR-1
IT Assistant 3 UR-2, OBC(NCL)-1
Assistant Manager (Journalism or Mass


or Public Relation)

2 UR-1, OBC (NCL)-1
Assistant Manager  (Social Work, Psychology, Labour and Social Welfare, Library


2 UR-1, SC-1
Central Food Safety Officer (CFSO) 37 UR-14, OBC(NCL)-10,

SC-6, ST-3, EWS-4

Assistant Manager (IT) 4 UR-2, OBC(NCL)-1,


Personal Assistant 19 UR-10, OBC(NCL)-4,

SC-2, ST-2, EWS-1


  • UR – Unreserved
  • OBC (NCL) – Other Backward Class (Non Creamy Layer)
  • SC – Scheduled Caste
  • ST – Scheduled Tribe
  • EWS – Economically Weaker Sections


  • Candidates applying for multiple posts would be required to indicate their priority for joining the posts in case of selection for more than one post. The priority indicated by the candidate in the online application will be final.
  • Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the ‘Creamy Layer’are not entitled for OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as ‘General (GEN)’. The OBC (NCL) certificate should be in the format as prescribed for Central Government Employment
  • 10% of Vacancies are reserved for EWS candidates as per Government of India instructions issued vide DoPT OM No. 36039/1/2019-Estt (Res) dated 19thJanuary 2019. The reservation for Ex-Servicemen & PwBD is horizontal and within the overall vacancies of the posts

Frequently Asked Question about FSSAI Exam Posts


What is the essential qualification required for FSSAI?

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s like B.Sc/ B. Tech in food technology/ dairy technology/ biotechnology/ agriculture Science/ biochemistry or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline to pursue a career as a Food Safety Officer.

Who is eligible to apply for the FSSAI Exam??

Only bonafide Indian citizens are eligible for this FSSAI Career. Candidates who are looking for Govt jobs can apply for jobs and get part in being in the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. The applications will be accepted in Online mode only.

Can a BSc student apply for FSSAI?

For becoming a Food Safety Officer one must have a Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Food Science/MicroBiology with minimum experience in Catering or Star Hotels or Industrial Catering, Food processing etc related industries.

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