FSSAI Vacancy

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) announced a total of 233 vacancies for the year 2021. The vacancies cover posts for Technical Officers, Food Analysts, Central Food Safety Officers, Assistant Managers, and IT Assistants. Candidates willing to apply for the vacancies need to go through the eligibility criteria and other details as mentioned below. The examinations for these vacancies will be held between the 28th and 31st of March 2022.

For other FSSAI vacancy details, candidates are required to visit the FSSAI official website www.fssai.gov.in or can even check this space for further information. Selected candidates will get placed in major cities throughout India like New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Guwahati, Cochin, and Ghaziabad.

The information about the distribution of vacancies is released in the FSSAI notification. Aspirants looking forward to appearing in the upcoming recruitment can check out the details at the linked article.

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Details of the FSSAI Vacancies

SL. No.

Name of the Post

Total Vacancies

Required Qualification


Food Analyst


Degree (Veterinary Sciences) / B.Tech (Dairy / Oil) / PG (Relevant Discipline)


Technical Officer


BE / B.Tech /PG Degree / Diploma


Central Food Safety Officer (CFSO)


Degree (Relevant Discipline) / PG (Chemistry)


Assistant Manager (IT)


B.Tech / M.Tech (CS) or any other relevant Engg. Discipline / MCA / Bachelor’s Degree


Assistant Manager


Degree / PGF Degree / Diploma (Relevant Discipline) with Experience




Any Degree


Hindi Translator


Masters Degree


Personal Assistant


Any Degree


IT Assistant


Degree with a minimum of 1 year PG Diploma / Degree


Junior Assistant Grade – 1


12th Standard or any other Equivalent Examination

Age Criteria for FSSAI Job Vacancy

  • SL. No. 1 Age Limit: 35
  • SL. No. 2 to 9 Age Limit: 30
  • SL. No. 10 Age Limit: 25

The age criteria will have to be maintained as of 7th November, 2021. Certain age relaxations are applicable based on the rules.

Important Dates of the FSSAI Exam:

Starting date for Online Application and Payment: 13th October 2021

Last Date for Online Application: 12th November 2021

Examination Dates: 28th March 2022 to 31st March 2022

FSSAI Age Limit

FSSAI Answer Keys

FSSAI Application Form

FSSAI Subjects

FSSAI Syllabus

FSSAI Admit Card

Application Fees

The FSSAI latest vacancy application fees are stated below. These rates are for the 2021 examinations. The rates may vary for the 2022 recruitment drive.


Application Fee

Intimation Charges


General / OBC

RS 1000/-

RS 500/-

RS 1500/-

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


RS 500/-

RS 1500/-

For detailed FSSAI Exam Fees details, aspirants can visit the linked article.

How to apply for FSSAI Vacancies

To fill up the online application form, candidates need to:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Find the Jobs @FSSAI tab
  • Search for the desired post in FSSAI
  • Log in using email ID and password
  • Fill out all the details mentioned on the form
  • Upload scanned copy of their photo and signature abiding by the formatting rules mentioned there
  • Pay the application fee through the accepted modes
  • Finally, submit the application and download the completed copy
  • Take a printout of the filled up form for future record

Educational Qualification for Posts in FSSAI

The required academic qualifications for different posts are different from one another. For example, for the post of Technical Officer, a Master’s degree in anyone from a list of many subjects is mandatory. At the same time, for Assistant Manager, the candidate needs to possess a postgraduate or Diploma degree in some specific subjects.

Candidates can find this link helpful for detailed information about the educational qualification criteria.

The FSSAI Vacancy Notification for 2022 is yet to be declared. It will be declared after the examinations for the 2021 vacancies are conducted on the prior mentioned dates of 2022. For updates regarding the 2022 vacancies, keep checking the FSSAI official website. You can also watch this space and stay fully updated.

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Frequently Asked Questions on FSSAI Vacancy


How to apply for FSSAI 2021?

The application process is conducted online. Once the eligibility criteria are met, the candidates can apply through the FSSAI official website by paying the application fees. For FSSAI 2021, the last date for application was 12th November 2021.


What is the selection process for the FSSAI posts?

The selection is done through Computer Based Tests (Stage 1 / Stage 2). For certain posts, candidates are made subject to an interview round as well.


Will there be negative marking for the FSSAI exams?

Yes, there will be negative marking. One mark will get deducted for every wrong answer.


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