FSSAI Exam Schedule 2019
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FSSAI Exam Schedule 2019 For Direct Recruitment

Dear Aspirants, the Tentative Schedule of Examination for Direct Recruitment in FSSAI for the Advertisements No.DR-01/2019 dated 25-01-2019 and No.DR-02/2019 dated 26-03-2019 has been released. Candidates are requested to check out all of the details listed below:

File No. Z-20012/02/2017-HR
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
(A Statutory Authority established under the Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006) (Human Resource Division)
FDA Bhavan, Kotla Road, New Delhi-110 002

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Subject -Tentative schedule of Examination for Direct Recruitment in FSSAI

1.Tentative Schedule of Exam

With reference to recruitment notice issued vide recruitment Advertisement No.DR- 01/2019 dated 25.01.2019 and DR-02/2019 dated 26-03-2019, it is to inform that the tentative schedule for on line examination shall be as follows:-

Exam Date
Computer Based Test 24.07.2019, 25.07.2019 & 26.07.2019
Written Exam September/October 2019


Admit cards for the CBT will be issued from 22.06.2019. For any queries, please contact the helpdesk through e-mail at [email protected] and phone number 18002660793 from 10.00 AM to 05.00 PM on working days.

2. Ratio in which candidates will be called for written test and Interview

An approximate number of candidates to be called for written test after the conduct of Computer Based Test, and for Interview after the written test, shall be in the ration of 1:20 and 1:5 per post respectively.

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3. Weightage assigned for Computer Based Test, Written Exam and Interview

Wherever all the three stages i.e Computer Based Test (CBT), Written Exam and Interview is prescribed the weightage assigned for CBT, Written Exam and Interview shall be 50%, 35% and 15% respectively. Where only the Written Test and Interview is prescribed weightage assigned for Written Exam and Interview shall be 85% and 15% respectively. Further, where only CBT and Written Test are prescribed, weightage assigned for CBT and Written Exam shall be 50% and 50% respectively.

4. Resolution of Tie Cases at the Final Stage of Selection

► The candidate possessing a ‘desirable qualification” wherever applicable as per Recruitment Regulations shall be given preference.
► 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.

5. Scheme and syllabus of Written Examination

The written test shall be a pen and paper test. The syllabus and scheme of exam will be notified separately on this website.

6. Number of applicants

Against advertisement No.DR-01/2019 dated 25-01-2019
Post Applied For Number of Applicants
Principal Manager 46
Joint Director 571
Deputy Director 839
Senior Manager (IT) 287
Senior Manager 76
Manager 348
Total 2121
Against advertisement No.DR-02/2019 dated 26-03-2019
Administrative Officer 575
Assistant 76679
Deputy Director 839
Assistant Director 1124
Assistant Director(Technical) 2297
Assistant Manager 766
Assistant Manager(IT) 503
Central Food Safety Officer 23540
Deputy Manager 310
Hindi Translator 301
IT Assistant 3284
Junior Assistant Grade I 14707
Personal Assistant 4954
Technical Officer 27841
Total 156881
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7. It may be noted that the aforesaid schedule is only tentative and may change as per administrative feasibility. The decision of the Authority in the regard shall be final and binding. Candidates are advised in their own interest to regularly visit the official website of FSSAI i.e www.fssai.gov.in for updates.

This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.


  1. Advertisement No.DR-01/2019 dated 25-01-2019
  2. Advertisement No.DR-02/2019 dated 26-03-2019

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