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Govt Food Safety Officer Recruitment 2019 – Online Application

Government District Food Safety Inspecting Officer vacancies for candidates with a background in biotechnology, food technology, biochemistry and microbiology. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply, via the online application procedure, the details of which are listed below:


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West Bengal Health Recruitment Board

BENFISH TOWER ( 1st & 2″ Floor)
GN 31, Sector-V, Salt Lake, Kolkata — 700091
Advt. No. DFSIO/68(1)/2019

Direct recruitment to the Posts of District Food Safety Inspecting Officer
under the Food Safety and Standards Act,2006

Notification No. 311/HF/CFS/2A-20/13/Pt. dated 6th December 2017

Online applications are invited from Indian Citizen and such other nationals as Declared eligible by Government of India for recruitment to the Post of District Food Safety Inspecting Officer in the cadre of West Bengal General Service, under the Commissioner of Food Safety & Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of West Bengal.

Only online registration of Application together with submission of the fee shall be permitted on the web site between 01.08.2019 to 13.08.2019(before 8 P.M.)

Posts are temporary but likely to become permanent.

The relevant rules and essential details are stated in the following paragraph:

A candidate must verify from the rules that her candidature is qualified. The conditions prescribed cannot be relaxed. The recruitment will be made by selection, but in which a large number of applications are received, as a consequence of Advertisement, the Board may, for the purpose of short-listing, hold a preliminary examination.

The scale of Pay: Rs. 9,000/- — 40,500/- [Grade Pay — Rs. 4,700/]. Other allowances will be admissible according to the Government order in force.

Name of Post: District Food Safety Inspecting Officer

No. of Posts: 01


A. Essential: Holder of a degree in Food Technology, or Dairy Technology, or Biotechnology, or Oil Technology, or Agricultural Science, or Veterinary Sciences, or Bio-Chemistry, or Microbiology, or Masters Degree in Chemistry, or Degree in Medicine from a recognized University.


Holder of some other equal / recognized qualification notified by the Central Government; and at least 5 years working experience within the area of Food Safety & Standards.

But no person that has any financial interest in the manufacture, import, or Sale of any article of food shall be made to be a Food Safety inspecting Officer under the Food Safety and standard Rules, 2011.

Knowledge of Bengali and other Languages — written and spoken is needed.

Age: Shall not be less than 21 Years and more than 36 years as on 1st. January 2019; relaxable for SC/ ST/ OBC/PH candidates according to present Rules of the Government of West Bengal provided that the upper age limit may be relaxed by the State Government by order.


  1. Reservation for the exempted category will be regarded only when encouraged by Certificate issued by the Appropriate Authority, according to the Directorate of Employment, Labour Department, Government of West Bengal.
  2. Candidates need to submit a declaration that he/She has no financial interest in the manufacture, Sale or import of any article of food
  3. Knowledge of Bengali and other languages according to the Government Order for the time being in force-Spoken & Written.
  4. The applicant must be a citizen of India or such an individual of additional nationality as declared qualified by Govt. of India.
  5. Age, as recorded in Madhyamik or equivalent certification, shall only be acceptable.

Following categories of persons have been included in ” Exempted Category”

i) Dependents of employees dying in harness.
ii) Dependents of employees retiring incapacitated
iii)Persons belonging to the families of Land Losers
iv)Election job workers/ Enumerators
v)Meritorious Sports Persons

Fee: Candidates should submit the application fee amounting to Rs. 210/(Rupees two hundred ten only) through GRIPS ( Govt. Receipt Portal System). It may please be noted that after making a successful payment, Candidates need to login into the site with the login ID & Password to fill up page 2 of this application form.

Money Order, Cheque, Bank Draft, Cash, etc. will not be acceptable.

Candidates belonging to SC/ST category of West Bengal and people with disabilities specified under disabilities rule, 1999 (certificates obtained prior to the Advertisement date) need not require to pay any fee. Such exemption of fee is, but not applicable to any OBC (category B or A ) candidate.

No claim for refund of this fee shall be entertained nor will it be held in reserve for any additional examination.

The application shall be made in the format as available in the West Bengal Health Recruitment Board Website ( Application received after the closing date will likely be rejected.

In the event, some of these statements made in the application then proven to be false within the knowledge of the candidates, so his or her candidature will be liable to cancellation, and even if appointed to a post on the results of the examination, his or her appointment will be liable to be terminated. Wilful suppression of any material fact will also be similarly dealt with.

Candidates must take special note that entries in their application submitted to this Board must be made correctly against all the items that will be treated as final without any alteration as well in this regard will be entertained after full submission of this application. Application not duly filled in or discovered faulty or incomplete in any respect or without fee will be liable to rejection.

Candidates must fulfil the essential qualification by the final date.

All information regarding recruitment (how to apply, how to make the payment, date of examination/ interview etc.) into the post, will be accessible time to time in the Board site.

A candidate must note his/ her admission to the Exam / Interview Shall be deemed provisional subject to the conclusion of his or her eligibility in all respects. If at any point, even after issuing of this letter of appointment, then a Candidate is found ineligible for admission for this Exam, his/ her Candidature will be cancelled with no further reference to her or him.

Canvassing: Any attempt on the part of the candidate to enlist support for his/ her Application will automatically disqualify the candidature.


Applicants shouldn’t send any Printout/ hard copy.

Important Dates:

  • Website link open: For Registration & Submission of online fee: 01.08.2019
  • Last Date of Full Submission of Form: 13.08.2019
  • Note: – Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply using Online Application Form much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid congestion on WebServer on account of heavy load on internet/website.
    Candidates are requested to follow the website ( time to time for update/ information.

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