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FSSAI Latest Recruitment – Multiple Food Analysts Required

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Advt No:DR-03/2019

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), hereinafter referred to as ‘Food Authority’ is a statutory Body under M/o Health and Family Welfare. FSSAI has been developed for laying down science-based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for the human intake to 130 crore residents of the country. For additionally strengthening its core proficiencies, FSSAI welcomes applications on direct recruitment basis from dynamic, competent and motivated applicants looking for interesting job opportunities in Food Regulatory System and intended to belong to our growth journey. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the vacancies ONLINE, via our website www.fssai.gov.in.

1. Applicants to Guarantee their Qualification for the Posts:

Before applying, applicants need to ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the advertised posts. The candidates certified in Food Analyst Exam conducted by FSSAI are only qualified to apply for the post of Food Analyst. The Food Authority would admit to the Exams all the applicants applying for the post with the requisite fee/intimation charges (wherever applicable) on the basis of the info provided in the ONLINE application and shall determine their eligibility only at the last i.e. interview or document confirmation. If at that stage, it is discovered that any info furnished in the ONLINE application is incorrect/ wrong or if according to the Food Authority, the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility requirements for the post, his/ her candidature will be terminated and he/she will not be permitted to appear for an interview and can be removed from service without notice,
if he/she has actually already joined the Authority.

2. Mode of Application:

Candidates are required to apply only ONLINE with the Authority’s website www.fssai.gov.in. No other mode for submission of application is available.

4. Help Facility: In case of any type of trouble in filling out the form, payment of fee/intimation charges or in downloading of Admission Letter, queries may be made through email at [email protected].

Do not neglect to mention ‘FSSAI’– DR-03/ 2019′ ‘Post Applied For’ in the subject of the e-mail.

5. Use of MOBILE PHONES and various other digital devices BANNED:

(a) The use of any mobile phone (even in switched off mode), pager or any electronic equipment or programmable device or storage media like pen drive, smartwatches etc. or camera or blue tooth devices or any other equipment or associated accessories either in working or switched off mode capable of being used as a communication devise during the assessment is strictly prohibited. Any type of infringement of these directions shall.
involve corrective action consisting of ban from future evaluations.

(b) Applicants are advised in their very own interest not to bring any one of the banned items including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the evaluation, as an arrangement for safe-keeping, can not be guaranteed.

(c) Applicants are recommended not to bring any valuable/costly items to the Examination Halls, as safe-keeping of the very same can not be assured. The Authority will not be in charge of any loss in this regard.

6. Addendum/Corrigendum: Please note that Addendum/Corrigendum, if any type of, issued on the above advertisement will certainly be released only on the Authority’s website www.fssai.gov.in.


1. The FSSAI invites applications from eligible applicants for the posts mentioned below on direct recruitment basis. The overall number of vacancies shown listed below may vary based on administrative exigencies:

Name of the Post: Food Analyst (Pay Level-10)

Post Code: 01

No. of Vacancies: UR-5

Age Limit as on closing date of application: 35


(i) Pay Scale: Selected Candidates will attract a starting basic pay in the Pay Level as specified against the post and they will likewise be eligible for Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance etc.

(ii) Seniority: Seniority will be fixed in order of their merit and as per extant standards of Govt. of India.

(iii) Perquisites: Along with basic pay and other allowances, reimbursement of expenses for the newspaper, telephone charges etc. according to qualification will be applicable. Medical facilities for self and dependents under CGHS/ CS(MA). Regulations shall likewise apply. Chosen applicants will be governed by ‘the defined contributory New Pension Scheme (NPS)’, along with the benefit of Gratuity.

(iv) The initial appointment will be on probation for a duration of two years. At Authority’s discretion, the probationary period might be extended up to a maximum duration of one year.

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(v) Selected applicants might be posted and transferred anywhere in India.


I. Nationality: a candidate has to be either:

a. a citizen of India, or.
b. a subject of Nepal, or.
c. a subject of Bhutan, or.
d. a Tibetan refugee that came to India prior to 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling.
in India, or.
e. an individual of Indian origin that has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of completely settling in India.

Given that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) will be a person in whose favour a certificate of qualification has been provided by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose instance a certification of qualification is essential may be admitted to the assessment yet the offer of appointment may be given just after the necessary eligibility certificate has actually been issued to him/her by the Government of India.

Name of Post: Food Analyst

Educational and other qualifications

(i) Master’s degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry or Microbiology or Dairy Chemistry or Food Technology, Food and Nutrition or Bachelor of Technology in Dairy or Oil or degree in Veterinary Sciences from a university developed in India by law or is an associate of the Institution of Chemists (India) by exam in the section of Food Analysts conducted by the Institution of Chemists (India) or any other equivalent qualification recognized and notified by the Central government for such objectives and has not less than three years experience in the analysis of food; and.

(ii) Has been declared qualified for appointment as a Food Analyst by a board appointed and notified by the Authority.

Desirable: Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering or Council of Scientific and Industrial Research or Indian Council of Agricultural Research National Eligibility Test.

Keep in mind 1: Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the experienced authority in the case of candidates otherwise well qualified.

Note 2: The qualification( s) pertaining to experience is relaxable at the discretion of the competent authority in the instance of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes if at any stage of selection, the competent authority feels that a sufficient number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience is not most likely to be available to fill up the openings reserved for them.

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II. Shortlisting of Applicants for Interview – Applicants that meet the recommended minimum essential qualifications for a particular post are typically shortlisted. Nevertheless, the recommended essential qualifications are the minimum and the mere possession of the very same does not entitle candidates to be shortlisted or called for an interview. In the event of the number of applications being large, the Authority will adopt brief listing criteria to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable number by any or even more of the following methods: (i) On the basis of Desirable Qualification (DQ) or anyone or every one of the DQs if more than one DQ is prescribed. (ii) On the basis of higher educational qualifications than the minimum suggested in the ad (iii) On the basis of higher experience in the appropriate field than the minimum prescribed in the ad (iv) By counting experience prior to or after the acquisition of essential qualifications (v) By holding a Recruitment Test (vi) Or any other criteria as Appointing Authority decide.

D. Exam Assessment Centres:

I. Centers of exams will be intimated eventually.

II. The date of holding the exam will be intimated eventually.

III. Candidates will appear for the assessment at an Examination Centre at their own risks and costs. The Authority does not make any arrangements for boarding/lodging of applicants. Authority will not be accountable for any kind of injury or losses etc. of any nature during the course of Examination.

IV. Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at FSSAI, Head office.

NOTE: Regardless of the aforesaid provision, the Authority reserves the right to alter the Centres at their discretion if the situation demands. All the Examination Centres will cater to exam for Low Vision Candidates in their particular centres. Candidates admitted to the examination will be informed of the time table and place or places of examination. The applicants ought to note that no ask for a change of centre will be entertained.

Note I: Applications without the prescribed Fee/ Intimation Charges shall be summarily rejected.

Keep In Mind II: Fee once paid shall not be reimbursed under any circumstances neither can the fee be kept in reserve for any type of various other examination or selection.


Category Application Fee Intimation Charges Total*
GEN/EWS/OBC Rs.750/- Rs.250/- Rs.1000/-
SC/ST/Women/ExServicemen/PwBD NIL Rs.250/- Rs.250/-


*Bank/ Transaction Charges are to be borne by the candidate.

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(1) Candidates are first required to go to the FSSAI’s website www.fssai.gov.in and click the link ‘Career’ and then click the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR ADVERTISEMENT NO.DR-03/ 2019” to open up the OnLine Application Form.

(2) Applicants will have click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register their application by entering their fundamental details in the online application form. Use special characters while filling up the form will not be permitted. After that a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate must write the Provisional registration number and password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will additionally be sent. They can reopen the saved data utilizing Provisional registration number and password and edit the details if needed.

(3) Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature based on the specifications given in the
Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature (Annexure ).

(4) Applicants are advised to meticulously fill out the on the internet application themselves as no change in any one of the data filled up in the on the internet application will be possible/ entertained. Before submission of the online application, applicants are encouraged to use the “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to confirm the information in the online application form and modify the very same if required. No change is allowed after clicking on FINAL SUBMIT Button. Visually Impaired applicants are accountable for very carefully verifying/ obtaining the information completed, in the on the internet application form and guaranteeing that the same are correct prior to submission as no change is possible after submission.


Candidates have to make the payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges with ONLINE mode only:

(i) Candidates should very carefully complete the information in the On-Line Application at the appropriate places extremely thoroughly and click the “FINAL SUBMIT” button at the end of the On-Line Application format. Prior to pressing the “FINAL SUBMIT” button, candidates are suggested to validate every field completed the application. The name of the applicant or his/ her father/husband etc. needs to be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the 10th class certificates/mark sheets. Any kind of change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature. In case the applicant is not able to complete the application form in one go, he/ she can save the data currently entered. As soon as the application is completed completely, the applicant ought to Final Submit the data.

(ii) The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions.

(iii) The payment can be made by using Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen.

(iv) After Final Submit, an added page of the application form is presented where applicants may adhere to the instructions and fill up in the requisite information.

(v) If the on the internet transaction has actually not been successfully finished after that candidate is encouraged to login once more with their provisionary registration number and password and pay the Application Fees/ Intimation Charges online.

(vi) On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt will be generated.

(vii) Applicants are required to take a printout of the e-receipt and online application form consisting of fee information. Please note that if the exact same can not be produced, online transaction might not have actually been successful.


  • After submitting your payment information in the on the internet application form, please wait for the intimation from the webserver, DO NOT press Back or Refresh button in order to avoid a dual charge.
  • For Credit Card users: All charges are listed in Indian Rupee. If you use a non-Indian credit card, your bank will convert to your local currency based upon prevailing exchange rates.
  • To make certain the security of your data, please close the browser window when your transaction is finished. After completing the procedure of applying on-line consisting of payment of fees, the candidate must take a printout of the system produced internet application form, make certain the particulars filled out are exact and keep it along with Registration Number and Password for future recommendation. They need to not send this printout to the FSSAI.

Please note that all the particulars stated in the online application including Name of the Applicant, Category, Date of Birth, Post Applied for, Address, Mobile Number, Email ID, Centre of Examination etc. will be considered as final and no change/modifications will be enabled after submission of the on the internet application form. Candidates are thus requested to fill out the online application type with the utmost care as no correspondence.
regarding change of details will be entertained. FSSAI will not be accountable for any kind of consequences arising out of furnishing of inaccurate and insufficient information in the application or omission to FSSAI Advt No. DR-03/ 2019.

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An e-mail/ SMS intimation with the Registration Number and Password generated on successful registration of the application will be sent to the applicant’s email ID/ Mobile Number specified in the online application form as a system-generated acknowledgement. If candidates do not get the email and SMS intimations at the email ID/ Mobile number specified by them, they might take into consideration that their online application has actually not been successfully registered.

An on the internet application which is insufficient in any respect such as without photograph and signature, inhuman/ improper photograph and/ or signature uploaded in the on-line application form/ not successful fee payment will not be considered as valid.

Candidates are suggested in their own interest to apply on the internet much before the closing day and not to wait till the last date for depositing the fee to prevent the opportunity of disconnection/ failure/ failure to log on to the FSSAI website on account of heavy load on internet/website jam.

FSSAI does not presume any obligation for the applicants not being able to send their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid factors or for any other reason beyond the control of the FSSAI. Please note that the above procedure is the only legitimate procedure for applying. No other mode of application or incomplete steps would be approved and such applications would certainly be rejected. Any information submitted by an applicant in his/ her application will be binding on the candidate personally and he/she will be accountable for prosecution/ civil consequences in case the info/ details furnished by him/ her is found to be incorrect at a later phase.

All applicants, whether already in Government Service, Government owned industrial undertakings or various other similar organisations, whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under the Public Enterprises are required to submit an undertaking in the Online application that they have actually informed in writing to their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the Exam. Applicants ought to keep in mind that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Authority withholding authorization to the applicants applying for/appearing at the assessment, their application will be liable to be rejected/candidature will be liable to be cancelled. At the time of joining, the recommended applicants will have to bring proper discharge certifications from theirs PSU/Government/Quasi– Government/ Private employer. Applicants may be asked to send No Objection Certificate from the present employer.

KEEP IN MIND: Applicants are not required to submit in addition to their applications any type of certification in support of their claims pertaining to Age, Educational Qualifications, Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes and Physically disabled etc. which will be confirmed at the time of the Interview only. Candidates coming from the OBC.
category ought to have the most current OBC certification issued by the Competent Authority. The candidates applying for the posts need to make certain that they satisfy all the eligibility conditions for admission to the Evaluation. Their admission in all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Authority or Interview will be simply provisionary, subject to their satisfying the suggested eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the Examinations and Interview, it is found that they do not satisfy any one of the eligibility conditions; their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Authority. If any one of their claims is discovered to be incorrect, they might render themselves liable to disciplinary action by the Authority.

Important Dates:

  • Website Link Open For Online Registration of Applications and Payment of
    Fees/Intimation Charges: 16.10.2019
  • Last Date for Online Application: 11.11.2019 (Till 11.59 PM)

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