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FSSAI Recruitment 2021 Notification: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has released a recruitment notification for the post of Principal Manager, Joint Director, Senior Manager, Deputy Director and & Manager. FSSAI Online Application will start from today i.e. on 16 April 2021. Candidates holding the requisite qualification can apply on or before 15 May 2021 on FSSAI website -fssai.gov.in.
Notification FSSAI Recruitment 2021: Apply Online for Manager
Notification Date : Apr 16, 2021
Last Date of Submission : May 15, 2021
Date Of Exam : Jun 20, 2021
City : New Delhi
State : Delhi
Country : India
Organization : Other Organizations
Educational : Post Graduate, Doctorate, Other Qualifications, Graduate
Functional Administration, Finance, IT, Journalism , Other Funtional AreaImportant Dates:
Starting date of online application: 16 April 2021
Last date for submission of application: 15 April 2021
Downloadable-Admit Card for Online Exam – 5 June 2021
FSSAI Exam Date – 20 June 2021
FSSAI Result Date – 15 August 2021
FSSAI Vacancy Details
Total Posts – 38
Principal Manager (Journalism/Mass Communication/Public Relation/Marketing) – 01
Joint Director – 12 (Technical – 9 and Admin and Finance)
Senior Manager (Journalism/Mass Communication/PR/Marketing) – 01
Senior Manager (IT) – 01
Deputy Director (Technical) – 11
Deputy Director (Admin and Finance) – 6
Manager (Journalism/Mass Communication/PR) – 03
Manager (Marketing) – 02
Manager (Social Work or Psychology or Labour and Social Welfare) – 01
Principal Manager – 13
Joint Director – Pay Level 12 Rs.78,800 – 2,09,200/-
Senior Manager – Pay Level 12 Rs.78,800 – 2,09,200/-
Deputy Director – Pay Level 11 Rs. 67,700 – 2,08,700/-
Manager – Pay Level 11 Rs. 67,700 – 2,08,700/-
Eligibility Criteria for FSSAI Principal Manager, Joint Director, Senior Manager, Deputy Director & Manager Posts
Candidates can check educational qualification, experience, age limit, salary, selection process, online application link below:
Educational Qualification and Experience:
Joint Director (Technical) – Master Degree from a authorized University or Institution in Chemistry or Biochemistry or Food Technology or Food Science & Technology or Food & Nutrition or Edible Oil Technology or Microbiology or Dairy Technology or Agricultural or horticultural Sciences or Industrial Microbiology or Toxicology or Public Health or Life Science or Biotechnology or Fruit & Vegetable Technology or Food Safety & Quality Assurance.
Joint Director (A&F) – Bachelor’s Degree from a authorized University or Institution; and Twelve Years’ experience in handling administration, finance, human resource development or/ and vigilance matters depending on the post requirement.
Senior Manager (Journalism/Mass
Communication/PR/Marketing) – Post Graduate Degree or Diploma (Full Time courses) in Journalism or Mass communication or Public Relation and 10 years’ experience in relevant area.
Senior Manager (IT) – B. Tech or M. Tech in Computer Science or any other relevant Engineering Discipline or MCA or Bachelor’s Degree in Relevant field and 10 years of total experience (iii) minimum five years’ experience in relevant field.
Deputy Director (Technical) – Master Degree from a authorized University or Institution in Chemistry or Biochemistry or Food Technology or Food Science & Technology or Food & Nutrition or Edible Oil Technology or Microbiology or Dairy Technology or Agricultural or Horticultural Sciences or Industrial Microbiology or Toxicology or Public Health or Life Science or Biotechnology or Fruit & Vegetable Technology or Food Safety & Quality Assurance ORPG Diploma of atleast one year duration in Food Safety or Food Science or Food Processing or Quality Assurance in Food sector or Dietetic and Public Health or Nutrition or Dairy Science or Bakery Science or Post Harvest Technology from a Govt. recognized University/ Institute with a condition that candidates who have completed these PG Diploma courses, must have studied anyone of following subjects at their Bachelor’s degree level i.e. Chemistry or Biochemistry or Food Technology or Food Science & Technology or Food & Nutrition or Edible Oil Technology or Microbiology or Dairy Technology or Agricultural or horticultural Sciences or Industrial
Microbiology or Toxicology or Public Health or Life Science or Biotechnology or Fruit & Vegetable Technology or Food Safety & Quality Assurance or Food Processing Technology or Fruit & Vegetable or Medicine or Veterinary sciences or Fisheries or Animal Sciences
Deputy Director (Admin and Finance) – Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or Institution; and ten Years’ experience in handling administration, finance, human resource development or/ and vigilance matters
depending on the post requirementManager – Post Graduate Degree or Diploma (Full Time courses) in journalism or Mass communication or Public Relation or MBA with specialization in Marketing from a recognized university or Institute OR Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Social Work or Psychology or Labour and Social Welfare from a recognized university or Institute. Eight years’ experience in relevant areaSelection Process for FSSAI Posts
The selection will be done on the basis of:
Written Examination (85%)
FSSAI Admit Card 2021
The eligible candidates shall be issued an e Admit Card around two weeks to three weeks before the commencement of the examination. The e -Admit Card will be made available on the website www.fssai.gov.in for downloading by candidates. E -Admit Card will not be sent by pos
How to apply for FSSAI Recruitment ?
Interested applicants can submit applications through the online mode on fssai.gov.in under ‘Jobs @FSSAI (Careers)’ section from 16 April to 15 May 2021 by following steps.
STEP 1 – Registration/Login, Re-login with Application Number & Auto Generated Password (A mail and SMS will be sent with unique Application Number and password).
STEP 2 – Enter Personal details & Educational qualification.
STEP 3 – Upload photograph and signature
STEP 4 – Preview – Edit Application / Proceed for Payment
STEP 5 – Complete the Payment & Print Application Form
OBC – Rs.750/- + Rs.250/- Rs.1000/-
SC/ST/Women/ExServicemen/PwBD/EWS – Rs. 250/- only
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Subject: Direct Recruitment for the post of Principal Manager
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), hereinafter referred to as ‘Food Authority’ is a
statutory Body under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. FSSAI has been created 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 human consumption. For further strengthening its core
competencies,FSSAI invites applications on direct recruitment basis from dynamic and motivated candidates
looking for exciting career opportunities in Food Regulatory System. Interested and eligible candidates can apply
for the vacancies ONLINE through our website www.fssai.gov.in.
1.Candidates to Ensure their Eligibility for the Posts:
Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the advertised posts.
The Food Authority would allow all the candidates applying for the posts with the requisite fee/intimation
charges (wherever applicable) on the basis of the information furnished in the ONLINE application and shall
determine their eligibility i.e. document verification at Interview stage. If at any stage, it is found that any
information furnished in the ONLINE application is false/ incorrect or if according to the Food Authority, the
candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/her candidature will be cancelled and he/she will
not be allowed to appear for interview and can be removed from service without notice, if he/she has already
joined the Authority.
2.Mode of Application:
Candidates are required to apply only ONLINE through the Authority’s website www.fssai.gov.in and
send the print out of the online application alongwith self-attested copies of all relevant certificates, testimonials
and No objection certificate from present employer to Assistant Director (Recruitment), Human Resource
Division, Room No.407, Food Safety and Standard Authority of India, FDA Bhwan, Kotla Road, New Delhi- 110002
by 31.05.2021.Hard Copy of applications received after 05.06.2021 will not be considered. Further, Application in
any other format and mode will not be accepted. The envelope containing hard copy is to be boldly marked
“FSSAI – DR-01/2021 (Principal Manager)”
- SERVICE CONDITIONS:
(i) Pay Scale: Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay in the Pay Level as stipulated against the post and
they will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, LTC etc. as applicable to Central
(ii) Seniority: Seniority will be fixed in order of their merit and as per extant guidelines of Govt. of India.
(iii) Perquisites: Alongwith basic pay and other allowances, reimbursement of expenses for newspaper,
telephone charges etc. as per eligibility shall be applicable. Medical facilities for self and dependents under CGHS/
CS(MA) Rules shall also be applicable. Selected candidates will be governed by ‘the defined contributory National
Pension Scheme (NPS)’, in addition to the benefit of Gratuity.
(iv) Initial appointment will be on probation for a period of One year. At Authority’s discretion, the probationary
period may be extended as per rules
(v) Selected candidates may be posted and transferred anywhere in India
B. ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS:
I. Nationality: a candidate must be either:
a. a citizen of India, or
b. a subject of Nepal, or
c. a subject of Bhutan, or
d. a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling
in India, or
e. a person of Indian origin who 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
permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a
certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the
offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by
the Government of India
E. PROCUDERE TO APPLY ONLINE
(1) Candidates are first required to go to the FSSAI’s website www.fssai.gov.in and click on the link ‘Jobs @ FSSAI
(Career)’ and then click on the option “APPLY ONLINE FOR ADVERTISEMENT NO.DR-01/2021” to register.
(2) Candidates will have to register their application by entering their basic information in the online application
form. Use of special characters while filling the form will not be allowed. After that a provisional registration
number and password will be generated by the system and will be sent on registered email ID. They can reopen
the saved data using email ID and password and edit the particulars, if needed.
(3) Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the
Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature.
(4) Candidates are advised to carefully fill in the online application themselves as no change in any of the data
filled in the online application will be possible/ entertained. Prior to submission of the online application
candidates are advised to use the “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to verify the details in the online application form
and modify the same if required. No change is permitted after clicking on FINAL SUBMIT Button. Visually
Impaired candidates are responsible for carefully verifying/ getting the details filled in, in the online
application form and ensuring that the same are correct prior to submission as no change is possible after
F. MODE OF PAYMENT
Candidates have to make the payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges through ONLINE mode only:
(i) Candidates should carefully fill in the details in the On-Line Application at the appropriate places very carefully
and click on the “SUBMIT” button at the end of the On-Line Application format. Before pressing the “SUBMIT”
button, candidates are advised to verify every field filled in the application. The name of the candidate or his /her
father/husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the 10th class certificates/mark
sheets. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature. In case the candidate is unable to fill in the
application form in one go, he/ she can save the data already entered. Once the application is filled in completely,
candidate should Final Submit the data. Page 9 of 33
(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, and Internet Banking by providing information
as asked on the screen.
(iv) After Final Submit, an additional page of the application form is displayed wherein candidates may follow the
instructions and fill in the requisite details.
(v) If the online transaction has not been successfully completed then candidates are advised to login again with
their email ID and password and pay the Application Fees/ Intimation Charges online as applicable.
(vi) On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt will be generated.
Guidelines for scanning and Upload of Photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) & Signature
Before applying online, a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of their photograph and
signature as per the specifications given below.
− Photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture.
− Make sure that the picture is in colour, taken against a light-coloured, preferably white, background.
− Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face
− If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade, so that you
are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows
− If you have to use flash, ensure there’s no “red-eye”
− If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
− Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your
− Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
− Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb
− Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50kb. If the size of the file is more than 50 kb,
then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of
− The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
− The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
− The signature will be used to put on the Call Letter and wherever necessary.
− If the Applicant’s signature on the answer script, at the time of the examination, does not match the
signature on the Call
− Letter, the applicant will be disqualified.
− Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
− Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb
− Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb
− Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS shall NOT be accepted.
Scanning the photograph & signature:
− Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)
− Set Colour to True Colour
− File Size as specified above
− Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use the upload editor to crop
the image to the final size (as specified above).
− The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is: image01.jpg or image01.jpeg Image
dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon.
− Candidates using MS Windows/MSOffice can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg format not
exceeding 50kb & 20kb respectively by using MS Paint or MSOffice Picture Manager. Scanned photograph
and signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using ‘Save As’ option in the File menu and size
can be reduced below 50 kb (photograph) & 20 kb(signature) by using crop and then resize option (Please
see point (i) & (ii) above for the pixel size) in the ‘Image’ menu. Similar options are available in other photo
− If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.
− While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to upload their
photograph and signature.
Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature
− There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature
− Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph / Signature”
− Browse and Select the location where the Scanned Photograph / Signature file has been saved.
− Select the file by clicking on it
− Click the ‘Open/Upload’ button
Your Online Application will not be registered unless you upload your photograph and signature as specified:
− In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear the candidate’s application may be rejected. After
uploading the photograph/ signature in the online application form candidates should check that the images
are clear and have been uploaded correctly. In case the photograph or signature is not prominently visible,
the candidate may edit his/ her application and re-upload his/ her photograph or signature, prior to
submitting the form.
− After registering online candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online