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JOB POST: Food Analysts at FSSAI [6 Vacancies]: Apply by Nov 11

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By: Shivam Sharma | 20 Oct 2019 7:00 PM

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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 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 to 130 crore citizens of the country. To further strengthening its core competencies, FSSAI invites applications on a direct recruitment basis from dynamic, proficient and motivated candidates looking for exciting career opportunities in Food Regulatory System and wanted to be a part of our growth journey.


Food Analyst


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Educational 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 established in India by law or is an associate of the Institution of Chemists (India) by examination 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 purposes 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 Qualifications

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

Note 1: Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the competent authority in the case of candidates otherwise well qualified.

Note 2: The qualification(s) regarding experience is relaxable at the discretion of the competent authority in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes if at any stage of selection, the competent authority is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the vacancy reserved for them

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, etc.

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

(iii) Perquisites: Along with basic pay and other allowances, reimbursement of expenses for the 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 New Pension Scheme (NPS)’, in addition to the benefit of Gratuity.

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

(v) Selected candidates may be posted and transferred anywhere in India.

Age Limit

35 Yrs

Application Fee

  • GEN/EWS/OBC -Rs.750/-, Rs.250/-Intimation Charges: Total Rs.1000/-,
  • SC/ST/Women/ExServicemen/PwBD: NIL,
  • Rs.250/-Intimation Charges: Total Rs.250/-.

How to Apply

To apply click here.

Selection Procedure

1. Stages of Selection: Written Examination + Interview.

2. Shortlisting of Candidates for Interview: Candidates who fulfill the prescribed minimum essential qualifications for a particular post are generally shortlisted.

3. Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at FSSAI, Headquarters.

Application Deadline

Last Date for Online Application: 11.11.2019 (Till 11.59 PM).

For official notification click here

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