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FSSAI Exam 2019-20 (Written Exam) Complete Study Notes available

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has announced exam dates for various exams at its official website. Click here to see date of exam.

The written test will be held in Delhi exam centre only.

The exam for the post of Assistant Director, Administrative Officer, Deputy Manager, Junior Assistant Grade 1, Hindi Translator, Assistant Manager, IT Assistant and Assistant Manager is scheduled on 1 and 2 August 2020 while the exam for Assistant Director (Tech), Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer, Assistant and Personal Assistant will be held on 8 and 9 August 2020.

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has released the result of computer based test examination for the post of Assistant Director, Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer, Administrative Officer, Assistant, Junior Assistant Grade-I, Hindi Translator, Personal Assistant, Assistant Manager (IT), IT Assistant, Deputy Manager and Assistant Manager.

Candidates who appeared in the exam, from 24 July to 26 July 2019, for download FSSAi all posts result click here.

A total of 91584 candidates appeared in the FSSAI exam. FSSAI had invited 275 vacancies for the recruitment of Assistant Director, Assistant Director (Technical), Technical Officer, Central Food Safety Officer, , Administrative Officer, Assistant, Junior Assistant Grade-I, Hindi Translator, Personal Assistant, Assistant Manager (IT), IT Assistant, Deputy Manager and Assistant Manager.

As per the official notice “FSSAI score card of the candidates will be made available on FSSAI website by 30 November 2019. Further, information regarding syllabus and schedule for written examination for all above 13 categories of posts will be made available to the candidates on FSSAI oficial website.

Remember these dates

Last Date for FSSAI Online Application : 25.04.2019 (Till 11:59.00 PM)

FSSAI Exam Date 2019 (CBT Paper 1) : 24th, 25th, 26th July 2019

FSSAI Written Exam (Paper 2) : 1-9 August 2020

Notice related to Clarification regarding cutoff declared for PwBD candidates

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FSSAi Exam 2019 cut off

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Website Link Open For Online Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges : 26.03.2019
Last Date for FSSAI Online Application : 25.04.2019 (Till 11:59.00 PM)

Remember these dates

Last Date for FSSAI Online Application : 25.04.2019 (Till 11:59.00 PM)

FSSAI Exam Date 2019 (CBT Paper 1) : 24th, 25th, 26th July 2019

FSSAI Written Exam (Paper 2) : 1-9 August 2020

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FSSAi written Exam Study notes Price list
  Hard copy price e-book pdf price
FSSAI Assistant Director (Technical) 2000/- 1500/-
Technical Officer 2000/- 1500/-
Central Food Safety Officer 2000/- 1500/-
Assistant Director (Non Technical) 2000/- 1500/-
Administrative Officer 2000/- 1500/-
FSSAI Assistant & Junior Assistant Grade-I 2000/- 1500/-
FSSAI Personal Assistant 2000/- 1500/-
FSSAI Hindi Translator 2000/- 1500/-
Deputy Manager 2000/- 1500/-
Assistant Manager 2000/- 1500/-
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SCHEME OF SELECTION

Selection for the aforementioned posts will be done as per the stages given below. Marks scored in CBT+ written test and Interview together will be counted for final selection. Further, the Authority reserves the right to introduce additional stage of examination which would be notified at suitable time, if considered necessary.

Shortlisting of Candidates for Interview

Candidates who fulfill the prescribed minimum essential qualifications for a particular post are generally shortlisted. However, the prescribed essential qualifications are the minimum and the mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be short-listed or called for interview. In the event of number of applications being large, Authority will adopt short listing criteria to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable number by any or more of the following methods: (i) On the basis of Desirable Qualification (DQ) or any one or all of the DQs if more than one DQ is prescribed. (ii) On the basis of higher educational qualifications than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement (iii) On the basis of higher experience in the relevant field than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement (iv) By counting experience before or after the acquisition of essential qualifications (v) By holding a Recruitment Test (vi) Or any other criteria as Appointing Authority decide.

Coming Exam 1

FSSAI Written Exam Syllabus

The post-wise syllabus and examination pattern of the FSSAi written test has been made available.

The schedule of examination Possible in Jan - Feb 2020.

The examination pattern & syllabus is only indicative in nature.

Pattern of Exam

• Mode of exam: Pen and Paper

• Descriptive paper in English or Hindi

• Time: 120 minutes

• Question paper divided into different parts with varying weightage

A. FSSAI Joint Director & Deputy Director Post

Joint Director & Deputy Director Post syllabus click here

Subscribe Joint Director & Deputy Director Post Written Exam Study Notes (Hard copy) @ 2000/- & (e book / pdf) Price @ 1500/-

B. FSSAI Assistant Director Post

Assistant Director (Technical) Written Exam Syllabus click here

Subscribe FSSAI Assistant Director (Technical) Post Written Exam Study Notes (Hard copy) @ 2000/- & (e book / pdf) Price @ 1500/-

C. Technical Officer and Central Food Safety Officer click here

Subscribe FSSAI Assistant Director (Technical) Written Exam Study Notes (Hard copy) @ 2000/- & (e book / pdf) Price @ 1500/-

Subscribe Technical Officer & Central Food Safety Officer Written Exam Notes (Hard copy) @ 2000/- & (e book / pdf) @ 1500/-

D. FSSAI Assistant Director & Administrative Officer Post Syllabus

Assistant Director Written Exam Syllabus click here

Administrative Officer Post Written Exam Syllabus click here

Subscribe Assistant Director (Non Technical) (Written Exam) Study Notes Hard Copy @ 2000/- and e-book/pdf @ 1500/-

Subscribe Administrative Officer (Written Exam) Complete Study Notes Hard copy Price @ 2000/- and e-book/pdf @ 1500/-

E. FSSAI Assistant & Junior Assistant Grade - I Post Syllabus

Assistant & Junior Assistant Grade - I Written Exam Syllabus click here

Subscribe Assistant & Junior Assistant Grade-I each post (Written Exam) Study Notes Price @ 2000/- and e book/pdf @ 1500/-

F. FSSAI Personal Assistant Post Syllabus

Personal Assistant Post Written Exam Syllabus click here

Subscribe Personal Assistant (Written Exam) Complete Study Notes Price @ 2000/- and e book/pdf @ 1500/-

G. FSSAI Hindi Translator Post Syllabus

Hindi Translator Post Written Exam Syllabus click here

Subscribe Hindi Translator (Written Exam) Complete Study Notes Price @ 2000/- and e book/pdf @ 1500/-

H. FSSAI Deputy Manager, Assistant Manager Post Syllabus

Deputy Manager Written Exam Syllabus click here

Subscribe Deputy Manager Post (Written Exam) Complete Study Notes Price @ 2000/- and e book/pdf @ 1500/-

Subscribe Assistant Manager Post (Written Exam) Complete Study Notes Price @ 2000/- and e book/pdf @ 1500/-

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Vacancy details

Application Fee

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

For GEN/ EWS/ OBC Candidates: 750/- (Application Fee)+250/- (Intimation Charges)

For SC/ ST/ Women/ Ex-Servicemen/ PWBD: 250/- (Intimation Charges)

No Application Fee for SC/ ST/ Women/ Ex-Servicemen/ PWBD

Age Limit

Age Limit for SL. No. 01,02, 12: 35 Years

Age Limit for SL. No. 03 to 06, 08 to 11, 13: 30 Years

Age Limit for SL. No. 07: 25 Years

Age relaxation is applicable as per rules.

FSSAI Vacancy Details : Total : 275 Posts

Name of posts

No. of Post

Age Limit

Eligibility criteria

Assistant

34

30

Bachelor Degree from Any Recognized University

Junior Assistant Grade-I

07

25

10+2 Intermediate Passed from Any Recognized Board

Technical Officer

130

30

Master Degree / PG Diploma / BE / B.Tech 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

Central Food Safety Officer

37

30

Bachelor 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

Personal Assistant

25

30

Bachelor Degree in Shorthand (80 wpm) and Typing (40 wpm English) OR (35 wpm Hindi) with Computer Knowledge / MS Office / Internet

Hindi Translator

02

30

Master Degree in Hindi / English OR Hindi / English as a Compulsory Subject in Graduation and 2 Year Experience

Assistant Manager (IT)

05

30

Engineering Degree in B.Tech / M.Tech in Computer Science or any other relevant Engineering Discipline or MCA or Bachelor’s Degree in Relevant field with 5 Year Experience

IT Assistant

03

30

Bachelor Degree with one year PG Diploma/Degree in Computer Application or Information Technology

Deputy Manager

06

35

Master Degree / Diploma in journalism or Mass communication or Public Relation or MBA / Social Work or psychology or Labour and Social Welfare / Library Sciences or Library and Information Science with 6 Year Experience

Assistant Manager

04

30

Master Degree / Diploma in journalism or Mass communication or Public Relation or MBA with specialization in Marketing / Social Work or psychology or Labour and Social Welfare / Degree in Library Sciences or Library and Information Scienc and 2 Year Experience

Assistant Director

05

35

Bachelor Degree with 6 Year Experience OR Graduation in Law with 3 Year Experience

Assistant Director (Technical)

15

35

Master / PG Diploma / BE / B.Tech 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 and 5 Year Experience

Administrative Officer

02

30

Bachelor Degree with 3 Year Experience

FSSAI CBT Exam Syllabus

A. FSSAI Assistant Director (Technical), Technical Officer
and Central Food Safety Officer Post syllabus

The paper would be in two parts, with 100 Objective MCQ type questions to be attempted in 120 minutes. 4 marks would be given for each correct answer and 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer.

Note : The level of the paper will be consistent with the educational qualifications prescribed for each post.

Part A – 25% weightage General Aptitude and Computer literacy

Part B – 75% weightage Functional Knowledge test

PART A: General Aptitude and Computer Literacy - indicative syllabus
Subject and Syllabus No. Of Questions
GENERAL APTITUDE 15

General Intelligence: would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type for e.g. Questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observations, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc.

5

General Awareness: Questions to test the ability of the candidates General Awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. Also testing knowledge of currents events and matters of every day observation as may be expected of an educated person. The test will include questions relating to India and neighboring countries specially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, sports and scientific research etc. These questions will be such that they do not required a special study of any discipline.

5

English language Comprehension: Would test the candidates understanding of the English language its vocabulary, grammar etc. Would include questions on comprehension, on word substitution, synonyms and antonyms, spelling error, spotting errors in sentences, grammar – noun, pronoun, adjectives, verbs, prepositions, conjunctions, use of ‘a’ ‘an” and ‘the’, idioms and phrases etc.

5
COMPUTER LITERACY 10

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Candidate is expected to be able to handle all regular office work on computers. Knowledge of MS office (word, excel, powerpoint) including basic commands, Google Doc, emails, commonly use social media handles (Whattsapp,FB, Twitter etc). would be tested.

 
Part B : Functional Knowledge Test - indicative syllabus

1. Food Safety ecosystem – National and International, with special focus on roles, functions and initiatives of FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India).

2. Subject specific knowledge.

 
Indian and International Food Laws (An Overview) 25

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Food Safety and Standards Act of India, 2006: Provision, definitions and different sections of the Act and implementation.  FSS Rules and Regulations  Overview of other relevant national bodies (e.g. APEDA, BIS EIC, MPEDA, Spice Board etc.)  International Food Control Systems/Laws, Regulations and Standards/Guidelines with regard to Food Safety – (i) Overview of CODEX Alimentarius Commission (History, Members, Standard setting and Advisory mechanisms: JECFA, JEMRA JMPR): WTO agreements (SPS/TBT):  Important national and international accreditation bodies

 
FSSAI - Role, Functions, Initiatives ( A General Understanding) 25

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Genesis and Evolution of FSSAI  Structure and Functions of Food Authority  Overview of systems and processes in Standards, Enforcement, Laboratory ecosystem, Imports, Third Party Audit etc.  Promoting safe and wholesome Food (Eat Right India, Food Fortification, snf, Clean Street Food Hub, RUCO and various other social and behavioural change initiatives)  Training and capacity building  Role of State Food Authorities

 
Subject Matter Knowledge (Sample e book pdf free download click here) 25

1. Principles of Food Preservation, Processing and Packaging  Food Processing Operations, Principles, Good Manufacturing Practices  Overview of food preservation methods and their underlying principles including novel and emerging methods/principles  Overview of food packaging methods and principles including novel packaging materials/techniques

2. Principles and Basics of Food Chemistry and their role in Human Nutrition  Structure and functions of macro-and micro nutrients  Role of macro and micronutrients in human nutrition  Overview of food additives with respect to their technological functions  Overview of anti-nutritional factors and their removal from foods  Overview of enzymes as food processing aids  Overview of nutraceuticals and functions foods  Overview of food contaminants and adulterants and their effects on human health  Food allergens and allergenicity  Importance of diet in alleviating health risks, especially non-communicable diseases

3. Food Microbiology & General principles of Food Hygiene  General principles of food microbiology and overview of food borne pathogens  Overview of sources of microorganisms in food chain (raw materials, water, air, equipment etc.) and microbiological quality of foods  Microbial food spoilage and Food borne diseases  General principles and techniques in microbiological examination of foods  Overview of beneficial microorganisms and their role in food processing and human nutrition  General principles of food safety management systems including traceability and recall – sanitation, HACCP, Good production and processing practices (GMP, GAP, GHP, GLP, BAP, etc)

General concepts of Food Analysis and Testing  Fundamentals of field level and laboratory sampling with reference to importance of statistical tools.  Overview of basic/classical methods of food analysis  Overview of modern analytical techniques including mass spectrometry and molecular techniques.  Principles of Quality assurance and Quality control with reference to food analysis and testing.

 

B. FSSAI Assistant Director & Administrative Officer Post Syllabus

The paper would be in two parts, with 100 Objective MCQ type questions to be attempted in 120 minutes. 4 marks would be given for each correct answer and 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer.

Note: The level of the paper will be consistent with the educational qualifications prescribed for each post.

Part A – 25% weightage General Aptitude and Computer literacy

Part B – 75% weightage Functional Knowledge test

PART A: General Aptitude and Computer Literacy - indicative syllabus
Subject and Syllabus No. Of Questions
GENERAL APTITUDE 15

General Intelligence: would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type for e.g. Questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observations, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc.

5
General Awareness: Questions to test the ability of the candidates General Awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. Also testing knowledge of currents events and matters of every day observation as may be expected of an educated person. The test will include questions relating to India and neighboring countries specially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, sports and scientific research etc. These questions will be such that they do not required a special study of any discipline. 5
English language Comprehension: Would test the candidates understanding of the English language its vocabulary, grammar etc. Would include questions on comprehension, on word substitution, synonyms and antonyms, spelling error, spotting errors in sentences, grammar – noun, pronoun, adjectives, verbs, prepositions, conjunctions, use of ‘a’ ‘an” and ‘the’, idioms and phrases etc. 5
COMPUTER LITERACY 10
Candidate is expected to be able to handle all regular office work on computers. Knowledge of MS office (word, excel, powerpoint) including basic commands, Google Doc, emails, commonly use social media handles (Whattsapp,FB, Twitter etc). would be tested.  
Part B : Functional Knowledge Test - indicative syllabus

1. Food Safety ecosystem – National and International, with special focus on roles, functions and initiatives of FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India).

2. Subject specific knowledge.

 
Indian and International Food Laws (An Overview) 10
Food Safety and Standards Act of India, 2006: Provision, definitions and different sections of the Act and implementation.  FSS Rules and Regulations  Overview of other relevant national bodies (e.g. APEDA, BIS EIC, MPEDA, Spice Board etc.)  International Food Control Systems/Laws, Regulations and Standards/Guidelines with regard to Food Safety – (i) Overview of CODEX Alimentarius Commission (History, Members, Standard setting and Advisory mechanisms: JECFA, JEMRA JMPR): WTO agreements (SPS/TBT):  Important national and international accreditation bodies  
FSSAI - Role, Functions, Initiatives ( A General Understanding) 10
Genesis and Evolution of FSSAI  Structure and Functions of Food Authority  Overview of systems and processes in Standards, Enforcement, Laboratory ecosystem, Imports, Third Party Audit etc.  Promoting safe and wholesome Food (Eat Right India, Food Fortification, snf, Clean Street Food Hub, RUCO and various other social and behavioural change initiatives)  Training and capacity building  Role of State Food Authorities  
Subject Matter Knowledge 55

1. Office and Financial ProcedureOffice Procedure & Office Management  General Financial Rules- 2017  FR&SR, Medical Attendance Rules, Travelling Allowances Rules, LTC Rules, Joining Time Rules  CCS (CCA) Rules, 1965, CCS (Conduct) Rules, 1964  CCS(Pension) Rules 1972, Provident Fund Rules & New Pension Scheme  Reservation Policy

OR

Constitutional Law  Features and general principles of Constitutional Law, Part III, IV and IV A of the Constitution of India , Judiciary at Federal and State Levels, Conduct of Government Business, Executive power of the Union and the States, 1st Part XIII dealing with trade, commerce and intercourse within the territory of India, Centre State relations, Legislature at Union, State and Local Levels.

2. Administrative LawPrinciples of Natural Justice, Rule of Law, Quasi-Judicial, quasi – administrative and administrative bodies: powers, functions and discretions, Delegated Legislation, Executive control and supervision of autonomous bodies, Difference between Inquisitorial and Adversarial system, Ombudsman, Lokayukta and Lokpal etc

3. Procedural Law Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 including Procedure relating to summoning, examination etc. of witnesses etc. Temporary Injunction and interim relief, Law of Evidence including Presumption and conclusive proof, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Penal Laws including Indian Penal Code, Law of Arbitration and Conciliation, Mediation, Alternate Dispute Resolution – concept, purpose/prospects

4. Multidisciplinary and Contemporary Legal Issues  Intellectual Property regime, Trademarks etc, Valuation issues in intellectual properties, Law and Economics – use and knowledge of basic economic principles in appreciation of the competition law, Major statutes governing environmental law, Competition law and common man, Consumer Protection Act and the Competition Act, International Competition Law framework: OECD, ICN, WTO, UN etc, Basic principles of statutory interpretation, IT and cyber laws; concept, purpose/prospects.

5. Law of Contract, Law of Partnership, Corporate Law (Overall Understanding)

 

C. FSSAI Assistant & Junior Assistant Grade-I Post Syllabus

The paper would be 100 Objective MCQ type questions to be attempted in 120 minutes. 4 marks would be given
for each correct answer and 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer.

Note: The level of the paper will be consistent with the educational qualifications prescribed.

Subject and Syllabus
  No. Of Questions
GENERAL APTITUDE  

General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation ,Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding, Other subtopics, if any Numerical operations.

20
Quantitative Aptitude: Number Systems, Computation of Whole Number, Decimal
and Fractions, Relationship between numbers Fundamental arithmetical
operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest
(Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture
and Allegation, Time and distance, Time and work.
20
English Language: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage. 15
General Awareness: Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research. 25
Computer Literacy: Candidate is expected to be able to handle all regular office work on computers. Knowledge of MS office (word, excel, powerpoint) including basic commands, Google Doc, emails, commonly use social media handles (Whattsapp, FB, Twitter etc). would be tested. 10
FSSAI - Role, Functions, Initiatives (A General Understanding) - Genesis and Evolution of FSSAI, Structure and Functions of Food Authority, Overview of systems and processes in Standards, Enforcement, Laboratory ecosystem, Imports, Third Party Audit, Promoting safe and wholesome Food (Eat Right India, Food Fortification, snf, Clean Street Food Hub, RUCO and various other social and behavioural change initiatives), Training and capacity building, Role of State Food Authorities. 10

D. FSSAI Personal Assistant Post Syllabus

The paper would be 100 Objective MCQ type questions to be attempted in 120 minutes. 4 marks would be given for each correct answer and 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer. This would be followed by a Skill Test in Steno typing.

Note: The level of the paper will be consistent with the educational qualifications prescribed.

Subject and Syllabus
  No. Of Questions

General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

20
General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its Neighboring countries especially pertaining to
Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
20
Computer Literacy: Candidate is expected to be able to handle all regular office work on computers. Knowledge of MS office (word, excel, powerpoint) including basic commands, Google Doc, emails, commonly use social media handles (Whattsapp, FB, Twitter etc). would be tested. 10
English language Comprehension: Would test the candidates understanding of the English language its vocabulary, grammar etc. Would include questions on comprehension, on word substitution, synonyms and antonyms, spelling error, spotting errors in sentences, grammar – noun, pronoun, adjectives, verbs, prepositions, conjunctions, use of ‘a’ ‘an” and ‘the’, idioms and phrases etc. 50
Skill test in Stenography: Candidates who obtain the qualifying marks in the Examination as may be prescribed by
FSSAI will only be called for the Skill Test. The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English /
Hindi at the speed of 80 w.p.m. for the post. The matter will have to be transcribed on computer. The transcription
time will be 50 minutes for English and 65 minutes for Hindi respectively.

E. FSSAI Hindi Translator Post Syllabus

The paper would be in two parts, with 100 Objective MCQ type questions in Part 1 to be attempted in 120 minutes.
4 marks would be given for each correct answer and 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer. Part 2 would be
descriptive type. Both Part 1 and Part 2 would carry 50% weightage each.

Note: The level of the paper will be consistent with the educational qualifications prescribed.

Subject and Syllabus
Paper 1 : General Hindi: (Objective type); General English: (Objective type) No. Of Questions

General Hindi: (Objective type)
General English: (Objective type)

The questions will be designed to test the candidates‟ understanding of the languages and literature, correct use of words, phrases and idioms and ability to write the languages correctly, precisely and effectively. The questions will be of degree level.

General Hindi:
Topics covered in Hindi Language Preparation:
Grammatical Topics i.e. Samas, Sandhi, Kriya, Visheshan, etc, Hindi Synonyms, Hindi Paragraphs, Hindi Proverbs, Hindi Antonyms

General English:
This part of the Paper-I tests the Reading and Writing Skills of the candidate in English. Topics covered in English Language Preparation:

Fill in the Blanks, Error Recognition, Articles, Verbs, Preposition, Spelling Test, Vocabulary, Grammar, Synonyms, Sentence Structure, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Correct use of words, Phrases and Idioms.

100 marks
Paper-II Syllabus: Translation and Essay Descriptive Paper  

This paper will test the candidates’ translation skills and their ability to write as well as comprehend the Hindi and English languages correctly, precisely and effectively.

The paper will consist of:

  • Two passages for translation-one passage for translation from Hindi to English and one passage for translation from English to Hindi

  • An Essay each in Hindi and English

4
question
having 25
marks
each

F. FSSAI Deputy Manager, Assistant Manager Post Syllabus

The paper would be in two parts, with 100 Objective MCQ type questions to be attempted in 120 minutes. 4 marks would be given for each correct answer and 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer.

Note: The level of the paper will be consistent with the educational qualifications prescribed for each post.

Part A – 25% weightage General Aptitude and Computer literacy

Part B – 75% weightage Functional Knowledge test

PART A: General Aptitude and Computer Literacy - indicative syllabus
Subject and Syllabus No. Of Questions
GENERAL APTITUDE 15

General Intelligence: would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type for e.g. Questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observations, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc.

5
General Awareness: Questions to test the ability of the candidates General Awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. Also testing knowledge of currents events and matters of every day observation as may be expected of an educated person. The test will include questions relating to India and neighboring countries specially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, sports and scientific research etc. These questions will be such that they do not required a special study of any discipline. 5
English language Comprehension: Would test the candidates understanding of the English language its vocabulary, grammar etc. Would include questions on comprehension, on word substitution, synonyms and antonyms, spelling error, spotting errors in sentences, grammar – noun, pronoun, adjectives, verbs, prepositions, conjunctions, use of ‘a’ ‘an” and ‘the’, idioms and phrases etc. 5
COMPUTER LITERACY 10
Candidate is expected to be able to handle all regular office work on computers. Knowledge of MS office (word, excel, powerpoint) including basic commands, Google Doc, emails, commonly use social media handles (Whattsapp, FB, Twitter etc). would be tested.  
Part B : Functional Knowledge test - indicative syllabus

1. Food Safety ecosystem – National and International, with special focus on roles, functions and initiatives of FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India).

2. Subject specific knowledge.

 
Indian and International Food Laws (An Overview) 10
Food Safety and Standards Act of India, 2006: Provision, definitions and different sections of the Act and implementation.  FSS Rules and Regulations  Overview of other relevant national bodies (e.g. APEDA, BIS EIC, MPEDA, Spice Board etc.)  International Food Control Systems/Laws, Regulations and Standards/Guidelines with regard to Food Safety – (i) Overview of CODEX Alimentarius Commission (History, Members, Standard setting and Advisory mechanisms: JECFA, JEMRA JMPR): WTO agreements (SPS/TBT):  Important national and international accreditation bodies  
FSSAI - Role, Functions, Initiatives ( A General Understanding) 10
Genesis and Evolution of FSSAI  Structure and Functions of Food Authority  Overview of systems and processes in Standards, Enforcement, Laboratory ecosystem, Imports, Third Party Audit etc.  Promoting safe and wholesome Food (Eat Right India, Food Fortification, snf, Clean Street Food Hub, RUCO and various other social and behavioural change initiatives)  Training and capacity building  Role of State Food Authorities  
Subject Matter Knowledge 55

1. Development of Human Behavior, Sensation, Attention and Perception, Learning, Memory, Thinking and problem solving, Motivation and Emotion, Intelligence and Aptitude, Personality, Attitudes, Values and Interests, Language and Communication.

2. Communication basic models, Various types of Communication, Human Communication, Speech Communication, Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication, Classification of Media, Mass Communication, Social Media Channels, Communication Technology.

OR

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