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Assistant, Personal Assistant and Junior Assistant Grade-I

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 13:00 -- geeta.nair

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
A Statutory Authority under Ministry of Health & Family
Welfare, Govt. of India
(HR Division)
FDA Bhavan, 
Kotla Road, New Delhi-110 002
Advt No:DR-02/2019 

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit

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

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.

1. Assistant 
Post code: 07
No. of posts: 34, out of which 01 Low Vision
Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or Institution.
Note 1: Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the competent authority in the case of candidates otherwise well qualified.

2. Personal Assistant 
Post code: 10
No. of posts: 25, out of which 01 for Visually Impaired
Qualification:Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or Institution with proficiency in shorthand (80 WPM) and typing (40 WPM - English) and/ or (35 WPM Hindi) (ii) Should be computer literate and proficient in using MS Office and internet etc.
Desirable: Diploma or certificate in office management and secretarial procedure or equivalent from a recognised or reputed institution.
Note 1: Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the competent authority in the case of candidates otherwise well qualified.

3. Junior Assistant Grade-I
Post code: 08
No. of posts: 07, out of which 01 for Low Vision
Qualification: 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
Note 1: Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the Competent Authority in the case of candidates otherwise well qualified.

 Guidelines for Persons With Disabilities using a Scribe: 

The visually handicapped candidates and candidates whose writing speed is adversely affected permanently for any reason can use their own scribe at their cost during the online examination. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply (As per instructions of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities’ OM No.34-02/2015-DD-III dated 23rd August, 2018)

• In case of persons with benchmark disabilities in the category of blindness, locomotor disability (both arms
affected-BA) and cerebral palsy, the facility of scribe shall be given, if so desired by the candidate.

• In case of other category of persons with benchmark disabilities, the provision of scribe can be allowed on
production of certificate to the effect that the candidate concerned has physical limitation to write, and scribe is
essential on their behalf, from the Chief Medical Officer/Civil Surgeon/ Medical Superintendent of a Government health care institution as per the proforma at Form-XII.
Appropriate option in the online application form shall have to be selected during the filling of the online
application and the filled Form-XII shall be submitted by the candidate at the time of online examination.

• The candidate has the discretion of opting for their own scribe or request the FSSAI for the same. If the scribe is arranged by the Authority, the candidate shall be allowed to meet the scribe two days before the examination.

• In case the candidate brings their own scribe, the qualification of the scribe should be one step below the qualification of the candidate taking examination. The persons with benchmark disabilities opting for own scribe should submit details of their own scribe in the online application form and bring the certificate at the time of Document verification/Interview as per proforma at Form-XIII.

• Both the candidate as well as scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming that the scribe fulfils all
the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe mentioned above. Further in case it later transpires that he/she did not fulfil any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the online examination. 

• Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes or otherwise advisedvfor every hour of the examination. 

Guidelines for Visually Impaired candidates
• Visually Impaired candidates (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability) may opt to view the contents of
the test in magnified font and all such candidates will be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes or
otherwise advised for every hour of examination.  \• The facility of viewing the contents of the test in
magnifying font will not be available to Visually Impaired candidates who use the services of a Scribe for the
These guidelines are subject to change in terms of GOI guidelines/ clarifications, if any, from time to time.

Age relaxation: 10 years for PwD candidates.


Candidates are required to apply only ONLINE through the Authority’s website No other mode for submission of application is available. 

Help Facility: In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/intimation charges or in downloading
of Admission Letter, queries may be made through e-mail at and phone number
18002660793 from 10.00 AM to 05.00 PM on working days.

No TA will be provided for the Written Test. However, candidates will be given AC 3 Tier Rail fare or ordinary
bus fare “to and fro” by the shortest route, subject to production of railway ticket/bus ticket for attending the

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
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