Vikash Sharma

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), an autonomous statutory Authority set up under the Food Safety and Standards Act, has invited applications for engaging 2 Food Analysts.

As per the advertisement, the Food Analysts will be engaged on short-term contract basis to meet interim requirements in FSSAI.

There is no application fees for applying and the last date is March 10, 2022.

Vacancy Details:

Food Analyst (On Contract basis): 2 Posts

Place of Posting: National Food Laboratory, JNPT, Nhava Sheva, Mumbai

Age Limit: 50 years (Maximum) as on closing date.

Period of Contract: 06 Months (Initially for a period of six (6) months from the date of joining. The tenure may be extended further up to One (1) year depending upon the performance & requirement).

Educational and other qualifications: 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 with not less than three years’ experience in the analysis of food; and

Has been declared qualified for appointment as a Food Analyst by a Board appointed and notified by the Food Authority.

Consolidated Monthly Remuneration:

The contractual employee under the terms of the agreement shall be paid a consolidated sum of Rs.60,000 per month.

-The payment shall be subject to deduction of TDS as applicable. The contractual employee shall not be exempted from taxation as per income tax laws of the Government of India. The contractual employee would be issued a TDS certificate in this regard.

- The contractual employee will be entitled to an annual increment as per the rate decided by the FSSAI, if the period of contract is extended further after one year on assessment of the performance of the contractual employee.

For more details, visit the official FSSAI website.