Good morning aspirants, FSSAI has released a notification for recruitment in multiple cadre and posts like senior manager, Deputy director, Joint director. Today’s article is all about complete syllabus of above mentioned posts with detailed strategy to crack this exam with preparation tips. Hope you find this informative and helpful.
Name of the post : Joint director
Name of the organisation : FSSAI
Part A – Ethics and understanding : Management/ strategy/ Leadership/ Ethics or integrity related case study/ situational analysis/ Essay.
Part B – Food Safety Ecosystem : General understanding of food safety ecosystem- National(FSSAI, BIS, Commodity Boards, EIC, AGMARK), Indian Food Safety law, FSSAI roles and functions, Eat Right India and other
initiatives of FSSAI
Part C – Functional/ Technical Knowledge
Section 1 – Admin/ Finance
Constitutional framework of government, Union Government and Administration, Parliamentary procedures, General Financial Rules, Service rules for central government employees, RTI Act etc.
Section 2 – Law
Constitutional and Administrative law, Law of crimes, PCA, Law of Torts, Law of Contracts and Mercantile Law, Cyber laws, Copyright Act etc.
Section 3 – Food Science and Technology
Food Science and Nutrition: Understanding food hazard, food borne illnesses, water and sanitation, GHP, GAP, HACCP, food allergies, Food Adulteration, Food Nutrition and Food Consciousness, Supplementation, Fortification, Bio-fortification, Genetically Modified Foods, CIB & RC, GEAC, Poor Diet and consequences: Stunting, wasting & anaemia, Life style diseases, Food testing and rapid detection methods, Accuracy and Precision in food testing.
Food Safety and Quality: GMP, Auditing and inspections, Food Surveillance, Risk Analysis: Risk Assessment, Risk Communication and Management, Traceability and Recall of Food Products, Popular global cases of recall, Quality control of food at all stages of processing, Safety issues in food packaging materials, Sampling from a lot or process line, Non-destructive food quality evaluation methods, Safety issues of processed foods available in market, Global trends in Food Safety Assurance: Codex, US Food and Drug Administration and Food Safety at European Union, Harmonization of Food Safety Regulations
Food Processing and Preservation: Basic principles and methods of Food Preservation: Heat processing, pasteurization, canning, dehydration, freezing, freeze drying, fermentation, microwave, irradiation and chemical additives. Refrigerated and modified atmosphere storage. Aseptic preservation, hurdle technology, alternate-thermal
technologies and non thermal processing, New/Novel food additives and preservatives. Safety issues of processed foods available in market.
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