Medical and Health Recruitment Board, Assam Recruitment 2019 :: Food Safety Officer [ Post 34 ]


Saikia Commercial Complex, Christian Basti, Guwahati-781005

Medical and Health Recruitment Board, Assam invites online application in the website- from the intending candidates having Indian Citizenship as defined in Article 5 to 8 of the Constitution of India, for filling up 34 (Thirty four) nos. of posts of Food Safety Officer under Commissionerate of Food Safety and Drug Administration, Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Assam as detailed below:

Name of Posts: Food Safety Officer

Number of Post: 34 (Thirty four) nos. [UR: 13, EWS: 6, OBC/MOBC: 10, STP: 3, STH: 2]

Scale of Pay:Rs. 22,000/- to 87,000/- PM with Grade pay of Rs. 9,100/- PM plus other allowances as applicable from time to time as per Govt. Rules.

Age:The candidate should not be less than 21 years of age and not more than 38 years of age as on 01/01/2019.

The upper age limit is relaxable by (if applicable) –

5 years for SC/ST candidates i.e. upto 43 years

3 years for OBC/MOBC candidates i.e. up to 41 years as per Govt. notification No. ABP.6/2016/9 dated Dispur the 25th April, 2018.

For Persons with Disabilities (PWD) by 10 years irrespective of SC/ST/OBC and General Category of candidates as per Govt. Notification No. ABP.144/95/121 dated Dispur the 28th October, 2015.

The age limit of the candidates will be calculated on the basis of the Matriculation/HSLC Admit card/Certificate issued by a recognized Board/Council and no other document shall be accepted in lieu of the mentioned documents.

Academic Qualification: A candidate must have:-

A degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or Veterinary Science or Biochemistry or Microbiology or Masters Degree in Chemistry or Degree in Medicine from a recognized University, or

Any other equivalent/recognized qualification notified by the Central Government.

No person who has any financial interest in the manufacturer, import or sale of any article of food shall be appointed to be a Food Safety Officer.

The number of posts may vary which will be communicated in due course.

6. Process of recruitment:

The selection procedure will be notified later on by issuing addendum.

The Board will decide the procedure for selection in respect of the posts on the basis of the number of applications received.
7. Application fees:

Application must be accompanied with required application fee of Rs. 250/- (rupees two hundred fifty) only for General category candidates and Rs. 150/- (rupees one hundred fifty) only for OBC/MOBC/SC/ST (P)/ST (H) candidate.

No application fee is required for candidates having BPL certificate and PWD certificate.

Application fee should be deposited only through Treasury Challan in the Head of Account “0210- Medical and Public Health-01-Urban Health Services-800-Other Receipt”. The fees are not refundable and no other mode of deposit of fee other than through Treasury Challan shall be accepted.
8. Terms and Conditions:

Candidates need not submit any testimonials/certificate at the time of submission of online application. However, candidates have to produce their original testimonials regarding educational qualification, date of birth, caste, Treasury Challan, EWS, PWD, working experience etc. at the time of interview. Self-attested copies of all testimonials/certificates will have to be submitted to the Board at the time of interview.

Application form, which is incomplete in any respect, such as, without photograph and signature, is liable to be rejected summarily.

The Candidates who are already in the Government service shall have to produce “No Objection Certificate” from the present Employer at the time of document verification before Viva- Voce/Interview and they will have to produce release order issued by earlier employer at the time of joining.

The Board reserves the right to cancel, alter or modify the advertisement or other terms and conditions of the advertisement without any prior notice.

All other matters which are not specifically provided in this advertisement shall be decided by the Board.

The last date of online application will be received till 15/12/2019. All applicants are advised to visit the website

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