Subject: Internship starting in the month of October 2022 under Internship Scheme 2021 at Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.
Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is a statutory body established under the Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 under the aegis of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. It is the apex body responsible for ensuring food safety and compliance to food standards across the country.
FSSAI internship programme will provide Interns with unique learning opportunities in various areas of food regulation of food safety administration.
Eligibility Criteria – FSSAI Internship Scheme 2022 – October Batch
Students only pursuing a full time Graduate/Post Graduate Degree/higher degree from a Recognized Institute within India/ abroad, in any of the following:
(a) Pursuing Post Graduate Degree/B.Tech/BE from a recognized University or Institution 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.
(b) Business Administration & Management including policy regulation and related fields.- Only at FSSAI(HQ)
(c) PG Diploma/Degree in, Journalism, Mass Communication and Public Relations.
(d) B.E. / B. Tech (Only 3rd and 4th Year students not for 1st or 2nd Year) in Computer Science/Information Technology Software Engineering or related Stream.
(e) Post Graduate Degree/Diploma in Public Policy Public Administration. – Only for FSSAI (HQ).
(f) Bachelor/Master of Law.- Only for FSSAI (HQ)
(i). All the students who have completed their above mentioned courses are not eligible and therefore need not to apply.
(ii). Multiple Applications will not be entertained.
(iii). All candidates to ensure that the place for internship that they are opting has the subject/topic available with that place i.e. in case of FSSAI lab only technically qualified candidates will be eligible.
(iv). For any query related to Internship Programme at FSSAI, students may contact through email at firstname.lastname@example.org only
Internship will be available on quarterly basis throughout the year, Internship will be offered for duration of minimum 02 months, which may be extended to a maximum period of 06 months. No internship of duration less than two months will be offered.
No query/application related to internship duration for one month will be entertained.
Place of Internship and area/domain available for internship:
FSSAI (HQrs.) New Delhi
- Finance & Accounts
- Quality Assurance
- Imports/Trade and IC
- Legal Division
- IT Division
- Food Safety Management System
- Science and Standards
Regional Offices ( Mumbai and Chennai )
- Food Imports Clearance and Licensing
National Food Laboratory, (Kolkata and Ghaziabad)
- Food sampling and testing.
NFL Extension Raxaul
- Food Sampling and testing
5. Working Space:
Interns would be required to have their own laptops. FSSAI shall provide working space, internet facility and other necessities but shall not cover local lodging and travel facilities.
6. Application Process: FSSAI Internship Scheme 2022 – Registration Open For October Batch
(a) Interested and eligible students can apply online in the specified format as per the timelines provided by FSSAI. Applicants, who have applied for internship for previous months, need to apply afresh.
(b) The final list of selected candidates along with their date of joining and Internship tenure would be declared online on FSSAI website by the respective office where they have opted for internship
- Starting date of receiving online application – 08 September 2022
- Last date of receiving online application – 15 September 2022
- Announcement of Shortlisted candidates – 25 September 2022
- Date of Joining – 03 October 2022
(d) At the time of joining, Intern would be required to carry a letter from their Institute indicating his/her status in the Institution as a student and “No Objection Certificate” for allowing him/her to undergo Internship Program for the period for which he/she is selected, if applicable. A character certificate from the authority of the Institute, along with proof of educational qualifications as mentioned in the application form would also need to be submitted at the time of joining for internship, failing which, candidates will not be allowed to join for internship.
(e) Since, Internship scheme will be scheduled throughout the year on quarterly basis, hence any request for extension of joining time by the interns for more than a week will not be accepted.
Interns would be attached to one of the several Divisions at FSSAI (HQ)/ROs/Labs depending on the choice they have filled in online application & subject to their eligibility for the same and assigned project(s) related to different aspects of Food and Nutrition
8. Stipend: FSSAI Internship Scheme 2022 – Registration Open For October Batch
A stipend of Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees ten thousand only) for the whole internship period will be given to the deserving Interns on the recommendation of the Office/Division that they are attached with, by the FSSAI (HQ). The criteria for deserving interns will be decided based on their (a) attendance and (b) assessment by their respective reporting/reviewing officers;
All the interns will be awarded certificates on completion of the Internship. The certificates will be issued by FSSAI (HQ) on recommendation of the Divisional Head at FSSAI (HQ)/Director of Regional Offices/Labs.
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