Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is statutory body established under the Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 under the aegis of 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 program will provide Interns with unique learning opportunities in various areas of food regulation of food safety administration.
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
(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 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
(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 any query/application related to internship duration for one month will be entertained.
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. FSSAI will not bear the expenses of any Boarding.
(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 at
- Starting date of receiving application – 05 December 2022
- Last date for submitting online application 12 December 2022
- Announcement of shortlisted candidates 23 December 2022
- Date of Joining 02 January 2023
(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 at different
points of time, 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 Management Processes.
A stipend of Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees ten thousand only) for the 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 followed by
evaluation of the report by the Project evaluation committee.
All the interns will be awarded a certificate by the FSSAI (HQ), on successful completion of the
internship i.e. on submission and review of final report/presentation.
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