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MEDICAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT BOARD(MRB) has been released the Job for Food Safety Officer. Interested candidates can apply for this job on or before Oct. 28, 2021. Application details have been included in the below post.

Basic Details

Job Title Food Safety Officer
Total Vacancies 119
Job type Tamil Nadu State Govt
  • All over Tamilnadu, Tamil Nadu
Application opening date Oct. 15, 2021
Application closing date Oct. 28, 2021
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About Organisation

The Government of Tamil Nadu established the Medical Services Recruitment Board (MRB) in G.O. (Ms) No.1, Health and Family Welfare (C2) Department on 02.01.2012 with the goal of making appointments to various categories of staff in the Health and Family Welfare Department through direct recruitment in a timely manner, keeping in mind the nature, importance, and necessity of these posts. The Medical Services Recruitment Board began operations on February 6, 2012. The Health and Family Welfare Department has around 200 job categories spread throughout its different directorates. The MRB oversees all direct recruiting positions (with the exception of Drivers, TNPSC jobs, and all Basic Services positions). These positions are roughly classified as belonging to the following services: Tamil Nadu Health Service Tamil Nadu Medical Subordinate Service is a medical subordinate service in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Public Health Service is an abbreviation for Tamil Nadu Public Health Service Subordinate Service for Public Health in Tamil Nadu

Food safety officer Tamil Nadu

Only online applications are being accepted till October 28, 2021, for Direct Recruitment to the job of Food Safety Officer temporarily in the Tamil Nadu Food Safety and Drug Administration Department.


Food safety officer Tamil Nadu Detailed vacancy

GT 37
BC 31
MBC (V) 12
MBC $ DNC    9
SC 18
ST 1


Food safety officer Qualification in Tamilnadu

Age limit for FSA in MRB

Category of Candidates Maximum Age as on 01.07.2021
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC(V)s, MBC&DNCs, MBCs BCs, BCMs (including Ex-Servicemen belonging to these communities) 59 Years
Others 32 Years
Differently Abled Candidate belonging to “Others” 42 Years
Ex-Servicemen Belonging to “Others” 48 Years

1. Subsection 8 of Section 20 of the Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditions of Service) Act-2016 will apply to this recruitment.

2. Applicants who do not belong to the SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBC&DCs, BCs, or BCMs and have served in the State/Central Government for 5 years or more are allowed to apply, even if they are under the age restriction.



On the date of this announcement, candidates must have the following or equivalent qualification for the position of Food Safety Officer (13.10.2021)

  • A Bachelor's degree in Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Biotechnology, Oil Technology, Agricultural Science, Veterinary Sciences, Biochemistry, or Microbiology, or a Master's degree in Chemistry, or a Bachelor's degree in medicine from a University recognized by the University Grants Commission.


  • Any other equivalent / recognized qualification that the Central Government has notified.

The candidate must have studied Tamil as one of his or her HSC subjects.



Subject Duration Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying marks (%)
SC/SCA/ST Others
Written examination / Computer Based Test for Food Safety Officer 2:00 hours 100 30 35


Food safety officer salary in Tamilnadu

Food Safety Officer salaries in the Government of Tamilnadu range from 9 to 11.5 lakhs.


Food safety officer Tamil Nadu IMPORTANT DATES

Event Date
Date of Notification 13.10.2021
Last date for submission of the Application (only through Online Registration) and online payment 28.10.2021
Date of Written Examination / Computer Based Test Tentatively in the Month of November 2021


Food safety officer Tamil Nadu EXAMINATION CENTER

Center Name Center code


Food safety officer Tamil Nadu SELECTION PROCEDURE

Selection will be based on the marks achieved in the written examination / CBT, by the Government of Tamil Nadu's reservation and communal rotation regulations, as well as other requirements specified in the notification.



Catagory FEE
SC/SCA/ST/DAP(PH) ₹. 350
Others ₹. 700

Once registered/completed, an online application cannot be withdrawn, and/or the amount paid for registration/application cannot be refunded/adjusted for any reason.


Food safety officer Tamil Nadu  Application Process

Mode of Application:

Online Mode


How to apply for FSO in MRB:

  1. Interested applicants must first visit the Medical Services Recruitment Board's website at
  2. Click "Online Registration" on the Home Page to access the On-Line Application Form.
  3. Choose the name of the post(s). d. Fill out all of the essential information without skipping any fields.
  4. A mobile phone number and an email address are required. All MRB communications will be sent ONLY to the registered cellphone number and e-mail address. There will be no postal communication.
  5. Candidates must submit a scanned copy of their color photograph and a scanned copy of their signature by the requirements outlined in the Guidelines for Scanning and Uploading Photograph and Signature. Without the upload of a photograph and signature, an online application is incomplete.
  6. At the time of application, candidates must apply solely online.MRB will not accept copies of certificates or printed applications from candidates. Candidates must provide data such as Community Certificate number; Issuing Authority; Date of issuance, in support of the claims made about Community, etc., in the online application; otherwise, the application will not be considered within the appropriate categories. 
  7. Please keep in mind that all information provided in the online application, including the Candidate's Name, Post Applied, Communal Category, Date of Birth, Address, Email ID, and so on, will be deemed final and no changes will be permitted after the deadline for applying online. Candidates are urged to fill out the online application form carefully since no contact regarding changes to personal information will be considered.
  8. To get SMSs, applicants must register their cell phone numbers in the application. The MRB will only communicate with candidates by e-mail and SMS to the candidate's registered email ID/mobile number.
  9. Payment for the charge can be made online.
  10. If a candidate chooses to pay fees using an online payment channel, such as Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, or Mobile Wallet Payment, an additional page of the application form will be presented, where applicants may follow the instructions and fill in the necessary data to make payment.
  11. After submitting your payment information in the online application form, please wait for the server's confirmation; DO NOT click the Back or Refresh button to avoid double charging.
  12. A Registration Number and Password will be produced if the online transaction was successful. Candidates should make a note of this for future reference.
  13. Candidates can save/print their applications in PDF format after submitting them.
  14. After entering their Registration Number and Password, candidates can download and print their application, if necessary.
  15. Candidates are not required to provide the Board with a hard copy of their online application or any other supporting documentation. The certifications are typically checked only when the applicants advance to the next round of screening.


Food safety officer Tamil Nadu  FAQs

What is the monthly salary of a food safety officer?

Food Safety Officer Salary/Pay Scale

Job Role Starting Pay Scale Highest Pay Scale
Health Inspector Rs 2.40 Lakhs Rs 6.00 Lakhs
Food Scientist Rs 4.00 Lakhs Rs 20.00 Lakhs
Food Technologist Rs 3.00 Lakhs Rs 7.00 Lakhs
Food and Drug Administrator Rs 3.00 Lakhs Rs 5.00 Lakhs


How many food safety officers are there in Tamilnadu?

All 32 Designated Officers were imported for 5 days of instruction on the requirements of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, and the Rules and Regulations promulgated thereunder.


Which degree is best for a safety officer?

While certain professions require a master's degree in occupational health or a similar subject, the majority of safety officer positions simply require a bachelor's degree. You should learn the fundamentals of workplace health and safety, including OSHA regulations. You should also practice the problem-solving techniques that you will require on the job.


What is the qualification for a safety officer?

Degree/PG Diploma in occupational safety, health, or environmental management from a recognized university/institution OR Diploma in electrical/chemical safety from a recognized university/institution (2) For the position of Safety Officer, a minimum of two years of relevant experience in EHS management is necessary.


How do I become a food inspector?

To become a Food Inspector, a candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in any subject. After finishing a three-year bachelor's degree program, a candidate is eligible to take the Food Inspector selection examination. This test is held regularly by both the Central Government and the State Governments.


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