Direct recruitment to the Posts of District Food Safety Inspecting Officer

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Direct recruitment to the Postsof District Food Safety Inspecting Officer
under Food Safety and Standards Act,2006
Notification No. 311/HF/CFS/2A-20/13/Pt. dated 6th December,2017




Online applications are invited from Indian Citizen and such other nationals as
declared eligible by Government of India for recruitment to the Post of District Food
Safety Inspecting Officer in the cadre of West Bengal General Service, under the
Commissioner of Food Safety & Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of West Bengal.

Only online registration of Application along with submission of fee shall be
allowed on the website ) between 01.08.2019 to
13.08.2019(before 8 P.M.)

Posts are temporary but likely to be permanent.

The relevant rules and necessary particulars are stated in the following paragraph:

A candidate should verify from the notified rules that her candidature is eligible. The
conditions prescribed cannot be relaxed. ThShall be made by selection, but
where a large number of applications are received, as a result of Advertisement, the Board
may, for the purpose of short-listing, hold a preliminary examination.

Scale of Pay: Rs. 9,000/- – 40,500/- [Grade Pay – Rs. 4,700/-]. Other allowances will be
admissible as per Government order in force.

A. Essential:
Holder of a degree in Food Technology, or Dairy Technology, or Biotechnology, or Oil
Technology, or Agricultural Science, or Veterinary Sciences, or Bio-Chemistry, or
Microbiology, or Masters Degree in Chemistry, or Degree in Medicine from a
recognized University.

Holder of any other equivalent/ recognized qualification notified by the Central Government;

and at least 5 years-working experience in the field of Food Safety & Standards.
However, no person who has any financial interest in the manufacture, import, or Sale
of any article of food shall be appointed to be a Food Safety inspecting Officer under
the Food Safety and standard Rules, 2011.
Knowledge of Bengali and other Languages --- spoken and written is necessary.

Age : Shall not be less than 21 Years and not more than 36 years as on 1st. January, 2019;
relaxable for SC/ ST/ OBC/PH candidates as per existing Rules of the Government of West
Bengal, provided that the upper age limit may be relaxed by the State Government by order.
1) Reservation for exempted category shall be considered only when supported by
Certificate issued by the Appropriate Authority, as defined by the Directorate of
Employment, Labour Department, Government of West Bengal.

2) Candidates have to submit a declaration that he/She has no financial interest in the
manufacture, import or Sale of any article of food

3) Knowledge of Bengali and other languages as per the Government Order for the
time being in force-Spoken & Written.

4) The applicant must be a citizen of India or such a person of other nationality as
declared eligible by Govt. of India.

5) Age as recorded in Madhyamik or equivalent certificate shall only be acceptable.

Following categories of persons have been included in " Exempted Category”
i) Dependents of employees dying in harness.

ii) Dependents of employees retiring incapacitated

iii)Persons belonging to the families of Land Losers

iv)Election job workers/ Enumerators

v)Meritorious Sports Persons

Fee : Candidates must submit the application fee amounting to Rs. 210/- (Rupees two
hundred ten only) through GRIPS ( Govt. Receipt Portal System ).

 It may please be note that after making successful payment, Candidates have to login to the website with
the login ID & Password to fill up page 2 of the application form.

Money Order, Cheque, Bank Draft, Cash, etc. shall not be acceptable.

Candidates belonging to SC/ST category of West Bengal and persons with disabilities
specified under disabilities rule, 1999 (certificates obtained before the Advertisement date)
need not require to pay any fee. Such exemption of fee is, however, not applicable to any
OBC (category A or B) candidate.
No claim for refund of the fee shall be entertained nor shall it be held in reserved for any
other examination.

Application shall be made in the format as available in the West Bengal Health Recruitment
Board Website ( Application received after the closing date shall be rejected.

In case, any of the statements made in the application subsequently found to be false within
the knowledge of the candidates, his/ her candidature shall be liable to cancellation, and
even if appointed to a post on the results of this examination, his/ her appointment shall be
liable to be terminated. Wilful suppression of any material fact shall also be similarly dealt

Candidates should take particular note that entries in their application submitted to the Board
must be made correctly against all the items which shall be treated as final and no alteration
and addition in this regard shall be entertained after full submission of the application.

Application not duly filled in or found incomplete or defective in any respect or without fee
shall be liable to rejection.

Candidates must fulfil the essential qualification by the closing date.

All information regarding recruitment (how to apply, how to make payment, date of
examination/ interview etc.) to the post, will be available time to time in the Board

Particulars and Certificates required:
(a) A candidate claiming to be S.C./S.T./O.B.C. must have a certificate in support
of his/her claim from a competent authority of West Bengal as specified below
[vide the West Bengal SCs and STs (Identification) Act, 1994 and SCs /STs
Welfare Department order No 261-TW/EC/MR-103/94 dated 06.04.1995 read
with B.C.W. Deptt. Order No. 6320-BCH/MR-84/10 dated 24.09.2010):

• In the District, the Sub-Divisional Officer of the Sub-Division
concerned, and

• In Kolkata. Collector of Kolkata, 11 N.S Road. Kolkata — 700001
No claim for being a member of the SC, ST and OBC or a Person with
Disability shall be entertained after submission of the application.
(b) Persons with Disabilities (Physically handicapped) [ 40% and above ] must
have a certificate from an appropriate Medical Board [vide West Bengal
Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full
Participation) Rules, 1999]

(c) The West Bengal Health Recruitment Board (WBHRB) may require such
further proof or particulars from the candidates as it may consider necessary
and may make enquiries regarding eligibility.

Original Certificates relating to citizenship (by registration), age, qualifications,
caste (SC/ST/OBC), Physical disability (40% and above) shall have to besubmitted when the WBHRB asks for them. If any candidate fails to furnish
any certificate or any other relevant document or information relating to his/her
candidature within the time specified by the Board, his/her claim for allotment
may be passed over without further reference to him/her.

A candidate should note that his/ her admission to the Examination/ Interview
shall be deemed provisional subject to determination of his/ her eligibility in all
respects. If at any stage, even after issue of the letter of appointment, a
candidate is found ineligible for admission to this Examination, his/ her
candidature shall be cancelled without further reference to him/ her.

Canvassing: Any attempt on the part of candidate to enlist support for his/ her
application shall automatically disqualify the candidature.

Applicants need not send any Print out/ hard copy.
Important Dates:

Website link open: For Registration & Submission of online fee: 01.08.2019

Last Date of Full Submission of Form: 13.08.2019

Note: - Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply using Online Application Form
much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid congestion on Web-
Server on account of heavy load on internet/website.
Candidates are requested to follow the website ( time to time for update/

Distribution of Marks for recruitment to the posts of District Food Safety Inspecting
Officer :

1) Holder of a degree in Food Technology, or Dairy Technology, or Biotechnology, or
Oil Technology, or Agricultural Science, or Veterinary Sciences, or Bio-Chemistry,
or Microbiology, or Master Degree in Chemistry, or Degree in Medicine from a
recognized University: 25

2) For having Master Degree : 10(max)
[First Class – 10 ;
Second Class- 8]

3) For having Doctorate Degree : 10(max)
[ Relevant field- 10 ;
Non-relevant field- 0 ]

4) Experience- for essential Five years’ experience in State/Govt. Contract- 30(max)
[5×6= 30]

5) For additional year of experience of same nature- 2/year : 10(max)

6) Interview : 15(max)

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