How to Prepare for FSSAI Technical Officer (Phase 1) exam 2021


Food Safety & Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) has released an official notification for the recruitment of Technical Officers along with other posts. There are 125 vacancies released by FSSAI for Technical Officer posts. Those who are appearing must be confused about what strategy they should apply to clear the FSSAI Exam 2021. In this article, we will discuss the FSSAI Technical Officer preparation strategy for Phase 1 exam.

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We don’t know when we can expect any update regarding the FSSAI exam dates. It may happen in a few months or within 30 days. The point here is to let you understand that we should not sit and wait for the FSSAI exam dates 2021 to  be released but should start the preparation at the earliest.

Know the FSSAI Exam

Before starting FSSAI exam preparation 2021, let’s look at the overview of the exam.

Post NameTechnical Officer
Mode of ExamOnline
Marking Scheme4 marks for each (0.25 negative marking for each incorrect answer)
Selection Process2 Phases-
1. Phase 1- Computer Based Test
2. Phase 2- Computer Based Test
No interview

FSSAI Technical Officer Phase 1 Preparation Strategy

Exam Pattern & Syllabus

It is extremely necessary to understand the syllabus and exam pattern before starting the FSSAI exam preparation. This is crucial because this helps you in planning the strategy for the exam.

                    Check Detailed FSSAI Syllabus & FSSAI Exam Pattern 2021  

Before starting any exam preparation, self-analysis is very important. This can be achieved  by attempting one FSSAI exam mock test 2021.  By doing this, you will get to know the following.

  • Where you stand in overall preparation
  • Your weak and strong topics
  • You will get to know your strong and weak sections which will enable you to dedicate time accordingly
  • You will also understand what type of questions are being asked and how deeply you need to learn about the topics.

Deduce a Preparation Strategy

It is essential to set a practical and useful strategy for the preparation to crack the FSSAI exam 2021. For that, make a timetable/study plan according to your work schedule. For example, if you are a working professional, try to squeeze time from early morning and evening/late night. If you are a student and you have no other engagements, you have all day to yourself. You can make a timetable according to you, but don’t forget to take out some time for rest and exercise. Working professionals are also advised to have some breathing space. The idea is to make a timetable or study plan that you can never ditch. Read less but read daily. Consistency plays a vital role in a candidate’s selection, therefore, try to follow the timetable regularly.

Select useful study material/ Reference Books

Good quality books help immensely to succeed in any exam. A good book will not only help you to clear your basics but will diversify your knowledge by the varieties of questions you attempt. We recommend you to use ixamBee reference for FSSAI study material. These books will give you vast coverage of the entire FSSAI exam syllabus. In case you don’t want to dedicate this much time to make notes, you can take ixamBee’s assistance by joining FSSAI Technical Exclusive Online Course 2021. Here you will get video lessons, study notes and live classes to clear your doubts.             

Work on Time Management

As per the FSSAI exam pattern 2021,you will be given 2 hours to solve 120 questions. You have to make your calculation part very strong to solve all the questions on time. For this, we recommend putting a timer on while practicing questions of any topic.This will increase your speed as well as help you improve your score in the FSSAI exam 2021. 

Analyse Previous Year Papers

Analyzing FSSAI Previous Year Papers will help you in getting an actual idea of the exam pattern. You will know what kind of questions you need to put more focus on and what kind of questions you can skip. 

                          Attempt FSSAI Technical Officer Previous Year Papers 

Attempt Mock Tests

Attempting Mock tests every alternate day of your preparation will boost your score in the exam. Therefore, try to attempt FSSAI Technical Officer (Phase 1) mock tests as much as possible. ixamBee understands the importance of this and therefore is providing mock tests for the FSSAI Technical Officer (Phase 1) absolutely free of cost. 

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