State Government Jobs- Tamil Nadu Medical Services Recruitment Board has released the official notification on 13th October 2021 to recruit 119 vacancies for the post of Food Safety Officer on a temporary basis in Tamil Nadu Food Safety and Drug Administration Department on the official website Interested Candidates can apply for these vacancies from 13th October 2021 till 28th October 2021 on the official website.

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Tamil Nadu Medical Services Recruitment Board

Vacancy Details:

TN MRB FSO Vacancy 2021
Name of Category No. of Vacancies
General Turn 37
Backward Class 31
Backward Class (Muslim) 04
Most Backward Class (Vanniakula Kshatriya) 12
Most Backward Class & Denotified Community 09
Most Backward Class 03
Scheduled Caste 18
Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars) 04
Scheduled Tribe 01
Total 119

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates should possess the following or its equivalent qualification for the post of Food Safety Officer on the date of this notification (13.10.2021)
    i. A Bachelor’s 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’s Degree in Chemistry or a Bachelor’s degree in medicine from a University recognized by the University Grants Commission.
    ii. Any other equivalent / recognized qualification notified by the Central Government.
  • Candidate should have studied Tamil as one of the subjects in HSC.

Age Limit (as on 01st July 2021):

TN MRB Recruitment 2021
Name of Category Maximum Age Limit
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


Candidate should be

(i) A citizen of India; or
(ii) A subject of Nepal or Bhutan; or
(iii) A person of Indian Origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tankanika and Zanzibar) Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia with the intention of permanently settling in India.
(iv) An applicant belonging to categories (iii) or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan should also obtain a certificate of eligibility given by the Government of Tamil Nadu.
(v) An applicant in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary will be admitted to an examination or interview and he will provisionally be appointed subject to the necessary certificate being given to him by the Government of Tamil Nadu.

Salary Details:

  • Candidates selected as Food Safety Officer under TN MRB FSO Recruitment 2021 would be paid Rs. 35900 – Rs. 113500 approximately as salary.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates belonging to SC/SCA/ST/DAP(PH) category will have to pay Rs. 350/- as an application fee and all the other candidates would have to pay Rs. 700/-
  • Online application once registered/completed will not be allowed to be withdrawn and/or
    the fee paid towards the registration/application will not be refunded/adjusted for any

Selection Process:

  • Selection will be made based on the marks obtained in the written examination/CBT, duly following the rules of reservation and communal rotation of the Government of Tamil Nadu.

How to Apply:

  1. Visit, the official website of Medical Services Recruitment Board
  2. Click the Highlight ‘Register/Login’ against the Tab ‘Food Safety Officer’ on the home page
  3. Click the highlight ‘click here for new registration’ on the new page that appears
  4. Enter your details and submit
  5. Download your TN MRB FSO Recruitment 2021
  6. Take a printout for future reference.




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