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APPSC Food Safety Officer Syllabus & Exam Pattern

APPSC Food Safety Officer FSO 2019 Admit Card / Hall Ticket

Selection Process

Eligible candidates will be required to appear in the Written Test in Hindi/English on the appointed date. The duration of the test would be two hours.
Written Examination
Personal Interview
Document verification

APPSC Food Safety Officer FSO 2019 Syllabus & Exam Pattern Summary
Name of Exam Food Safety Officer FSO
Board of Organization Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission APPSC
No of Vacancy 22 Posts
Date of Exam Update Soon
Official Website
Category Syllabus & Exam Pattern @ APPSC Food Safety Officer FSO 2019 Eligibility

Must possesses 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, or any other equivalent / recognized qualification notified by the Central Government.

APPSC FSO Exam Date 

Tentatively the main examination is likely to be held online through computer based test on 22.05.2019. The candidates are required to visit the Commission’s website regularly to keep himself / herself updated about confirmed dates of examinations to be held. There would be objective type questions which are to be answered on computer system.

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APPSC Food Safety Officer FSO 2019 Written Examination Details

Syllabus for APPSC Food Safety Officer FSO 2019

Quantitative Aptitude
Technical Subjects
Current Affairs


Paper 1: General Studies & Mental Ability

  • General Science basics – relevance to day to day life, current developments in IT, Science and technology
  • Economic development of India since independence
  • Current affairs of National Importance
  • General Mental Ability – Logical reasoning, data interpretation and analytical ability
  • History of modern India with focus on Indian National Movement
  • Geography of India with focus on AP
  • Disaster management – Basics (8th, 9th standard of CBSE)
  • Events of National and international importance
  • India and World Geography
  • Indian Polity and constitution
  • Current affairs of regional importance
  • Current affairs of International Importance
  • Andhra Pradesh bifurcation – Social, Economic, Administrative, Cultural, Legal Implications/Problems, Political
    • AP Reorganization ACT 2014,
    • Impact on river water sharing and consequential issues
    • Loss of capital city,
    • financial implications and challenges in building new capital
    • Effect on commerce and entrepreneurs
    • Cultural and demographic, the socioeconomic impact of bifurcation
    • Division and rebuilding of common Institutions,
    • Division of employees, their relocation & nativity issues

Paper 2: Concerned Subject

  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Processing technology
  • Public & Occupational health and Nutrition
  • Food Laws and Organizations
  • Hygiene & Sanitation
  • Food Microbiology

Topics Include

  • Nutrition, Health and Public Health
  • Assessment of nutritional status – Anthropometry, clinical and diet surveys, Biochemical
  • Food born hazards of microbial origin, types, bacterial infections, and intoxications.
  • Nutrients – Carbohydrates, Proteins, fat, vitamins, and minerals –  their functions, food sources, requirements and deficiency.
  • Food processing, types of processing methods
  • Product development – sensory evaluation, objective evaluation, labeling, criteria for selection of raw materials, standardization
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Food Microbiology Food spoilage-types, the role of microorganisms, factors influencing spoilage, prevention of food spoilage. General methods of food preservation as well as food processing.
  • Food Hazards of natural origin – see food toxins, biogenic amines, alkaloids, phenolic compounds, protease inhibitors, phytates.
  • Food Laws and Regulations – Standards of Weights and
  • Measures Act, Essential Commodities Act, Agmark, Bureau of Indian Standards, Export and Quality Control, Prevention of Food Adulteration Act – Food colours, sweeteners, preservatives, Food additives and contaminants, Antioxidants, Metallic contaminants, emulsifying and stabilizing agents, flavouring agents and related substances, antimicrobial substances, -Indirect additives, residues, pesticide residues, contaminants from packaging material, contaminants and adulterants, adulterants Irradiated Food, Genetically Modified Food.
  • Surveys – types. Sampling procedures for conducting surveys and for quality control
  • Preservation of different types of foods (milk, milk products, meat and meat products.

International Organizations

  • FAO (Food & Agriculture Organization),
  • Codex Alimentarius,
  • ISO,
  • WHO (World Health Organization),
  • National Organizations – ICMR, ICAR, Council for social welfare, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare – delivery Health Services in India.
  • Occupational health- occupational diseases, the health of workers in industries safety measures
  • Hygiene and sanitation in the food sector
    • Garbage and Sewage disposal
    • pest control measures
  • Water – Sources, purification, Hazards Analysis & Critical Control Point (HACCP)

Exam Pattern APPSC Food Safety Officer FSO 2019

S.No. Exam Type Name of Topics Language   Total Questions Max. Marks
1. Objective Type of Questions Elementary Maths  General English 100 100
2. General Science
3. General Hindi and English
4. Geography and Natural Resources

Tips for preparation of written examination

  • All candidates should give maximum time to their study regularly.
  • Candidates should make their study time or schedule of the day and accordingly start to preparing i.e. make sure to divide your entire time between all related subjects and prepare accordingly daily.
  • Candidates requires to maximum use of flow charts and diagram to understand deeply the concern topic.
  • Candidates must regular practice to solve old year examination papers; with this you will be able to increase your knowledge as well as time accuracy.
  • Group study is very useful to crack any written examination so we therefore advise to all concern contenders to make a group of eligible and suitable friends and study combindly one or two hour in a day and arise your question before them and explain your answer to others too.
  • Time breaks is also essential while preparing hard for any written examination so after 2-3 hours study candidates should take a break of 15-20 minutes for mind fresh.


The original certificates/documents of successful candidates will be verified for which dates will be notified after declaration of result. On the basis of written test, the provisionally qualified candidates will be required to produce original certificates of Essential and Desirable Qualifications along with one set of photocopy, duly attested,
The candidate’s identity will be verified with respect to his/her details on the call letter and in the Attendance List. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the Online Examination.

  • Certificates and Mark sheets of qualifying examinations.
  • Aadhar card.
  • Proof of Educational Qualifications.
  • Date of Birth Certificate / S.S.C
  • School Study Certificate
  • Declaration by the Unemployed (For claiming examination fee exemption)
  • No Objection Certificate from Employer (if anywhere employed)

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