APPSC Food Safety Officer 2019 Eligibility Criteria & Online Application Form

APPSC Food Safety Officer 2019 Apply Online : AP Food Inspector/ Food Safety Officer Online application 2019 has been released by APPSC on its website on March 7, 2019 after releasing notification for the same on February 13, 2019. APPSC Food inspector (Food safety officer) eligibility 2019 has been given in detail the official notification and the same have been given here. Interested candidates can apply online for APPSC Food Inspector (Food safety officer) posts from March 07, 2019 and should submit before last date of application i.e. March 28, 2019 (the last date for payment of fee is March 27, 2019).

  1. Vacancies
  2. Eligibility
  3. Age Limit
  4. Application Fees
  5. Apply Online

APPSC Food Inspector Application Form

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission is the responsible body for filling the various posts available at the various departments in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Each and every year, the commission conducts the recruitment exams for filling the available vacancies. Therefore, the APPSC invites the application from the eligible and interested candidates. Among all the recruitment exams that are conducted in the state of Andhra Pradesh, APPSC Food Inspector (Food safety officer) Recruitment Exam is one among them. Every year, number of applicants apply for this post. On 13 Feb 2019, the APPSC has released FSO recruitment 2019 official notification.

The interested candidates must keep an eye on this page or the official website of the APPSC for the latest updates on the food inspector exam. The officials has released the APPSC Food Inspectors (Food safety officer) notification. To view or download it now, click here.

APPSC Food Inspectors (Food safety officer)

The APPSC has released the notice for the recruitment of AP Food inspectors/ Food Safety Officer online on its website. A prospective applicant can get the detailed information about this exam here or else they can just log in to the official website and should search for the option of food inspector. Each minor detail can be checked on the website of APPSC. The notification will help the candidates in getting knowledge about the application process.

ReadAPPSC Food Inspector Recruitment 2019

APPSC Food Inspector (Food Safety Officer) Vacancies

As per the APPSC FSO/ Food Safety Officer recruitment 2019 official notification, a total number of vacancies are 22. For more details on the distribution of the vacancies, please refer to official notification.

APPSC Food Safety Officer 2019 Eligibility

If any of the candidates want to apply for Food Inspector (Food safety officer) & Asst. food Controller recruitment, then it is essential for the candidates to fulfil the eligibility criteria. If they failed to do so, then their application form will not be accepted and they will not be eligible to appear in the written exam which will be conducted for selecting the candidates for the post of Food Safety Officer.

Now, the candidates who have a keen interest in the post of Food Inspector must see what is the educational qualification needed to apply for the post. Therefore, the aspirants must check the educational qualification. The educational qualification to apply for APPSC Food Inspector (Food safety officer) is that the candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines.

  • Microbiology
  • Bio – Chemistry
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Agricultural Science
  • Oil Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Dairy Technology
  • Food Technology

Candidates possessing a Master’s degree in Chemistry or Degree in Medicine can also apply for the post of APPSC FSO recruitment 2019.

APPSC Food Safety Officer 2019 Age Limit  (As On 01 July 2019)

There is some limitation in the terms of age limit for the post of Food Safety Officer. The age of the candidates must be a minimum of 18 years. Thus, the candidates whose age is lower than 18 years are not eligible to apply for the exam. On the other side, the maximum age limit for the candidates is 42 years. So, candidates who have crossed the age of 42 years need not apply as their application form will not be accepted.

However, there are some criteria for relaxation for the candidates of the reserved category.

Category of candidatesRelaxation in the age
SC and ST5 years
Employees of the AP state government excluding Corporations, Municipalities, APSEB, APSRTC)5 years
OBC5 years
Retrenched temporary employees3 years
NCC3 years
Ex-servicemen3 years
PH3 years
10 years

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Application Fees

No application form is said to be completed if the application fee is not paid. The applicants will have to pay Rs.250 as the processing fees  along with Rs.80 as the examination fees. However, candidates from SC/ST/BC/ PH (except VH) & Ex-Service men who belong to Andhra Pradesh state only are exempted from paying examination fees. They need to pay only Rs.250 which is the application processing fees. But candidates from SC/ST/BC who belongs to the other state are not exempted from payment of application processing as well as examination fee.

Mode Of Payment

AP Food Safety Officer mode of payment will be online using debit / credit card or net banking. IPOs / Demand Drafts are not accepted IPOs / Demand Drafts are not accepted. Candidates seeking for corrections will have to pay an amount of Rs. 100/- per correction. But such candidates cannot opt for changes / corrections for name, fee & age relaxation.

APPSC Food Inspector (Food Safety Officer) 2019 Apply Online

At the beginning of the application process, candidates need to fill out and submit the online application form before the last date of submission. The proforma application for Food safety Officer will be available on Commission’s Website ( from March 07 to 28, 2019. However, March 27, 2019 is the last date for payment of fee.

Candidates will do the OTPR which is one time profile registration. It is a compulsory process for every candidate. After going through this only, he/ she will be able to fill out the application form. The candidates will get the application ID and password. Using this ID and password, candidates can fill the application form. After that, payment of fees will be made. In the last, the applicant should take the print out of application form for future use.

  • Log on to APPSC website
  • Click on APPSC Food inspector/ Safety Officer Online form submission
  • Log in using OTPR user id and password
  • If forgotten retrieve using forgot password option
  • If new user register by going through OTPR registration process
  • Then click on relevant link of APPSC Food Inspector apply online link
  • Enter required details
  • Pay fee using online method or AP online centers
  • Fill up the application form
  • Submit application
  • Save and take printout of filled application for further reference

APPSC Food Safety Officer Apply Online FAQs

Q. Where I Can Fill and Submit My Application For The Post Of Food Safety Officer?

A. You can fill and submit application in online mode only (

Q. What Is The Last Date For Payment Of Fee?

A. March 27, 2019 is the last date for payment of fee.

Q. I’m An NRI But Currently Living In India. Am I Eligible To Apply For APPSC FSO Recruitment 2019?

A. Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply.

Q. I’m In 2nd Year Of My Graduation Course. Am I Eligible To Apply?

A. No, you are not eligible. Applicants must have a degree in Veterinary Sciences / Agricultural Science / Biotechnology / Microbiology / Bio – Chemistry / Dairy Technology / Food Technology / Oil Technology. Applicants with a Master’s Degree in Chemistry or degree in Medicine can also apply for APPSC FSO recruitment 2019.

Q. How Can I Pay The Application Fee?

A. You can pay the fees online using net banking / credit card / debit card. Fee paid in other modes will not be accepted.

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