FICSI Career Fair August 2022 FBOs Notification



Name of the Event: FICSI’S Career Fair 2022 

Industry: Food Processing & Allied Industry 

Date: 1st Week of August 2022 

Time: 9AM to 5PM 

Mode: Online

Last Date of Registration: 31 July 2022

India is the 2nd largest producer of food in the world. It is playing a pivotal role in India’s economic growth due to its contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), employment and investment. The industry is the fifth-largest industry in terms of production, consumption, exports, and potential growth.  

Considering the on-ground reality relating to shortage of skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled work force in India’s FPI and its impact on competitiveness of the industry and the criticality of this issue, the Ministry of Food Processing Industry had commissioned a study to assess the Human Resource and Skill Requirement in Indian Food Processing Sector from 2021-30. The study shows a requirement of 13.4 lakh fresh skilled manpower is needed to sustain the growth.  

FICSI as the Sector Skill Council for food processing industry endeavours to equip the industry with skilled manpower- resulting in various undertaking done to skill & upskill manpower at all levels. One such initiatives is to create a platform where the industry can connect directly with the fresh talents and fulfil their manpower needs. A revamped and user-friendly job portal is being launched in the next 15 days. In addition, a series of Career Fairs are being planned, where in the Food Tech graduates will have the opportunity to showcase their talents & skills to get better exposure to the jobs in the industry. 

A. Requirement from Participating Organizations

    • Organization should register before 31st July 2022. 
    • The online Industry Membership fee is INR 2000 (Incl. Tax) per organization.  
    • Industry Membership would include participation in Career Fair Aug. 2022 and access to FICSI’s Job Portal. 
    • Organizations must upload their requirement/s on FICSI job portal as well. 
    • The Organization will set their booth at least 48 hours before the commencement of actual event. 
    • A SPOC will be dedicated by the organization for handling the web platform during the actual event. 
    • The organization will keep FICSI posted on activities like- shortlisting, interview, finalization of candidates.

B. Scope of Service for the Companies

  • All the participating candidates will be pre-assessed on General Aptitude, Fundamentals of Food Safety & Hygiene and Food Processing. 
  • Only candidates scoring at least 50% in National Food Processing Aptitude Test (NFPAT) will be able to participate in the Career Fair.
  • The candidates will be from UGC approved colleges & universities.
  • Number of participants would be around 1000 from across India.
  • Access to FICSI Job Portal.
  • FICSI will provide a demo on “How to Navigate the Career Fair Platform” before the actual event.