APEDA Recruitment 2023 for Assistant Manager | 17 Posts | Last Date : 20 March 2023

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APEDA Recruitment 2023 notification announced for the posts of Assistant General Manager & Assistant Manager. There are totally about 11 vacancies available for Assistant General Manager & 06 vacancies available for Assistant Manager. Candidates with the qualification of B.Sc are eligible to apply for the job. The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.



APEDA Recruitment

About APEDA: The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) was established by the Government of India under the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act passed by the Parliament in December, 1985. The Act (2 of 1986) came into effect from 13th February, 1986 by a notification issued in the Gazette of India. APEDA is mandated with the responsibility of export promotion and development. The Authority replaced the Processed Food Export Promotion Council (PFEPC).

APEDA Recruitment 2023 :

APEDA Recruitment 2023 for Assistant General Manager :

Job Role Assistant General Manager
Qualification B.Sc
Total Vacancies 11 Posts
Experience 05 years
Salary Rs 56,100 – 1,77,500/-
Job location Across India
Last Date 20 March 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Assistant General Manager :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture/Horticulture/Veterinary/ Food Processing/ Foreign Trade / Plantation / Management Degree in the above fields e.g. Agriculture Management from recognized University/Institution.
  • Five years experience in the above fields post acquiring the above educational qualification.
  • Desirable: Master’s Degree / Doctorate in the above specializations from recognized University/Institution; publication of papers in international journals in the above fields.

Age Limit : 35 years

Age Relaxation :

  • SC / ST : 5 years
  • OBC : 3 years
  • PwD : 10 years
  • Ex-Servicemen (ESM) : 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered.
  • Defence Personnel disabled  : 3 years
  • Employees working in APEDA : 5 years

Salary : Rs 56,100 – 1,77,500/-

No.of.Vacancies : 11 Posts ( UR – 06, SC – 1, ST – 01, OBC – 02, EWS – 01 )

Selection Process of APEDA Recruitment 2023 :

  • The selection process includes Written Test / Interview.
  • The selection will be made through a written test consisting of two papers.
  • The pattern of the exam will be objective & number of questions for both the papers will be 100 respectively.
  • Each objective type question will have four answer options and will carry one mark.
  • There will be 25% negative marking for every wrong answer.
  • The duration of test for each paper will be 2 hours.
  • Marking of answers on OMR answer sheet by pen.
  • No books/materials will be allowed.
  • The paper shall be bilingual i.e. Hindi and English.
  • The candidate may choose to write the paper either in English or Hindi as per his/her choice.
  • The qualifying marks to be obtained in the written test for short-listing of candidates for interview will be 50% for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates and 60% for other candidates.
  • The qualifying marks to be obtained in the interviews will be 50% for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates and 60% for other candidates.
  • The merit list category-wise will be prepared on the combined marks obtained in both written test and interview.

Paper – I :

  • General Studies inclusive of General knowledge and current affairs, Indian history & civics, geography of India(50 questions of 1 mark each).
  • Managerial ability(10 questions of 1 mark each).
  • English(25 questions of 1 mark each).
  • Reasoning (15 questions of 1 mark each).

Paper – II :

  • Questions relating to: Foreign Trade Policy; WTO.
  • Agri Exports including Agri Export from India/APEDA/Traceability systems.
  • SPS/TBT; Quality; NPOP; IPR
  • Agri Export Policy
  • Food Safety Authority
  • Questions from the subjects concerned at Degree level.

Interview : The Interview Board has the liberty to elicit questions on other subjects which are found relevant.

Application Fees : 

  • Rs 500/- for general candidates.
  • Fee is payable by all candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability who are exempted from payment of fee).

How to apply for APEDA Recruitment 2023 ?

The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job through online mode in their official website latest by 20 March 2023 till 11.59 pm.



For more details : Click here

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Note : The written test will be held in centre(s) in Delhi NCR.


 APEDA Recruitment 2023 for Assistant Manager:

Job Role Assistant Manager
Qualification B.Sc
Total Vacancies 06 Posts
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs. 35,400 – 1,12,400/-
Job location Across India
Last Date 20 March 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Assistant Manager :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture/Horticulture/ Veterinary /Food Processing /Foreign Trade/ Plantation/ Management Degree in the above fields e.g. Agriculture Management from recognized University/Institution.
  • Desirable : Master’s Degree in the above specializations from recognized University/Institution, publication of papers in international journals in the above fields.

Age Limit ( As on 20 March 2023 ):  30 years

Age Relaxation :

  • SC / ST : 5 years
  • OBC : 3 years
  • PwD : 10 years
  • Ex-Servicemen (ESM) : 3 years
  • Defence Personnel disabled : 3 years
  • Employees working in APEDA : 5 years

Salary : Rs. 35,400 – 1,12,400/-

No.of.Vacancies : 06 Posts ( UR – 03, SC – 01, ST – 01, OBC – 01 )

Selection Process of APEDA Recruitment 2023 :

  • The selection process includes Written test.
  • The written test will be held in centres in Delhi NCR.
  • The selection will be made through a written test consisting of a single paper (total 100 marks).
  • Each objective type question will have four answer options and will carry one mark.
  • There will be 25% negative marking for every wrong answer.
  • The duration of test will be 2 ½ hours.
  • Marking of answers on OMR answer sheet and descriptive answer booklet by pen.
  • No books/materials will be allowed.
  • The paper shall be bilingual i.e. Hindi and English.
  • The qualifying marks to be obtained in the written test will be 50% for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates and 60% for other candidates.
  • The merit list category-wise will be prepared on the marks obtained in the written test.
Section Pattern No. of Questions Marks
General Awareness, English, Reasoning Objective 20 20
APEDA / Agri. Export Related Objective 30 30
Questions from the subjects concerned at Degree level Objective 30 30
Essay writing and Precis writing Descriptive 2 20

Application Fees :

  • Rs 300/- for general candidates.
  • Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability who are exempted from payment of fees.

How to apply for APEDA Recruitment 2023 ?

The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job through online mode in their official website on or before 20 March 2023 till 11.59 pm.

For more details : Click here

To Apply : Click here