CGPDTM Patent Examiner Recruitment 2024 Mains Exam

Post Name : CGPDTM Patent Examiner Recruitment 2024 Mains Exam
Post Date : 17 January , 2024
Post Description : This is for the Mains Examination.The CGPDTM Patent Examiner Mains Exam (Paper I and Paper II) is scheduled for 25th January 2024. This is a Group-A (Gazetted) post. A total of 553 vacancies were announced in various disciplines like Physics, Electronics & Communication, Food Technology, Bio-Medical Engineering, and others.

CGPDTM Patent Examiner Recruitment 2024 Mains Exam

CGPDTM Patent Examiner City Intimation Link has been released for the Mains Exam. The Mains Examination (Paper I and Paper II) of the qualified candidates will be conducted on 25th January 2024. The Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (CGPDTM) had announced a total of 553 vacancies for the Patent Examiner post in various disciplines like Physics, Electronics & Communication, Food Technology, and others. Candidates who get qualified in the prelims are eligible to attend the mains. The result is expected to be released in the first week of January 2024. Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks has released the notification for the Patent Examiner. A total of 553 vacancies were released.

  • The selection of candidates for the said post will be based on Prelims Exam, Mains Exam, and Interview.
  • The salary of candidates appointed as CGPDTM Patent Examiners will be as per Pay Matrix Level 10 in Pay Matrix (₹ 56,100 – 1,77,500).
CGPDTM Patent Examiner Recruitment 2023: Important Details
Recruiting Body Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (CGPDTM)
Post Examiner of Patent & Designs
Vacancies 553
Application Start Date 14th July 2023
Last Date to Apply 7th August 2023
Prelims Exam Date 21st December 2023
Mains Exam Date 25th January 2024
Qualifications Graduates Govt. Jobs

CGPDTM Patent Examiner Vacancy 2023

The total number of vacancies for the CGPDTM Patent Examiner Recruitment is 553. These vacancies are for various disciplines like Computer Science & Information Technology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc. The discipline and category-wise CGPDTM Patent Examiner vacancy distribution is given below.

Discipline SC ST OBC EWS UR Total
Bio-Technology 7 3 14 5 21 50
Bio-Chemistry 3 1 5 2 9 20
Food Technology 2 1 4 1 7 15
Chemistry 8 3 15 6 24 56
Polymer Science and Technology 1 NIL 3 1 4 9
Bio-Medical Engineering 8 3 15 5 22 53
Electronics & Communication Engineering 15 6 30 11 46 108
Electrical Engineering 4 1 8 3 13 29
Computer Science & Information Technology 9 3 17 6 28 63
Physics 4 1 8 3 14 30
Civil Engineering 1 NIL 3 1 4 9
Mechanical Engineering 14 5 27 10 43 99
Metallurgical Engineering 0 0 1 0 3 4
Textile Engineering 1 0 2 1 4 8
Total 77 27 152 55 242 553

CGPDTM Patent Examiner Application Fee

The application fee to be paid while applying for the CGPDTM Patent Examiner Recruitment is as follows

Category Application Fee
General and OBC ₹1000/-
SC/ST, PWD, Women and any other person ₹500/

CGPDTM Patent Examiner Selection Process

The selection process for the posts of Examiner of Patents and Designs will consist of three phases as follows:

  • Preliminary Examination: 150 marks.
  • Mains Examination: 400 marks.
  • Interview: 100 marks

The final merit list of qualified candidates will be prepared by giving 80% weightage to the cumulative marks obtained in Paper-I and Paper-II of the mains examination and 20% weightage to the marks obtained in the interview.

CGPDTM Patent Examiner Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the post of CGPDTM Patent Examiner candidates must fulfil the requirements specified by the authorities in terms of qualifications, experience, age, etc. Check the CGPDTM Patent Examiner Eligibility Criteria below.

CGPDTM Patent Examiner Age Limit

The candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not be over 35 years of age as on the last date of submission of the online application. The upper age limit is relaxable for reserved categories as follows:

  •  SC/ ST/ Government Servant candidates: by up to 5 years
  • OBC candidates: 3 years
  • PwBD candidates:10 years

CGPDTM Patent ExaminerQualifications

To be eligible for the CGPDTM Patent Examiner post, the candidates must have the following qualifications depending on the discipline they are applying for.

Discipline Essential qualification
Bio-Technology Master’s Degree in Bio-Technology/ Micro Biology/ Molecular-Biology/ Bio Physics or equivalent
Bio-Chemistry Master’s Degree in Biochemistry or equivalent
Food Technology Bachelor’s Degree in Food Technology/ Engineering or equivalent
Chemistry Master’s Degree in Chemistry or Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Technology/ Engineering or equivalent
Polymer Science and Technology Master’s Degree in Polymer Science or Bachelor’s Degree in Polymer Technology / Engineering or equivalent
Bio-Medical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Bio-Medical Technology/ Engineering or equivalent
Electronics & Communication Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Technology/ Engineering or Electronics & Telecommunication Technology/ Engineering or equivalent
Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Technology/ Engineering or equivalent
Computer Science & Information Technology Master’s Degree in Computer Science/ Information Technology or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology in Computer Science/ Information Technology or equivalent
Physics Master’s Degree in Physics or equivalent
Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Technology/ Engineering or equivalent
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering /Technology or equivalent
Metallurgical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology in Metallurgy or equivalent
Textile Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Textile Engineering /Technology or equivalent

CGPDTM Patent Examiner Exam Pattern 2023

Knowing the exam pattern is essential to strategize your preparation accordingly to score well in the exam. Given below is the detailed CGPDTM Patent Examiner Exam Pattern for the Prelims and Mains.

CGPDTM Patent Examiner Prelims Exam Pattern

The prelims exam is a screening test that consists of one paper of objective type multiple choice questions. Its pattern will be as follows:

  • The paper has 150 questions, each carrying one mark,
  • The exam duration is 2 hours. T
Topic Marks
General English 15
Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning 30
Quantitative Aptitude 30
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 30
General Science 30
IP legislation in India, WIPO and related treaties 15
Total 150

The minimum qualifying marks in prelims exam are:

  • 30% for UR
  • 25% for OBC/EWS
  • 20% for others..

CGPDTM Patent Examiner Mains Exam Pattern

The mains exam is a written examination that consists of two papers: Paper-I (OMR Based) and Paper-II (Descriptive answer).

  • Paper-I has 100 objective-type multiple choice questions, each carrying one mark, and the duration is 2 hours.
  • Paper II has descriptive questions related to the technical/scientific discipline applied for, and the duration is 3 hours.
Paper Topic Marks
Paper-I General Knowledge and Current Affairs 20
Paper-I General Aptitude 20
Paper-I Elementary Mathematics 20
Paper-I English language proficiency 20
Paper-I Knowledge related to intellectual property rights (IPRs) 20
Paper-II Technical/Scientific discipline of the vacancy applied for (see Annexure for syllabus) 300
Total 400

CGPDTM Patent Examiner Salary

The selected candidates for the posts of Examiner of Patents and Designs under CGPDTM will be appointed in Level 10 in Pay Matrix (₹ 56,100 – 1,77,500) plus applicable allowances, as admissible, in the Government of India. They will also be entitled to other benefits such as leave, medical facilities, gratuity, contributory provident fund, group insurance etc. as per rules.

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