CGPDTM Recruitment of 459 Examiner of Patents & Designs – 2015




The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (CGPDTM) intends to recruit 459 Examiners Patents and Designs in the scale of Rs 15, 600-39,100 (PB-3) + Rs 5,400/- (grade pay) + T.A + HRA etc. as admissible under the Government of India rules. This is General Central Services (Group A Gazetted).

Distribution of vacancies of examiner of Patents and Designs as per reservation

Table1. Backlog vacancies: Distribution of 49 posts subject wise and category wise

Sl. No. Subject SC ST OBC TOTAL
01 Chemistry 2 1 6 9
02 Polymer Science NIL NIL NIL NIL
03 Biochemistry 1 NIL 1 2
04 Biotechnology/ Microbiology 1 3 4 8
05 Food Technology NIL NIL 2 2
06 Bio-Medical Engineering NIL NIL 1 1
07 Computer Science / Information Technology NIL 2 1 3
08 Physics NIL NIL 2 2
09 Electrical Engineering 1 1 1 3
10 Electronics & Communication 1 NIL 2 3
11 Civil Engineering NIL NIL 1 1
12 Mechanical Engineering 2 2 9 13
13 Metallurgical Engineering NIL 1 NIL 1
14 Textile Engineering NIL NIL 1 1
Total 8 10 31 49

Note: The PH Category shall be filled according to the Government of India rules.

Table 2. Regular Vacancies: Distribution of 410 posts subject wise and category wise

Sl. No. Subject SC ST OBC UR TOTAL
01 Chemistry 10 5 17 32 64
02 Polymer Science 2 1 4 8 15
03 Biochemistry NIL |nil NIL NIL NIL
04 Biotechnology/ microbiology 2 1 5 8 16
05 Food Technology 1 NIL 1 2 4
06 Bio-Medical Engineering 2 1 4 7 14
07 Computer Science / Information Technology 2 1 4 7 14
08 Physics 7 4 13 25 49
09 Electrical Engineering 5 3 ^ 9 C 15 32
10 Electronics & Communication 8 4 15 28 55
11 Civil Engineering 2 ^1 3 5 11
12 Mechanical Engineering 19 10 34 63 126
13 Metallurgical Engineering 1 NIL 1 3 5
14 Textile Engineering 1 |NIL 1 3 5
Total 62 31 111 206 410

Note: The number of vacancies given above is tentative and may be changed at any stage by the Competent Authority. The PH Category shall be filled according to the Government of India rules.

Posting: Candidates selected through this recruitment process are liable to be posted in any of the office of CGPDTM.

Eligibility Criteria:

A candidate must be either:

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the verification of necessary eligibility certificate issued to him/her by the Government of India.

Minimum Essential Educational Qualifications

Sl. No. Subject / Discipline Essential qualification: following Degree from a recognized university
1. Chemistry Master’s Degree in Chemistry
2. Polymer Science Master’s Degree in Polymer Science or Bachelor’s Degree in Polymer Engineering / Technology or equivalent
3. Biochemistry Master’s Degree in Biochemistry
4. Biotechnology / Micro Biology Master’s Degree in Biotechnology or Bachelor’s Degree in Biotechnology Engineering/ Master’s Degree in Micro Biology or equivalent
5. Food Technology Bachelor’s Degree in Food Technology/ Engineering or equivalent
6. Bio-Medical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Bio-medical Engineering / Technology or equivalent
7. Computer Science / Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering / Information Technology or Master’s Degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or equivalent
8. Physics Master’s Degree in Physics
9. Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering / Technology or equivalent
10. Electronics & Communication Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics / Electronics & Communication Engineering / Technology or equivalent
11. Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering / Technology or equivalent
12. Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering / Technology or equivalent
13. Metallurgical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgical Engineering / Technology or equivalent
14. Textile Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Textile Engineering / Technology or equivalent

Note I: The candidate must hold the degree from any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.
Note II: Candidates who have appeared in the final year of examination, the passing of which would render them eligible to fulfill the essential qualification for the CGPDTM examination but have not been informed of the results will also be eligible for admission to the Preliminary Examination. All candidates who are declared qualified in the main examination and called for verification of certificates should produce proof of passing their requisite essential qualification failing which their candidature shall be treated cancelled.

Desirable Qualification

  1. Research experience: 3 years or more from a recognised university or R& D institute / Organisation
  2. Degree in Law of a recognized University
  3. Certificate (Minimum six months)/Diploma from a recognized University/Institute in a foreign language in German, French, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese.

Age Limit:

  1. A candidate must have attained the age of not less than 21 years and must not have attained the age of 35 years on the 1st August 2015 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 1st August, 1980 and not later than 1st August, 1994.
  2. The upper age limit of 35 years will be relaxable upto 40 years in the case of government servants in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Central Government.
  3. The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable as per gov. rules. Check the attached information bulletin for more details.

Application Fee

  1. Candidates belonging to General/OBC category are required to pay a fee of 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) either by using net banking or by using visa/master, credit/debit card only.
  2. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH/Women candidates of any community are exempted from application fee.
  3. Applications without the prescribed fee (for General/ OBC category) will not be accepted. No representation against such rejection would be entertained.

How to Apply: Candidates are required to apply Online only through Refer the Information Bulletin for detailed instructions for filling up the “Online Application Form”.

Last Date for Receipt of Applications: The online Applications can be filled up to 24th August, 2015 upto 2400 hrs. after which the link will be disabled.

Admit Card: The eligible candidates shall be issued an Admit Card two weeks before the commencement of the examination. The Admit Card will be made available in the websites mentioned in the Information Bulletin for downloading by candidates. No Admit Card will be sent by post/email.

Penalty for Wrong Answers: Candidates should note that there will be penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers. Refer Information Bulletin for further details.

Facilitation Counter for Guidance of Candidates: In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc, please refer Chapter 7 in the Information Bulletin i.e. “Contact Us”.

Important Dates Related To Examination: The below table shows the tentative dates which are related to the examination

S. No. Online Application &Examination Date
1. Date of Online Application Form Availability 25th July, 2015
2. Last Date of Submission of Online Application Form 24thAugust, 2015
3. Issue of Online e-admit cards download/print for Preliminary Examination 5th September, 2015
4. Date of Preliminary Examination 20th September, 2015
5. Issue of e-admit cards for Main Examination 12th October, 2015
6. Date of Main Examination 18th October, 2015

Download the information bulletin for complete details:
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