CGPDTM Exam Pattern 2024 (Selection Process & Marking Scheme)

CGPDTM Exam Pattern 2024 (Selection Process & Marking Scheme)

March 10, 2024

CGPDTM Exam Pattern 2024 (Selection Process & Marking Scheme)

CGPDTM Exam Pattern 2024: The CGPDTM exam, which stands for Controller General of Patents, Designs, and Trademarks exam, is conducted by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. CGPDTM 2023 exam was conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). This exam is for the recruitment of Patent Examiners and is quite competitive. CGPDTM Prelims examination conducted in ONLINE mode only.

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It consists of one paper of objective type multiple choice questions and will comprise of 150 marks. This examination will be of a duration of 2 hours. The cumulative marks obtained in Paper-I and Paper-II will be assigned 80% weightage in the final list of qualified candidates. 

The interview will be for 100 marks and will test the candidate on the topics covered in the preliminary and the Mains examination. The marks obtained in the interview will be given 20% weightage in the final list of qualified candidates. The medium of examination for preliminary and mains examination as well as interview shall be English only. 

CGPDTM Exam Pattern 2024

CGPDTM Exam Pattern (Prelims)

Subject Marks
Numerical Ability 30
Reasoning Aptitude 30
English Language 15
General Science 30
GK, Current Affairs 30
IP legislation in India, WIPO and related treaties 15
Total 150

CGPDTM mains examination will be conducted in online and offline mode only and will consist of a written examination, which will consist of 2 papers i.e. Paper –I (CBT) and Paper –II (Descriptive answer). Paper I will be of 100 marks and Paper –II will be of 300 marks.

CGPDTM Exam Pattern (Mains)

Subject Marks
Elementary Mathematics 20
Reasoning Aptitude 20
English Language 20
General Knowledge 20
Intellectual Property 20
Subjective Paper (Subject Paper) 300
Total 400

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CGPDTM Vacancy 2024 (Update)

Indian patent office (IPO) will be hiring 900 more people with a view to enhance manpower for processing the increasing number of intellectual property applications, a top government official said. Secretary in the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) Rajesh Kumar Singh said that patent filing has increased by ten times and trademark application filing by six times since 2016.

“We are trying to strengthen the capacity of our IPO to process these proliferation of applications. We are going to add 900 new positions for which recruitment is already underway in our patent office.