CGPDTM Patent Examiner Syllabus: NPC Exam Pattern

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CGPDTM Patent Examiner Syllabus

CGPDTM Patent Examiner Syllabus

Source: Advt. No. 01/CGPDTM/2018 & About Recruitment:

National Productivity Council (NPC) is conducting a Competitive Examination on behalf of Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks (CGPDTM) for the Recruitment to the posts of Examiner of Patents & Designs. A Large Number of Applicants filled there Online Application Form for these Posts. Application Process is Started from the month of August (Tentative). More Details About the CGPDTM Recruitment is as Provided Below.

About Exam:

All the Eligible Candidates Will Face the Written Exam. The Examination shall be held in two Phases, i.e. Preliminary Examination & Mains Examination. Preliminary Exam Will be Conducted on the September – October (Tentative) and After that the Successful Candidates Will be Called for Main Exam which will be Conducted on the Date November – December (Tentative).

Now we will discuss all the information of this exam like Structure of Exam, Scheme of Exam (Pattern), Syllabus of Exam etc.

Structure of NPC Exam

The Examination shall be held in two Phases, i.e. Preliminary Examination & Mains Examination.

S. No. Stage of Exam Max Marks Timing Duration of Exam
PHASE I: Preliminary Examination
1. Preliminary Exam (Screening Exam) 150 Morning Shift 2 Hours
PHASE II: Mains Examination
2. Mains Exam Paper – I (Scoring Exam) 300 Morning Shift 3 Hours
3. Mains Exam Paper – II (Qualifying Exam) 100 Evening Shift 1 Hour

Preliminary Written Examination:

Exam Pattern :-

► The written test be Multiple Choice Objective Type (OMR based).
► There will be 150 Questions of 1 Mark each in this Paper.

Section Subject Questions
1 General English 30
2 General Science 30
3 Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning 30
4 Quantitative Aptitude 30
5 General Knowledge & Current Affairs 30

► There will be no Sectional Cut-offs, in this Exam. However, there will be a negative marking @ 33% for wrong answers.

Exam Syllabus:-

General English

The aim of the paper is to test the candidate’s ability to read and understand prose, and express his ideas clearly and correctly. The pattern of questions would be broadly as follows:
1. Comprehension of given passages
2. Precise Writing
3. Usage and Vocabulary
4. Short Essays

General Science

These tests are designed to test the knowledge and competencies for scientific methodology concepts, principles, techniques and physics, chemistry, life sciences (Biology), the earth/space sciences, technologies etc.

Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning

The Verbal /Logical Reasoning test involves letter sequences and tests your ability to think logically and analytically. It is the process of using a rational, systematic series of steps based on sound mathematical procedures and given statements to arrive at a conclusion.Non-verbal reasoning involves the ability to understand and analyze visual information and solve problems using visual reasoning.

Quantitative Aptitude

The quantitative aptitude test measures the numerical ability and accuracy in mathematical calculations. The questions range from purely numeric calculations to problems of arithmetic reasoning, graph and table reading, percentage analysis, categorization and quantitative analysis.

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

Current affairs are the day to day incidents and events around us. It revolves around happenings in different field related to national, international, economy, sports, science and technology, environment. For example national events include within its fold aspects like economy, social, political, sports, science, environment, etc.

Main Written Examination

Exam Pattern :-

The Main Examination will have two Papers namely Main Exam Paper-I and Main Exam Paper-II

Main Exam Paper-I

► This will be a descriptive Question Paper of the concerned Discipline/Subject opted by the candidate.
► This paper shall be of 3 hours duration and shall have a maximum of 300 marks.
► No electronic gadgets except scientific calculator shall be permitted. If required, Log Tables within the question paper shall be provided.

Main Exam Paper-II

► It will be an English Proficiency Question Paper.
► This paper shall be of 1 hour duration and shall have a maximum of 100 marks.
► This test is designed to test the English Writing, Power of Expression & Report Writing Skills/Ability of the candidates.

Exam Syllabus :-



  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Chemistry in Nano science and technology
  • Catalysis and green chemistry
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Environmental chemistry

Polymer Science

  • Chemistry of high polymers
  • Polymer Characterization
  • Synthesis and properties
  • Polymer blends and composites
  • Polymer Technology
  • Polymer rheology
  • Polymer processing
  • Polymer testing


  • Organization of life
  • Metabolism and bioenergetics
  • Biological membranes
  • Immune system


  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Process Biotechnology
  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Plant and Animal Biotechnology
  • Characteristics of animal cells
  • Immunology
  • Recombinant DNA Technology
  • Bioinformatics

Food Technology

  • Food Chemistry and Nutrition
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Products Technology
  • Food Engineering


  • Historical Perspective
  • Methods in Microbiology
  • Microbial Taxonomy and Diversity
  • Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells
  • Microbial Growth: Definition of growth
  • Control of Micro-organisms
  • Microbial Metabolism
  • Microbial Diseases and Host Pathogen Interaction
  • Chemotherapy/Antibiotics
  • Microbial Genetics
  • Microbial Ecology

Bio-Medical Engineering

  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Physics and Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Medical Image Processing
  • Microprocessor-based Medical Instrumentation
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomechanics

Computer Science/ Information Technology

  • Digital Logic
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Programming and Data Structures
  • Algorithms
  • Theory of Computation
  • Compiler Design
  • Operating System
  • Databases
  • Information Systems and Software Engineering
  • Computer Networks
  • Web technologies


  • Mathematical Methods of Physics
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics
  • Electronics and Experimental Methods
  • Mathematical Methods of Physics
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics
  • Electronics and Experimental Methods
  • Atomic & Molecular Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics

Electrical Engineering

  • Circuit Theory
  • Signals & Systems
  • E.M. Theory
  • Analog Electronics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Energy Conversion
  • Power Electronics and Electric Drives
  • Analog Communication
  • Control Systems
  • Microprocessors and Microcomputers
  • Measurement and Instrumentation
  • Power Systems
  • Power System Protection
  • Digital Communication

Electronics & Communication

  • Materials and Components
  • Physical Electronics, Electron Devices and ICs
  • Signals and Systems
  • Network theory
  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Electronic Measurements and instrumentation
  • Analog Electronic Circuits
  • Digital Electronic Circuits
  • Control Systems
  • Communication Systems
  • Microwave Engineering
  • Computer Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanics
  • Engineering Materials
  • Theory of Machines
  • Manufacturing Science
  • Thermodynamics, Gas Dynamics and Turbine
  • Heat Transfer
  • I .C. Engines
  • Steam Engineering
  • Refrigeration and air-conditioning

Civil Engineering

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Static Friction
  • Kinematics and Kinetics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Structural Analysis
  • Structural Steel Design
  • Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Dimensional Analysis and Similitude
  • Laminar Flow
  • Open channel flow
  • Hydraulic Machines and Hydropower
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Construction Technology, Equipment, Planning and Management
  • Surveying and Transportation Engineering
  • Hydrology, Water Resources and Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering

  • Thermodynamics and Rate Processes
  • Extractive Metallurgy
  • Physical Metallurgy
  • Mechanical Metallurgy
  • Manufacturing Processes

Textile Engineering

  • Textile Fibres
  • Yarn manufacture and yarn structure & properties
  • Fabric manufacture and Fabric Structure
  • Textile Testing
  • Preparatory Processes
  • Dyeing
  • Printing


This test is a qualifying test and is to be designed to assess the working English knowledge,efficiency and expression of English and Report Writing abilities. Accordingly, the Question paper, suggestively, may have Essay, Précis-writing, comprehension, case analysis & Report writing.

Note- This is only Indicate not exhaustive Syllabus of CGPDTM Exam for Examiner of Patents & Designs. Candidates can download broad NPC syllabus from Information Bulletin can be downloaded from the following link-

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