Eligibility for the Patent Agent Exam

Eligibility for the Patent Agent Exam

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Introduction:

If you are very new to the Patent Agent Exam and want to understand it in detail, then we suggest you read this article first: ​All about the Patent Agent Exam. (Warning! – this is a lengthy article 🙂 )

If you are too busy and can spare only 60 seconds, then watch this video:

All About the Patent Agent Exam in 60 seconds:

​Now that you have a fair idea about the Patent Agent Exam, let’s look into the Eligibility criteria for the Patent Agent Exam.

Eligibility Criteria for the Patent Agent Exam:

​In short, you should have a degree in Science, Pharma or Engineering / Technology - Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D - to appear in the Patent Agent Exam.

Just to give you an example, if you have any of these degrees, you can apply for the Patent Agent Exam:
  • B.Sc.
  • M.Sc.
  • B.Pharm.
  • M.Pharm.
  • B.E.
  • B.Tech.
  • M.E.
  • M.Tech.
  • Ph.D (in Science, Pharma or Engineering disciplines)
​​Note: This is not the complete list Final year students too are eligible to apply.

How to apply for the Patent Agent Exam 2020?

What is the link to apply for Patent Agent Exam 2020?

​Please click on this link – https://bit.ly/ApplyForPAE2020 ​- to apply for the Patent Agent Exam 2020.

What is the link to apply for Patent Agent Exam 2020?

​The govt. fees is Rs.1600 and can be paid online while applying.

​What is the LAST DATE to apply for the Patent Agent Exam 2020?

​The last date to apply for the Patent Agent Exam 2020 is 15th April 2020. This was 25th March 2020 before, but was later extended due to the nationwide lockd​own due to Covid-19.

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