THE PATENTS RULES, 2003
Rule 110

Particulars of the qualifying examination for patent agents

(1) The qualifying examination referred to in clause (c) (ii) of sub-section (1) of section 126 shall consist of a written test and a viva voce examination.

(2) The qualifying examination shall consist of the following papers and marks, namely:

Paper I -The Patents Act, 1970 (39 of 1970), The Patents Rules, 2003, The Designs Act, 2000 (16 0f 2000) and The Designs Rules, 2001

Paper II-Drafting and interpretation of patent specifications, design specifications and other documents.

Viva Voce.

(3) A candidate shall be required to secure a minimum of fifty marks in paper I and paper II and shall be declared to have passed the examination only, if he obtains an aggregate of sixty percent of the total marks.

(4) The Controller shall, after making such enquiry as he may deem necessary, credit any renewal fee and issue a certificate that the fee has been paid.