(Notification) Post Graduate Diploma in Patent Informatics (PGDP)
at CSIR-URDIP, Pune - 2016
CSIR – URDIP is inviting applications for its one year full
time post-graduate diploma course in the field of Patinformatics. The course has
been designed to train the candidates in the art of patent searching, reading
and analysis for the purpose of creating patent landscapes, identifying research
gaps, competitive intelligence, new venture evaluation, patent portfolio
management and techno-legal studies (Patentability, Validity, Infringement and
Freedom to Operate). The course modules are designed to include a blend of class
room teaching and hands on training on live projects of different types. On
successful completion of the program the candidates will be awarded
“Post-Graduate Diploma in Patinformatics” by the Academy of Scientific and
Innovative Research (AcSIR), a university established by an act of the
Parliament. The young professionals trained in this discipline will find growing
job opportunities in Corporate Planning, Business Development, IP and R&D
Management functions as well as in Law firms, Consultancy companies and other
Knowledge processing organizations.
Minimum qualification required is a Post Graduate Degreefrom recognized
universities. The candidate should have any one of the following:
- Masters degree with minimum of 60% marks in any of the life sciences,
chemical sciences and physical sciences.
- M. Pharm. with minimum of 60% marks
- B.E ( Min. 60% marks)
- L.L.B with Science background ( Min. 60% marks at B.Sc. and L.L.B )
- M.Lib Sci. with graduation in science ( Min.60% at each degree)MBA with
graduation in Science (Min.60% at each degree)
The applications have to be submitted online. The selection
will be made on the basis of an interview. Based on the number of applications
received and recommendations of the Admission Committee, an entrance test may be
held before the interviews are conducted. CSIR-URDIP reserves the right of
admission based on merit/experience and educational qualifications. In case of
dispute, decision of Head, CSIR-URDIP will be final and cannot be challenged.
Application Fees: Rs 1000/ - to be paid in the SBI account.
50% concession will be provided for SC/ST/Physically handicapped candidates.
While making the online payment, please clearly mention
Application fee for PGDP 16-17. Please quote the reference number of the online
transaction while submitting your application.
Course Fees: Rs. 50,000/- to be paid at the beginning
of the course. In addition, students will have to pay AcSIR
registration/examination fees as applicable at the time of registration.
Number of Seats: 30
Online application submission : June 10, 2016 - June
Entrance Examination : July 10, 2016
Interviews : July 11-12, 2016
Declaration of results : July 15, 2016
Last date for payment of course fees : July 29, 2016
Course begins on : August 1, 2016