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What is the criteria of getting a patent for an invention?

What is the criteria of getting a patent for an invention?

Invention must be (a) novel i.e. should not be disclosed anywhere in world or globe [see Section 2(1)(l) of the Indian Patents Act, 1970]; (b) must involve inventive step i.e. should not be obvious to a person skilled in the art and must be technically advance and/or economic significance in view of existing prior arts or solutions or patents or patent applications [see Section 2(1)(ja) of the Indian Patents Act, 1970]; (c) must be industrially applicable [see Section 2(1)(ac) of the Indian Patents Act, 1970].

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