GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR PERSON WITH BENCHMARK DISABILITIES

I. USING A SCRIBE

The visually impaired candidates and candidates whose writing speed is adversely affected permanently for any reason can use their own scribe at their cost during the examination, subject to limits as mentioned below. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply :
  1. The candidate will have to arrange his / her own scribe at his / her own cost.
  2. The scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the examination.
  3. If violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature for Exam of both the candidates and the scribe will be cancelled.
  4. A person acting as a scribe for one candidate cannot be a scribe for another candidate.
  5. The scribe should be from an academic stream different from that stream prescribed for the post.
  6. Both the candidates as well as scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming that the scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe as mentioned above. Further, in case, it later transpires that he / she did not fulfil any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed material facts, the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the written examination.
  7. Those candidates using a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination or as otherwise advised.

II. ORTHOPEDICALLY IMPAIRED CANDIDATES

A compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour or otherwise advised shall be permitted for the candidates with locomotors disability and cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment).

III. VISUALLY IMPAIRED CANDIDATES

Visually Impaired candidates (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability) may opt to view the contents of the test in magnified print and all such candidates will be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour or otherwise advised for the examination.
The facility of viewing the contents of the test in magnifying font will not be available to Visually Impaired candidates who use the services of a Scribe for the examination.


For any discrepancy, the contents/provisions/conditions of detailed Advertisement will prevail.