GUIDELINES REGARDING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Those candidates who are visually impaired and othercandidates whose writing speed is affected permanently for any reason can use own scribe at own cost during the online examination. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply:
Please ensure you are eligible to use a scribe as per the Government of India rules governing the recruitment of Persons with Disabilities.
The candidate will have to arrange his own scribe at his own cost.
The scribe can be from any academic stream.
Both, the candidate as well as the scribe, will have to give a suitable undertaking, in the prescribed format with passport size photograph of the scribe, confirming that the scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe as mentioned above. Further, in case it later transpires that s/he did not fulfill any of the laid-down eligibility criteria or suppressed material facts, the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the examination.
Such candidate who uses a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination. (Blind/Low Vision candidates and other candidates whose writing speed is affected permanently for any reason, whether availing the facility of scribe or not shall be allowed compensatory time of 20 minutes and or part thereof for every hour of the examination.)