Written examination Compensatory Time for persons with disabilities – UGC
Guidelines for conducting written examination for persons with Benchmark disabilities
1. O.M. No. 34-02/2015-DD.III dated 29.08.2018 ( Dept. Empowerment of Persons with disabilities) dated 14.01.2019
2. F.No. 6-2/2013(SCT) 21-02-2019
Para XII on page 3 of above guidelines may be substituted with the following :
The word “extra time or additional time” that is being currently used should be changed to “compensatory time” and the same should bot be less than 20 minutes per hour of examination for persons who are allowed use of scribe / reader / lab assistant.
All the candidates with benchmark disabilities who are eligible for availing the facility of scribe in terms of guidelines IV may be allowed addition time of minimum of one hour for examination of 3 hours duration whether they use the facility of scribe or not.
In case the duration of the examination is less than an hour, then the duration of additional time should be allowed on pro-rata basis. Additional time should not the less than 5 minutes and should be in the multiple of 5.
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