CBSE Issues List of Exemptions and Concessions for Differently-Abled Students

Concessions for Differently-Abled Students for Class 10 & 12

CBSE has issued detailed list of exemptions and concessions for differently abled students for the upcoming CBSE 2017 Class 10 and 12 exams.

List of Concessions for Physically Handicapped Students in CBSE 10 and 12 Exams

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released list of concessions for physically handicapped students for the upcoming Class 10 and 12 board exams.

CBSE has given several exemptions or concessions to following category of differently abled students-

  • Spastic
  • Visually impaired
  • Physically handicapped
  • Dyslexic
  • Autistic
  • Candidates with disabilities as defined under Disabilities Act

The list has been sent to all of the CBSE schools. The same has been also posted on CBSE’s official website,” stated the recent circular from the board. Candidates can also download the list of exemptions and concessions for differently abled students from here.

The differently-abled students have to produce a medical certificate issued by recognised medical institutes to get concessions.

Students with spastic, visually impaired, physically handicapped, dyslexic, autistic and disabilities will be permitted to use a scribe or allowed compensatory time. Autistic students will be permitted to use the services of a scribe or an adult prompter.

Few selected schools have been made examination centres for these students, so that they can easy access to the facilities and face less problems. Special teachers from schools for visually impaired students are appointed as invigilators at these special examination centres.

CBSE has also waived off registration and examination fee for visually impaired students of classes 9, 10, 11, and 12.

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