What are the concessions to the Blind, Deaf and Dumb and Orthopaedically Handicapped candidates?
Blind candidates will be exempted from questions including drawing, graphs etc. They will be allowed 15 minutes more for every hour of examination, as they have to write in Braille system. Blind pupils appearing for the public examinations will be allowed to utilise the service of a scribe each on a remuneration of Rs. 5 per paper. Blind pupils answering the SSLC Examination papers utilising the services of scribes will be granted extension of time of 10 minutes per hour per paper. The scribe appointed for the purpose should be persons who do not possess above 50% of mark or below C+ grade in 13 or failed SSLC examination for which they are appointed (G.O. (P) 412/’69/Edn dated 13-11-1969 and G.O.(MS) 142/’80/G.Edn dated 9-9-1980]. SSLC failed or passed persons with no other additional qualifications alone should be appointed as scribe. The District Educational Officers concerned are competent to sanction the service of scribe subject to the approval of the Secretary to the Commissione