Valley News Desk

Facility of scribe and compensatory time for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities – regarding

Candidates appearing in various examinations conducted/scheduled by the J&K Services Selection Board are hereby informed that compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of examination (with or without scribe) will be provided to the following eligible candidates belonging to the Persons with Disability (PwD) category:

a) Visually Handicapped.

b) Cerebral Palsy.

c) Both Arms Affected.

d) In addition to above, with regard to a candidate with benchmark disability who has physical limitation to write and scribe is essential to write examination on his/ her behalf, such candidates will be required to submit a certificate at the examination venue, obtained from the Chief Medical Officer/Civil Surgeon/Medical Superintendent of a Government health care Institution. Proforma of the Certificate is attached as Annexure-A.Candidates opting for own scribe would require to submit details of own scribe at the examination venue as per proforma provided at Annexure-B.

It is further clarified that the candidate shall have to remain personally present in the Examination Centre and if a candidate opts for his/ her own scribe, the qualification of the scribe should be one step below the minimum qualification required for the post of the candidate taking the examination. The candidates with benchmark disabilities opting for own scribe shall be required to submit details of the own scribe. In addition, the scribe has to produce a valid ID proof in original at the time of examination. A photocopy of the ID proof of the scribe signed by the candidate as well as the scribe will be submitted along. In case, subsequently it is found that the qualification of the scribe is not as declared by the candidate, then the candidate shall forfeit his/ her right to the post and claims relating thereto

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