New Delhi: In a major development, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has announced through a notification that it would provide facilities of scribe and compensatory time for persons with benchmarks.
In the notification, the Commission informed the candidates to note that compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of examination (with or without scribe) will be provided to the following eligible Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates:
(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 Annex-I.
Candidates opting for own scribe would require to submit details of own scribe at the examination venue as per proforma provided at Annex-II.