CBSE plans alternate questions for blind

CBSE plans alternate questions for blind

In order to enable such students to opt for science-based subjects at the senior level, the board will be administering separate question papers without any visual inputs in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics for the upcoming examinations.

No third language

The board had given numerous concessions to physically challenged students. They have been exempted from studying third language up to middle school level.

In addition, they have also been permitted to use an amanuensis. The amanuensis is a student of class lower than the one for which the candidate will be taking the examination.
Blind, physically challenged or spastic candidates are also being provided services of an amanuensis free of cost.

The candidate may be permitted to use the services of an amanuensis in all or any of the papers.

The candidates are being permitted to draw the diagrams etc themselves, if desired by them.

Additional time

Additional time as under is given in each paper; depending upon the duration of the test. For a paper of 3 hours duration, 60 minutes have been allotted for special candidates.
Alternative type questions are provided in lieu of questions having visual inputs for the blind candidates in English Communication and Social Science for Class X and History, Geography and Economics for Class XII.

Separate question papers in enlarged print for Mathematics and Science & Technology in Class X are provided.

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