Relaxation of Typing Test on Computer during Recruitment of LDA/ LDC

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department,
Audit Branch
325, S. Chatterjee Road, Howrah – 711 102
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No.: 2831-F(P2) Date: 11.07.2022


The question of allowing certain relaxation in the matter of typing test on computer in connection with recruitment to the post of LDA/ LDC in respect of the persons with disability has been under consideration of the Government for some time past.

After careful consideration of the mater, the undersigned is directed by order of the Governor to lay down the following relaxation for different categories of disabilities in respect of such persons.

a) Locomotor disability including cerebral Palsy, Leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims, muscular dystrophy, autism, specific learning disability, mental illness (mental behaviour) & multiple disabilities : Exempted from appearing typing test on computer, subject to production of certificate of a Medical Board or a Civil Surgeon that the incumbent is unable to type. In case of non-production of certificate, at a reduced speed of 12 words per minute in English.

b) Blindness & Low vision: The test is to be conducted in ‘Brail’ keyboard with reduced speed of 12 words per minute in English.

In case the test is conducted using software like NVDA, JAWS, ORCA or Speech Enabled Baishakhi Keyboard developed by SNLTR, the typing speed should be 20 words per minute in English.

c) Deaf & hard of Hearing : As per general standard i.e. 20 words per minute in English or 10 words per minute in Bengali.

This supersedes Memo No. 1190-F(P2) dated 23.03.2022.

Sd/- M.Pant
Additional Chief Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

No. 2831-F dated 11.07.2022, Source

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