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Reservation to Persons with Disabilities is provided in line with the provisions of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995.


Provision for Childrens with Special Need (CWSN) by WBCHSE, 2023

Higher Secondary Education.

Provisions offered for CWSN for forthcoming H.S. Examination 2023 and annual examination of class-XI 2023 (Theory & Practical) as per RPWD Act, 2016.

Certification of different categories of Disabilities at different Hospitals

Health.

Any person with specified disability may apply in Form IV (annexed) for a certificate of disability and submit the application to the medical authority.

Opening Savings Account by Blind/ Visually Impaired Person

Women Development and Social Welfare.

A blind/ visually-impaired person can open Savings, RD, MIS, TD, SCSS and PPF accounts in his/her name independently. Procedure for Opening and Operating of Account is described.

Persons with Disabilities Act 1995 & National Trust Act 1999

Law.

Frequently Asked Questions on Persons with Disabilities (Equal opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 and Common Questions and Answers on the National Trust Act, 1999.

Reservation to Persons with Disabilities in Higher Education

Higher Education.

Reservation of seats shall not exceed 45% (SC-22%, ST-6%, OBC-A-10% & OBC-B-7%). Persons with disabilities will enjoy a 3% reservation in each of the categories.

Teacher Eligibility Test for Persons with Disabilities

School Education.

Such candidates should be allowed extra compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour who are making use of the scribe/ reader. All such candidates should have duly certified disability of 40% or more.

Special Educators of SSA for assuring Inclusive Education

School Education.

Involvement of special educators of SSA with the academic activities of the formal schools of the concerned district with the aim of assuring Inclusive Education in all schools.

Implementation of Various Policies for Persons with Disabilities

Women Development and Social Welfare.

a) Exemption from payment of Examination Fees and Application Fees, b) Relaxation of Marks, c) Relaxation of Physical Standards in respect of Employment, d) Relaxation for Duration of Examinations; (c) Relaxation of Upper Age Limit and f) Conveyance Allowance.

Percentage of Intellectual Impairment based on IQ Test Report

Health.

Government of West Bengal has decided to incorporate percentage of disability (intellectual impairment) on the basis of IQ test report in the certificate to be issued by Zonal/ Dist. Medical Board for mentally retarded People.

Medical Board for Mentally Retarded Persons of West Bengal

Health.

Medical Board for mentally retarded persons should be constituted in every District of the State to facilitate the assessment of mentally retarded persons quickly and effectively.

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