Teacher Eligibility Test for Persons with Disabilities

Government of West Bengal
School Education Department
Bikash Bhawan, Bidhannagar
Kolkata-700 091
Tel.No. 033-2334-2228, Fax No. 033-2337-6561

No. 223 -SSE/13, Dated, Kolkata, the 28th March, 2013

From: Shri Arnab Roy, Secretary to the Government of West Bengal.

To: The President, West Bengal Board of Primary Education.

Sub: Recruitment Test for Primary Teachers on 31.3.2013


This refers to discussion you had with me. Please find enclosed copy of guidelines of Government of India for conducting written examination for persons with disabilities. Your particular attention is drawn to the following:

  1. 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.
  2. All candidates with duly certified disabilities not availing the facility of scribe may also be allowed additional time of 20 minutes for examination of one hour.
  3. The scribe if allowed should have qualification of class – X or below and this should be properly checked.

Yours faithfully,

Sd/- Arnab Roy
Secy. to the Govt. of West Bengal

Enclo: As stated.

No. 223 -SSE dated 28.03.2013

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