Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) related to PwD and Dyslexic Candidates

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01. What are the details of the guidelines that will be followed about PwD candidates writing GATE 2018 examination?

GATE 2018 will follow the guidelines as mentioned in the government regulations.
Please refer to: 1) http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/content/en/docs/omguide.pdf and 2) http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/content/en/docs/CCDLetters.pdf

02. Will the facility of scribe and/or compensatory (extra) time be given to all PwD candidates?

Please refer to http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/content/en/docs/CCDLetters.pdf (in particular to the fifth page of the document) for the clarification issued by CCPD on 18.03.2013. “The facility of scribe is meant for only those PwD candidates who have physical limitation to write including that of speed. The scribe will be provided by the GATE authorities. The compensatory (extra) time would be applicable only to such candidates.”

03. Will there be a “magnified question paper” for visually challenged PwD candidates?

YES. Once you reach the examination hall, please contact the GATE Institute Representative through the invigilator in your examination hall and he/she will do the needful.

04. Will the facility of scribe and/or compensatory (extra) time be given to dyslexic candidates?

Yes, dyslexic candidates can avail the services of scribe, provided such candidates submit a proper dyslexic certificate issued by the competent authorities. The scribe will be provided by the GATE authorities. The compensatory (extra) time would be applicable only to such dyslexic candidates availing the scribe facility.