IBPS PO: Guidelines for Persons With Disabilities using a
(i) Guidelines for Persons With Disabilities using a Scribe
The visually impaired candidates and candidates whose writing
speed is adversely affected permanently for any reason can use their own scribe
at their cost during the online examination. In all such cases where a scribe is
used, the following rules will apply:
- The candidate will have to arrange his / her own scribe at his/her own
- The scribe may be from any academic stream.
Both the candidate as well as scribe will have to give a
suitable undertaking confirming that the scribe fulfils all the stipulated
eligibility criteria for a scribe mentioned above. Further in case it later
transpires that he/she did not fulfil any laid down eligibility criteria or
suppressed material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand
cancelled, irrespective of the result of the CWE.
Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for
compensatory time of 20 minutes or otherwise advised for every hour of the
The scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a
candidate for the examination (CWE PO/MT-VI). If violation of the above is
detected at any stage of the process, candidature for CWE of both the
candidate and the scribe will be cancelled. Candidates eligible for and who
wish to use the services of a scribe in the examination should invariably
carefully indicate the same in the online application form. Any subsequent
request may not be favourably entertained.
Only candidates registered for compensatory time will
be allowed such concessions since compensatory time given to candidates
shall be system based, it shall not be possible for the test conducting
agency to allow such time if he / she is not registered for the same.
Candidates not registered for compensatory time shall not be allowed such
(ii) Guidelines for candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy
Compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour or otherwise
advised shall be permitted for the candidates with locomotor disability and
cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of
slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment).
(iii) Guidelines for Visually Impaired candidates
These guidelines are subject to change in terms of GOI guidelines/
clarifications, if any, from time to time.