Disabled students to get green stickers on exam papers in Bengaluru

The Department of Technical Education has released a circular for the exam staff about checking exam papers of disabled students.

As per the circular, dyslexic, autistic, visually impaired, speech impaired and other disabled students of diploma courses will be given extra time, besides the guidance of a scribe.

Answer sheets of disabled students has to be tagged with a green sticker and will be sent along with the answer sheets of students without disabilities, says the circular.

Experts have welcomed the green sticker move. They believe that the stickers will help the exam staff to understand and be open to new ideas while checking the papers of disabled kids.

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