543 students with disabilities from Ajmer region to write CBSE board exams
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams are starting in the first week of March. Exams for Classes 10 and 12 will have 543 students with disabilities appearing from Ajmer.
Gujarat falls into the Ajmer region as per the CBSE classification. Other states in the Ajmer region are Maharashtra and Rajasthan.
From the Ajmer region alone, 1,81,306 students will be appearing for the class 10 exams. From class 12, 1,43,229 students will take the class 12 board exams. Of this, there are 338 students with disabilities from class 10. There are 205 students with disabilities taking the class 12 exams.
Students with dyslexia, mobility challenges, those with vision impairments, deaf and the hard of hearing, among others will take the exams across 152 centers.
There will also be students with diabetes who will take the board exams. They will be allowed to carry food items like glucose, chocolates and snacks along with a bottle of water. They need to get a medical certificate and prior permission from the concerned authorities before bringing these items inside the exam hall.
Another relief for class 10 students is that CBSE has decided to make the pass mark 33%.