Differently Abled Candidates: (3% of seats within the sanctioned intake)


In compliance to Government directives on disability guidelines issued by the office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities vide Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, New Delhi notification no. 16-18/97 dated 01st June 2001 and University Grants Commission Notification No. F.6-1/2006 (CPP-II/SCT) dated 30/09/2009, SIU has made provision of reserving 3% seats for Differently Abled Category (DAC) candidates in all the programmes offered by all the Institutes of SIU.

The types of disabilities covered are:-

  1. Vision Impairment
  2. Hearing Impairment
  3. Locomotors Disabilities
  4. Mental Retardation
  5. Multiple Disabilities
  6. Dyslexia

A candidate claiming admission under DAC will be provisionally admitted under the said category. Thereafter, the candidate will be required to obtain an ‘Authentication Certificate’.The candidate will have to get the disability certificate authenticated by Medical Board of Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Centre (SUHRC). Once the certificate is found authentic and correct by the Medical Board, SUHRC, his/her eligibility will be certified under the DA category.

*Differently Abled (DA) candidate means a candidate having any of the disabilities in accordance with the Persons with Disabilities Act – 1995 and as per revised Gazette of India Registered no: DL – (N)04/0007/2003-16 dated December 28,2016. The candidate will have to get the disability certificate authenticated by Medical Board of Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Centre (SUHRC). Once the certificate is found authentic and correct by the Medical Board, SUHRC, his/her eligibility will be certified under the DA category. Process to be followed for Differently Abled Candidates (DAC):

A Differently Abled category candidate is requested to upload his/her Medical Certificate issued by a competent authority at the time of registration for ascertaining percentage of the disability. The candidate failing to do this will be considered under the Open Category.

 Note – If a candidate selects Differently Abled Category in the Registration form and s/he requires scribe/writer facility please note SIU will not be providing scribe/writer. The candidate has to make her/his own arrangement for scribe/writer. The qualification of scribe/writer should be maximum Class XII passed. Candidate should send the request to info@snaptest.org in case scribe/writer is required.

During the test, as per SIU Examination norms, a Differently Abled Candidate is provided with 20 minutes of compensatory time for every 60 minutes of test.

In compliance to Government directives on disability guidelines issued by the office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities vide Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, New Delhi notification no. 16-18/97 dated 01st June 2001 and University Grants Commission Notification No. F.6-1/2006 (CPP-II/SCT) dated 30/09/2009, SIU has made provision of reserving 3% seats for Differently Abled Category (DAC) candidates in all the programmes offered by all the Institutes of SIU.

The types of disabilities covered are:-

  1. Vision Impairment
  2. Hearing Impairment
  3. Locomotors Disabilities
  4. Mental Retardation
  5. Multiple Disabilities
  6. Dyslexia

A candidate claiming admission under DAC will be provisionally admitted under the said category. Thereafter, the candidate will be required to obtain an ‘Authentication Certificate’.The candidate will have to get the disability certificate authenticated by Medical Board of Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Centre (SUHRC). Once the certificate is found authentic and correct by the Medical Board, SUHRC, his/her eligibility will be certified under the DA category.

*Differently Abled (DA) candidate means a candidate having any of the disabilities in accordance with the Persons with Disabilities Act – 1995 and as per revised Gazette of India Registered no: DL – (N)04/0007/2003-16 dated December 28,2016. The candidate will have to get the disability certificate authenticated by Medical Board of Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Centre (SUHRC). Once the certificate is found authentic and correct by the Medical Board, SUHRC, his/her eligibility will be certified under the DA category. Process to be followed for Differently Abled Candidates (DAC):

A Differently Abled category candidate is requested to upload his/her Medical Certificate issued by a competent authority at the time of registration for ascertaining percentage of the disability. The candidate failing to do this will be considered under the Open Category.

 Note – If a candidate selects Differently Abled Category in the Registration form and s/he requires scribe/writer facility please note SIU will not be providing scribe/writer. The candidate has to make her/his own arrangement for scribe/writer. The qualification of scribe/writer should be maximum Class XII passed. Candidate should send the request to info@snaptest.org in case scribe/writer is required.

During the test, as per SIU Examination norms, a Differently Abled Candidate is provided with 20 minutes of compensatory time for every 60 minutes of test.