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Gujarat's Class III topper with learning disability aspires to become IPS officer

"We found the child to be a bit different, so we took him for an IQ (Intelligence Quotient) test at the civil hospital, the psychiatrist said the child had a learning disability" said Superintendent

Published on 6th May 2023

"Six Months into the course and still no room!" – JNUSU protests for hostel issues

Students claim Dr Shantishree Pandit, JNU V-C, has suggested that if students want better facilities, they should opt for private institutions when concerns about water crisis were raised

Published on 24th April 2023

Failing the test: No Braille questionnaire; deafblind Prof Tomkinson turned away from UGC-NET, again 

By simply requesting a question paper he could read, Prof Miranda Tomkinson's voice echoed the urgent need for greater accessibility towards those with disabilities

Published on 28th March 2023

TN Class XII board exams commence with over 5,000 PwD and 90 prisoners among students

The valuation of the examination papers is to begin on April 10 with the government deploying 48,000 postgraduate teachers

Published on 13th March 2023

Coach Calling: How to maintain 'respect-ability' when it comes to people with special needs

From mistakes we make to the ABC rule we should know, The Coach is here to tell a lot more

Published on 28th December 2022

IIT Bombay to set up Persons with Disability (PwD) cell on campus. What are its responsibilities?

The cell is expected to develop a grievance redressal policy for dealing with issues pertaining to PwD in a timely manner and a policy on evaluation of PwD students

Published on 20th December 2022

CLAT 2023: Petitioner challenges stringent conditions imposed on PwD to avail scribes

The petitioner contends that the eligibility conditions set out by the Consortium are "excessive and arbitrary"

Published on 10th December 2022

JNU: Students claim reservation policy flouted in hostel allotment again, plan protests on November 24

Students submitted a memorandum yesterday, November 21, to immediately implement reservation policies in hostel allotment and more

Published on 22nd November 2022

University of Hyderabad: Last date to apply for integrated PG courses is today, October 12

Students who are interested in applying but have not registered yet can visit the official website — uohydcuet.samarth.edu.in 

Published on 12th October 2022

PwD medical aspirants, disability certificates and discrimination: Activists, students speak up

Dr Satendra Singh claims that there are only 15 centres all over India that test the disability. He cites this as discrimination because "why only few test centres for PwDs?" he questions

Published on 20th September 2022

Fellowship disbursement delay: OBC, SC, PwD and other scholars share their owes

It is the NFOBC, NFPWD, NFSC and MANF awardees across India who are facing this problem. As a result of the long delays, some don't even have enough money to sustain themselves

Published on 26th August 2022

CUET-UG Phase 5 starts tomorrow! Here are some not-to-miss last-minute tips

The exam will be held till August 23, 2022. The hall tickets for the Phase 5 exam have already been released

Published on 20th August 2022

NEET PG 2022: Portal for issuing PwD certificates opens; Round I Counselling to begin in September

The MCC has issued an important notice today meant for the PwD candidates. The portal for the generation of PwD certificates is likely to open on August 8

Published on 8th August 2022

JEE Mains 2022 results are out. So now, what are the criteria for JEE (Advanced) 2022?

Those who were accepted in an IIT through JoSAA 2022 and did not report, withdrew from seat allotment round or their admission was cancelled can attempt JEE Advanced 2022

Published on 8th August 2022

JNU: As students continue to ask for a more accessible campus for PwD students, this MPhil scholar starts an online petition

Members of AISA at JNU had earlier on July 1 written to the VC to consider improving facilities for specially-abled students

Published on 23rd July 2022

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