PwD Guidelines

Person with Disability (PwD) Certificate: In order to avail application fee concession under the Person with Disability (PwD) category, the candidates should attach a recently obtained valid PwD certificate issued by the competent authority. The same document shall be required to be submitted to the Admitting Institute at the time of admission. The onus of verifying the PwD certificate lies with the Admitting Institute. The JAM Committee will not be responsible for any incorrect declaration of the PwD status of candidates.

Guidelines for PwD Candidates:

  • For PwD candidates with any category of disability (viz., blindness or low vision, hearing impairment, loco-motor disability, and/or cerebral palsy), the benefit will be given in accordance with the Government of India guidelines to only those who have at least 40% permanent physical impairment with respect to a body part/system/extremity/whole body, etc. Such candidates must submit, along with the filled-in Application Form, the Certificate of Disability from a Government Medical Board and should be fit to pursue the Programme. The disability percentage of candidates selected for admission under PwD category may also be required to be certified by a Medical Board, duly constituted by the Admitting Institute. The JAM Organizing Institute will not be responsible for any incorrect declaration of the PwD status of candidates. JAM 2022 will follow the guidelines as mentioned in government regulations. Refer to the guidelines given by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.

  • The facility of a scribe is meant for only those PwD candidates who have physical limitations to write including the speed of writing (Refer to the guidelines). The additional time for examination would be applicable to candidates as per the guidelines.

  • Furthermore, visually challenged PwD candidates may contact the Institute Representative of JAM 2022 through the Invigilator in the examination hall for a magnified/large font question paper on the computer screen.