DU Admissions 2022: Everything You Need to Know About UG Admissions in PwBD Category

Delhi University (DU) has conducted a series of awareness webinars on the college admission process. The fourth day of the series (September 30) was for admissions to SC, ST, OBC-NCL, EWS and PwBD categories. A professor of the university’s Political Science Department and an officer on special duty of the Equal Opportunity Cell, Bipin Tiwari, shared details about the PwBD quota.

Information on criteria, formats and documents can also be found in the information bulletin on the DU website. The university has asked the candidates to prepare all the required documents in the prescribed format before the last date (October 10). Students should also have a note of the login credentials they used to register on the portal.

Disability categories under PwBD quota?

The university has included categories within the broad divisions of locomotor disabilities, visual disabilities, intellectual disability, mental behavior, disability caused by chronic neurological conditions, and multiple disabilities. The sub-categories along with details about who can opt for reservation are mentioned on the university website: (https://admission.uod.ac.in/?UG-Admissions/Reservation-Policies)

Documents for candidates applying under PwBD quota

A medical certificate issued by a public hospital is the most important document without which admission to any course in the university will not be allowed. Candidates are requested to get the medical certificate before 10th October. No application will be accepted after this date. The certificate must be in the prescribed format and additional documents such as unique disability identifier ands preferred but optional?

Provisions for visually impaired candidates

Faced with any inconvenience during the admission process, visually impaired candidates can contact the customer service from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM by phone or through physical visits. Each university has a fully functional habilitation unit that assists students from the time of admission to graduation day.

“The portal is easy to use. In case of any inconvenience, every college has opened a help desk. You can go and fill the form. The admission branch also has chatbot provisions and you can ask questions. Also there are 10 helplines to call. You can send a letter to [email protected] There are interns who will help you in the field and help you fill the form,” said Dean (admissions) Haneet Gandhi, which was part of the webinar.

DU offers accessible reading material for visually impaired students.

Other provisions for PwBD students

DU will not charge any additional fee except token fee which varies among all universities. The university also plans to implement a Disability Studies Center this year to create an inclusive space for its students. Courses on sign languages ​​and skills development will be introduced. The university will try to provide its PwBD students with the necessary support and facilities during the university.

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