- 21 Dec 2021
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Exam-conducting bodies must support candidates with disabilities
As a recent Supreme Court judgment shows, reasonable accommodations, such as compensatory time to enable them to finish an exam, should be made
This opinion was published in Indian Express on December 21, 2021.
About the Authors
Rahul Bajaj is Senior Resident Fellow, Partnerships, in the Research Director’s Office. He manages Vidhi’s partnerships with academic institutions, think-tanks and other mutually beneficial partnerships. He also works on developing grassroot networks and collaborative partnerships in select areas of Vidhi’s work. He is responsible for coordinating research work in the Research Director’s Office, in particular on Vidhi’s research projects related to COVID-19. Rahul studied law at the University of Nagpur, graduating as the gold medallist in the university. After working at Trilegal, Delhi’s disputes practice for a year, he pursued his postgraduate legal education at the University of Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar. On returning to India, Rahul clerked for Supreme Court judge D. Y. Chandrachud before joining Vidhi.
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