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Facilities & Provision for Differently Abled Students

Initiatives taken by the Veer Naramd South Gujarat University for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) – Divyangjan

The goal of Veer Narmad South Gujarat University is to create a society inclusive of all persons and equally treat all members of society. In creating such a society, the University aims to foster and nurture an environment of understanding and mutual respect for all persons' dignity and worth, especially Persons with Disabilities (Pwd). In this direction, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University strives to provide support and facilitate the accommodation of individuals with disabilities so that all may share the same level of access to opportunities, participate in the full range of activities that the University offers, and achieve their full potential as members of the University family. The University worked to minimize the adverse effects of barriers, including physical, environmental, attitudinal, communication and technological barriers that may prevent the full participation of Persons with Disability in the University community.

To facilitate Persons with Disabilities (PwD); the Veer Naramd South Gujarat University took the following initiatives.

Provisions for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) – Divyangjan
(1) As per the Post Graduate Enrolment Rule No 6 (3) (ix); Before finalizing admissions to Post Graduate Courses (in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Education and Rural Studies) it will be ensured that the candidates belonging to the following categories are admitted to the Post Graduate Courses to the extent indicated against each of them provided they satisfy the minimum requirements for admission :

Sr. No.




Scheduled Castes



Scheduled Tribes



Socially and Educationally Backward Class



Physically Handicapped


(2) As per the Ph.D Ordinance 3.3; the women candidates and Persons with Disability (more than 40% disability) shall be allowed a relaxation of two years for Ph.D. in the maximum duration. In addition, the women candidates shall be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave once in the entire duration of Ph.D. for up to 240 days.


The infrastructure of the university is Divyang friendly. To cater to the special needs of Divyang students and visitors, all the departmental buildings provides the Divyang friendly facilities like ramp with railing, and wheelchair for their mobility. Some of the departments have designated wash rooms, and many other departments have made necessary changes in their washrooms to meet their requirements.


The facility of Scribe is provided to any person with physical disability as described and has limitation in writing including that of speed. The facility is be provided upon written request from physically disabled student.

Ramp and Lifts:

To make the University disable friendly the campus has lifts, strategically connected ramps on the campus

Screen reader and Font Enlargement

To enable the differently-abled readers to easily access the online library resources, a screen reader extension is made available on all the computers in the Library. The screen reader extension converts all the text in the browser to speech, thus enabling a differently-abled reader to go through the entire content available in the browser.

The university syndicate has also approved the use of screen reader software for differently-abled students during online mcqs exams.

The university website is designed keeping in mind the need of differently-abled students. The website has facility of screen reader and font enlargement.