[AI] Exemption to blind law graduates from appearing AIBE

Narendra Sathe sathe.narendra at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 06:11:27 EDT 2018


Hello all

This was just in order to gain views and opinions. I do agree  with
views of you all and lets stop this discussion now.

On 9/1/18, Ajay Minocha <ajayminocha2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Very disappointed to see the approach, our first focus should be to
> develop our own skillset rather than seeking exemption.
>
> Like Vineet mentioned above, I have also appeared for many open book
> exams during my PG at IIM Indore and didn't feel that my vision
> impairment presented any extra issues. Some little extra steps like
> preparing print-outs with points marked as bold for the convenience of
> scribe, keeping my laptop in good condition etc, helped me compete at
> par with other participants.
>
> Cheers,
> Ajay
>
> On 01/09/2018, turab chimthanawala <turabhvc at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Narendra,
>> Like others I am disappointed at your approach.
>> We should focus on reasonable accommodation and not exemption.
>> In my Company Secretary curriculum I gave an Open book exam. Despite
>> repeated requests, the CS Institute did not allow me access to soft
>> copy material. Hence, I had my text books fully marked up and had a
>> practice session with my scribe (who had no idea of the subject).
>> Though it was quite tedious and exhausting for me and my scribe I did
>> eventually get good grades. And with utmost respect, there was a lot
>> at stake in this paper (as compared to the AIB), not only are the
>> questions  challenging but God forbade if I didn't clear that subject,
>> I would have to write the entire group again.
>> My suggestion would be use a laptop if permitted, if not mark up your
>> text books and aclamatise your scribe with the process.
>> Best
>> Turab
>>
>>
>> On 9/1/18, Amar Jain <amarjain at amarjain.com> wrote:
>>> Very sorry to see the approach.
>>>
>>> Think of using laptop which equips you with the skills to deal with an
>>> open
>>> book exam, rather then seeking exemption for no good reason. And if
>>> computer
>>> is not your forte, then focus on Braille.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Amar Jain
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>>> On 01-Sep-2018, at 3:02 AM, Vineet Kumar <vineet94313 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hello Team
>>>>
>>>> I have given several open book exam during my study at IIM Bangalore n
>>>> feel open book cn be used to one’s advantage with the ability to quickly
>>>> look for answers by Find Tab.As Rahul has mentioned,Equal footing is
>>>> important
>>>>
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>
>>>>> On 31-Aug-2018, at 5:20 PM, Narendra Sathe <sathe.narendra at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hello all
>>>>> Greetings for the day
>>>>>
>>>>> As you all might be aware that the Bar Council of India has made it
>>>>> mandetary to all law graduates who have obtained their degree in law
>>>>> post 2009-2010 to give the All India Bar Examination (AIBE).  It is
>>>>> only after successfully clearing this exam that the candidate will
>>>>> receive his certificate of practise in law. This exam is conducted in
>>>>> open book form. Thus blind law graduates who intend to give this exam
>>>>> would obviously require to depend on their scribe in order to search
>>>>> the relevant answers from the material in hand. So I feel that blind
>>>>> law graduates should be exempted from this exam. I think bblind law
>>>>> graduates should be exempted from appearing AIBE.
>>>>> I request fellow access members to give their views on this topic
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards
>>>>> Narendra Sathe
>>>>>
>>>>>
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