Applicants with disabilities will be able to apply to several universities

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotosensibilizatora. Archival photoApplicants with disabilities will be able to apply to several universities© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The Federation Council on Wednesday approved a law providing for the right of disabled students to apply to several universities.

The current procedure involves out-of-competition receipt of disabled students in universities within the quota, and if it is exceeded, between them there is a contest for admission to the University. The current procedure, therefore, does not guarantee the admission of a disabled successfully passed the exams.

The law aims to recovery for children with disabilities, disabled groups I and II the opportunity to exercise the right of hors Concours admission to study on bachelor and specialist degrees at the expense of budget allocations within the quota, subject to successful passing of entrance test by submitting applications to several universities (up to five, respectively), stated in the explanatory Memorandum.

This right is proposed to give disabled children, disabled persons of I and II groups, disabled from childhood and disabled due to war injuries or disease received during military service.

In addition, under the bill, the part of disabled students to enter higher education, where there are additional examinations relevant or creative direction, not the end of the exam, and exam results.

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