Query related to PwD candidates

Q1. Who can claim a PwD status?
The percentage of disability has to be at least 40 as per government notification, see here and here. Also see the Gazette notification.

Q2. What are the details of the guidelines that will be followed about PwD candidates writing GATE 2016 examination?

GATE 2016 will follow the guidelines as mentioned in the government order.

Please refer to
http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/content/en/docs/omguide.pdf and
http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/content/en/docs/CCDLetters.pdf
(in particular, to Page 5 for the clarification issued by CCPD on 18.03.2013).