Published: 12th May 2020
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Class 10 exams in TN were initially scheduled to begin on March 27 and end on April 13. However, it was postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the consequent lockdown
The Board examination for Class 10 will be conducted in Tamil Nadu after the COVID-19 outbreak wanes and the resultant lockdown goes, state school education Minister K Sengottaiyan said on Saturday. The exams will be conducted from June 1 to June 12.
A decision was taken based on the recommendations of a high-level education committee and getting concurrence from health officials, he said at Savakkatupalayam village near Gobichettipalayam where he distributed welfare schemes to 450 handloom weavers. The Minister said candidates appearing for the board exams would be seated in line with social distancing norms stem the spread of Coronavirus. All students who will be appearing for the Class 10 exams will be required to wear protective gear like masks and follow social distancing in the premises.
He also added that the board exams of Class 11, which was scheduled on March 26 will be held on June 2 and the re-exam for around 36,000 students of Class 12, who couldn’t write their board exam on March 24 will be conducted on June 4.
The examination schedule for Class 10 students:
June 1 - Language
June 3 - English
June 5 - Mathematics
June 6 - Optional language
June 8 - Science
June 10 - Social Science
June 12 - Vocational subjects
He stated that the decision of transportation options for students to reach the exam centres will be taken by the Chief Minister in the third week of May. For more details on the TN Class 10 exams, the students should refer to the official website dge.tn.gov.in.
Class 10 exams in TN were initially scheduled to begin on March 27 and end on April 13. However, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Edappadi Palaniswami announced on March 21 that the exams will be postponed due to the pandemic and that the new dates will be announced later. Tamil Nadu had also ordered all educational institutions to shut down till March 31 initially as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.