The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K Palaniswami officially announced that the 10th class exams are cancelled this year. All the class 10 students across the state will be promoted based on the quarterly and half-yearly exams and their past attendance. Earlier, the officials of the board have scheduled to conduct the 10th class exams on 15th June 2020. Considering the massive spread of COVID-19 pandemic, the state CM has decided to promote the students.
Meanwhile, the Government has decided to cancel the leftover papers of 11th class students this academic year. The Madras High Court asked the state government to contemplate on the postponement of the 10th and 11th class exams amid the coronavirus crisis across the state. After considering the Madras High Court’s request, the government took this decision.
As per the latest news, the minister said that the decision on 12th class exams in the state will be announced soon. The officials couldn’t conduct the class 11 exams for the papers Chemistry and Accountancy. However, those pending exams are cancelled now. More than 9 lakh students across the state have registered for the board exams this year. The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu disclosed this news about cancelling 10th and 11th exams through an official tweet.
The tweet reads, ‘Students of classes 10th and 11th to be promoted on the basis of quarterly and half-yearly exam results as well as their attendance; their exams stand cancelled. The decision regarding class 12th exams will be taken in coming days: Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami (file pic).’ Intending not to put the lives of lakhs of students at risk, the state government has cancelled the exams.
Speaking about the current situation of the state, a total of 33200 active COVID-19 cases have been reported in Tamil Nadu. Get to know the latest updates about various exams, results and other educational news.