Class 10 exams cancelled in Tamil Nadu; students to be promoted based on previous results: CM Palaniswami

First Published 9, Jun 2020, 3:19 PM

 The Tamil Nadu government has cancelled Class 10 and 11 exams in view of the rising number of coronavirus cases in the state.
 

<p>Tamil Nadu government announced that the public examination for SSLC and the pending subjects for Plus 1 course for the academic year 2019-20 have been cancelled and all students will be promoted without examinations.</p>

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Tamil Nadu government announced that the public examination for SSLC and the pending subjects for Plus 1 course for the academic year 2019-20 have been cancelled and all students will be promoted without examinations.

 

<p>Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday said that Plus 2 course examinations for the pending subjects are postponed. The dates for these examinations will be announced later.</p>

Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday said that Plus 2 course examinations for the pending subjects are postponed. The dates for these examinations will be announced later.

<p>Students of these classes will be promoted on the basis of quarterly and half-yearly exam results as well as their attendance</p>

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Students of these classes will be promoted on the basis of quarterly and half-yearly exam results as well as their attendance

 

 

<p>Tamil Nadu government was questioned by the Madras high court over the plans of conducting Class 10 board exams<br />
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Tamil Nadu government was questioned by the Madras high court over the plans of conducting Class 10 board exams
 

<p>The court had also asked the government to state the reason behind the hurry in conducting exams amid the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state</p>

The court had also asked the government to state the reason behind the hurry in conducting exams amid the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state

<p>The decision to cancel examinations comes a day after the Tamil Nadu high court lashed out at the state government, highlighting that conducting the Class 10 exams was unlike the re-opening of the TASMAC (state-run liquor outlets) during the lockdown.</p>

The decision to cancel examinations comes a day after the Tamil Nadu high court lashed out at the state government, highlighting that conducting the Class 10 exams was unlike the re-opening of the TASMAC (state-run liquor outlets) during the lockdown.

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