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COVID-19: TN Class 10 Board 2020 Exams Rescheduled to 15 June

The announcement comes as a surprise as the state has been one of the worst hit by COVID-19, with over 11,000 cases.

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The Tamil Nadu Education Board on Tuesday, 19 May, announced that the class 10 SSLC Board exams have been postponed from 1 June further to 15-25 June. The announcement came as no surprise as Tamil Nadu is one of the most affected states in India with over 11,000 cases.

Over 9 lakh students will be appearing for the class 10 board exams in the state. A Times of India reports quotes Tamil Nadu Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan as saying that buses will be operate across the state, including tribal hamlets, to pick up and drop students during the exam.

“Since the lockdown has now been extended till 31 May, we have postponed the conduct of the exams from 1 June to 15 June. Further instructions regarding the same will be announced within the next few days,” Sengottaiyan said.

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As per the revised schedule, students will take up the language paper on 15 June, English paper on 17 June, Maths paper on 19 June, optional language paper on 20 June, science paper on 22 June and social science paper on 24 June. The vocational subject exam will be held on 25 June.

Tamil Nadu Class 10 SSLC Board 2020 Exam Timetable

Subject NameDate
Language15 June 2020
English 17 June 2020
Mathematics19 June 2020
Option Language20 June 2020
Science22 June 2020
Social science 24 June 2020
Vocational 25 June 2020

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