TN SSLC Examination Schedule: Tamil Nadu School Education Minister, KA Sengottaiyan has stated that the Schedule for conducting the pending TN SSLC examinations 2020 will be announced in June 2020. The minister while speaking to the media stated that the School Education department of the state is working on preparing a schedule for the Tamil Nadu Class 10 examinations which will be held in June 2020 along with taking necessary steps to begin the evaluation process for the class 12 examination.
Tamil Nadu Board conducted the first and second-year HSE examinations in March 2020 while the class 10 examinations were scheduled to begin towards the end of March 2020.
The TN HSE second year (Class12) exams were conducted from March 2 to 24, 2020 while the first year exams were conducted from March 4 to 26, 2020. The SSLC examinations were scheduled to be conducted from March 27 to April 13, 2020.
Due to the 21 day lockdown announced in the country on March 24, 2020, until April 14, 2020, the board was unable to conduct the SSLC examinations this academic year.
According to reports, nearly 9.45 lakh students were expected to appear for the TN SSLC examinations in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
Nationwide lockdown extended
The central government has extended the nationwide lockdown for the third consecutive time until May 17, 2020. Although the lockdown has been extended the government has lifted certain restrictions on activities and services while the educational institutions remain under the list of services that are prohibited during the lockdown across the country. Due to this, the examinations along with the regular academic activities of the different schools and universities across the country have been stalled.