TN Board Exam 2020 Update: Tamil Nadu School Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan has clarified that TN SSLC Exam 2020 Dates for the pending papers will be announced only after lockdown. He also confirmed that evaluation work for TN 12th Result 2020 for HSE Exam will be declared only after national lockdown is lifted on 3rd May. The clarification comes from the state school education minister amid the rising concerns of students and parents and rumours about declaration of TN 12th Result 2020 soon. Tamil Nadu School Education Minister confirmed these and few other details related to board exams and the school education during the lockdown announced due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Evaluation for TN 12th / HSE Exam 2020 to commence after Lockdown
According to a tweet sent out by the state school education minister, the Directorate of Government Education, Tamil Nadu will resume or commence the evaluation process for the Plus Two or HSC Exam of 12th Class students only after the national lockdown ends on 3rd May 2020. The clarification on this front comes amid the rumour storm which suggested that TN 12th Result 2020 will be declared soon by DGETN. However, the minister has now confirmed that the results will be declared only after evaluation work is completed once the lockdown ends.
Pending SSLC Exams to be held after Lockdown Ends
In addition to providing clarification about the HSE / 12th Class Results, the Education Minister also briefed concerned students and parents about the pending papers of Tamil Nadu SSLC Exam 2020. According to the tweet of the minister, SSLC Exams 2020 for Class 10 students will be held by the Tamil Nadu Board only after the lockdown ends. The minister said that currently the board has not finalized any dates for the pending exams, as the situation around COVID-19 pandemic is still in fluid state. However, the board will soon finalize a date and inform students about the 10th Class Exam papers and when will they be held.
Private Schools Ordered Not to Charge Fees for Lockdown Period
Considering the hardships faced by the people of the state due to the national lockdown, especially on the economic front, the state school education minister said that the Education Department of Tamil Nadu Government has issued orders to all private schools not to charge advance fees for the lockdown period. He also added that if any school is found to be charging fee in violation of the order, appropriate action will be taken.