Students from grades 1 to 9 who study at schools affiliated with the Tamil Nadu administration will have to attend schools to write the final exams. The students will only have to go to the schools for the exam and not for regular classes. Due to the massive heat wave, in-person classes have been suspended and will be held in online mode only.
The decision came after educators and parents demanded that students only be allowed to attend school for exams, as the heat waves are harsh or their health would be affected. The Minister of Education had said that the students from class 1 to 9 would only come to the school on the day of the exam.
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Regarding the reopening of schools in the state, School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh has said, “As the impact of the summer sun is great, the decision will be announced after taking into account the early school holidays.”
The datasheet for the final exams class 1 to 9 has already been released. In a statement, the school education department said: “The Tamil Nadu School Education Board has already published the timetable for conducting year-end examinations for students in grades one to nine in all types of schools.
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According to reports, classes 1 to 9 in the respective districts will only be taught on the days announced by the district primary education officer for the final exam and no classes will be held on other days.
The board exam for class 12 students has now started on May 5 and class 10 on May 6. The exams will continue until May 30. The Class 11 exams will be held from May 10 to May 31. The government has made face masks mandatory for students in schools. The results of class 12 will be released on June 23 and class 10 on June 17.
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