Tamil Nadu School Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan on Thursday (May 21) ruled out further postponement of the Class 10 board exams.
After receiving ₹1.6 crore from the Elementary School Teachers Association for the Tamilnadu Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, the Minister said, “Due to the extension of the COVID-19 lockdown till May 31, it was necessary to postpone the examination to June 15.”
“Now there is no scope for further postponement, and we are making arrangements to teach the hill area students through online,” he said.
“The Class 10 examination would be conducted in over 12,500 centres as against 3,084 centres last year. In every centre, social distancing would be followed for accommodating the students to write the examination,” he said.
We are arranging the students to write the examination at their own schools, for which a detailed report will be released soon, the Education Minister added.
Earlier, he inaugurated a new vehicle to be used for cleaning the streets and roads under the Smart City Programme.