Withdrawing its earlier order, the Tamil Nadu government on Friday decided not to allow schools to conduct school entrance exams for Class 11 admission, instead, government or government-aided schools could increase the number of seats in Class 11 by 10-15 per cent. In its previous circular on Thursday, M.K. The Stalin government said schools could take entrance exams for Class 11 admissions, as Class 10 exams were canceled amid the Kovid-19 epidemic.
The Department of School Education has said in its new circular that if schools receive a large number of applications for Class XI, they can consider Class 9 marks to allow admission.
Tamil Nadu HSC +1 classes will start in the third week of June under the guidelines issued on Tuesday. However, soon the exact schedule T.N. Will be declared by the Directorate through Government Examinations.
The Tamil Nadu government has canceled the 12th standard examinations due to the Kovid-19 epidemic and formed a special committee to decide on the criteria for evaluation. The decision to cancel Class 12 exams in the state came after the cancellation of CBSE Class 12 board exams.
The current coronavirus situation in Tamil Nadu will only get worse if Class 12 exams are taken. After Karnataka, the state has the most active Kovid-19 cases in the country.
Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has also urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to cancel the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) this year, and allow his state to fill medical seats on the basis of Class 12 marks.
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