Tamil Nadu: Students of Classes 9, 10, 11 to be promoted without exam

Tamil Nadu reopened schools for Classes 10 and 12 on January 18 and for Classes 9 and 11 on February 8.

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Team Careers360 | Feb 25, 2021 - 12:45 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami announced on Thursday that students of Classes 9, 10 and 11 will not have examinations this year. The decision was taken keeping in mind the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Tamil Nadu chief minister also said that students of these classes need not go to school since they will be passed without examinations.

Students of Classes 9, 10 and 11 will be promoted to the next class without taking exams, in the light of COVID-19 pandemic, the chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said in the state legislative assembly, according to Asian News International.

Tamil Nadu reopened schools for Classes 9 and 11 on February 8. The state had already reopened schools for Classes 10 and 12 on January 18.

Last year, the state government had declared all SSLC (Class 10) students to have passed without conducting board examinations. The students were passed based on their performance in internal assessments.

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