Tamil Nadu Govt cancels class 10 & 11 public exams -
The Tamil Nadu government has cancelled the 10th & 11th exams in the state today.
The Tamil Nadu state public exams for class 10th or TN SSLC were about to commence on June 15, 2020, in the state. Today, on June 9, 2020 the Government has cancelled the TN Public exams for classes 10th and 11th both as per the latest update. According to Tamil Nadu CM, the situation is not convincing enough to hold exams in the state due to high numbers of corona virus cases.
According to news agency ANI, the Palaniswami said that the decision regarding Class 12th exams in the state will be taken by the government in the coming days.
The announcement comes a day after Madras High Court, on Monday, said that the state government should consider postponement of Tamil Nadu Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) or Class 10 board examination due to the mounting number of COVID-19 cases.
Tamil Nadu Class 10 board examination 2020 was scheduled to commence from 15 June. The Madras High Court was hearing a petition by a teachers’ association challenging the decision of the Tamil Nadu government to conduct the exam amid the pandemic. The court said that the state government cannot put lives of more than nine lakh students at stake.