CHENNAI: School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi on Monday announced the timetable for final exams of Classes 10,11 and 12 for the academic year 2022-23. Overall 27.30 lakh students from these classes will be writing the exam.
As per the announcement, the board exam for Class 12 will be conducted between March 13 and April 4. About 8.80 lakh students from 7,600 schools will be writing the exam at 3,169 exam centres across Tamil Nadu.
* Class 12
From 13-3-23 to 3-4-2023
Students - 8.8 lakh
* Class 11
From 14-3-23 to 5-4-23
Students - 8.5 lakh
* Class 10
From 6-4-23 to 20-4-23
Students - 10 lakh
Subsequently, the final exam for Class 11 students will be held between March 14 and April 5. About 8.50 lakh students from 7,600 schools are set to appear for the exam at 3,169 exam centres.
And in the case of Class 10, the exams have been scheduled between April 6 and April 20 for 10 lakh students from 12,800 schools, set to write at 3,986 exam centres, announced the education department.
The three-hours examination will be held from 10:15 am till 1:15 pm. Meanwhile, the practical exams will begin in February and will be completed in March third week.
Speaking to the media persons, the minister said, “Respective district Chief Education Officers (CEOs) and school principals have been instructed to complete the portions on time. Also, it is to be noted that full portions will be conducted for 2023 final exams, unlike the previous year.”
Citing TN slipping to 3rd portion in the Performance Grading Index (PGI), Poyyamozhi clarified, “The assessment was taken before DMK government came to power. But this year there will surely be an improvement.”