Teachers of Tamil Nadu High and Higher Secondary School Graduate Teachers Association filed a petition to the HC to postpone the board exams of Tamil Nadu for two months as the government pushes the exams in for June 15.
The students facing the board examinations have suffered continuous chaos due to the contagious CoronaVirus pandemic. After the repeated changes in dates to conduct the board examination, the Tamilnadu Government today has finalized the exams, which will be conducted from June 15 to June 26, 2020.
CoronaVirus has totally deformed the routine of the common public in 2020, mainly affecting education and work. Meanwhile, Class 10, 11, and 12 board exams have resumed now with affirmed schedules, and the Tamil Nadu Education Minister Sengottaiyan in consultation with Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has ordered to reopen the hostels for the convenience of students preparing for the board exams from June 11. Alongside the Minister said that the bus facilities would be ensured an inadequate amount for the students and teachers to reach the exam centers.
The exams, which were initially scheduled on March 27, 2020, have witnessed delay due to the continuous two months CoVid lockdown all over the country. After the less CoronaVirus wave inside the State, the government decided to conduct the exams on June 1, and now it’s rescheduled to be held from June 15, 2020.
Due to the curfew of Coronavirus in many parts, Tamil Nadu Education Department has advised the local administration to detect the possible primary & secondary schools having enough space to make them centers for board exams.
There are 12,696 centers for the board exams till now, while 7400 centers for Class 11 and the remaining holds for Class 10, which is all set to qualify nearly 9.5 lakhs students who registered for the board exams.
On the other side, the teachers association in the High Court request the court to postpone the exams and conduct refresher courses for the students as they suffered a lot in this pandemic.