Tamil Nadu government has cancelled the Tamil Nadu class 10 board exams due to a sudden rise in COVID-19 cases in the state. Tamil Nadu’s Health Secretary said, “In the state, class 10th exams have been cancelled. This will prevent the congregation of students. We’ve had episodes of COVID infection in 14 schools in the Thanjavur district. Here, we are focusing on micro-containment and cancelling non-essential activity.”
Earlier, TN class 10 board exams were to be conducted from 5 May to 31 May 2021, which was revised from 3 May to 21 May 2021. However, the government has cancelled the exams for class 10 students.
The Central Board of Secondary Education, UP board, Haryana board, Chattisgarh board, Maharashtra and Bihar board have also postponed the board exams for classes 10 and 12. However, CBSE has cancelled the class 10 board exams, and students will be promoted to the next academic year based on internal marks. All the state boards will issue the new date sheet after reviewing the COVID-19 cases in the country.