Tamilnadu Plus One (+1) Exam though a Board Exam its marks will not be taken for Higher Education as reported by Education Minister
The Tamil Nadu Government has said that marks scored by the students in Class 12 (Higher Secondary Second year) will alone be taken in to account for admission in to higher education after 12th std, from the academic year 2018-19.
Earlier, in the Academic Year 2017-18, Tamilnadu Govt announced that the final examination for 11th Std (Plus one) woould be conducted as board exam and marks scored in the same would be taken in to account for admission in to higher education after plus two. It was also ordered that the final examination for each year of Higher Secondary (11th and 12th Std) will be conducted for 600 marks and the total marks secured by the students in these two board exams will be calculated against the Total Marks of 1200 for determining the percentage of marks scored by the students.
Needless to say, Students faces difficulty in this aspect as they have to prepare for three board exams viz.10th Std, 11th Std and 12th Std consecutively for three years. In the Academic Year 2017-18, 11th Std final exams were conducted as Board Examinations and marks were declared. It was also announced tha these marks would be taken in to account along with marks scored by the students in Tamilnadu State Board Class 12th Examination to be conducted at the end of Academic year 2018-19.
However, Mr. Sengottaiyan, Education Minister, Tamilnadu State Govt has now come up with good news to Tamilnadu State Board Students.
While meeting reporters, minister has told that Tamilnadu State Board 11th and 12th Std Higher Secondary Examinations will not have unified score certificate from academic year 2018-19 onwards.
It is also announced that 600 marks will be given separately for Class 12 examination. Public exam will be conducted for plus one but that the score will not taken into account.
Based on the 12th grade score, students can apply for higher education after class 12. The Education Minister has also informed that since Students who are studying in class 10th, 11th and 12th are facing mental stress, this decision has been taken.