TN SSC 10th board exams postponed in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry due to coronavirus
TN SSC 10th board exams 2020 postponed: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami announced postponement of class 10th board exams to April 15 in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.Updated: Mar 21, 2020 18:07 IST
Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami announced on Saturday the postponement of class 10th board examinations in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. The examination has been postponed to April 15. The CM made this announcement in the state assembly. The decision has been taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The Tamil Nadu SSC board exams were scheduled to begin on March 27 and end on April 13. However, the commencement of the exam has been postponed to April 15.
Palaniswami said about 9.45 lakh students are registered to appear for the TN SSC class 10th board exams in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
Till now, 271 Indians have been infected by the coronavirus that has been declared as pandemic. India has recorded a total of four deaths due to coronavirus. Other state boards including that Punjab, Kerala, Telangana, Maharashtra have also postponed their exams. CBSE and ICSE board exams have also been postponed to prevent the spread of coronavirus.