The Tamil Nadu government will strictly enforce social distancing norms for the students appearing for Class 10 board exams, besides establishing special examination centres for the benefit of those in the containment zones.
The exams are scheduled from June 15.
46.37 lakh board students to get masks:
Also, it has been planned to distribute masks to about 46.37 lakh students of class 10 and higher secondary, besides teachers and other staff during the examination period. Aiming to allay apprehensions of parents and students over the possible contract of COVID-19 while appearing for the board exams, the government said a total of 12,690 examination centres have been readied for the students.
About 9.7 lakh students will appear for the exams, since rescheduled following request from parents, it said.
Further, the students coming from other districts or states would not be quarantined, but instead allowed to write the exams in separate halls within the common centres. Both the examination and evaluation centres will be disinfected twice a day