TN SSLC / HSE Board Exam 2021: With schools still closed in the state due to the pandemic; the Tamil Nadu State Govt is planning to reduce the burden of the curriculum on the students by announcing a reduction in the overall syllabus. As per media reports, the State Education Minister is likely to submit a report by 30th November to the Chief Minister, recommended slashing of syllabus for TN 10th and 12th Public Exams 2021 by nearly 40 to 50%.
18 Member Expert Committee Setup
With the Board Exams or Public Exams approaching fast, the state government has setup an 18 member committee to looking into the matter of reduction of the course curriculum and syllabus. The committee has been tasked with preparing a detailed report on slashing of syllabus for SSLC and HSE +1 and HSE +2 i.e. Class 12 by end of the month. Following the compilation of the report, the State Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan is expected to present the report to the Chief Minister by 30th November. Sources close to the committee have hinted that the report may stress on reduction of syllabus by 40 – 50 per cent.
Decision by 5th December
After the submission of the report by the Expert Committee, the state government is expected to take a final decision about reduction in the school syllabus in 5 days. This means that students will get to know if the exam syllabus for SSLC i.e. Class 10 and HSE +1 and HSE +2 Exams is reduced on or before 5th December 2020. Along with confirming the timeline for the decision on reduction of school syllabus, the state government also dismissed the news of conducting half yearly examinations online amid rising speculation and rumours about the same.