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TN HSC Exam 2021: Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 evaluation criteria released

The Tamil Nadu government has announced the evaluation criteria for class 12 board exams 2021, giving 50 per cent weightage to class 10 board examination scores. The government had earlier announced the cancellation of exams to the Plus Two board for 2020-2021 due to the covid-19 pandemic. Later, the government constituted a committee comprising officials including the Principal Secretary of the Department of Higher Education, the Vice-Chancellor of Madras University and the headmasters of schools to submit a report to the government on the system of evaluating marks for students. Accordingly, the 10-member committee recommended the evaluation criteria with different weightage. Chief Minister M K Stalin announced how the Plus Two results will be computed this year. An official release quoting Stalin said 50 per cent weightage will be given to class X board exam marks (average of three subjects with high marks) while…