In what came as a huge surprise to the students, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced that the students of 9th, 10th and 11th standard will be promoted without exams.
Making the announcement under the Rule 110 in the Assembly today, Palaniswami said that the decision was made in the light of Covid 19 Pandemic.
Palaniswami also said that several parents and teachers had requested the government to cancel the exams for the classes 9,10, and 11.
Sources said that the marks for the final exams will be based on the internal assessment of the students. The marks for the pending examination will be divided into two parameters.