Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: The results of the Standard VIII examinations taken by private candidates will be made available on Thursday at the respective examination centres, according to a press release issued by the Directorate of Government Examinations.

Candidates would be allowed to check their results after 2 p.m. The results would also be made available online at and

Students who have cleared all the subjects in the Standard VIII examinations and also meet the age criterion can obtain the application forms for taking the Standard X board examinations as private candidates this year from the joint director's office after verifying their marks, the release added.

Private candidates appearing for the Standard X examinations of the Matriculation or Anglo Indian stream can obtain their hall tickets from the following centres depending on their educational district:

Chengalpattu – St. Mary's Matric. HSS., Tambaram (East); Kancheepuram – WTM HSS., Walajabad; Ponneri – DAV Matric. HSS., Mogappair; Tiruvallur – Christ King Matric HSS., Manavalanagar; Chennai South – N.K.T.National Girls HSS., Triplicane; Chennai Central – Annai Velankanni Matric. HSS., Saidapet; Chennai East – Port & Dock HSS.; Chennai North – Dr. Alagappa Matric. HSS., Purasawalkam and Anglo Indian – Christ Church Anglo Indian HSS., Anna Salai. On the first day of the examinations, students should submit a self-addressed envelop with a Rs.30 stamp at the centre, the release said.