In a marginal increase from last year, 94.03% students who took up the Class 12 board exams in Tamil Nadu have cleared them. In 2022, 93.80% students passed the exams.
Minister for School Education Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi announced the results, and said that Virudhunagar at 97.85%, Tiruppur with 97.79%, and Perambalur at 97.59% districts are the districts with the highest pass percentages.
A total of 8.03 lakh candidates from across the State had appeared for the exams.
While 96.38% of girls cleared the exams, 91.45% of boys passed. Of the 7,533 schools, a total of 2,767 private schools and 326 government schools recorded a 100% pass percentage.
Of the 4,398 candidates with disabilities who wrote the exam, 3,923 of them cleared the exams. A total of 90 prison inmates wrote the exams, and 79 cleared them.
As many as 32,501 students who took up the exams this year scored a centum in at least one subject.
“On May 17, Class 11 results are sheduled to be declared and on May 19, Class 10 results are scheduled. We are discussing if we should declare both on the same day and will announce our decision on this shortly, “ the Minister said.
Results have been sent via SMS to students, and can be accessed online at http://tnresults.nic.in and http://dge2.tn.nic.in. From May 12 onwards, students will be able to procure temporary marksheets.
Students of Class 12 can apply for a copy of their answer scripts and subsequent retotalling from Tuesday onwards, until May 13. This can be done through their schools , and private candidates can apply through the centres where they wrote the same. Temporary mark sheets will be available from May 12 for the candidates.
The School Education Minister further said that steps would be taken to schedule the supplementary exams for students who did not pass or were unable to write the exams, so that they can take the exams again or afresh, and pursue their higher education without any delay.
CM Stalin commends students
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday commended all those students who passed the class 12 board exams, and offered words of encouragement to those who didn’t.
In his message, Mr. Stalin said, “Those who didn’t pass this time should not give up. Victory is just one step away. I wish you to emerge victorious soon.”
The CM called upon students to move ahead with confidence in life, and to overcome the world. He also said his government’s ‘Naan Mudhalvan’ programme, has been designed to hone their skills.