Meeting to discuss practical exams

CHENNAI: The heads of Higher Secondary Schools will have a meeting on January 28 to discuss the 2009 practical examinations, according to a press release. It will take place at Rosary Matric School at Mylapore.

The examinations will begin in February and be conducted in two rounds. Out of the 47,860 students in 403 schools, 37,375 will be taking the examinations, the release says.

There are 24,519 students in the science stream and 12,856 students in others. Around 24,500 students will take the examination in physics and chemistry. Around 8,400 students will take the biology examination and 23,693 the examination in computer science.

Nearly 1,500 teachers have been appointed external examiners. — Staff Reporter

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