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Choices at crossroads

Decision timeEducation Director E. Vallavan verifying applications on the first day of counselling for the class XI— Photo : T. Singaravelou

Decision timeEducation Director E. Vallavan verifying applications on the first day of counselling for the class XI— Photo : T. Singaravelou  

Counselling for Class XI for Government schools begins

For students who have completed their class X examinations, a crucial decision of which group to opt for lies before them. It was 350 such students who anxiously awaited their turn on the first day of counselling for the Class XI.

Through the day, officials verified certificates and asked students for their choice of groups as they admitted students to the 6400 available seats in government higher secondary schools across Puducherry.

The counselling started on Tuesday and will go on till August 7. The department has received a total of 6700 applications for admissions to Government schools. Each day, a total of 350 students have been called to the Government Girls’ Higher Secondary School, Kadirkamam.

There are a total of 42 government higher secondary schools in Puducherry, and a total of nine possible groups that students can choose from.

The more popular choices are generally Biology with Mathematics, Computer Science with Mathematics, and Computer Science with Commerce, an official from the Education Department told The Hindu .



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