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Tamil Nadu: Plus-2 results to be declared today

The exam results will be released on 9.30 am through SMS on their registered mobile numbers.

Over nine lakh students, who appeared for plus-2 exams, are eagerly waiting for results scheduled to be released on Wednesday.

The exam results will be released on 9.30 am through SMS on their registered mobile numbers. They can also view results on the following website:-  www.tnresults.nic.in

Students after registering the roll number and date of birth can download their results from these websites.

The abolition of ranks and Neet-based medical admission has taken some sheen away from the plus 2 state board examination. Students who wanted to pursue engineering and arts and science courses are eagerly awaiting their results.

The exams were conducted from March 1 to April 16 in 2,794 centres across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. The number of girls appeared for the exam was roughly 15 per cent (60,582) more compared to the boys.

D. Vasundradevi, director of government examinations has announced that the students can download their provisional mark sheets from www.dge.tn.nic.in from May 21.

In a release on Tuesday, she also said the students can apply for the copy of their answer sheets and retotalling from May 17 to May 19 through their schools. Those students who applied for answer sheets Xerox alone will be allowed to apply for revaluation of answer scripts.

Like last year, the copy of the answer sheets will be uploaded to the website and students have to download it.

The school education department has also joined with Sneha for providing counselling for distressed students in 14417 helpline. Officials said the trained counsellors will be available in the helpline round the clock to help those students. The students can seek career guidance in the helpline.

This year, the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions committee is conducting online engineering counselling.

Due to the announcement of results, the higher education minister K.P. Anbalagan visited Anna University and gave instructions to the officials on arrangements to be made at TNEA facilitation centres for registering applications for online counselling.

The DGE has requested scribes to download the result details from online instead of visiting the DGE premises. Usually, the Directorate of Government Examinations will provide the results details in covers to journalists.

Parents association seeks relief to plus-1 students

Tamil Nadu Students-Parents Welfare Association has sought relief for the plus 1 students who had written the first public exam under the new question paper pattern this year.

In a representation to the Director of Government Examinations, S.Arumainathan, president of the association has said the DGE has suddenly adapted new type of questions without informing the students and teachers.

“The students are trained under the rote memory system so far. They could not adapt to the new changes. Particularly, a majority of the students are saying the maths exam was very tough and many students could not clear the exam,” he said.

The plus one results are scheduled to be released on May 30. “So, many parents are distressed. So, DGE should give relief to the plus 1 students who wrote the exam under new pattern for the first time,” he demanded.

There are reports saying nearly 50% of students could not clear the plus 1 maths exam this year. As per the new pattern, the students who are not able to clear the plus 1 board exams will be allowed to move to plus 2. They could clear the subjects in the plus 2.

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