Chennai: Putting a full cease to all of the speculations about whether or not the board exams might be performed or not, the Tamil Nadu authorities on Saturday introduced the cancellation of Class 12 board examinations in a view of the excessive prevalence of Coronavirus within the state.
Additionally, Stalin additionally urged the Prime Minister to cancel all nationwide stage entrance exams together with National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), and permit Tamil Nadu to fill skilled seats together with MBBS primarily based on Class 12 marks solely.
In his letter, Stalin stated, “I want to draw your rapid consideration to an pressing concern regarding the way forward for Class twelfth college students within the state. Citing the unfold of COVID-19 within the nation, the Central Board of (*12*) Education on 4-6-2021 had notified that the Class twelfth Board examinations wouldn’t be held this 12 months. CBSE has additionally shaped a Committee to compile the outcomes of Class 12 college students as per well-defined goal standards,” he stated.
Showing his concern over the present scenario within the state, CM additional stated, “While it has at all times been the constant and regarded view of my Government that the Class twelfth marks alone ought to be the idea for increased instructional alternatives, we’ve additionally determined to not conduct the Class twelfth State Board examinations this 12 months, contemplating the prevailing COVID-19 scenario,” he added.
“A committee is being constituted to determine on the analysis and compilation of the marks of Class twelfth college students. Admissions to skilled, arts, and science programs in our state might be made primarily based on these that might be awarded to college students. The above selections have been made maintaining in thoughts the security of the scholars and in addition the issues expressed by a big part of educationists, lecturers, dad and mom, and medical professionals,” Stalin stated.
Appealing to cancel the nationwide stage entrance examinations, Chief Minister stated, “Given, these circumstances, I’m of the robust view that conducting nationwide stage entrance examinations for any skilled course can be immensely detrimental to the well being and well-being of scholars. I, subsequently, urge you to cancel the conduct of all nationwide stage entrance examinations like NEET, as the identical causes adducted for canceling the Class twelfth Board Examination are equally relevant to entrance exams. Our state could also be allowed to fill all skilled seats together with M.M.B.S seats, on the idea of Class twelfth marks alone, as we’ve at all times emphasised. I’m certain that you’d respect the equity of my request, and can act upon it favorably,” he emphasised.
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