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Tamil Nadu S.S.L.C. Exam Time Table 2018

Directorate of Government Examinations
Chennai – 600 006.

Tamil Nadu has announced the SSLC Timetable 2018.Board exam starts on 16th March, 2018 and Samacheer Kalvi 10th Exam ends on 20th April, 2018.

Tamilnadu 10th Public Exam Time Table 2018 is announced. This is the fourth time the TN SSLC exam is held after the implementation of Samacheer Kalvi.

TN S.S.L.C. Exam Time Table 2018

Language Paper I ( Tamil Paper 1 )16th March, 2018
Language Paper II ( Tamil Paper 2 )21st March, 2018
English Paper I28th March, 2018
English Paper II04th April, 2018
Mathematics10th April, 2018
Science17th April, 2018
Social Science20th April, 2018
Optional Subject12th April, 2018

Tamil Nadu S.S.L.C. Exam Hours :

  • Reading the Question Paper – 10.00. a.m. to 10.10. a.m.
  • Filling up Particulars in the Answer Sheet – 10.10 a.m. to 10.15. a.m
  • Duration of the Examination – 10.15 a.m. to 12.45 a.m.


TN 12th Exam Time Table 2017

Tamil Nadu HSC Exam Time Table 2017

Tamilnadu board of school examination announced the Higher secondary examination HSC Timetable March, 2017.
Directorate of Government Examinations,
Chennai – 600 006.

Tamil Nadu HSC Time Table 2017

Exam Dates Day Subject Name
4th March, 2017 Friday Part – I Language Paper – I (Tamil / Hindi / Kannada / Telugu / Malayalam / Urdu / Sanskrit / Arabic / French / German )
7th March, 2017 Monday Part – I Language Paper – II (Tamil / Hindi / Kannada / Telugu / Malayalam / Urdu / Sanskrit / Arabic / French / German )
9th March, 2017 Wednesday Part-II | English Paper-I
10th March, 2017 Thursday Part-II | English Paper-II
14th March, 2017 Monday Part – III Chemistry Part – III Accountancy
17th March, 2017 Thursday Part – III Commerce Part – III Home SciencePart – III Geography
18th March, 2017 Friday MathematicsPart – III ZoologyPart – 3rd Micro Biology

Part -III Nutrition and Dietetics

21st March, 2017 Monday Part – III Communicative EnglishPart – III Indian CultureComputer Science

Part -3rd Bio-Chemistry

Part – III Advanced Language (Tamil)

23rd March 2017 Wednesday Part –III Political SciencePart – III Nursing (General stream)Statistics


28th March, 2017 Monday Part – III BiologyPart – III BotanyHistory

Part – 3rd Business Maths

1st April, 2017 Friday Part-III PhysicsPart-III Economics

TN HSC Exam Hours :

  • Reading the Question Paper – 10.00 A.M to 10.15 A.M. ( 15 Mins )
  • Duration of the Examination – 10.15 A.M. to 1.15 P.M. ( 3 Hours )


Admission to Private Candidates

Directorate of Government Examinations 2017 :
Chennai – 600 006.

Higher Secondary Examination March 2017 :

Admission of Private Candidates.

Applications are invited from the following types of candidates, appearing for Higher Secondary Examination to be held in, March 2015.

Direct Private candidates and candidates who have failed in Languages Part I and Part II under Old Syllabus ( prior to March 1997 ) and applying now should remit additionally Rupee 2 /- for conducting Aural – Oral Skill Test in Paper II of Languages under Part I and Part II.

Type of candidates Eligibility to apply Examination fees & other fees
1. Applications are invited from the following types of candidates, appearing for Higer Secondary Examination to be held in March 2013. Regular Private candidates ( H Type application to be used ) Candidates who have once Registered for the earlier session of Higher Secondary Examination and failed or absented may apply in the same group. All subjects ( involving practicals )  200 + 35#All Subjects ( without Practicals ) 150 + 35#

Under Compartmental System

For each subject with or without Practical  50 + 35#

2. Non Public Private ( Direct Private ) candidates ( HP type application to be used ) Candidates who have appeared for the SSLC Public examination and declared eligible for admission to Pre – University Courses of study or who have secured 35% of marks in each of the subjects prescribed for the SSLC Public Examination ( X or XI ) or who have passed any other examination which will be equivalent to S.S.L.C. Examination in Tamilnadu or Other State Boards are eligible to apply; provided.i) They must have a minimum of two years gap from the year of passing SSLC Examination or equivalent Examination.

ii) They should have completed 16 Years of age on the 1st day of April of the year in which Exam is held. Candidates can appear only for the subjects not involving practical under General Education.

iii) Candidates who have passed their SSLC Examination in other states and wish to apply for Higher Secondary Examination in Tamil Nadu as direct private candidate (HP Category) should obtain a Migration certificate also from their Education Board and enclose it along with the application. Such Candidates should appear only in the subjects and medium permissible by the Government of Tamil Nadu.

No Transfer Certificate will be issued along with the Mark Certificate to Direct Private Candidates and no other claim regarding T.C will be entertained.

For all subjects  150 + 35#
3. Improvement Scheme ( HI ) Candidates who have already passed the HSE in all the six subjects and want to improve their marks obtained earlier should apply in the HI application form. These candidates should write the Examination subject to the following conditions.a) As per the revised system candidates should necessarily appear in all the six subjects ( Part I Language, Part II English and 4 optional subject Under Part III ).

b) The marks secured by the candidates in the improvement Examination alone will be taken into account for admission to Higher course of study.

c) They should enclose their original HSE Mark Certificate and Chalan / Demand Draft for having remitted examination fees along with the application. The application without Higher Secondary Examination Mark Certificate in original will be rejected.

The original Mark Certificate of earlier examinations will be cancelled and the Improvement Mark Certificate alone will be issued to them.

(#) Break up of Rupee 35 is :

  • Registration Fee Rupee 10 /-
  • Mark Certificate Fee Rupee 20 /-
  • Service Charge Rupee 5 /-

1. Issue of Blank Application Forms :

Application Forms can be had from first week of December for march session and 3rd week of July for September session. For candidates who have failed in 1 or 2 subjects, Special Supplementary Examination will be conducted during June / July every year for which applications are issued during last week of May from the following Offices :

  1. O / o. The Chief Educational Officers.
  2. O / o. The District Educational Officers.
  3. O  /o. The Joint Director ( Education ), Pondicherry.
  4. O / o. The Regional Deputy Director of Government Examinations.

Tirunelveli / Madurai / Coimbatore / Trichy / Cuddalore / Vellore / Chennai.

Candidates applying for the above examination should adhere to the conditions of the examination given in detail in the instructions to the candidates. Failure to comply with the instructions will result in the summary rejection of the application.

Submission of Filled in Applications :

Filled in application should be submitted in the box provided in the above office of the Regional Deputy Director of Government Exam / C.E.O. / D.E.O. Office.

Revenue Districts Addresses where the filled – in – applications should be sent
Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin The Regional Deputy Director,
O / o The Regional Deputy Director of Government Examinations,
Government High School Campus, Swami Nellaiyappar Salai,
Tirunelveli – 627 002.
Ramanathapuram, Sivagangai, Virudhunagar, Theni, Madurai, Dindigul The Regional Deputy Director,
O / o The Regional Deputy Director of Government Examinations,
4 Hakkim Ajmalkhan Road,
Chinnachokkikulam, Madurai – 625 002.
The Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Erode, Salem, Namakkal, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri The Regional Deputy Director,
O/o The Regional Deputy Director of Government Examinations,
District Local Library Authority Building,
III Floor, Big Bazar Street,
Coimbatore – 641 001.
Pudukottai, Karur, Perambalur, Tirchy, Nagappattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur The Regional Deputy Director,
O / o The Regional Deputy Director of Government Examinations,
1 A Arabic College Road, Kaja Nagar,
Trichy – 620 020.
Karaikkal, Pondicherry, Villupuram, Cuddalore The Regional Deputy Director,
O / o The Regional Deputy Director of Government Examinations,
9 / 8 Aatrangarai Veedhi,
Cuddalore – 607 001.
Tiruvannamalai, Vellore The Regional Deputy Director,
O / o The Regional Deputy Director of Government Examinations,
87, Acrot Road, Sathuvacheri,
Vellore – 632 009.
Kancheepuram, Tiruvellore, Chennai The Regional Deputy Director,
O / o The Regional Deputy Director of Government Examinations,
D.P.I. Campus, College Road,
Chennai – 600 006.

Applications received after the due date will not be entertained. Filled in application should not be handed over in person in any of the educational offices.

Important Instructions :

I. Change of Group not permissible for once appeared candidates :

As per the Higher Secondary Examination Scheme in vogue, Change of group / subjects will not be permitted under any circumstances. Private candidates are therefore informed that they have to reappear only in the failed subjects under the group last studied / appeared.

Direct Private Candidates :

Direct Private candidates will be admitted in any one of the following five groups of subjects only, in addition to Part I and Part II Languages only.

The syllabus and Text Books is the same as followed in regular schools ( State Board ) for 12th Std. ( Same as that for pupil candidates ). HP candidates can apply for any one of the combination of subjects under Part III.

Group Code No Part III Subjects Group Code No Part III Subjects
304 History Economics Commerce Accountancy 646 History Economics Commerce Accountancy
305 Economics Political Science Commerce Accountancy 647 History Economics Commerce Adv. Language
306 Economics Commerce Accountancy Indian Culture 648 History Economics Accountancy Adv. Language
307 Economics Commerce Accountancy Adv. Language ( Tamil ) 649 History Economics Psychology Adv. Language
308 Economics Commerce Accountancy Business Maths 651 History Economics Ethics & Indian Culture Adv. Language
544 Economics Commerce Accountancy Business Mathematics 663 History Commerce Accountancy Adv. Language
611 Maths Home Science History Adv. Language 673 Economics Commerce Accountancy Logic
613 Maths History Economics Adv. Language 674 Economics Commerce Accountancy Adv. Language
614 Maths History Political Science Adv. Language 677 History Economics Commerce Ethics & Indian Culture
616 Maths History Commerce Adv. Language 679 History Economics Political Science Sociology
617 Maths History Accountancy Adv. Language 680 History Economics Political Science Ethics & Indian Culture
622 Maths Economics Commerce Accountancy 681 History Economics Logic Psychology
623 Maths Political Science Commerce Accountancy 682 Political Science Sociology Logic Psychology
624 Maths Commerce Accountancy Logic 683 Economics Political Science Commerce Accountancy
627 Home Science History Economics Adv. Language 685 History Economics Political Science Psychology
644 History Economics Political Science Adv. Language 687 Home Science History Economics Sociology
645 History Economics Sociology Adv. Language 689 Home Science History Economics Political Science

* See at SI. No. VII (4)

III. Attestation on Application Forms :

The Private candidates are informed that they have to submit their Application Forms after getting attestation for the Photograph on the application ( including Hall Tickets ) only from the Headmaster of the School where the candidate had studied last.

Candidates who have passed X std. as Direct Private candidates and now applying as direct private candidates ( HP ) are instructed to get the attestation in the application as well as in the Hall Ticket from the Headmaster of the school last studied or Headmaster of High / Higher Secondary School nearer to his place of residence.

( The Headmasters can attest in the Application Forms only after verifying personally the genuineness of the candidates with the help of local people ).

Important Note : Applications attested by Gazetted Officers other than the Headmasters will be summarily rejected.

IV. Selection of Examination Centres :

Candidates should select any one of the places of examination given in the list attached to the application and mention the same in the Application Form, without fail.

V. Remittance of Examinations Fees :

Private candidates from places other than Chennai City area should remit the examination fee under the relevant head of accounts into the Treasuries / Sub Treasuries.

Private candidates from Chennai City should obtain Demand Draft from any one of the branches of State Bank of India or from any one of the Nationalized Banks, Chennai, favoring the “Additional Secretary to the Director of Government Examinations ( Higher Secondary ) Chennai – 6.”

No other mode of payment will be accepted. On the reverse side of the Demand Draft, candidates should write their full name and address without fail.

Further the candidates should write the Demand Draft Number, date and Name of the Bank in the relevant column of the application without fail.

VI. Fixing of Minimum Pass Marks Separately for Theory & Practical Examinations in the Practical involved Subjects :

Candidates who had appeared for the Higher Secondary Examination held in September 2006 and in earlier sessions but failed in the subjects involving practicals must secure 40 out of 150 in Theory and 30 out of 50 in Practicals to get pass in the subject as was followed earlier.

This system will be followed upto September 2007 session. Private candidates who have already secured the minimum pass marks as mentioned above in Practical exam in their earlier appearances need not redo the Practical Examination now.

Further, candidates who appeared prior to March 2001 examination and applying now for Practical involved subject ( s ) should get the practical marks from the school where they studied and enclose along with their application.

Candidates who have not secured the minimum marks in Practical Examination should necessarily appear for both theory and practical examination in order to pass the same.

VII. Aural / Oral Skill Test :

The following categories of private candidates will be admitted for the above test :

  1. All direct private candidates (  HP Category  ).
  2. Regular private candidates who have once appeared and failed in Part I & II Languages under the Old Scheme of Higher Secondary Examination ( Prior to March’97 ).
  3. Paper II under Language 20 marks have been allotted for Aural / Oral Skill Test. Aural / Oral Test will be conducted at the respective examination centres by the Language teachers after the theory examinations are over.
  4. Advanced Language ( Tamil ) – Aural / Oral Skill Test Aural / Oral Test will also be conducted for the subject Advanced Language (Tamil). Hence (I) candidates who have once appeared and failed in Advanced Language ( Tamil ) and (ii) Direct Private candidates apply under Group Code 307, in which Advanced Language ( Tamil ) is one of the subject must necessarily appear for Aural / Oral Test in Advanced Language ( Tamil ).
  5. The Aural / Oral Test conducted at the examination centres will be final and the marks obtained in the first appearance will be taken into account for further appearance if any. Thereafter the candidates will not be permitted to redo Aural / Oral skill test under any circumstances.
  6. Candidates have to attend the Aural / Oral Test on the specified dates as announced by the Chief Superintendent of the examination centre. If they fail to attend the Aural / Oral Test, they have to loose 20 marks prescribed for the Aural / Oral Test and the marks obtained in Theory paper alone will be entered in the Mark Certificate.

VIII. Other State Candidates :

The candidates who have studied in other states and apply as “Direct Private candidates” should submit the Migration Certificate obtained from the State Board where they had studied alongwith the S.S.L.C., Certificate in original and Transfer Certificate.

Candidates who have already appeared for Higher Secondary Examination conducted by any other Board cannot apply under this scheme.

IX. Enclosures to be sent along with the filled in Application :

“H” Type Application “HP” Type Application
1. Treasury Chalan / Demand Draft towards examination fees and other charges. 1. Treasury Chalan / Demand Draft towards examination fees and other charges.
2. Attested photo copy of mark certificates, of previous appearances. 2. Original Certificate for having passed SSLC or equivalent examination.
3. Certificate obtained from the head of the institutions regarding eligibility to appear for the examination. (Only for those who absented themselves for theory papers as school public) 3. Original Transfer Certificate
4. Migration Certificate in Original, (for other state candidates.)

Applications received without the above said enclosures will be summarily rejected.


45 thoughts on “Tamil Nadu Directorate of Government Examinations 2018 Time Table

  1. Dear sir,
    my name is issacamalraj but spelling of name differs in my SSLC marklist in ISAACAMALARAJ but corret spelling ISSACAMALRAJ so kindly my name is clearely
    certificat no:421050 oct 1996
    reg no:464083
    TMR code no:A051129
    mark list issuse:30-12-1996

  2. I have passed the sslc examination privately during sept. 2015.whether I can appply for the MArch HSC exam privately

  3. Tn government is great,+2 students offerd free accer,hp,lenova laptops,but he can,t do this in kerala.govt very helping to the Education….

  4. Sir,
    As am an private candidate and want to register for SSLC exam,which is to be held on september 2015
    Will u say the details to register and last date to register ?????

  5. sir/madam please may i know when will the xerox copies answer sheets be uploaded for applying revaluation

  6. i need my answer sheet xerocopy sir..but the last date had gone…how can i get my answer sheet xerox copy sir?

  7. hi sir this is stephenraj.x i completed 12th on vallal sabapathy sec. school chetput chennai-30 sir i want to write accouts exam 1 subject only sir

  8. sir/madam,i want the question papers of krishnagiri district . these qp are available in this website.

  9. Respected sir /madam, i have a doubt (i.e) on november 2014 my sister apply for higher secondary exam in private at present march 2015 and now she have a ability for writing the exam or already exam finished please reply

  10. Good Morning sir I Completed 10th in UDUPI Distrik in Karnataka but i want to write 12th Publik EXAM BUT HOW CAN I WILL BE WRITE? AND SIR ,I STUDING IN PRIVATE.

  11. sir,i’m studying b.e final year, i want to improve my mark in 12 th improvement exam. it is possible or not, it affect my degree reply me

  12. hi sir,

    This is raj, may i know the details for october 2013 higher secondary exam time table or exam application form please respond

  13. Respected sir,
    My brother lost 10th certificate, i have been following up for get it back as he is no in india. I have done the all formalities and sent it to Directorate of Government Examinations for geting the duplicate copy of certificate (temporary 6 mnths validity )as it is VERY VERY EMERGENCY. I have sent on 08 10 12 but still there is no response, Trust the processing for temporary certificate is only 30 days. Could you please help me out with this ASAP.

  14. sir, i wrote +2 state board exam in 2006. but i got lo east marks and now i completed bsc(maths)
    and now i want to improve my marks in the +2 exam now is it possible? or is it get problem to my degree?

  15. Respected Sir,

    When will be started on Higher secondary Examination, where and when I collect my hall-ticket my center is Perambur. please confirm ASAP.


  16. HI forms are they in practice now. What is the option for those who want to improve their +2 marks and pursue their ambition of a professional course?

  17. My brother lost his HSC(+2) Hall Ticket. Is it possible to get a duplicate hall ticket. Please tell me the procedure

  18. Dear Sir,?


  20. iam discontinued my 12th and i want know the how the they will conduct the aural oral for sanskirt and english

  21. I got discontinued from Maths/biology group due to health reasons.Will I be able to write as a private candidate?I would also like to know the age limit for private candidates.

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