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SSLC Examination Begins

Amidst tight security and intense vigil by flying squads, a total of 36,531 students, including 17,801 boys and 18,730 girls took the Secondary School Leaving Certificate examination that commenced at 115 centres across the district on Thursday.

In Tirunelveli educational district, 12,514 students including 6,344 boys and 6,170 girls appeared for the examination while 12,246 students including 5,732 boys and 6,514 girls from Cheranmahadevi educational district took the examination.

In Tenkasi educational district, 11,771 students, comprising of 5,725 boys and 6,046 girls appeared for the examination.

Around 50 flying squads have been formed in the district with 120 members, each group having two to three officials, to check malpractices.


A total of 19,532 students (9,243 boys and 10,289 girls) wrote the SSLC examination which commenced in the district on Thursday.

Of them, 12,712 (5,894 boys and 6,818 girls) appeared for the examination at 52 centres in Tuticorin educational district and the rest in 28 centres in Kovilpatti educational district.

Official sources said that visually challenged students took the examination at Authoor, Sivakalai, Mukkani and Kayalpattinam centres.

In the Anglo Indian School Leaving Certificate Examination, which started simultaneously, 148 students wrote the examination in district at the only centre set up in the town.

Standing squads comprising a total of 124 persons had been constituted in the district to trace any malpractices.

The Collector, R. Palaniyandi, inspected the centre established at Dasnevis Matha Girls Higher Secondary School here, to check the arrangements for the examination.


As many as 24,824 students appeared for the SSLC examinations in 107 centres set up in different parts of the district on Thursday.

According to sources, 3862 boys and 3909 girls appeared for the examinations in 28 centres in Nagercoil educational division, 4753 boys and 4685 girls appeared for examinations in 36 centres in Thuckalay educational division and 3623 boys and 3992 girls appeared for the examinations in 43 centres in Kuzuthurai educational division.

Flying squads have been formed to ensure the smooth conduct of the examinations. The Collector, B. Jothi Nirmala, inspected centre at the Duthie Higher Secondary School for Girls at Nagercoil.

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