Erode ready for SSLC, Matriculation Exams
The Erode district is all ready to conduct matriculation and SSLC public examinations, to begin on 22nd March, 2011 and 28th March, 2011 respectively.
The examinations will be held in 80 centres, for which 35,245 students will appear.
Of them, 31,163 students including 15,024 girls are from 77 government, aided and self – financing schools, and 5,497 students are from 54 matriculation schools.
Private candidates, 4,082 of them, will also appear for the exams this year.
The Department of Education had approved four new examination centres in the district, which are Seenapuram Government Higher Secondary school, Vijayamangalam Government Higher Secondary School, URC Palaniammal Matriculation Higher Secondary School, and Kasipalayam Government HSS.
A district – level examination committee has been formed to ensure smooth conduct of examinations. Flying squads have been set up to prevent students from indulging in malpractices in the examination halls.
Police have ensured adequate security in the examination centres. Chief Educational Officer, V. Kumar, has appealed to the students not to indulge in malpractices, copying or any other activities violating the examination rules.