In TamilNadu, students can opt for either CBSE or ICSE or State Board upto 10th class. Most of the students in TamilNadu will opt for state board and appear for SSLC or 10th from state board only. The syllabus differs from one board to other board and some claim that CBSE is better where as some claims TamilNadu state board is better. But in southern states like Andhra Pradesh, TamilNadu etc. state boards are quite popular and almost all the private schools offer the state board syllabus only. Now a days, this trend is changing and we can find some schools which are offering CBSE and ICSE are also found in some big towns and cities. But still, most of the students are opting for state board schools and the academic and educational statistics also proves this fact.
This year the 10th class or SSLC exams of TamilNadu State Board got over and the number of students appeared for this exam crossed 10lakhs. This itself shows the popularity of the state board in TamilNadu. These exams started on 26.3.2014 and completed on 9.4.2014. On 26h and 27th of March Tamil Paper-1 and Paper-2 got over followed by second language which has to be chosen by the student itself at the beginning of 10th class. On 1st and 2nd of April English Paper-1 and Paper-2 got completed. Maths, Science and social studies exams held on 4th, 7th and 9th of April respectively.
Students, their parents ad even schools in which students studied are eagerly waiting for results. The TamilNadu government announced that the results will probably come on 23rd May 2014. Some schools and websites took the initiative to provide the correct answers and model principles of evaluation to give a better idea to students in which range their marks can come. Though all these are private initiatives and government is not linked to this at sny part, most students are eagerly checking their answers with these model answer papers and anticipating their marks. Not only 10th or SSLC answer sheets but also model answer papers of different exams like Plus Two, IIT JEE, TANCET are also getting released.