Tamil Nadu Directorate of Government Examinations has announced the Class 10 board exam results 2021. Results have been announced on the official website tnresults.nic.in and various other websites including dge.tn.gov.in, results.gov.in, dge1.tn.nic.in and dge2.tn.nic.in. This year, a total of 9,39,829 candidates registered for the Class 10 board exams. The state government has passed all these students and further implied that there will not be any topper this year. Naturally, this decision is justified as more Class 10 students were not evaluated based on their performance in theory exams. Alternate evaluation criteria were used to curate their results. Here are all the important highlights about the TN Class 10 board exam result 2021.
This year, a total of 9,39,829 candidates registered for the exam and all have been declared ‘PASS’. As of now, students have been issued provisional mark sheets. These score sheets only have the ‘PASS’ word printed on them. Students must note that this is only a provisional mark sheet. They are required to collect their actual mark sheet, passing certificate and migration certificate from their respective schools. To do so, they must contact the school authorities for updates regarding original documents.
This year, since all students have been declared pass, the state has invariably recorded a pass percentage of 100%. This is different from TN Class 12 results 2021. Out of the 8,18,129 students registered for Class 12, 8,16,473 candidates passed. However, 1,656 students who did not attend classes were declared absent. Out of the total passed students, 4,35,973 were girls and 3,80,500 were boys.
Previously, in 2020, the passing percentage in the case of Class 10 students was 100% as well. The decision to pass all students was taken in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the inability to properly conduct the Class 10 board exams. However, in 2019, the passing percentage was determined to be 95.2% whereas, in 2018, 94.5% of students had successfully passed the board exams. In 2017, the passing percentage was calculated to be 94.4% whereas, in 2016, around 93.6% of candidates had passed the Class 10 board exams. Thus, it is evident that the state board witnessed a gradual increase in the number of passed students from 2016-2020.
After the announcement of the results, the official website tnresults.nic.in did not work due to a large amount of traffic. Students were looking at other websites and means to access their results. To counter the expected chaos, TN Class 10 students were given an SMS facility to check their results. Candidates could also use the Digilocker website or application to access their provisional mark sheets. Here again, these online mark sheets are only for the candidate’s reference. Actual mark sheets are to be collected from the respective school authorities.