The supplementary board examinations for Classes 12 and 10 began across Tamil Nadu on Monday with the language paper.
Following the cancellation of the SSLC examination, which was to have been held in March, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Class 10 students who had registered themselves for the examination through schools were declared promoted by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami.
They were given mark-sheets based on their half-yearly and quarterly examinations.
Around 10,000 private candidates had registered themselves for the Class 10 examination, and are writing the examination now. The examination will go on till September 26. The Class 12 supplementary examination will go on till September 28. Disability rights activists and parents of candidates with disabilities had raised concerns ahead of the examination.
As many as 1,410 candidates with disabilities had…