Chief minister MK Stalin had released the evaluation criteria in Chennai on Saturday in which class X board examination marks were given the highest weightage of 50 percent. While 30 percent weightage is given to class 11 board exam, rest of the 20 percent marks will be given for internal assessment and practical exams.
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He said the job has become easy as these marks are already available in the portal. “Teachers don’t have to visit schools to see the register to enter marks. Since both, class X and XI are board exams, the data is already available in the portal in Chennai.
The marks will be calculated based on the evaluation criteria and results will be published at the earliest, said the minister.
On reopening of the schools with minimum number of students as the Covid-19 cases have come down, he said parents are concerned about sending their children to school because of the pandemic. An appropriate decision would be taken after consulting the health department and the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) New Delhi.
Early in the day he took part in an event in Rockfort complex which accommodates Thayumanavar and Ucchi Pillayar temple to distribute covid assistance of Rs 4000 to temple priest, bhattacharyars, poojaris who have no monthly salary.
While a total 16 priests in the temple received the assistance, they are among the 603 such priests in the district who will get the assistance in the subsequent days.