Also, candidates who had written Class XI and Class XII board exams in old syllabus and had not cleared it, can apply and sit the exams in the old syllabus itself, said a communication from the directorate of government exams.
Private candidates who have passed Class X or equivalent exams and those who have not cleared Class XI exam earlier, can apply for the Class XI board exam now. Similarly, those who have cleared Class XI as private candidates or those who have not cleared Class XII earlier can enrol in Class XII exam, the communication said.
Those who had not cleared the exams earlier would have to pay 85 per paper and 50 as online handling charges, and those who are appearing for it for the first time should pay 185 per paper and 50 towards online handling charges, the communication said. Along with this candidates should pay 1,000 as special allowance fee to the directorate.
The assistant director of government examinations, Coimbatore, R Sathis Kumar said they would set up seva centres or nodal centres at Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Ashokapuram, CCMA Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Raja Street, Government Higher Secondary School, Kuniamuthur, Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Sulur, all in Coimbatore, Municipal Boys Higher Secondary School and Municipal Girls Higher Secondary School in Pollachi, Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Valparai, and Municipal Girls Higher Secondary School, Mettupalayam.
The communication said the approval given to private candidates to sit the exam would only be provisional and only after assessing their application and eligibility, their results would be declared.