All the 8,16,473 candidates registered for the exam have passed. Of them 4,35,973 are girls and 3,80,500 are boys.
Of 8,16,473 students, 39679 (4.86%) students scored in the mark range of 551 to 600.
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This year 30,600 students scored between 551 and 600 marks in science stream compared to 1,867 students the previous year.
In commerce stream, 8,909 students scored in the same range compared to 4,437 students. In vocational group, 136 students scored above 551 marks.
Around 77% of students scored above 400 marks out of 600 in the weightage system followed by TN state board.
The state government gave 50% weightage to Class X board exam marks, 20% weightage to Class XI board exam marks and 30% weightage to Class XII practical and internal assessment.
As many as 33,557 students who had arrears in Class XI were also promoted due to Covid-19, the minister said.
The optional exam and exam for 39,000 private candidates would be held in September or October, the minister said.
The examination mode will be decided depending on the situation. The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Government Examinations (TNDGE) will call for applications to optional exam in a day or two.
Students can know their results by registering their date of birth and roll number on the following websites: www.tnresults.nic.in, www.dge1.tn.nic.in, www.dge2.tn.nic.in, www.dge.tn.gov.in. Students will also receive their marks through SMS to their registered mobile numbers.
They can also download their marksheets from the websites www.dge.tn.gov.in and www.dge.tn.nic.in from 11am on July 22. They have to register their date of birth and roll number to download their marksheets.