Over 43,000 students appear for SSLC examination

3,805 officials deployed for free and fair conduct of examination

As many as 41,235 Class X students took the board examination in Coimbatore on Friday.

A release from the district administration said 2,024 private students also took the examination. There were 290 differently abled students as well.

The School Education Department in Coimbatore district had established 147 examination centres and 13 examination control centres to oversee the conduct of the examination. To supervise the preparations and prevent malpractices, the Department had deployed Joint Director, Examinations, and nine other officers.

The Department had also deployed 26 officers as question paper controllers, 147 officers as principal supervisors, and 259 as flying squad members, the release said.

In all, the Department had deployed 3,805 officials for the smooth and free and fair conduct of the examination.

District Collector T.N. Hariharan inspected the examination centre established at R.K. Sreerangammal Hr. Sec. School. The Collector wished the students to do well in the examination, the release added. Chief Education Officer Ayyakannan coordinated the efforts.


The Class X examination commenced at 92 centres in the district on Friday. Official sources said a total of 29,495 students, including 28,816 students who studied in 336 schools and 679 private students, had registered from the district for the examination. Of them, 634 students were absent on the first day. District Collector K. S. Palanisamy carried out a random visit to the examination centre at Nanjappa Corporation Boys Higher Secondary school.

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