The pandemic has hurt all sectors with uncertainty as to when everything will get back to a semblance of normality remaining.
Tankha said that compartment exams are scheduled from September 22 to 29 and by that time, admissions for various undergraduate courses would be over.
Compartment examination for class 10 and 12 are also being planned in September while dates for the exams will be announced soon.
Prakash’s father, Chainaram Kamtha, is a daily wage construction labourer and hardly earns enough to feed his family.
Teens R Devika and S Madhavan are the toast of the narikurava colony at Pallavarayanpettai near Mayiladuthurai for their determined pursuit of higher education.
As many as 66 meritorious students who scored more than 95 per cent in the just-declared examination interacted with 5T secretary VK Pandian on Friday and urged him to improve facilities.
Now, he's looking to secure a government job to help his family, said the director of Seva Bharathi Vidya Chethana, who was among the team of women who helped him study
While 94.8 per cent of girls became eligible for higher studies, the figure was 89.41 per cent among boys.
Day before the board exams, Isabella's mother would go without food so that her child could eat.
Priya's father earned enemies among his relatives for sending his daughters to school.
"They go to the shop at 5:30 am and come back at 10 pm. So after I return from school, I make dinner before they come. On Sundays, I cook all meals," Keerthana said.
The pass percentage for the science stream stood at 96.93, while that for arts, commerce and vocational streams was 82.63, 91.27 and 95.07, respectively.
Schools in the capital put up a good show in the CBSE Class 12 exam, the results of which were announced on Monday.
“Only after conducting exams for all the students will the results be announced,” said School Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan
About 4,939 of the total registered students of Class 12 appeared for Economics and Chemistry exams on Wednesday, the official said.