Tamil Nadu Board HSE 2nd Year (Class 12)

The Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education conducts the Class 12 exams or TN HSC 2nd year(Higher Secondary Certificate) in the state. The board, which has its headquarters in Chennai, was established in 1910. The board is responsible for setting the syllabus and creating textbooks for Class 12. Additionally, the board also evaluates the Tamil Nadu board Class 12 exam papers and announces the results for the same.

The marks scored in the Class 12 or TN HSC 2nd year board exam determines the student’s eligibility to be promoted for higher education. This is why the Tamil Nadu board Class 12 exams are so important in a student’s academic career. To help students prepare for the exam, we at BYJU’S have compiled a list of TN Board Class 12 exam resources. Read on to find the exam resources, latest news from the TN HSC board, the syllabus, textbooks and more.

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Latest Notification

  • The TN Board announced the results for the 2022 HSC 2nd Year examination on 20th June 2022. Students can check their result on the TN Board’s official website.
  • The TN State Board has released the date sheet for the 2022 HSC 2nd year or Plus 2 (Class 12) board examination. Check the HSC 2nd year Date sheet for more details.
  • The TN Board has released the list of priority syllabus for HSC 2nd year subjects along with the page numbers.

About Tamil Nadu HSC Board

The Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 exam is one of the public exams conducted by the Tamil Nadu State Board. The board, which is also known as the Directorate of Government Examinations, was formed in 1975. Every year, over 8 lakh students appear for the TN HSC 2nd year (Class 12) exam, which is conducted annually in the months of March and May. The Board also conducts the supplementary exams for repeaters or students who failed the TN Board Class 12 exams. The supplementary exams are held twice between the months of June and October. 

Functions of the TN HSC (Class 12) Board

Here is a list of the other functions performed by the Tamil Nadu HSC (Class 12) Board: 

  • Devising the courses of study
  • Prescribing syllabus
  • Creating and distributing textbooks
  • Conducting examinations
  • Evaluating answer papers and announcing results
  • Granting recognition to schools
  • Providing support, leadership and direction for all secondary educational institutions under its jurisdiction.

Overview of the Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 2021-22

Here is an overview of the Tamil Nadu Class 12 Board:

Exam Name Tamil Nadu HSC 2nd year Exam 2022
Conducted by State Board School Examinations (Sec.) & Board of Higher Secondary Examinations, also known as

Tamil Nadu State Board

Exam Dates May 2022
Exam Duration 3 hours
Number of Students Around 8.5 lakhs
Official Website http://www.dge.tn.gov.in/
Tentative Result Date June 2022 (Dates might get deferred due to the COVID-19)

Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 Exam Resources

Students need to study well in advance to prepare for the Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 examination. To help students prepare for the TN HSC 2nd year exams, we’ve compiled the TN board Class 12 exam resources. This includes study materials, syllabus, list of textbooks, exam dates, time tables, results, question papers etc to help students prepare for the board exams. Here is a list of study materials for students studying in the Tamil Nadu Class 12 Board. These study materials will help Class 10 students prepare for the TN Board HSC 2nd year (Class 12) exam and score high marks.

TN Board Class 12 Syllabus

The Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 syllabus is a great resource for students. It acts as a guide for the course material and gives students an idea about the lessons included in the course. Click on the links below to download the Tamil Nadu HSC 2nd year Board syllabus for the Science stream.

TN Board Class 12 Textbooks

The TN Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 12 textbooks are a great asset for students to prepare for the TN Class 12 exams. Click on the links below to download the TN board prescribed textbooks for Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 students:

Download TN Board Class 12 Commerce Books

Download TN Board Class 12 Economics Books

Download TN Board Class 12 Accountancy Books

Download TN Board Class 12 Statistics Books

Download TN Board Class 12 Business Mathematics & Statistics Books

Tamil Nadu State Board Class 12 Previous Year Question Papers

Solving question papers from previous years is one of the best ways for TN Board Class 12 students to prepare for the board exam. It helps them learn the exam pattern and manage their time effectively to answer all the questions within the allotted time. It also enhances their confidence. Here is a list of TN Board HSC 2nd year (Class 12) question papers from the past few years.  Click on the links below to download the question papers for Science stream:

Tamil Nadu HSC (Class 12) Model Question Papers

TN Board Class 12 model papers or sample papers are blueprints of the actual question papers that appear in the TN HSC 2nd year board exam. Solving sample papers helps students to prepare for the exams by understanding the exam pattern, important topics and frequently asked questions etc. It also helps them practice solving the question paper within the exam duration. Click on the links below to download the Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 model papers for Science stream:

TN Board Class 12 Exam Date-sheet

The Tamil Nadu State Board conducts the HSC 2nd year (Class 12) public examination in the months of March and May every year. This year, the Tamil Nadu HSC 2nd year exams are scheduled to start on 5th May 2022 and will end on 28th May 2022. The TN Board has released the date sheet for the 2022 Tamil Nadu Board (Class 12) examination. Click on the link to download the HSC 2nd year timetable for the 2022 TN board Class 12 examination.

Additional Resources for TN Board Class 12 exams:

TN Board Class 12 Results and Result  Analysis

The Tamil Nadu Board conducts the TN HSC (Class 12) public exam in the months of March and May. The Tamil Nadu Board announces the results on its official site: https://tnresults.nic.in/. Click on the link below to know more about the Tamil Nadu Class 12 board exam results.

Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 Year-wise Comparison

Here is a year-wise comparison of the number of students appearing for the TN HSC 2nd year (Class 12) exam and the pass percentage.

Total Number of Students over the Years

The Tamil Nadu Board sees over 8 lakh students appearing for their Class 12 HSC Examinations every year. The numbers dipped in 2020, when only 7,79,931 students appeared for their TN Board Class 12 exams. In 2021, 8,16,473 students appeared and all the students passed. Here is a quick comparison of the total number of students appearing over the years for the TN Board Class 12 Examinations.

Exam Year Total Students Appeared
2022 8 lakh
2021 8,16,473
2020 7,79,931
2019 8,42,512
2018 8,60,434
2017 8,93,262
2016 8,33,682

 

  • Pass Percentage: The TN HSC 2nd year (Class 12) exams record a high overall pass percentage every year. In 2020, the overall pass percentage was 92.3%. Below is a detailed comparison of the year-wise results.

 

Exam Year Overall Pass % Pass % for Boys Pass % for Girls
2022 93.76 90.96 96.32
2021 100 100 100
2020 92.3 89.41 94.8
2019 91.3 88.57 93.64
2018 91.1 87.7 94.1
2017 92.1 89.3 94.5
2016 91.4 87.9 94.4

Number of Students Appearing in HSE throughout the Years 2

Tamil Nadu HSE Year Wise Pass Percentage 1

Stay tuned to BYJU’S for more information about the latest notification on Tamil Nadu HSC (Class 12) public exams including the exam dates, hall tickets, syllabus, important questions, sample papers, and other study materials like the Samacheer Kalvi books.

Frequently Asked Questions on Tamil Nadu Board Class 12

What is the Class 12 Board examination conducted by the state board called in Tamil Nadu?

The Tamil Nadu State Board Class 12 examination is called HSC 2nd year (Higher Secondary Certificate).

What is the eligibility criteria for the TN HSC 2nd year (Class 12) Board exam?

The student must have passed class 11 from a school affiliated to the Tamil Nadu board and must be pursuing class 12. Additionally, he or she must be 16 years of age on 31st July 2022, to be eligible for TN HSC 2nd year exams 2022.They also need to have the minimum attendance as specified by the board and should clear all dues before applying for TN HSC 2nd year exams in 2022.

What are the minimum marks required to pass the TN Class 12 public exam?

Students should score at least 35 marks in each subject to pass the TN Class 12 (HSC 2nd year) public exam.

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