School education minister Sengottaiyan said that school admissions for classes I to X will begin on August 17
School education minister K.A. Sengottaiyan addressed the press on Tuesday, saying that the school admissions for class I to X will begin from August 17 and class XI admissions will begin on August 24, he also added that the transfers would also take place on the respective days of admission.
“Schools have to follow social distancing norms announced by the government while conducting admissions. Free books and notebooks also should be distributed after the admissions”
Headmasters of city schools say that the commerce stream is at high and it has become due to 100% results in class X. “Surprisingly, many students also enquire about admissions to science stream n class XI. Due to all-pass in class X, it would be tough to allot streams as many students want to join either commerce or science stream”, said G.J. Manohar, principal of MCC Higher Secondary School in Chetpet.
The 25% reservations under the Right to Education (RTE) will be done online and around 80,000 LKG students have been admitted to private schools under this reservation.