About TN HSC Board 2020

Directorate of Government Examination(DGE), Tamil Nadu is the body which conducts TN HSC Board exams 2020. The exam is held in a pen and paper-based mode with a single set of question papers. TN HSE hall ticket 2020 are released in the month of February 2020 in the online mode on the official website i.e. dge.tn.gov.in.

  • The Board released the TN HSC Board time table in the online mode. 
  • TN HSC Board exams were conducted from March 2 to March 24, 2020. 
  • The duration of the TN HSC Board exams 2020 will be of 3 hours per subject.
  • Students must follow the TN Class 12th syllabus and exam pattern prescribed by the board to know the important topics and types of questions asked in the exam.  
  • Students preparing for TN HSC Board exams 2020, must practice the TN Class 12th question papers or sample papers to get a better idea of marking scheme, the number of question from each unit and types of questions asked. 
  • Tamil Nadu 12th result 2020 will be announced in the last week of April on the official website of the Board. The result declared online will be provisional and will be valid for only 90 days. 
  • Therefore, students must collect their original mark sheets from their respective school or board authority after the declaration of result. 
  • Students who are unable to pass the annual TN HSC 12th exams can appear for the compartment exams which will be conducted in June 2020 and the result for the same will be declared July 2020.

TN HSC Board 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Certificate Examination
Short Exam Name TN HSC Board
Conducting Body Directorate of Government Examinations
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level Intermediate
Languages Arabic, German +9 More
Mode of Application Offline
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Duration 3 Hours

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TN HSC Board 2020 Important Dates

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24 Mar, 2020

Exam - Chemistry/accountancy/ Geography | Mode: Offline

20 Mar, 2020

Exam - Biology/ Botany/ History / Business Mathematics and Statistics / Basic Electrical Engineering/ Basic Electronics Engineering/ Basic Civil Engineering/ Basic Automobile Engineering/ Basic Mechanical Engineering/ Textile Technology / Office Management and S | Mode: Offline

16 Mar, 2020

Exam - Physics/ Economics/ Computer Technology | Mode: Offline

12 Mar, 2020

Exam - Communicative English/ Ethics And Indian Culture/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Bio-chemistry / Advanced Language ( Tamil ) / Home Science/ Political Science/ Statistics | Mode: Offline

09 Mar, 2020

Exam - Mathematics/ Zoology/ Commerce/ Micro-biology/ Nutrition Dietetics/ Textile & Dress Designing/ Food Service Management/ Agricultural Science/ Nursing (General)/ Nursing Vocational | Mode: Offline

05 Mar, 2020

Exam - English | Mode: Offline

02 Mar, 2020

Exam - Language | Mode: Offline

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TN HSC Board 2020 Eligibility Criteria

DGE, Tamil Nadu has set eligibility criteria for appearing in TN HSC Board exams 2020. Students have to fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility criteria before writing the exam. 

  • One must have passed class 11 from a recognized school of Tamil Nadu board and must be pursuing class 12.
  • Must attain the age of 16 years as on July 31, 2020, to be eligible for TN HSC exams 2020.
  • Students need to maintain a minimum attendance and should clear all dues applying for TN HSC exams 2020.
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TN HSC Board 2020 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline

Mode of Payment : Other

Students can apply for TN class 12 exams 2020 in both online and offline mode. 

  • Regular students can fill the application form through their respective schools in the offline mode. 
  • While private students appearing for the TN HSC board exams 2020 must fill in the online application form at the nearest Government examination center. 
  • They can also collect the form at the nodal center from the board authorities and fill it offline.
  • The application fee is to be submitted in cash mode for both regular and private students. Payment through any other mode is not be accepted.

TN HSC Board 2020 Syllabus

Accountancy-

Accountancy: Unit 01
Final accounts - adjustments
Accountancy: Unit 02
Accounts from incomplete records (single entry)
Accountancy: Unit 03
Depreciation accounting
Accountancy: Unit 04
Financial statements analysis – ratio analysis
Accountancy: Unit 05
Cash budget
Accountancy: Unit 06
Partnership accounts – basic concepts
Accountancy: Unit 07
Partnership accounts – admission
Accountancy: Unit 08
Partnership accounts – retirement
Accountancy: Unit 09
Company accounts

Biochemistry+

Biochemistry: Unit 01
Cell memberane
Biochemistry: Unit 02
Digestion
Biochemistry: Unit 03
Carbohydrate metabolism
Biochemistry: Unit 04
Protein metabolism
Biochemistry: Unit 05
Lipid metabolism
Biochemistry: Unit 06
Nucleic acid metabolism
Biochemistry: Unit 07
Inborn errors of metabolism
Biochemistry: Unit 08
Biological oxidation
Biochemistry: Unit 09
Enzyme kinetics
Biochemistry: Unit 10
Immunology

Biology+

Biology: Unit 01
Human physiology
Biology: Unit 02
Microbiology
Biology: Unit 03
Immunology
Biology: Unit 04
Modern genetics
Biology: Unit 05
Environmental science
Biology: Unit 06
Applied biology
Biology: Unit 07
Theories of evolution

Biology - botany+

Biology - botany: Unit 01
Taxonomy of angiosperms
Biology - botany: Unit 02
Plant anatomy
Biology - botany: Unit 03
Cell biology and genetics
Biology - botany: Unit 04
Biotechnology
Biology - botany: Unit 05
Plant physiology
Biology - botany: Unit 06
Biology in human welfare

Botany+

Botany: Unit 01
Taxonomy of angiosperms
Botany: Unit 02
Plant anatomy
Botany: Unit 03
Cell biology and genetics
Botany: Unit 04
Biotechnology
Botany: Unit 05
Plant physiology
Botany: Unit 06
Biology in human welfare

Business mathematics+

Business mathematics: Unit 01
Applications of matrices and determinants
Business mathematics: Unit 02
Analytical geometry
Business mathematics: Unit 03
Applications of differentiation - I
Business mathematics: Unit 04
Applications of differentiation - II
Business mathematics: Unit 05
Applications of integration
Business mathematics: Unit 06
Differential equations
Business mathematics: Unit 07
Interpolation and fitting a straight line
Business mathematics: Unit 08
Probability distributions
Business mathematics: Unit 09
Sampling techniques and statistical inferences
Business mathematics: Unit 10
Applied statistics

Inorganic chemistry+

Inorganic chemistry: Unit 01
Atomic structure - II
Inorganic chemistry: Unit 02
Periodic classification - II
Inorganic chemistry: Unit 03
p-block elements- II
Inorganic chemistry: Unit 04
d- block elements
Inorganic chemistry: Unit 05
f- block elements
Inorganic chemistry: Unit 06
Coordination compounds and bio-coordination compounds
Inorganic chemistry: Unit 07
Nuclear chemistry

Physical chemistry+

Physical chemistry: Unit 01
Solid state II
Physical chemistry: Unit 02
Thermodynamics - II
Physical chemistry: Unit 03
Chemical equilibrium II
Physical chemistry: Unit 04
Chemical kinetics II
Physical chemistry: Unit 05
Surface chemistry
Physical chemistry: Unit 06
Electrochemistry - I
Physical chemistry: Unit 07
Electrochemistry - II
Physical chemistry: Unit 08
Isomerism in organic chemistry
Physical chemistry: Unit 09
Hydroxy derivatives
Physical chemistry: Unit 10
Ethers
Physical chemistry: Unit 11
Carbonyl compounds
Physical chemistry: Unit 12
Carboxylic acids
Physical chemistry: Unit 13
20 Organic nitrogen compounds
Physical chemistry: Unit 14
Biomolecules
Physical chemistry: Unit 15
Chemistry in action
Physical chemistry: Unit 16
Electro chemistry I
Physical chemistry: Unit 17
Electro chemistry II

Organic chemistry+

Organic chemistry: Unit 01
Isomerism in organic chemistry
Organic chemistry: Unit 02
Hydroxy derivatives
Organic chemistry: Unit 03
Ethers
Organic chemistry: Unit 04
Carbonyl compounds
Organic chemistry: Unit 05
Carboxylic acids
Organic chemistry: Unit 06
Organic nitrogen compounds
Organic chemistry: Unit 07
Biomolecules
Organic chemistry: Unit 08
Chemistry in action

Civil+

Civil: Unit 01
Building construction
Civil: Unit 02
Planning of house
Civil: Unit 03
Water supply engineering
Civil: Unit 04
Sanitary engineering
Civil: Unit 05
Aesthetics of a house
Civil: Unit 06
Surveying
Civil: Unit 07
Hydraulics and hydraulic machinery
Civil: Unit 08
Highway engineering

Commerce+

Commerce: Unit 01
Organization
Commerce: Unit 02
Sole trader
Commerce: Unit 03
Partnership
Commerce: Unit 04
Companies - I
Commerce: Unit 05
Companies - II
Commerce: Unit 06
Stock exchange
Commerce: Unit 07
Co-operatives
Commerce: Unit 08
Government in business

Computer science+

Computer science: Unit 01
An introduction to star office writer
Computer science: Unit 02
Text formatting
Computer science: Unit 03
Correcting spelling mistakes
Computer science: Unit 04
Working with tables
Computer science: Unit 05
Page formatting
Computer science: Unit 06
Spreadsheet
Computer science: Unit 07
Database
Computer science: Unit 08
Introduction to multimedia
Computer science: Unit 09
Presentation
Computer science: Unit 10
Object oriented concepts using c++
Computer science: Unit 11
Overview of c++
Computer science: Unit 12
Basic statement
Computer science: Unit 13
Functions c++ enhancements
Computer science: Unit 14
Structured data type- arrays
Computer science: Unit 15
Classes and objects
Computer science: Unit 16
Polymorphism
Computer science: Unit 17
Constructor and destructors
Computer science: Unit 18
Inheritance
Computer science: Unit 19
Impact of computers on society
Computer science: Unit 20
IT enabled services
Computer science: Unit 21
Computer ethics

Electrical machines and appliances+

Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 01
Winding insulating materials
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 02
Winding wire
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 03
Details of winding
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 04
Development of winding - AC machines
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 05
Development of winding – DC machines
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 06
Rewinding and testing of electric motors
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 07
Instruments and testing
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 08
Electrical cooking appliances
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 09
Electric iron box
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 10
Water heaters and coffee makers
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 11
Electric mixer and egg beaters
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 12
Vacuum cleaner and washing machines
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 13
Electric fan and electric hair drier
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 14
Centrifugal pump
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 15
Maintenance of rotating machines
Electrical machines and appliances: Unit 16
Maintenance of transformers

Food management and child care+

Food management and child care: Unit 01
Quality of food
Food management and child care: Unit 02
Maternal and infant nutrition
Food management and child care: Unit 03
Nutrition for children
Food management and child care: Unit 04
Therapeutic diet
Food management and child care: Unit 05
Food service institutions
Food management and child care: Unit 06
Food borne infections and food poisoning
Food management and child care: Unit 07
Food preservation
Food management and child care: Unit 08
Bakery products
Food management and child care: Unit 09
Preschool education
Food management and child care: Unit 10
Activities in pre school
Food management and child care: Unit 11
Management

General machinist+

General machinist: Unit 01
Lathe
General machinist: Unit 02
Drilling machine
General machinist: Unit 03
Shaping machine
General machinist: Unit 04
Grinding machine
General machinist: Unit 05
Milling machine
General machinist: Unit 06
Hydraulic equipments
General machinist: Unit 07
Electrical equipments
General machinist: Unit 08
Welding
General machinist: Unit 09
CNC machines
General machinist: Unit 10
Machine tool maintenance

Geography+

Geography: Unit 01
Biosphere
Geography: Unit 02
Human-made ecosystem-I
Geography: Unit 03
Human-made ecosystem-II
Geography: Unit 04
Environmental degradations/management

Home science+

Home science: Unit 01
Concept of home science
Home science: Unit 02
Physiology
Home science: Unit 03
Food, nutrition and health
Home science: Unit 04
Life span development
Home science: Unit 05
Home management
Home science: Unit 06
Fundamentals of textiles and clothing
Home science: Unit 07
Communication skills

Microbiology+

Microbiology: Unit 01
General microbiology
Microbiology: Unit 02
Environmental, food and industrial microbiology
Microbiology: Unit 03
Medical bacteriology
Microbiology: Unit 04
Medical parasitology, mycology, virology and zoonosis
Microbiology: Unit 05
Immunology
Microbiology: Unit 06
Microbial genetics

Nursing 1+

Nursing 1: Unit 01
Medical and surgical asepsis – nursing principles and practices
Nursing 1: Unit 02
Nutrition and diet therapy
Nursing 1: Unit 03
Medical surgical nursing – principles and practices
Nursing 1: Unit 04
Child health nursing – principles and practices

Nursing 2+

Nursing 2: Unit 01
Community health nursing – principles and practices
Nursing 2: Unit 02
Mental health nursing – principles and practices
Nursing 2: Unit 03
Midwifery – principles and practices

Nursing theory+

Nursing theory: Unit 01
Microbiology
Nursing theory: Unit 02
Environmental sanitation and health
Nursing theory: Unit 03
Communicable diseases
Nursing theory: Unit 04
Nutrition
Nursing theory: Unit 05
Maternal health
Nursing theory: Unit 06
Child health nursing
Nursing theory: Unit 07
Geriatric care
Nursing theory: Unit 08
Emergency management
Nursing theory: Unit 09
Home nursing
Nursing theory: Unit 10
Administration of medicine

Nutrition and dietetics+

Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 01
Recommended dietary allowances
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 02
Nutrition in pregnancy and lactation
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 03
Nutrition in infancy
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 04
Nutrition during pre school age (1-6 years)
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 05
Nutrition during school age (6-12 years)
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 06
Nutrition during adolescence
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 07
Nutrition for adults
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 08
Nutrition during old age
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 09
Introduction to dietetics
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 10
Diet in fever
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 11
Diet in obesity and underweight
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 12
Diet in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 13
Diet in diseases of liver
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 14
Diet in diabetes mellitus
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 15
Diet in kidney disorders
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 16
Diet in diseases of the cardiovascular system
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 17
Hospital dietary departments
Nutrition and dietetics: Unit 18
Computer applications in nutrition education and dietetics

Office management+

Office management: Unit 01
Concept and role of modern office
Office management: Unit 02
Modern office appliances and furniture
Office management: Unit 03
Office accommodation and layout
Office management: Unit 04
Office stationeries and supplies
Office management: Unit 05
Filing and indexing
Office management: Unit 06
Secretarial practice and postal services
Office management: Unit 07
Electronic data processing
Office management: Unit 08
Office management systems and its control

Physics 1+

Physics 1: Unit 01
Electrostatics
Physics 1: Unit 02
Current electricity
Physics 1: Unit 03
Effects of electric current
Physics 1: Unit 04
Electromagnetic induction and alternating current
Physics 1: Unit 05
Electromagnetic waves and wave optics
Physics 1: Unit 06
Atomic physics
Physics 1: Unit 07
Dual nature of radiation and matter - relativity
Physics 1: Unit 08
Nuclear physics
Physics 1: Unit 09
Semiconductor devices and their applications
Physics 1: Unit 10
Communication systems

Physics 2+

Physics 2: Unit 01
Atomic physics
Physics 2: Unit 02
Dual nature of radiation and matter and relativity
Physics 2: Unit 03
Nuclear physics
Physics 2: Unit 04
Semiconductor devices and their applications
Physics 2: Unit 05
Communication systems

Political science+

Political science: Unit 01
Development of state
Political science: Unit 02
Theory of the origin of the state
Political science: Unit 03
New political science
Political science: Unit 04
Challenges to state sovereignty
Political science: Unit 05
Forms of government
Political science: Unit 06
Judiciary
Political science: Unit 07
Indian government and politics
Political science: Unit 08
Organization of state government – Tamil Nadu
Political science: Unit 09
Local self government in Tamil Nadu
Political science: Unit 10
India in the 21th century

Statistics+

Statistics: Unit 01
Probability
Statistics: Unit 02
Random variable and mathematical expectation
Statistics: Unit 03
Some important theoretical distributions
Statistics: Unit 04
Test of significance ( basic concepts)
Statistics: Unit 05
Test of significance ( large samples)
Statistics: Unit 06
Test of significance ( small samples)
Statistics: Unit 07
Analysis of variance
Statistics: Unit 08
Time series
Statistics: Unit 09
Theory of attributes
Statistics: Unit 10
Decision theory

Text tiles and dress designing+

Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 01
Fabric finishes
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 02
Dyeing and printing
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 03
Family clothing budget and wardrobe planning
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 04
Selection of clothing
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 05
Designing in clothing
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 06
Identification of fabrics and preliminary stitches in garment construction
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 07
Laying the pattern , marking and cutting
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 08
Pattern alteration
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 09
Belt and bows
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 10
Garment enrichment
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 11
Selection of fabrics for construction of garments
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 12
Care and maintenance of garments
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 13
Role of computer in garment designing
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 14
Advertisement
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 15
Entrepreneurship development
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 16
Apparel merchandising
Text tiles and dress designing: Unit 17
Ready-made, tailor-made and home-made garments

Zoology+

Zoology: Unit 01
Human physiology
Zoology: Unit 02
Microbiology
Zoology: Unit 03
Immunology
Zoology: Unit 04
Modern genetics
Zoology: Unit 05
Environmental science
Zoology: Unit 06
Applied biology
Zoology: Unit 07
Theories of evolution
Zoology: Unit 08
Aquaculture

TN HSC Board 2020 Exam Pattern

DGE, Tamil Nadu prescribes a syllabus, books and exam pattern for the conduction of TN HSC Board exams 2020. Students must refer to the syllabus and exam pattern while preparing for TN Class 12th Board exams. The duration of each paper will be 3 hours. The exam will be conducted in three parts :

  • Part 1 is a language paper in which students can opt the language of their choice. 
  • Language options provided by the board are Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Urdu, Sanskrit, Arabic, French, German.
  • Part 2 is the English Language paper.
  • Part 3 has a choice of 4 subjects from a list as specified by the Board.

Students who are preparing for the TN HSC exams 2020 must put in proper hard work and dedication to score well in the exams. 

  • Students must go through the entire syllabus thoroughly. Students must solve as many sample question papers as possible. 
  • Sample paper and questions papers must be practiced after covering all the important topics or entire syllabus. 
  • Students must build strong concepts rather than mugging up everything. If there is conceptual clarity one can solve tricky questions easily. 
  • Previous Years' question papers help students to analyze their preparation level, makes aware of the types of questions and so on

TN HSC Board 2020 Admit Card

Admit cards will be available in both offline and online mode.

  • The regular students appearing for TN HSC Board exams 2020 can collect their admit cards from the school authority before the commencement of the examination. 
  • While the private candidates can download the hall ticket from the official website by entering the details like application number and date of birth. 
  • Hall ticket is an important document without which one is not allowed to sit for the exam. 
  • It mentions the exam schedule, centre name, and address and examination instructions (if any).

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • School ID

DGE, Tamil Nadu will announce the result of TN HSC board exams 2020 in the last week of April 2020. 

  • TN 12th result will be announced in online mode on the official website of the board i.e. www.dge.tn.gov.in, 
  • TN HSC Board result announced by the board will be provisional and valid for 90 days. 
  • Students can collect their original mark sheet from their respective schools.
  • The original mark sheet will be considered the final proof for further consideration. 
  • Students who will be unable to clear the TN HSC Board exams can apply for the compartment exams conducted by the board in the month of June 2020. 
  • The result of the same will be announced in the month of July 2020.

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a student completed three of his 12th tamilnadu board exams . he wishes to do 12th again . is it possible or not?

Harsha Sinha 27th Mar, 2020

Hi there,

If you mean that he has given three subject papers and want to give all of the again..

Then yes he can every year there happens a improvement exam so he can fill that form give exam of whatever subject he wansts Or all the subject..

I hope this help

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