1. Instructions to the candidates to fill up the application form and General Instructions1. NAME : Name should be filled as found in SSLC Mark Certificate and the example is as shown below K . J A Y A R A M A N2. SEX : Boys should mention ‘M’ and the girls should mention ‘F’ in the box provided for Sex.3. CLASSIFICATION : COMMUNITY CODE COMMUNITY CODE Other Communities O C Scheduled Caste S C Scheduled Tribe S T Backward Classes B C Most Backward Class M B Scheduled caste converted S S to Christianity Backward Class Muslim B C M Scheduled Caste Arunthadhiyar S C A4. DATE OF BIRTH : In the first two columns ‘DATE’, in the second two columns ‘MONTH’ and in the last two columns, last two digits of the ‘YEAR’ should be mentioned.5. CODE LETTER FOR MEDIUM OF ANSWERING : E for English T for Tamil N for Telugu M for Malayalam K for Kannada U for Urdu6. Candidates who apply for the Higher Secondary Examination for the first time will be treated as “Direct Private Candidates” HP and the candidates who once appeared and failed in the Higher Secondary Examination will be treated as “Private Candidates” H . .7. Candidates must mark a tick in the column provided for “Direct Private candidate” / “Private Candidate” in the first page of the application.8. The photos should be attested by the Headmaster of the institution where the candidate last studied.9. Those failed in ‘practical’ part of the subject comprising both Theory and Practical must appear for both Theory and Practical compulsorily. Those applying for practical under vocational stream must mention the subject name followed by Practical I or Practical II, as the case may be.10. Change of language or subjects at the time of writing the examination will not be permitted.11. Place of examination: Candidate must select any one of the places of examination from the list of places given in the annexure and mention the same in bold letters on the first page of the application form.
2. 12. Examination Fee : (For Regular Private Candidates) I. EXAMINATION FEE : Rs.50/- per subject In addition to the exam fee, each candidate should pay Rs.35/- for which break-up is given below. (a) Registered Fee Rs.10/- (b) Mark Certificate Fee Rs.20/- (c) Service Charges Rs. 5/- Fee once remitted will neither be refunded nor be adjusted for the subsequent examination. Examination Fee : (For Direct Private Candidates) I. EXAMINATION FEE : Rs.150/- In addition to the exam fee, each candidate should pay Rs.37/- for which break-up is given below. (a) Registered Fee Rs.10/- (b) Mark Certificate Fee Rs.20/- (c) Service Charges Rs. 5/- (d) Aural/Oral skill test fee Rs. 2/- Rs.187/- in total.13. The candidate should enclose Xerox copy of Mark Certificates of previous appearances without which the admission cannot be considered. (Private Candidates)14. In submitting an application for admission to the examination the candidates will be deemed to have given an undertaking that he will abide by all the rules now in force or those to be brought into effect hereafter in respect of the examination.15. On receipt of admission certificate, the candidate must verify whether his / her name, date of birth and subject with medium are printed correctly. Mistake if any must be brought to the notice of the Joint Director of Govt. Examinations and to the Chief Superintendent of the examination centre also. H-S16. Candidates should take their places in the examination hall fifteen minutes before the commencement of the examination.17. Candidates arriving after the expiration of fifteen minutes from the commencement of the examination will not be admitted. (a) Candidate suffering from contagious disease will not be admitted to the examination room. (b) Candidates should note down the Register Number on the of the top of the question paper in the space provided immediately after the receipt from the Assistant Superintendent of the Examination Hall. (c) Candidate will not be permitted to leave the Examination Hall before the expiry of the time allotted for the examination. (d) Candidates are not permitted to bring Cell Phones inside the Examination Hall. (e) Candidate are permitted to take the question paper with them after the conclusion of the examination.18. Candidates are prohibited from noting down answers to any question either on the question paper or on a separate paper. They are also prohibited from writing upon their Admission Certificate.19. Any candidate who communicates with the Examiners and who does not behave properly towards the Chief and Assistant Superintendent of the Examination or is suspected or having and recourse to malpractice of any kind in connection with the examination, or whose answer papers contain objectionable matter is liable to have his / her Examination cancelled for such terms of years as the Board of Higher Secondary Examination may think fit or the Board is not satisfied for any reason whatsoever as to the trustworthiness, his/her result may be cancelled or he/she may be required to undergo re-examination at some future date to be fixed by the Board in any one or more of the subjects of the examination for which he/she appeared, his/her success of failure being determined on the result of such re-examination.
3. 20. It is the personal responsibility of the candidates to tie the additional answer sheets and main answer book properly and handover to the Assistant Superintendent. They should not under any circumstances leave the script on the table or take away the answer scripts. If any such cases reported, the candidature of the candidates for the examination will be cancelled and the candidate is likely to be debarred from appearing for the Higher Secondary or any other Examination for such terms of years specified by the Director of Government Examinations, Chennai21. Mark Certificate will be issued to all Private Candidates through the examination centres, after the publication of results.22. Name of the languages allowed to appear under Part-I : Tamil /Telugu / Malayalam / Kannada / Urdu / Hindi / Sanskrit / Arabic /French / German23. Name of the Media allowed to appear under Part-III optional subjects under General Education : Tamil /Telugu / Malayalam / Kannada / Urdu / English Specific Instructions to Direct Private Candidates24. The Direct Private Candidates (HP) are eligible to apply for the examination only if they have completed two years after passing SSLC examination and also should have completed 16½ years of age as on first September 2012 the day specified in the notification.25. Candidates once applied as Direct Private Candidate but absented in all subjects will again be treated as Direct Private Candidates only.26. The Direct Private candidates will be permitted to appear for only in any one of the following groups of subjects under Part-III Group Code No. Part III Subjects 304 - History Economics Commerce Accountancy 305 - Economics Pol. Science Commerce Accountancy 306 - Economics Commerce Accountancy Indian Culture 307 - Economics Commerce Accountancy Adv. Language (Tamil) 308 - Economics Commerce Accountancy Business Maths27. The candidate will be tested in aural / oral skills for 20 marks at the respective examination centre by the Subject teacher in language Paper II under Part I Mother Tongue or Regional Language ; Part II (English) and Advanced Language (Tamil). The Aural/Oral test conducted at the examination centre will be final and marks obtained in the first test will be taken into account for subsequent appearance if any. The candidate will not be permitted to redo the test under any circumstances. They should contact the Chief Superintendent of the examination centre for the exact date and time for the aural/oral test.28. Candidates should enclose all original Mark Certificates of previous appearances.
4. Revenue Districts Addresses where the applications should be submitted either by Registered post or in personKanyakumari The Regional Deputy Director,Tirunelveli O/o. The Regional Deputy Director of GovernmentTuticorin Examinations, Government Hr.Sec. School Campus, Swami Nellaiyappar Salai, Tirunelveli 627 002.Ramanathapuram The Regional Deputy Director,Sivagangai, O/o. The Regional Deputy Director of GovernmentVirudhunagar, Examinations,Theni, Madurai, 4 Hakkim Ajmalkhan Road,Dindigul Chinnachokkikulam, Madurai 625 002.The Nilgiris, Tiruppur, The Regional Deputy Director,Coimbatore, O/o. The Regional Deputy Director of GovernmentErode, Salem, Examinations,Namakkal, Krishnagiri, Fire Service Station Road,Dharmapuri Ramasamy Nagar, Goundampalayam, Coimbatore 641 030.Pudukottai, Karur, The Regional Deputy Director,Perambalur, Ariyalur, O/o. The Regional Deputy Director of GovernmentTrichy, Nagappattinam, Examinations,Tiruvarur, Thanjavur 1-A Arabic College Road, Kaja Nagar, Trichy 620 020.Karaikkal, The Regional Deputy Director,Pondicherry,Villupuram, O/o. The Regional Deputy Director of GovernmentCuddalore Examinations, 9/8 Aatrangarai Veedhi, Pudhupalayam, Cuddalore 607 001.Tiruvannamalai, Vellore The Regional Deputy Director, O/o. The Regional Deputy Director of Government Examinations, 87/2, Arcot Road, Sathuvacheri, Vellore 632 009.Kancheepuram, The Regional Deputy Director,Tiruvellore, Chennai O/o. The Regional Deputy Director of Government Examinations, D.P.I. Campus, College Road, Chennai 600 006. DIRECTOR