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TN SSLC Application Form 2021

TN board usually releases the TN SSLC application form in November/December every year, but the examinations are cancelled for the year 2021 due to the pandemic. However, the details regarding the application form can be found on this page. One essential point to note while registering for the exam is that candidates must carefully fill out the Tamil Nadu board exam application from their respective school authorities' guidance.

The information provided on the registration form will be final and will reflect on the hall ticket later on. In addition, candidates must visit the Tamil Nadu board's official website - to find out essential updates regarding the board exam application form.


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TN SSLC Application/Registration Form 2021 Highlights

Candidates must submit their SSLC application forms to the TN Directorate of Government Examinations before the due date. If a candidate fails to submit the application form on time, they will have to pay an additional late fee based on the governing body's terms and conditions.

Name of the board 

Directorate of Government Education Tamil Nadu


TN SSLC application form 2021



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How to Submit TN SSLC Application Form 2021 (For Private Candidates)?

Tamil Nadu board conducts the TN SSLC registration process on its official website. Private students will need to fill out and submit the TN SSLC application form via the Directorate's official portal. The following is a step by step procedure for private candidates to complete the TN SSLC application form 2021:

Step 1: Visit the official website of DGE TN -

Step 2: Click on the "Notice for online form filling of high school" link under the "Notifications" tab.

Step 3: A notification PDF or link will appear on the screen, read it, and click on the suitable link to register.

Step 4: Fill in all the required details and finish the process by paying the fee either online or offline mode.

Step 5: Review the filled-out application and submit it by clicking on the "Submit" button.

Step 6: Download and save the application/registration form and keep it for future reference.

TN SSLC Exam Application Process

The Tamil Nadu board introduced the online registration process for private students in 2012. In contrast, for regular students, the school authorities carry out the registration process on behalf of their students. The board has explained the whole registration process and all the details regarding the fee structure and exceptions in a PDF file. The PDF file has been attached below for the greater convenience of students.


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TN SSLC application process

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TN SSLC Application Form Fee Details

The necessary registration fees Rs. 125/-. Few exceptions are also applicable to the submission of valid documents. Find below the classification of exam registration fees:

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  • The “H” Type Candidates (who have already appeared but want to clear the subjects they could not pass) will have to pay Rs. 50 (per subject) + Rs. 35 (Other Fee) = Rs. 85 + Rs. 50 (Online Register Charge)

  • The “HP” Type Candidates (who have completed their SSLC and want to apply for their 12th exam after having a gap of two years from SSLC) will have to pay Rs. 150 (per subject) + Rs. 35 (Other Fee) + Rs. 2= Rs. 187 + Rs. 50 (Online Registration)

  • Candidates need to pay a penalty of Rs. 1,000/- on applying after the last date.

Disclaimer: All fee structures mentioned above are subject to change based on official notification from the board.

Details Required for Tamil Nadu SSLC Application Form 2021

Candidates must go through the following table carefully before registering for the TN SSLC board exam 2021:




  • There will be two options from which candidates need to select whichever is applicable.

  • If a candidate did regular schooling, he/she would need to choose 'Regular', and if candidates didn't do regular schooling, then he/she needs to select 'Private'.

School Name

  • Candidates need to write their school name properly.

School Code

  • Every school has a unique school code, which comes under the TN SSLC board. Candidates are required to submit their school code in this section.

Candidate's Name

  • Candidates need to write their names in capital letters, and it should also match the name mentioned in their certificates.

Date of Birth

  • Candidates need to enter their date of birth as registered in their birth certificate issued by Tamil Nadu government.

Physically Handicapped (PH)

  • If a candidate is physically disabled, then he/she will need to select an option as Yes, and the candidate will need to specify or get verified along with the medical certificate.

Email Id & Mobile Number

  • Write a valid mobile number & email Id, which will be used for further communication.

Communication Address

  • Mention the communication address or permanent address, and the candidate should also have an address certificate for proof.

Two Identification Marks

  • Candidates will need to mention two identification marks; the marks should be visible and permanent (e.g., mole marks, etc.).

Photograph & Signature

  • Candidates must attach their recent passport-sized photograph in the given space, and the dimension for the photographs should be 4.5cm * 3.5cm. The signature should be clean and visible to the authorities.
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