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TN HSC/12th Time Table 2021 (Postponed)

On 18th April 2021, the government announced to postpone the HSC board exams, scheduled to begin on 3rd May 2021 and conclude on 21st May 2021, due to the surge in coronavirus cases. Parents and teachers welcomed the decision announced by the board. Moreover, schools are planning online tests to conduct for students to stay focused. The HSC practical exams, which had already begun, will be conducted as scheduled, which is till 23rd April 2021. The board will release the new time table after reviewing the situation until further notice. Students can download the TN 12th/HSC time table from the official website (

TN 12th exams are conducted in March every year, whereas the Tamil Nadu HSC timetable is announced in December every year. However, this year, there has been a delay in the class 12th board exam dates announcement. Thus, the class 12th examination dates were announced in the third week of February, and class 12th exams were scheduled to commence in May, which is a delay by two months. However, there has been a further delay in the commencement of offline exams due to the ongoing pandemic.

The board had released the time table for both private and regular candidates registered for the 12th exam. Candidates can download the Tamil Nadu HSC time table 2021 from the official website. Moreover, candidates can find all the relevant information related to Tamil Nadu HSC exams 2021 in the sections below.

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TN HSC Time Table 2021 - Important Dates

TN HSC exams were scheduled to conduct in the morning session and for 3 hours. Students must be present in the examination hall 15 minutes before the exam time to fill in all the details in the answer book and reading the question paper. Failing to reach the exam hall within the specified time will result in the cancellation of candidature, and the candidate will be declared absent for that particular exam.

Name of board

Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education, Chennai


TN HSC Time Table 2021

Exam dates

 To be announced

Mode of time table


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Tamil Nadu 12th Time Table 2021 (Old)

The new time table will be provided to students on the official website for students of class 12th to download and refer to. Earlier, the exams were scheduled to begin with the language paper and end with Chemistry, Accountancy, or Geography paper in May 2021. Currently, the board has postponed the HSC exams due to an increase in COVID-19 cases. Students can refer to the old TN 12th time table 2021 below:




3rd May 2021

10 AM - 1.15 PM


5th May 2021

10 AM - 1.15 PM


7th May 2021

10 AM - 1.15 PM

Communicative English/ Ethics Andindian Culture/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Bio-chemistry/ Advanced Language (Tamil)/ Home Science/ Political Science/ Statistics

11th May 2021

10 AM - 1.15 PM

Physics/ Economics/ Computer Technology

 17th May 2021

10 AM - 1.15 PM

Mathematics/ Zoology Commerce/ Microbiology

Nutrition Dietetics/ Textiles & Dress

Designed/ Food Service Management/ Agricultural

Science/ Nursing (General)/ Nursing Vocational

19th May 2021

10 AM - 1.15 PM

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 Secretaryship 

21st May 2021

10 AM - 1.15 PM

 Chemistry/ Accountancy/ Geography

How to Download TN HSC Time Table 2021?

Candidates can follow the below-given steps to download the TN HSC time table for future use:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the TN HSC board -

Step 2: Click on the "Time Table" icon on the home page.

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Step 3: Candidates are required to click on the "HSC May 2021 Time Table" link under the "Time Table" section.

Step 4: A new window will open up with "TN HSC Time Table 2021 PDF".

Step 5: Download the PDF and save it for future reference.

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