Hurdles crossed, typewriting exams finally on Nov 26, 27

Times of India | 3 days ago | 25-11-2022 | 06:57 am

Hurdles crossed, typewriting exams finally on Nov 26, 27

Trichy: After undergoing numerous hurdles, typewriting examinations are going to be held across the state on November 26 and 27. Meanwhile, the sudden change of an examination centre from the city to the outskirts of in Trichy has put around 2,000 candidates into an ordeal, as they have to travel over 25km. The directorate of technical education had earlier announced September 3 and 4 as the dates. But it was postponed to September 24 and 25. These were cancelled following an order of the Madurai bench of Madras high court in a case challenging the exam pattern. Few proprietors of typewriting institutes approached the court opposing the new pattern of exams. So, the dates were fixed as November 12 and 13. But, due to heavy rain, the exam was postponed to November 26 and 27. Thousands of candidates are going to sit for the examination in five batches on each day. Around 5,000 students will appear in Trichy district. Four centres are allotted in Trichy district including Seshasayee Polytechnic College near Thiruverumbur. “Around 2,000 candidates from 45 institutes were allotted to Seshasayee polytechnic centre. However, the directorate shifted the centre to a government polytechnic college in Sethurapatti village which is 25km away from the city. This will restrict several candidates from attending the exam,” said J Ravichandran, adviser and former state president of Tamil Nadu Commerce Institutes Association.“Many of our candidates are college students and they have semester examinations during the morning on that particular day. Since it is in the city, they can attend the typewriting exam during the afternoon session after completing their semester examination. But the new centre has put all of them into an ordeal. Moreover, we have to carry our typewriters up to Sethurappatti. We got permission from another private college near Seshasayee, to conduct the examination and took it to the notice of the directorate, but the authorities are silent,” S Rajasekaran, proprietor of Mekala Institute of Commerce said.

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