Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Certificate Examination Plus Two
Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Certificate Examination Plus Two

Tamil Nadu 12th Exam 2024: Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, and Results

Tamil Nadu HSE Board Exam 2024 is conducted by the Directorate of Government Examinations. The examination started from March 1, and continued till March 22, 2024. The result has been announced on May 6, 2024.
TN HSE Exam 2024

TN HSE Exam 2024

Tamil Nadu 12th Exam Dates 2024: The Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) conducts the Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Certificate Examination for class 12 students. As per the official TN HSE time table, the 12th board exams started on March 1 and concluded on March 22, 2024. The examinations are held annually in offline or pen and paper format. Students can check the official exam time table on the website for DGE, dge.tn.gov.in. 

The result for Tamil Nadu 12th exam was announced at the official website for DGE. on May 6, 2024. Last year, the Tamil Nadu HSE +2 result was released on May 8. Students who failed to secure the minimum passing marks in their Tamil Nadu class 12th theory examinations can appear for the supplementary exams. This year, the TN HSE +2 Supply exams 2024 are scheduled to be conducted from June 24 to July 1, in pen-paper mode.

Latest Updates: 

  • The Tamil Nadu Board will release the TN 12th supplementary exam hall ticket 2024 on June 19 at dge.tn.gov.in.

Tamil Nadu 12th Exam Admit Card 2024

The admit cards for TN HSE plus two public exams was released in online mode. Students must remember that the admit card will be issued to them by their school authorities. Students don’t have to download the admit card on their own. However, private students will have to download the hall ticket themselves. Here is how they can download the Tamil Nadu class 12th admit card:

Step 1: Visit the official website, dge.tn.gov.in

Step 2: Click on the notification with admit card link

Step 3: Log in using details such as roll number and date of birth

Step 4: The admit card will be displayed on your screen

Step 5: Check all the details mentioned and download the admit card PDF

Tamil Nadu 12th Exam Date Sheet

The DGE released the official time table for Tamil Nadu class 12th board exams. Candidates can have a look at the exam dates in the table below:



March 1, 2024


March 5, 2024


March 8, 2024

Communicative English

Ethics and Indian Culture

Computer Science

Computer Applications


Advanced Language (Tamil)

Home Science

Political Science


Nursing (Vocational)

Basic Electrical Engineering

March 11, 2024




March 15, 2024



Computer Technology

Employability Skills

March 19, 2024





Nutrition and Dietetics

Textile and Dress Designing

Food Service Management

Agricultural Science

Nursing (General)

March 22, 2024




Business Mathematics and Statistics

Basic Electronics Engineering

Basic Civil Engineering

Basic Automobile Engineering

Basic Mechanical Engineering

Textile Technology

Office Management and Secretaryship

Tamil Nadu 12th Exam Highlights

Tamil Nadu board class 12th students can have a look at the important exam highlights in the table below:



Name of the exam

Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Certificate Examination

Short name


Conducting board

Directorate of Government Examinations, Tamil Nadu


Class 12th

Exam dates

March 1 to March 22, 2024

Official website


Tamil Nadu 12th Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for Tamil Nadu 12th board exam is set up by the Directorate of Government Examinations. Students can check the exam pattern on the website. School authorities are also responsible for making the students aware of the exam pattern. This includes the distribution of marks and questions as per the official syllabus. The examination timings for Tamil Nadu 12 the exam are given in the table below:



10 AM to 10:10 AM

Question paper reading time

10:10 AM to 10:15 AM

Verifying and filling particulars

10:15 AM to 1:15 PM

Examination time

Tamil Nadu 12th Exam Syllabus

The syllabus for Tamil Nadu 12th board varies for different streams. Since class 12 students opt for different subjects in their plus two, it is important to have a look at the syllabus for each student. The official syllabus for Tamil Nadu 12th board exam is available on the website dge.tn.gov.in. Here are some of the subject-wise important topics for TN HSE class 12 board:


  • Applications of matrices and determinants
  • Complex numbers
  • Theory of equations
  • Inverse trigonometric functions
  • Applications of vector algebra
  • Applications of integration
  • Ordinary differential equations
  • Probability


  • Metallurgy
  • P-block elements
  • Coordination chemistry
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Solid state
  • Electro chemistry
  • Surface chemistry
  • Hydroxy compounds and ethers
  • Organic nitrogen compounds


  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • National income
  • Consumption and investment function
  • Monetary economics
  • Banking
  • International economics
  • Fiscal economics
  • Environmental economics
  • Economics of development and planning


  • Rise of nationalism in India
  • Rise of extremism in India
  • Impact of world war on Indian freedom movement
  • Gandhi and mass mobilisation
  • Reconstruction of post colonial India
  • Imperialism 

Tamil Nadu 12th Exam Preparation Tips

Prepare notes for more clarity

Students must focus on making notes as per their own understanding. This will help them in a convenient way about their subject and avoid confusion.

Take breaks on regular intervals

Students have to put in long hours of study to prepare well for the board examinations. However, they must remember to rest their minds and bodies during the time they study. 

Create your preparation strategy

Students should come up with a preparation strategy which is suitable for them. It is important to maintain a pace which is comfortable for the student so they don’t end up feeling pressured. 

Focus on Revision 

Revision is the key for any examination. Students should revise their notes and textbooks frequently for  thorough preparation.

Tamil Nadu 12th Exam Result

The result for Tamil Nadu class 12th board exam will be released in May, 2024. Last year, the TN HSE result was declared on May 8, 2024. Students will be able to check and download the scorecards from the official website, dge.tn.gov.in, using their login credentials. The login credentials include roll number, date of birth, and captcha code.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When will the TN HSE plus two exam be held in 2024?

The TN HSE +2 exam 2024 is going to be held from March 1 to March 22, 2024. Students appearing for the exam can check the official date sheet on the website, dge.tn.gov.in.

Who conducts the TN HSE exam?

The TN HSE exam for class 12 is conducted by the Directorate of Government Examinations, Tamil Nadu. The board also conducts exams for classes 10th and 11th in Tamil Nadu. 

When will the TN HSE result release in 2024?

The result for TN HSE exam is expected to be released in May, 2024 (tentatively). However, no official dates are out yet. Students will be notified about the result announcement on the official website.

Is the TN HSE admit card released?

The TN HSE admit card for private students has been issued at dge.tn.gov.in. Students are required to download and check all the details mentioned on the admit card carefully. In case of any error, students must report it to the board authorities.

What is the duration of TN HSE exam?

The duration of TN HSE exam for class 12 is 3 hours and 15 minutes. The examination timing is from 10 AM to 1:15 PM.

What is the full form of TN HSE +2?

TN HSE +2 stands for Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Certificate Examination plus two (for class 12th). The examination is conducted by DGE, Tamil Nadu. 

Will there be a supplementary exam for TN HSE +2?

Yes, students who are unable to clear the TN HSE +2 examination will be allowed to sit for a supplementary examination. The supplementary dates will be announced once the result for regular exams is declared. 

What are the passing marks for TN HSE +2 exam?

Students appearing for TN HSE +2 examination are required to score a minimum score of 35% to pass in the exam. Failing to do so, students will have to appear for the supplementary examination.