Matriculation Schools in Coimbatore
The Directorate of Matriculation Schools, Tamil Nadu is an accreditation and governing body for secondary schools in Tamil Nadu, India. In a concept unique to Tamil Nadu (within India), until 1971 Universities also governed secondary schools, and such schools were accredited to the Matriculation system. About 5% of schools in Tamil Nadu fall under this system.
it is a term commonly used to refer to the final year of high school or secondary school certificate examination, which ends at tenth standard (tenth grade) and the qualification received on finishing the tenth standard (tenth grade) of high school and passing the or the state board exams, commonly called "matriculation exams".
Most students who pass out of matriculation, or class 10, are 15-16 years old. Once the Matric year and exam have been passed, students are said to have "matriculated".
Schools use English as the language of instruction. They have a unique curriculum until class 10 and follow the Tamil Nadu State Board curriculum for classes 11 and 12. Schools are accredited on an annual basis. The method of education is based on rote learning and textual content is emphasized. It is considered to have the same benefit of state board.