If you compare the literacy rate of different states in India, Tamil Nadu would be one with a higher rate of literacy. If you take a view of its literacy rate in the year 2011, you will get a figure of 80.33%. This is such a literacy ratio for which people of the state is proud. Rather the rate is known to be above the national average. The enrolment of students in primary and upper primary level is 100%. But the higher secondary education of the state is also equally important. Thus, Tamil Nadu Board of Higher Secondary Education was founded to encourage the higher standard of education.
Just after completing the secondary education, students in Tamil Nadu can easily go for higher education under Tamil Nadu Board of Higher Secondary Education. In most private schools, the medium of education is English. But a student, who is facing problem in following the medium of instruction, can easily opt for other language. There are many Tamil medium schools and colleges where the medium of instruction is regional language. There are Kendriya Vidyalayas that runs under the government of the state. If you can be the student of such institution, there will be scope to have two medium of instructions: Hindi and English.
All the schools and educational institutes that have an option for high secondary education must get themselves recognized under Tamil Nadu Board of Higher Secondary Education. The recognition from this popular board will be accepted by various universities in Tamil Nadu and out of the state. Today, many students from other states visit Tamil Nadu to get HS certificate under Tamil Nadu Board of Higher Secondary Education. The quality of education is well maintained by the board. You can easily choose your stream after passing out class 10 and getting enrolled in higher secondary education. You will be provided with qualified faculty members to train you from different corners so that you can get a bright future.