Thiruvananthapuram: Grace marks will be awarded to those SSLC and Plus Two students who excelled in extra curricular activities, Kerala Education V Sivankutty said on Thursday.
The minister added that that the system for awarding grace marks will be regularised soon.
Grace marks were not awarded in the past two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Over 4 lakh students wrote the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examinations on Thursday in 2,960 centres spread across the state.
The minister added that measures have been taken to ensure the convenience of students in the Brahmapuram area.