In what comes as twin success, a father-daughter duo has cleared the SSLC (Class X) public examination together in Puducherry. Forty-six-year-old field inspector Subramanian and his daughter Thirigunaa appeared for the SSLC examination in March this year and emerged successful. The results of the exam were released on Monday.
Subramanian works in the Public Works Department and possessed a pass certificate, which testifies to his being a Standard VII candidate, when he joined duty on compassionate grounds a few years ago.
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In need of necessary qualification to bag a promotion, he appeared for the ESLC (Class VIII) examination as a private candidate in 2017.
After finishing the ESLC test, Subramanian appeared privately for the SSLC last year. Subramanian, however, failed in three subjects.
He again made an unsuccessful attempt in the supplementary examination under compartmental system last year.
After a few unsuccessful attempts, Subramanian appeared for three subjects in March this year and passed the exam.
Meanwhile his daughter, Thirigunaa, also appeared for the examination through a government girls' high school this year and emerged successful.