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Tamill Nadu Text Book and Educational Services Corporation
No. 86, E.V.K.Sampath Maaligai, DPI Campus Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600006
Phone : 91-44-28278244., Fax : 044 28224493., Email  :
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Tamil Nadu Text Book and Educational Services Corporation (TNTB&ESC) - Functions
    The Tamilnadu Textbook and Educational Services Corporation Print and distribute the textbooks to the Student Community in the state and in the Union Territory Pondicherry also. The Corporation print and distribute the following books.

1. Tamil and English Medium For standards from 1 to 12th.
2. Minority Language Reader books For standards from 1 to 12th.
     (Telugu, Malayalam, Kannadam and Urudu)
3. Minority Language Reader books only For standards from 6 to 10th
     (Sanskrit and Arabic)
4. Subject books in Minority Languages For standards from 1 to 10th.
     (Telugu, Malayalam, Kannadam and Urudu)                
5. Vocational Group books for 11th and 12th standards.
6. Source book for Diploma in Teacher Education - DTERT
7. Text books for Polytechnic.
8. sABL cards

Main Functions of Textbook Corporation

1. Printing of Textbooks.
2. Distribution of Textbooks.
3. Publications of Special materials.

Additional Responsibilities: Special works

           The other Government Departments also entrusted the printing work of their Departments to this Corporation. This Corporation undertaking the printing of Special Guides for Standards X and XII for ADW Department, BC and MBC Departments, Question bank and Model Question Paper books for standards 10th and 12 to PTA in order to reduce the higher commitment on printing cost. Further Source books for DTERT, Textbooks for Polytechnic, Atlas and etc. are being printed by Textbook Corporation. The Textbook Corporation claims only the actual expenditure incurred to bring out in the finished form along with reasonable handling and stationery charges.
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