The decision was taken after the Kozhikode Super Check Cell of the department had found 9 teaching posts in the school as excess during the academic year 2009-10.
Preventive measures implemented included forming bio-bubbles with several batches of students, introducing shift system to prevent crowding and adhering to all COVID-19 protocols.
The minister toughened his stand, following the Education Department's report stating that 5,000 teachers and staff have not been vaccinated against COVID-19.
The state government will publish an academic guidelines for schools in two days, said General Education Minister V Sivankutty.
With schools in Kerala set to reopen from November 1, the government has urged institutions to ensure that drivers and attenders are fully vaccinated.
Plus-one examinations begin on September 24 and end on October 18 while VHSE exams start on September 24 and finish by October 13.
The General Education minister has claimed that a number of the students in the tribal sector have already got access to online education.
If the apex court rules in favour of the state, an expert committee will be appointed to examine the practicality of reopening schools.
Students who were in plus-two for 2020-21 academic year will be eligible, informed education minister V Sivankutty.
Parakkad tribal hamlet is in Kolayad gram panchayat and falls under the Mattannur Assembly constituency represented by former health minister K K Shylaja Teacher