Plus-one examinations begin on September 24 and end on October 18 while VHSE exams start on September 24 and finish by October 13.
While the Class 11 exams are scheduled to get over by October 18, the VHSE exams will be over by October 13.
At least 48 students, mostly from coastal and rural regions in the state, have moved the apex court.
The apex court criticised the state government for insisting on hosting the offline exams amid a rise in COVID cases
There is also an explosion of students who have scored a full A plus. If in 2020 the number of full A plus candidates was 41,906, this time it has nearly tripled to 1.12 lakh.
First-year HSE and VHSE exams that were scheduled to end on September 16 has been extended till September 27.
The candidates may apply online till September 3.
Students are allowed into the laboratories only after recording their body temperature. Separate exams will be conducted for those testing positive for coronavirus.
Six states have already conducted examinations and 18 states have cancelled it, but four states (Assam, Punjab, Tripura and Andhra Pradesh) have not cancelled the examination so far.
The VHSE first-year exam will be held from September 7 to 16.