The written exams for SSLC students will end on Thursday.
The higher secondary practicals are scheduled from April 28 after the written exams.
Over 10 lakh students and around 10,000 teachers reach the schools for the exam by travelling in public spaces
The statement comes even as the state is battling a surge in COVID cases. On Sunday, 18,257 new cases were reported in the state taking the number of active cases well past 90,000.
The evaluation of the answer papers will take place from May 14 to 29.
A total of 4.22 lakh students are appearing for the SSLC exam, while 4.46 lakh students for the plus-two exams.
The visuals of the boy being strangulated started circulating even as the Crime Branch was re-investigating the death.
The examination was rescheduled after considering the comments and suggestions received from various quarters.
Earlier, the all-pass system was to be implemented until Class 8. A decision on exams for Class 11 will be taken later.
Election training and duty for a number of teachers and arrangements for polling in schools, many of which function as polling stations, are learnt to be the reasons cited by the government to change the exam dates.