A total of 4,22,890 students had appeared for the plus-two exam, while 29,711 had written the VHSE exam.
This has been necessitated by the shortfall of an estimated 60,650 seats when compared to the likely number of students who will be seeking admission for the first-year higher secondary courses in various streams.
A floral tribute will be paid to the Ayyankkali statue at Vellayambalam Junction on Saturday.
General Education Minister V Sivankutty announced the date on Thursday.
More than 60 students were indisposed following suspected food poisoning cases reported from Kayamkulam, Kottarakara and Vizhinjam in southern Kerala in the last couple of days.
This runs contrary to the provisions contained in the Central education policy which stipulates that a student should have reached the age of six years for joining Class 1.
Regarding the distribution of textbooks to students for the upcoming academic year, Education Minister Sivankutty said that it would be completed before the school reopening planned on June 1.
Sivan Kutty also pointed out that the initial plan was to provide training to two lakh mothers as part of the second 100 days programme of the state government, but later it was increased to 3 lakhs.
The Minister said that the boycott of paper evaluation by school teachers was a conspiracy and that the government will investigate the matter.
A section of the teachers pointed out that the Plus-Two Chemistry question paper was difficult and there were spelling mistakes.