The curriculum of the exam has also been slashed up to 30 per cent.
Nearly 30 lakh students are likely to appear in the examinations which are scheduled to be held from May 4 to June 10.
The schools will conduct the practical exams from March 1.
The exams will be held following the COVID-19 pandemic protocols.
The result will be declared on July 15.
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced the date-sheet at 1700 hours and wished the students, appearing for the exams, good luck. (UNI)