Nios Online Admission

About Us

NIOS is Open School to cater to the needs of a heterogeneous group of learners up to pre-degree level. It was started as a project with in-built flexibilities by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in 1979. In 1986, the National Policy on Education suggested strengthening of Open School System for extending open learning facilities in a phased manner at secondary level all over the country as an independent system with its own curriculum and examination leading to certification.


Nios Online Admission Status

We are explaining everything about the NIOS online admission for 2019-20 session here as the admission for 2018-2019 is already over. We will discuss about the advantages and benefits of studying from National Institute of Open Schooling. How anyone can take admission in NIOS (open school) and keep on their education. We have seen many candidates dropped their exams due to some issues in their life. Some had left their studies due to age factor while some left because of time constrains. Here the NIOS plays the major role. This is the only board in India which gives full flexibility for learning. Students from any region and any circumstances can now continue their education from this board.

Course / Stream Eligibility Required
Class 10th ID-Proof, Address Proof, Class 8th Mark-sheet, Admission Form, PP size Photos
Class 12th ID-Proof, Address Proof, Class 10th Certificate, Admission Form, PP size Photos
Guideline NIOS Admission
NIOS Online Admission Last Date for October 2019 is 31-January-2019

NIOS Online Admission After Last Date:

16-September-2018 – 31-January-2019 Normal Fee
1-February-2019 – 15-February-2019 Late Fee = Rs. 200
16-February-2019 – 28-February-2019 Late Fee = Rs. 400
1-March-2019 – 15-March-2019 Late Fee = Rs. 700

NIOS Online Admission (निओस ऑनलाइन एडमिशन) Last Date & Fee details for April 2020:

Guideline NIOS Admission
NIOS Online Admission Last Date for April 2019-20 is 31-July-2019

NIOS Online Admission After Last Date:

16-March-2019 – 31-July-2019 Normal Fee
1-August-2019 – 15-August-2019 Late Fee = Rs. 200
16-August-2019 – 31-August-2019 Late Fee = Rs. 400
1-September-2019 – 15-September-2019 Late Fee = Rs. 700
  1. Open Internet browser and visit: Offical Website
  2. Read the instructions and click to Resister button.
  3. Now read the instructions and click to Proceed button to continue.
  4. Now select the State and then Identity type. Enter the id number of selected Identity type.
  5. Now select the Course (Secondary for class 10 & Senior Secondary for class 12) and click on Submit to continue.
  6. Now the application form will appear with four sections:
    1. Basic Details
    2. Optional Details
    3. Subject Selection
    4. Study Centre Selection
  7. Basic Details is further divided into 3 sections:
    1. Basic Details
    2. Address
    3. Other Information
  8. Fill all the information and click on Generate OTP. You will receive separate OTP on mobile as well as on email address, both is required to validate with the OTP.
  9. After validating the OTP, enter the details about address and details about Social Category, etc.
  10. In the Other Information section you have to upload the copy of your photo, identity document and other documents like last marks sheet, Cast certificate, etc.
  11. Now fill the optional details and go for selections of Subjects.
  12. Select the Study Centre (You can chose maximum three preferences).
  13. Review the application form for corrections, if required.
  14. If the filled form is completed and is found OK.
  15. Then you need to make payment right now or click on Pay Later.
  16. If you want to pay right now, select the appropriate Payment Gateway and make payment.
  17. That’s it. You have successfully applied for your enrollment in NIOS

Nios Online Admission 2018-19

NIOS online admission 2018:

To be eligible to be admitted to Class X, candidates need to have an attested certificate of having passed class VIII. Attestation needs to be done by a gazetted officer.

Candidates need to be 14 years old by July 2018.

To be eligible to be admitted to Class XII, candidates need to have passed the secondary exam, i.e., standard X examination.

Candidates need to be 15 years old by 31st July 2018.

Open Basic Education courses

NIOS has started Open Basic Education courses in keeping up with the spirit of Education for All. The program is divided into the following groups, based on age differences:

Those with age less than 14 years
Those with age more than 14 years

The Open Basic Education program has three levels. Level 1 corresponds to Class 1-3. Level 2 corresponds to Class 4-5. Level 3 corresponds to Class 6-8.

For Class X and Class XII, NIOS conducts the exam twice a year, once around April/May and then again in October/November.

NIOS has four streams to get online admissions. Stream 1 is common for all learners. Block 1 admissions happen between March to July, Block II admissions happen from September to January.

NIOS Online Admission 2018 Application Fee (Without Late Fee)

For Male candidates, the fees are  Rs.1485/- for Secondary Class X & Rs.1650/- for Sr. Secondary Class XII courses.

For female candidates, the fees are Rs.1210/- for Secondary Class X & Rs.1375/- for Sr. Secondary Class XII courses.

This is Rs.990/- for Secondary Class X & Rs.1075/- Sr. Secondary Class XII for candidates from SC/ST backgrounds and candidates with physical disabilities.

Rs. 150 per subjects (X, XII) is charged as Fees for transfer of credits.

Validity of Admission

A learner’s admission is valid for five years. For Public Examination at the Secondary and the Senior Secondary level, a learner may take nine or fewer chances to successfully complete the course during the validity period of admission.

  1. Your admission will be cancelled
  • If the admission form is incomplete,
  • If the fee paid is short,
  • If the supporting documents are not complete,
  • If false documents have been submitted,
  • If required educational qualifications are not fulfilled,
  • If the minimum age criteria is not fulfilled,
  • If incorrect or wrong information is given,
  • If the Secondary examination is not passed from a recognised board.
  • if residential proof is not attached.

Note: Admission once cancelled will not be re-considered and fee paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

  1. Note:
  2. Admission Forms received without supporting documents will be rejected and fee will not be refunded.

Offline application form 

Students can apply for NIOS board in offline mode also. To apply for offline admissions at NIOS check the procedure below –

  1. You’ll be directed to a new page with Offline application form link.
  2. You need to click on this link and download the application form (for the convenience of students, we have provided the offline application form link below).
  3. After downloading the application form, students need to fill it in their own handwriting completely and affix the photograph and sign at the specified spaces.
  4. You need to enclose the filled in application with required documents and Demand Draft and send it on the address mentioned below –

NIOS Online Admission After Last Date:

16-September-2018 – 31-JANUARY-2019 NORMAL FEE
1-February-2019 – 15-February-2019 Late Fee = Rs. 200
16-February-2019 – 28-February-2019 Late Fee = Rs. 400
1-March-2019 – 15-March-2019 Late Fee = Rs. 700

How To Apply for New Admission

  1. Visit via Internet Browser.
  2. Online admission option is available on the top left side.
  3. Click continue after selecting the desired course and stream.
  4. Create a new account for yourself.
  5. A confirmation email will be received on the email id provided.
  6. Clicking the confirmation link in the email will activate the account.
  7. NIOS admission page will be redirected.
  8. All the details need to be filled correctly.
  9. Click next after this.
  10. Upload all the corresponding documents and click submit.
  11. Take a printout of the Successful Registration screen which appears.
  12. This is the receipt of online admission in NIOS. Click Next after this.
  13. Online payment options will be visible.
  14. Take a demand draft form fees print, or pay online.
  15. Send the demand draft if you’re paying by that means to the proper address.

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