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You are registering for Stream 1

After reading the instructions click on the "Register" button in the Stream 1 block 1 section. This will display some other important instructions and a declaration. Read the instructions/declaration and then click on Proceed. The learner can click on Cancel button if he/she does not want to continue the process.

Eligibility Criteria

Secondary: The minimum age to take admission in the Secondary Course is 14 years as on 31st January 2019 (born on or before 31/01/2005)
A learner who has passed class VIII and has valid proof of attaining 14 years of age can apply for registration to the Secondary Course.
A learner giving a self-certificate "I have studied enough to be able to pursue secondary course" is also eligible for admission to the Secondary Course.
A learner who had studied at the secondary level can also seek admission in NIOS either to complete his course or to improve his performance.
Sr. Secondary: The minimum age to take admission in the Senior Secondary Course is 15 years as on 31st January 2019 (born on or before 31/01/2004)
In order to take admission in the Senior Secondary course, the learner must have passed the Secondary course from a recognised Board.

Date of admission block - I

Block for Online Admission Dates of Online Admission Stream-1 Fee Examination in which the students can appear first time
Block-1 16th March - 31 July 2018 Normal Fee April/May, 2019
1 August - 15th August 2018 with late fee of Rs. 200/-
16th August to 31st August with late fee of Rs. 400/-
1st Sept. to 15th Sept with late fee of Rs. 700/-
Block-II 16th Sept. to 31st January Normal Fee October/November, 2019
1st February to 15th February with late fee of Rs. 200/-
16th February to 28th February with late fee of Rs. 400/-
1st March. to 15th March with late fee of Rs. 700/-

Fee Structure for Online Admission of Stream-1

National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) will not entertain any online Chargeback.

Course General Category Exempted Category*
  Male Female SC/ST, Ex-Servicemen,
Persons with Disabilities(PWD)
Secondary Course
(i) for 5 subjects Rs. 1485/- Rs. 1210/- Rs. 990/-
(ii) for each additional subject Rs. 600/- Rs. 600/- Rs. 600/-
Senior Secondary Course
(i) for 5 Subjects Rs. 1650/- Rs. 1375/- Rs. 1075/-
(ii) for each additional subject Rs. 600/- Rs. 600/- Rs. 600/-

Fees for On-line Admission

There will be two options for the payment of fee
(A) The fee can be deposited On-line through Credit Card /Debit Card/Net Banking.
(B) In case admission is done through Common Services Centres, fee could be paid via Electronic Wallet of CSCs.

Note:

In addition to above Fee, Rs. 50/- (Rs. Fifty Only) will be added as cost of online Application Form for all Streams (Stream 1, 2, 3 and 4).
NOTE: Kindly note that the fee payment is to be made online only. No Bank Draft/Demand Draft/Cash/Cheque or any other mode of fee payment is acceptable. All CSC and NIOS AIs (Study Centres) are authorized for facilitating the learners to take admission online. There are no other Agencies/Cybercafe/any other institutions recognized by NIOS for doing Online Ad- mission.

Supporting Documents required

The learner has to be ready with the Scanned copy/soft copy (jpg, jpeg files) of the given below documents which will be required to be uploaded while registering for the Admission to Secondary and Senior Secondary courses

Recent Passport size color Photograph
Signature (preferably in Black Ink)
Valid identity proof (like Aadhaar Card or Passport or Ration card or etc.)
Valid proof of Date of Birth (like Aadhaar Card with date of birth printed on it in the dd/mm/yyyy format, Birth Certificate etc.)
A valid proof of Residence (like Aadhaar Card with complete address printed on it, valid Passport etc.).
Address proof i.e. Aadhaar Card/Water Bill/Electricity Bill/Voter ID/Ration Card/Indian

Passport/Statement of Operational Bank Account/Appointment Letter from the Employer on Printed Letter Head, if living in rented accommodation - copy of any proof of permanent address along with present Rented Agreement

Class 8th marksheet (in case of secondary course) or class 10th marksheet (in case of senior secondary course)
Social category/Caste certificate (in case the learner belongs to SC/ST/OBC social category).o Ex-serviceman certificate (in case he/she is an Ex-serviceman)
Disability certificate (in case he/she is having any kind of disability)
Fail Mark sheet of previous Board, failing which Transfer of Credit (TOC) marks will not be

updated in NIOS result. If TOC Board marked with (*Other) is selected then the Result should be available on the Concerned Board Website or Learner has to submit result verification letter from Concerned Board as per NIOS norms

After reading the instructions click on the "Register" button in the Stream 1 block 1 section. This will display some other important instructions and a declaration. Read the instructions/declaration and then click on Proceed. The learner can click on Cancel button if he/she does not want to continue the process.
NOTE: The learner is not required to send/submit the hard copy of the form and the documents but it is mandatory to upload the required documents online. If required by NIOS management or if any other discrepancy is found in the submitted online application form/documents, the learner shall be required to submit the printed application form along with the documents and photograph. This requirement will be communicated to him/her through email and SMS.

Transfer of Credit (TOC)

Ex-Secondary/Senior Secondary learners of the following Boards of School Education who have passed in at least one subject, but have not qualified in the course, may seek admission in the respective course at NIOS and avail facility of TOC.

A learner should seek Transfer of Credits (TOC) at the time of admission in the subjects which are included in NIOS scheme of studies.

Dual Enrolment and Part Admission

Under this provision, if in case a learner is studying in a regular school, or has already passed Secondary/ Senior Secondary examination or any other higher course from any recognised Board/University, he/she may opt for upto four subjects of his/her choice, to update knowledge and educational qualifications. However, on passing, only the Marksheet will be issued and no other Certificate will be issued. The entry requirement for dual enrolment and part admission will be as per NIOS admission rules (Table-3 Entry Requirements).

Instructions for online Admission to Secondary and Sr. Secondary courses in NIOS for the year 2018-19

  • 1
    After successful submission of Online Application Form for Admission to Stream 1 Block 1, you will get a confirmation on your email address and Mobile Number submitted during registration process.
  • 2
    You can make the Payment during the registration process or you can also make the payment later by login into Student Panel using the user name and password sent to you in your email.
  • 3
    After successful payment of the Admission fee, you will be communicated through email with payment receipt. You can also print/download your payment receipt and your Application Form from your dashboard after login.

You are registering for On Demand

On-line Admission for learners who want to appear under the On Demand Examination System (ODES) of NIOS for Secondary level (Stream-3):

stream for On-line admission is open throughout the year for those learners who have already passed the Secondary Examination from the recognised Board and wish to take part admission in one subject or up to 4 subjects for updating their qualification, or learners who had appeared but could not clear, or who were eligible but could not appear in the Public Examination of the Secondary level from any recognised Board and want to appear through On Demand Examination System of NIOS for the Secondary level only and entry requirement of age, address proof as per table 3. The learners may upload the failed marksheet/Admit Card (Hall Ticket) alongwith relevant/supporting document and photograph on appropriate space available in the Online Admission Form for confirmation of the admission. The learners who had applied for Transfer of Credit (TOC) have to send original failed marksheet mentioning the Reference Number on the back of Mark Sheet to Online Cell, NIOS, Room No. 408, A-24-25, Institutional Area, Sector-62, NOIDA-201309, Uttar Pradesh. The Subjects available for appearing through ODES at Secondary level are Hindi (201), English (202), Sanskrit (209), Mathematics (211), Science & Technology (212), Social Science (213), Economics (214), Business Studies (215), Home Science (216), Psychology (222), Indian Culture & Heritage (223), Painting (225) and Data Entry Operations (229).

Eligibility Criteria

Secondary: The minimum age to take admission in the Secondary Course is 14 years as on 31st July 2018 (born on or before 31.07.2004)
A learner who has passed class VIII and has valid proof of attaining 14 years of age can apply for registration to the Secondary Course.
A learner giving a self-certificate "I have studied enough to be able to pursue secondary course" is also eligible for admission to the Secondary Course.
A learner who had studied at the secondary level can also seek admission in NIOS either to complete his course or to improve his performance.
Sr. Secondary: The minimum age to take admission in the Senior Secondary Course is 15 years. As on 31st July, 2018 (born on or before 31.07.2003)
In order to take admission in the Senior Secondary course, the learner must have passed the Secondary course from a recognised Board.

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Fee Structure for Online Admission (Streams-2, 3 and 4)

National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) will not entertain any online Chargeback.

S.No. Course Registration Fee Exam Fee TOC Fee *Change/Fee additional Subject Fee
1 Secondary/Senior Secondary
(under Stream-2) Online admission
Rs. 400/-
(per subject)
Rs. 250/- per subject for Theory.
Additional Rs. 120/- for Practical per subject.
Rs. 150/-
(per subject)
Rs. 600/-
(per subject)
2 Secondary (Under Stream-3)
Online admission
Rs. 400/-
(per subject)
Rs. 500/- per subject for Theory.
Additional Rs. 200/- for Practical per subject.
Rs. 150/-
(per subject)
Rs. 600/-
(per subject)
3 Secondary (Under Stream-4)
Online admission
Rs. 400/-
(per subject)
Rs. 500/- per subject for Theory.
Additional Rs. 200/- for Practical per subject.
Rs. 150/-
(per subject)
Rs. 600/-
(per subject)

Fees for On-line Admission

There will be two options for the payment of fee
(A) The fee can be deposited On-line through Credit Card /Debit Card/Net Banking.
(B) In case admission is done through Common Services Centres, fee could be paid via Electronic Wallet of CSCs.

Note:

In addition to above Fee, Rs. 50/- (Rs. Fifty Only) will be added as cost of online Application Form for all Streams (Stream 1, 2, 3 and 4).
A learner registering under Stream-2, Stream-3, Stream-4 and desires to take different subjects or additional subject from parent boards, will have to pay Rs. 600/- per subject in addition to Admission/Registration Fee, Exam. Fee and TOC fee.
NOTE: Kindly note that the fee payment is to be made online only. No Bank Draft/Demand Draft/Cash/Cheque or any other mode of fee payment is acceptable. All CSC and NIOS AIs (Study Centres) are authorized for facilitating the learners to take admission online. There are no other Agencies/Cybercafe/any other institutions recognized by NIOS for doing Online Ad- mission.

Supporting Documents required

The learner has to be ready with the Scanned copy/soft copy (jpg, jpeg files) of the given below documents which will be required to be uploaded while registering for the Admission to Secondary and Senior Secondary courses

Recent Passport size color Photograph
Signature (preferably in Black Ink)
Valid identity proof (like Aadhaar Card or Passport or Ration card or etc.)
Valid proof of Date of Birth (like Aadhaar Card with date of birth printed on it in the dd/mm/yyyy format, Birth Certificate etc.)
A valid proof of Residence (like Aadhaar Card with complete address printed on it, valid Passport etc.).
Address proof i.e. Aadhaar Card/Water Bill/Electricity Bill/Voter ID/Ration Card/Indian

Passport/Statement of Operational Bank Account/Appointment Letter from the Employer on Printed Letter Head, if living in rented accommodation - copy of any proof of permanent address along with present Rented Agreement

Class 8th marksheet (in case of secondary course) or class 10th marksheet (in case of senior secondary course)
Social category/Caste certificate (in case the learner belongs to SC/ST/OBC social category).o Ex-serviceman certificate (in case he/she is an Ex-serviceman)
Disability certificate (in case he/she is having any kind of disability)
Fail Mark sheet of previous Board, failing which Transfer of Credit (TOC) marks will not be

updated in NIOS result. If TOC Board marked with (*Other) is selected then the Result should be available on the Concerned Board Website or Learner has to submit result verification letter from Concerned Board as per NIOS norms

After reading the instructions click on the "Register" button in the Stream 1 block 1 section. This will display some other important instructions and a declaration. Read the instructions/declaration and then click on Proceed. The learner can click on Cancel button if he/she does not want to continue the process.
NOTE: The learner is not required to send/submit the hard copy of the form and the documents but it is mandatory to upload the required documents online. If required by NIOS management or if any other discrepancy is found in the submitted online application form/documents, the learner shall be required to submit the printed application form along with the documents and photograph. This requirement will be communicated to him/her through email and SMS.

Transfer of Credit (TOC)

Ex-Secondary/Senior Secondary learners of the following Boards of School Education who have passed in at least one subject, but have not qualified in the course, may seek admission in the respective course at NIOS and avail facility of TOC.

A learner should seek Transfer of Credits (TOC) at the time of admission in the subjects which are included in NIOS scheme of studies.

You are registering for NEPIA (Army Only)

Online Admission Procedure for NEPIA

At NEPIA Centre through online process on the portal sdmis.nios.ac.in
NIOS will be providing online registration portal for admission (sdmis.nios.ac.in)
NIOS will maintain the admission database

(NIOS Education Project for the Indian Army)

The Aim

The aim of NEPIA is to enhance Human Resource quotient of the personnel of Indian Army by enrolling them for Secondary (10th) & Senior Secondary (12th) through educational Programmes offered by NIOS.

Coordination and Contact Point

S. No. Location Army Command HQ NIOS Regional Centre
1 Kolkata HQ Eastern Command Regional Centre, Kolkata
2 Chandimandir HQ Western Command Regional Centre, Chandigarh
3 Lucknow HQ Central Command Regional Centre, Allahabad
4 Pune HQ Southern Command Regional Centre, Pune
5 Udhampur HQ Northern Command Regional Centre, Chandigarh
6 Jaipur HQ South West Command Regional Centre, Jaipur

Documents required to be uploaded for online Admission

Recent colored passport size Photograph of the Army personal seeking admission in NIOS under NEPIA
Scanned image of the signature of the Army personal seeking admission in NIOS under NEPIA
Date of Birth proof (copy of Aadhaar Card (with date of birth in dd/mm/yyyy format), birth certificate/original Transfer Certificate) - for Secondary (10th)
Copy of 10th pass marksheet/certificate (for Senior Secondary (12th)
Fee will be accepted online only. No other mode of fee payment is permitted.

For any query/clarification Please feel free to write to skp@nios.ac.in or sap@nios.ac.in

NOTE: The learner is not required to send/submit the hard copy of the form and the documents but it is mandatory to upload the required documents online. If required by NIOS management or if any other discrepancy is found in the submitted online application form/documents, the learner shall be required to submit the printed application form along with the documents and photograph. This requirement will be communicated to him/her through email and SMS.

Functions of NEPIA Study Centres:

NEPIA Centre will be notified as Study Centre of NIOS
NEPIA Study Centre(s) will hold Personal Contact Programmes (PCP)
NEPIA Study Centre(s) will evaluate Tutor Marked Assignments (TMA)
NEPIA Study Centre(s) will facilitate learners for online registration for admission and online submission of examination form and fees
NEPIA Study Centre(s) will Conduct Practical Examination as per NIOS instructions/guidelines

Standard Operating Procedures for NEPIA

For any query related Books / Study Material contact

National Institute of Open Schooling
Material Distribution Unit
4B, Central Wareshousing Corporation
Rana Pratap Bagh, Opp. State Bank Colony,
G.T. Karnal Road New Delhi - 110 033
E-mail:mpdd@nios.ac.in
Phone: 011-27416329, 27462690

Tutor Mark Assignment

Schedule of Submission of TMA for the session 2018-19
For April/May & Oct/Nov
TMA - By Learners to Study centres - 31st January
TMA - Feedback by the Subject Teacher to the Learner - 15th February

For October/November Exam
TMA - By Learners to Study centres - 31st July
TMA - Feedback by the Subject Teacher to the Learner - 15th August

Secondary Assignments - 2018-19

Secondary Assignments - 2018-19

Fee related queries

Fee Disclaimer

National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) will not entertain any online Chargeback.

Regional Centers

Study Centers

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Important Instructions

  • 1
    There is no Agencies/Cybercafe/any other institutions recognised by NIOS for Doing Online Admission.
  • 2
    You can take Admission yourself on the Internet without involving any middle man and without paying any extra amount to such middle man. You can take up help of your friends or family members in filling the online application form. You may visit your nearest Accredited Institution (AI) (Study Centre)/ CSC (Common Service Centre)/Facilitation centre or NIOS Regional Centre for Online Registration.
  • 3
    The Study Material will be delivered to you at your address provided by you during the Registration free of cost. Do not accept any VPP Parcel from anybody.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the procedure for taking admission in NIOS?
NIOS has introduced 100% On-line admission at the Secondary and the Senior Secondary level in order to facilitate learners to register.
Under this scheme, the learner have three options:
(i)    He/She can register on-line directly by visiting the website of NIOS i.e., www.nios.ac.in
(ii)    He/She may visit his/her nearest AI (Study Centre)/Facilitation Centre and take help for on-line registration.
(iii)    He/She may visit the concerned Regional Centre of NIOS and take help for on line registration.
(iv)    He/She can use the services of the Common Services Centres of the Govt. of India for Online registration throughout the Country.
What is the eligibility criteria for admission to the Secondary Course?
A learner who has passed class VIII and has valid proof of attaining 14 years of age can apply for registration to the Secondary Course.
The learner who gives a self certificate stating that "I have studied and able to pursue the secondary course" is also eligible for admission to the Secondary Course.
The learner who had studied at the Secondary level can also seek admission in NIOS either to complete his course or to improve his performance.
Residential proof of the learner.
What is the valid proof of date of birth?
The certificate of date of birth issued by a Municipal Corporation, a Municipal Body, a Village Panchayat or any other body authorised by the Registrar, Birth and Death, Government of India, and the Aadhaar Card issued by Govt. Agency is a valid proof of date of birth. However, in case of orphans, street children etc., a medical certificate in respect of age issued by a Government Hospital is also acceptable as a valid proof of date of birth.
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