NIOS Admission 2021 | Check NIOS Admission for Class 10th and Class 12th Here

NIOS Admission 2021 22: National Institute of Open Schooling which is also known as National Open School is one of the largest National Board of Secondary Education in India. The dates for the NIOS Admission Online for the academic year 2019-20 have been declared. The online admission form for NIOS admission has been also released. Those students who are interested in this exam and seek to fill the admission in classes 10th and 12th can fill this online before or on the NIOS admission last date.

Usually, the candidates who are seeking admission in stream 1 of block 1 and block 2 apply for NIOS exams. The national institute of open schooling (NIOS) conducts this exam twice in a year. This exam usually happens in April/May and October/November. The online stream for admission is now open for new learners in the April examination. Along with this, the NIOS Admission 2021 22 last dates October 2022 are also given below. There are some eligibility criteria at secondary as well as the higher secondary level for NIOS admission. The learners are now eligible for appearing in the public examination for the first time in April 2022. Read on to find more about NIOS Online Admission Status, NIOS 10th Admission.

NIOS Admission 2020

DescriptionNIOS Admission Details
Institute NameNational Institute Of Open Schooling
Education TypeOnline and Distance Education
Established On3rd November 1989
Official Website

NIOS Admission Dates

Dates of NIOS Admission form Download for the academic year 2019-20

Blocks for online admissionDates available for online admission NIOS in stream 1Application FeeExams in which students are appearing for the first time
April/May 2022, Block 116th March – 31st JulyNormal FeeApril/May 2021
1st August – 15th AugNormal Fee plus a late fee of Rs. 200
16th Aug – 31st AugA late fee of Rs. 400
1st Sept – 15th SeptA late fee of Rs. 700
October/November 2021, Block 216th Sept – 31st JanNormal FeeOct/Nov 2021
1st Feb – 15th FebNormal Fee plus a late fee of Rs. 200
16th Feb – 28th FebA late fee of Rs. 400
1st March – 15th MarchA late fee of Rs. 700

NIOS Admission Fees

CourseFemaleMaleSC/ST, PWD (Persons with Disabilities)
Senior (Higher) Secondary Course
For five subjectsRs.1450Rs.1800Rs.1200
Each additional subjectRs.720Rs.720Rs.720
Secondary Course
For five subjectsRs.1650Rs.2000Rs.1300
Each additional subjectRs.720Rs.720Rs.720

For Dual Enrolment/ TOC / Part Admission (Stream 1)

CourseNios Admission Fees
Secondary and cost of course material for each subjectRs.360
Higher secondary and secondary registration feeRs.480
Senior secondary and cost of course material for each subjectRs.400

The NIOS admission login exams are held two times in a year in months of October/November and April/May on the dates that are fixed by NIOS. Along with this, you are also eligible to appear for the on-demand examination held at the secondary and higher secondary level. This eligibility is only for those subjects that you appearing to have admission in NIOS. The exam fees along with the NIOS Admission dates are available in the table above. The normal NIOS fees are Rs. 250/subject and the additional fee is Rs. 120/subject that also involves practicals.

NIOS Admission Eligibility Criteria

For secondary courses, the age limitation is of 14 years. While for higher secondary, the age limitation is of 15 years.

Secondary: The minimum age that we described above for secondary students is as of 31st July 2019. Furthermore, a learner who has passed the 8th class and has valid proof that he/she is not 14 years of age can apply for this registration of the secondary course.

Also, a learner needs to give a self-certificate wherein he/she declares that they have studied enough to pursue their secondary course are also eligible for admission in the secondary course. Finally, the learner who has already studied at the secondary level and is seeking admission in NIOS either to improve their performance or complete the course can also apply.

NIOS Senior Secondary Admission: The minimum age for the higher secondary students is 15 years and this age should be as of 31st July 2019. For taking the NIOS 12th admission in the senior secondary course, the learner should have passed the secondary course from any recognized board in the 12th. Also, the learner must has passed class 10 from a recognized board.

NIOS Admission Fee Structure

Mode of Payment: To pay for the admission in NIOS, you have to pay online through credit card, master card, visa or debit card. Also, you can pay through offline modes like a bank draft that can be done through any nationalized bank in India. This should be in the name of secondary, NIOS and paid at the respective regional center.

NIOS Admission Application Process

The application process for NIOS admission 2019

  • To fill the application, you need to visit the website
  • Go through this website and then click on the register button.
  • Now, the instructions will appear on the screen. Go through these instructions and click on the proceed button.
  • Now select the state that you are going to appear for the exams.
  • Once this is done, you have to select a valid ID type from the options given. Usually, this will include a passport, ration card, Aadhar number, etc.
  • Once you have selected the identity type, you need to enter the number.
  • Then select the course for which you are going to take the admission and then select the option ‘submit’.
  • Finally, the application form will appear.
  • There are four options available in the form as it is categorized into 4 sections. These are basic details, subject selection, optional details, and study center selection.
  • You need to fill all the 4 sections and make the payment through your preferred payment gateway.

If you want more information regarding the fee, subjects, state-wise list, eligibility, list of NIOS study centers, addresses for regional centers, application form and more, visit the NIOS admission official website.

FAQ’s on NIOS Admission

How can I get admission in NIOS?

  • Visit the official Website.
  • Click on the Register button.
  • Check on Instructions and click on the proceed button.
  • Select the desire course and stream
  • Click on submit an application form will appear.
  • Students need to fill all the four sections and make payment.

What is the last date of Nios admission 2020?

The last date of NIOS Admission is January 31st, 2020 without late fee and March 15 is the last date to apply for NIOS Admission with the late fee.

Is admission open in Nios?

NIOS Admission is still going for October 2020 Session and students can apply for NIOS Admission by visiting the official website.

What is Stream 1 block 2 in Nios?

NIOS Stream 1 Block 2 is open for the 2020 October session. Stream 1 Block 2 means admission open from September to January.

What is the fullform of NIOS?

NIOS stands for the National Institutes of Open Schooling.

How can I apply for correction in NIOS admission records?

You can apply for correction in personal details after NIOS admission but before appearing in the examination for the first time, by submitting an application through the respective AI/Study Centre.

How does a student come to know about the confirmation of his/her NIOS admission?

NIOS Management sends an enrollment number to registered mobile number and Email ID. It Indicates to the confirmation of NIOS admission.

I got NIOS admission in last year, Can I apply for exams this year?

Yes, you can apply for the same if your admission period is not over. NIOS admission period is 5 years from the date of admission.

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