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NIOS Admission 2018 for Class 10th, 12th- Dates, Age, Fee,Application

NIOS Admission 2018-19


National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has released the NIOS Admission Form for the academic year 2018-19. Candidates who were interested and filling to seek admission in class 10th and 12th can apply through online mode on or before the last date.


Candidates seeking admission through Stream-1 in Block I and Block II can appear. NIOS conducts the Public Exam twice in a year i.e. April /May and October/November


This stream for online Admission is open for new Learners for Oct. 2018 Examination as per the laid down eligibility criteria for Secondary & Sr. Secondary Levels. These Learners will be eligible to appear in Public Examination first time in Oct. 2018.


Important Dates for NIOS 2018 for Block-II


Dates of Online Admission Stream-II: Admission is open till 31st January 2018 without Late Fee


16th September 2017 - 31st January 2018 - Without Late Fee


01st February 2018 - 15th February 2018 - Late Fee Rs.200/-


16th February 2018 - 28th February 2018 - Late Fee Rs.400/-


01st March 2018 - 15th March 2018 - Late Fee - Rs.700/-


Examination in which the students can appear first time October/November 2018


Educational Requirement

For Secondary / Class 10th: Candidates must have passed certificate of Class VII attested by Gazetted Officer
For Senior Secondary / Class 12th: Candidates must have passed the Secondary exam from recognized board


Limitation of Age:

For Secondary Course: As on July age of candidates should be 14 years as on July 2018
For Senior Secondary Course: As on 31st July age of candidates should be 15 years as on 31st July 2018


NIOS Admission through various Streams 2018-19

There are four (4) streams available to get NIOS online admission 2018. Candidates may go with one stream out of four to get on-line admission

Stream 1/NIOS Online Admission for All Learners:

The stream 1 is common for all learners (i.e. Secondary and Senior Secondary level) and admission remains open throughout the year as per *Block I and *Block II session

*Block I- means admission will remain open from March to July

*Block II- means admission will remain open from September to January


Application Fee (Without Late Fee):

Male - Rs.1485/- (Secondary Class X) & Rs.1650/- (Sr. Secondary Class XII)

Female - Rs.1210/- (Secondary Class X) & Rs.1375/- (Sr. Secondary Class XII)

SC/ST & PWD - Rs.990/- (Secondary Class X) & Rs.1075/- (Sr. Secondary Class XII)

Transfer of Credit Fee: 150 per subjects (X, XII)

The additional subject fee will be Rs.600/- for both courses


Mode of Payment

Candidates are required to pay application fee through Online by using Master, Credit Card, Visa, Debit Card or you can pay the fee through offline mode through Bank Draft of any Nationalised Bank of India only in the name of Secondary, NIOS payable at respective Regional Centre


How to Apply

Eligible candidates are required to go to the official website of NIOS i.e. After that, go through the instructions carefully before to start applying online

Now, click on the Apply Online/Online Application Form link. Now you will be directed to the other page mentioning about all four streams (their eligibility criteria and admission details)

Now, go to the login page for online registration and fill the form with correct information

Deposit the fee amount through either Online or Demand Draft mode

Finally, take the print out of it as hard copy


For more Information on subjects, fee, eligibility, state-wise list of NIOS Study Centres, Address of NIOS Regional /Sub-Centres, Prospectus and Application Form etc., visit website or contact Learner Support Centre (LSC) Toll Free No.: 1800-180-9393, Email:


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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