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NIOS Noida Vocational Education Courses Admission 2018

National Institute of Open Schooling Noida announces Vocational Education Courses 2018

NIOS Noida Vocational Education Courses Admission 2018 - National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) Noida invites applications for admission to Vocational Education Courses for the Session 2018-19


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  • NIOS, one of the three National Boards of Secondary Education offers school education through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode at Secondary, Senior Secondary levels and in the field of Vocational Training
  • The courses of NIOS have the same standard and equivalence as the courses of study of other national/state level boards of school education


  • NIOS provides educational opportunities using distance and open learning methods to persons who wish to study and qualify for a better tomorrow
  • The Mission of NIOS is to provide education for all with special concern for girls and women, rural youth, working people, SC/ST, physically and mentally challenged and other disadvantaged groups


Courses Offered at NIOS Noida

  • NIOS offers vocational education courses at school level keeping in view the need of target groups. Presently 103 courses are on offer in the broad areas of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Business and Commerce, Computer and Information Technology, Engineering and Technology, Health and Paramedical, Home Science and many of the vocational courses are in collaboration with the industry.
  • Popular Courses: India Embroidery; Beauty Culture, Basic Computing; Computer Hardware Assembly and Maintenance; Yoga, X-Ray Technician; DPT, Certificate in Computer Application (CCA); Plumbing, ECCE; Electrical Technician; Radio and TV Technician; Refrigeration and Air Conditioning; Fire Prevention and Industrial Safety; Modern Secretarial Practice; House Keeping; Bakery and Confectionery; Poultry Farming etc
  • 1-Year Certificate & Diploma Courses: Secretarial Procedure; Computer Applications in Office; Business Communication; Shorthand Writing (English)
  • Six Months Certificate Courses:House Wiring and Electrical; Appliance Repairing; Motor and Transformer Rewinding; Radio and Tape Recorder Repairing; TV Repairing; Plumbing; Construction Supervision (Civil); Four Wheeler Chassis Mechanism; Four Wheeler Engine Mechanism

For more details on courses please visit the website: www.nios.ac.in.


Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications

  • A certificate issued by a recognized Board of Education in case of Secondary/Sr. Secondary. A certificate issued by a recognized school in other cases* or a self attested certificate

Age Proof

  • Attested copy of Birth Certificate from the admission register of the school last attended (school leaving certificate/transfer certificate) or attested copy of Birth Certificate issued by the Municipal Authority or District Office of the Registrar of Birth and Deaths for those born on or after 26.01.1989
  • Proof of Permanent Address Ration Card/Election I-Card/ Certificate from Gram Panchayat Officer, Zilla Parishad, Block Development Officer, SDM, Gazetted Officer or Competent Govt. Functionary)/Aadhar Card

Minimum Age

  • These cut off dates are also applicable for age criteria
  • This means that your minimum age should be 14 years for Vocational Education courses up-to Secondary level and 15 years for Senior Secondary level courses as on 30th June, if you have taken admission between January to June; and your minimum age should be 14 years for Vocational Education courses up-to Secondary level and 15 years for Senior Secondary level as on 31st December if you have taken admission between July to 31st December except for the courses listed below for which the minimum age criteria is mentioned against them:


Application Process

  • Application for admission must be made in the prescribed form in duplicate given in Appendix ‘B’. The application form may also be downloaded from NIOS website at www.nios.ac.in and the cost of the prospectus has to be paid along with the course fee
  • Please read carefully the instructions given in Appendix ‘A’ before filling in the Application Form
  • The filled in Application Form along with relevant documents and the requisite fee should be submitted to the AVI/SAIED in which you wish to take admission
  • The List of AVIs/SAIEDs with courses is available separately at can be seen at NIOS website. Application Form will not be accepted by NIOS directly either at its counter or by post
  • A student who possesses a High School/Secondary Certificate from a Foreign Board/University will be required to produce a certificate to the office that the exam passed by him/her is equivalent to the Indian High School/ Secondary School Exam
  • Equivalency certificate may be obtained from the Association of Indian Universities, Kotla Road, New Delhi-110002


  • In case of Orphan/Juvenile/Street Children, the Medical Legal Certificate may be provided as proof of Date of Birth
  • Please state the correct date of birth. Date of birth once given in the Admission Form will not be changed

Fee for On-line Admission

  • The fee for on-line admission is to be deposited through Credit Card (Master/Visa)/Bank Draft/Debit Card/Net Banking


Important Dates

  • Admission Dates from 01st July to 31st December 2018