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NIOS Online Admission Procedure - Age, Validity, Fee, Cancellation

 

 

NIOS - National Institute of Open Schooling, Admissions Online

 

The NIOS - National Institute of Open Schooling is one of the three National Boards of secondary Education and offers school education through ODL- Open and Distance Learning Mode. Learner can take admission Online under various streams or through Study Centre, Facilitation Centre, Regional Centre for the Secondary and the Senior Secondary Education Courses.

 

Admission Procedure at NIOS

NIOS has introduced 100% On-line admission at the Secondary and the Senior Secondary levels in order to facilitate learners have to register themselves with it. Options for registration are  

  1. He/She can register on-line directly by visiting the website of NIOS i.e., www.nios.ac.in
  2. He/She may visit his/her nearest AI (Study Centre)/Facilitation Centre and take help for on-line registration.
  3. He/She may visit the concerned Regional Centre and take help for on line registration.
  4. He/She can use the services of the Common Services Centres of the Govt. of India for Online registration throughout the Country.

 

Age limit for Admission to NIOS

There is no upper age limit for admission. However, the minimum age for enrolment is 14 years for the Secondary course and 15 years for the Senior Secondary course as per information given in the entry requirements.

 

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.

 

Also See : NIOS Admission 2018

 

Procedure for On-line Admission

  • Log on to NIOS website www.nios.ac.in
  • Complete the information about online Admission/Examination including the fee details and its submission is displayed.
  • Learner registers himself with NIOS website by submitting an e-mail ID and password.
  • Access/display of Online Admission Form and filling-up of the Admission Form and attaching the image of the student’s photograph as indicated.
  • Mention correct postal address where I-card, Self Learning Material etc., may be delivered by NIOS

 

There are four streams of On-line admission catering to the learners with different needs. The admissions in these four streams are mutually exclusive i.e., learner can opt for one of them only. The present academic year 2017- 18 has been explained

 

On-line Admission for all learners (Stream-1):

This stream for On-line Admission is open for all the learners as per the laid down eligibility criteria for the Secondary and the Senior Secondary courses. The dates for Online Admission for stream-1 throughout the year (24×7) from the admission session 2017-18 and onwards are as follows:

Block for Dates of Online Admission Fee Examination in which the Online Admission Stream-1 students can appear first time

 

Block-1

16st   March - 31st July 2017 without late fee April/May, 2018

1st  August – 15th  August 2017 with late fee of Rs. 200/- 16th August - 31st August 2017 with late fee of Rs. 400/-

1st September - 15th September, 2017 with late fee of Rs. 700/-

 

Block-2

16th September 2017 - 31st January 2018 without late fee

October/November, 2018 1 st February - 15th February 2018 with late fee of Rs. 200/-

16th February - 28th February 2018 with late fee of Rs. 400/-

1 st March - 15th March 2018 with late fee of Rs. 700/-

 

 

On-line Admissions for learners who want to appear in October-November, 2017 examinations (Stream-2)

This stream for On-line admission is open from 01.05.2017 to 30.06.2017 for all those learners who had appeared but could not clear or who were eligible but could not appear in the Public Examination of Secondary/Senior Secondary level from any recognised Examination Board and fulfil entry requirement of age, address proof as per Table 3. The learners of this stream will be eligible to appear in the October-November, 2017 Secondary/ Senior Secondary Public Examinations of NIOS on the basis of original failed marksheet/ admit card (Hall Ticket) issued by the Parent Board.

 

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

This stream for On-line admission is open throughout the year for those learners who have already passed the Secondary Examination from recognised Board and want 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. Such 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).

 

On-line Admission for learners who want to appear under the On Demand Examination System (ODES) of NIOS for Senior Secondary level (Stream-4): This stream for On-line admission is open throughout the year for those learners who have already passed the Senior Secondary or above from any recognized Board/University and want 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 Senior Secondary level from any recognized Board and want to appear through On Demand Examination System of NIOS at the Senior Secondary level and fulfil entry requiremnt 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.

Such learners who had applied for Transfer of Credit (TOC) have to send original failed Marksheet mentioning the Reference Number on back of Marksheet to Online Cell, NIOS, Room No. 408, A-24-25, Institutional Area, Sector-62, NOIDA-201309, Uttar Pradesh. This scheme is presently valid in the following subjects viz., Hindi (301), English (302), Sanskrit (309), Mathematics (311), Physics (312), Chemistry(313), Biology (314), History (315), Geography (316), Political Science (317), Economics (318), Business Studies (319), Accountancy (320), Home Science (321), Psychology (328), Sociology (331), Painting (332), Environmental Science (333), Mass Communication (335), Data Entry Operations (336). and Introduction to Law (338). Note : (i) Learners registering under Stream-3 and Stream-4 will be allowed to appear in the Examination only through On Demand Examination mode. They will not be allowed to appear in the Examination through the Public Examination conducted by NIOS during October/November and April/May. (ii) The learners registered under any stream will be eligible for TOC as per guidelines and conditions given in Section 2.6. (iii) A learner registering under Stream-2, Stream-3, Stream-4 and desires to take different subjects or additional subject from Parent Board, he/she will have to pay Rs. 600/- per subject in addition to Admission/Registration Fee, Exam. Fee and TOC fee. (iv) Aadhaar Card Number is compulsory for taking admission in Streams 2, 3 and 4.

Fees for On-line Admission There will be three options for the payment of fees:

(A) The fee can be deposited On-line through Credit Card / Debit Card /Net Banking.

(B) Through Bank Draft of any nationalised bank only in favour of Secretary, NIOS payable at respective Regional Centres of NIOS.

(C) If admission is done through Common Services Centres, fee could be paid via Electronic Wallet of CSCs.

 

Cancellation of Admission

Your admission will be cancelled:

  • if the admission form is incomplete,
  • in case of non-receipt of print out of internet received application form within stipulated time
  • if the fee paid is short,
  • if the supporting documents are not complete,
  • if false documents have been submitted, if incorrect or wrong information is given,
  • if required educational qualifications are not fulfilled,
  • if the minimum age criterion is not fulfilled,
  • 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.

 

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