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NIOS Evaluation System:  Public Examination and On Demand Examination System (ODES)

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The National Institute of Open Schooling has certain significant features in its evaluation system. One such feature is freedom to answer the questions in Public Examinations in any one of the scheduled regional languages, although the Question Papers supplied would generally be in English and Hindi/ available Regional mediums only. Intimation letters and Certificates have scanned photographs of the learners. The information about Examination Centres and result are made available on the NIOS website. NIOS has been doing innovations in the evaluation system to maintain its credibility and standards. The On Demand Examination System (ODES) at the Secondary and the Senior Secondary levels for the registered candidates is one such innovation.

  • Public Examinations

The Public Examinations are held twice a year in the months of April-May and October-November on the dates fixed by the NIOS.

 

Registration for Public Examination

A learner can register for Public Examinations online also. The examination fee can be paid through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking or through Bank Draft drawn in favour of “Secretary, NIOS” payable at the concerned Regional Centre  within a week from the date of the submission of Online Application Form.

 

April-May Examination

For fresh and unsuccessful candidates of previous examinations > 21st November to 20th December (Without late fee)

For candidates who have been unsuccessful in the preceding examination i.e. October Exams >1st December to 20th December (Without late fee)

For all learners > 21st December to 31st December (With late fee of Rs. 100/- per subject)

1st January to 10th January (With consolidated late fee of Rs. 1500/-)

 

October-November Examination

For fresh and unsuccessful candidates of previous examinations > 21st May to 20th June (Without late fee)

For candidates who have been unsuccessful in the preceding examination i.e. April Exams. >1st June to 20th June (Without late fee)

For all candidates > 21st June to 30th June (With late fee of Rs. 100/- per subject) 1st July to 10th July (With consolidated late fee of Rs. 1500/-)

 

Provision for registration for examination with consolidated late fee

After the prescribed dates, a student still has opportunity to register by paying the requisite examination fee along with consolidated late fee of Rs. 1500/. This payment will be accepted through Credit Card/ Debit Card/Net Banking or a Bank Draft drawn in favour of the “Secretary, NIOS”, payable at the concerned Regional Centre upto 10th January for April-May examination and the 10th July for October-November examination. There will be no registration for the examination thereafter.

 

Procedure for Registration through AI (Study Centre)/Common Service Centre/Authorised Facilitation Centre

To register for the Public Examination of NIOS being held in April-May and October-November, you have to go to your AI within the prescribed time schedule.
(ii) Fill up the Examination Form and deposit it with the Coordinator of your AI along with the prescribed examination fee within the prescribed dates in person or through your representative. (iii) The Examination Form is attached with the Prospectus, a photocopy of which may be used for subsequent examinations. It can also be obtained from your Study Centre (AI) free of cost or you can download it from NIOS website.
(iv)  You must fill up the correct codes of the subjects (you wish to appear) in the Examination Form. You can register for examination only in those subjects which you had selected at the time of admission or you are eligible otherwise. Do check the subject codes you have filled in the Examination Form carefully

However, you are also eligible to appear through On Demand Examination System (ODES) at the Secondary Level and the Senior Secondary level in those subjects only in which you have taken admission in NIOS.

If you are already a registered learner of NIOS at the Secondary or the Senior Secondary level, you have the option to appear in the Examination through NIOS

 

Credit Accumulation

A student can avail as many as nine chances to appear in the Public Examinations spread over a period of five years within the validity of the admission. NIOS will keep and accumulate your credit in concerned subjects in its database till you clear all the required subjects for certification. Avail this flexible scheme of examination to learn well and to get better results.

It may, however, become necessary for NIOS to revise the syllabus of different courses from time to time. In that case the decision of NIOS about On Demand Examination will be binding upon him/her.

 

Issue of Marksheet and Certificate for Public Examination

A student shall receive a Mark Sheet on declaration of result through his/her AI. Provisional and Migration Certificate will be issued to successful candidates only. The Pass certificate will be issued in about six months after declaration of the result.

  • On-Demand Examination System (ODES)

You can appear in the examination through ODES as per your wish and preparation as and when you feel ready for the examination, subject to availability of the seats in the Examination Centre.

 

Subjects available for appearing through ODES at the 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 and Heritage (223), Painting (225), Data Entry Operations (229).

 

Subjects available for appearing through ODES at the Senior Secondary level are:

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).

 

The On-Demand Examinations (Secondary and Sr. Secondary) for the above said subjects are conducted at

(i) at NIOS, A-31, Institutional Area, Sector 62, Noida - 201309, Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar (U.P), (ii) at all Regional Centres of NIOS, and (iii) 43 Kendriya Vidyalayas across India.

Registration for On Demand Examination (ODE)

➤ In order to avail the facility of On Demand Examination Sysetm (ODES), candidate has to be a registered one as a bonafide learner of NIOS having the Enrolment Number and a valid Identity Card.

➤ The registration for ODES is available for existing students through Online only. In order to know the ODE registration procedure, you may visit the NIOS website: www.nios.ac.in (click on On Demand Examination System – thereafter click on online ODE registration for existing learners).

➤ The learners of Stream-1 Blocks I & II can seek online ODE registration only after April/May, 2018 and October/November 2018 public examinations. SEE Streams Click Here

➤ For appearing in ODE, the candidate must bring the Original Identity Card issued by NIOS along with any other valid photo identity proof e.g., Driving Licence, Voter Identity Card, Passport, Aadhar Card etc., and the complete print out of the computer generated ODE Registration Application.

 

The Examination fee for ODE is as under

  • Secondary level Rs.500/- + Rs.200/- extra for subject involving practical
  • Senior Secondary level Rs.500/- + Rs.200/- extra for subject involving practical
  • A candidate can appear for ODE at the concerned Regional Centre or at NIOS Headquarters, Noida or in concerned Kendriya Vidyalaya. Candidates of Delhi Region can appear for ODE at NIOS Headquarters, NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh. Overseas candidates can appear from any of the ODE Centres of NIOS, On Demand Examination fee can be paid either through credit card, debit card or net banking.
  • The Mark Sheets and other documents will be prepared only for overall pass candidates by M&M Unit, Department of Evaluation, NIOS and will be sent to the concerned Regional Centres for despatch to the individual candidates.
  • Other candidates wanting Mark Sheet can send their request through an application attaching the Internet print out and bank draft of Rs. 100/- in favour of 'Secretary, NIOS', payable at NOIDA to the Assistant Director (M&M Unit), National Institute of Open Schooling, A-24-25, Institutional Area, Sector-62, NOIDA-201309, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Seeking ODE online registration twice a month in a particular subject is not permissible;
  • In case of difficulty in registration, a learner may send mail to: lsc@nios.ac.in or dial 1800 180 9393

 

Certification Criteria

In order to pass in a subject and get a certificate of Secondary/Senior Secondary courses, the criteria laid down by NIOS are given below

 

Course:  Secondary Course (Class 10)

Pass Criteria: A minimum of 33% marks in the aggregate (Theory plus practical wherever applicable) in a Public Examination. The marks obtained in Internal Assessment will be shown separately in the Mark Sheet.

Certification Criteria: Pass in 5 subjects including at least one but not more than two languages

 

Course: Senior Secondary Course (Class 12)

Pass Criteria: A minimum of 33% in aggregate as well as separately in theory and practical in the Public Examination. The marks obtained in Internal Assessment will be shown separately in the Mark Sheet.

Certification Criteria: Pass in 5 subjects including at least one but not more than two languages

 

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

                      NIOS Academic Courses for Class 10th and 12th

 

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