In a recent press release, it was conveyed that unsuccessful candidates can now seek admission under Stream-2 of NIOS and can appear in the October examination. Their results will also be declared in the first week of December of the same year.
Sadhana Parashar, Academic Director, CBSE has earlier written to the UGC urging the organization to make proper consideration of the vocational subjects while admitting the students to the undergraduate courses at the college/university level. She further added that scheme of studies for all these academic subjects are rigorous in nature and are designed specifically keeping the current industry and the employment trend in mind. The students will face no difficulties by taking up these subjects after they pass out of class XII. The academic director also requested the organization to accommodate the names of these subjects in their information prospectus so that the students will be treated as eligible for admission to higher education as per their choice of courses.
CBSE introduces vocational courses oriented towards career in sports. The CBSE Board has introduced new vocational courses for classes 11 and 12 like Body Science, Fitness, Aerobics and Health. The only idea to propose these courses to the students is that they can also pursue a career in sports.