NIOS Admission 2023 for 10th & 12th Application Form, Dates

NIOS Admission 2023: National Institute Of Open Schooling issues admission notification for those candidates, who are willing to continue their studies further. Eligible candidates may apply for NIOS Admission by filling NIOS application form before the last date. National Institute Of Open Schooling also known as National Open School is one of the major National Board of Secondary Education in India. NIOS offers education to students in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode.

Every year, the officials of the National Institute Of Open Schooling release the NIOS Admission Form through online mode for the students of Class 10 and 12 and plenty of students from different parts of state apply for NIOS admission notice. Candidates, who are willing to secure admission to the National Institute of Open Schooling, need to fill up the application form before the last date with all the required details.

NIOS Admission 2023 Schedule

Block for Online Admission NIOS Exam Fee Exam in which the students can appear the first time
Block-1 (April/May) Normal Fee
with late fee of Rs. 200/-
with late fee of Rs. 400/-
with late fee of Rs. 700/-
April/May 2023
Block-II (Oct/Nov) Normal Fee
with late fee of Rs. 200/-
with late fee of Rs. 400/-
with late fee of Rs. 700/-
October/November 2023

Eligibility Criteria

Contenders who are willing to take admission in NIOS must meet the eligibility criteria specified by the officials.

  • Secondary or Class 10th: Passed class 8 certificate attested by Gazetted Officer and the minimum age of the candidate must be 14 years.
  • Higher Secondary or Class 12th: Passed their class 10 from a recognized board, and the minimum age of the candidate must be 15 years.

Application Process for NIOS Admission

  • Students need to go to the official website of NIOS for Secondary and Senior Secondary.
  • On the home page, you need to click on the “Register” button and follow the below procedure.
  • After opening the registration link you need to enter the Basic details
  • Then, OTP will be sent to your mobile number and email ID.
  • After filling in all the details, press on to the option of Declaration.
  • Students need to select any three study centers according to their preferences.
  • Upload relevant documents such as scanned Signature /Previous Qualification Certificate/Address Proof/ Category/ Caste Certificate/Any Other Certificate if asked
  • The type of the file can be JPEG/JPG/PNG/GIF; the Size of the file should not exceed 1MB.
  • Review the information filled in the NIOS application form.
  • Make fee payment and press on the register.
  • At the end don’t forget to take printouts for future reference.

Documents Required for NIOS admission

Check the list of documents required for NIOS online admission:

  • Aadhaar, passport or ration card, or other identity proof.
  • Birth certificate
  • Address proof i.e. Aadhaar card/water bill/electricity bill/voter ID/ration card
  • Signature
  • Recent passport size color photo
  • Class 8th mark sheet
  • Class 10th mark sheet.
  • Disability official document for PwD candidates
  • Caste certificate for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
  • Ex-serviceman official document

Marking Scheme or NIOS 10th

Subjects Marks Duration (in hours)
English, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Telugu, Gujarati, Kannada, Punjabi, Nepali, Assamese, Marathi, Sanskrit, Malayalam, Odia, Arabic, Persian, and Tamil. 100 3
Indian Culture and Heritage 100 3
Social Science 100 3
Science (Theory) 85 2.5
Science (Practical) 15 3
Mathematics (Theory) 85 2.5
Mathematics (Practical) 15 3
Home Science (Theory) 85 2.5
Home Science (Practical) 15 3
Painting (Theory) 30 1.5
Painting (Practical) 70 3
Accountancy 100 3
Psychology 100 3
Economics 100 3
Business Studies 100 3
Data Entry Operations (Theory) 40 2
Data Entry Operations (Practical) 60 2

Marking Scheme of NIOS 12th

Subjects Marks Duration (in hours)
English 100 3
Economics 100 3
Hindi 100 3
History 100 3
Mathematics 100 3
Chemistry (Theory) 80 3
Chemistry (Practical) 20 3
Biology (Theory) 80 3
Biology (Practical) 20 3
Physics (Theory) 80 3
Physics (Practical) 20 3
Geography (Theory) 80 3
Geography (Practical) 20 3
Political Science 100 3
Business Studies 100 3
Accountancy 100 3

NIOS Exam Fees 2023 for Class 10th and 12th Examinations

NIOS Admission Process

  • NIOS admission is completely based on online mode.
  • Students may apply within the specified dates.
  • After the last date application portal will be closed.
  • Read all the instructions before applying.
  • Keep all the credentials ready with them before filling the application form.

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2 thoughts on “NIOS Admission 2023 for 10th & 12th Application Form, Dates”

  1. hi sir/mam,
    my daughter mythrah. l,ganesh is pursuing 9th grade cbse in want to continue her 10th grade via NIOS, for the upcoming academic year 2022 – 2023 . her date of birth is 04/07/2007,
    i need to register her in stream 1 block 1. i want her to do MBBS IN FUTURE, so kindly suggest me about it and when is the admission date, should i register now, pls guide.

    mrs. lexmipriya


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