NIOS 12th Registration 2020
Updated on Oct 24, 2019 - 10:31 a.m. IST by Saumya.Srivastava
#NIOS Class 12

NIOS 12th Registration 2020 - Students can do NIOS Class 12th registration for the block II October exam until March 15, 2020. The registrations for admissions to National Institute of Open Learning (NIOS) are open for class 12th students. They must be 15 years of age as on January 31, 2020, in order to be eligible to apply for NIOS 12th registration. NIOS class 12th registration 2020 is completely an online process. Students who want to take admission to senior secondary courses can register by clicking on the link provided below on this page. After registration, students will have to pay the required NIOS admission fee. NIOS 12th exams are held in October and April respectively for Block II and Block I. The Block I registration will be held from March 16 to July 31, 2020. Read this article to know about the NIOS 12th registration 2020 dates, eligibility criteria, fees, documents required and other details.
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NIOS 12th Registration 2020 Dates


Dates for Online Admission under Stream-1

Registration Fee

Block-II (October/November 2020)

September 16, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Normal Fee

February 1, 2020 - February 15, 2020

with late fee of Rs. 200/-

February 16, 2020 - February 28, 2020

with late fee of Rs. 400/-

March 1, 2020 - March 15, 2020

with late fee of Rs. 700/-

Block-1 (April/May 2021)

March 16, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Normal Fee

August 1, 2020 - August 15, 2020

with late fee of Rs. 200/-

August 16, 2020 - August 31, 2020

with late fee of Rs. 400/-

September 1, 2020 - September 15, 2020

with late fee of Rs. 700/-

NIOS 12th Registration 2020 - Eligibility Criteria

Students must go through the eligibility criteria of NIOS 12th admission. Go through this section to know about the same in detail.

  • In case of admission to Sr. Secondary course, a student must be of 15 years of age as on 31st July 2019 (born on or before July 31, 2004)

  • For getting admission in NIOS 12th, students must have passed a Secondary course or 10th class from a recognised board.

  • A student who has studied in a senior secondary school can also apply for NIOS 12th to improve or complete the score.

NIOS Class 12th Registration Fee structure 2020


General Category

Exempted Category*



SC/ST, Ex-Servicemen,

Persons with Disabilities(PWD)

(i) for 5 subjects

Rs. 2000/-

Rs. 1650/-

Rs. 1300/-

(ii) for each additional subject

Rs. 720/-

Rs. 720/-

Rs. 720/-

Fee for Dual Enrolment/Part Admission/TOC (Stream -1)



Fees (in rupees)


Registration fee (Per subject)

Rs. 480/-


Cost of Course Material for each Subject

Rs. 400/-

NIOS Fee for 2, 3 and 4, TOC and change of subject



Registration fee (Stream 2,3 and 4)

Rs. 480/- (per subject)

Transfer of Credit (TOC) Fee for all Streams

Rs. 180/- (per subject)

Fees for Change of subject / additional subject

Rs. 720/- (per subject)

NIOS 12th registration 2020 - Documents required for filling the online form

Students are advised to keep their documents ready in the jpg and jpeg format before starting the online NIOS 12th registration. They must remember that without uploading these documents, the registration process will not be completed. The documents mentioned below must be kept ready before starting the NIOS 12th registration.

  • Valid identity proof

  • Recent Passport size colour Photograph

  • Signature in black ink

  • Address proof

  • Valid proof of Date of Birth

  • A valid proof of Residence

  • Social category/Caste certificate (in case of SC/ST/OBC Candidates)

  • Ex-serviceman certificate (if he/she is an Ex-serviceman)

  • Passport/Statement of Operational Bank Account/Appointment Letter from the Employer on Printed Letter Head

  • Disability certificate

  • Class 10th mark sheet

  • Fail Mark sheet of previous Board, failing which Transfer of Credit (TOC) marks will not be updated in NIOS result. If TOC Board marked with (*Other) is selected then the Result should be available on the Concerned Board Website or Learner has to submit a result verification letter from Concerned Board as per NIOS norms

Note: Students are advised to upload all the documents in online mode only. NIOS does not accept any offline submission of documents until there is some serious discrepancy. Students have to inform the concerned authority through SMS or email to submit a hard copy of the same.

How to do NIOS 12th registration 2020?

Students can go through this section to know the NIOS 12th Registration 2020 - 21 step by step procedure. The snapshot provided below will give the students a glimpse of the NIOS registration procedure. Stay tuned to know the detailed step by step procedure of NIOS 12th registration.


Step 1: Click on the link given above or Go to the NIOS registration official website - It will lead to NIOS student portal home page which will look like as shown here:


Step 2: Click on the blue coloured button named as ‘Click here to Register’. Now, NIOS application form will appear on the screen as given below

NIOS 12th regstration window

Step 3: Now select the state/ut, identity type, course and enter the identity number. Click on submit tab to proceed further.

Step 4: Enter the candidate’s basic details like name, father’s name, gender, mobile number, address etc. Click on generate OTP tab to validate the details. Further moving the candidate need to fill in the additional details, select subject and upload documents. Preview all the details carefully before final submission.

NIOS class 12 registration Basic details window

Step 5: Now proceed to pay fees. Print the receipt for fee payment and fill in the application form to keep it safe for future reference.

How to Pay Fees?

Students can pay the registration or admission fees in both online and offline modes. Online fees can be paid through Credit Card /Debit Card/Net Banking while for offline case candidates must fill the form at Common Services Centres and pay fees via Electronic Wallet of CSCs.

Note: In addition to the fee mentioned above Rs. 50/- (Rs. Fifty Only) will be added as the cost of online Application Form for all Streams (Stream 1, 2, 3 and 4). No Bank Draft/Demand Draft/Cash/Cheque or any other mode of fee payment is acceptable.

How to check NIOS admission status?

Once the registration is done and the admission fee has been paid. Students should keep checking their NIOS admission status 2020 to know all the updates of their registration. NIOS can reject any admission in case of wrong information. So students can check admission status of NIOS 12th using their reference number in the online mode.

What after registration?

A student who has successfully got admission in an sr. secondary course under NIOS must fill in the examination form for their session along with the NIOS exam fees for giving the exam in the following year.

NIOS 12th Syllabus

  • After completing the NIOS 12th registration process and filling the exam form or before that, one should start to prepare for the exam.
  • For the same, students are suggested to go through the NIOS syllabus which consists of topics and units needed to study for the exam.
  • It also helps the students to know about the important topics, exam pattern and marking scheme of the exam.

NIOS 12th Admit card

  • NIOS releases the admit card at least 15 days before the commencement of the exams in online mode.
  • Students can download the NIOS admit card 2020 by entering the 11/12 digit enrollment number.
  • NIOS Admit card is an important document without which no student is allowed to the exam hall.
  • It mentions the basic details of the candidate, along with the exam centre and other related information.
  • It also specifies the instructions and guidelines related to the exam.

NIOS 12th Result 2020

  • NIOS releases the result in the online mode within 30-40 days after the completion of the exams.
  • NIOS declares its result in June and December months for the respective session.
  • Students can check the result in online mode using the enrollment number.

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Questions related to NIOS Class 12

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i have not received my books. how i will come to know my center ? pis give me reply.

Ina 16th Feb, 2020


Sorry, but your question is bit incomplete and confusing. As you haven't mentioned about which books you are referring to and about which exam or college you want to know. About which course's center you want to know is not clear in question. so, my suggestion is, please again ask the question properly.

Hope you get my point. Feel free to ask, we are here to help you.

Thank you. Best of luck.

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i have my two subjects exam on same date and same time.(sociology and tourism) what should i do know ??

Sujatha Venkat 14th Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

It is really difficult to decide which subject to attend.But you can decide to yourself. I feel like the subject which you are really good at and have hope that if you write you will get good marks,definitely write that. That will help you to pass that subject. If not talk to the officials so that they might give you a suggestion what to do. Keep up the spirit. Wish you Luck.


Practicals exam centres me hi honge kya???

Indrajit Gupta 9th Feb, 2020

Hello monis,

I think you say about practicals of 12 th class. The practical exam will be conduct in your college, not in exam centre.

If you have any doubt related to query, please feel free to ask.

I hope this helpful for you.

Best wishes!!



Shubhangi sinha 8th Feb, 2020

Hello Rudra,

National Institute of Open Schooling has started NIOS 10th, 12th admissions for Block 2 (October 2020 exams). The last date for NIOS 10th and 12th admission was January 31, 2020 without any late fee. Now, students can apply for NIOS admission 2020 until March 15 with late fee charges.NIOS conducts class 10 and 12 admissions two times in a year.

The candidate minimum age limit for NIOS 10th admission is 14 years as on January 31, 2020. Students who born on or before January 31, 2006, are eligible for NIOS admission 2020.

For NIOS 12th admission, the minimum age limit is 15 years as on January 31, 2020. Students who born on or before January 31, 2005, can also apply for NIOS class 12 admission.

Candidates must have cleared class 8 from the recognised board or must possess enough knowledge to sit for the class 10 exam. A candidate giving self-certificate and stating that they have studied enough to be eligible for NIOS 10th registration 2020.

Candidates must have cleared class 10 from a recognized board to apply for NIOS 12th registration . Students who are applying immediately after passing 10th will not be allowed to sit for the exams for all the subjects in one attempt.

For more information you can refer to the link given below -

Good luck,

Hope it helps :)

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exams date of nios class 12, 2020

Akram Khan 7th Feb, 2020


The NIOS exam date sheet has been released and for class 12 . The NIOS theory exam will be held from 24 march to 24 April. And the practical exam will be held from 11 March.

You can check the complete time table by downloading the NIOS 12th date sheet from the  the official website of NIOS i.e.

Hope you find this helpful.

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