NIOS Admission 2021 Started for 10th & 12th - Apply Now!
NIOS Admission 2021 - National Institute of Open Schooling has started NIOS 10th, 12th admissions 2021 for October exams. The last date for NIOS 10th and 12th admission is January 31, 2021, without any late fee. However, students can apply for NIOS admission 2021 until March 15 with late fee charges. Class 8th passed students who have completed 14 years of age can apply for NIOS 10th admission 2021 and class 10th passed can apply for NIOS 12th admission 2021.
Application Link: Click here to apply for Stream 1 Block 2 (October 2021) fresh admission.
Latest update: NIOS exam dates 2021 have been released. Check NIOS exam fees 2021 here!
To complete the NIOS admission 2021 process, students will have to pay the requisite NIOS admission 2021 fee and upload the required documents. After this, students will be able to track their NIOS 2021 admission status using the reference number generated during NIOS registration 2021. Go through the entire article to get detailed information about NIOS admission 2021 and its other aspects.
NIOS Admission 2021 Dates (Stream 1)
NIOS conducts class 10 and 12 admissions two times in a year. Students can check the following tables to know the NIOS admission last dates for block 1 and block 2 exams.
NIOS Admission Dates for October 2021 (Block 2)
|NIOS admission with normal fee||September 16, 2020, to January 31, 2021|
|Admission with late fee of Rs. 200||February 1-15, 2021|
|With late fee of Rs. 400||February 16-28, 2021|
|With late fee of Rs 700||March 1- 15, 2021|
|Exam dates||October/November 2021|
NIOS Admission Dates for April 2021 (Block 1)
|NIOS admission with normal fee||March 16 to July 31, 2020|
|Admission with late fee of Rs. 200||August 1-15, 2020|
|With late fee of Rs. 400||August 16-31, 2020|
|With late fee of Rs 700||September 1-15, 2020|
|Exam dates||March/April 2021|
NIOS Online Stream 2 Admission for October 2021
- Online NIOS admissions for stream 2 were started from May 1, 2020. The last date was extended to July 31, 2020, due to COVID-19.
- All unsuccessful students of Class 10 and 12 from any recognized board are eligible to get NIOS 2021 admission under this stream.
- Click here to apply for stream 2 admission.
- They can also avail the facility of Transfer of Credit (TOC) up to a maximum of 2 subjects from the parent board.
- The student must have passed the subjects with 33% marks or equivalent grade.
Check, NIOS date sheet 2021
NIOS 2021 Admission- Eligibility Criteria
Students who fulfil NIOS eligibility criteria can apply for NIOS 2021 admission. Here are the eligibility conditions of online NIOS admission:
- The minimum age limit for NIOS 10th admission is 14 years as on January 31, 2021. Students who born on or before January 31, 2007, are eligible for NIOS admission 2021.
- For NIOS 12th admission, the minimum age limit is 15 years as on January 31, 2021. Students who born on or before January 31, 2006, can also apply for NIOS class 12 admission 2021.
- He/she 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 2021.
- He/she must have cleared class 10 from a recognized board to apply for NIOS class 12 registration 2021. Students who are applying immediately after passing 10th will not be allowed to sit for the exams for all the subjects in one attempt.
Documents Required for NIOS admission 2021
The student applying for NIOS 2021 admission will have to upload the scanned copy of documents. These documents are considered as proof of eligibility for NIOS 10th or 12th admission. NIOS admit card 2021 is released for the candidates who submit all the required documents in jpg or jpeg files. Here's the list of documents required for NIOS online admission 2021:
- Aadhaar card or passport or ration card or other identity proof.
- Birth certificate for proof of date of birth
- Address proof i.e. Aadhaar card/water bill/electricity bill/voter ID/ration card
- Signature (preferably in black ink)
- Recent passport size colour photograph
- Class 8th marksheet for students applying for the NIOS 10th or secondary course
- class 10th marksheet to apply for NIOS 12th exams 2021.
- Disability certificate for PwD candidates
- Caste certificate for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
- Ex-serviceman certificate for candidates applying under Ex-serviceman category
How to apply for NIOS Admission 2021 (Class 10th & 12th)?
1. First of all, visit the official link as given above. It will open the home page of NIOS 10th, 12th form as shown below:
2. Read the instruction given and Select State and Identity type, Enter Identity number and course applying for.
3. Click on the submit button and it will redirect you to the next section i.e. basic details.
4. Enter basic details, address and other information correctly in NIOS admission 2021 form and verify email ID and mobile number.
5. Now enable the declaration box and click on next button as shown in the following image:
6. Enter optional details in the appropriate fields and submit details.
7. In the next section i.e. Select the subjects for which you want to appear and also choose the exam centre.
8. Upload the scanned/soft copy of documents and submit it.
9. Now review the form carefully and ensure the accuracy of details.
10. Make the payment if everything is correct else edit the incorrect details.
11. Now, a candidate can track his/her NIOS admission status online.
Note: Students can check NIOS exam centres 2021 to know about available exam centres in their region.
NIOS Admission 2021 Fees
A student registering for NIOS will have to pay the admission fee to apply successfully for NIOS 2021 admission online. The admission fee is to be paid through credit card /debit card/net banking.
NIOS Admission Fee for October 2021
Level / Class
For 5 subjects
Secondary (class 10)
General Category Male
General Category Female
Exempted Category (SC/ST, Ex-Servicemen, PwD)
Secondary (class 12)
General Category Male
General Category Female
Exempted Category (SC/ST, Ex-Servicemen, PwD)
Apart from the above one will have to pay Rs. 720 per subject for each additional subject, to register for that. Students will need to pay Rs. 50 as the cost of online Application Form. The student will have to pay the NIOS exam fees 2021 after the confirmation of admission to be eligible to sit for the exam.
- After filling online NIOS form, students should start preparing for the exams. They should analyze NIOS syllabus 2021 to devise a strategy to prepare for the exams.
- They should also keep track of their NIOS 2021 admission status using the login window.
What to do After Getting NIOS Admission 2021?
- After confirming the NIOS 2021 admission, the authority sents enrollment number on the registered mobile number and Email ID.
- Students can download their ID card through NIOS students portal.
- After confirmation of the admission, Students will have to pay NIOS exam fees to submit examination form for October 2021 exams.
- NIOS exam dates 2021 for block 2 exams will be released soon.
Advantages of NIOS Admission 2021
- Children who do not get access to formal schooling due to economic, social or geographical conditions can make use of the benefits provided by NIOS admission 2021.
- Students can work along with their studies.
- Sports students can opt for NIOS 2021 admission to study with a flexible schedule.
- As NIOS is accepted as a board equivalent to CBSE and CISCE, students choose NIOS admission to pursue their Secondary and Senior Secondary education so as to attain a higher percentage in NIOS result 2021.
- Students can prepare for JEE, DU and other competitive entrance exams along with their continue studies by getting NIOS admission 2021.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NIOS Admission 2021 Started for 10th & 12th - Apply Now!
Question: In how much time NIOS admission 2020-21 will be confirmed?
NIOS admissions 2021 are confirmed in 2 months, but some times, NIOS can take more days to confirm the admission due to forthcoming examinations or any other reason.
Question: How can I apply for correction in NIOS admission records?
You can apply for correction in personal details after NIOS admission but before appearing in the examination for the first time, by submitting an application through the respective AI/Study Centre.
Question: How does a student come to know about the confirmation of his/her NIOS admission?
NIOS Management sends an enrollment number to registered mobile number and Email ID. It Indicates to the confirmation of NIOS admission 2021.
Question: I got NIOS admission in last year, Can I apply for exams this year?
Yes, you can apply for the same if your admission period is not over. NIOS admission period is 5 year from the date of NIOS admission 2021.
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Questions related to NIOS 10th
how can i apply for admission in online nios
Nios admission registration is till July 31.
If you meet the eligibility criteria and have required documents, you can apply for nios 2021 April admission.
Fill in the Application form of nios from the official website www.nios.ac.in (//www.nios.ac.in)
Fill in the choices accurately and do the payment process.
Hope this information is useful
I have passed NIOS 10th in April, 2020. CAn i register myself for 12th 2020-21
You can register for 2020-22 Session. You can give your 12th Boards in Year 2022 & 11th in 2021. You can't give Boards in 2021. Now, you can start preparing for JEE Mains & other Competitive level Exams.
Hope this information is helpful for you.
Best Of Luck.
fee date compartment papers and how many fee
if you want to appear for October/November 2020 exams, you will have to pay online NIOS exam fees 2020. The last date of NIOS fees 2020 may fall in September 2020.
for more information , you can refer to the following article-
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As of now no exact schedule has been provided for NIOS exam by concerned authorities, it supposed to release in the first week of September, that's a tentative date, you may stay updated at the official website at nios.ac.in or you can follow our page for the same at https://school.careers360.com/articles/nios-exam-dates
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