NIOS Admission 2020 - 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 is January 31, 2020. But, students will be able to apply for NIOS admission 2020 until March 15 with late fee charges. Class 8th passed students who have completed 14 years of age can apply for NIOS 10th admission and class 10th passed can apply for NIOS 12th admission 2020. To complete the NIOS admission 2020 process, students will have to pay the requisite NIOS admission fee and upload the required documents. After this, students will be able to track their admission status using the reference number generated during NIOS registration. Go through the entire article to get detailed information about NIOS admission 2020 and its other aspects.
Latest: NIOS admission 2020 is going on for Block 2. Apply before January 31, 2020, to avoid late fee charges.
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 2020 (Block 2)
NIOS admission with normal fee
September 16, 2019 to January 31, 2020
Admission with late fee of Rs. 200
February 1-15, 2020
With late fee of Rs. 400
February 16-28, 2020
With late fee of Rs 700
March 1- 15, 2020
NIOS Admission Dates for April 2021 (Block 1)
March 16 to July 31, 2020
August 1-15, 2020
August 16-31, 2020
September 1-15, 2020
Students who fulfil NIOS eligibility criteria can apply for NIOS 2020 admission. Here are the eligibility conditions of online NIOS admission:
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.
He/she must have cleared class 10 from a recognized board to apply for NIOS class 12 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.
The student applying for NIOS 2020 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 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:
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/Indian
Signature (preferably in Black Ink)
Recent Passport size colour Photograph
Class 8th marksheet for students applying for the secondary course
class 10th marksheet to apply for class 12.
Disability certificate for PwD candidates
Caste certificate for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
Ex-serviceman certificate for candidates applying under Ex-serviceman category
1. First of all, visit the official link as given above. It will open the home page of NIOS 10th, 12th admission 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 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:
NIOS Basic Details for Admission
5. Enter optional details in the appropriate fields and submit details.
6. In the next section i.e. Select the subjects for which you want to appear and also choose the exam centre.
7. Upload the scanned/soft copy of documents and submit it.
8. Now review the form carefully and ensure the accuracy of details.
9. Make the payment if everything is correct else edit the incorrect details.
10. Now, a candidate can track his/her NIOS admission status online.
Note: Students can check NIOS exam centres to know about available exam centres in their region.
A student registering for NIOS will have to pay the admission fee to apply successfully for NIOS admission 2020 online. The admission fee is to be paid through Credit Card /Debit Card/Net Banking.
NIOS Admission Fee for October 2020
Level / Class
For 5 subjects
Secondary (class 10)
General Category Male
General Category Female
Exempted Category (SC/ST, Ex-Servicemen, PwD)
Secondary (class 12)
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 fee after the confirmation of admission to be eligible to sit for the exam.
After filling online NIOS admission form, students should start preparing for the exams. They should analyze NIOS syllabus to devise a strategy to prepare for the exams.
They should also keep track of their NIOS admission 2020 status using the login window.
After confirming the NIOS 2020 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 2020 exams.
NIOS exam dates for block 2 exams will be released in the month of September 2020.
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.
Students can work along with their studies.
Sports students can opt for NIOS admission 2020 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.
Students can prepare for JEE, DU and other competitive entrance exams along with their continue studies by getting NIOS 2020 admission.
Other NIOS Useful Links:
NIOS question papers
NIOS sample papers
NIOS 10th syllabus
NIOS 12th syllabus
NIOS class 10 date sheet
NIOS class 12 date sheet
NIOS 10th admit card
NIOS 12th admit card
NIOS class 10 result
NIOS class 12 result
NIOS admissions are confirmed in 2 months, but some times it can take some more days to confirm the admission due to forthcoming examinations or any other.
You can apply for correction in personal details after NIOS admission but before appearing in the examination for the first time. You can submit an application for the same through the respective AI/Study Centre.
NIOS Management sends an enrollment number to registered mobile number and Email ID. It Indicates to the confirmation of admission.
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.
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I would suggest you to go through with the given below link to check the detailed NIOS 10th Syllabus.
Grammar syllabus will include the following areas in class 10:
3. Use of passive voice
4. Subject – verb concord
(i) Commands and requests
(i) Noun clauses
(ii) Adverb clauses of condition and time
(iii) Relative clauses
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