NIOS Exam Fees 2018-2019
Kumud Sahni, 06 Jul 2018

NIOS Exam Fees 2018-19 – Students registered under NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling), appearing for 10th and 12th exam can pay the NIOS exam fees 2018-19 by Online or Offline mode. NIOS conducts exam twice a year. The exam fee payment for NIOS exams to be conducted in April 2019 will start in December 2018 and end in January 2019. While the NIOS exam fee payment for NIOS exams to be conducted in October 2018 started on May 21 and ends on July 10, 2018 including late fees. The NIOS admission for Block I & exam in April 2019 is open now and ends on September 15, 2018 including late fees. Block II admission for the exam in October 2018 has closed now. The detailed NIOS exam fees information including important dates is given in the following article.


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NIOS Exam Fees 2018-19


The exam fees of NIOS for both 10th (secondary) and 12th (senior secondary) is the same and payable for everyone. The examination fees once paid is non-refundable and non-adjustable under any circumstances. The detailed examination fees are given below in the table: 

Examination Fees details

Examination fees

Examination fees both for secondary and senior secondary

Rs. 250 per subject

Additional fees for practicals in subjects having both theory and practical exam

Rs. 120 per subject

Late fees for examination

Rs. 100 per subject

Consolidate late fees to be received at regional centres only

Rs. 1500 consolidated

Processing fees for re-evaluation of answer sheet for Sr. Sec. Public Examination

Rs. 800 per subject

Processing fees for re-evaluation of answer sheet for Sr. Sec. On-Demand Examination

Rs. 1000 per subject

Verification of NIOS documents (for private companies and individual learners)

Rs. 500 per candidate

 Apart from examination charges, other miscellaneous charges are given bellow in the table:

Other Miscellaneous Charges


Duplicate copy of the Pass Certificate

Rs. 200

Duplicate Statement of Provisional and Migration Certificate

Rs. 200

Duplicate Identity Card

Rs. 200

Amaneusis (writer) (per session)

Rs. 200

Duplicate Statement of Marks

Rs. 200

NIOS Exam Fees 2018-19 - Timeline of events/ Dates


NIOS exams are open twice a year- April and October. The complete time-line is given in the following table: 


Exam fee


October-November, 2018 exams

(Block II)

  • Without late fee

  • with late fee of Rs.100per subject

  • consolidated late fee Rs.1500

  • May 21, 2018- June 20, 2018

  • June 21, 2018- June 30, 2018

  • July 1, 2018- July 10, 2018

NIOS Exam Fees-Modes of Payment


The exam fees can be paid both by online and the offline mode. 

  1. Online mode: You can log in on the official website of NIOS by clicking the link below. Go to the online payment link, fill in your details and pay by credit card/ debit card/ net banking. It would generate an e-receipt which you can keep for future reference.

  2. Offline mode: You need to visit regional centre specified by NIOS and fill in NIOS examination fees application form available at the regional centre which can also be downloaded from its official website along with a DD (Demand Draft) of any nationalized bank of India, in favor of secretary, NIOS payable at corresponding regional centre. 

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Important Tips

  • A student registered for 12th(senior secondary) must ensure a two-year gap from clearing 10th(secondary) examination. Otherwise, NIOS will not allow you to appear for all subjects examination. You can only appear for four exams and rest only on completion of two years.

  • NIOS doesn’t receive any fees at its headquarters.

  • Information regarding date-sheets, exam centres can be downloaded from the NIOS official website or is available at regional centre two weeks before the commencement of the examination.

  • The Exam centre allotment is done by NIOS and no request later are entertained regarding it.


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