NIOS Syllabus 2020 - Students appearing in class 10 and 12 exam should check the NIOS syllabus for theory and practicals. The NIOS syllabus for Public and On Demand exams is same. This is mandatory to appear in a minimum of 5 subjects. Students can choose a maximum of 2 additional subjects along with the mandatory ones. The NIOS syllabus 2020 for class 12 is classified into six groups namely A, B, C, D, E and F. Similarly for class 10, NIOS syllabus 2020 is divided into two groups A and B. Students can check all the important topic marking scheme, examination pattern, etc. for the examination from the NIOS syllabus 2020. The NIOS 10th and 12th block 1 exams will be conducted in April 2020. The block 2 exams of NIOS 12th and 10th will be held in October 2020. Check the detailed NIOS syllabus 2020 and marking scheme here in this article to prepare better.
The syllabus of NIOS Class 10th & 12th syllabus 2020 comprise of the list of subjects available along with the important topics. Students are required to appear in 5 subjects and can choose two additional subjects by submitting fees of Rs. 720 per subject. The minimum passing marks for NIOS 10th and 12th exams are 33% and students have to pass in at least 5 subjects.
In the first table below, the subjects for class 10th are given. In the second table subject, wise important topics for class 10 are given. As per the NIOS Syllabus 2020, the subjects of class 10th are broadly classified into two groups. Group A, which includes all the language subjects. Group B includes all the core subjects.
Hindi, English, Urdu, Sanskrit, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Gujarati, Kannada, Punjabi, Arabic, Odia, Persian, Tamil, Nepali, Malayalam, Assamese
Mathematics, Science and Technology, Social Science, Economics, Business Studies, Home Science, Psychology, Indian Culture and Heritage, Accountancy, painting, Ved Adhyayan, Sanskrit Vyakaran, Sanskrit Sahitya, Bhartiya Darshan
Book 1- Snakebite, how the squirrel got its stripes, Kondiba.
Book 2- My vision for India, caring for others, the little girl, a prayer for healing, the truth, the return of the lion.
Introduction to social science, ancient world, medieval world, modern world, the impact of British rule in India, religious and social awakening in colonial India, popular resistance to the British rule, Indian national movement, constitutional values and political system in India, fundamental rights and fundamental duties.
Book 1-Algebra, commercial mathematics.
Book 2- geometry, mensuration, trigonometry, statistics
Book 1-Foundations of psychology, Basic Psychological Processes, Human Development.
Book 2-Social Psychological Processes, Health and Well Being, Work Life and Environmental Concerns, Yoga: A Way of Life
Nature and scope of the business, Industry, and Commerce, Cooperative societies and joint-stock companies, Transport services, warehousing, communication services, postal and courier services, banking services, outsourcing
Science and technology
Measurement in science, matter in our surroundings, moving things, energy, the living world, natural resources, humans, and environment
Understanding economics, about the economy, producing goods and services, distribution of goods and services, money, banking and insurance, presentation and analysis of data in economics, Indian economy, Contemporary Economic Issues
The syllabus for class 12th is given in the following tables. The subjects for class 12th are broadly classified into six groups. There are a total of five subjects, which students need to choose. One or two subjects of languages need to be chosen from group A. The rest of the subjects should be from groups B, C, D, E, and F. Students need to pick only one subject from these groups. The important topics of each subject are also provided below.
Hindi, English, Urdu, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Punjabi, Arabic, Persian
Mathematics, Home Science, Psychology, Geography, Economics, BuNIOS Syllabus 2020siness Studies, Painting, Data Entry Operations, Tourism, Ved Adhyayan, Sanskrit Vyakaran, Sanskrit Sahitya, Bhartiya Darshan
Physics, History, Library and Information Science
Chemistry, Political Science, Mass Communication
Biology, Accountancy, Introduction to Law
Computer Science, Sociology, Environmental Science
Reading and functional grammar
Functional writing and study skills
Listening and speaking skills
English for specific purpose.
English for science-health and hygiene, plant life.
English for receptionist-receiving messages, making request.
Motion, force and energy
Mechanical properties of matter
Heat and thermodynamics
Electricity and magnetism
Oscillations and waves
Optics and optical instrument
Semiconductors and their applications
Atom molecule and chemical arithmetic
Atomic structure and chemical bonding
States of matter
Chemistry of elements
Chemistry of organic compounds
Diversity and evolution of life
Cell, Cell functions, and Tissues
Functional morphology and Life processes in plants
Functional morphology and Life processes in animals
Reproduction and Development
Heredity and Genetics
Population Explosion and Family Planning
Commerce (Business studies)
Introduction to business
Business as a career
Trade and service activities
Management of business
Financing of business
Complex Numbers & Quadratic Equations
Determinants & Matrices
Permutations & Combinations
Sequences & Series
The Earth – A Living Planet
The Domain of Air on the Planet Earth
The Domain of Water on the Planet Earth
Changing Face of the Planet Earth
Life on the Earth
Physical Setting in India
Natural Resources and their Development in India
Man-made Resources and their development in India
Human Resource and their 08 Development in India
Ancient Indian History
Climax of Ancient India
Legacy of Ancient India
Rise and Fan of the Delhi Sultanate
The Mughal Empire
Contribution of Medieval India
India’s Struggle for Independence
Individual state and the global order
Aspects of the constitution of India
Organs of government
Democracy at work
Organization of the government
Contemporary political concerns
World politics and India
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Accounting, equation and Journal
Voucher Approach in Accounting
Bank Reconciliation Statement
Accounting for Share Capital
The marking scheme for class 10th and 12th are given in the tables below. The maximum marks for language paper are 100 and the exam duration is 3 hours. Refer to the table below, to know the marking scheme of all the subjects.
Duration (in hours)
English, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Telugu, Gujarati, Kannada, Punjabi, Nepali, Assamese, Marathi, Sanskrit, Malayalam, Odia, Arabic, Persian and Tamil.
Indian Culture and Heritage
Home Science (Theory)
Home Science (Practical)
Data Entry Operations (Theory)
Data Entry Operations (Practical)
Check the NIOS exam dates and prepare the study plan accordingly.
Go through the NIOS Syllabus 2020 carefully and check all the important topics which you need to study during preparation.
Make short notes on every topic. This will help you during the last minute revision.
Practice with NIOS question papers. Through this, you will get to know about the marking scheme and the difficulty level of questions asked previously.
Revise the topics on a regular basis.
To increase the speed and accuracy during the examination, practice with the NIOS sample papers
Passing marks for NIOS exams are 33%.
The NIOS Result for April exams will be announced in June, tentatively.
Yes, this is compulsory to pass in all five subjects.
The syllabus is almost similar but there is a difference in the choice of subjects available.
The questions asked in the NIOS exams are of Moderate level.
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I would like to inform you that NIOS exam are taken twice a year and the registration portal is open for 2020 and your exam will be conducting during April and May of 2020.So, you can apply for NIOS online.
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Your NIOS admission is valid for 5 years. Once it is registered, the validity of 5 years is for both secondary and senior secondary. You can attempt to appear for the exams in these 5 years as many as 9 times. So you can appear for the exams any time within 5 years from the time you have registered with NIOS. At that point in time, you only will have to pay the exam fees.
Follow the syllabus. try to read the chapters mentioned there. Almost all the chapters are included in the exam syllabus so you have to read all the chapters.
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Board exam for class 10 will be start from 15 february and continue till last week of march. To know on which date, which exam will be conducted you can visit the site
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