NIOS Syllabus 2018
Khushboo Verma, 10 Sep 2018

NIOS Syllabus 2018 - National Institute of Open Schooling prescribes NIOS 2018 syllabus for class 10th and 12th. NIOS syllabus 2018 comprises the topics for all the subjects covered in the exam of class 10th and 12th. Students who will be appearing for NIOS 2018 exam must be thorough with all the topics included in NIOS syllabus 2018 so that they can ace the examination. NIOS 2018 10th syllabus comprises Mathematics, English, Social Science etc. and that for class 12th consists of Geography, Economics, Business studies, Physics, Chemistry and Biology etc. Using NIOS 12th syllabus will enable candidates to figure out their scoring areas and the weak points.To have an edge on their preparation, candidates must practice previous years question papers. For detailed information on NIOS syllabus 2018 including subjects, subject-wise topics, and so on, go through the entire article.

Candidates must note that they can register and fill forms for NIOS admission 2019 for appearing in Block I exam in April/May till July 31, 2018.

 

NIOS Subjects 2018

Candidates can check the subjects covered in class 10th and 12th in NIOS 2018. The syllabus of NIOS 2018 follows thereafter.

NIOS 2018 – Subjects

NIOS offers a variety of subjects for every learner to choose from. At Secondary level, a learner can select five subjects with either one or two languages from Group A and the remaining subjects from Group B. Two additional subjects can be taken from either of the two groups with additional fees. At Senior Secondary Level, a learner can choose five subjects with either one or two languages from Group A and the remaining subjects from Group B, C, D, E and F (only one subject each from C, D, E and F). Two additional subjects can be taken from any group (only one subject from each group C, D, E and F) with additional fee. Candidates can find the subject lists as mentioned below:

 

Subjects of NIOS Admission 2019 – Secondary level

S. No.

Subject

Group ‘A’

1

Hindi

2

English

3

Urdu

4

Sanskrit

5

Bengali

6

Marathi

7

Telugu

8

Gujarati

9

Kannada

10

Punjabi

11

Assamese

12

Nepali

13

Malayalam

14

Arabic

15

Odia

16

Persian

17

Tamil

Group ‘B’

1

Mathematics*

2

Science and Technology*

3

Social Science

4

Economics

5

Business Studies

6

Home Science*

7

Psychology

8

Indian Culture & Heritage

9

Accountancy

10

Painting*

11

Data Entry Operations*

*These subjects have the theory as well as practical work.

 

Subjects of NIOS Admission 2019 – Senior Secondary level

S. No.

Subject

Group ‘A’

1

Hindi

2

English

3

Urdu

4

Sanskrit

5

Gujarati

6

Bengali

7

Tamil

8

Punjabi

9

Odia

Group ‘B’

1

Mathematics

2

Home Science*

3

Psychology

4

Geography*

5

Economics

6

Business Studies

7

Painting*

8

Data Entry Operations*

Group ‘C’

1

Physics*

2

History

3

Library and Information Science*

Group ‘D’

1

Chemistry*

2

Political Science

3

Mass Communication*

Group ‘E

1

Biology*

2

Accountancy

3

Introduction to Law

Group ‘F’

1

Computer Science*

2

Sociology

3

Environmental Science*

*These subjects have theory as well as practical work.

Note: Learner can opt only one subject from each of Group C, D, E and F. 

 

NIOS Syllabus 2018

The syllabus for NIOS 10th and 12th is given below:

 

NIOS 10th syllabus 2018

Subjects

 

Topics Covered

 

English

Book 1- Snake bite, how the squirrel got its stripes, Kondiba, tall trees, Kondiba, tall trees. Book 2- My vision for India, caring for others, the little girl, a prayer for healing, the truth, the return of the lion.

Maths

Book 1-Algebra, commercial mathematics. Book 2- geometry, mensuration, trigonometry, statistics

Science and technology

Measurement in science, matter in our surroundings, moving things, energy , the living world, natural resources, humans and environment

Economics

Understanding economics, about 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

Business Studies

Nature and scope of business, Industry and Commerce, Cooperative societies and joint stock companies, Transport services, warehousing, communication services, postal and courier services, banking services, outsourcing

Social Science

Introduction to social science, ancient world, medieval world, modern world, impact of British rule in India, religious and social awkening in colonial India, popular resistance to the British rule, Indian national movement, constitutional values and politcial system in India, fundamental rights and fundamental duties.

Psychology

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

NIOS 12th syllabus 2018

The NIOS syllabus for 12th English, including other subjects is given below in this table: 

Subjects

Topics covered

English

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.

Physics

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,

Chemistry

Atom molecule and chemical arithmetic, Atomic structure and chemical bonding, states of matter, chemical energetics, chemical dynamics, chemistry of elements, chemistry of organic compounds

Biology

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, Environmental Biology

Commerce (Business studies)

Introduction to business, business as a career, trade and service activities, management of business, financing of business, marketing

Mathematics

Complex Numbers & Quadratic Equations, Determinants & Matrices, Permutations & Combinations, Sequences & Series, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus

Geography

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

History

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, Renascent India, India’s Struggle for Independence, Maps

Political Science

Individual state and the global order, aspects of the constitution of India, organs of government, democracy at work, organization of the government, democratic decentralization, contemporary political concerns, world politics and India

Accountancy

Introduction to Financial Accounting, Accounting terms, Accounting, equation and Journal, Voucher Approach in Accounting, Bank Reconciliation Statement, Financial Statements, Partnership Accounts, Accounting for Share Capital

History

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, Renascent India, India’s Struggle for Independence, Maps

NIOS Date Sheet 2018

The NIOS Block II exam for class 10 and 12 will be conducted in October 2019 and those for Block II in the first week of April, 2019. Both the exams start with Sanskrit. The secondary exam ends with home science and data entry operations while senior secondary ends with computer science and mass communication. The exams for class 10 and 12 are held for 3 hours- starts from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

NIOS 10th Date sheet, Click here

NIOS 12th Date sheet, Click here 

NIOS Question Paper 2018

Practicing previous years question papers will help candidates asses their performance, identify their weak areas and work on them. Careers360 is providing all the questions papers here so that candidates can download it and start practicing. Solving the questions also familiarize students about the difficulty level and the question pattern of the exam.

 

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