National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) conducts Senior Secondary examination twice a year, in March/April and in October/November. The NIOS 12th exams are conducted in Hindi, English, Urdu, Bengali, Tamil, Punjabi, Odiya and Sanskrit medium. The minimum age of the students should be 15 years as on July 31, 2019 i.e. they should be born on or before July 31, 2004. After successful admission, students will receive a confirmation on registered email address and Mobile Number.
NIOS Block 1 (April 2020)
NIOS class 12th admissions are going on for Block 1 April 2020 exams. Eligible candidates can apply for NIOS registration in online mode before July 31 without paying any late fee. However, students have to pay a late fee of Rs 200/- to Rs. 700/- to fill admission form till September 15, 2019. Students are suggested to check the application status after submitting the filled admission forms.
NIOS Block 2 (October 2020)
Block 2 admissions will be commenced from September 16, 2019 and students can submit the forms till March 15, 2020 with a late fee of Rs 700/-. The last date to submit NIOS Class 12 admission form without late fee is January 3, 2020. NIOS 12th Block II exams will be conducted in October/November, 2020 for all students.
For more details of dates, syllabus, result, read the entire article-
To be eligible for NIOS class 12th Block 2 exam, students had to meet some minimum requirements set by the National Institute of Open Schooling. Read below for NIOS class 12th eligibility criteria:
The student must be passed the 10th class exams successfully.
A student must have attained a minimum of 15 years of age.
The student must produce a class 10th pass certificate from NIOS or a recognized board, an address proof and two latest passport-sized photographs.
The student must be enrolled with NIOS.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
NIOS offers admission in three streams, twice a year. Follow the instructions given below, to apply for NIOS Class 12th exam:
NIOS offers admission to class 12th in the following three streams. Admissions in these following three streams are mutually exclusive and a candidate can choose only one of them.
Stream 1: NIOS admission is offered in two blocks, Block I or Block II, in a particular academic year. NIOS class 12 exam for this stream is conducted in April/May for Block I applicants and in October/ November for Block II applicants.
Stream 2: For applicants who failed in the exam conducted by recognised boards. Such applicants can appear for NIOS 12th class paper conducted in October/November to clear the exam in the same year.
Stream 3: Also known as 'On-Demand Examination System', this stream conducts exams throughout the year and includes applicants who passed Senior secondary through a recognized board and want to take in one more subject or up to 4 more subjects for updating their qualifications or improving their marks. This stream also for applicants who failed the exam by recognised boards.
NIOS class 12 is one of the most important stages of a student's academic life. Therefore, it is important to prepare for NIOS class 12 exam carefully. Candidates are advised to check out NIOS preparation tips to help them make a strategy to ace the exams. Read NIOS preparation tips below:
Know your syllabus: NIOS students need to know the detailed syllabus for the exam before preparation. Knowing the syllabus enables you to prioritise topics and subjects and gives you a realistic sense of how your preparation is going. Candidates can also learn which topics to prepare for the exam by looking at the detailed NIOS class 12 syllabus.
NIOS class 12 study material: NIOS provides its students with online study material to prepare for the exam. This gives students a way to prepare and get ready for the exam. Students can access the NIOS study material through the link provided on this page. NIOS study material encompasses all topics which are going to come in the exam, thus, it is important for students to study from the study material before going to more advanced books.
Study from reference books: This NIOS preparation tip is strictly for students who have already finished studying from the NIOS study material and have enough time at hand. Such students can go to more advanced books in order to gain an edge over the competition.
Make a study plan: To give a defined structure to your academic lifestyle, it is important that students should make a study plan. This will help them segregate topics and units according to weightage, which will be beneficial for them. Candidates can also track their preparation this way and make sure they finish the syllabus before exam time.
Practise from sample papers: NIOS sample papers are available on the link provided on this page. To prepare better for an exam and strengthen a topic, it is required that a candidate should solve NIOS sample papers. This will give them confidence and help them on the exam day.
NIOS exam pattern will help students in tackling the papers easily. Students can get information regarding the marking scheme, types and standard of questions asked, syllabus and much more through NIOS class 12th exam pattern 2019. Subject wise marks distribution for NIOS class 12th exam is given below:
NIOS class 12th admit card will be provided online in the third week of September and for April Exams in the month of March. NIOS will provide the admit card separately for theory and practical examinations. Students can download NIOS class 12 admit card through the link provided above. Students will have to provide their 12 digit enrollment number assigned to them at the time of NIOS class 12 admission. To download your NIOS class 12th admit card, follow the steps given below:
Step 1: click on the link provided.
Step 2: Enter your 12 digit enrollment number in the login window.
Step 3: Choose practical examination or theory examinations from the select list and click on the 'submit' button.
Step 4: NIOS class 12th admit card would load on your screen,
Step 5: Check for any discrepancies.
Step 6: Download and save the admit card for further uses.
NIOS will announce NIOS class 12 result in the first/second week of June and for october exam the result will be announced in November. Students can access their result using the link provided above. To access NIOS class 12th result, students will have to enter their 11/12 digit roll number provided on their admit card. Read the guide below to check how to download your result:
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