NIOS Open School 10th Class Admissions Notification 2020-2021

NIOS 10th Class Admissions Notification 2020-2021: National Institute of Open Schooling NIOS Secondary (10th Class) Admission Notification 2020-21, Apply online from nios.ac.in website.

National Institute of Open Schooling NIOS inviting applications for the Secondary (10th Class) Examinations held in April / May 2021 and October / November 2021. The students can apply the admission application through online from nios official website. Follow the given below steps to admission in Secondary Examinations.

NIOS Secondary 10th Class Admissions 2020-21

Name of the BoardNational Institute of Open Schooling, NIOS
Name of the CourseSecondary / 10th Class
InformationNIOS Secondary / 10th Class Admissions 2020-21
Date of ExamApril / May and October / November months
Official websitewww.nios.ac.in

NIOS Secondary 10th Class Subject Details

CourseSubject OfferedScheme of Studies
SecondaryGroup-A
Hindi(201), English(202), Bengali(203), Marathi(204), Telugu(205), Urdu(206), Gujarati(207), Kannada(208), Sanskrit(209), Punjabi(210), Assamese (228),Nepali(231), Malayalam(232), Odia(233), Arabic (235),Persian (236), Tamil (237),Sindhi (238
Group-B
*Mathematics(211),*Science and Technology(212), Social Science(213), Economics(214), Business Studies(215), *Home Science(216), *Data Entry Operation(E)(229), Psychology (222), Indian Culture & Heritage (223), *Painting (225),*Data Entry Operations (229), Accountacy (224),*Hindustani Music (242),*Carnatic Sangeet(243)Indian Knowledge Tradition ##Veda Adhyan (245), #Sanskrit Vyakaran (246), #Bharatiya Darshan (247), #Sanskrit Sahitya (248 
Five Subjects with atleast one language or atmost two languages.Minimum of five subjects.Two additional subject can also be taken.The Learners are however advised to select the subjects as per their future plan of study and work.
NIOS 10th Class Subjects

How to Apply NIOS 10th/SSC Admissions 2020-2021

The candidates can apply through online in www.nios.ac.in website and through Offline also through NIOS Centers.

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NIOS Secondary Admissions Important Dates:

Block for Online AdmissionDates of Online Admission Stream-1FeeExamination in which the students can appear first time
Block-1 (April/May, 2021)16th March – 31st July 2020Normal FeeApril/May, 2021
1st August – 15th August 2020with late fee of Rs. 200/-
16th August – 31st August 2020with late fee of Rs. 400/-
1st September – 15th September, 2020with late fee of Rs. 700/-
Block-II (October/November, 2021)16th September 2020 – 31st January 2021Normal FeeOctober/November, 2021
1st February – 15th February 2021with late fee of Rs. 200/-
16th February – 28th February 2021with late fee of Rs. 400/-
1st March – 15th March 2021with late fee of Rs. 700/-
Date of admission (Academic Year 2020-21)

NIOS 10th Class Eligibilitya:

Age Limit: There is no upper age limit for admission. However, the minimum age for enrolment is 14 years for the Secondary course and 15 years for the Senior Secondary course.

  • A learner who has passed class VIII and has valid proof of attaining 14 years of age can apply for registration to the Secondary Course.
  • The learner giving a self-certificate “I have studied enough to be able to pursue secondary course” is also eligible for admission to the Secondary Course.
  • A learner who had studied at the secondary level can also seek admission in NIOS either to complete his course or to improve his performance.

NIOS Secondary Admission Fee:

Fee Structure for Online Admission of Stream-1

National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) will not entertain any online Chargeback.

CourseGeneral CategoryExempted Category*
 MaleFemaleSC/ST, Ex-Servicemen,
Persons with Disabilities(PWD)
Secondary Course
(i) for 5 subjectsRs. 1800/-Rs. 1450/-Rs. 1200/-
(ii) for each additional subjectRs. 720/-Rs. 720/-Rs. 720/-

Supporting Documents required

The learner has to be ready with the Scanned copy/soft copy (jpg, jpeg files) of the given below documents which will be required to be uploaded while registering for the Admission to Secondary and Senior Secondary courses

Recent Passport size color Photograph
Signature (preferably in Black Ink)
Valid identity proof (like Aadhaar Card or Passport or Ration card or etc.)
Valid proof of Date of Birth (like Aadhaar Card with date of birth printed on it in the dd/mm/yyyy format, Birth Certificate etc.)
A valid proof of Residence (like Aadhaar Card with complete address printed on it, valid Passport etc.).
Address proof i.e. Aadhaar Card/Water Bill/Electricity Bill/Voter ID/Ration Card/Indian

For more details visit official website: http://nios.ac.in