Admissions Open for SSC & Intermediate September / October 2019 Exams Hurry up
What is NIOS?
Ans: The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) is an educational organization which imparts education through Open and Distance Learning Mode and also conducts examinations for grant of certificates up to pre-degree level at par with other National Boards viz. the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE).
When the NIOS examinations conducted?
Ans: The NIOS examinations are conducted years twice  April / May  September / October
I could not clear my SSC / Inter, Can I appear my un cleared subjects in NIOS
Ans: Yes you can appear your un cleared subjects through Credit Based Transfer System in Stream-II which conducted in examinations are conducted in September / October
How different is NIOS from any other Institution for providing Education?
Ans: The NIOS follows learner centric approach of teaching through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Mode. It offers a wide range of subjects in comparison to any other formal schooling programme. The learners are free to choose subject combination as per their needs and goals. The learners study at their own pace with the help of specially designed Self Learning Materials (SLM). Learning is supplemented by audio-video and face to face contact classes which are held at the study centres on holidays and weekends. The learners have freedom to appear in examination in their subjects as per their preparation.
What are the Courses offered by NIOS?
Ans: NIOS offers the following programmes /courses:-
a) Academic Courses
(i) Secondary Course-Equivalent to class X
(ii) Senior Secondary Course-Equivalent to class XII
Whether Secondary/ Senior Secondary School Certificates obtained from NIOS have the same recognition as of other Boards?
Ans: Yes. The Secondary/Senior Secondary certificates obtained from NIOS have the same recognition as certificates issued by other Boards. NIOS is vested with the authority to conduct Public Examinations at Secondary and Senior Secondary level vide Govt. of India’s resolution dated 14 September 1990. Further, all the Boards either National or State including NIOS are following the National Curriculum Framework (2005). Thus, the Secondary and the Senior Secondary Certificates of NIOS are equivalent and at par to the Secondary and the Senior Secondary Certificate of other Boards.
Whether a Candidate Passing the Senior Secondary Examination from NIOS Is Eligible for Admission in Universities and Professional Colleges?
Ans:Yes. NIOS learners are eligible to seek admission in any university and professional college if otherwise fulfilling the eligibility criteria of that particular university / professional college.
What is the eligibility criteria for admission to Secondary Course?
Ans: A person who has passed class VIII and has valid proof of attaining 14 years of age can apply for registration to a Secondary Course. A self certificate “I have studied enough to be able to pursue Secondary course” is also eligible for admission to the Secondary course. A person who had studied at Secondary level can also seek admission in NIOS either to complete his course or to improve his performance
What are the subjects available for the Secondary Course (Class-X)?
Ans: English, Urdu, Sanskrit, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Gujarati, Kannada, Punjabi, Assamese, Nepali, Malayalam, Odia, Arabic,Persian, Tamil, Mathematics, Science and Technology, Social Science, Economics, Business Studies, Home Science; Psychology, Indian Culture and Heritage, Painting, Data Entry Operations.
What are the subjects available for the Senior Secondary Course (Class-XII)?
Ans: Hindi, English, Bengali, Tamil, Urdu, Sanskrit, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography, Political Science, Economics, Business Studies, Accountancy, Home Science, Psychology, Computer Science, Sociology, Painting, Environmental Science, Mass Communication, Data Entry Operations. In this regard, please check the latest Academic Prospectus.
Can I go for higher studies after completing the Senior Secondary Course?
Ans: If you wish to use NIOS certificate for higher studies, it is in your own interest that you keep in mind the requirements of the Boards/ Universities you wish to join after passing Secondary/ Senior Secondary course from NIOS. Some Boards / Universities
require specific subject combinations for admission to the Institutions affiliated to them as given in the NIOS prospectus. For example, for medical course, eligibility criteria are that you should have passed +2 with Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Biotechnology along with English as core subject. The learners who wish to join formal school Board in class XI after passing NIOS examination of class-X may opt for subject combinations (in 5 or 6 subjects as the case may be) which are acceptable in class XI by such formal school Board, without prejudice to the rights of NIOS. However, NIOS Certificates are valid, recognised and at par with other National and State Boards of School Education.
Can certified learners appear for various Competitive Examinations?
Ans: They can. NIOS learners do appear and compete in various competitive
examinations. However, the eligibility criteria, such as age, requirements of specific
subjects, minimum percentage of marks etc., must be fulfilled by the learners.
What is BPP?
Ans: Bachelor Preparatory Programme is called BPP. It is an entrance test for Intermediate failed candidates to join UG Degree course
I am Inter/PUC Failed; Can I join under graduation degree course?
Ans: Yes, Intermediate fail can join under graduation degree course by just qualifying in an simple entrance test called BPP.
Is BPP is equivalent to Intermediate?
Ans: It is not equivalent to Intermediate. It is just a bridge course to join under graduation degree through OUS system. If you want an Intermediate equivalent course than HIITMS is offering Sr. Secondary course of NIOS which is equivalent to Intermediate
Do you organize regular classes as regular degree college for Intermediate failed candidates?
Ans: Yes, we not only organize regular classes as regular degree college for Intermediate failed candidates but also organizing EDP entrepreneurship development programs to make leaders in business.
Do you provide job assistance services?
Ans: Yes, we provide job assistance services. Our Ex students are working with Private, MNC companies and Government sectors.
Do you offer one sitting or fast track degree?
Ans: No, we do not offer one sitting or any fast track degree courses. Our all undergraduate degree courses duration is 3 years and PG courses duration is 2 / 3 years.
Which universities are offering undergraduate degree courses for Intermediate failed through BPP?
Ans: Kakatiya University – Warangal [ Telangana], Acharya Nagarjuna University-Guntur [ Andhra Pradesh] and various universities are offering undergraduate degree courses for Intermediate failed through BPP
Is this degree useful for jobs and further studies?
Ans: Yes, this degree is Useful for Government / Corporate and Overseas Jobs &Valid for further studies in India and Abroad