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NIOS Admission Question Answer

Are you looking for NIOS Admission FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions and Answers)? Here, you may go through the question and answer related to admission to the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). That will help you to resolve your any query of admission in Class 10, 12, D.El.Ed or Vocational Course in NIOS.

NIOS Admission Question Answer

Are you among those who want to get admission in NIOS Board in Class 10, Class 12, D.El.Ed or any Vocational Course? Before taking admission, you may read the given below NIOS Admission Question Answer that will help you in admission in NIOS.

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1. What is the last date of NIOS admission 2021?

Answer: The last date of 10th and 12th NIOS Admission 2021 for the October 2021 public exam is January 31, 2021 without late fees.

The last date of 10th and 12th NIOS Admission 2021 for the April 2022 public exam is July 31, 2021 without late fees.

2. What is the last date of NIOS admission 2021 through Stream 1 Block 1?

Answer: The last date of NIOS 10th and 12th admission 2021 under Stream 1 Block 1 is July 31, 2021 without late fees and September 15, 2021 with late fees. The online admission will start from March 16, 2021 and the public exam will be held in April 2022.

Sr. No. Admission Date NIOS 10th/12th Admission (Stream 1 Block 1)
a 16 March 2021 – 31 July 2021 (without Late fees)1st Public Exam will be held in April 2022
b 01 August 2021 – 15 August 2021 (with Rs.200/- Late Fees)
c16-August 2021 – 31 August 2021 (with Rs.400/- Late Fees)
d01 September 2021 – 15 September 2021 (with Rs.700/- Late Fees)

3. What is the last date of NIOS admission 2021 through Stream 1 Block 2?

Answer: The last date of NIOS 10th and 12th admission 2021 under Stream 1 Block 2 is January 31, 2021 without late fees and March 15, 2021 with late fees. The online admission has been started on September 16, 2020 and the public exam will be held in October 2021.

Sr. No. Admission Date NIOS 10th/12th Admission (Stream 1 Block 2)
a 16 September 2021 – 31 January 2021 (without Late fees)1st Public Exam will be held in October 2021
b 01 February 2021 – 15 February 2021 (with Rs.200/- Late Fees)
c16 February 2021 – 28 February 2021 (with Rs.400/- Late Fees)
d01 March 2021 – 15 March 2021 (with Rs.700/- Late Fees)

4. What is the last date for NIOS Admission for October 2021 Exam?

Answer: The last date for online admission to NIOS 10th and 12th class for October 2021 exam is January 31, 2021 without late fees via Stream 1 Block 2.

5. What is the last date for NIOS Admission for April 2022 Exam?

Answer: The last date for online admission to NIOS 10th and 12th class for April 2022 exam is July 31, 2021 without late fees via Stream 1 Block 1.

NIOS Admission Question Answer

6. How can I apply for 12th in NIOS?

Answer: You can apply for 12th Class in NIOS through online mode only via Stream 1 (Block I & II) at https://sdmis.nios.ac.in/ on or before the last date. Click here to know the procedure of NIOS Online Admission Registration for 12th Class.

7. How can I get admission in NIOS online?

Answer: To get online admission in NIOS Secondary and Senior Secondary level courses, you need fulfil the eligibility criteria and after that start online registration through Stream 1 Block 1 and Stream 1 Block 2.

At the time of online registration for admission to 10th/12th in NIOS, you need to upload the required Documents, Choose subjects, Choose Study Centre, fill the online application form and deposit the admission fees online.

To know the online registration process for admission in NIOS and other important details, you may read this article.

8. Is NIOS degree valid?

Answer: Yes, the students who passed from NIOS Board got valid certificate that you may use to get admission for higher studies or in Govt / Private Jobs. The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) is run by Ministry of Education, Govt. of India since 1989.

9. Is NIOS good for future?

Answer: Yes, the future of NIOS students is good in every aspect. How? They can take admission in any institute/ college/ university after passing from NIOS Board. They may apply for Govt jobs/ Private jobs.

10. What is the admission fee of NIOS?

Answer: The admission fee of NIOS 10th Class is Rs.1800/- (for male); Rs.1450/- (for female) and Rs.1200/- (for SC/ST/PwD/ ExS) for the compulsory 5 subjects.

The admission fee of NIOS 12th Class is Rs.2000/- (for male); Rs.1650/- (for female) and Rs.1300/- (for SC/ST/PwD/ ExS) for the compulsory 5 subjects.

For each additional subject, you need to pay Rs.720/- per subject.

Check the NIOS Fee Structure of the 10th Class and 12th class here.

11. Can I do 12th without 11th in NIOS?

Answer: NIOS board does not have 11th class. To get admission in NIOS 12th class, you need to have 10th class certificate.

12. How to check admission status in NIOS?

Answer: You may check your 10th/ 12th class admission status in NIOS via entering Email OR Reference Number OR Enrollment Number at https://sdmis.nios.ac.in/registration/check-admission-status.

13. How to get admission in class 12 in NIOS?

Answer: To get admission in Class 12 in NIOS, you have to do online registration at https://sdmis.nios.ac.in/ website through Stream 1 (Block I & II). At the time of registration, you will have to fill the admission form, Choose subjects, Select Study Centre, Deposit Admission Fee Online and Upload required documents.

14. How can I get admission in NIOS Class 10?

Answer: There is only online mode to get admission in NIOS Class 10. To get admission in Secondary Course in NIOS, you need to register online for admission through Stream 1 Block 1 OR Stream 1 Block 2.

Click here for the online admission procedure in NIOS 10th Class.

15. Can NIOS student take admission in NEET?

Answer: Yes, the NIOS 12th Class passed students can take admission in NEET Exam but they need to fulfil the eligibility criteria for that.

Eligibility Criteria for NEET

  • Candidate’s minimum age should be 17 years as on 31st December 2021.
  • No Upper age limit.
  • For General category candidates – minimum 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects.
  • For SC/ST and OBC Category candidates – minimum 40% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • For PwD candidates- minimum 45% marks.

16. How to get admission in NIOS?

Answer: You may get online admission in NIOS Class 10 or 12 through Stream 1 Block I or Stream 1 Block II. For that, you need to apply online for registration at sdmis.nios.ac.in website.

To know in detail about the online registration process for admission in NIOS Class 10 and 12, you may read this article.

17. How to confirm admission in NIOS?

Answer: To confirm you admission in NIOS Class 10 or Class 12, you may check your admission status online at sdmis.nios.ac.in website via entering your Email OR Reference Number OR Enrolment Number.

18. What documents required for NIOS admission 10th?

Answer: For online admission in NIOS Class 10, you will have to upload the scanned copy of required documents.

List of Documents

  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • ID Proof (Aadhar Card)
  • Caste Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Address Proof
  • Previous Qualification Certificate

19. What is part admission in NIOS?

Answer: The part admission or dual admission in NIOS is for the students who are studying in regular board (CBSE/ State Board etc.) or have already passed Class 10 or 12 from other boards. They may get admission in NIOS through Part Admission and can choose upto 4 subjects to upgrade their marks and knowledge.

20. Can NIOS student take admission in IIT?

Answer: Yes, the NIOS students can take admission in IIT through entrance exam (JEE-IIT). Are you wondering whether you can take admission in the IIT by passing 12th from NIOS Board or not? So, the answer is Yes, after passing 12th in Physics, Chemistry and Maths from NIOS, you may appear for the IIT-JEE Entrance Exam.

21. Can NIOS student take admission in IPU?

Answer: Yes, the NIOS student can take admission in IPU Indraprastha University.

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) is a recognized board which is run by the Ministry of Education, Govt of India. So, the students who passed from the NIOS Board are eligible for admission in any University in India.

22. Can NIOS student take admission in MBBS?

Answer: The answer is Yes. The NIOS students who passed Class 12 in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects and fulfil the eligibility criteria may take admission in MBBS Course in any University/ College through Entrance Exam.

23. How to cancel NIOS admission?

Answer: If you have deposited the admission fees then you can’t cancel your admission in NIOS. Once you pay the admission fee, you cannot cancel it.

24. How to fill up NIOS admission form?

Answer: Those who want to take admission n NIOS Class 10 or Class 12 or Vocational Course are required to fill online admission form through online mode at sdmis.nios.ac.in.

Step by step procedure of registration to fill up the NIOS Online Admission Form of class 10 or 12 is given here that you may check.

25. How to take admission in NIOS deled?

Answer: To take admission in NIOS D.El.Ed (Diploma in Elementary Education), you need to do registration online at dled.nios.ac.in website.

26. Can NIOS take admission in regular college?

Answer: Yes, the NIOS students who passed Senior Secondary (Class 12) from NIOS are eligible to get admission in any regular college in India.

27. Are NIOS admissions open all year?

Answer: Yes, you can take online admission to Class 10 and Class 12 throughout the year via Stream 1 (Block I) and Stream 1 (Block II).

  • Stream 1 Block 1 Admission – remain open from 16th March to 31st July with no late fees and from 1st August to 15th September with late fees
  • Stream 1 Block 2 Admission – remain open from 16th September to 31st January with no late fees and from 1st February to 15th March with late fees

28. Can a 11th class passed student take admission in NIOS?

Answer: Yes, the 11th passed student from other board can take online admission in 12th class in NIOS through Stream 2 and 4.

There is no Class 11 in the National Institute of Open Schooling.

29. Can a foreigner take admission in NIOS?

Answer: Yes, the foreigners are also eligible for admission in NIOS and they can pursue Class 10, 12 and any Vocational Course from NIOS Board.

30. Can a NIOS student take admission in DU with 60?

Answer: Yes, the students who passed Class 12 from NIOS with 60% marks may take admission in any college of Delhi University.

31. Can a NIOS student take admission in Serampore College?

Answer: Yes, the NIOS students who passed Sr. Secondary Course are eligible for admission in Serampore College.

32. Can I cancel my NIOS DelEd admission?

Answer: If you have made the fee payment for the NIOS D.El.Ed Course then you can’t cancel your admission.

33. Can I get admission in BCA with NIOS Marksheet?

Answer: If you fulfilled the eligibility criteria for admission in BCA Course then the NIOS passed students can take admission in this course.

It’s not at all that students who have passed from NIOS Board cannot take admission in BCA.

34. Can I get admission in Canada with NIOS?

Answer: The NIOS Board is an internationally recognized board and the certificate from NIOS is valid across Canada and worldwide. However, it all depends on which course you are applying to and in which College/ university of Canada.

There are some institutes that accept admission and some don’t accept admission in Canada from NIOS.

35. Can I get admission in Chandigarh University after NIOS?

Answer: Yes, you can get admission in Chandigarh University after complete Class 12 from NIOS Board.

36. Can I get admission in DU from NIOS?

Answer: Yes, the 12th passed students from National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) are eligible to get admission in Delhi University (DU).

37. Can I get direct admission in class 10 NIOS?

Answer: To get admission in NIOS Class 10 (Secondary Course), you must be 8th Class passed and your age should be at least 14 years.

Students must have passed Class 8 and the minimum age of the candidate must be 14 years

38. Can I take admission in B.Tech passing from NIOS?

Answer: Yes, after passing 12th class in Physics, Chemistry and Maths from NIOS Board, you may take admission in B.Tech through entrance exam.

39. Can I take admission in NIOS from other board?

Answer: Yes, the students of other recognized boards (CBSE/ State Board) are eligible to take admission in NIOS Class 10 and 12 through Stream 2, 3 and 4.

  • Stream 2– Other board students of Class 10/12 (Passed/Failed) may take admission in NIOS through Stream 2 and may appear in Public Exam.
  • Stream 3 – Other board students of Class 10 (Passed/Failed) may take admission through Stream 3 to appear in On Demand Exam.
  • Stream 4– Other board students of Class 12 (Passed/Failed) may take admission through Stream 4 to appear in On Demand Exam.

40. Can NIOS class 12 student get admission in City College?

Answer: Yes, the NIOS Class 12 students are eligible for admission in City College.

41. Can NIOS student take admission in AIIMS?

Answer: The students who passed from NIOS Board are eligible to appear for the AIIMS exam for admission.

42. Can NIOS student take admission in Amity University?

Answer: NIOS students can take admission in every course of Amity University, Noida except in the B.Tech Course.

43. Can NIOS student take admission in Mumbai University?

Answer: Yes, the students who passed from the NIOS Board are eligible to apply for admission in Mumbai University.