Are you well aware of the Streams available in NIOS for admission to the 10th and 12th classes? I mean, do you know what is Stream 1, 2, 3 and 4 in NIOS? You may take online admission to NIOS Board Secondary and Sr. Secondary Course through Stream 1, 2, 3 and 4.
The NIOS provides flexibility to learners in admission to Secondary and Senior Secondary Level Course through various streams – Stream 1, Stream 2, Stream 3 and Stream 4.
But those who want to take admission in NIOS board in class 10 or class 12 do not have complete information about these streams. Because of which they have difficulty in understanding under which stream they should take admission in the NIOS Board.
Here we will try to explain to you in simple language what are NIOS Stream 1, 2, 3 and 4 and what is the difference between them? After this, you can easily get admission in 10th or 12th class under NIOS Stream 1/2/3/4.
Stream 1 in NIOS
What is Stream 1 in NIOS?
The online admission to 10th/ 12th class under Stream 1 in NIOS Board is for all learners through Block 1 & Block 2.
As you may already know that NIOS Board conducts public exam for Secondary / Sr. Secondary course 2 times in a year – First in March-April and then Second in October-November.
- Stream 1 Block 1:- If you want to appear for the first time in the public exam which will be held in March – April then you are required to take online admission in 10th/ 12th under Stream 1 Block 1.
- Stream 1 Block 2:- Similarly, if you want to appear first in the public exam to be held in October – November, then you have to take admission in 10th / 12th class under Stream 1 Block 2.
NIOS Stream 1 Admission Date
- Admission under Stream 1 (Block 1)- from 16 March 2021 – 31 July 2021 without late fees.
- Admission under Stream 1 (Block 2)- from 16 Sept 2020 – 31 January 2021 without late fees.
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Stream 2 in NIOS
What is Stream 2 in NIOS?
Admission under Stream 2 in NIOS is for the students who have failed/ passed in class 10/ 12 from any recognized board and want to upgrade their marks.
They may take admission in Class 10 or 12 under Stream 2 in NIOS and thus could appear in October-November public exam in the failed/passed subject or up to 4 subjects to upgrade their marks.
Benefit of Admission in NIOS Stream 2
- Students who have failed in 10th / 12th from any recognized board can save their one year by appearing in the exam scheduled for October-November by taking admission through Stream 2 in NIOS.
- Students can choose up to 4 subjects in which he/she wants to upgrade their marks.
NIOS Stream 2 Admission Date
- Admission under Stream 2 in NIOS will remain open from 01 May 2021 to 30 June 2021.
Stream 3 in NIOS
What is Stream 3 in NIOS?
The admission to Stream 3 in NIOS is for all the passed/ failed students of 10th class from any recognized board to appear for the On Demand Examination.
Who can take admission in Stream 3?
- All the New Learners of 10th class from recognized board are eligible to get admission under Stream 3.
- Learners who have passed/ failed in the 10th class from any recognized board and want to upgrade their marks.
- They can appear in upto 4 subjects.
- Students of any recognized board (CBSE/ State Board) who have not appeared in the 10th examination.
Who can’t take admission in Stream 3?
- All the existing learners of 10th class in NIOS who want to appear in the On Demand Examination are not required to apply through Stream 3.
Note:- Existing Learners in NIOS are those who have already taken admission in NIOS Board.
Note:- New Learners are the students of other recognized board (CBSE/ State Board) who have not taken admission in NIOS Board.
NIOS Stream 3 Admission Date
- Admission under Stream 3 in NIOS will remain open throughout the year.
Note:- Those who take admission under NIOS Stream 3 in Secondary Course could not appear in the public examination held by NIOS.
Stream 4 in NIOS
What is Stream 4 in NIOS?
Admission under Stream 4 in NIOS is for the students of 12th class from any recognized board who have already appeared in the exam and get passed/ failed in the exam.
After taking admission in NIOS under Stream 4 they may upgrade their marks in up to 4 subjects via appearing in On Demand Examination.
NIOS Stream 4 Admission Date
- Admission under Stream 4 in NIOS will remain open throughout the year.
Difference between Stream 3 and 4 in NIOS
- Stream 3 is for the students of 10th class of other board to take admission for On Demand Examination in NIOS.
- Stream 4 is for the students of 12th class of other board to take admission in NIOS for On Demand Examination.