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NIOS Admission 2020 National Institute of Open Schooling has started NIOS 10th, 12th admissions for Block 2 (October 2020 exams). The last date for NIOS 10th and 12th admission is January 31, 2020. But, students will be able to apply for NIOS admission 2020 until March 15 with late fee charges. NIOS is providing open schooling at national as well as the global level and sharing resources and study material to the students to score good marks .

The exams For BLOCK I will be conducted in April – May and the second (For BLOCK II) during October – November. The Students have the liberty to appear for either in April – May or October – November. The result for NIOS will be declared after 60 days of the examination.

NIOS Admission 2020 Dates

NIOS conducts class 10 and 12 admissions two times in a year. Students can check the following tables to know the NIOS admission last dates for block 1 and block 2 exams.

Block for Online AdmissionDates of Online Admission Stream-1FeeExamination in which the students can appear first time
Block-1 (April/May, 2020)16th March – 31 JulyNormal FeeApril/May, 2020
1 August – 15th Augustwith late fee of Rs. 200/-
16th August to 31st Augustwith late fee of Rs. 400/-
1st Sept. to 15th Septwith late fee of Rs. 700/-
Block-II (October/November, 2020)16th Sept. to 31st JanuaryNormal FeeOctober/November, 2020
1st February to 15th Februarywith late fee of Rs. 200/-
16th February to 28th Februarywith late fee of Rs. 400/-
1st March. to 15th Marchwith late fee of Rs. 700/-


NIOS  Admission 2020 Application Form:

All the eligible candidates can apply for the NIOS 2020-21 Admission Form through online mode. In order to fill the form correctly follows the provided rules below.

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  • All eligible candidates need to first visit the official site of NIOS i.e. .
  • Then click on “Register
  • Further, read the instruction mentioned in page carefully before applying then click on “proceed”
  • Select the State and then Identity type. Enter the id number of selected Identity types.
  • After that select the Course(Secondary for class 10 & Senior Secondary for class 12) and click on Submit to continue.
  • Fill up all the information in the form correctly like Basic Details, address, other information.
  • An OTP will be generated and sent to mobile as well as on email addresses.
  • Validate the OTP sent.
  • Fill the rest details carefully.
  • Make the payment of application fee in online mode or by using the demand draft.
  • Submit the form.
  • Take a printout of the filled application form.

NIOS Admission 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Secondary: The minimum age to take admission in the Secondary Course is 14 years as on 31st January 2019 (born on or before 31/01/2005)
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.
A 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.


Sr. Secondary: The minimum age to take admission in the Senior Secondary Course is 15 years as on 31st January 2019 (born on or before 31/01/2004)
In order to take admission in the Senior Secondary course, the learner must have passed the Secondary course from a recognised Board.

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/-
Senior Secondary Course
(i) for 5 SubjectsRs. 2000/-Rs. 1650/-Rs. 1300/-
(ii) for each additional subjectRs. 720/-Rs. 720/-Rs. 720/-

Fee payment mode for Online Admission

There will be two options for the payment of fee
(A) The fee can be deposited Online through Credit Card /Debit Card/Net Banking.
(B) In case admission is done through Common Services Centres, fee could be paid via Electronic Wallet of CSCs.Note: In addition to above Fee, Rs. 50/- (Rs. Fifty Only) will be added as cost of online Application Form for all Streams (Stream 1, 2, 3 and
NOTE: Kindly note that the fee payment is to be made online only. No Bank Draft/Demand Draft/Cash/Cheque or any other mode of fee payment is acceptable. All CSC and NIOS AIs (Study Centres) are authorized for facilitating the learners to take admission online. There are no other Agencies/Cybercafe/any other institutions recognized by NIOS for doing Online Admission.

Documents Required for NIOS admission 2020

The student applying for NIOS 2020 admission will have to upload the scanned copy of documents. These documents are considered as proof of eligibility for NIOS 10th or 12th admission.

  • Aadhaar card or passport or ration card or other identity proof.

  • Birth certificate for proof of date of birth

  • Address proof i.e. Aadhaar card/water bill/electricity bill/voter ID/ration card

  • Signature (preferably in black ink)

  • Recent passport size colour photograph

  • Class 8th marksheet for students applying for the NIOS 10th or secondary course

  • class 10th marksheet to apply for NIOS 12th exams 2020.

  • Disability certificate for PwD candidates

  • Caste certificate for SC/ST/OBC candidates.

  • Ex-serviceman certificate for candidates applying under Ex-serviceman category

NIOS 2020 Admit Card:

The admit card of NIOS Exam 2020 is available through online mode. Candidates can download it from the official site. Candidates have to enter their 11/12 digit registration number and date of birth. Admit card contains details like candidates name, roll number, exam centre, exam schedule, etc. Admit card is a necessary document, without which a candidate is not allowed to sit for the examination.

NIOS Result:

National Institute of Open Schooling  announces the result of the examination by sixth or seventh weeks of completion of the final paper. Candidates can check their results by going to the official website of NIOS i.e.

                          frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is NIOS Full Form?

NIOS full form is National Institute of Open Schooling

What is the last date of Admission for October Exams?

The last date of October Exams is 15th March .

Is NIOS vailed for JEE and NEET exams also?

It is vailed for all exams. NIOS degree is recognized by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (HRD), Government of India. 

Is NIOS easy?

As compare to CBSE It is an easier board as compared to CBSE, ICSE or other state boards.

How can I check Nios April 2020 exam fee ?

You cab check at For 2020 April-May Exam .

At what percentage nios student is eligible for aiims, jipmer 2020?

As per neet eligibility.

When Last date nios session 2020 ? Please tell me?

The last date of October Exams is 15th March .

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