NIOS Admission 2020 Form: Apply online (Application Form Released)

NIOS Admission 2020 Form: NIOS Stream1 Block 1 application 2020 are available now. Interested candidates can fill the NIOS 2019-20 application form before the last date. Interested learners can apply for NIOS admission online as it the only mode to register.

NIOS admission form must be filled before the last date. After that, application will be closed and candidates will not be able to apply. Applicants must make sure that they provide authentic information and upload all the required documents.

NIOS admissions

Scroll down and get all the important information about NIOS admission 2019. Candidates will get information about the application form, schedule, online application procedure, eligibility criteria, and other related details.

NIOS Admissions 2019 form
Admission NIOS Admissions 2019
Article type Admission Form and application info
Year 2019-2020
Conducting Authority NIOS
Mode of learning Private (Open)
Application status Available now for April/May exam 2020
Mode of application Online
The frequency of admission/examination Twice a year
Admission to Class X and XII
Vocational Education
ITI Learners
Official Website

NIOS Admission Important Dates 2020

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/-

Candidates can also click on the direct link provided below to fill the application-

Register for March-April 2019 Exam – Closed now

NIOS Admission Eligibility 2020

Before filling the NIOS admission form, all the learners or applicants are required to read the eligibility mentioned in the prospectus carefully. Only eligible candidates are advised to fill the application form.

Eligibility criteria for both secondary and higher secondary courses are as follows-

For admission to the secondary course-

  • The learner must be of 14 years of age as on 31st July 2019 for block I
  • Candidates must be of 14 years as on 31st January 2019 for block II
  • Candidates must have a class VIII certificate from a recognized Board as proof of minimum qualification. 

For NIOS admission to the higher secondary course

  • Candidates must be of 15 years of age as on 31st July 2019 for block I
  • Candidates must be of 15 years as on 31st January 2019 for block II
  • Applicants must have qualified class X from a recognized board and must have a secondary certificate.

NIOS Admission Application/Registration Form 2019-20

  • NIOS admission is totally based on online mode.
  • Interested candidates can apply within the specified dates. Application portal will be closed after the last date.
  • Applicants must go through the NIOS prospectus and all the instructions before application.
  • Applicants must keep all the documents ready with them before filling the application form and they must refer the documents to fill the details so that they can avoid mistakes.

How to fill NIOS application form?

Time needed: 30 minutes.

As an application for admissions can be made only through the online mode, candidates have to fill the form from the official website. In order to provide assistance to the applicants in filling application form, we have shared the complete procedure below.

  1. Registration

    Candidates have to visit the student portal of NIOS.
    Click on “Register” button.
    Fill the required details and click on submit button.

    After this step application form will appear. It will consist of 4 sections-
    Basic Details, Personal details, subject selection, study center selection

  2. Fill Basic Details

    Click on Basic details.
    Enter details like father’s name, mother’s name, mobile no., email.
    Click on “Generate OTP”
    OTP will be generated for validating all the details.
    Fill all the other detail like caste, category etc.

  3. Upload Documents

    Click on “Other Information”
    Upload the scanned copy of the photograph, ID proofs, and other documents.
    Click on the “NEXT” button.

    After completing this step, a username and password will be created for the learners. They are required to keep the username and password safe.  

  4. Fill the optional details

    In this step, candidates have to fill all the optional and miscellaneous details.

  5. Subject selection

    Here candidates have to select the subjects as per their course and also have to provide previous qualification details.

  6. Selection of study center

    Now, learners have to select the study center as per their preferences. They can select maximum 3 study centers.

  7. Review

    After filling all details and uploading all the documents, click on the “Review” button.
    Check all the details once again.
    After review click “NEXT” option.

  8. Payment

    The last step is to make payment.
    Select any of the payment modes and make payment of the prescribed application fee.
    After successful payment candidates will receive a Fee Payment Receipt through email and SMS.

  9. Take Printout

    Lastly, candidates can save and take a printout of the filled-in application form for future references.

NOTE- Candidates also make payment later. For that, they have to log in the student portal later by using the username and password.

NIOS Admission Application fee

  • All the candidates have to pay an application fee of Rs.400 per subject.
  • Application fee can be paid through online mode (Credit Card /Debit Card/Net Banking), or through Electronic Wallet of Common Service Centres (CSCs)
  • In case of cancellation of admission, an application fee of the applicant will be refunded.

NIOS Admission- Documents

  • Recent Passport size color Photograph of the candidate.
  • A valid identity proof (such as Aadhaar Card or Ration card or Passport etc.)
  • Signature (preferably in Black Ink)
  • Valid proof of Date of Birth (like Birth Certificate or Aadhaar Card with the date of birth printed on it in the dd/mm/yy format etc.)
  • Class 8th mark sheet or Self Certificate for admission to the secondary course). Class 10th mark sheet for the senior secondary course.
  • A valid Residence proof (such as Aadhaar Card with complete address printed on it, / Water Bill/Electricity Bill/ Ration Card/ valid Passport /Voter ID/ Indian Passport/Statement of Operational Bank Account/Appointment Letter from the Employer on Printed Letter Head, if living in rented accommodation – copy of any proof of permanent address along with present Rented Agreement)
  • Caste/ Social Category Certificate (if a candidate belongs to SC/ST/OBC social category).
  • Ex-serviceman Certificate (if the candidate is an Ex-serviceman)
  • Disability Certificate (in of disability)
  • Fail mark sheet of previous Board, failing which Transfer of Credit (TOC) marks will not be updated in NIOS result. If TOC Board marked with (*Other) is selected, then the result should be available on the concerned Board Website else candidate has to submit a result verification letter from concerned Board as per the norms of NIOS.

NIOS Admission Some important instructions

  • Application forms for Block II are currently available and will be open till 31st January 2019.
  • Applicants have to apply only through online mode as no offline forms or another medium is available.
  • Admission forms submitted without any supportive documents will not be accepted.
  • There is no need to submit the hard copy application fee.
  • Candidates are advised to provide only genuine information in the form and should also upload authentic documents. In case of any discrepancy in the information provided, conducting authority shall cancel the admission of the learners.
  • NIOS normally confirms the admission by issuing identity cards to the learners. Learners are advised to check all the information in the ID card. Any discrepancy in it must be brought to the notice of concerned NIOS regional office.   

About National Institute of Open Schooling admissions

National Institute of Open School formerly known as National Open School is an autonomous body under the Union Government of India. It was established in 1989 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. NIOS is the largest open schooling system in the world.

It is a national board that provides mainly distance education, regular education to all the rural and urban areas along with vocational education. It administers an examination for secondary i.e. 10th and higher secondary i.e. class 12th. NIOS provides flexibility w.r.t admission, choice of subject, examination, and on-demand education. NIOS release application forms and conduct exams twice a year.

To cater to the different needs of students there are four streams under which learners can get admission to NIOS. These streams are-

  • Stream I- it includes online admissions for all learners
  • Stream II- Includes admission for learners who want to appear in Oct/Nov exams.
  • Stream III- Admission for learners who want to appear in On Demand Examination System (ODES) of NIOS for Secondary level.
  • Stream IV- For learners to want to appear in On Demand Examination System (ODES) of NIOS for Senior Secondary level.

In case of any grievance or query related to NIOS admissions, candidates can contact the concerned regional offices or at the given addresses-

NIOS Contact Details-

National Institute of Open Schooling,
Institutional Area,
Sector – 62,
Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh – 201 309
Phone No. – 0120-4089899
Fax- 0120-4626902
Email- [email protected]

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    • Address.w/O.shaik shanishkhan 3-2-100/a, ramulavari street, ramaraiya nagar vijayawada (urban),Krishna, vijayawada , Andhra pradesh,520001 12 exams warite i want

          • Mera fur subject me fail hu sir aais ho sakt hai
            Dobr paper dena chau to de skte hu please sir re checking my result roll no 3020119 up nios ne to apna sarkari exam result nios ne apna

          • Sir me iti ka student hu . Mene 2018 10th pass kree thee or Sir ab me 12th pass krna Chahate hu. Mera 2sec yeare iti ka chal rha h. August se start hua h.
            Ab ik rules aaya h ki jo student 10th pass krke iti ke rhe h unse 12th pass ka cartificat diya jayega . Is ke bare me bataya ja raha h ki aap ko 2 papper dene hoge .ik too hindi or dusra English ka. Is ke bare me btao sir .yh such h kya sir g . sir mughe admission lena h sir.

        • Someone suggest me please that i applied nois 10 exam for my brother since september 2018 in mahendragard haryana. But still they could not give exact information for the exam they said exam will start april april is already gone.. They sent me identity card on online screenshot today.. And they told me nois board hold my brother ‘s exam.. Is it possible? If possible then please someone give me reasonable answer..why they hold a student’s examination..

        • મે ૧૧ કોર્મસ ઓનલાઇન ફોર્મ ભરેલ છે.તો મને એડમિશન મળેલ છે કે નહીં તો મારે ઓનલાઇન ચેક કઈ રીતે થાય મને જાણ કરવા વિનંતી

        • I have passed 12th 2018 from Bihar board I have not take admission in any college because I have want to take admission in math but I have obtain 40 marks in math

          • Hello sir class 10 nios October me exam h. Mene from bhara h. Sir iska exam kb h plzz request ke sath bol rhi hu ki iski information bata di ji ye sir 2019 October ka exam

        • Hello sir
          I am Ronit Thukral from pauri grahwal my reference no. Is A1419306031
          Application form still not verified..plz sir enroll me as soon as possible..i will be very thankful to u..

          • Sir I am the student of Nios classes 12 arts stream.
            My registration still pending plese help me and tell how I collect my enrollment number and books .
            Because it September and I give the test in April .
            Sir if problems is done so where I do nios regional office Chandigarh or Nios headquarters Delhi.
            I registered from Ambala cantt.
            So please sir help me.

    • My self Bikash Chandra Dash from Odiisha. Admitted , stream 1, Block 11 for October 2018 but not exam appears. But what can I do give suggestions me

    • Abhi jo form dale 1may se 1jun on deman uska admit card kab tak aayega july me eska paper hai aur sir kya ye exam apne dist me nhi ho skata mai cg se hu sirf centre Raipur me hai

        • मै ने iprovment मे regitrtion किया लेकिन exam नही दे पाया और nios d el ed pass है कैसे मै फिर से examदे सकता हू ( रमेश )from jharkhan

      • Kyan nios mei ek base on demand exam dene ke baad Kyan main phir se admission le kar exam de sakta hoon isse koi problem to nahin hogi na hawab de do please

  1. Sir I registered for senior secondary for Oct exam but I haven’t paid fees. Have I been enrolled why I’m not able to pay online. What am I to do kindly guide me.

    • Respected Sir/ Mam,
      My daughter had enrolled herself for Secondary Stream – I ( 2018-2019). We had paid exam fees (on line) for April – May 2019.
      However, later we found that payment transaction failed. Her Admit card/ Hall ticket couldn’t be generated. We had received mail confirmation about exam payment successful.
      Can my daughter register and appear for ODES in June2019?? When can I register her for ODES??

      • Dear sir,
        I was registered on stream 1 block 11 Oct/Nov 2019.I got my references no.but I want to know when did I get my enrollment no.

  2. Address.w/O.shaik shanishkhan 3-2-100/a, ramulavari street, ramaraiya nagar vijayawada (urban),Krishna, vijayawada , Andhra pradesh,520001

        • Sir
          Mene deled k exam me pass ho gei hun…per Mene +2 improvement ki from v fill nehi ki ab mujhe improvement k liy exams lekhna nehi to deled k Kuch nehi milega so please help me next form fill up kab hai tel me.

  3. Sir muje vocational course kran h iti construction survey ma sir plzz fill information plz online form fill kran h aai offline

  4. I need to appear in 10 th std from nios how I will can u plss tell me sir/mam I also have 10th marksheet. Mohammed abbas

  5. I already appear exam in 3 subjects. How should I register again the other subject? Please help me sir and give me a reply

  6. Sir
    Please let me know the admission process for the diploma in elementary education for the academic year 2019-2020

  7. Good Morning ! Sir…..mera result three subjects me fail hai …..kya mai dobra se bina mera year bekar kiye huye aapke throgh exam deke 12th esi year clear kr skti hu ??

  8. Sir i want to know that if a student has already passed the 12th class in any stream. Can he/she get admission in 12th class in another stream through NIOS.

  9. Sir …. i am fail in highschool …… what should I do ????? Now????? PLEASE sir tell me easy way to clear my exam again……

  10. Sir mai bhi phour subject me fai hu bataaea na kya karu a bahut galat huaa sir mujhse kamjor kamjor ladke pass ho gaya sir please kya karu

  11. Sir Mera result kharab ho gya hai aur mai English aur accountancy ka pepar phir se dena hai iss ke liye

    Please help me sir

  12. Sir i am class 12th student mai three subject mai fail hu math chemistry and physics sir mai NUOS ka form apply karna chahta hu sir fees kitni lagegi

  13. Sir mera 12th me chauhan varsha likha hua hi meine form bharte samay varsha chauhan likha hi to name change kar mail a raha hi kya karu suzav digiye

  14. mera regestration to ho chukha tha bt fees submit nhii ho pai april me paper the to is baar paper ho gye ge purna resgetration hi mera

  15. Sir Mai 2subject se fail hu to Kya Mai dobara exam de sakte hu to Aap exam ki date bhejiye to Mai form apply karu

    • Sir 10th class may maths compartment hy …. Kb tak hoga exam nios ka or form kb tk niklega sir …please reply

  16. got my son on line admission done for 12th class under NIOS on 27th Apr 2019 for stream 1. when i logged in on student portal using username & password, can see the dashboard showing admission verified on 29th Apr 2019 and payment too is shown as successful along with documents uploaded. Do we have to wait further before my son can start studying and do we have to wait for ID card/roll no. to be issued before we can collect the books from the nodal centre advised. please confirm

  17. I have failed in 3 papers in 12th. Just want to know what exactly I have to do or select option while filling form online to get result in few months?

  18. As per CBSE board examination muja compartment Aya ha maths ma so kya app BATA Sakta ha ki form fillap Karna ki date kab ha or kya ma NCRT sa hi padu ya course change ha Isma…..pls give your feedback….

  19. I have failed in 3 papers in 12th. Just want to know what exactly I have to do or select option while filling form online to get result in few months?

    • Hello .Sir mai up board se hu mai 12th me fail ho gayi hu hindi aur English se aur mai science said se hu mai reexam dena chahti hu plz help me thank you

  20. Iam from Arunachal Pradesh want to addmision by online
    Here in Itanagar NIOS admission Center but they are inactive and irresponsible many times I admission but my admission process failed and pending still I didn get admission
    So pls guide me how to admission class 12th par if I admission by online where will be my exam center

  21. Sir mai mp board 12th class me do subject physics aur chemistry me fail ho gya mai nios se dobara exam dena chahta hu sir please help me now

  22. sir maine online main senir secondary stream 1 ka online form apply kor raha tha .por ushi time humara current cut gene por mera application fillup nhi ho paya hai kiya main ye application dubara fillup kar saku. or NIOS board mai class regular hota hai yeah firh online mode hota hai. kiya ek state ka student koi dusiri jagah por poh sakta hai. Please reply me.

  23. My son take exam in your nios sr. seconary level in APRIL 2016 we are not yet received his result. Please confirm the result and send through mail:[email protected]
    I hope you do need full. It is his career in his life.

  24. My son take exam in your nios sr. seconary level in APRIL 2016 we are not yet received his result. Please confirm the result and send through mail:[email protected]
    I hope you do need full. It is his career in his life.

    My so attend the October exam when it is last date to fill the application and exam fees. Please let me know

  25. I am already filling the undemanding Senior secondary form.but some problems I cannot pay .But 2 days after when I pay the side closed.please help me again how I can continue.

  26. Want to know which course I need to select to get in as a teacher for Jr.Kg to 8th standard in NIOS schools.Worked as a substitute teacher in schools.
    I have cleared my second year of S.Y.BA and I am currently working part time.

  27. Sir Mera name Mohd Rafiulla KHAN sir Kya NIOS new registration 2019-21 karaye ga ya nahi abhi to bahut teacher untrained hain to sir please hain iska jawab de

  28. Sir,
    I want to take admission in NIOS Sr. Secondary.
    I have done ITI From ITI Pusa. I want to take admission in NIOS and want too do 12th. tell me the propcedure. Help Me PLZzzzz….

  29. i need someone to help me with the Pune center number.i have done a online payment how do i check the same.
    Also if i need on demand exams how do I go about

  30. I have passed 12th 2018 from Bihar board I have not take admission in any college because I have want to take admission in math but I have obtain 40 marks in math

  31. Sir i have already completed both the exams in regular basis. I had completed 10th in 2010 and 12th in 2012 through cbse board. Now i want to improve my marks of 10th class for my career procedure. After long years if i write the nios exam for 10th class then they will accept my result or not?

  32. I’m deepak Mohan nair has submitted admission for SR SECONDARY 3subjects on line on 6th xth roll 4000442049.I want to know the status of my application.and tutor marked Q&A For English.busisnes studies.and mail me at [email protected]

  33. i m a higher secondary passed candidate,want to join in d.el.ed course.what is the total fees of admission in the particular course?can i choose my preferable study center in my own.?please make me confirmed.

  34. My name ANSHUMAN S/o Shri Rakesh Kumar मैने On Demand Stream 4 Block 1 Senior Secondary August 2019 exam Form fill किया है Refrence no.भी आ गया है but अभी तक Enrollment number नहीं आया है payment हो गई है Exam date 1st.august 2019 है।

  35. Hello Sir,
    I had failed in class 12 cbse exam . I got compartment in chemistry and maths but I had not gave the compartment exam for few reasons . Sir I want to give these two subjects in NIOS .
    Can I able to give these two subjects chemistry and maths….

  36. Respected sir , kindly let me know how shall i give my exam without books bcos i have been registered since last three months but my books have not been delivered as i have mailed and call several times but no satisfaction for my issue so please let me know what should i do toget my books of 10th std. I have done payment and recieved mail from nios team that i have been registered.

  37. Hello sir, i paid my 10th exam fees and have been registered before 3 months but did not get my books so plz let me know what should i do?


  39. Sir ma intermediate me 50% pass hu up board 2018 me paper diya that pass hua sir kya ma nios me admission ho jayega please sir reply Kare sir. Sir is samay ba kar raha hu sir kyoi dikhata to nahi hogi sir reply Kate sir my Conant nomber6387476032

  40. Hi sir
    Sir Mujhe 12th krni hai open se to kase Karu admission nios mein or 12 ke exam kb kb hote hai , Kya fees hai exam or admission ki

  41. Heloo Sir/ Mam,
    I am appearing for 12th exam in the 2019 oct Nov Session
    My Enrolment NOIS 270267183743
    There was one Subject Pol Science code missing i want to download the new Card am not able to download.
    Kindly do the needful

    Eeshaan Kaul

    • I m facing prblm in study centre preference all time its coming there is discrepencies in study centre …plz help me as soon as possible

  42. my son is right now studying in class 10th for academic year 2019-2020 9 (CBSE board). my question is whether he can appear in 10th class exams for the session 2019-2020 of NIOS simultaneously? And the other question : The passing certificate of class 10th of NIOS is valid for taking admission to class 11th in CBSE board schools?

  43. Sir I have applied to NIOS Secondary Admissions 2019-2020 write exam on August I got books Five Subject 1) Code No: 237-Tamil,2) Code No:202- English, 3) Code No: 211-Mathematics, 4) Code No:216-Home Science, 5) Code No: 213 -Social Science, online apply but ONLINE did not Open Page.

  44. Sir, I took admission at the end of May 2019. Two weeks later there was a notification that I had to submit a missing document, which I did. But since then, there has been no response whatsoever. What should I do?

  45. Sir,
    I want to know about the NIOS VOCATIONAL COURSE’S.
    I want to get admission in electrical technician
    How would I get admission in that stream.

  46. Sir me 2018 me cbse se 12th me tha jiske me math me fail ho gya tha aur fir mene up board se 12 th kiya aur is sal paper diya usme mera 52 percent tha me jee mains ki preparation kr raha hu aur mjhe 12 me 75 percent chahiye to kya me nios se fir se 12 th ka paper de sakta hu percentage improve karne ke liye

  47. I have passed class 12 from cbse but english me 40 marks hai ,english me marks increase karna chahta , nios se dubara ek subject ka exam de skte

  48. I’m unable to register myself in on- line mode of NIOS as after clicking on “Register ” button , there is no “Proceed ” button. How can I register myself? Pl, help me. I am trying from 01.09.19 .

  49. Good Afternoon Sir
    Sir , My name is Priya Kumari Sharma
    Mujhe 12 ke admission ke liye kya karna hoga
    please mujhe bataiye

  50. Can I give 10th without 8th class certificate or I need to give first 8th class then wait for next 2 years for 10th. Please reply I am waiting or if anyone have option to do give direct 10th . please let me know.