NIOS 12 Date sheet (Revised Dates Available Soon): March/April Exam Postponed

NIOS 12 Date sheet 2020: National Institute of open school (NIOS) has postponed the examination of class 12 till 14 April due to COVID-19.The rescheduled dates for the class 12th examinations will be announced soon. Earlier, the examination for class 12 has to start from 24 March which were scheduled to be end on 24 April 2020. Along with the theory examination the NIOS has also postponed the practical examination dates. To know more about the NIOS 12 Date sheet read the article.

UPDATE: NIOS is going to release nios new date sheet 2020 for all the NIOS 12th exams 2020 postponed due to the lockdown. Keep visiting this page regularly for more updates.

Update: As the duration of the lockdown is extended, the NIOS has postponed its all examination which is going to be held in India and overseas till further notice. For any latest information regarding the examination reschedule candidates must visit the NIOS website regularly.


NIOS 12 Date sheet 2020

Update: The NIOS has extended the postponement of its all examination for another three weeks. Now, all the examination which is going to be held up to 14 April has been postponed.


Candidates in this article you will get information about the NIOS time table and rescheduled date information.

The National Institute of Open School (NIOS) has announced its Date sheet for class 12 on its official portal. The examination for class 12 will commence from 24 March and conclude on 24th April 2020. Those students who are going to appear in the examination for class 12 can download the exam date sheet from the NIOS official portal or the direct link given on this page. We also provide you the complete time table in the below section.

Candidates as the exam have been postponed due to COVID-19 till 14 April 2020, now you have enough time to prepare well for the examination refer to the book which was provided by the institute to you and once the new date was announced by the institute we will let you know here on this page.

NIOS 12 Time Table 2020: Overview

Name of the instituteNational Institute of open school (NIOS)
Examination nameClass 12
Date of examination24 March to 24 April (postponed)
Practical exam date11 to 25 March 2020 (postponed)
Rescheduled Exam dateAnnounced soon

NIOS 12 time table 2020

Sanskrit (309)24 March 2020
Employability skills and Entrepreneurship (350) Environmental Science26 March 2020
Psychology (328)27 March 2020
Urdu (306)30 March 2020
Hindi (301)31 March 2020
Geography (316)3 April 2020
Bengali (303) Tamil (304) Odiya (305) Gujarati (307) Punjabi (310) Arabic (341) Persian (342) Malayalam (343)4 April 2020
English (302)7 April 2020
Home Science (321)8 April 2020
Physics (312) History (315) Library and Inform. Science (346) Sanskrit Vyakaran (346)9 April 2020
Economics (318)16 April 2020
Chemistry (313) Political science (317) Mass communication (335) Military studies (374) Sanskrit Sahitya (348)17 April 2020
Mathematics (311)18 April 2020
Data Entry Operations (Th) (336)20 April 2020
Painting (theory) (332)21 April 2020
Computer science (330) Physical education and Yog (373) Sociology (331) Bhartiya Darshan (347) Tourism (337)22 April 2020
Biology (314) Accountancy (314) Introduction to the law (338) Military History (375) Veda Adhyayan (345)23 April 2020
Business studies (319)24 April 2020

NIOS Practical examinations schedule

Home Science (321) Biology (314) Geography (316) Painting (332)11 to 15 March 2020
Chemistry (313) Physics (312) Environmental Science (333) Physical education and yoga (373)16 to 20 March 2020
Computer science (330) Data Entry operations (336) Mass communication (335) Library and information science (339)21 to 25 March 2020

NIOS 12th Exam Dates 2020 (October Session)

Till, NIOS release the revised NIOS 12 Date sheet 2020 for postponed exams, learners can have a look at the exam schedule for NIOS October session given as under  

ParticularsTentative Dates
Release of NIOS time table1st week of September 2020
Admit card date2nd week of September 2020
Practical exam 3rd & 4th week of September 2020
NIOS theory exam3rd October to 4th November, 2020 (Tentative)
NIOS result date2nd week of December 2020

NIOS Schedule for April 202 Exam Fee Dates

Students can also have a look at the following table indicating information about NIOS exam fees for April 2021 exam application-

For fresh and unsuccessful students without late fee21st November to 25th December 2020
For unsuccessful candidates of the Previous examDecember 13 to December 25, 2020
For all students with late fee of Rs.100 per subject26th December 2020 to 2nd January 2021
For all students with consolidates late fee of Rs.1500 per learner3rd January – 10th January 2021

Steps to download the NIOS Date sheet 2020

Candidates you may also download the examination date sheet from the official website of the NIOS by following the steps given below

  • First, you need to visit the official website of the NIOS
  • Now on the home page of the portal, you need to select the examination/Result section.
  • On the next page, you will get the link of Date sheet for senior secondary 2020
  • After selecting the link the date sheet will be downloaded
  • Save the file and take a print out of it.

Click here to download the Date sheet | Revised date sheet (Available soon)

NIOS 12 Hall ticket

To participate in the examination candidates you all need to download the Hall ticket from the NIOS website. All candidates must bring their Hall ticket on the examination day.

How to download the NIOS Hall ticket for examination and practical 2020

In this section, we are going to tell you how you can download the hall ticket from the NIOS official page. To download the Hall ticket you just need to follow the steps which we have given below

  • Visit the official website of NIOS
  • Now on the home page select the examination/result section
  • After that, you can find the link of Hall ticket for practical and theory examination individually
  • Select the link of the hall ticket
  • On the next page, you have to enter some of the details
  • After submitting it press the download button
  • And your Hall ticket will be downloaded
  • Check the details mention in it carefully

Click here to download the Hall ticket (Practical)

Click here to download Hall ticket for examination (Available soon)

Other points to be noted

  • To appear in the theory and Practical examination you must carry your Hall ticket
  • Hall ticket will be downloaded from the NIOS official website.
  • All practical examinations will be held at the candidate’s respective AIs where they had enrolled at the time of admission.
  • Practical examination will be conducted in small batches according to the schedule.
  • It is advisable for all candidates they must contact the center superintendent well in advance to know the specified time and date of the practical.
  • In practical examination, the candidate will be divided into small batches to conduct the practical examination according to the capacity of the laboratory.

NIOS Preparation tips

As in this lockdown duration, you can’t go anywhere outside so the best way to utilize this time by doing studies you can learn that topic which you didn’t cover previously.

  • You can work on new strategies for your preparation.
  • Prefer only those which are issued from the institute.
  • Daily make some important notes so that when the exam commences you can take a quick look at the note.
  • Try to solve more and more previous year paper it will help you a lot.
  • Do not waste your time in a particular question skip it if you didn’t know the answer or not able to recall at that moment.

Also Check- NIOS 10th Date Sheet 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Up to which date the examination has been postponed?

NIOS has postponed it all examination till further notice which is going to be held in India or overseas.

Did NIOS has also postpone its practical examination?

Yes, all theories and practical examinations have been postponed.

When will NIOS issue the rescheduled date for examination?

The new date will be announced shortly in the NIOS website

How can I download the exam date sheet?

You can download the date sheet under the examination section from the official website.

How many times a student can appear in the NIOS examination?

Any students can appear a maximum of 9 times.

What is the examination schedule for NIOS class 12 2020?

The examination for class 12 will be start from 24th March to 24th April 2020

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