ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NIOS
The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), formerly known as National Open School, is the board of education under the Union Government of India. It was established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India in 1989 to provide education to all segments of society under the motive to increase literacy and aimed forward for flexible learning.
The NIOS is a national board that administers examinations for Secondary and Senior Secondary examinations similar to the CBSE and the CISCE.
NIOS had a cumulative enrollment of about 1.5 million students from 2004 to 2009 at secondary and senior secondary levels and enrolls about 350,000 students annually which makes it the largest open schooling system in the world.
NIOS in Learning Points:
Learning Points offers NIOS courses to those who are unable to attend schools due to various reasons like financial ,personal family reasons or any school drop out reasons and have aspirations to complete their education so that person stands along with the society with dignity.
Education empowers individuals to earn their livelihood and increases their awareness about what happens around them. Appropriate social behavior and realizing one’s own rights come from education.
COURSES OFFERED :
Secondary Course—Equivalent to class 10
This Course is equivalent to the Xth standard. However, you will be required to successfully complete a minimum of five subjects with at least one language or at most two languages, which is compulsory for certification.
Senior Secondary Course—Equivalent to class 12
This Course is designed for those who have passed the Xth standard or equivalent examination from a recognised Board and would like to continue their education towards a Senior Secondary Certification, equivalent to XII standard. However, you will be required to successfully complete a minimum of five subjects with at least one language or at most two languages, which is compulsory for Certification.