Nios Admission in 10th



If you didn’t succeed in 8th or 9th grade and don’t want to repeat the year, direct admission to 10th grade with NIOS Open School is a viable option. You won’t have to return to regular school, and you can save time with a curriculum that’s more manageable. NIOS holds the same value as CBSE.

At NIOS, you have the flexibility to choose subjects that interest you, without the constraints of traditional schooling. There’s no upper age limit for admission, but candidates must be at least 14 years old.

This program is equivalent to the 10th grade (Secondary standard). You can select subjects from the provided Scheme of Studies, ensuring you complete a minimum of five subjects, including at least one language. Additionally, you must complete three main subjects, including vocational subjects from groups B & C, to pass certification.

With NIOS, you have the opportunity to tailor your education to your interests and goals while achieving the same academic standard as traditional schooling.

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Groups Subjects
A 1. English
2. Hindi
3. Urdu
4. Bengali
5. Telugu
6. Gujarati
7. Kannada
8. Punjabi
9. Nepali
10. Assamese
11. Marathi
12. Sanskrit
13. Malayalam
14. Odia
15. Arabic
16. Persian
17. Tamil.
B 1. Mathematics
2. Science and Technology
3. Social Science
4. Economics
5. Business Studies
6. Home Science
7. Data Entry Operations
8. Psychology
9. Indian Culture and Heritage
10. Accountancy
11. Painting
12. Data Entry Operations.13. Hindustani Music
C Vocational Subject (Select Anyone compulsory)

256-Bakery and Confectionery
608-Basic Computing
612-Beauty Culture and Hair Care
640-Beauty Therapy
605-Cutting and Tailoring
613-Desk Top Publishing
606-Dress Making
641-Hair Care and Styling
642-Hand and Foot Care
628-Indian Embroidery


Required Documents for Nios Open School Admission in 10th Class (Secondary):

  • 8th or 9th Class Pass School leaving certificate should be signed by the principal & Gazette officer the competent education authority
  • Address Proof (Aadhar Card)/ Rent Agreement (if rented)
  • Cast certificate (if belongs to OBC, SC, ST category)
  • Certificate from a Government Hospital for a handicapped person
  • Original failure/compartment Marksheet of class 10th for TOC (Transfer of credit)
  • Two Latest Coloured Photographs (Passport Size)

Subjects with (*) have theory as well as practical works.

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