Nios Admission in 12th


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If you’ve faced difficulties in 11th grade and want to avoid repeating the year, direct admission to 12th grade with NIOS Open School is a great option. You won’t need to return to regular school, and you can save time with a curriculum that’s lighter and more manageable.

At NIOS, you have the flexibility to choose subjects that interest you, whether it’s in the Arts, Commerce, or Science stream, including medical or non-medical subjects. There’s no upper age limit for admission, but candidates must be at least 15 years old.

This program is tailored for students who have already passed the 10th grade from a recognized board and wish to pursue their education up to the Senior Secondary level, equivalent to 12th grade.

You can select subjects from the Scheme of Studies provided, ensuring you complete a minimum of five subjects, including at least one language. With NIOS, you have the freedom to shape your educational journey according to your interests and goals.


Groups Subjects
A Hindi, English, Urdu, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Persian, Arabic
B Mathematics, Home Science, Psychology, Geography, Economics, Business Studies, Ved Adhyayan, Sanskrit Vyakaran, Sanskrit Sahitya, Bhartiya Darshan, Painting, Data Entry Operations, Tourism
C Physics, Library Information Science, History,
D Chemistry, Political Science, Mass Communication
E Biology, Accountancy, Introduction to Law
F Sociology, Environmental Science, Computer Science
Vocational Subject (Select Anyone compulsory) 357-Catering Management
631-Computer & Office Applications
663-Computer Hardware Assembly & Maintenance
661-CRM Domestic Voice
632-Data Entry Operations
358-Food Processing
360-Hotel Front Office Operations
356-House – Keeping
651-IT Essentials : PC Hardware and Software
363-Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables
622-Web Designing and Development
660-Web Development
667-Yoga Assistant

Required Documents for Nios Open School Admission in 12th Class (Senior Secondary):

  • Scan/Photocopy of 10th class passed Mark sheet
  • Address Proof (Aadhar Card)/Rent Agreement (if rented)
  • Cast Certificate (if belongs to OBC, SC, ST)
  • Certificate from a Government Hospital for a handicapped person
  • Original Failure/ Compartment Mark sheet of class 12th for TOC (Transfer of credit)
  • Two Latest Coloured Photographs (Passport Size)

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

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