1. What is NIOS?
National Institute of Open Schooling widely known as NIOS is a central education Board established by Ministry of Human Resource Development [MHRD] and is equivalent & at Par with CBSE, ICSE and GSEB.
Q.2 Is NIOS valid?
Yes. It is valid and equivalent to CBSE, ICSE and other State Boards like GSEB.
Q.3 Is NIOS Government approved?
Yes. But there is no question of Government approval as it is conducted by Indian Government.
Q. 4 Can NIOS student get admission in other school /college?
Yes. NIOS has sent circular to every State Boards/Universities to instruct their schools and colleges to allow admissions on the basis of Marks Sheets and Certificates issued by NIOS. All schools / Universities have recognized NIOS certificates for admission purpose.
Q. 5 Is NIOS recognized all over the world for Visa, immigration and education?
Q. 6 What are the benefits for students appearing in CET like JEE, NEET, CLAT etc?
In the very first year student can know their final result of 12th standard up to 4 subjects and so they can avail full 1 year;s practice for the preparation of JEE, NEET, CLAT etc. and outshine others and also score high percentile rank.
Q. 7 How NIOS is helpful for weak students?
NIOS offers about 22 subjects suitable to scholars, medium learners and slow learners where they can score high as per their learning abilities, and can easily score up to 70% to 90% and can get easy admission in college.
Yes, absolutely true. The reason why the students feel easy is that they have the option to select the subjects of their own choice. When the subjects are suitable to their own choice they perform well.
Q. 9 Can NIOS students pass their 10th or 12th without subjects like Mathematics, Science, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Accountancy, Economics or statistics?
YES. NIOS is the only board that gives wide variety of subject options as per student's aptitude viz. Home Science, Political Science, Psychology, Mass Communication and Journalism, Introduction to Law, Library Science etc. which are normally not offered in formal schools.
Q. 10 Can students without such subjects like Maths, science or Accountancy get admission in college?
Yes, there are many fields like BBA, BCA, LLB, Psychology, Food and nutrition, Event management, Fine arts, Interior Designing etc. where you need only %age in 10 + 2. It means you have to pass 12th with good %age result. These colleges give admission on the basis of your result only and they never ask about your subjects. Hence for getting easy admission in college, students are now-a-days preferring NIOS and try to pass their 12th with easy subjects or the subjects they are interested in.
Q. 11 Has NIOS any value?
Absolutely YES. Now-a-days students of Engineering, Medical, Pharmacy, Nursing, etc are also preferring to pass their 12th through NIOS. As far as you have knowledge, it doesn't matter from where you have acquired your certificate.
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