National institute of Open Schooling
The National Open School (NOS) was established in November 1989 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) of the Government of India in November 1989 in pursuance of the 1986 National Policy on Education. . NIOS offers a number of vocational, life-enhancing and community-oriented courses in addition to general and academic courses at the secondary and senior secondary levels. It also offers elementary level courses through its Open Basic Education Programs (OBE). The Government of India, by gazette notification, has the right to inspect and certify NIOS up to pre-degree level courses registered with it which are academic, technical or vocational. Association of Indian Universities, letter no. EV / 11 (354) / 91/25 July, 1991 issued the equivalence of NIOS Senior Secondary Certificate Examination.
Vision: Sustainable inclusive education with universal and flexible access to quality school education and skill development.
Mission: (i). To provide relevant, ongoing and holistic education up to pre-degree level through open and distance learning system. (ii) Contribute to the universityisation of school education. (iii) Meeting the educational needs of priority target groups for equality and social justice
Quality Policy: National National We are committed to providing excellent, sustainable, inclusive and flexible education up to pre-degree through the Open Pun and Distance Learning (ODL) mode of the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) and ensuring student satisfaction. And continuous improvement of our quality management system.
All Information at one call - User friendly Learner Support Centre- JUST DIAL 1800 180 9393 (Toll Free)
The success of any Open Learning institution like NIOS lies in its responsiveness to the changing needs and aspirations of its clientele group. The technological advances have increased the aspirations of the learners from the institutions and the institutions, today, depend heavily on technology of various types to deal with its learners. In order to facilitate its learners/client group for their transactions/ interactions with NIOS, a Learner Support Centre (LSC) has been set up at NIOS HQ at NOIDA and has started functioning from February 2009. The Learner Support Centre functions as a Multi-mode Response Centre.
Through Mandal Std. 1-12 Gujarati Medium textbooks are published. Thereafter in Hindi, English, Marathi, Sindhi, Urdu, Sanskrit and Tamil Language also text books are published.
The Learner Support Centre is using different modes of communication to respond to the queries of learners regarding their educational, health and social concerns in a time bound framework.
The queries are addressed through:
IVRS driven response system
Telephony driven response system
Web driven response system including E-mails
SMS driven response system
The Learner Support Centre will Provide the following:
From 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM - Supported by Executives
From 05:30 PM to 9:30 AM - Supported by IVRS
How do I take admission?
What are documents required for admission?
What is the admission fee structure?
What is the status of my admission?
When will I get my identity card?
How will I get my study material?
Which is my allotted study centre?
When is my first study examination?
Where to submit my TMA?
How and when to submit my examination fee?
When is my result coming? ------- and many more