National Institute Of Open Schooling

Welcome to National Institute Of Open Schooling

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) formerly known as National Open School (NOS) was established in November, 1989 as an autonomous organisation in pursuance of National Policy on Education 1986 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. NIOS is providing a number of Vocational, Life Enrichment and Community oriented courses besides General and Academic Courses at Secondary and Senior Secondary level. It also offers Elementary level Courses through its Open Basic Education Programmes (OBE).Government of India through a gazette notification vested NIOS with the authority to examine and certify learners registered with it upto pre degree level courses.

About NIOS, Bhubaneswar

With a rapidly incremental trend in the studentsí number, envisaging a better service catering, a Regional Centre at Bhubaneswar has been set up at Adivashi Ground, Unit-1, Bhubaneswar in October 2010. Now it is functioning from ELTI campus, Maitri Vihar, C.S.Pur, Near Fortune Towers, Bhubaneswar-23.

To ensure education to the underprivileged and deprived children NIOS in consultation with the Govt. of Odisha has set up study centres at 125 schools coming under SCST Development Department and 12 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.

Presently in Orissa there are more than 13,000 students pursuing their education for secondary and senior secondary courses under NIOS through 186 AIs .

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