ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA & DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR NIOS

Documents Required

  • 3 Passport size photographs with name & date of clicking of photograph
  • Certificate of Date of Birth
  • Certificate for SC/ST (in case of SC/ST)
  • Photocopy of Marksheet of Class X Board Examination (in case of Sr. Sec.)
  • Original failure/compartment Marksheet of class X or XII for Transfer of Credits
  • Minimum age for admission in class X is 14 years.
  • Minimum age for admission in class XII is 15 years.

Entry Requirement

Requirement Secondary Course Senior Secondary Course
For Oct Exams 14 years as on 31st July 15 years as on 31st July
For April Exams 14 years as on 31st January 15 years as on 31st January
Supporting Documents (i) Attested copy of Birth Certificate issued by the Municipal Authority or District Office of the Registrar of Birth and Deaths. OR(ii) Transfer Certificate/School Leaving Certificate showing applicant's date of birth, issued by the last school attended by the applicant.

In case of Govt. schools the transfer certificate/school leaving certificate should be signed by the Principal while in the case of Private schools it should also be countersigned by the competent education authority of State/or District Education Officer.
Attested copy of the Certificate of Matriculation/Secondary Examination having a record of the Date of Birth. (No other proof of age will be accepted for Sr. Secondary admission).