National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)

Formerly known as National Open School (NOS), the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) 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. Besides providing general and academic courses at Secondary and Senior Secondary level, NIOS provides a number of Vocational, Life Enrichment and community oriented courses . It also offers Elementary level Courses through its Open Basic Education Programmes (OBE).

Vision of NIOS : Sustainable inclusive learning with universal and flexible access to quality school education and skill development.

Mission of NIOS : (i).Providing relevant, continuing and holistic education up to pre-degree level through Open and Distance Learning System. (ii). Contributing to the Universalisation of School Education. (iii). Catering to the educational needs of the prioritized target groups for equity and social justice

Courses Offered by NIOS

National Institute of Open Schooling
Institutional Area,
Sector - 62,
Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh - 201 309
Tel: 0120-2403173
Fax: 0120-4089813
Email: cm(at)nios[dot]ac[dot]in

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