NIOS 12th Board: Result (Out), Application Form (Out), Exam Dates, Syllabus & Eligibility

National Institute of Open Schooling 12th 2022 ( NIOS 12th )

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Updated on Jun 14, 2022 23:27 IST

The NIOS Class 12 Result 2022 has been declared online on June 14.The NIOS 12th Result 2022 has been published on results.nios.ac.in. The overall pass percentage has been recorded at 52.23%. The Class 12 exams were conducted from April 4 to April 30, 2022. 

About NIOS Class 12th

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) conducts NIOS Class 12th examinations twice a year, in March-April and October. 

The admissions for Block-I usually start during mid-March and continue until the mid of September for the March-April examinations, while for the October examinations, the admissions commence from the very next day the Block-I admission concludes, i.e, mid of September until the mid of March of the following year. However, the dates were a little different this year due to COVID-19.

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NIOS Class 12th Highlights 

Features Details
Full Name National Institute of Open Schooling 12th Examination
Frequency of exams Twice a year (April and October)
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Duration 3 Hours

NIOS Class 12th Eligibility 

To be eligible to sit for the NIOS 12th examinations 2021, the learners should fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  • The learner should be minimum of 15 years of age
  • The learner should have passed the secondary (10th) exams successfully
  • The learner should be enrolled with NIOS
  • The learner should be able to produce a Secondary class pass certificate from NIOS/recognised Board along with address proof and two latest passport-size photographs

NIOS Class 12th Important Dates 2022

Events Dates
NIOS 12th Admission for Block-I (April session) 01-Apr-2021 to 30-Nov-2021
NIOS 12th Admission for Block-II (October session) 01-Dec-2021 to 15-Mar-2022
NIOS Class 12th exams 4-Apr-2022 to 30-Apr-2022
Release of NIOS Hall Ticket 24-Mar-2022
Release of NIOS 12th Result 14-Jun-2022 (Declared)

NIOS 12th Date Sheet 2022

The National Institute of Open Schooling released the NIOS Class 12 Date Sheet 2022 for the April/May examinations online. The exams have been conducted from April 4 to April 30, 2022. Students must keep visiting the official NIOS website for such updates.

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NIOS Class 12th Syllabus

Students preparing for the NIOS Class 12 examinations must carefully go through the NIOS Class 12 Syllabus and chalk out their study schedule accordingly. 

NIOS Class 12th Exam Pattern 

All the students preparing for the NIOS Class 12 examinations must go through the complete NIOS exam pattern for Class 12 to get an insight into the marking scheme and the type of questions asked.

List of Boards Recognising NIOS Examinations and Certification 

ANDHRA PRADESH

  • Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh
    Conditions: Pass with five subjects namely English one major Indian language, Mathematics, Science and Social Science with 35% marks may be treated as equivalent to S.S.C awarded by AP Board of Secondary Education.
  • Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education

ASSAM

  • Assam Higher Secondary Education Council

BIHAR

  •  Bihar Intermediate Education Council

DELHI

  • Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  • Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE)
    Conditions: Secondary: Must have passed in five written subjects of external examination at one and the same siting and that these five subjects must include English, a Second language and three other written subjects.
    Senior Secondary: Provided that the candidate had obtained pass marks in English and three other written subjects at one and the same sitting.

GOA

  • Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education

HARYANA

  • Haryana Board of School Education
    ConditionsSecondary: Must have passed Hindi, English (compulsory) and Math, Social Science, Science and optional subjects that a student has taken.
    Senior Secondary: Pass all subjects which are according to Board Syllabus, i.e. Hindi, English (compulsory) and any three other subjects that the student has taken.

HIMACHAL PRADESH

  • HP Board of Secondary Education
    Conditions: Provided Secondary students have offered any four subjects out of English, Hindi, Mathematics, Science and Social Science and any one subject out of (a) Sanskrit/Urdu/Tamil/Telugu (b) one elective subject, and Senior Secondary Students have offered English plus three electives, to be chosen from one of the following; (a) Humanities; (b) Science; (c) Commerce.

JAMMU & KASHMIR

  • The Jammu & Kashmir State Board of School Education, New campus, Bemina, Sri Nagar 190010

JHARKHAND

  • Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi

MADHYA PRADESH

  • Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education, Bhopal -462011

MAHARASHTRA

  • Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune.
    Conditions: For admission to Higher Secondary: Passing NIOS secondary with five subjects with English as one of the subjects.

MEGHALAYA

  • Meghalaya Board of School Education, Tura-794001

MIZORAM

  • Mizoram Board of School Education, Aizwal-796012

NAGALAND

  • Nagaland Board of School Education, Kohima

 Condition/s: Pass in Five Subjects.

ORISSA

  • Board of Secondary Education
  • Council of Higher Secondary Education, Bhubaneswar-751013
    Condition/s: Passing NIOS Senior Secondary with two languages, i.e. English and any other language including Alternate English along with three other optional subjects.

PUNJAB

  • Punjab School Education Board (PSEB)

RAJASTHAN

  • Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education, Ajmer-305001
    Condition/sSecondary: Pass in five subjects namely Hindi, English, Social Science, Science and Mathematics
    Senior Secondary: Pass in five subjects namely Hindi, English plus other three subjects.

TRIPURA

  • Tripura Board of Secondary Education, Tripura

UTTAR PRADESH

  • UP Board of High School & Intermediate Education, Allahabad - 211001
    Condition: Secondary: Pass in minimum 6 (six) subjects; Senior Secondary: Pass in minimum 5 (five subjects)

UTTRANCHAL

  • Uttaranchal Shiksha Evm Priksha Parished, Ramnagar, Nainital
    Condition: Passed with six subjects at Secondary level.

WEST BENGAL

  • Government of West Bengal School Education Department
    Condition: Compulsory subjects in the examination similar to those in the Madhyamik Examination under West Bengal Board of Secondary Education and cleared the compulsory and minimum number of Elective subjects as stipulated for the Higher Secondary Examination under West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Examination.
  • West Bengal Board of Secondary Education

Note: Pass in a minimum of five subjects is the prerequisite condition for admission in all Boards unless otherwise stated.

NIOS 12th Exam Pattern 

Students must go through the prescribed NIOS Class 12 exam pattern as it would help them in strategising their studies and study accordingly. Exam pattern would also help the students in allocating time wisely according to the weightage of the topics in each subject.

NIOS Class 12 Pass percentage

The pass criteria for Senior Secondary Course (Class 12) in a subject for NIOS is a minimum of 33% marks in the aggregate as well as separately in theory and practicals in the public examinations. 

NIOS 12th Admit Card 2022

NIOS released the NIOS 12th Admit Card for the theory exams on its official website on March 24. All the students appearing for the NIOS 12th examinations must visit the official website of NIOS to download the NIOS hall ticket.

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NIOS 12th Result 2022

NIOS 12th result 2022 has been released on June 14 for the April examinations. All the candidates who appeared for the examinations must visit the official website of NIOS to check their results by using their respective enrolment number. 

NIOS Class 12 Toppers

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has not released the list of Class 12 toppers yet.

Frequently Asked Questions regarding NIOS Class 12

Q. How many times are the NIOS exams conducted in a year?

A. NIOS examinations are conducted twice in a year, March/April and Oct/Nov.

Q. What is the procedure to get admission into NIOS?

NIOS admissions take place online through the official website of NIOS. A leaner has three options: 
  • Register online directly through the official website of NIOS- nios.ac.in
  • Visit his/her nearest AI (Study Centre)/Facilitation Centre and take help for online registration
  • Visit the concerned Regional Centre of NIOS and take help for online registration

Q. What does Transfer of Credit mean?

A. A learner has the option to avail the facility of Transfer of Credit (TOC) up to a maximum of two subjects passed from a recognised Board of School Education, provided these subjects are also available in NIOS Scheme of Studies and their results can be verified.

Q. What is the validity of admission in NIOS?

A. NIOS admission card validity is 5 years from the date of admission confirmation. 

Q. Can a learner change their study centre?

A. A learner must choose his/her Study Centre/AI very carefully. In case a learner wishes to change his/her Study Centre from one centre to another centre, they will have to apply online through E-Service and learner have to upload valid reasons and documents, and a fee of Rs 400.

Q. What is the minimum age to take admission in the Senior Secondary Course?

A. The minimum age limit for NIOS 12th Admission is 15 years.

Q. What are the subjects available for the Senior Secondary Course (Class-XII)?

A. Following are the subjects available at the senior secondary level course: Hindi, English, Bengali, Odia, Tamil, Urdu, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Punjabi, Persian, Arabic, Malayalam, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography, Political Science, Economics, Business Studies, Accountancy, Home Science, Psychology, Computer Science, Sociology, Painting, Environmental Science, Mass Communication, Data Entry Operations, Introduction to Law, Library and Information Science, Veda Adhyan, Sanskrit Vyakaran, Bharatiya Darshan, Sanskrit Sahitya, Physical Education and Yog, Military Studies, Military History and Early Childhood Care and Education (41 subjects including 12 languages).

Q. How many times are NIOS exams conducted in a year?

A. NIOS examinations are conducted twice in a year, March/April and Oct/Nov.

Q. Do the top colleges across India accept or recognise the NIOS scores?

A. Yes, majority of the top colleges or institutes across India accept the candidature of the students belonging to the NIOS Board. However, the students must fulfil other eligibility criteria of the colleges they are planning to take admission. 

Q. Can a learner seek admission in additional subjects also?

A. Yes, a learner can opt upto two additional subjects.

Q. How many times can a learner take the examinations at the senior secondary level?

A. For Public Examination at the Senior Secondary level, a learner may take nine or fewer chances to successfully complete the course during the validity period
of admission.

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After completing class 12th in NIOS, can I do computer technology further?

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Ajay Singh

Beginner-Level 3

Yesterday

Yes, you can do IT and software field. You can join engineering and as well as BCA.

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Can I pursue B.Tech after doing 12th from NIOS board?

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heena agrawal

Scholar-Level 17

a week ago

Hi. Yes, NIOS Certificate is valid in engineering colleges. Candidate who have passed 12th from any recognised board are eligible to apply for admission in engineering colleges. NIOS is recognised by HRD department of Indian government.

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Is the NIOS exam marks valid in colleges of Gujarat for MA?

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heena agrawal

Scholar-Level 17

2 weeks ago

Hi. Yes NIOS is valid in Gujarat colleges. Some of the colleges names are. GUJARATSaurashtra University Campus, Kalavad Road, Rajkot - 110007. North Gujarat University Rajmahal Road, P. B. No. 21, Patan-384265 (N. G. )Bhav Nagar University, BhavnagarSardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidhya Nagar. ...Hi. Yes NIOS is valid in Gujarat colleges. Some of the colleges names are. GUJARAT
Saurashtra University Campus, Kalavad Road, Rajkot - 110007. North Gujarat University Rajmahal Road, P. B. No. 21, Patan-384265 (N. G. )
Bhav Nagar University, Bhavnagar
Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidhya Nagar. Gujarat University Ahmedabad.

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What are a few parallel course option for class 12th graduate in commerce, excluding accountancy based courses?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

a month ago

Dear aspirant
It's great connecting with you. Kindly checkout the below link for information related to your query. https://www.shiksha.com/courses-after-12th/commerce
Hope it helps.

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Which is the best college to pursue graduation after class 12th?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

a month ago

Hello, Admissions to class XI are based on merit of marks of secondary certificate/equivalent examination. Medium of instruction for school education is Hindi. However they cater to the need of students who want to study in English medium by providing bilingual system - Instructions, Books and ...Hello, Admissions to class XI are based on merit of marks of secondary certificate/equivalent examination. Medium of instruction for school education is Hindi. However they cater to the need of students who want to study in English medium by providing bilingual system - Instructions, Books and Question Papers are in English as well as Hindi. Hope it helps.

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Which universities accept NIOS in Canada, UK & Australia for Bachelors degree?

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Mallika Ahuja

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

NIOS Certificate is accepted by many foreign universities for providing admission to their universities.

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heena agrawal

Scholar-Level 17

a month ago

Hi. NIOS certificates are legally valid in all institutes and universities in India. As it is a board under central government like CBSE and ICSE. Yes, you can pursue higher studies in Australia after passing from NIOS board. Yes, NIOS Certificate is accepted in Canada. You can get a student visa...Hi. NIOS certificates are legally valid in all institutes and universities in India. As it is a board under central government like CBSE and ICSE. Yes, you can pursue higher studies in Australia after passing from NIOS board. Yes, NIOS Certificate is accepted in Canada. You can get a student visa for Canada. Yes, you can apply for the United Kingdom student visa. NIOS Certificate is accepted by many foreign universities for providing admission in their universities.

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Is NIOS +2 Certificate valid in Nepal? Can we apply for abroad studies like in Japan from Nepal?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

a month ago

Yes, NIOS Certificate is accepted by many foreign universities for providing admission in their universities. Candidates who have completed 12th standard from NIOS are equally eligible to study abroad as candidates who have completed 12th standard from CBSE/ State Boards. But, only very less numb...Yes, NIOS Certificate is accepted by many foreign universities for providing admission in their universities. Candidates who have completed 12th standard from NIOS are equally eligible to study abroad as candidates who have completed 12th standard from CBSE/ State Boards. But, only very less number of universities does not accept NIOS Certificate for providing admission in their university. Thank you.

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Please tell me what are the important questions for class 10th NIOS exams?

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Pankaj

Contributor-Level 9

2 months ago

You can prepare through the last year question papers.

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Can I apply for B.Ed when I passed my Diploma in elementary education from distant mode NIOS, being an In-service trained teacher?

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Pankaj

Contributor-Level 9

2 months ago

Yes, you can apply for B.Ed if you have completed your graduation.

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Can you provide a list of engineering colleges accepting NIOS Certificate in Kerala?

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Aashvi jain

Beginner-Level 3

2 months ago

Refer the following:
Nagarjuna University, Guntur. Sri Satya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (Deemed University), Prasanthinilayam, Anantpur. Andhra University, waltair. Osmania University, Hyderabad. Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.

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