Importance and Benefits of NIOS Board
NIOS board is constituted under the ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. It is the third largest board after CBSE & ICSE and has an equivalent weight to that of CBSE & ICSE.
With 2.2 million enrolments it becomes the world’s largest open schooling system. It’s examination pattern and schedule also makes it quite popular among students.
NIOS conducts its main exams twice every year hence becoming a boon especially for the failed students of other recognised boards who can reappear in their board exams within 3 months of their result and Also gives a possibility of carrying forward the marks of the pass subjects from the failed mark sheet of the student. The main advantage of passing secondary (10th) or senior secondary (12th) through NIOS instead of reappearing in that same board exam which you failed earlier is that it saves you a year in your education.
Also it has another examination schedule under STREAM 3 & 4 which gives candidates a chance to reappear, under these streams exams are conducted every month except in the month of Oct-Nov & Mar-April, hence conducting exams 8 times a year excluding the two main exams.
Another thing which makes Nios more
In the present PERCENTILE scenario of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) NIOS has the most competitive percentile score among national boards and provides a great benefit to the Aspirants of IIT-JEE. NIOS Board helps such students as are preparing simultaneously in different renowned coaching institutes of India for one and two years programme of various competitive exams like IIT, JEE, AIEEE, PMT (NEET), CA, CS, ICWA, CLAT and also other professional and academic courses.
N.I.O.S Passed students can seek admission in all India as well as state Medical, Engineering and other various competitive exams like IIT-JEE, AIEEE, PMT (NEET) and also other professional and academic courses in all universities, technical institutes across the country and abroad. They can also seek government jobs whether central / state government.
NIOS Board Streams
NIOS is running nationwide along with its various centres with the sole aim of giving necessary education to all student of any caste, creed, gender and religion and also known as an autonomous educational organization. NIOS is specialized in offering various Course along with basic Secondary and Senior Secondary level courses. Besides, it also provides the opportunity to fail 10th and 12th students in clearing or passing the exams without wasting a year.