National Institute of Open Schooling

NIOS – APRIL 2017 EXAMINATION Roll Nos. (Enrollment Nos.)

Secondary and Senior Secondary



Students who wish to register for the above Examination may contact NIOS OFFICE (IIS JEDDAH) ON WEEK DAYS BETWEEN 3.30 pm and 4.30 PM.

Counseling sessions for the above category will be done in the first week of December (Please visit this website for dates and timing)



Contact classes for the above Examination will be held in Boys’ section (for Boys) and Girls’ section (for Girls). Classes will be held during the month of December (2016), January and February (2017)

Timing : 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm (Boys) , 2 pm to 4 pm (Girls)



Learners who wish to appear for improvement/supplementary/partial Examination in April 2017, may contact NIOS office after declaration of October 2016 Examination (visit this website for intimation of results of this Examination)



Learners registered for April 2017 Examination are required to submit TMAs in their subjects. One assignment per subject is to be submitted as per the schedule given in the guidelines.

Students may submit their TMAs to their subject teachers or to NIOS office directly on or before 31 January 2017.Students from outstations may scan their handwritten assignments (TMAs) and send them by mail


NIOS TMA for 2017 April Examination

NIOS-October 2016 Examination commences from 6 October 2016. Students registered for the said Examination may collect their IDs and Hall Tickets from NIOS office on weekdays between 3.30 pm and 4.30 pm. They are directed to follow the customized date sheet posted in the School Website.

NIOS-Stream I Block I Examination, April 2017

Students registered for the above Examination may collect their Text Books, TMAs and Lab manuals from NIOS office on weekdays. Timing : 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm

NIOS Notice - Directions for TMA


Students who wish to enroll for October 2016 Examination may contact the NIOS office –IIS Jeddah directly or call 012 6750306. Students may send their queries to However, they must make sure that they get enrolled for the said Examination ( on line ) before the cutoff date i.e. 18 June 2016.

Students are advised not to log in to the NIOS website and register themselves as any error committed by them may result in non registry of their names for the Examination. On line registrations will be done only by the office of NIOS –IIS Jeddah.


Age limit

For Secondary (Class:X)  - 14 years as on 31 July 2016.

For Senior Secondary     - 15 years as on 31 July 2016.

There is no upper age limit for both cases.


Documents required

For Class:X –Grade VIII pass certificate, Proof for Date of Birth (Original passport or Date of Birth Certificate issued by a competent authority), 2 Passport size photographs, 1 photograph saved in a CD.

Note: Those who do not have VIII pass certificate, an affidavit issued by the NIOS office and attested by the Indian consulate may be submitted.


For Class:XII – Xth Grade pass certificate from any recognized board.

2 passport size photographs and one photograph saved in a CD

Fee Structure

For Grade X   –US $ 860 (An equivalent amount in Saudi Riyal May be paid at the School fee counter)

For Grade XII- US $ 1000 (  An equivalent amount in Saudi Riyal May be paid at the School fee counter)

Choice of stream/subjects:

Students may visit for choice of subjects or may seek the guidance of NIOS officials.

Contact Classes:

Contact classes for October 2016 Examination will be held in the month of June an September 2016 as per the DateSheet issued by NIOS Office.

Stream I (Block I) Secondary and Sr. Secondary Examination-April 2016 (Admissions are closed)


NIOS-April 2016 Examination:

Students who have already registered for the above Examination may log into and check the status of their admission with the Reference Number provided to them at the time of registration.



1. How different is NIOS from any other Institution for providing Education?

NIOS follows learner centric approach of teaching through Open and Distance mode. It offers a wide range of subjects in comparison to any other formal school. The learners are free to choose subject combination as per their needs and goals. The learners study at their own pace from specially designed self-instructional materials. This learning is supplemented by audio-video and face to face contact classes which are held at the study centres on holidays and weekends. The learners have freedom to appear in examination in their subjects one by one as per their preparation. There is a provision of credit accumulation. The registration of the learners is valid for the period of five years.


2. What are the Courses offered by NIOS?

NIOS offers the following courses:-

a.    Secondary Course-Equivalent to class X

b.    Sr. Secondary Course-Equivalent to class XII

c.    Vocational Education Courses

d.    Life Enrichment Programmes

3. Whether Secondary/Sr. Secondary School Certificates obtained from NIOS have the same recognition as other Boards?

Yes. The Secondary / Sr. Secondary certificate obtained from NIOS have the same recognition as certificates issued by other Boards. NIOS is vested with the authority to conduct Public Examinations at Secondary and Sr. Secondary level vide Govt. Of India's resolution dated 14 September 1990. NIOS thus act as another National Board.

4. Can certified learners appear for various Competitive Examinations?

They can. NIOS learners do appear and compete in various competitive examinations. However, the eligibility criteria, such as age, requirements of specific subjects, minimum percentage of marks and so on must be fulfilled by the learners.

5. From where should a learner get study materials?

Learners admitted should collect study materials from their respective AIs without any extra payment.

6. How much fee should should be paid for the study materials?

No extra fee is to be paid for the study materials. The admission fee deposited by a learner includes the cost of the study materials.

7. What is Tutor Marked Assignments (TMA)?

Tutor Marked Assignments (TMA) are meant to help you learn and be a successful learner. They provide you practice in writing answers to questions and get feedback. These assignments will therefore help you to monitor your progress in studies. These assignments are available in a separate booklet, which is provided to the learners through their AIs.

8. Where and how many assignments are to be submitted for evaluation?

There are three assignments in each subject containing 5 question. In your own interest, you should attempt all the assignments and submit to the Subject Teachers at your AI for evaluation. No weightage in the public examination for the TMA will be given. However, grades of TMA will be reflected on the Marksheet separately.

9. In which month NIOS holds its Secondary/Sr. Secondary Public Examinations?

The Public Examinations are held twice a year in the months of April-May and October-November on dates fixed by NIOS.

10. What should a learner do to perform better in NIOS public Examination?

To perform better in NIOS a learner must appear for examination only when he/she is well prepared in he subject. Learners should also attend Personal Contact Programme (PCP classes) regularly at the AI to solve/clear their doubts and problems that they have faced while studying the material on their own. Also, Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA) should be taken seriously as these help in knowing one's progress and preparation. Time table for the PCP classes is to be obtained from your AI.

11. Is it necessary to have a two years gap between passing of Secondary and Sr. Secondary Examination?

Yes, a two years gap is essential between passing of secondary and Sr. Secondary examination. If a learner does not have the requisite gap of two years, he/she can appear in maximum of four subjects only in the first year. He/she will be eligible to appear in remaining subjects only on completion of two years gap.

12. How do the learners find examination results?

Results are made available on our web site and at the AI. On successful completion of the course as per certification criteria, a learner is

provided Marksheet, Migration Certificate and Provisional Certificate through AI.

13. How does a learner know about his/her examination centre and schedule of examination?

The schedule of examination is made available on the web site about a month before the commencement of examination. The information about the examination centre is made available through the AIs as well as from the NIOS Web site about a week before the commencement of examination. This information is also sent to the learners by post.

Send your queries to ''