Who is eligible for NIOS?
Can I appear for NIOS?
- Children (6-14 years) - school dropouts and children who have never been to school, and
marginalized groups and children with special needs.
Adolescents and Adults (above 14 years) - dropouts; adults, in particular women, of
marginalized groups etc.
- NIOS is focused on
- rural/urban poor.
- girls & women.
- underprivileged sections of society (i.e. SC/ST) & disadvantaged persons of
- People with special needs i.e. physically & mentally challenged.
- school drop-outs.