National Open Schooling Revised Datesheet – October 2009

NIOS (National Open School or National Institute of Open Schooling) has recently announced the date sheet for examinations to be held in the months of October-November 2009. Below is the date sheet for Class XII and Class X. This also includes the practical examination dates.

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Revised Datesheets for October-November, 2009 Examination

General Instructions

  • The candidates are required to bring their own typewriters for Typewriting and Stenography Examinations as per date-sheet. Typewriting & Stenography Examinations will be conducted in accordance with the Guidelines issued to the Centre Superintendents by the NIOS.
  • Practical Examinations in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Secretarial Practice, Home Science, Word Processing (English), Computer Science and Painting will be held at the same Examination Centre where candidates will appear for theory examination, unless otherwise notified.
  • For Practical Examinations the candidates at a centre will be divided in required number of batches according to the capacity of the laboratory and as per rules in consultation with the Examiner(s) concerned by the Superintendent of the Centre.
  • Practical Examination will be conducted as per the above schedule. Since practical examination are being conducted in small batches of students, candidats are advised to contact the Centre Superintendent well before the dates of practical for knowing specified date as well as batch allotted to them.
  • The result of examination is likely to be declared in 6 weeks after the last date of the examination. No enquiries about the actual date of declaration of result will be attended to. A copy of the relevant portion of the result will be communicated to the Accredited Institutions immediately after declaration of results and will be available on the Internet also on NIOS website or
  • The Mark-Sheet, Provisional Certificate and Migration-cum-Transfer Certificate will be issued to the successful candidates through their respective AIs. In case of direct registrants/and candidates from cancelled AIs, the documents will be sent to them by post at their residential addresses available with NIOS by the concerned Regional Centre. In the case of candidates whose required subjects are yet to be cleared will receive the mark-sheet only.
  • The Examination fee paid by the candidates entitle them to appear in practical and theory examination, if otherwise eligible, without having to pay anything extra at the examination centre.

NOTE: The Subject (225 – Painting) at Secondary level and (309-Sanskrit & 335-Mass Communication) has been introduced in the Session 2009-10 and the First Examination for these Subjects will be held in April 2010. If candidates Registered under Stream 2 have taken these subjects then they may see their current status by Providing the Reference No. To know the current status of the subjects Click here

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  • Anindita Roy

    i want to join

  • Anindita Roy

    i want to join

  • Ruchi Bhandari

    i want to do class 12 frm NIOS so wt shud I do

  • Kiran

    afte doing 12th from nios we are able to take addmission in any university in indin yes aor no

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  • pearl

    where can i get the Guidelines for painting practical Examination, Secondary Level??

  • Sks_sh_pilani

    meri mark sheet kab tak ayegi. pl. meri mark sheet jaldi bej do. class X11th.

  • Rkrkumarraj

    class 12th ki date sheet kya hai october ki please send kar do pe