Mother Teresa National Institute of Open School - MTNIOS Saharanpur - MTNIOS
The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) was set up by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India as an autonomous organization in 1989 by amalgamating open school project of CBSE started in 1979. It was known as National Open School till 2002.NIOS provides educational opportunities using distance open learning methods to persons who wish to study for a better tomorrow. The mission of NIOS is to provide education for all with special concern for girls & woman, rural youth, working people, SC/ST, physically challenged & other disadvantaged groups.This institute offers need based demand driven vocational courses in major areas of Agriculture, Business & Commerce, Engineering & Technology, Health & Paramedical, Home Science & Hospitality management Computer & IT related sector & various life Enrichment courses of different education levels, catering to heterogeneous mix of potential learners. These courses lead to certification & there by have potential for employment. You may like to choose vocational course depending upon your area of interest & your educational background.
NIOS also provides the following opportunities :
With the motto to ‘reach out & reach all’, The NIOS follows the principal of freedom to learn. What to learn, when to learn, how to learn & when to appear in the examination is decided by you. There is no restriction of time, Place & pace of learning. Flexibility : - The NIOS provides flexibility such as :-
- Round the year Admission i.e. you can take admission online or through Accredited Vocational Institute (AVI) round the year. Admission in Vocational Courses can also be done through online mode.
- Choice of course: - choose course of your choice with taking the eligibility criteria in mind.
- Examination when you want: - Public Examinations are held twice a year. Nine chances to appear in examination are offered in five years. Take part in any examination during this period after you have completed the minimum prescribed duration & you are well prepare avail the facility of credit accumulation.
- NIOS will give you a certificate. The Government of India has vested NIOS with the authority to examine & certify students registered with it in vocational, technical & academic courses up to pre-degree level through a Resolution No. F-24/90 dated September 1990. Published in the gazette of India dated 20 October 1990.