NIOS 10th and 12th Exam 2020 Postponed: As per the latest update, NIOS i.e. National Institute of Open Schooling, has decided to postpone the Secondary and Senior Secondary (Theory), March/ April 2020 that were scheduled to begin from 17th July 2020. NIOS Class 10 and Class 12 Exams 2020 have been postponed in the light of the prevailing situation due to Coronavirus. Along with theory papers, NIOS has also postponed the practical exams for Class 10 and 12 scheduled to begin today. To confirm the cancellation of NIOS 10th Exam 2020 and NIOS 12th Class Exam 2020, the board has also issued a formal notification which reads “The Public Exam of Secondary and Senior Secondary (Theory), March/ April 2020 rescheduled to commence from July 17, 2020 stands postponed till further orders due to COVID-19 pandemic situation.”
No Papers Completed for NIOS Exams 2020
As per the original exam schedule or datesheet released by NIOS, the NIOS 10th and 12th Exams 2020 were scheduled to commence from 24th March 2020 and go on for a month and end on 24th April 2020. However, with the COVID-19 outbreak and announcement of nationwide lockdown on 23rd March 2020, NIOS 10th Exam 2020 for Secondary Class students and NIOS 12th Exam 2020 for Senior Secondary Class Students 2020 were also postponed. Later on, on 31st May 2020, NIOS issued revised exam datesheet for the pending exam, according to which theory exam papers were to begin from 17th July 2020, whereas practical exams for few subjects were to commence from 2nd July 2020. As per the notification issued by NIOS, both the exams i.e. theory papers and the practical exams, currently stands postponed.
About NIOS Board
NIOS i.e. National Institute of Open Schooling, is a national-level board that operates as an autonomous institution under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. The Open School Board hols Secondary i.e. Class 10 and Senior Secondary i.e. Class 12 Board Exams 2020. According to tentative estimates, NIOS is the largest open schooling system in the world. Apart from class 10 and class 12 programmes NIOS also offers Open Basic Education (OBE) Programme for 14+ year's age group, Vocational Education Courses, and Life Enrichment Programmes.