The unsuccessful candidates of class X and XII from any recognized board; like CBSE, BOSEM, COHSEM, etc.,can now appear from National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). The NIOS examination has been scheduled in October, 2014. These students will be able to do so without having to lose a year.
In a recent pressrelease, it was conveyed that unsuccessful candidates can now seek admission under Stream-2 of NIOS and can appear in the October examination. Their results will also be declared in the first week of December of the same year.
Shri Suvendu Sekhar Das, Regional Director, NIOS also confirmed that the unsuccessful candidates of classes X and XII under various boards can enroll for the examination through online or offline mode till July 20.
Some of the popular NIOS vocational courses running in Accredited Vocational Institutes (AVI) include cutting tailoring and dress making, beauty culture, advanced web designing, housekeeping, homeopathy dispensing, medical laboratory technology, community health, plumbing, soar energy technician, retail management, hospitality management etc.