National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)

The National Institute of Open Schooling was established in 1989 by Ministry of Human Resource Development to cater to the educational needs of the children out of school, school drop-outs and socially and economical backward section of the learner population. It strives to reach all by breaking all the physical, mental, economical or geographical or any other obstacles. The institute uses new technologies for training and teaching purposes mainly to increase access and ensure quality. The training programmes are imparted at three levels as given below.

  • OBE level A: equivalent to class I-III
  • OBE level B: equivalent to class IV-V
  • OBE level C: equivalent to class VI-VIII


Secondary Course

·        Word Processing (MS-Word)

·        Jute Production Technology

·        Carpentry

·        Solar Energy Technician

·        Biogas Energy Technician

·        Bakery and Confectionery

·        Welding Technology

·        Typewriting Hindi/English

Senior Secondary Course:

·        Typewriting Hindi/English

·        Stenography Hindi/English

·        Secretarial Practice

·        Word Processing (MS-Word)

·        Stenography Urdu

·        Typewriting Urdu

·        Plant Protection

·        Water Management for Crop Production

·        Oyster Mushroom Production Technology

·        Furniture and Cabinet Making

·        Electro-Plating

·        Housekeeping

·        Catering Management

·        Food Processing

·        Play Centre Management

·        Hotel Front Office Operations

·        Poultry Farming

·        Soil and Fertilizer Mangement

·        Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables

Vocational Education Package Courses

  • Typewriting (Hindi)
  • Typewriting (English)
  • Typewriting (Urdu)
  • Stenography (Hindi)
  • Stenography (English)
  • Secretarial Practice
  • Stenography (Urdu)
  • Typewriting (Hindi)
  • Typewriting (English)
  • Typewriting (Urdu)

Diploma in Radiography

·        Orientation to X-ray Department

·        Radiation Physics

·        Human Anatomy And Physiology

·        Dark Room Layout And Practices

·        Regional Radiography And Contrast Media

·        Advanced Imaging And Special Diagnostic Procedures

Certificate in Rural Health for Women

·        Basics of Health Care

·        Health and Environment

·        Health Education

·        Health Extension Activities

Advanced Certificate in Rural Health for Women

·        Communication Skills in Health Education

·        Medical, Clinical and Diagnostic Skills

·        Health Management

·        Emerging Issues in Health Care

Certificate in Care of Elderly

·        Basic Life Sciences

·        Aspects of Aging

·        General Care and Specific Needs of Elderly

Certificate in Computer Applications

·        Basic Computing Skills

·        Computer Applications

Diploma in Basic Rural Technology

·        Home and Health

·        Agriculture (including Animal Husbandry & Poultry)

·        Material, Mechanics, Energy and Environment

Certificate Course in Library Science

·        Libraries: Functions And Services

·        Organization Of Library Materials

Six Month Courses

·        House Wiring and Electrical Appliance Repairing

·        Motor & Transformer Rewinding

·        Radio & Tape Recorder Repairing

·        Cutting & Tailoring

·        TV Repairing

·        Cutting & Tailoring

·        Dress Making

·        Beauty Culture

·        Plumbing

·        Refrigeration

·        Air Conditioning

·        Certificate in Desk-Top Publishing

·        Certificate in Yog

·        Certificate in Security Service

·        Computer Hardware Assembly & Maintenance

One - Year Courses

  • Jute Production Technology
  • Plant Protection
  • Water Management For Crop Production
  • Oyster Mushroom Production Technology
  • Poultry Farming
  • Typewriting (Hindi)
  • Typewriting (English)
  • Typewriting (Urdu)
  • Stenography (Hindi)
  • Stenography (English)
  • Secretarial Practice
  • Stenography (Urdu)
  • Typewriting (Hindi)
  • Typewriting (English)
  • Typewriting (Urdu)
  • Certificate in Computer Hardware Assembly & Maintenance
  • Certificate in Computer Applications
  • Word Processing (MS Word)
  • Word Processing (MS Word)
  • Furniture And Cabinet Making
  • Electroplating
  • Carpentry
  • Solar Energy Technician
  • Bio-gas Energy Technician
  • Jan Swasthya
  • Certificate in Rural Health for Women
  • Advanced Certificate in Rural Health for Women
  • Certificate in Care of Elderly
  • Laundry Services
  • Bakery & Confectionery
  • House Keeping
  • Catering Management
  • Food Processing
  • Play Centre Management
  • Hotel Front Office Operations
  • Preservation of Fruits & vegetables
  • Paripurna Mahila
  • Jan Swasthya
  • Library Clerk Course
  • Basic Life science
  • Aspects of Aging
  • General Care & specific Need of Elderly

Life Enrichment Courses

  • Paripurna Mahila
  • Jan Swasthya
  • Yog
  • Bhartiya Culture and Heritage

 

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