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National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)

National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) was initiated by the Government of Tamil Nadu for neo-literates who wish to continue their education. NIOS allows enrolment for attaining three stages of education parallel to the formal education standards, i.e., Stage I- III standard, Stage II- V standard, Stage III- VIII standard.


  • Neo-literates, School break up and non-starters
  • Above 15 years of age


  • Educational benefit


Upto 31st December, 2020

How to Apply:

An individual may approach the District Collector/District Adult Education Officer/District Educational Officer

In case of any complaints, the following officers may be approached:

  • District Collector
  • Member Secretary of Tamil Nadu Literacy Mission Authority, Chennai-6
  • Director of Directorate of Non-formal and Adult Education, Chennai-6

Contact: 28272048/28277039

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