Approved Boards

A. List of Recognised Boards of Secondary and Senior Secondary Education for admission at NIOS

Code No Location Name Of The Board
0101 ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh Board of Intermediate Education, Hyderabad
0102 Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education, Hyderabad
0103 Andhra Pradesh Open School Society, SCERT Campus, Hyderabad
0201 ASSAM Andhra Pradesh Board of Intermediate Education, Hyderabad
0202 Andhra Pradesh Open School Society, SCERT Campus, Hyderabad
0301 BIHAR Bihar Intermediate Education Council, Patna
0302 Bihar School Examination Board, Patna
0303 Bihar Sanskrit Shiksha Board, Patna
2901 CHHATISGARH Chhatisgarh Board of Secondary Education, Raipur
2801 GOA Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education, Goa
1401 NAGALAND Nagaland Board of School Education, Kohima
0401 GUJARAT Gujarat Secondary & Higher Secondary Education Board, Gandhi Nagar
0501 HARYANA Haryana Board of Education, Hansi Road, Bhiwani
0502 Haryana Open School, Bhiwani
0801 KARNATAKA Karnataka Board of the Pre-University Education, Bangalore
0802 Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Borad, Bangalore
0803 Karnataka Open School, J.S.S. Maha Vidya Peeth, Mysore
0901 KERALA Kerala Board of Public Examinations, Pareeksha Bhawan, Thiruvananthpuram
0902 Kerala Board of Higher Secondary Education, Thiruvananthapuram
0903 Kerala State Open School, Thiruvananthapuram
9802 Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar,
9803 Directorate of Army Education, New Delhi.
9804 Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
9806 Banasthali Vidyapith, Banasthali, Rajasthan
9807 Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
9808 IGCSE Programme from University of Cambridge, International Exam.
0601 HIMACHAL PRADESH Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, Dharamshala
0701 JAMMU & KASHMIR J&K State Board of School Education, Jammu
0702 J&K State Open School, Srinagar
2601 JHARKHAND Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi
1101 MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune
1001 MADHYA PRADESH Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune
1002 M.P. State Open School, Bhopal
1201 MANIPUR Manipur Council of Higher Secondary Education, Imphal
1202 Manipur Board of Secondary Education, Imphal
1301 MEGHALAYA Meghalaya Board of School Education, Meghalaya
3001 MIZORAM Mizoram Board of School Education Chaltlan, Aizawl
1501 ORISSA Orissa Council of Higher Secondary Education Bhubaneswar
1502 Orissa Board of Secondary Education, Cuttack
1601 PUNJAB Punjab School Education Board, Mohali
1701 RAJASTHAN Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education, Ajmer
1702 Rajasthan State Open School, Jaipur
1901 TAMIL NADU Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education, Chennai
1902 Tamil Nadu Board of Higher Secondary Education, Chennai
2001 TRIPURA Tripura Board of Secondary Education, Agartala, Tripura West
2101 UTTAR PRADESH U.P. Board of High School & Intermediate Education, Allahabad
2201 WEST BENGAL West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, Calcutta
2202 West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education, Calcutta
2203 Rabindra Mukta Vidyalaya (W.B. State Open School)
2204 West Bengal Board of Madarsa Education
9901 ALL INDIA BOARDS National Institute of Open Schooling (formarly National Open School), New Delhi
9902 Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi
9903 Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi
9999 Any recognizd Board of foreign countries For a learner who possesses a High School/Secondary Certificate from any Foreign Board/University and wants to take admission in Senior Secondary course of NIOS, is required to attach a certificate from the concerned Embassy to the effect that the examination passed is equivalent to the Indian High School/Secondary Examination. The code is 9999.


✓ Central Board of Higher Education, Aspati Bhawan, Uttam Nagar, New Delhi.

✓ All India Board of Secondary Education, Gazipur

✓ Central Board of Higher Education, East Patel Nagar, New Delhi

✓ Board of Adult Education and Training, Brahmpuri, Nagal Rai, New Delhi.

✓ Gurukul Vishwavidyalaya, Vrindavan

✓ Bihar State Madarsa Education Board, Patna

✓ khil Bhartiya Shiksha Sansthan, New Delhi.

✓ ACN International University, Raipur

✓ Doon International University, Raipur

Hindi Sahitya Sammelan, Allahabad (recognised by the Govt. of India for purpose of employment)