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It has been decided by the NIOS that the certificates by the State Open Schools (as per list enclosed) to their learners after qualifying Secondary and Senior Secondary Examination(s) conducted by them would be treated at par with the similar certificates issued by National Institute of Open Schooling to its learners.

Accordingly, the learners of the State Open Schools would be eligible for admission in the course offered by the NIOS.

(Dr. Sanyam Bhardwaj)

Director (SSS)

Copy for information & necessary action to:

  1. Director (Academic)
  2. Director (Evaluation)
  3. Secretary
  4. Director (Vocational)
  5. Heads of State Open Schools
  6. All Regional Directors, Regional Centres, NIOS
  7. SO to CM
  8. SAP for hosting on web
  9. All the officers upto the level of Section Officer.

List of State Open Schools in India

  1. Haryana State Open, Chandigarh
  2. Madhya Pradesh State Open School, Bhopal
  3. West Bengal Council of Rabindra Open Schooling, Kolkata
  4. JSS Karnataka Open School, Mysore
  5. Tamil Nadu State Open School, Chennai
  6. Punjab State Open School, Mohali
  7. Andhra Pradesh State Open School, Hyderabad
  8. Rajasthan Open School, Jaipur
  9. Kerala State Open School, Thiruvananthapuram
  10. Jammu & Kashmir State Open School, Jammu
  11. Assam State Open School, Guwahati
  12. Chhatisgarh Open School, Raipur
  13. Patrachar Vidyalaya, Delhi
  14. Patrachar Shiksha Sansthan, Lucknow
  15. Bihar Board of Open Schooling and Examination, Patna
  16. Himachal Pradesh State Open School, Kangra
  17. Gujarat State Open School, Gandhinagar