What are the mediums of studies available in NIOS?
Choice of Medium of Instructions:
NIOS offers its courses mainly in English, Hindi and Urdu mediums.
- Secondary Course: At Secondary level, the course is offered in Regional Mediums also besides these mediums. The choice of medium is also available in Hindi, English, Urdu, Marathi, Telugu, Gujarati, Malayalam and Oriya mediums in addition to English, Hindi and Urdu mediums. The learner is free to choose any one of these mediums for studies.
- Sr.Secondary Course: At Sr.Secondary level, the course is offered only Hindi, English, Urdu mediums. The learner is free to choose any one of these mediums for studies.
Medium For Examination:
The question paper is bilinual (Hindi & English) in Secondary and Sr.Secondary for learners opted for Hindi/English medium of study. However, learners are free to write their answer in any of the scheduled language. This instructions are also given in the examination instructions of Answer Sheet. For learners opted for Regional mediums or Urdu as medium of study, they will get the question paper in the respective medium only.