Those who are passed out in secondary course and want to continue their study further may take admission in NIOS- Senior Secondary Course which is equivalent to 12th standard. Like in secondary course here in senior secondary course also student have the option to choose atleast 5 subjects and atmost 7 subjects with 1 or 2 compulsory languages.

Your can choose subjects from the Scheme of Studies given in Table. However, you will be required to successfully complete a minimum of five subjects with atleast one language or atmost two languages, which is compulsory for Certification.

Scheme of Studies

The Scheme of Studies for Secondary and Senior Secondary Courses is shown in Table-1. For obtaining a pass certificate, you are required to pass in a minimum of five subjects including one or maximum of two languages from Group ‘A’ and other three or four subjects from Group ‘B’. However, you are free to take upto two additional subjects. Thus, in all you can choose a maximum of seven subjects.

Course Subject Offered Scheme of Studies
Senior Secondary Group -A

Hindi(301), English(302), Urdu(306), Sanskrit (309)

Group -B

Mathematics(311), *Physics(312), Chemistry(313),*Biology(314),History(315), *Geography(316), Political Science(317), Economics(318), Commerce(319), Accountancy(320), *Home Science(321),
*Word Processing(E)(327), Psychology(328), *Computer Science(330), Sociology(331), *Painting (332), *Mass Communication (335)

  • Five Subjects with atleast one language or atmost two languages .
  • Minimum of five subjects.
  • Two additional subject can also be taken.
  • The Learners are however advised to select the subjects as per their future plan of study and work.

     Subjects with * have theory as well as practical works.