NIOS works in an organized and large network whose branches are spread in India, Nepal
and Middle East with it's 15 regional centers, 2 sub-regional centers etc.
NIOS runs some special organisations for the education of persons with mental and
physical disabilities, for those categories of people who are deprived of various
facilities and are also deprived socially and geographically. Children living on streets, working
children, village women and SC/STs, all fall under such categories.
Admissions to business courses are done the whole year. Candidate can take admission either
through AVI or register directly online.
Candidates are given self study material which includes printed material as well as audio
and video programmes.
Doordarshan telecasts programmes on courses and life enrichment in the whole of country.
Prayogik Prashikshan Programmes are sponsored by AI / AVI / SAIED.
Examinations are conducted twice in a year in April - May and October - November.