The National Institute of Open Schooling, with international recognition and presence, provides access to sustainable and learner-centric quality school education, skill upgradation and training through open and distance learning and ensures convergence of open schooling organizations, resulting in an inclusive learning society, human resource development, national integration and global understanding.


The Mission of NIOS is to provide relevant, continuing and developmental education at school stage upto the pre-degree level through open learning system and through it to make its share of contribution to:

  1. universalization of education;
  2. greater equity and justice in society and
  3. the evolution of a learning society.