List of Universities/Institutions Recognising NIOS Examinations & Certification

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List of Universities/Institutions Recognising NIOS Examinations & Certification


  • Nagarjuna University, Guntur
  • Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (Deemed University), Prasanthinilayam-515 134, Distt. Anantpur
  • Andhra University, Waltair
  • Osmania University, Hyderabad
  • Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
  • Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantpur
  • Kakatiya University, Vidyaranyapuri, Warangal
    Conditions: Subject to pass in five subjects and the duration of the course for two years after X Standard.


  • Guwahati University, Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar, Guwahati
  • Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-13.


  • Patna University - Patna


  • Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur


  • Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068
  • University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
  • School of Planning and Architecture, 4 Block-B, Indraprastha Estate, Delhi
    Condition: Accepted from academic session 1993-94 onwards subjects to fulfilment of other conditions of above institute.
  • Jamia Hamdard (Hamdard University) Hamdard Nagar, New Delhi
  • National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology (Deemed University), New Delhi.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi - 110016
  • Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi - 110025
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
    Condition: Pass in five subjects as per CBSE scheme including Chemistry (theory and practical), Physics (theory and practical), Mathematics as three independent papers.


  • Goa University, Telegao Plateau, P.O. Banbolin Complex
    Condition : Pass with at least 6 subjects (2 languages and 4 other subjects)


  • Saurashtra University Campus, Kalavad Road, Rajkot - 110007
  • North Gujarat University, Rajmahal Road, P.B. No. 21, Patan-384265 (N.G.)
  • Bhav Nagar University, Bhavnagar
  • Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidhya Nagar
  • Gujarat University, Ahmedabad


  • Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar
  • Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
    Conditon: Pass five subjects (two languages and three electives)
    Pass Senior Secondary Examination in one or two attempts through compartment/supplementary exams with 33% marks in some subjects and 40% marks in subjects like typewriting etc.
    Candidates who did not pass English subject in Senior Secondary examination will be required to pass at the:
    (i) Supplementary exam. of the same year or
    (ii) Annual exam. of the following year.
  • Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak
  • National Dairy Research Institute (Deemed University), Karnal-l32001
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Karnal-l32001


  • Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla
    Conditons: Candidate has passed in English +3 other subjects.
  • Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni (Solan)


  • University of Jammu, New Campus, Jammu-180006
  • Shere-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Srinagar
    Conditions: (I) for B.Sc. (Ag.): English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Maths. (2) for B.V.Sc. & A.H.: English, Physics, Chemistry & Biology
  • The University of Kashmir, Sri Nagar, Kashmir - 190 006


  • Indian School of Mines (Deemed University), Dhanbad - 826004
  • Ranchi University, Ranchi (Jharkhand)
  • Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh
  • S.K.M. University, Dumka, Jharkhand


  • Karnataka University, Pavate Nagar, Dharwad-580003
  • Kuvempu University, Vishwavidyanilaya Karyalaya, B.R. Project-577115, Shimoga Distt. Karnataka
    Conditions: Pass in at least six subjects of which two shall be the language subjects.
  • National Law School of India University, Nagarbhavi, Post Bag No. 7201, Bangalore
    Conditions: Candidates have offered English and secured 50% in the aggregate in English and other courses excluding the second language and must not have completed 20 years of age as on July 1st of the year of
    admission (22 years in case of SC/ST).
  • University of Agricultural Science, GKVK, Post Bag 2477, Bangalore-560065
  • University of Agricultural Science, Krishi Nagar, Dharwad
  • Mangalore University, Manglagangothri, Manglore
  • University of Mysore, Crawford Hall, Mysore


  • University of Calicut, Calicut University PO, Calicut-673635
    Condition: Pass in five subjects including English
  • Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin
    Condition: Pass with English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry for admission to Naval Architecture and Ship Building course.
  • Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam-686560
  • University of Kerala, Trivandrum.
  • Kannur University, Kerala.


  • Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore-452001
    Condition: Pass in five subjects including one language (English/Hindi).
  • Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur
  • Dr. Hari Singh Gaur Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar
  • Jawahar Lal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur
  • Jiwaji University, Gwalior
  • Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa
  • Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education, Gwalior


  • Indian Institute of Technology, PO Powai, Mumbai-400076
    Condition: Pass with Mathematics, Physics, (Theory and Practical) and Chemistry (Theory and Practical) as independent papers.
  • University of Mumbai, Ranade Bhavan, Vidyanagri, Santacruz, (East) Mumbai
  • University of Poona, Ganeshkhind, Pune-411007
  • Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University, 1, Nathibai Thakarsey Road, Mumbai.
  • Yashwant Rao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nasik
  • Shivaji University, Vidhyanagar, Kolhapur-416004
  • Amravati University, Amravati-444602
    Conditions: Five subjects
  • Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Marathvada University, Aurangabad.


  • Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal-795001


  • Nagaland University, Kohima
    Condition: Pass in two languages, Mathematics, Science and Social Sciences


  • Berhampur University, Berhampur
    Condition: Passed with two language subjects and three optional subjects.
  • Sambalpur University, Sambal Pur, Burla, Jyoti Vihar – 768019
    Condition: A student must have passed with two language subjects and three optional subjects


  • Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141004
  • Punjab University, Chandigarh
  • Punjabi University, Patiala
  • Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Deemed University), Patiala-147001
    Condition: The minimum qualification for admission to B.E. 1st year Degree Course is a pass in the 10+2 of Punjab School Education Board or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English.


  • Ajmer University, Ajmer
  • Banasthali Vidyapeeth, P.O., Banasthali Vidyapeeth- 304022, Rajasthan
  • Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur
    Condition: Pass in 3 optional and 2 compulsory subjects (Hindi and English)
  • Jain Vishva Bharati Institute (Deemed University) Camp Office, Jawahar Nagar, Jaipur
    Condition: Pass in Mathematics
  • Mohan Lal Sukhadia, University, Udaipur-313001
  • University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
  • Rajasthan Agriculture University, Bikaner
  • Rajasthan Vidyapeeth, Udaipur
    Condition: Passed in five subjects including Hindi and English with a gap of two years after passing secondary examination.


  • Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, Loneve-402108, Mongaon, Distt. Raigood.


  • Algappa Univeristy, Algappa Nagar, Karaikudi-623003
    Condition: For admission to Pre-Degree Course, pass with a minimum of 35% marks in each one of the following five subjects.
    1. Tamil/or any other language recognised by the Government of Tamilnadu, 2. English, 3. Mathematics, 4.  Science, 5. Social Science For admission to Degree Course
    1. Tamil or any other language recognised by the Government of Tamilnadu, 2. English, 3. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics; or Botany, Zoology, Physics, Chemistry; or History, Economics, Commerce,
    Accountancy; or Other subjects recognised by the Govt. of Tamilnadu.
  • Avinashlingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women (Deemed University Coimbatore-641043
    Condition: Pass in:
    1. Tamil, Hindi or French, 2. English, 3. Four elective subjects
    Thus a candidate should have studied 6 subjects in the Higher Secondary, Pre-University or Pre-Degree standard. Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli-620024
  • Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai-600007
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai-600036.
    Conditions: Pass in Sr. Secondary School Examination conducted by National Open School with minimum five subjects as per CBSE scheme including Chemistry (theory and practical), Physics (theory and practical), and Mathematics as three independent papers.
  • University of Madras, Chepauk Chennai-600005
    Condition: Pass in five subjects with English
  • Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar.
  • Manomaniam Sunderavar University, Madurai-625021.
  • Madhurai Kamraj University, Tirunelweli-627009
    Condition: Pass in five subjects with English
  • Bharathier University, Coimbatore
  • Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli


  • Tripura University, Agartala


  • Meerut University, Meerut
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi)
    Condition: Pass in five subjects as per CBSE scheme including Chemistry (theory and Practical), Physics (theory and practical), Mathematics as three independent papers.
  • Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University), Dayalbagh (Agra)
  • Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-22 1005
  • University of Lucknow, Lucknow (U.P.)
  • Kanpur University, Kanpur
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra
  • Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University, Chitrakoot Dham, U.P. 210204.


  • University of Roorkee, Roorkee-247667
  • Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Sri Nagar, Garhwal


  • University of North Bengal, PO North Bengal University, Raja Rammohunpur, Dt. Darjeeling, West Bengal-734430.
  • Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan,73 1235, West Bengal
  • Rabindra Bharti University, Trunk Road, Calcutta- 700052
  • University of Burdwan, Burdwan
    Condition: Follow the conditions for admission to Higher Studies of this University.
  • University of Calcutta, Senate House, Kolkata-700073
  • Vidhan Chander Krishi Vishva Vidhyalaya, PO. Krishi Vidhyalaya Mohanpur, Distt.-Nadia, West Bengal
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
    Condition: Pass in five subjects as per CBSE scheme including Chemistry (theory and practical), Physics (theory and practical), Mathematics as three independent papers.

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