NIOS 10th & 12th CLASS SUBJECT LIST

Course Pass Criteria in a Subject Certification Criteria
Secondary Course (Class 10th) A minimum of 33% marks in the aggregate (Theory plus practical wherever applicable) in the public examination. The marks obtained in Internal Assessment will be shown separately in the marksheet. Pass in 5 subjects including at least one but not more than two languages.
Senior Secondary Course (Class 12th)  A minimum of 33% marks in the aggregate as well as separately in theory and practicals in the public examination. The marks obtained in Internal Assessment will be shown separately in the marksheet. Pass in 5 subjects including at least one but not more than two languages.

Nios 10th Class Subject List

Secondary Examination (10th Class)
S.No. Code Subject No. of Papers Max. Marks Duration (hours)
1. 201 Hindi 1 100 3
2. 202 English 1 100 3
3. 206 Urdu 1 100 3
4. 209 Sanskrit 1 100 3
5. 203 Bengali 1 100 3
6. 204 Marathi 1 100 3
7. 205 Telugu 1 100 3
8. 207 Gujarati 1 100 3
9. 208 Kannada 1 100 3
10. 210 Punjabi 1 100 3
11. 228 Assamese 1 100 3
12. 231 Nepali 1 100 3
13. 232 Malayalam 1 100 3
14. 233 Odia 1 100 3
15. 235 Arabic 1 100 3
16. 236 Persian 1 100 3
17. 237 Tamil 1 100 3
Those Subject which is in green colored (Examination of these subjects will be held on same day and time)
Group B
1. 211 Mathematics (Th)

(Pr)

1 85

15

2

3

2. 212 Science & Tech. (Th)

(Pr)

1 85

15

2

3

3. 213 Social Science 1 100 3
4. 214 Economic 1 100 3
5. 215 Business Studies 1 100 3
6. 216 Home Science(Th)

(Pr)

1 85

15

2
7. 222 Psychology 1 100 3
8. 223 Indian Culture & Heritage 1 100 3
9. 224 Accountancy 1 100 3
10. 225 Painting (Th)

(Pr)

1 30

70

1

3

11. 229 Data Entry Operations (E) (Th)

(Pr)

1 40

60

2

2

Nios 12th Class Subject List

Senior Secondary Examination (12th class)
Group A
S.No. Code Subject No. of Papers Max. Marks Duration (hours)
1. 301 Hindi 1 100 3
2. 302 English 1 100 3
3. 306 Urdu 1 100 3
4. 309 Sanskrit 1 100 3
5. 307 Gujarati 1 100 3
6. 303 Bengali 1 100 3
7. 304 Tamil 1 100 3
8. 305 Odia 1 100 3
9. 310 Punjabi 1 100 3
Those Subject which is in green colored (Examination of these subjects will be held on same day and time)
Group B
1. 311 Mathematics 1 100 3
2. 321 Home Science (Th)

(Pr)

1 80

20

3

3

3. 316 Geography (Th)

(Pr)

1 80

20

3

3

4. 318 Economic 1 100 3
5. 319 Commerce/Business Studies 1 100 3
6. 328 Psychology 1 100 3
7. 332 Painting (Th)

(Pr)

1 30

70

1

6

8. 336 Data Entry Operations (Th)

(Pr)

1 40

60

2

2

Group C

9. 312 Physics (Th)

(Pr)

1 80

20

3

3

10. 315 History  1 100 3
11. 339 Library and Information Science (Th)

(Pr)

1 80

20

3

3

Group D

12 313 Chemistry (Th)

(Pr)

1 80

20

3

3

13 317 Political Science 1 100 3
14 335 Mass Communication (Th)

(Pr)

1 80

20

3

3

Group E
15 314 Biology (Th)

(Pr)

1 80

20

3

3

16 320 Accountancy 1 100 3
17 338 Introduction to Law 1 100 3
Group F
18 330 Computer Science (Th)

(Pr)

1 60

40

3

2

19 331 Sociology 1 100 3
20 333 Environmental Science (Th)

(Pr)

1 80

20

3

3

Minimum one and Maximum two language subjects from group A are permissible for certification. However, the third language can be offered as an additional subject.