NIOS Exam Fees March-April 2021 (Schedule to June 2021)

NIOS Exam Fees 2021 – NIOS exams are round the corner and the candidates have started registering for the exams too. The authorities of NIOS have circulated that the NIOS secondary and NIOS senior secondary exams should be conducted in June 2021. The window for the registration for the exams has been also opened so that the students can hurry and get the registration done to appear in the exam this year.

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NIOS Exam Fees 2021: An Overview

Each year thousands of candidates get registered into different programs of NIOS so that they can attain their educational qualification certificate with ease. If you are an enrolled student of NIOS, you have to register for your exams for each session in order to obtain your admit card and appear in the exam.

NIOS had its exams conducted last in the month of January 2021. Now the next exam is about to take place in the month of June 2021 and the authorities are yet to release the date sheet for it. But the window for registering for the exam has already opened for the students to register for it.

For getting registered for the exam, the candidates have to apply for it and have to pay an exam fee. If somehow you are not able to get the registration done within the given time period, you will have to pay a late fine over the fees. If the last date for registration with a late fine also crosses, then you cannot appear for the exam in that particular session.

Name of the Institute NIOS
Registration Open for Examination
Type of Registration Online
Covered Courses 10th & 12th STD
Applicable for All students
Official Portal sdmis.nios.ac.in

NIOS Exam Fees Struture 2021

The enrollment fee of the candidates in the university depends upon a number of factors such as the gender of the candidate, the class section to which the candidate belongs, and the number of subjects that the candidate is enrolling with.

Apart from the enrollment fee, the enrolled students will have to submit an exam fee whenever the exams are conducted. Here is the NIOS exam fee structure based on which the candidates need to make the fee payment.

Only students who are already registered with NIOS Secondary and Senior Secondary program can apply and appear for the exam. The candidates need to pay an exam fee of Rs. 250 per theory subject and additional Rs. 120 for each practical subject. There will be also a TOC fee of Rs 180 per subject. In case of change in subjects, the candidates have to make a payment of Rs. 720 per subject.

Secondary students under Stream 3 have to pay a registration of Rs. 480 per subject, Rs. 500 per theory subject, Rs. 200 per practical subject, and Rs. 200 TOC per subject. Again, for any change in the subject, there is a charge of Rs. 720 per subject.

Senior Secondary students under Stream 4 have a fee structure of Rs. 480 per subject for registration, Rs. 500 per theory subject, Rs. 200 per practical subject, and Rs. 200 TOC per subject. Again, the candidates will also have to pay Rs. 720 per subject in case of changes in subjects.

Apart from the fee amount that the students need to pay, there will be an extra amount of Rs. 50 that the candidates need to bear that is the fee processing amount.

Though this is the standard exam fee structure at NIOS, these fee amounts are subject to change. Hence, the students should cross-check the amount on the official website of NIOS before submitting the amount for the exam registration.

NIOS Exam Fees: Important Dates

NIOS authorities have lately released a circular about the registration and fee submission of students for the secondary and senior secondary exams that will be conducted in June 2021. Here are the important dates that the students should keep in mind for the fee submission.

Submission Date of NIOS Exam Fee (New students and students who failed in the last exam (Without Late Fees) 1st March 2021 to 31st March 2021
For Students who got registered or who appeared in the exam in the months of January/February 2021 (Without Late Fine) 17th March to 31st March 2021
For everyone who failed to register till 31st March 2021 (with a late fine of Rs. 100) 1st April 2021 to 7th April 2021
For everyone who did not register till 7th April 2021 (with a late fine of Rs. 1500) 8th April 2021 to 13th April 2021

Anyone trying to make exam fee payment and registration beyond this time period will not be entertained by the authorities of NIOS.

How to Pay NIOS Exam Fees 2021?

The process of registration for the NIOS exam 2021 has started and the last date for submitting the exam fee online without a late fine is 31st March 2021.

Did not submit the exam fee yet?

Here are the steps that you can follow the submit the fee to avoid a late fine.

Step – 1 – Visit the official website of NIOS by clicking on the link https://sdmis.nios.ac.in/.

Step – 2 – Log into your profile using your username and password by clicking on the Login option that is available on the top right corner of the homepage.

Step – 3 – On the homepage, you will get the tab of Exam/ Results under which there will be a dropdown menu from which you have to click on the option of examination.

Step – 4 – Next you have to click on the option of Pay Exam Fee June 2021.

Step – 5 – A window will open up where you have to provide your Enrollment Number and have to click on the Submit option.

Step – 6 – On the next window, check your personal details and select the subjects for which you will be appearing in the exam.

Step – 7 – Now on the next window, you can find out the fee amount that you need to make for the subjects. On this window, you have to click on the option of Make Payment.

Step – 8 – Choose the right payment method through which you wish to make the payment and complete the transaction.

Step – 9 – After the transaction is completed and the fee payment is made, do not forget to note down the transaction id.

Important Instructions for NIOS Exam Fees

While the candidates are making the fee payment online, there are some important instructions to keep in mind.

  • The students have to pay the exam fee payment online through the portal of NIOS. Any kind of offline payment or sending of money to the office of NIOS will not be entertained. Such fee payment will not be accepted and the registration of the students for the exam will not proceed.
  • The students should carefully check the amount that they need to pay before hitting the payment button.
  • You should choose a reliable payment mode for making the payment so that there is no error in between.
  • After making the payment successfully, you should download and take a print-out of the transaction page for your record.
  • Keep the transaction copy till the time you do not get the admit card for your exam.
  • In case of any dispute such as if you do not receive your admit card and there is a subject missing in the admit card, you can show the transaction id to the authorities to get the issue resolved.

FAQs – NIOS Exam Fees 2021

Q1. How many times an examination for secondary and senior secondary takes place in NIOS?

Answer: The examinations for secondary and senior secondary are conducted twice a year.

Q2. Where does the practical exam take place?

Answer: The practical exams are conducted in the AI centres where the candidate has got enrolled during admission.

Q3. Can I change my NIOS exam centre?

Answer: Yes, the exam centre can be changed by following the guidelines mentioned by NIOS. But you cannot request a change of centre within the same district.

6 thoughts on “NIOS Exam Fees March-April 2021 (Schedule to June 2021)”

  1. While registering for online exam my transaction failed but those subjects which I tried paying for are shown as paid whereas my pay status is shown as failed
    What should I do I can’t even register again
    Please help me

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