NIOS D.El.Ed. Admission 2023: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria

National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) is an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. It offers a Diploma in elementary education (D.El.Ed.) for in-service untrained teachers who are working in any government/ government-aided/ private school. The duration of this course under NIOS is 18 months. The admission will be provided on the basis of qualifying examination merit i.e. Class 12th. There will not be any entrance examination for the selection of candidates. In this post, we are providing complete details related to the NIOS D.El.Ed. Admission 2023.

News: No new admissions are provided into NIOS D. El. Ed course. The validity of this course is being examined by the High Course.

Important Dates

The tentative dates related to the NIOS D.El.Ed. Admission 2023 are as follows.

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NIOS D.El.Ed. Admission 2023 Eligibility Criteria

It is necessary for all aspiring candidates to make sure that they are eligible before filling the application form. The eligibility criteria for admission to NIOS D.El.Ed. Admission 2023 are as follows.

Educational Qualification 

  • The candidate should be an untrained teacher teaching at a recognized school.
  • Candidates must have passed the 10+2 examination from a recognized board with a minimum of 50% marks. A relaxation of 5% marks in the qualifying marks will be given to candidates from SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH categories.

Note: If a candidate doesn’t have 50% marks in the 10+2 level then he/she can apply for an improvement through NIOS.

Age Limit

  • There is no upper or lower age limit for admission.

NIOS D.El.Ed. 2023 Application Form

The application form for NIOS D.El.Ed. Admission 2023 will release online through the official website of NIOS. Those who are looking to apply must register by providing some of their basic details. Complete details related to the application process are as follows.

  • To start the process of application form submission, aspirants have to visit the official website and register themselves.
  • At the time of registration, aspirants will be asked to provide some of their basic details including Email ID, Mobile number, password, etc.
  • Once registered, candidates may log-in by providing login credentials generated at the time of registration.
  • After logging in, aspirants have to provide their educational, personal, contact details accurately.
  • It is necessary to provide the details accurately. Otherwise, the application form of candidates can get rejected.
  • Apart from the details, aspirants are required to upload scanned images of their passport size photograph and signature.
  • Then, after submitting the application form, candidates have to pay the necessary application fee.
  • It is recommended that candidates should take a printout of the application form submitted and fee receipt.

NIOS D.El.Ed 2023 Selection Process

  • Please note that there will not be any entrance exam for admission to NIOS D.El.Ed. Admission.
  • The selection will be purely based on the marks secured by candidates in the qualifying examination.
  • There is not much competition for admission to this course. If a candidate meets all the eligibility criteria then there is a good chance that he can get admission.

Result and Merit List

  • The list of candidates selected for admission will be published on the official website.
  • Only the names of those candidates will be present on the selection list who will fill and submit the application form before the last date.
  • The merit list will be prepared solely on the basis of marks secured by candidates in the qualifying examination.

NIOS D.El.Ed. Admission 2023 Counselling Process

  • Those successful candidates who will get their names on the selection list will be invited to take part in the counselling process.
  • During the counselling process, all the formalities of admission will take place.
  • At the time of the counselling process, aspirants must carry their original documents for verification.
  • The admission will be confirmed only after the verification of documents and payment of the admission fees.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question – 1: Can a teacher in a private school take admission in D.El.Ed. course?

Answer: Yes, all untrained teachers who are currently teaching in a Govt./ Govt. Aided/ unaided pvt. Schools can take admission in this online D.El.Ed. course.

Question – 2: I am a teacher with having graduate/ post-graduate degree but less than 50%/ 45% marks in class 12th eligible for D.El.Ed. course?

Answer: Those teachers who have less than 50% or 45% marks at the 10+2 level are required to register themselves concurrently for class 12th (improving) and for D.El.Ed. course at NIOS portal.

Question – 3: Is this NIOS D.El.Ed. course conducted through SWAYAM or SWAYAMPRABHA is recognized by NCTE? 

Answer: Yes, this course is recognized by NCTE.

Question – 4: What is the fee for NIOS D.El.Ed. course?

Answer: The fee for NIOS D.El.Ed. course is Rs. 6000/- per year. Thus, Rs. 12000/- for the complete course.

Question – 5: Can you provide the contact details for NIOS headquarter?

Answer:  The contact details for the NIOS headquarter is given below.

  • Address – National Institute of Open Schooling, A – 24/ 25 Institutional Area, Sector – 62, Noida
  • Telephone – 0120 – 4089858
  • Fax – 0120 – 4089828
  • Email Address – [email protected]
  • Official Website –
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