NIOS is a Autonomous body, by Ministry of HRD that was set up in 1989
Mission of NIOS is to provide education to all. It has special concern for girls and women, rural youth, working men and women and all those who could not continue their education with the formal system.
The reasons to make NIOS your choice is because it has freedom to learner, it has flexibility, Relevance, teaching of choice, and recognized quality education
The features and flexibility of NIOS is that it has no age limit, it has flexible examination, you have the choice in medium of instruction and subject, it has combination of academic and vocational course and it has education of the disadvantaged group.
For the disabled person NIOS has admission through SAIED/AL, they have separate seating, they give the facility of extra time, there is facility of an amanuensis and they have project work instead of practical work.