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NIOS Secondary Courses | NIOS Class 10 Books

NIOS Secondary Courses | Free NIOS Class 10 Textbooks


As the world continues to evolve, education remains a vital part of the growth and development of individuals and societies. In India, the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has been at the forefront of providing education to millions of learners who, for various reasons, were unable to complete their secondary education through traditional means.

NIOS offers a range of secondary courses that are designed to cater to the diverse needs of learners across India. These courses are open to students who have completed their primary education and wish to further their academic pursuits. The courses are also open to those who may have dropped out of school for various reasons such as financial constraints, personal circumstances, or lack of access to traditional schools.

One of the main advantages of studying with NIOS is the flexibility it offers. Learners can study at their own pace and on their own terms. This means that they can continue to work, take care of their families, or pursue other interests while studying. The courses are also designed to be self-explanatory, which means that learners can study on their own without the need for a teacher or tutor.

NIOS offers a variety of secondary courses to cater to the diverse needs of learners. These courses include the Secondary Course, the Vocational Education Course, and the Open Basic Education Course. The Secondary Course is designed for learners who wish to obtain a secondary school certificate that is equivalent to the one offered by traditional schools. The Vocational Education Course is designed for learners who wish to learn a specific skill or trade. Finally, the Open Basic Education Course is designed for learners who wish to obtain basic education skills.

NIOS also offers a range of subjects that learners can choose from. These include Mathematics, Science, Social Science, English, Hindi, and a range of vocational subjects such as Computer Science, Business Studies, and Home Science. The courses are designed to be interactive and engaging, with a focus on practical skills and real-world applications.

One of the unique features of NIOS is the support it offers to learners. The institute has a network of study centers across India where learners can access resources, interact with other learners, and receive guidance and support from trained counselors. The study centers also offer practical classes and workshops to help learners develop their skills.


Bifurcation of Syllabus, Sample Question Paper, Marking Scheme & QPD (Secondary): Download from below

1. Hindi (201) Download 
2. English (202) Download 
3. Bengali (203) Download 
4. Marathi (204) Download 
5. Telugu (205) Download 
6. Urdu (206) Download 
7. Gujarati (207) Download 
8. Kannada (208) Download 
9. Sanskrit (209) Download 
10. Punjabi (210) Download 
11. Mathematics (211) Download 
12. Science (212) Download 
13. Social Science (213) Download 
14. Economics (214) Download 
15. Business Studies (215) Download 
16. Home Science (216) Download 
17. Psychology (222) Download 
18. Indian Culture
& Heritage (223)
19. Accountancy (224) Download 
20. Painting (225) Download 
21. Assamese (228) Download 
22. Data Entry
Operations (229)
23. Indian Sign
Language (230)
24. Nepali (231) Download 
25. Malayalam (232) Download 
26. Odia (233) Download 
27. Arabic (235) Download 
28. Persian (236) Download 
29. Tamil (237) Download 
30. Sindhi (238) Download 
31. Hindustani Sangeet (242) Download 
32. Carnatic Sangeet (243) Download 
33. Folk Art (244) Download 
34. Veda Adhyayana (245) Download 
35. Sanskrit Vyakarana (246) Download 
36. Bharatiya Darshan (247) Download 
37. Sanskrit Sahitya (248) Download 
38. Entrepreneurship (249) Download 
39. Natyakala (285) Download 

NIOS Study Materials for Class 10: Download from below

1. Hindi (201)
2. English (202)
3. Social science (213)
4. Indian Culture and Heritage (223)
5. Painting (225)
6. Data Entry Operations (229)
7. Home Science (216)
8. Mathematics (211)
9. Science and Technology (212)
10. Economics (214)
11. Business Studies (215)
12. Psychology (222)
13. Accountancy (224)
14. Sanskrit (209)
15. Urdu (206)
16. Arabic (235)
17. Sindhi (238)
18. Hindustani Music (242)
19. Carnatic Music (243)
20. Persian (236)
21. Veda Adhyayan (245) 
22. Sanskrit Vyakarana (246)
23. Bharatiya Darshan (247)
24. Sanskrit Sahitya (248)
26. Folk Art (244)
27. Indian Sign Langauge (230)
28. Natyakala (285)
29. Logistics & Supply Chain Management (258)
30. Warehouse Principles & Inventory Management (259)

General Instructions for Worksheet ZIP File Opens in a new window

CURRICULA 2020 OF SECONDARY COURSE (72.80 MB) ZIP File Opens in a new window

भारतीय ज्ञान परंपरा (245-248)

Regional Languages Course Material


Regional Medium

Telugu Medium

Odia Medium

Gujarati Medium

Tamil Medium

Punjabi Medium

Malayalam Medium

Marathi Medium

Assamese Medium

Kannada Medium

Urdu Medium


Group A: Secondary Course offers a choice of languages i.e English, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Telugu, Gujarati, Kannada, Punjabi, Nepali, Assamese, Marathi, Sanskrit, Malayalam, Odia, Arabic, Persian and Tamil.

Group B: Mathematics, Science and Technology, Social Science, Economics, Business Studies, Home Science, Data Entry Operations, Psychology, Indian Culture and Heritage, Accountancy,Painting and Data Entry Operations.

For Certification, a minimum of five subjects including atleast one language or atmost two languages are compulsary. This course is equivalent to the Xth Standard.


Related Links

— Tutor Marked Assignments (TMA)

Question Paper of Previous Examination

Syllabus, Sample Paper & Marking Scheme (Secondary)Newgood

Admission detail for various courses