Center for child development

Open Basic Education (OBE)

Open Basic Education (OBE) program of NIOS is equivalent to the elementary education program of the formal education system.

Eligibility Criteria

In six to fourteen (6 to 14 )years of age group, a child should have at least attained the age of 7 years for registration at Level A, 9 years for Level B and 12 years for Level C as on the 31st March of the year of registration.

Level A: Equivalent to Class 3 in all India level and to Class 2 in Kerala
(Subjects Offered :- English, EVS, Malayalam, Math/Computer)

Level B: Equivalent to Class 5 in all India level and Class 4 in Kerala.

Level C: Equivalent to Class 8 in all India level and Class 7 in Kerala.
(Subjects offered in Level B and C :- (English, Malayalam, Science, Social Studies, Math/Computer)