Re-evaluation of Answer Scripts Introduced by NIOS

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has introduced the re-evaluation of answer scripts at the Senior Secondary level from April-May 2010 examination. This will be in addition to the already existing system of scrutiny/re-totaling of marks for Secondary and Senior Secondary levels.

Candidates who have appeared for the Senior Secondary examination of NIOS in April-May 2010 or after can apply for re-evaluation of answer scripts in theory paper of any subject. There is no provision for re-evaluation in Practical Papers.

Candidates can apply for re-evaluation for one or more subjects through a single application. No second request for re-evaluation will be entertained. The application for re-evaluation should be sent by registered post/speed post only to the concerned Regional Centre.

The processing fee for re-evaluation is Rs. 500/- per subject (for Public Exam) and Rs. 700/- per subject (for On Demand Examination)to be submitted through bank draft drawn in favour of Secretary, NIOS payable at the city of the concerned Regional Centre.

Candidates must apply for re-evaluation in their own handwriting within 15 days from the date of declaration of results on the NIOS website www.nios.ac.in Incomplete applications and those received after the due date will not be entertained and will summarily be rejected without any notice.

The communication regarding the re-evaluation result shall be sent to the candidate within a period of 60 days from the date of receipt of application. It will also be posted on the NIOS website.

There is no re-evaluation in the Secondary Examinations.

Rules for Reevaluation of Answer Scripts at Senior Secondary Level

  1. Candidate who has appeared in the Senior Secondary Examination of NIOS can apply for re-evaluation of answer scripts in Theory paper of any subject. The application for re-evaluation must be submitted in the prescribed format and sent by Registered Post/ Speed Post only to the concerned Regional Centre.
  2. There is no provision for re-evaluation in Practical papers.
  3. Candidate must apply for re-evaluation within 15 days from the date of declaration of result on the website of NIOS, www.nios.ac.in 10 days grace period will be admissible to the candidate belonging the study centre (AI's) of North East, Jammu & Kashmir, Sikkim, Andman & Nicobar Island, Laddakh, Lahaul & Spiti of District of Himachal Pradesh, Pangi sub-division of Chamba, Lakshadweep and abroad.
  4. Candidate should apply for re-evaluation for one or more subject(s) through a single application. No second request for re-evaluation will be entertained by NIOS.
  5. The processing fee for re-evaluation is Rs. 500/- per subject (for Public Exam) and Rs. 700/- per subject (for On Demand Examination) per subject and to be submitted through the bank draft drawn in favour of Secretary, NIOS payable at the city of concerned Regional Centre.
  6. Application should be made by the candidate in his/her own hand-writing and not by any one else on his/her behalf. Incomplete applications and those received after the due date will not be entertained and will summarily be rejected without any notice.
  7. If the increase of marks in re-evaluation is less than 5% of the maximum marks, the original marks will stand except when the candidate is able to get a pass with or without grace, the marks of re-evaluation will be awarded to the candidate.
  8. If the increase of marks on re-evaluation is 5% or more of the maximum marks the new marks will be awarded to the candidate.
  9. If the marks obtained on re-evaluation are less than the original marks, the original marks will stand.
  10. The communication regarding the re-evaluation result shall be sent to the candidate within a maximum period of 60 days from the date of receipt of application. It will also be posted on the NIOS website "www.nios.ac.in".
  11. NIOS will revise the old mark sheet wherever applicable. Fresh mark sheet will be issued after the old mark sheet is surrendered by the candidate at the concerned Regional Center.
  12. In no case the re-evaluation will be done in the presence of the candidate or any one else on his /her behalf, nor will the answer books be shown.
  13. The revised mark sheet will be issued by the concerned Regional Centre to the candidate after taking back the old mark sheet.
  14. The revised result of re-evaluation will be final and binding on the candidate. No further request for re-evaluation will be entertained in the matter.
  15. NIOS will not be responsible for any loss or damage or any inconvenience caused tothe candidate, consequent on the revision of marks or delay in communications for reasons beyond control.
  16. These rules supercede the previous rules for re-evaluation, if any.
  17. Any doubt about the interpretation of these rules or matter not provided herein will be resolved by Chairman, whose decision will be final and binding.
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