NIOS Board Exam 2020: The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has cancelled the board exams for class 10 and 12 for academic year 2019-2020 in view of the Coronavirus pandemic. Notably, the NIOS board exams 2020 were scheduled to be held this July. Also Read - NIOS Result 2020 Declared: Here's How to Check Your Scores on

“Keeping in view the health of the learners, NIOS public exams scheduled to be held in July 2020 now stand cancelled. The results will be declared based on the assessment scheme finalized by the competent committee of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS),” said the HRD Ministry. Also Read - NIOS October 2019 Exam Result For Class 10th, 12th Likely Today on Official Website | All You Need to Know

Learners will have an option to appear in the next public/on-demand exam to improve their performance, as and when the situation is conducive to hold exams, the Ministry added. Also Read - NIOS D.El.Ed Result 2019: NIOS to Declare Fourth Semester Scores Shortly at

Students are requested to keep a tab on the official website, in case there are any other updates.

Started in 1979 by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), NIOS is an open school under the Union government of India. It has a cumulative enrollment of about 1.5 million students from 2004 to 2009 at secondary and senior secondary levels and enrolls about 350,000 students annually, states Wikipedia.