About NIOS OBE
ZACK- The Educational Cafe is conducting a programme named OBE by NIOS (Government Approved program)
Under “Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)”, the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), has been endeavouring to provide Basic Education to all children, youth and adults in the country.
The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has launched the Open Basic Education (OBE) Programme, as an alternative educational programme, equivalent to Elementary Education Programme of the formal education system.
Frequently Asked Questions
1.What is OBE?
Ans. The OBE programme provides Elementary Education at 3 levels:
Levels of OBE and their eligible ages
- The eligible age for level A is 7+years and is equivalent to 3rd grade
- The eligible age for level B is 9+years and is equivalent to 5th grade
- The eligible age for level C is 12+years and is equivalent to 8th grade
*ZACK is offering level A and Level B Plan
2.Who can take admissions?
- Any child who wants to pursue a career along with studies during school years e.g.-In Sports, Music, and acting
- First Generation Learner’s
- Children having Learning Difficulty
- Slow Learners
- School Dropouts
3.What are the subjects a child has to learn under OBE?
Ans. The subjects a child has to learn in one level are:
- One language (English)
- Environmental Studies (EVS)
- Basic Computer Skills
4.What is the duration of each level?
Ans. The duration of each level A/B/C is one year.
5.Who will conduct the examination of A/B/C levels under OBE programme?
Ans. Regular monthly exams and mid term exams will be conducted at ZACK. Final examinations question papers will be sent from NIOS. Parents will get child’s joint report cards from NIOS through ZACK.
6.Whether NIOS certificate is acceptable to study in abroad?
Ans. It is a government approved mode of exam, conducted under Central Government guidelines, hence it is accepted all around (everywhere).
Role of ZACK in the OBE Plan
ZACK as an Accredited Agency (AA) of NIOS, will be carrying out all the functions included in this programme. We will conduct classes and exams according to the curriculum given in the OBE plan. Our aim is to give education to each child in the best way which will help them in creating their futures.
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