List of some successful candidates after completing their studies from NIOS
Dr. Prabhleen Singh
Doctor by profession, Dr. Prabhleen Singh is a successful NIOS learner who is presently preparing for the MD/MS entrance exams. Sharing his experiences at a seminar recently held by the NIOS, he said that he had benefitted immensely from the system of open schooling. A student of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, Delhi, Prabhleen chose to enroll for the Senior Secondary course of the NIOS to enable him to pursue education in a flexible manner. Dr. Singh is also a published author. His first work, “And The Mirror Kissed Back” was published in 2008 by Cinnamon Teal Press, Goa.
Charles Thomas Correya
Enrolment No.: Sr. Secondary – 09001593329
A drop out at the Senior Secondary level which he owes to the subject of mathematics, Charles Thomas Correya completed the Senior Secondary Course of NIOS in humanities. This enabled him to join the MG University in Kerala for a BA course. Having simultaneously completed a certificate course in Electronics, Charles is now employed as an engineer with Birla Sunlife.
Equipped with both Academic & Vocational skills, he now wishes to pursue an MBA Programme and also upgrade his technical qualification through different online certification programmes.
He strongly believes that flexibility in NIOS courses and programmes has contributed in the progression of his career.
Enrolment No.: Secondary – 27020212195,
Senior Secondary – 92279300066
Forced to discontinue his tenth class in 1993 in order to earn a livelihood to support his family, when his parents met with an accident, Jaspal Singh resumed his studies in 2003 by enrolling for the Secondary level course in NIOS. The flexibility of the NIOS system enabled him to pursue his studies along with his vocation. He acquired skills in fashion designing while working as a freelancer in garment export houses. Having completed his Senior Secondary course from the NIOS and moved by the desire to continue studies, Jaspal Singh has managed to obtain admission to a three year course in Fashion Management at the University of Thames Valley, London.
Alex P. Joseph
Enrolment No.: 09000363015
Due to Severe economic problem, Sh Alex had to discontinue his schooling for earning lively hood. He is self employed (Door to door sale of Engine oil and running a Flower shop) since 10 years. Schooling discontinued at class X in 1995. He lost his mother all on a sudden in 2005 of kidney failure. His father is not able to maintain himself his own due to a brain stroke occurred in 2003. Sh. Alex had to bear heavy responsibility since tender age. He is looking after his aged sick Father and his younger brother, in addition to his wife and daughter. Despite of all these, after a long gap, he could complete NIOS Secondary Course in 2006 and Sr. Secondary Course in 2008. He is planning to join IGNOU for higher study. He had persuaded his wife and younger brother to complete their schooling. His wife Ms. Ann Shyla Fernandaz had completed Secondary course of NIOS in 2010 vide enrollment 09000372008 and just joined for. Sr. Secondary course. His brother Mathews P J whose Schooling was discontinued after Class X in 2003 had joined NIOS in 2006 in and completed Sr. Secondary Course in 2008 wide enrollment no. 09000363016. He had joined Kerala University for B.Com – private registration through Co-operative College, Trivandrum.
Enrolment No. : 000033911/920938
A drop-out owing to personal situations and a strong desire to continue education landed Sri. Ashok Rohilla in the ‘Open and Distance Education System’. Delighted to know from friends about the flexibility of the system, Sri. Rohilla completed his Secondary and Senior Secondary Courses from the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). Presently employed in the Academic Department of NIOS, Sri Rohilla attributes his desire to continue education even in his forties to the institution in which he works. He is truly an example of a learner who pursued studies by fully utilizing the opportunities provided by the distance education system.
Enrolment No. : 27029182593
Ms. Sudha was a only housewife until such time that her husband passed away and she was offered the job of a constable in the Delhi Police. She then took up the job to support the family consisting of her two children. Sudha who had not completed her schooling was motivated by her children to join the NIOS. She then passed the Secondary examination from NIOS in April 2009. A resident of Sant Nagar, Burari, Delhi and posted at the Rohini Court, Delhi, Sudha today feels more confident and empowered by the qualification acquired by her.
Enrolment No. 27012962269
Ishant Gandhi passed the Secondary examination from the NIOS in 2007 and has appeared for the April/May 2010 Senior Secondary examinations. Belonging to a family of artistes, Ishant started acting at the age of eight. Although he attended a regular school upto class IX, he found it difficult to cope up with formal schooling along with his schedule as an actor. The NIOS which offers the option of flexible education enabled him to enroll and pass the Secondary examination. A highly talented learner, Ishant performs kathak dance and also cultural and devotional programmes such as bhajans and kirtans. He is presently playing a supporting role in a Zee TV serial titled” Karol Bagh,12/24″.
Enrolment No.: 09001533003
Jithin Jose had to drop out of school when he was in class II as he was suffering from haemophilia, a disorder in which blood does not clot as in the case of a normal person. Severe and frequent internal bleeding revented him from even going to school for writing the exams. When he was about sixteen years old, his parents learnt about the NIOS and got him registered for the foundation course. This enabled him to start his second innings as a student. Due to the flexibility of the NIOS system, Jithin could choose non-science subjects along with Maths and English, when he further enrolled for the Secondary Course. He found that the books were self-explanatory and prepared in a simple language. Although there were frequent interruptions due to internal bleeding, Jithin studied on his own imagining that books were his teachers. At the age of nineteen, he passed his secondary exams in 2003 with 72% marks. He further enrolled for the NIOS Senior Secondary Course and passed in 2005 with 81% marks. By that time, this aspiring student became ambitions and decided to register for a course in Chartered Accountancy. Although he missed the first few attempts due to severe bleeding, he managed to clear the CA Inter exams with 41st rank at the All India level. What a level of determination! Jithin Jose who viewed studying on his own as a limitation realized that it was his strength.
It not only expanded his horizons of thinking but also sharpened his analytical skills. He acknowledges that the NIOS led him from ignorance to knowledge, by initiating him into the world of studies. He feels extremely proud to be an NIOS Product.
L. Athira Krishna
Enrolment No.: A01431799
An internationally acclaimed prodigy violinist, L. Athira Krishna has an enviable musical lineage as the granddaughter of the illustrious Vidwan Sri. Gopala Pillaiand the daughter of the noted Veena player Sangitha Vidwan Sri. K.C.Krishna Pillai. Performing across the globe as a Carnatic Violin Soloist from the age of 9, Athira is the proud recipient of many coveted recognitions including the prestigious Guinness World Record for her unique 32 hour long non-stop Carnatic Violin Solo Concert. She is among the youngest cultural ambassadors of India taking the rich Indian classical music tradition to every part of the world through her violin solo concerts. Popularly hailed as the “Princess of Indian Violin” and honoured with the title of “The Musical Gem of India” by Former First Lady of India, Smt.Usha Narayanan, Athira Krishna has enthralled audiences across the world including performances at prestigious International Music Festivals in India and abroad. She has also given “Trans Global Fusion Concerts and lecture demonstrations on Indian classical music at World Music Festivals.
The flexible NIOS Scheme enabled Athira to complete her school education. She has completed the NIOS Senior Secondary Course with psychology as one of the subjects in 2004. She is presently pursuing MBA in Marketing from the Madras University from where she also completed her graduation.
Manas Harith Swaroopa (Academic – Class X)
Manas Harith Swaroopa is suffering from Aspergers Syndrome secured 97% in Economics in class X Exam.
Sir Prabhu Bedia (Agriculture – Ramakrishna Mission, Ranchi)
Sir Prabhu Bedia did his Vocational Vourse in Water Mgt. &Crop Production alog with his Sr.Secondary examination. He is using the skill of water mgt. for his potato cultivation and is also working with Water Shed Programme of Ramakrishna Mission.
Shri Darshan Singh (Refrfigeration & Air Conditioning – SGTBITC)
After doing his Refrigeration Course is successfully running his own job work for his family livelihood.
Shri Ajay Kumar (Electrician Trade – SGTBITC (AVI-990011))
After doing his Electrician Course is running very successfully Electrical Contract Business.
Amanjyot Singh could do his class 10th and could play his International Golf Championship due to the flexible time schedule of ODE. (Best child of the Year Award).
Nitin Sharma could join his course in Fine Arts in Singapore as he could complete his class 10th through ODE.
Zubein Shekh could join her specialised course in Home Science after improving her result in the subject in class 10th through ODE for which 60% was the requirement.