The Rural Institute of Open Schooling was registered. To provide professional services to the government and other agencies in the field of education, in general, and school education, in particular, for the development and growth of distance and open school system and develop appropriate curriculum for vocational and continuing education to prepare student population for the world of work.
To establish linkages with traditional education systems like State Open Schools, Sanskrit Boards and Madarsas with mainstream education system with mobility across them and equivalence between them, the RIOS wishes to work in close collaboration with the Open Schools, State Open Schools, Sanskrit Boards and Madarsas. In this regard, RIOS will also follow the norms for conducting examinations as also follow National Curriculum Framework, 2005, as amended from time to time.
Rural Institute of Open Schooling was envisaged as a comprehensive instructional delivery institution that offered the liberty to students to get education without the bottleneck of attending daily classes. We have succeeded in creating a distance education program as a planned extended learning endeavour. RIOS has gained an expertise in delivering instructional resources and thereby providing opportunities to students located away from the organization.
We have expanded our distance education program in India.With comprehensive online solutions for the students, our motto is to help everyone in need of quality education in all corners of the world. The remarkable contribution of RIOS in the field of education has been to achieve Discipline andquality of education which is the backbone of RIOS.
The Nationality policy on Education suggested strengthening of RIOS for extending open learning facilities in a phased manner at High School&Intermediate levels all over the country and abroad as an independent system with its own curriculum and examination leading to awarding of certificates.
What makes RIOS a convenient and viable approach towards education is that students get the facility of online admission and their enrollment number is given right way. Moreover, the online study material is provided in different languages as per the subjects opted by the students or their preference. We also provide online verification of the results of the pass out students.
Our vision of providing education to school students in India and students or working professional abroad has taken shape by way of the expansion of instructional delivery facilities In India and abroad. These educational facilities are intended to target specific needs of students all over the world.
With an objective to provide a highly flexible type of education to the Secondary/ Senior Secondary Education level to the children belonging to rural areas, scheduled caste/ scheduled tribe, women etc., providing quality education through Open and Distance Learning System, to enable over-aged dropouts complete their schooling and in view of the need to accelerate the pace and progress of secondary education, especially in rural conglomeration, Rural Institute of Open Schooling (RIOS) has been established.
Rural Institute of Open Schooling (RIOS) was conceived and has been set up as an autonomous registered body under the Societies Registration Act, with its registered office at Delhi, to begin with, with the following objectives:
To provide secondary and senior secondary education those belonging to disadvantaged and people belonging to weaker sections who are not able to get secondary and senior secondary education in the normal course of life.
To provide professional services to the government and other agencies in the field of education, in general, and school education, in particular, for the development and growth of distance and open school system and develop appropriate curriculum for vocational and continuing education to prepare student population for the world of work.
RIOS has been affiliated to Chhattisgarh State Open School which is run by Chhattisgarh state government.
RIOS conducting the following list of School Examinations
2. Intermediate Examination.(12thstandard)
We would like to inform you that the Rural Institute of Open Schooling, (hereinafter called RIOS) is Registered Under Act XXI of 1860 Govt. of NCT of Delhi and affiliated with the Chhattisgarh State Open School (CGSOS) Raipur, Govt. of Chhattisgarh, [A State Govt. Board and a member-board of the Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE), Under MHRD Govt. of India] It is certifying students at secondary and senior secondary level in school education by following the Open and Distance Learning system modules.
Accordingly, the validity and equivalence of the certificates issued by Rural Institute of Open Schooling (RIOS) would have equivalence to secondary/ senior secondary/intermediate certificates of other member boards of the COBSE across the country for Government employment and / or for pursuing higher studies.