Education : National Open School

The NOS system is a fresh lease of life to students who are slow in their learning pace, children with learning difficulties, working students and school drop outs. It gives them an opportunity to further their educational prospects.

The NOS was started around 1985 after realizing that there could always be few children who will never attain proficiency in Maths and languages which are compulsory to pass SSC/ICSE or CBSE syllabus.

In NOS system, a variety of subjects could be chosen and students have option of just one language and various other subjects and options. NOS is essentially a correspondence course but classes are also held in different centers in Mumbai. Its Website are and

Registration Dates

The dates for registration are 25th July to 25th August. With late fee till 1st September.


For Std X - 15 years of age completed by the end of December and having studied till Std. VII

Required documents

For Std X - 5 passport size photographs, two certified copies of birth certificate.

In NOS, children who can't learn in the regular system enjoy the learning process without the heavy burden of languages and Maths.

National Open School Study Centers - Maharashtra

Main Centres are marked with * :

* 1 Regina Pacis Convent and High School
Tel: 2373-3275
  Sheth Motiashah Lane, Victoria Gardens,
Byculla, Mumbai - 400027
Office timing: 6 pm - 8 pm
* 2 St. Andrew's College
Tel : 2655-6006
  St. Dominic Road, Bandra, Mumbai - 400050
* 3 St. Dominic Savio High School
Tel: 2836-2633
  Mahakali Road, Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400093
Regular classes held, enquiry 10 am - 12 pm
4 St. Joseph's Convent Girls High School   Kingsway Nagpur - 440001
5 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya   Ghot, Dist. Gadchiroli
6 Shri Sanatam Dharam Higher Secondary School   GTB Nagar, Koliwada, Mumbai -400037
7 Nirmala Memorial High School   Ambaji Mata Nagar Mandir, Haji Bapu Road,  Malad (E), Mumbai - 400097
8 Minority Education Trust
  C/o Pune Municipal School, No. 19 for boys, 
Rasta Peth, Pune - 411011
9 Holy Cross Convent High School    'k' Villa, Thane - 400601
10 Sandesh Vidyalaya Jr. College of Arts and Commerce
  Tagore Nagar, Group No. 8B, Vikroli (E),
Mumbai - 400083
11 Kendriya Vidyalaya   Southern Command 3, Lt. Col. Tarapur Road,
PO Box No. 4, Pune - 411001
12 The Rural Centre for Educational Studies and Development Programme   Panchgani - 412805
13 Fellowship School
(English Medium Only)
  August Kranti Marg, Mumbai - 400036 
14 MGM Academy's High School
(Secondary Stage Only) 
  Shivaji Marg, Virar (W), Dist. Thane - 401303
15 Guru Govind Singh Public School    Guru Nanak Housing Society, Agra Road,
Nasik - 422009
16 Atomic Energy Jr. College and Central School
  Vidyarthi Marg, Anushakti Nagar, 
Mumbai - 400094
17 Kendriya Vidyalaya   Army Area DAD Complex, Wanwadi Range,
Pune - 411040

Karnataka High School

  Vidya Sagar, Ghatla, Chembur, Mumbai - 400071
19 Kendriya Vidyalaya   Ganesh Khind, Pune - 411040
20 Pal Rajendra English High School
(For Secondary stage in English Medium)
  Hanuman Nagar, Kandivali (E), Mumbai - 400101
21 Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1   Air Force Station, Pune - 411036
22 V.P.M.'s Kannada High School and Jr. College   Mithagar Road, Mulund (E), Mumbai - 400081

Vocational Subjects - Study Centres


St. Dominic Savio High School 
Tel: 2836-2633
Mahakali Road, Andheri (E), Sher-E-Panjab, 
Mumbai - 400003

National Open Universities

The formal channels of higher education have provided it only to restricted sections of society. Large sections of population for whom education couldĀ have made the difference were denied the opportunity. Open University System opens a path for them and offers newer opportunities.

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University set up in 1982 at Hyderabad is the 1st Open University. Indira Gandhi National Open University with nationwide jurisdiction come into being in 1985 by an act of Parliament Open Universities are in Kota (1987), Nalanda in Bihar (1988) Yeshwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (1989), M.P. Bhoj University (1993), Dr. Ambedkar University in Gujarat (1994) and Karnataka State Open University (1996) Distance Education Council was established in 1992 as an apex body to lay down academic and professional norms.

  • To make available higher, vocational and technical education to larger sectional of population.
  • To give special attention to the needs of the disadvantage groups

  • Most programmes are offered in English and regional languages.
  • The structure, functioning and philosophy of the University is different from conventional universities.

Open University provide innovate, flexible and open system of education by using distance teaching methodology.
It offers flexibility in course combination, flexibility in choosing place and pace of study.


Yeshwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University
Jagannath Sankarseth Municipal School
Nana Chowk, Near Shetty's Restaurant
Grant Road (W), Mumbai - 400007
Phone : 347-4186