Sr.Secondary : Biology (314)

By Dr. Sanghmitra Suryapani   |   National Institute Of Open Schooling (NIOS)
Learners enrolled: 455

The course content begins from Biodiversity classification; Structure and function of the living; their reproduction and development and also Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Immunology which are the modern fields of Biology. An exhaustive treatment of the environment in all its aspects is also contained in the curriculum and so are topics like some common human diseases and health and nutrition which are closely related to human welfare.

Module I - Diversity and Evolution of Life.
Module II - Forms and Functions of Plants & Animals.
Module III - Reproduction and Heredity.
Module IV - Environment and Health and
Module V - Emerging Areas in Biology

Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 24 weeks
Category :
  • School
Credit Points : 10
Level : School
Start Date : 01 Nov 2021
End Date : 31 Mar 2022
Enrollment Ends : 31 Mar 2022
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Dr. Sanghmitra Suryapani

National Institute Of Open Schooling (NIOS)

Dr. Sanghmitra Suryapani is Academic Officer (Biology) at NIOS Headquarters for six years. She attained her B.Sc. (Environmental Science) from Maitreyi College, Delhi University and M.Sc. (Environmental Botany) from Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi. She has also done her Ph.D. in Botany from Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi. She has also done Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law and Management from Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, India; Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Framework from National Institute of Disaster Management – GFDRR (Online Course) and pursuing M.A. (Distance Education) from IGNOU. Previously, She has two years’ experience of Guest Faculty for "Environmental Studies" undergraduate classes (BCA & B.Pharma) at Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi; one year experience as a Senior Technical Assistant under the plan of "Bringing Green Revolution in Eastern India" and "National Food Security Mission", Krishi Bhawan, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi and also delivered Science Talk Shows and Discussions regarding Environmental Issues, broadcasted from Yuvvani, Vividh Bharti Division and Indraprastha Channel since 2001. Her areas of interests are Plant Ecology, Plant Physiology, Plant Biotechnology, Environmental Biology and Open and Distance Learning.

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For Senior Secondary Level Passing Certificate

1. In order to obtain Senior Secondary (12th) passing certificate from NIOS, the learners are required to enroll in minimum five subjects including one or maximum two languages on SWAYAM. For examination and certification, the learners must also enroll with NIOS.

2. The admission in NIOS is done through online mode only. The learner can visit the official website of NIOS i.e. 
www.nios.ac.in or www.sdmis.nios.ac.in. The learner can also visit the Regional Centre or nearest AI (study Centre) or designated Common Service Centre (CSC), the list of which is available on the website and take help for online admission in NIOS.

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