To provide "Sustainable inclusive learning with universal and flexible access to quality school education and skill development."
To provide relevant, continuing and holistic education up to pre-degree level through Open and Distance Learning System.
To contribute to the Universalisation of School Education.
To cater to the educational needs of the prioritized target groups for equity and social justice.
"We at National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) are committed to provide Excellent, Sustainable, Inclusive and Flexible Education upto Pre-Degree level through Open & Distance Learning (ODL) mode & Compliance of requirements to ensure satisfaction of Learners and continual improvement of our Quality Management System."