How to Download NIOS ID Card in 2024(old & new)

Are you searching for NIOS ID card download option in 2024?

The National Institute of Open Schooling has been became digital for the past few years, providing digital support in many fields like online admission, tutor mark assignment (TMA) submission, E service and many more.

 After submitting the online application form, most of the students face difficulty while downloading NIOS ID card. They don’t know how to get it and when it will be available.

So in this post I will guide the step-by-step process.

How to download NIOS ID card in 2024

Before going to download the student ID card, make sure your admission is confirmed, else you can see the message” Document verification in progress

Recently, the national institute of open schooling updated new sdmis admission dashboard, here we can easily use online services.

Back in the day, it seemed impossible to download the NIOS ID card in a PDF file. But thanks to the official team, now anyone can get a digital copy from sdmis dashboard.

Check here the sample image


Follow the below step to download NIOS ID card 2024

  1. Open the
  2. Click on the student login
  3. Enter your Username and password (If you don’t have a password, you can login with your reference number)
  4. Click on the submit button
  5. Once you click the submit button, you will have an online dashboard
  6. Under the print option, click on the ID card
NIOS identity card

NIOS student login with enrollment no

Do you know NIOS student can login with enrollment no by the following method:

  1. Open the
  2. Click on the student login button
  3. Click on the login via Reference number or Enrollment number
  4. Enter your Enrollment No and date of birth
  5. Click on the login button to access the dashboard.

Uses of NIOS Identity card

We can use the identity card in the following place:


The primary function of the NIOS ID card is to confirm the identity of the candidate. It serves as an official proof of your status as a national institute of open schooling student.

During the PCP/ Practical exam

While attending practical / classes, your AI can ask you to show the valid documents.

Theory (written) exam centre

Your ID proof is your entry pass to the examination center. Without it, you might face difficulties while entering the examination hall,

While collection the final marksheet

Before entering the study centre, candidates are usually required to carry a valid NIOS ID card to the examination center for verification purposes.

Duplicate ID card

You can apply for NIOS duplicate identity card in 2023 from the e-service section.

Upload a copy of the FIR mentioned loss of identity card.

The fees for 1st duplicate issuance is Rs. 100/-. They charge subsequent duplicate ID card Rs. 500/-.

After approving your request by the board you will allow to get NIOS Id card download option again.

Fact about downloading NIOS ID card in 2024

  • The new digital ID card has a QR code.
  • You can download within a minute.
  • Reference Number not available on it

Note: Print the document in color and laminate it.

Let me know in the comment box if you have any query about downloading NIOS Identity Card.

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