National Institute of Open Schooling Senior Secondary Exam-Business Studies (319) Papers


Business Studies is one of the papers in the commerce stream of Senor Secondary, under the National Institute of Open Schooling. The code of the paper is 319. The pattern and other points related to this exam are given below.

Importance of the paper:

The name of the subject itself implies the importance of this subject for students of Commerce. Business studies are extremely important for any commerce student, as they help them to understand how business organizations work. In future they will be benefitted by the subject, regardless of whether they work in some firm, or become an entrepreneur.

Paper Pattern:

There are two sections in the question paper- A and B. the questions in section A are must be answered. There are two options in section B. students have to answer any one of the options. You will find Hindi and English versions in the same questions paper which makes it convenient for most of the students to understand the question very well. It is a conventional paper with both short and long answer questions. The marks carried by questions range from 1 to 8.

Frequently Asked Questions:

The questions are mainly asked from topics like types of business organizations, partnerships, directing, advertising, e-business, stock exchange, consumer rights, and controlling, self employment in business, wage employment in business, office procedures and practices, practical banking, introduction to factory set up, and agency services. There are some practical questions also in the paper.

Time and Marks:

The total marks of the question paper are 100 and the time duration of the exam is three hours.

Recommended Books:

The best materials for the subject are available on the website of NIOS. When students enroll for this course, they get access to all the materials.

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    priyanka goyal:

    may i please know when will i get my 12th reults which i have written in april 2012.