Welcome To The Board Of Open Schooling & Skill Education

The Board of Open Schooling and Skill Education (BOSSE), Sikkim, is an open schooling board that aims to cater to  the varied academic needs of the divergent group of students up to pre-degree level including Secondary/Senior Secondary, skill and vocational education. BOSSE is open schooling education board in Sikkim, registered underact no. 14 of 2020 by the Sikkim Legislative Assembly, passed on 21-09-2020, according to the Sikkim Act 2020 to promulgate and disseminate the open schooling education at state & national level.
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Welcome To The Board Of Open Schooling & Skill Education

The Board of Open Schooling and Skill Education (BOSSE), Sikkim, is an open schooling board that aims to cater to  the varied academic needs of the divergent group of students up to pre-degree level including Secondary/Senior Secondary, skill and vocational education. BOSSE is open schooling education board in Sikkim, registered underact no. 14 of 2020 by the Sikkim Legislative Assembly, passed on 21-09-2020, according to the Sikkim Act 2020 to promulgate and disseminate the open schooling education at state & national level.
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our Programs

Secondary

Secondary Programme in English, Hindi and Regional Languages with flexibility in choice and combination of subjects
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Senior Secondary

Senior Secondary Programme in English, Hindi and Regional Languages with flexibility in choice and combination of subjects
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Vocational

Empower and embellish your career with employment-oriented skill based Vocational Courses
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Admission Open 24/7

Hassle-free, seamless and secure admission procedures at BOSSE. Candidates need to fill the registration form to take direct online admission on website.

For admission in Secondary/Sr. Secondary/Skill and Vocational Education Programmes, candidates are required to submit scanned copies of original  documents listed while registering for admission. To see the list of documents click below.

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CurriculA and syllabI

Events

BOSSE organized National Conference on “NEP 2020: Towards India-Centred Holistic Inclusive Quality School Education” on its first foundation day.

FAQ's Section

Flexibility in subject choice and examination, engaging and interesting study curriculum in Hindi, English and Regional Languages, Transfer of Credits up to four subjects, high-quality academic and employment-oriented programmes, and education at an affordable fee – all these make BOSSE a model Open Schooling Board in India.

Admission to BOSSE is hassle-free, seamless and secure; interested candidates are required to fill the registration form, along with the requisite Fee, with the required documents to take admission in BOSSE. This can be done either online or at the nearest Admission Centre.

Anyone interested in upscaling his/her qualifications at Secondary/Sr. Secondary level is welcome!  BOSSE’s Open and Distance Learning (ODL) System targets a diverse group of learners including school dropouts, failed students in Board examination, rural youth, working men and women and learners from the economically underprivileged sections of the society to obtain academic  and skill-oriented Vocational Education.

  • Any person who has completed 14 years of age can apply for admission to the Secondary Programme, even if he/she has not undergone any formal education earlier. He/she will have to submit a valid proof of age as well as a certificate to the effect that he/she can read and understand the study materials as well as write an examination.
  • A person who has passed class X  can apply for admission to Senior Secondary Programme.

At the moment, BOSSE offers Secondary and Senior Secondary level programmes in Hindi, English and Nepali medium. Other mediums will be added as per demand.

Yes, to make BOSSE courses more meaningful, vocational courses are offered independently or in combination with academic subjects at the Secondary and the Senior Secondary level. In fact, BOSSE encourages students to offer at least one vocational subject.

Candidates can change their subjects after taking admission and appearing in at least one examination. The fee for change of subject is Rs. 500/- per subject for Secondary as well as Senior Secondary programme. They can also take up to two Additional Subjects with the requisite fee.

Pass Criteria:

In order to pass, one has to obtain 33% marks in aggregate of 5 subjects as well as a minimum of 33% marks (separately in theory and practical) in individual subjects. Theory also includes marks in Internal Assessment or CA (Continuous Assessment) with 20% weightage.

Candidates have to pass in five subjects including at least one language. If a candidate has opted for one or 2 Additional Subjects, then one language and the best four out of the remaining subjects will be considered.   

BOSSE declares results of Secondary and Senior Secondary programmes and dispatches the certificates within 6 to 8 weeks after the examination ends.

EQUIVALENCE AND RECOGNITION