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The Pathway to Higher Studies:

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, was established under Act No. 14 of 2020 of 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.

BOSSE has been granted Equivalence by AIU (Association of Indian Universities) for purposes of Higher Education and Employment. This implies that BOSSE pass outs are eligible to take admission in all Universities, Colleges and Higher Education Institutes throughout the country as well as abroad.

BOSSE has also been recognized by NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling), Ministry of Education, Govt. of India as an open schooling Board. Thus the certificates of BOSSE are recognized at par with other Boards – both national as well as State level Boards of School Education.

The Board of Open Schooling and Skill Education (BOSSE) aims to uplift and strengthen open schooling education and create pathways to higher studies across the nation With a flexible education system, combining academic and vocational programmes, the mission of BOSSE is to universalize education and establish equality and justice in society.

The Board of Open Schooling and Skill Education (BOSSE) provides opportunities to interested learners to choose the following courses/ programmes through open and distance learning mode.

  • Secondary Programme
  • Senior Secondary Programmes
  • Skills and Vocational Education Programme