BOSSE – Board of Open Schooling and Skill Education
BOSSE – Board of Open Schooling and Skill Education, Sikkim is an Open School Board to cater to the varied academic needs of the divergent groups of students upto pre-degree level including Secondary and Senior Secondary and Skills & Vocational education. The Board of Open Schooling and Skill Education, Sikkim Act 2020 was passed on 21-09-2020 by the Sikkim Legislative Assembly stated under Act No. 14 of 2020.
Government of Sikkim authorized BOSSE
With the aim of strengthening the schooling education across the Nation, Government of Sikkim authorized BOSSE through Gazette notification (Act No. 14 of 2020) to impart education at Secondary / Sr. Secondary and Skill & Vocational education through different modes of learning. Flexible education system, combination of academic and vocational subjects, digital support through SWAYAM platform, transfer of credits upto 2 subjects passed from other Boards and offer of 100 plus vocational courses are some of the salient features of BOSSE.
Valid for higher studies and Government jobs
The Government of Sikkim through its Gazette notification no 14/LD/2020 dated 07-10-2020; has vested The Board of Open Schooling & Skill Education, Sikkim with the authority of conducting and certifying the examinations for Secondary / Sr. Secondary and Skill & Vocational education. As per the rules and Government of India Notification the certificates awarded by BOSSE for Secondary / Sr. Secondary and Skill & Vocational examination will be valid for higher studies and Government jobs, since this is recognized by State Government of Sikkim.