Skill and Vocational Education -

Skill and Vocational Education is a vital  component of all education initiatives. The National Education Policy 2020 also lays great emphasis on it so that our youth can become economically independent and earn their livelihood with dignity. BOSSE, Sikkim has also given utmost importance to Skill and Vocational education, which is evident from the name of the Board itself that contains ‘Skill Education’ apart from ‘Open Schooling’. Giving importance to Skills  makes education more inclusive and relevant.  The main objective of BOSSE’s Skill Education Programme is to produce employable skilled middle-level work force, to fill the gap of unemployment. It is BOSSE’s endeavour to offer a wide variety of skill based vocational courses that are relevant for placement in the Industry. 

Combination of Vocational Subjects with Academic Subjects

BOSSE provides a combination of vocational and academic subjects in order to make the course curricula more effective and career oriented. Learners can choose their Vocational Subjects from the Table given below:

Table 3: List of Vocational Education Courses offered by BOSSE in combination with Academic Courses

Secondary Level

1221Typewriting (Hindi)
2222Typewriting (English)
3223Typewriting (Urdu)
5225Solar Engery Technician
6226Bio Gas Technician
7227Laundry services
8228Bakery & Confectionery
9229Welding Technology

Senior Secondary Level

1431Typewriting (Hindi)
2432Typewriting (English)
3433Stenography (Hindi)
4434Stenography (English)
5435Secretarial Practice
6436Stenography (Urdu)
7437Typewriting (Urdu)
8438Plant protection
9439Furntiture and Cabinet
10440Electro Plating
11441House Keeping
12442Catering Management
13443Food Processing
14445Hotel Front Office Operation
15446Poultry Farming
16447Soil and Fertilizer Management
17448Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables