Secondary and Senior Secondary Programmes


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.

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.

Details of Programmes of Studies are as follows;
Secondary and Senior Secondary Programmes:

Secondary Certificate is equivalent to the Xth standard while Senior Secondary Certificate is equivalent to the XIIth standard. There is no restriction on choice of subjects and combinations, except that minimum one language has to be taken. Learners can choose their subjects from the BOSSE List of Subjects as given below:

In order to take admission in the BOSSE Programmes, the lower age limit is 14 years while there is no upper limit of age with regard to admissions.

Moreover, BOSSE also offers variety of Vocational Training Programmes for which it is advisable to visit the official website of BOSSE www.bosse.ac.in in order to get information about programmes of BOSSE.

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