श्री योगी आदित्यनाथ माननीय मुख्यमंत्री
श्रीमती गुलाब देवी माननीय राज्य मंत्री (स्वतंत्र प्रभार), माध्यमिक शिक्षा
श्री दीपक कुमार, I.A.S प्रमुख सचिव, माध्यमिक शिक्षा
श्री विजय किरन आनंद, I.A.S महानिदेशक, माध्यामिक शिक्षा
डॉ० महेंद्र देव
शिक्षा निदेशक, माध्यमिक शिक्षा परिषद्
Uttar Pradesh State Open School Board
The Uttar Pradesh State Open School Board has heralded a revolution in the Open School
education scenario of state and Nation in the last decade .Uttar Pradesh State Open School Board
which runs under the aegis of The Uttar Pradesh State Open School Board Act, 2008 U.P Act No.
27 of 2008- Passed by the Uttar Pradesh Legislature Dated-29 August 2008 is pioneering the
constitutional provisions of Open School education for all by literally translating the aspirations
of students not only of state but also of complete nation to reality through its qualitative Open
The Uttar Pradesh State Open School Board (UPSOSB) under the auspices of Open Schooling of
Indian Government’s Education Department has been vested with the authority to register,
examine and certify students registered with it up to pre degree level courses. It provides access
to learner centric quality school education, skill up-gradation and training through Open and
Distance Learning (ODL) mode of education. The programme delivery is made through printed
material coupled with face counseling (Personal Contact Programme), lab Practical/Training, EBooks, Online Support etc.
The syllabi, duration, examination and certification etc. of UPSOSB shall be the same as is for
formal examinees of Open Schooling of Indian Government’s Education Department which is a
major component of UPSOSB. There is equivalence in the certification of the UPSOSB with that
of Open Schooling of Indian Government’s Education Department and with other member
Boards of Open Schooling of Indian Government’s Education Department on reciprocal basis.
I suggest you to go through the Website www.upsosb.ac.in and Prospectus very carefully and
make choice of subjects after considering your future plans. Our Website www.upsosb.ac.in and
prospectus give you precise information about various courses of study, choice of subjects, credit
transfer from our Board, credit accumulation, mode of study and flexibility in examination and
certification and so on. I also advise you that you must avail the facilities provided by UPSOSB
through its Study Centers such as Personal Contact Programmes (PCP), Tutor Marked
Assignments (TMA) and Study Material developed by the Board.
The UPSOSB under the auspices of Open Schooling of Indian Government’s Education
Department attempts to provide education to you, nearest to your place of stay or work with
flexibility of time, place, choice of subjects with an objective of suiting your requirements and
interest. We at UPSOSB strive for continuing innovations and improvements in serving our
learners. Amongst other things, UPSOSB has introduced the usual procedure of admission
through the identified Study Centers and through Online Registration. For details please see the
relevant Chapters in the Prospectus.
I, once again, accord a very warm welcome to you, at the time of your joining us. I hope that all
your learning needs and aspirations will be met by us and we will work together for building a
meaningful future for you and enable you to serve our state and Nation better.