The Board of Secondary Education (BSEP), Andhra Pradesh, also known as the Directorate of Government Examinations, Andhra Pradesh. It was founded in 1953 and operates as an autonomous body within the Andhra Pradesh Department of Education.
The board regulates and supervises the secondary education system in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It carries out and governs a variety of activities such as developing courses of study, prescribing syllabi, conducting examinations, granting school recognition, and providing direction, support, and leadership to all secondary educational institutions under its jurisdiction.
BSEP aims to provide secondary and senior secondary education to those from disadvantaged groups (e.g., Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Socially and Educationally Disadvantaged Classes, and other socially, culturally, economically, and geographically weaker sections of society, or such other factors as may be specified/ informed by the appropriate Government), as well as people from weaker sections who are unable to obtain a secondary and senior secondary education.
To provide professional services to private and other organizations in the field of education in general, and school education in particular, for the development and growth of the distance and open school system, as well as to develop an appropriate lesson plan for vocational and proceeding education to prepare student populations for the world of work.