Sr. No. Designation Powers Duties
Administrative Financial Others
1. Chairman 1) The Chairman of the Board shall be the principal academic and controlling officer of the Board and shall preside over at the meetings of the Board and any convocation of the Board. He shall be an ex-officio member and the Chairman of the Executive Council, the Academic Council, the Examination Committee, the Finance Committee and the Recognition Committee. He shall be entitled to be present, with the right to speak at any meeting of any authority or body of the Board, but shall not be entitled to vote thereat, unless he is a member of that authority or body. 2) The Chairman of the Board shall have power to convene meetings of the Board, the Executive Council, the Academic Council, the Examination Committee, the Recognition Committee, the Finance Committee and the other bodies or committees of the Board. He may delegate, by a regulation, this power to any other officer of the Board. 3) It shall be the duty of the Chairman of the Board to ensure that the Act*, the rules** and regulations made there under are faithfully observed and he shall have all powers necessary for this purpose. 4) If there are reasonable grounds for the Chairman of the Board to believe that there is an emergency which requires immediate action to be taken, he shall take such action as he deems necessary and shall, at the earliest opportunity thereafter, report his action to such authority or body as would have in the ordinary course dealt with the matter. In the event of dispute arising between the Chairman of the Board and the authority or body as to whether there was in fact an emergency the matter shall be referred to the Board, the decision of which shall be final. 5) The Chairman of the Board shall be responsible for the administration of the affairs of the Board in accordance with the Act*, the rules** and regulations made thereunder and shall give effect to the decisions of the Executive Council and other authorities or bodies of the Board which are not inconsistent with the provisions aforesaid. 6) It shall be lawful for the Chairman of the Board, as the principal executive officer, to regulate the work and conduct of the officers and members of the administrative and ministerial staff of the Board in accordance with the provisions of this Act*, and the rules** and regulations made there under. 7) Where any matter is required to be regulated by a regulation, the Chairman of the Board may, for the time being, regulate the matter by issuing such directives as he thinks necessary, and shall at the earliest opportunity thereafter, place them before the Executive council or other authority or body concerned for approval. 8) The Chairman of the Board shall exercise such other powers as may be prescribed. i) To sanction for payment, traveling allowance bill of the members of the Board and its committees, Boards of Studies and the Gazetted Officers in the Board’s Office; ii) Subject to the budget provisions sanctioned under sub-section (5) of the Section 39 of the Act*, to sanction the purchase or hire of stores, forms, stationery, furniture or other equipment required for the office of the Board, or to enter into a contract for the purposes of the Act* if the cost of each purchase or hire or the expenditure involved in a contract exceeds Rs.100/- but does not exceed Rs.500/-. iii) to write off irrecoverable sums due to in respect of stores, priced publications and unserviceable articles of dead-stock etc. provided that the amount of dues in each case does not exceed Rs.100/-.   1)a) to grant leave, leave other than special disability leave to the Secretary, and the joint and Assistant Secretaries of the Board; b) to grant leave including special disability leave to Non-Gazetted Officers and to staff working in the Board’s Office. 2) To appoint, promote, transfer, censure, fine or reduce any employee of the Board or withhold for a specified period an increment in salary due to him and in case of gross negligence, misconduct or inefficiency to hold or order the holding, by a competent officer an inquiry against any employee of the Board and to retire, remove or dismiss him from service, subject to the provisions of sub-section (1) of Section 41 of the Act* and the Rules** made thereunder; 3) to call for reports, returns and other information from the Director of Education and other officers of the Education Department as may be directed by the Board or its committees; 4) to decide doubtful cases of admission of candidates to the final examinations submitted by the Secretary; 5) to order the conduct of the final examination namely SSC Examination twice a year in the months of March and October and HSSC Examination once in a year in the month of March or April in conformity with the Rules** made therefore and to fix dates for holding the same.
2. Secretary 1)Next to the Chairman of the Board, the Secretary of the Board shall maintain control and discipline over all the employees of the Board. 2) The Secretary shall act as Secretary of the Board, the Executive Council, the Academic Council, the Examination Committee, the Finance Committee and the Recognition Committee, but he shall not be entitled to vote. 3)Subject to the control of the Executive Council, the Secretary shall have power to enter into agreements, sign documents and authenticate records on behalf of the Board. 4) He shall be the Custodian of the records, the common seal and such other property of the Board as the Executive Council may commit to his charge. 5) He shall keep the minutes of all meetings of the Board, the Executive Council, the Academic Council, the Examination Committee, the Finance Committee, the Recognition Committee and of such other committees and body where he may be directed to act as a Secretary by the Chairman of the Board. 6) The Secretary shall ensure, in accordance with the directions of the Chairman of the Board, the proper organisation and conduct of final examinations and other tests and declaration of results. 7) The Secretary shall exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed, or are required from time to time by the Executive Council or the Chairman of the Board. 8) The Government may appoint one or more Joint and Assistant Secretaries for the Board on the recommendation of the Board. Such Joint and Assistant Secretaries shall exercise such powers and duties as may be assigned to them by the secretary under the general or special orders of the Board. 9)When the office of the Secretary of the Board falls vacant, or when the Secretary is, by reason of illness, or absence or any other cause, unable to perform the duties of his office, such duties shall be performed by such person as the Chairman of the Board may appoint for the purpose from among the Joint Secretaries. i) to report to the Directorate of Accounts, Panaji, every case of loss of the Board’s property of a value exceeding Rs.200/-; ii) to function as Treasurer of the Board and to receive all fees and other dues payable to the Board and all sums intended for the Board and to credit all such moneys without delay, to the Board’s appropriate accounts in the Bank and to keep proper accounts of all sums received by him in this capacity as Secretary and of expenditure of all moneys of the Board for which such moneys have been granted or allotted; iii) to arrange for preparation and submission of annual, revised or supplementary budget estimates of the income and expenditure of the Board and the annual accounts of receipts and expenditure of the Board, in accordance with the provisions of the Act* and the Rules**. The Secretary shall exercise the following powers namely:- i) to sign pay bills of the employees of the Board, working in his office and to pass for payment all traveling allowances bills, other than those of the members of the Board, its committees and Gazetted Officers of the Board working in the Board’s office. ii) to grant leave other than special disability leave to the class IV servants of the Board working in Board’s office and to appoint substitutes in their place; iii) subject to the budget provision sanctioned under sub-section (5) of section 39 of the Act* to sanction the purchase of hire of store, forms stationery furniture and other equipment required for the Board’s office or to enter into contract for the purpose of the Act*, if the cost of each such purchase or hire or the expenditure involved in a contract does not exceed Rs.100/-. iv) to supply on request, free of charge, priced publication of the Board for official use, to Government and semi-Government bodies and to Universities or educational or public bodies and to eminent visitors to the Board’s office; v) to supervise control and co-ordinate the work of his subordinate officers and staff in the Board’s office; vi) to determine and assign the duties to be performed and powers to be exercised by the Joint Secretary and the Assistant Secretary in the Board’s office, under general or special orders of the Chairman; vii) to make all necessary arrangements for the conduct of final examinations to be held by the Board, in accordance with the directions of the Executive council, Examination Committee and the Chairman; viii)to arrange for the tabulation of the marks in various subjects and the preparation of result sheets of the final examinations conducted by the Board; ix) to issue on behalf of the Board, certificates (in the form prescribed by the Board) of having passed the Board’s Examinations, to successful candidates; x) to furnish the Education Department, annually, with a list of schools recognized by the Board, specifying the period and subject or subjects in which recognition has been granted; xi) to decide cases of admission of candidates to the final Examinations conducted by the Board; xii) to submit to the Chairman doubtful cases of admission to the candidates to the final examination for decision.   Subject to the provisions of the Act* and the Rules** and under overall control of the Chairman, the Secretary shall also perform the following duties and function:- i) As the custodian of the common seal, building, records, liberty and such other properties, movable and immovable vesting in, held by or under the control of the Board to arrange for the maintenance of a proper inventory and ensure proper care and up-keep of the same; ii) to conduct all correspondence of the Board under the authority of the Chairman; iii) to arrange for the preparation, printing and publications of the annual report of the Board; iv) to supervise the Board’s library and forward to convenors of the Boards of Studies books received from the Department or from the authors or publishers and at the request of the convenors, circulate the same among the members of the Board of Studies; v) to issue prospectus or circulars, notices, etc. relating to curriculum and text-books prescribed or sanctioned for the Examination held under the authority of the Board.
1. Establishment Section & Accounts Section
Joint Secretary
  • Distribution and allotment of the work of the section to the staff.
  • Overall supervision of the proper functioning of the section including regularity and punctuality.
  • Check and review timely disposal of correspondence.
  • Calling for and submission of required information.
  • Recommend the requisitions of the section.
  • Any other assignment given by superiors.
  • Examination duty as and when required.
  • Overall incharge of the section.
     
2. Accountant
  • Budget
  • Audit
     
  Academic Section, Vocational Section & Research Cell        
1. Joint Secretary
  • Distribution and allotment of the work of the section to the staff
  • Overall supervision of the proper functioning of the section including regularity and punctuality
  • Check and review timely disposal of correspondence
  • Calling for and submission of required information
  • Recommend the requisitions of the section
  • Any other assignment given by superiors
  • Examination duty as and when required
     
2. Research Officer
  • Supervision and overall control of the section.
  • Planning and co-ordinating the work of the Section
  • Distribution and allotment of the work of section to the staff
  • Overall supervision of the proper functioning of the section including regularity and punctuality
  • Check and review timely disposal of correspondence
  • Calling for and submission of required information
  • Recommend the requisitions of the section
  • Any other assignment given by superiors
  • Examination duty as and when required
     
  Examination Section SSC        
1. Assistant Secretary
  • Distribution and allotment of the work of the section to the staff
  • Overall supervision of the proper functioning of the section including regularity and punctuality
  • Check and review timely disposal of correspondence
  • Calling for and submission of required information
  • Recommend the requisitions of the section
  • Any other assignment given by superiors
  • Examination duty as and when required
     
  Computer Section        
1. Computer Programmer
  • Overall Incharge; Supervision of the functioning of the section
  • Attending to correspondence of the section
  • Review of weekly/daily work of the section
  • Submit required reports
  • Seek required information
  • Recommend requisition of the section
  • Check timely disposal of correspondence