"SSSE" stands for Senior Secondary School Examination (Intermediate-i.e. XIIth Class). The examinations are conducted twice in a year in accordance with the syllabi prescribed by the Board. After passing the examination, a certificate of qualification is awarded by the Board. Eligibility Criteria In the Secondary/SR. Secondary school certificate course those who have completed 16 years of age as on 1st August of the year in which admission is sought for after qualifying in the entrance test prescribed to pursue senior/ higher secondary courses under the open distance learning mode.