As an autonomous organization established under Ministry of Education of Nepal, Board works to establish pro-poor targeting method for scholarship distribution in Nepalese education system so that opportunity of students from poor and disadvantage groups to obtain higher secondary and higher education can be ensured. It has, mainly, following objectives:
a) Select students at grades 11-12(Science) and bachelors level through poverty targeted (Proxy Means Testing) method;
b) Distribution of stipend; and
c) Generate Trust Fund.