- To give proficient guidance to the Government of India, and to the States, with respect to legitimate improvement of Open and Distance Learning framework at school level in light of solicitations from the concerned Government.
- To create require based Academic and Vocational Education Programs for job and long lasting learning up to pre-degree level.
- To accomplish brilliance in creating quality Open and Distance Learning educational program and courseware for learners.
- To certify foundations for creating viable learner emotionally supportive network to encourage picking up learning up to pre-degree level.
- To reinforce the Open and Distance Learning framework through Research and Development exercises.
- To advance open tutoring at national and worldwide level by systems administration, limit building, sharing of assets and quality affirmation.
To make strides for creating system gets ready for advancing and up scaling the Open Schooling program in India;
- To give specialized and money related support to State Governments in India for setting up and up scaling of State Open Schools (SOSs);
- To create required activity anticipate making training fair and comprehensive for the underestimated and impeded gatherings like young lady/ladies, minorities, in an unexpected way capable (physically and slow-witted) and so forth.;
- To offer a wide range of courses of study all in all, professional and proceeding with training and life improvement courses up to pre-degree level;
- To create require based Curricula and Self Learning Materials for (I) Open Basic Education (OBE), (II) Secondary and Sr Secondary Education, and Vocational Education and Training (VET) Programs with concentrate on ability advancement;
- To create multi-media and multi-channel conveyance modes for compelling exchange of courseware to bolster courses and projects;
- To give viable understudy bolster administrations to encouraging learners by setting up study focuses in offices, associations and organizations in India abroad;
- To direct examinations and issue authentications to effective learners;
- To band together with National Literacy Mission under the Equivalency Program for giving training/accreditation to neo-literates;
- To advance nature of learning in ODL through Monitoring, Supervision and Evaluation, keeping up identicalness of norms with the formal training framework, while holding its own particular unmistakable character;
To attempt research, advancement and improvement exercises in the zone of Open Schooling and spread the discoveries to all partners;
- To build up an information base on Open Schooling;
- To go about as Resource Organization and Capacity Building Center in open tutoring at national and in addition worldwide level;
- To join forces with Government plans and projects at school division for accomplishing the national objectives and destinations;