The assessment is conducted by the selected committees consisting of proficient professional engineers of Bangladesh from different engineering disciplines under the supervision and directions of the independent Board of Certification.The functions of the BPERB include:
- Registration of those Professional Engineers who are so qualified as per requisites set by BPERB
- Suspension, cancellation or restoration of such registration, in accordance with the provisions set by BPERB
- Maintain a Register for Professional Engineers and publish a list of Registered Professional Engineers of Bangladesh.
BPERB is also engaged to enable the recognition of the expertise of the engineers of Bangladesh and their mobility at the international arena as demand by the WTO/GATS agreement. This will have the effect of removing barriers to the free movement of professional engineering services between nations, provided the professional engineers meet certain agreed International Standard.