From today (Feb 1) onwards, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will provide online counselling and through telephone & newspapers to students appearing for boards examination to help them overcome exam-related stress. The pre-examination CBSE online counselling for students and parents will begin from February 1 and will continue up to April 22.
According to a statement released by CBSE, this year 76 principals, trained counsellors and psychologists will involve themselves in tele-counselling to deal with the exam-related psychological problems of the students. There are about 60 counsellors in India, and 16 are located in Nepal, Japan, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait.
In case of exam-related anxiety, stress or other queries, students of Class 10 and Class 12 across India can reach out to the CBSE helpline at 1800 11 8004. For online advice, students can contact email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, while information about techniques to cope with exam-related anxiety is also provided at through its website.
In this month, CBSE experts will also answer queries of students through weekly ‘Question Answer’ columns in major national newspapers.
CBSE is the only board in the country which provides psychological counselling to the class X and XII examinees via multiple modes, such as Tele-counselling, Question Answer Columns in national newspapers, online counselling with CBSE officers.
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