February 1, 2019, 1:07 pm
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has started Pre-Examination psychological counselling for students and parents to overcome exam-related stress from today.
The Psychological counselling will begin from the 1st of February, at the time of preparation and during the examinations up to 4th April, 2019 to help students overcome exam related anxiety and will be available between 8 am to 10 pm on all day.
The 22nd psychological counselling service provided by CBSE, focusing on resolving issues related to exam stress.
Toll free helpline number 1800118004 which will be available to students in India and abroad. It would work 24X7 and is expected to resolve exam-related issues of board exam students.
CBSE Tele-Counselling is offered by Principals and trained counsellors from within CBSE affiliated schools located in and outside India It is a voluntary, free of cost service provided by the participants.
The students/parents/stakeholders can obtain pre-recorded useful information on tackling board exams which includes tips for better preparation, time and stress management, FAQ’s along with live telecounselling services.
A total of 87 counsellors comprising 65 from India, two special educators and 22 from foreign schools.
Moreover, a comprehensive audio-visual presentation titled ‘Knowing Children Better’ has been prepared and uploaded on CBSE website. The various topics deal with real time experiences and problems of adolescents with suggestive measures as coping strategies.
CBSE experts will answer queries of students through weekly question-Answer columns to be published in major national newspapers during the month of February.
On-Line Counselling will be available at [email protected]