CBSE starts helpline for students for psychological counselling

April 5, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE on Thursday said it has launched a helpline for Class X and XII students to provide psychological counselling to deal with exam related stress.

The counselling facility is offered by toll free numbers accessible from any part of the country and students can dial a toll free number 1800118004, it said.

"The students are connected to the principals or the counsellors in case of exam related anxiety or stress. This is strengthened by providing services through Question-Answer columns in Hindi and English National dailies, On-Line counselling and through information on the CBSE Website," it said.

The CBSE started the counselling services this year on February 1 during exams.