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CBSE to provide counselling, help students with exam-related stress

The sessions will begin on February 9 and go on till April 29.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh |
February 7, 2017 6:23:00 am
CBSE, CBSE board CBSE result, CBSE open book exam, open book exam, CBSE exams, CBSE class 9, CBSE class 11, education news, indian express news The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will provide psychological counselling services to students during examinations and preparation time to overcome exam-related stress. (Representational Image)

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will provide psychological counselling services to students during examinations and preparation time to overcome exam-related stress. The pre-examination psychological counselling, which is in its 20th year, will begin on February 9 and go on till April 29.

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The CBSE annual counselling is an outreach programme which caters to the heterogeneous student population and vast geographical network of schools. 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. This year, at least 90 principals, trained counsellors from CBS- affiliated government and private schools, psychologists and special educators will participate in tele-counselling and address exam-related psychological problems of students.

For centralised toll free access in India, students can dial 1800-11-8004. While general queries will be answered by the operators, students will be connected to the principals or counsellors in case of exam-related anxiety or stress.

The tele helpline will be operational from 8 am to 10 pm from February 9 to April 29 on all days. Meanwhile, special educators are participating to take care issues raised by differently abled students.

According to sources, online counselling will be available at cecbse@gmail.com. The CBSE website will also advise students on ways to to cope with exam-related anxiety.

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