The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has started the pre-exam psychological counselling for students sitting for the Grade 10 and 12 board exam this year from today till April 13. The counselling is available for the students in the Middle East and other countries, including Singapore.
Students can avail pre-exam counselling as well as sessions after the exam to overcome exam-related stress, according to a press statement issued by CBSE.
To address the exam-related stress of the students, principals and trained counsellors from CBSE affiliated schools located in and outside India will provide tele-counselling for free.
About 91 principals, trained counsellors, psychologists and special educators will participate in the process. 71 of them are available in India while 20 are located in Singapore, UAE (Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al-Khaimah), Nepal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Al-Khobar), Sultanate of Oman, Kuwait, Qatar and Japan.
Toll free number 1800 11 8004 can be dialled from any part of the country to access the helpline. The tele helpline will be operational from February 1 to April 13 from 8 am to 10 pm.
Students can also write to firstname.lastname@example.org or check the CBSE website for details.