The pre-examination counseling for students and parents will begin from the 1 February and will continue up to 22 April. This is the 19th consecutive year that CBSE will provide psychological counseling services to students at the time of preparation as well as during the examinations to overcome exam-related stress.
The CBSE annual counseling is an outreach program which is carefully designed keeping the heterogeneity of students’ population and geographical spread. Multiple modes of communication such as telephonic counseling, Question Answer columns in newspapers and online counseling through CBSE website are used to reach out to more and more examinees during this phase.
CBSE Tele-Counseling: It is offered by Principals and trained counselors from within CBSE affiliated schools located in and outside India. It is a voluntary, free of cost service provided by the participants.
This year 76 principals, trained counselors from CBSE affiliated government and private schools and few psychologists will participate in Tele-Counseling and address exam related psychological problems of the students. 60 of them are available in India while 16 are located in Nepal, Japan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Jeddah, Sultnate of Oman, Al Khobar), UAE (Sharjah, Dubai, Ras Al-Khaimah) and Kuwait.
The details are as mentioned here:
T. Premkumar, Principal of Indian Educational School, Safat, Kuwait
Available from 8 pm to 10 pm
Counseling for Differently Abled Children
For the seventh year CBSE has arranged to provide counseling to differently abled children to take care of the needs and anxiety of special children.
CBSE experts will answer queries of students through weekly Question Answer columns to be published in major national newspapers during the month of February.
For Online counseling, contact email addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com for assistance.
Information related to examinations and techniques to cope with exam related anxiety is also provided at the CBSE website www.cbse.nic.in through micro link Helpline.