CBSE pre-exam counselling begins
India’s Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has informed that it is providing free of cost pre-examination psychological counselling to the students appearing for classes X and XII examinations in 2020.
The sessions that began on February 1 will continue till March 31.
Rama Sharma, head, media and public relations, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi said that the special facility is designed as part of the board’s outreach programme which caters to the heterogeneous students’ and parents’ population and vast geographical network of schools in and outside India.
The multiple modes of CBSE Counselling 2020 will have various facilities such as Tele-counselling (in and outside India), Interactive Voice Response Sys
tem (IVRS), Question-Answer columns, Audio-Visual Content and Social Media.
CBSE had introduced IVRS last year for the first time and looking at the advantages, this facility has been strengthened with updated FAQs and information regarding the Board this year which is accessible from India. Students, parents, stakeholders can listen to pre-recorded useful information on tackling board exams including tips for better preparation, time and stress management, important contact details of CBSE offices and fre
quently asked questions etc.
It is a free-of-charge service provided by the board from 8am to 10pm on all days.
Five counsellors have been designated by the CBSE at Indian School Muscat for counselling via helplines.
Public can access a comprehensive audio-visual presentation under the title ‘Knowing Children Better’ at www.cbse.nic.in by clicking on the tab ‘Counselling’. Details regarding the session are also available on CBSE’s Facebook page.