The Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE’s 23rd Edition of Pre-exam Psychological Counselling started on February 01, 2020 (Saturday). CBSE organized this session particularly for the students who are going appear for the Class 10 and 12 board exams this year. By this counselling program, class 10, 12 students and their parents will get to know how to deal with anxiety and stress during exams.
This 23rd edition of psychological counselling is also using social media platforms to connect with the students proactively. The Counselling will keep going up till March 30, 2020, that would be straight ahead of the board examinations, a senior official of the Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) said.
Where Class 10 and Class 12 CBSE Board Exams will start from February 15, 2020, and end on March 20, 2020, for Class 10 and March 30, 2020, for Class 12. Just refer to detailed info of CBSE Class 10 & 12 Date Sheet 2020 from here.
“This special facility is designed as part of the board’s outreach program which caters to the heterogeneous students’ and parent’s population and vast geographical network of schools in and outside India,” said by CBSE in the released notification.
Well, 95 Principals and trained counsellors from CBSE schools in India and abroad have been engaging in this project. And students, you can get this service opportunity from 8 AM to 10 PM on all days.
Programs under 23rd Edition of Psychological Conselling
IVRS: Interactive Voice Response Service is created freely by using Toll-free number 1800 11 8004. Basically, this service was established by CBSE last year, 2019. CBSE Class 10 and 12 Students can take advantage of pre-recorded useful information on tackling board examinations include tips for better preparation, stress and time management, FAQs, Essential contact details of CBSE offices, and more.
How IVRS Works?
The CBSE board has joined 95 principals and trained counsellors from all its affiliated schools located in and outside India to give replies for students & parents raised queries. “This counselling is voluntary and free of cost service offered by the CBSE Board from 8 AM to 10 PM till March 30, 2020. Available principles/consellors are from India and nine other countries like Japan, USA, Kuwait, Kingdom of Saudi, Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Nepal, Singapore, and the Sultanate of Oman.
— CBSE HQ (@cbseindia29) February 1, 2020
Questions asked by students will be answered by participated CBSE experts and published in the national newspapers throughout the month of February & March.
CBSE has introduced the extensive audio-visual presentation under the title ‘Knowing Children Better’ @ cbse.nic.in by selecting the ‘Counselling’ tab and also students can watch videos on a number of issues related topics such as Depression, Aggression, Specific Learning Disability, Internet Addiction Disorder, Exam Anxiety, Substance Use Disorder & Life Skills.
Moreover, CBSE board also utilizing Youtube and Facebook platforms to promote good practices and share necessary messages and videos along with Tips and FAQs to connect with the students in a proactive manner. So, the board advises students to be connected with CBSE by using their social media accounts.