CBSE helps students, parents deal with exam-related stress

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) offers counselling services to students and parents of CBSE-affiliated schools to help them deal with examination and result related stress.

IANS| Updated: Mar 04, 2015, 23:07 PM IST

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) offers counselling services to students and parents of CBSE-affiliated schools to help them deal with examination and result related stress.

The service is a community outreach programme provided free of cost through telephonic counselling, online counselling and question answer columns in national newspapers, according to a written reply to the Lok Sabha by Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani.

The tele-counselling is provided by the principals and trained school counsellors at the time of preparation of examinations during February-April and declaration of results during May-June.

Students and parents can dial a toll free number from any part of the country which gives centralised access to the CBSE helpline.