Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has launched a helpline for Class X and XII during May-June at the time of declaration of results. It will provide psychological counselling to students to deal with examination related stress.
The counselling facility is offered through toll free numbers accessible from any part of the country. Students can dial a toll free number 1XXX XX 8004. The students are connected to the principals or the counsellors in case of exam related anxiety or stress. This is also strengthened by providing services through Question-Answer Columns in Hindi and English National Dailies, On-Line Counselling and through information on the CBSE Website.
This year the counselling services were started on 1st of February during exams.
RNM: DS: CBSE (4.4.2013)