The CBSE has been providing such counselling for 12 years. It will be on till June 3. Principals and trained counsellors numbering 37 from CBSE-affiliated schools, psychologists and social scientists are operating the helpline individually from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in four time-slots. They are located in 18 centres including Delhi, Noida, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Bhopal, Nagpur, Bangalore and Guwahati. There are three centres in Dubai, Doha-Qatar and Kuwait. Tele-counselling will be provided by individual volunteers free of cost.
May 21, 2009
The Central Board of Secondary Education on Wednesday launched psychological counselling for students through a tele-helpline, an Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) and its website, as it announced Class XII results for certain regions.
CBSE is also providing tele-counselling through IVRS mode for the fifth consecutive year. Information and techniques to cope with anxiety are provided at the website www.cbse.nic.in.