News : CBSE Offers Tele-counselling for Post Results Guidance
May 27, 2014 -- The CBSE Class 12th results are out for the southern regions – Chennai and Trivandrum. The remaining results are expected on May 27 and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has begun counselling for post results guidance. The students can call up the centres for the counselling and advice.
This is the 17th consecutive year that the education board is giving doing career counselling programme. The objective of the counselling is to help answer the queries of students and parents, and to overcome common psychological problems faced by them. The counselling programme is designed after considering the heterogeneity of student population and geographical spread.
The second stage of counselling by the Board of Education for public and private schools, under the Union Government of India had started on May 20. It will go on till June 10 and are held on all working days from 8 am to 10 pm.
In the second chapter of CBSE counselling, 54 experts including Principals, trained counsellors from CBSE affiliated schools and few psychologists will be available for Tele-Counselling and advice for the students. According to the education boards’ website, the tele-counsellors include 44 counsellors from India and 10 counsellors from abroad (from countries including, Nepal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Dammam, Jeddah), U.A.E (Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah), Sultanate of Oman and Kuwait.
The tele-counselling service is a Centralized Access System (CAS), which almost functions like call centre. A toll free number is provided by the board to get in touch with operator for general queries related to result or with counsellors for one to one telephonic counselling. You can avail the service between 8 am and 10 pm.
Besides career counselling programme, the education board has introduced counselling facility for Specially Abled Children keeping in mind their special needs and anxiety with regard to the exam result.
For additional help regarding post-result declaration issues, students can also visit the CBSE official website. The website also provides the help and techniques related to anxiety.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Thursday, May 29, 2014