The most stressful time of the year is the exam time and many students get tensed at these days. This makes them hard to focus. Considering this, Karnataka Board opens helpline for stressed SSLC exam candidates with consellors
The exam starts on March 28,2014 and the department in order to handle stress and exam phobia has started a helpline for students to consult subject experts and counsellors.
The helpline numbers 080-23310075 and 080-23310076 will be functional between 10.15am and 5pm from March 11-March 27, that is till the day before the exam starts. The timings will change from 9am to 2pm from March 28 to April 9. They will later be extended to evenings for students’ convenience. Last year, the helpline received over 4,000 calls.
Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board conducts supplementary examinations in June for those students who were not able to clear all their subjects in the March/April examination. This process enables the students to join further studies from July itself, instead of having to lose an entire year. Students are allowed a total of six attempts to clear their SSLC examination.
Established in 1966, KSEEB is prevalent in a total of 32 districts within the state.