Stress soars as students get ready for board exams

Staff Reporter
Raipur, Mar 04: Like every year students preparing for Class 10th and Class 12th examinations are in the grip of examination fever as the time for board examinations has finally arrived. Class 10th and Class 12th board examinations under Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE) are beginning on 5th March and 7th March respectively and concluding on 28th March and 2nd April respectively.
Stress and anxiety seem to be the common problem experienced by a majority of students. Expectations from parents to perform well in examinations further compound the problem. However, the level of stress is less among students who focused on their study throughout the year.
Many students are resorting to different ways to relieve themselves off stress. Some are practicing yoga and meditation to become de-stressed and enhance their focus on study during this crucial time while others are seeing psychologists to overcome examination fear. Some others are playing games, watching TV or listening to music to relax their mind.
According to CGBSE Deputy Secretary Sanjay Sharma in a bid to help students get rid of stress during examination CGBSE has been conducting counseling session since 19th February. Psychiatrists Dr Sonia Parial from Raipur and Dr Pramod Dubey from Durg have been rendering their services in the counseling sessions from CGBSE office. They gave important tips to students through telephonic conversation to relieve off stress during examination. From Sunday (4th March) onwards subject experts have started answering to the queries of the students pertaining to their subjects in the counseling sessions, Sharma said.
As many as 6 lakh 70 thousand 971 students are appearing in Class 10th and Class 12th examinations. Out of 2158 examination centres which have been opened across the state for both the examinations, 83 are considered sensitive and 52 hyper sensitive. Janjgir-Champa district alone accounts for highest 23 hypersensitive examination centres while Jashpur has 17 hyper sensitive centres and Bastar has 15 centres which have been considered hyper sensitive.
Considering increase in number of students for examinations this year, 14 sub centres have been opened in 9 districts. According to information available 3 lakh 96 thousand 284 students are appearing in Class 10th examination which is beginning with Mathematics paper on 5th March. Similarly 2 lakh 72 thousand 826 students are appearing in Class 12th examination with Environment as first paper. Under professional education 1859 students are appearing in both the examinations.

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