As lakhs of students across the state get set to take the HSC board exams starting on Tuesday , counsellors are working overtime to help them beyond the academics. Mental health experts have just one advice for the students: Relax.
On February 28, nearly 3.4 lakh students in Mumbai division, which also includes Thane, Raigad and Palghar, will appear for English paper. The board has set up 10 counselling helplines that have been ringing constantly over the past few days. Similarly , iCALL, a helpline of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), has been receiving 75 to 100 calls every day .