New Delhi, Jan 31(Agencies): CBSE will begin the pre-exam counseling process from Tuesday for the next two and half months, to help students overcome their exam-related stress.

This year, 49 principals and trained counsellors from CBSE-affiliated government and private schools besides a few psychologists will participate in tele-counseling and address
exam-related psychological problems of the students, said a CBSE official.

While 44 of them are available in India, the rest four would operate in Dubai, Doha, Kuwait and Japan where it is being opened for the first time, said the official.

The class XII and class X board exams would begin from March 1.