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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

DIKSHA - Platform for School Education | DIKSHA e-learning Portal: Know Enrollment, Courses, and Curriculum

Study at Home through DIKSHA portal - Amid the spread of COVID-19 pendamic, a national lockdown has been announced by the Honb. Prime Minister of India, who has requested all the citizens to cooperate and stay at home to curb the spread of Corona Virus. 

During the turbulent times when the students are missing out on studies, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) in association with National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) have launched an initiative in the domain of digital learning, named, DIKSHA. The aim of this initiative is to help teachers and the students to continue their studies as usual, however, through different mode.

DIKSHA is India's national digital infrastructure for school education

The DIKSHA platform offers teachers, students and parents engaging learning material relevant to the prescribed school curriculum. Teachers have access to aids like lesson plans, worksheets and activities, to create enjoyable classroom experiences. 

Students understand concepts, revise lessons and do practice exercises. Parents can follow classroom activities and clear doubts outside school hours.

App important points 
 Explore interactive material created by teachers and the best Indian content creators for teachers and students in India. By India, for India!

Scan QR codes from textbooks and find additional learning material associated with the topic

 Store and share content offline, even without Internet connectivity

Find lessons and worksheets relevant to what is taught in the school classroom 

Experience the app in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Urdu with additional Indian languages coming soon!

Supports multiple content formats like Video, PDF, HTML, ePub, H5P, Quizzes - and more formats coming soon!

Advantages for teachers
 Find interactive and engaging teaching material to make your class interesting

See and share best practices with other teachers to explain difficult concepts to students

Join courses to further your professional development and earn badges and certificates on completion

View your teaching history across your career as a school teacher

 Receive official announcements from the state department

Conduct digital assessments to check your students’ understanding of a topic that you have taught

Advantages for students and parents

 Scan QR codes in your textbook for easy access to the associated lessons on the platform

Revise lessons that you learnt in class 

 Find additional material around topics that are difficult to understand

Practice solving problems and get immediate feedback on whether the answer is correct or not.

Want to create content for DIKSHA?

Help teachers deliver concepts in an easy and engaging manner 

 Help students learn better in and outside class.

Get involved in providing students with high quality learning material, irrespective of where they study

 If you wish to be a part of this movement, visit the VidyaDaan portal using

This initiative is supported by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) and led by the National Council Of Educational Research And Training (NCERT) in India.

DIKSHA - National Digital Infrastructure for Teachers and students is a customizable platform which is currently being used by teachers (from both government and private institutions) across the nation for all the standards to help the students learn several concepts. The portal is accessible in many languages for easy understandability of the user.

QR Code

DIKSHA - National Digital Infrastructure for Teachers and students can be accessed after scanning the QR code provided in their NCERT books. After scanning the QR code, the portal will come up with suggestions and topics that you want to study.


The portal would first ask for the location to which you belong. For example, you choose Delhi as an option, it would further ask you to choose ‘sub-location’ means in which locality of Delhi you reside. Accordingly, it will show you the courses that are going on in that region from which you can choose the desired course as per your skill set.

Class Based

DIKSHA portal requires a user to choose the class whose study material has to be accessed. Click on the standard whose study material you wish to access and enter SUBMIT button.

DIKSHA Mobile App
DIKSHA portal is an advanced platform that is available for the android and iOS users also. You can download DIKSHA app from Google Play Store. The mobile app is available for not just teachers but also for the students and parents. The app is loaded with engaging learning material that fits the needs of prescribed school curriculum.

How Teachers will benefit?
DIKSHA - National Digital Infrastructure for Teachers is also available in the form of mobile app. It is loaded with lesson plans, worksheets and activities, to create enjoyable classroom experiences.

How Students will benefit?
Students having access to DIKSHA app will be able to understand concepts in easy and interactive manner. There are features through which lessons can be revised. The app also facilitates the students to test his/her learning through self-assessment practice exercises.

How Parents will benefit?
Parents having access to DIKSHA app in their mobiles can follow classroom activities and clear doubts outside school hours. It is a comprehensive platform for hassle free interaction of all the stakeholders involved.

DIKSHA - Platform for School Education | DIKSHA e-learning Portal: Know Enrollment, Courses, and Curriculum

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