Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing (DIKSHA): DIKSHA, an MHRD initiative has been adopted widely by 35 States/UTs and CBSE for enriched teaching and learning experiences. DIKSHA’s free mobile application can be downloaded on Google Play Store (Android Phones) or Page 6 of 10 DIKSHA website can be accessed through the following URL: https://diksha.gov.in.
DIKSHA hosts more than 80,000 curriculum-linked and curated content pieces in 15 languages (mediums of instruction). The wide range of educational material includes explanation videos, experiential content, activities, quizzes, interactive games, lesson plans and worksheets all of which creates an engaging learning experience.
Following content on DIKSHA will be useful for students/teachers of CBSE affiliated schools:
• Content for grades 6 to 10 : DIKSHA has content for Grades 6 to 10 across subjects aligned to NCERT and CBSE, and more content is being uploaded across all grades & subjects within the coming few weeks. Content aligned to CBSE board can be accessed through the following URL: https://diksha.gov.in/cbse. The CBSE board aligned content has been systematically organized as per the NCERT textbooks table of contents.
• Creative and Critical Thinking (CCT) questions : CCT items on Reading, Mathematics and Science Literacy are uploaded on a weekly basis on DIKSHA for
students of classes VII-X. New questions for CCT practice are uploaded every Monday and answers are shared by Thursday, hence it provides a good opportunity to build critical thinking skills amongst students. The CCT questions and solutions can be accessed through the following URL:https://diksha.gov.in/resources/play/collection/do_31290608850520473612338?contentType=TextBook.
Given the success of this program, it will soon be extended to other grades.
• Question Bank : For practice by students of class X, this bank is also available and can be accessed using the following URL: http://cbseacademic.nic.in/revision10.html
• e-Pathshala and NROER content is now also available on DIKSHA.