Courses

Overview

DIKSHA courses are created by course creators or mentors and can be viewed by both anonymous users and signed-in users. An anonymous user can only open and view the structure of the course on the DIKSHA portal while a signed-in user can also join a course. Guidelines to join a course vary for each course and depend on the discretion of the creator or mentor.

Prerequisites

Step Screen
1. You have logged-in
2. You have tapped on the courses tab

Anonymous User

An anonymous user can use the DIKSHA to:

  • Select a preferred language
  • Search and explore courses
  • View the course structure

Selecting Language

Step Screen
1. Click the Select Language drop-down icon to select a preferred language from among the following languages:
- English
- Hindi
- Marathi
- Tamil
- Telugu
- Kannada
- Bengali
- Urdu
- Assamese
- Gujarati
- Odiya
- Punjabi

Searching and Exploring Courses

On DIKSHA you can search for courses using:

  • Course name
  • QR codes
  • Filter options
Step Screen
Using Course Name
1. Enter a course name in the search bar
2. Press Enter or click the Search icon to search for the course
The specified course is displayed as a search result
Using QR Codes
1. Click the Enter QR Code button. The Explore Content on DIKSHA window is displayed
2. Enter the QR code of the course which you would like to search for
3. Click Submit
The specified course is displayed as a search result
Using Filter Options
You can refine your search using different filters to get more accurate results
1. Click Topics. For details, refer Selecting Topics
2. Select Purpose
3. Select Medium
4. Select Class
5. Select Subject
6. Select Organization
7. Click Submit. The search results are displayed
8. Click Reset to reset the filters, if required
Using Textbook Publisher name
1. CLick the drop down menu and you can search content by different publishers
Note: Only channels where publisher option is configured can use this option

Viewing Course Details

After you search for the course, click on course card to open the course.

Step Screen
Course Specific Details
The following details about the course are displayed on the centre pane:
1. Course Title
2. Rating assigned to the course
3. Information about the course
4. Course Modules display the table of contents
5. Click the (v) or (^) icon to expand or collapse the folder
6. Click the Start button to start viewing the course contents
Note: Anonymous users can only view the table of contents of the course. To start viewing the course contents, have to log in. A pop-up window is displayed with a message "Login to join this course"
Sharing, Copying, and Resuming a Course
1. Click the Share icon. The link is displayed in a pop-up screen. You can paste the link on any medium such as email or as a message to share it with others.
2. Click Resume Course to restart the course from the last time you stopped viewing it.
Batch Details
1. The ongoing batches for the course are displayed here
2. Click Join course to register for the course. For details, refer Join course
3. The list of content types in the course is displayed here, for example, pdf, video
Licence and Credits Details
1. Displays the names of the creators, contributors, and the publisher
2. Displays the creation and updation date
3. Displays the License Terms
Credit details are displayed when the course is copied from any other content
1. Click Credits to view details of the course
2. Displays the copyright details of the course
3. Displays the Attribution details of the course
4. Displays the following other information about the course:
a. Name of original Content
b. Author of Source Content
c. License Terms
d. Published on DIKSHA by

Viewing Certificate Criteria

Course creator attaches certificate in their course, these certificates are issued to the user once they complete the course. The certficates can be allocated based on criteria which a user has to fulfill. A user can view whether they will be issued an certificate, or the type of certificate after completing the course. This section is displayed with the courses that have certificates attached.

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Sharing a course

Courses can be shared without enrolling for that particular course. But you can consume the course only after enrolling.

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Signed in user

A signed in user can perform more activities than an anonymous user. Any registered user can enrol in a course which is open for enrolment in the course for which they are invited.

Join a Course

You can take up a course by enrolling for it. For details, refer Join course