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DIKSHA Mobile App

Overview

You can download the DIKSHA Mobile App to explore its out-of-box functionality and features. You can consume content created and maintained by your organization by using the app on your mobile device. In case of DIKSHA mobile app, the content available is maintained and kept in the DIKSHA repository.

DIKSHA mobile app allows users to:

  • Sign in with registered credentials
  • Use the app as a Guest or anonymous user
  • Consume content in Online or Offline mode
  • Search content from the content repository, when Online
  • Search content downloaded on a mobile device, when offline
  • Scan a QR code or enter the DIAL code from textbooks to access associated content
  • Download content from the repository, when Online
  • Enroll in available courses
  • Take up assigned courses
  • Browse and view resources from the content library
  • Create and update user profile
  • Share content with other users
  • View and rate the content

The app is supported in the following languages:

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Marathi
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

Prerequisites

  • A mobile device with Android OS 5.0 and above
  • Access to the Play store to download and install the Diksha Mobile App

Downloading and Installing DIKSHA App

Step Screen
1. Search DIKSHA NCTE on your google play store
2. Tap Install
1. Tap Open after the app is downloaded
Granting Access Permission
1. Tap Allow to provide access to the following data:
  • Access Photo, Media and files
  • Access to record audio
  • Take picture and record videos
  • Selecting Display Language for Sunbird Mobile App

    As a Sunbird app user, you must set the display language for your app.

    Step Screen
    To select the display language:
    1. Select a language from the language list
    2. Tap Continue
    Note: If you tap the Continue button without selecting a language, a message, Please select a language is displayed

    Selecting a User Profile

    You can browse the DIKSHA mobile app as an anonymous user; the app displays curated content based on the user profile selected

    Step Screen
    To select the user profile
    1. Select from the following list:
     a)Student
     b)Teacher
    2. Tap Continue As Student or Continue As Teacher
    3. The Scan QR Code Page is displayed
    4. Scan the QR code. To know more refer Scanning QR Codes
    5. Tap Skip to continue browsing through DIKSHA app

    Upgrading DIKSHA Mobile App

    When there is any new release version of DIKSHA app, users are notified of the release through a pop-up message in the app. For better user experience, the user is advised to update the app. Based on organizational requirements, administrators can configure a forced or an optional upgrade of the app and the users are notified of the same through a pop-up message.

    Step Screen
    1. In case of an optional update, the pop-up screen displays the Update Now and Update Later buttons.
    a) To update the app, tap the Update Now button.
    It directs you to the play store. Tap the Upgrade App button on Playstore; a new version of the app is launched.
    b) To update the app later, tap the Update Later button. The pop-up screen disappears
    2. In case of a force update, the pop-up screen displays only the Update Now button.
    To update the app, tap the Update Now button.
    It directs you to the play store. Tap Upgrade App; the latest version of the app is launched

    Signing In

    The Sign In feature allows authorized users to access content using the app. Using this feature, it is possible to differentiate content for different user types. For example, anonymous or guest users can view only a limited number of courses and resources, while registered users have access to all content available in the Library.

    Step Screen
    Sign in to DIKSHA mobile app using your registered credentials
    1. Sign in using either: registered Username, Email ID or Phone number
    2. Enter Password
    3. Tap Sign In
    4. If you have forgotten your password, tap Forgot?
    For details on recovering password, refer Recovering Password
    5. Alternatively, you can sign in on DIKSHA app using your
     a. Sign in with Google
     b. Sign in with State System
    On successfully logging in, a pop-up window is displayed
    6. Select the following from the respective drop-down menus to help you discover content relevant to you:
     a. Board
     b. Medium
     c. Class
    7. Tap Finish to complete updating the profile. The library page appears which lists the available courses based on the selected search criteria

    Sign In with Google

    You can sign in to DIKSHA app using your Google account. To sign in using your Google account:

    Step Screen

    1. Tap Sign in with Google
    2. Choose any google account

    3. Tap Allow for providing permission to DIKSHA app to access your Google account. A Terms and Conditions page is displayed
    4. Tap I agree to the terms and conditions of use
    5. Tap Continue

    Sign In with State System

    You can sign in to DIKSHA app using your State account credentials.

    Step Screen
    1. Tap Sign in with State System. State selection page is displayed
    2. Select the state name from the drop-down menu
    3. Tap Submit. You are redirected to the home page of the respective state website
    Login with valid credentials provided by the state. On a successful login, you are redirected to DIKSHA app as a logged in user
    First time users must enter the mobile number which is registered with the state portal. An OTP is sent to this number for verification
    1. Enter your mobile number
    2. Tap Submit
    3. Enter the OTP received on your registered mobile number
    4. Tap Submit OTP
    5. Tap Resend OTP, in case you have not received the OTP

    Signing Up

    The Sign-Up feature allows you to register on DIKSHA app on your own.

    Step Screen
    1. Tap Sign Up. A Sign Up page is displayed
    2. Enter the following details:
  • Name
  • Phone number or Email ID
  • Password
  • Confirm the password

  • 3. Tap Sign Up.
    You will receive an OTP
    Note: OTP is sent to your phone number or email ID based on what you have entered in the Phone number or Email ID field
    4. Enter the OTP that you have received
    5. Tap Submit to verify your account and complete the self sign up process

    Exploring DIKSHA Mobile App Features

    After signing in, the Library screen is displayed. The taskbar at the bottom of the screen is available at all times. It contains icons for all the app features. Tap the required icon to navigate to the relevant feature and its associated screens.

    Courses

    The Courses screen lists current courses, courses in progress, latest course offerings and popular courses

    Step Screen
    1. Tap the Courses icon
    2. Swipe right to left under each section to see the available courses within each section. Courses are categorized as:
     a. My Course
     b. Open for Enrollment
     c. Latest Courses
    3. Tap the Search icon and enter keywords to search for relevant courses
    4. Tap the Filter icon to apply filters on your library content. The app has the following filters:
     a. Topic
    For details refer to the Searching with Topics section
     b. Purpose
     c. Medium
     d. Class
     e. Subject
     f. Organization
    You can select one or more options from each category
    5. Tap Apply to apply the filters
    6. Tap Cancel to exit the screen
    Searching with Topics
    On tapping Topics
    1. The Topics screen is displayed that is populated with the available list of topics
    2. Enter the topic name in the search bar to navigate to the desired topic
    3. Navigate and select one or more topic
    4. Tap Selected Topics to view the list of topics that you have selected
    5. Tap Apply to confirm the search
    6. Tap Cancel to drop the selected topics and go back to the previous screen
    Viewing Your Course Details
    On tapping any of the content cards the Course details page is displayed with the following information:
    1. Name of the Course
    2. Names of the users who have contributed to the creation of the course
     a. Creators
     b. Contributors
     c. Attributions
    3. A brief description of the course
    4. Tap the heading under view Structure to view content of the course
    5. The course page unit opens
    6. The rating assigned to this course is displayed
    7. The heading of the course is displayed under Structure section
     a. The topics associated with the heading are displayed
    Note: Anonymous users can only view the table of contents of the course, they have to sign in to enroll for a course. When an anonymous user clicks on a course, a pop-up window is displayed with a message "Sign in to enroll in this course"
    8. Tap Enroll in Course
    Taking a Course
    1. On the Courses page, browse for the course under My Courses category
    2. Tap Resume to open the course. The corresponding course page is displayed
    3. Tap Start to start your course
    4. To download the course, tap Download all
    Note: You can view all downloaded content Offline
    If a learner accesses a course after the course batch is expired, an alert message “This course has ended and your progress is locked. However, you may continue using the remaining content” is displayed.
    It indicates the learner can take the course, but the course progress will not be updated for the course. In this case, the learner’s course progress bar will be greyed-out in the Courses Card and Course TOC page.
    Enrolling for a Course
    1. On the Courses page, browse for the course under Open for Enrollment category
    2. Tap the content card to view the course
    3. The content detail page is displayed
    4. Tap Enroll in Course to enroll for the course
    When a learner accesses a course that is not assigned to a batch, an alert message “There are no batches for this course” is displayed
    Note: You can only enroll for those courses that are at least assigned to a batch
    1. Tap the down-arrow icon to view the Batches available for a course
    2. The upcoming or ongoing batch details are displayed based on the arrow you have tapped
    3. Tap Enroll to enroll in the course
    Unenrolling from a Course
    1. Select a course in which you are already enrolled from the My course section or search for the course by entering the course name in search bar.
    The course is displayed as a search result
    2. Tap the course to open the course details page. The course details page is displayed

    3. Tap Unenroll from the burger menu to unenroll from the course
    Sharing, Reporting or Deleting Course Content

    1. Tap Share icon to share the course content As Link or As File through different channels
    2. Tap on the Menu icon to Delete or Report course content
    Note:
    1. You can select reasons to report content viz.,
  • Inappropriate content
  • Copyright violation
  • Data privacy violation
  • Other reasons

  • 2. The share, report and delete features are common to all content types, viz.Courses, Library resources and content linked to QR and DIAL codes
    3. On tapping Delete the downloaded content is deleted from the device

    Library

    All content resources that you have saved on your device or popular artifacts from the portal are maintained in the Library.

    Step Screen
    1. Tap the Library icon to view all the resources in your library
    2. Swipe the associated content category to browse relevant resources in that category. The content is categorized as:
    a) Saved Resources
    b)Recently Viewed
    c) Books grouped by the Subject
    According to the given preferences for Board, Medium, and Class, the subject group will be displayed
    3. Tap View all to view all the content in the category
    4. Tap on the content card to open and view content details
    Searching and Filtering Content
    1. Tap the Search icon and enter keywords to search for relevant content resources
    2. You can select filters from the horizontally scrollable list on top of the Library page
    You can filter the content by:
    a) Medium
    b) Class
    You can toggle between two filters ( Medium and Class ) on each dedicated scrollable list to search the respective content. You can only select one Medium and Class filter at a time.
    Downloading content
    1. Tap Download to download the content
    2. Tap the View Credits and Licensing Info to view the license, attribution and credit information associated with the content
    3. The progress of the download in (%) is displayed alongside the download button
    4. Tap Cancel to cancel the download.

    Note: You can download content only when you are connected to the Internet. However, you can view the downloaded content Offline
    Playing Content Online

    You can play content online without downloading the content.
    1. Tap Play Online to play the content
    Note: Play Online option is only available for the content that is compatible with online streaming. The supported file formats for online streamings are ECML content, PDF, ePub, HTML, HSP, Video MP4, Video Webm, YouTube content.
    Playing and Rating content

    1. Tap Play to play and consume the content
    2. Tap the Home button once you complete playing the content.
    A pop-up is displayed.
    2. Use the Star icons to rate the content.
    3. Tap Submit to submit your rating and feedback
    Adding comments as feedback is optional
    Note: Anonymous (guest) users can also rate a content which they have already finished playing.
    Switching Users and Content from Canvas

    1. Tap to open content from the list
    2. Tap Arrow icon to view and play the content from the collections
    1. Once the collection is displayed, tap the Arrow icon beside a content to play the content
    2. Tap Play to play the content
    3. Tap CHANGE USER to switch the user
    4. Tap YES to play content for the selected user
    1. On tapping the CHANGE USER the Users and Groups screen is displayed
    2. Select Users from the list
    3. Tap Play to play the content
    1. Alternately, you can switch user from the last screen of the content canvas
    2. Tap Replay icon. You are redirected to Users and Groups screen. Select and switch the user from Users and Groups screen
    3. Tap Next to navigate to the next content
    4. Tap Previous to navigate to the previous content in the collection
    Sharing, Reporting and Deleting Content
    1. Tap Share icon to share the content as link or file through different channels. Download the content to share as a file
    2. Tap on the Menu icon to Delete or Report content
    Note:
    1. You can select reasons to report content viz.,
  • Inappropriate content
  • Copyright violation
  • Data privacy violation
  • Other reasons

  • 2. The share, report and delete features is common to content linked to QR code
    3. On tapping Delete the downloaded content is deleted from the device

    Profile

    The profile page allows you to view and edit your profile details.

    Step Screen
    1. Once you tap the Profile tab, the following information are displayed here:
     a. Username
     b. User ID
     c. Org
     d. State
     e. District
     f. Mobile number
     g. Email ID
     h. Board
     i. Medium
     j. Subjects
     k. Classes
    Note: If you are a user associated with any state or tenant, you can see user role as well
    Note:
  • Completed training or courses are displayed in the Courses section
  • Content that is created by you are displayed in the Content Created by Me section
  • Assigned badges are displayed on the Badge section along with the number of badges
  • Editing Profile Details

    You can edit the following details using the Profile tab:

    • Personal details such as name, state, and district

    • Contact details such as mobile number and email ID

    • Other details such as board, medium, subject, and class

    Step Screen
    Editing Personal Details
    1. Tap Edit to update the following details:
  • Name
  • State
  • District
  • The Edit details window is displayed
    2. Enter the appropriate values for each of the fields based on the selected value for State, the value for the District drop-down is populated
    3. Tap Save after you edit the details
    Editing and Verifying Mobile Number
    1. Tap on the Mobile number field to update your phone number
    A window is displayed
    2. Edit the number
    3. Tap Submit after you edit the details
    You will receive an OTP via SMS to verify your phone number
    4. Enter the OTP that you have received in the Enter OTP field
    5. Tap Submit
    Editing and Verifying Email ID
    1. Tap on the Email ID field to update your email ID
    A window is displayed
    2. Edit the email ID
    3. Tap Submit
    You will receive an OTP via email to verify your email ID
    4. Enter the OTP that you have received in the Enter OTP field
    5. Tap Submit
    Editing Other Details
    1. Tap Edit to update the following details:
  • Board
  • Class
  • Medium
  • Subject

  • A window is displayed
    2. Select the appropriate values for each of the fields
    Note: Based on the selected value for any field, the subsequent field displays the dependent values. For example, selecting Andhra Pradesh State Board, Telugu appears as the Medium of instruction
    3. Tap Submit
    Creating New Users
    1. Tap Profile
    2. Tap Users and Groups from the burger menu. The User and Group window is displayed
    3. Tap Create New User under the User section

    4. Select the user type as either Student or Teacher
    5. Enter the details:
  • Name
  • Board
  • Medium of instruction
  • Class

  • 6. Tap Save to save the details
    Creating New Groups
    1. Tap Profile
    2. Tap Users and Groups from the burger menu. The User and Group window is displayed
    3. Tap Group
    4. Tap Create New Group. The Create Group page is displayed

    5. Enter the details on the Create Group page:
  • Group Name
  • Syllabus
  • Class
  • 6. Tap Next. Select another user and tap Create Group to add the user to the group
    Sharing User/Group Details
    Details of users or groups created can be shared with other users
    1. Tap Share icon. The Share details screen is displayed
    2. You can either select:
     a) Only Groups, or
     b) Only Users, or
     c) Both Users and Groups
    3. Select the medium to share and enter the required details
    4. Tap Share
    Viewing and Downloading Report
    You can only view and download the report of user and group that are created by you
    To download the report:
    1.Tap Profile
    2.Tap Report from the burger menu. A window is displayed with two tabs:
  • User: You can view all the users created by you, but you can only download the assessment report of a user if the user has taken up any assessment
  • Groups: You can view and download the report for a group that you have created for an assessment
  • To view and download report of assessments taken by a user:
    1. Tap the arrow icon beside a username. It opens the assessment which is taken by the user
    2. Tap the arrow icon beside the assessment. It opens the assessment result
    Downloading User Report
    1. Tap the download icon to download the report. The report is saved on your local
    To view and download report of assessment for a group:
    1. Tap the arrow icon beside a group. It opens the assessment taken by the group
    2. Tap the arrow icon beside the assessment. It opens the assessment result
    Downloading Group Report
    1. Tap the download icon to download the report. The report is saved on your local
    Editing Application Settings
    1. Tap the Menu icon in the Profile
    2. Tap Settings to view and edit following app settings:
     a) Language Settings
     b) Data Sync
     c) Share the Diksha app
     d) About the app
    Language Setting and Data Sync Information

    1. You can select a language from the list for the app
    2. You can select the data sync option from the following:
    a) Off
    b) Over Wifi
    c) Always on
    3. Tap Sync Now to sync your data
    Support

    1. Tap Support in case you require any assistance
    2. Select any medium for sending your text message
    Sharing DIKSHA App and About the App Details

    1. Tap Share the Diksha app to share the app through various channels
    2. Tap About the app to view the details:
    a) Device ID
    b) App Version
    Copying Device ID
    1. Long press the Device ID
    2. Tap Copy to copy the app ID
    3. Tap Share to share the app ID through any of the supported mediums
    Signing Out
    1. Tap the Profile tab
    2. Tap Menu icon
    3. Tap Sign out to sign out from the app

    Scanning QR Code

    The app allows you to scan printed QR codes

    Step Screen
    1. Tap on the QR Code Scanner icon
    2. Focus on the printed QR Code to view the linked content list Note: You can scan QR Codes from any screen (except the Profile screen) as a registered or guest user

    Supporting Previous Android Versions

    Step Screen
    For users who are not using the latest AndroidR version on their device, some content on the app may be inaccessible. For such devices, users can install Crosswalk and view the content.
    1. A pop-up message is displayed for users who are using Android version 4.4
    2. Tap Install Crosswalk