With the onset of the pandemic and the subsequent lockdown, the nation came to a standstill. And while the other facets of life could still have some scope of resuscitation, lost time in one’s academic year is hardly reparable. The lockdown exposed several gaps in the education system and how integrating education with digitization is necessary, more so now than ever before.

Several regions in the state of Rajasthan faced issues due to the lockdown and students, by and large, were at a loss as they did not have any concrete structure in place to even get connected to the school remotely, much less carry on online.

Paying attention to the plight of students all over the state, the government of Rajasthan initiated the Shala Darpan Portal – an online platform for students to get connected to schools and carry on seamlessly with their education.

What is Shala Darpan?

Essentially, Shala Darpan is a database management portal that is where the government stores information about schools, educational offices, etc on an online platform. This information is updated constantly and even remotely. This portal even allows the integration with live data and is compiled in connection with both – primary and secondary education students and also of academic and non-academic staffs as well.

How to apply for the Shala Darpan Portal?

In order to apply for the school, you would first need to find it on the portal. Here is how you do it

  1. Visit the official website of the Shala Darpan Portal embedded here for your convenience.
  2. Once the homepage loads, visit the Citizen window option shown on the screen.
  3. Click on the “Search school” option in the menu bar.
  4. Search by District, NIC code, and Pin Code.
  5. Enter the school details in the designated space offered and click on the “Go’ option OR select from the options that appear on the screen.
  6. Click on the Search button and all the information about schools listed on the portal will pop up on the screen.

How to get to the scheme through the Shala Darpan Portal?

  1. Visit the official website of the Rajasthan Shala Darpan Portal
  2. On the homepage, click on the “citizen window” option
  3. Under the option, click on the “Search scheme” option which would be available in the menu bar
  4. Select the gender of the applicant, and fill in details if the applicant has a BPL card, or if the applicant belongs to any minority
  5. Now, fill in the age of the student, the class she/he studies in, caste, and family income details.
  6. Click on the search button so as to display all required information on the screen.

Summing it up

In this way, one can receive all information about schools in Rajasthan and apply to them through the online portal. With the help of technology and the internet, schools are now being empowered to be a lot more accessible and receiving a sound education has never been easier than now.

If you too are willing to get your child the best of education in Rajasthan, the Shala Darpan Portal is here to help.


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