Dakshana Selection Test 2021

Click here to watch Important Announcement on Dakshana Scholarship Test (Revised Selection Process).

Click here to watch how to Install Dakshana Scholarship App and appear for Mock Test

Click here to watch how to appear for the Pre-Scholarship Test


We are happy to inform you that, the NDST and JDST 2021 is scheduled to be held on Sunday, September 19, 2021. You will receive information on your test centres, test timinig and other details about the test by September 10, 2021 on your registered email address.

You are also required to login to scholarship.dakshana.org and check for updates and download the admit card.

We request you NOT to make any calls & emails in this regard. All the informations will be provided to you in time. 

For details on the conduct of NDST & JDST 2021, please visit the FAQ section at scholarship.dakshana.org

One last chance to be invited for the NDST & JDST 2021

If you fulfil all the below conditions:
You appeared for the Class 10 or 12 exam in 2021.
You were invited to take the Dakshana Pre-Scholarship Tests (PST) but were unable to appear for any of them.
You appeared for the Dakshana PST and were not invited for the NDST or JDST 2021,
here is one last chance!
We are holding one more Dakshana Pre-Scholarship Test (Online) on Sunday, September 05, 2021 from 2pm to 5pm. Login to the Dakshana App and take this Final PST to get a chance to appear for the NDST or JDST. Check the video on how to appear for the Dakshana PST at: https://youtu.be/aOA1RwB7O0Y

Note: Those who have been already shortlisted for the NDST & JDST NEED NOT appear for this Final PST.

Pre-Scholarship Test (PST) Result

Students qualified in the Dakshana PST are eligible to appear for the final JDST/NDST 2021. All students can check if they are qualified following the instructions given below. These results are final and no queries/requests/appeals/letters will be entertained.

How to check your Dakshana PST result:

Step 1: Login at scholarship.dakshana.org

Step 2: Click on Application Status tab.

Step 3: Check Pre-Scholarship Test Status (Qualified/Not Qualified will be mentioned)

             Qualified: You are invited to appear for the final JDST/NDST

             Not Qualified: You are not invited for the final JDST/NDST

Revised Selection Process for the Invited NDST/JDST 2021 Applicants:

Considering the special circumstances, we are changing the selection process this year. Due to schools being closed, we are unable to hold the tests physically at the test centres as decided earlier. The revised selection process will include the following steps:

Step 1: Mock Tests (online) to familiarise students to the test interface and provide them practice tests.

Step 2: Pre-Scholarship Tests (online) to qualify to be invited for the NDST/JDST 2021.

Step 3: NDST/JDST 2021 (at Test Centres) to qualify for the Dakshana Scholarship.

All online tests will be conducted through the Dakshana Scholarship Test Android Mobile App. Download the mobile app from google playstore. Link to download the app: tinyurl.com/dakshanascholarshiptest. The Mock test/Pre-Scholarship test will be available in the scheduled date.

Note: Pre-Scholarship tests are timed, and you can take them only ONCE. The 03 tests will be based on the syllabus (as specified in the notification document) and can only be taken on the Dakshana Scholarship Test Android Mobile App, from the comfort of your home. The best scores of two of these three tests will be considered for you to be invited to the NDST/JDST 2021.
Students who do not appear for minimum 2 pre-scholarship tests will be disqualified from the selection process for the Dakshana Scholarship.

For details on the revised selection process, Syllabus for Mock Test/Pre-Scholarship Test read the notification:

Read NDST (Class 10) Notification on the revised selection process

Read JDST (Class 12) Notification on the revised selection process


Dakshana Selection Test 2019: https://dakshana.org/dakshana-selection-test-2019

Dakshana Selection Test 2020: https://dakshana.org/dakshana-selection-test-2020


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