How to conduct scholarship exam using Assessment Technology
Education system has special importance to scholarships. There are various types of scholarship exams conducted across India. Right from school level to post graduation or PhD level. Scholarship exams helps to identify students suitable to be awarded some grant / concession in fee or reward for the talent they possess. Assessment technology can be used to simplify scholarship exams.
Traditionally scholarship exams have been conducted in the form of pen and paper based process. Students are asked to appear for the exam on certain date and time at specific location. All students appear for the exam simultaneously. Result are declared after checking answer sheets.
Technology can help you to conduct such exams in large scale where more no of students can be accommodated for the test with less administration cost. Following are some of the key things which can be automated for scholarship exam management
Organisation/ Institute can accept online applications for the scholarship process. Students can fill the online form from desktop or mobile device. System can also accept AADHAR details and it can be auto verified from the AADHAR database. ePravesh platform has integrated student aadhar no verification process so that some of the key information fields like name, date of birth, gender, address can be verified from AADHAR database automatically.
There can also be facility or timeline to correct application form filled by the students. ePravesh platform has form edit request which is very useful to manage form corrections.
2.Online Form/ Registration Fee Payment
After form is filled if there is form fee to be paid then it can be paid using online payment mechanism . System can accept payment modes of debit card, credit card, mobile wallets or internet banking. Online receipt can be issued instantly on payment confirmation. Students can get alerts on their email and mobile phone in the form of sms.
3.Hall Ticket Generation
After exam registration is completed system can generate hall ticket of the students.Hall ticket can be generated based on location preference provided by the students during online form filling process.
4.Online Exam Assessment Technology
Online exam can be conducted for the scholarship. Platform like Eklavvya provides facility to conduct subjective as well as objective assessments. In case of subjective assessment student need to type answer on the screen and save it. For objective type of questions it is possible to have questions with multiple choice answers to be selected.
There are various new types of assessments have also emerged which helps you to analyze personality traits like leadership, team player, motivation, career preferences using online assessment. Scholarship exams can be conducted considering all those aspects. Many organizations have also started using techniques like Thinking Skill Assessment to assess students to understand their ability to think out of the box and understand if they have problem solving ability. Assessment Technology is helping education institutions to assess students in effective manner.
System can also provide you ranking of the candidates based on performance. All the analytics information like topicwise performance, avg scores, median scores, scoring patterns, ranking of the individual , percentile scores can be assessed to filter out suitable candidates eligible for scholarships.
Online assessment technology can help you to automate student selection process for various purpose. Many higher education institutions have started using psychometric assessments to select right candidates who are eligible for the scholarships for higher studies.
Splashgain Technology Solutions is an award winning company working on innovative education technology platforms. Many education institutes, universities have been using our solution for online admission, online fee collection and online assessment process. We have been associated with more than 100 education institutes to manage their admission process, online exam process.
HBL Power Systems invited applications from across engineering students community. They received more than 3500 applications for this scholarship test. HBL used reputed Online Examination Platform Eklavvya to conduct concurrent online examination for those applicants across India with secure Browser.Online Examination system is defined in such a way that students were not been able to open any other browser while appearing for the exam.