How to Design Online Exam
Examination or Assessment Process is shifting towards Online. Technology is evolving for the online exam process. Managing Online Exam Process has multiple workflows and exam attributes. It is essential to have various online exam attributes in place to manage exam process successfully.
Online Exam can be conducted for Objective Type of questions, Subjective type of questions where candidate can type answers. For online exam various types of questions like True/ False, Multiple Choice, fill in the blanks, image based, graphical analytical etc can be used to check competency level.
2. Marks for Each Question
While defining the online exam you should define total marks allotted for each question. It can be variable marking exam or exam with each question carrying same marks. For variable marking exams you need to define total questions with marks ranging from 1 to 5.
3.Total Time for Exam
Duration of the exam varies based on total number of questions. It can defined in minutes. It is possible to define timer for each question. e.g. Each question can be attempted within 30 seconds time. After 30 seconds system moves to next question.
4. Instant Result View
If you are conducting Online Test Series then it is recommended to publish Score along with detailed analysis of the exam to candidate immediately After finishing the exam. It you are conducting Entrance Exam , Recruitment Exam then You can disable Result View of the online exam.
5. Question Navigation
Question Navigation can be set if you wish candidate can answer questions in Any sequence. If question navigation is disabled then candidate has to attempt questions In sequence defined by the system. Each candidate gets different sequence of questions
You can set negative marking for wrong questions. Certain marks would be deducted for Each wrong response recorded by candidate for objective online exam.
7. Subject/ Topics
You can define one or more subjects to be included as part of syllabus of the exam Paper. Select Topics (associated with one or more subject) that questions appears in exam paper
8.Difficulty Level of Questions
There are various types of difficulty levels Easy, Very Easy, Medium, Difficult, Very Difficult You can define if exam should have specific difficulty level questions or all Difficulty levels.
9.Capture Candidate Photo
During Online Examination you can also capture photograph of the candidate Appearing for the exam. Remote web camera attached with the computer is used to Capture the photograph. It is possible to identify and authenticate remote candidate.
10. Question Types
Exam Admin can define various types of Questions including MCQ, Fill in the blank, Conceptual, definition oriented, analytical etc. While defining the online exam you Can define type of questions to be included as exam pattern.
11. Question Randomization
Exam admin can enable or disable question randomization. In case of randomization, each candidate will get different set of questions with different / unique sequence of questions during online exam.
12. Passing Marks
Exam admin can also define passing marks for each exam to identify eligible candidates for next processing.
It is possible to design online exam with define question bank and question randomization approach according to difficulty level and exam syllabus.
It is useful tool for Various Test Preparations, Entrance Tests for Academic Courses, Regular Assessment for University Courses. Many Education entities have been benefited with this new approach of the assessment. You can enroll for Free Trial to check all features.