PUMBA (Pune University) using Online Exam System to Prepare MBA Students for Campus Placement [Case Study]
Case study explores how Online Exam System is effectively used by Management Institute
About PUMBA (Pune University)
The Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), Savitribai Phule Pune University, one of the first Management Institutes in India, is a pioneer by itself in the field of Management Studies.
Founded in the year 1971, PUMBA has since then come a long way. Being the official department for the MBA course in the Savitribai Phule Pune University has been an image booster for PUMBA. PUMBA is one of the reputed management institutes of Pune region.
PUMBA (Pune University Department of Management ) is one of the reputed institute providing full time MBA/ PGDM course under Pune University. MBA students need to be aware of general knowledge including topics of current affairs, marketing, finance, current management trends etc. PUMBA was looking for online exam solution which can help first year and second year management students for preparation of campus placement and aptitude test. PUMBA wanted to track performance of individual students for various aspects including Aptitude, English Language, Management Subjects, Current affairs, knowledge of finance. PUMBA decided to use Eklavvya.in as standard platform to conduct internal assessments of the students as a step to prepare for campus placements and overall student progress.
Online Exam System
With the help of Eklavvya.in (Online Assessment Platform), PUMBA prepared question bank relevant to the subjects of Aptitude, general awareness, finance, management and defined examination pattern for each semester for individual student according to stream.PUMBA started conducting Aptitude and assessment tests for individual students on weekly basis. Performance of each individual was tracked and detailed analysis provided insights about strong and weak areas of the students so that students can prepare for the topics.
Advantages of Online Assessment for PUMBA
Due to online assessment process , overall examination work has simplified
Entire process has become paperless
Professor and Management team is able to extract individual performance of the student using admin login
Managing assessment process online has saved significant cost for the institute.
Students are able to appear for weekly tests online and get instant feedback about their performance in the test.
Students are able to prepare for the campus placement with weekly online exams and it also helped them to get to know about weak areas of preparation.
System is also able to generate reports of students who have failed exam and reappeared for it. System can do analysis of no of attempts by individual student to clear particular exam.
Online assessment process has proved cost effective and efficient for PUMBA. Institute has decided to use it extensively in other examination departments as well. Overall lifecycle of examination management has been simplified using Eklavvya.in.