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Top 8 Reasons to use Online Examination System for Schools,Colleges, University (No 8 would surprise you)

Reasons to use Online Examination System for Schools,Colleges, University


With many educational institutes trying to adopt online assessment methodology and some are still favoring traditional method of exam. Here are some of the differences for Online Examination approach.

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Here is the comparison of Traditional Examination Process and Online Examination Process.

Each point provides advantages of online assessment compared to traditional method.

Benefits  of online examination System


Parameter Online ExamPaper Based Exam

Security of Examination Paper
Online exam provides flexibility and security for question paper as each student can get

random questions of same exam pattern.

It is not possible to set different exam paper for different student and there are chances of

leakage of exam paper while passing it to
different examination centers.

Result ProcessingOnline Examination Results are instant and accurateIn case of paper based exam overheads associated with verification of answers and result processing are huge and prone to errors

Examination Center

Online Exam can be conducted where candidate can appear for it from remote examination centers with web camera surveillance technique.

So hundreds or thousands of students can appear for it from various locations

In case of traditional exam, management of examination includes classroom infrastructure, question paper, answer sheets


Logistic cost is minimum.

Examination Process is managed using technology. It is beneficial when you are looking to conduct exam for multiple candidates at different locations.

Question paper Delivery, Result Processing is online to logistic cost is eliminated.

Logistic cost is high.

Question Paper, answer sheet need to be delivered at designated exam centers within defined timeline.

Also there need to be system to collect back answer sheets from all exam centers to central center for further processing.

Subjective Questions

There are online subjective exams available where candidate need to write answers in simple english language with limited or no special symbols/ diagrams etc.

Online Exam can have limitations for subjective exams like drawing, diagrams

No such limitations for paper based exam.

Examination Cost

Due to flexibility of online examination cost per candidate can be around Rs. 10 to Rs. 50 .Paper based exam would cost more than Rs 300 to Rs. 400 per candidate.


Online Exam can be managed in auto surveillance mode where web camera connected to the system would take snapshot of the student appearing for the exam.

This would ensure that same student is appearing for the exam and system is able to keep track on student during exam.

For each designated set of students supervisor is required.

Supervisor need to be physically present at the location

Question Paper Generation

Defining question paper as per exam pattern is easy in case of digital exams. Possibility of question paper leakage is also reduced.

Defining question paper in case of traditional exams is a pain.

There are endless number of logistical activities right from manual question selection, design of paper, printing of the paper, distributing of the question paper to various exam centers in the secure manner.

Flexibility of Exam Management

Online Exam provides flexibility of defining question paper, there can be same or different question paper for each students based on exam syllabus or pattern.

It can eliminate malpractices of exam process


On case of traditional exam process there is no such benefit as examination papers should be printed in advance and it should be distributed at exam center.

Last minute change in question paper or pattern is not feasible.

Result Analysis and Ranking

Result analysis is easy and instant. Online exam can provide detailed analytics , rations, ranking , subject or topic wise analysis.

It is helpful for further decision making or shortlisting process.


Result processing is manual and huge administrative task.

Many examiners are involved in compilation of final result. Such result is also error prone.


Here is the introductory video of Online examination System which can help you to automate, simplify University Examination System.

You can get to know benefits of the online examination process and how to get started

Here is how Training or Coaching Institutes can be benefited using Online exam System

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Eklavvya.in is an online assessment and knowledge management solution used by many corporate, Professional Training Institutes, Universities to conduct entrance exam, recruitment exams.

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.

Here is the short video of how to appear for online exam


Ways to Secure Online Examination System