Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, or IIT Bhubaneswar is known for great things. This time they claimed that it has created a state-of-the-art method of conducting online examinations in a comprehensive manner, plugging the loopholes in existing systems. This method can be used for holding all types of examinations, including class tests and end-semester examinations of an institute, the premier institute said in a statement.This thing is also used in the currently available commercial systems such as the Wheebox as a part of it.
This tech will overcome several limitations of holding only computer-based tests, lacking the robustness, reliability of invigilation and connection faced by the commercially available online examination systems, this was said by itself.
They have successfully tested the entire system by holding a mock test involving about 240 students stationed across the country with question papers of 31 subjects and 20 invigilators. It was found that the tests can be held successfully and effectively if the students giving the exam has a good internet connection Kumar added.