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Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the Award of the Degree Of Master of Business Administration (2011-2013)
Submitted By: KIRTI
After login. Students had divided opinions about using computers or paper for their examinations.Online examination system: a new trend in India Electronic supported assessment or e-Assessment is a field of growing importance. using multiple choice type questions. where the examination is to be conducted. fair and flexible”. since some students have a greater aptitude for particular question types (e. it locks the screen and devices of the system so that the candidates could not do anything aided to their final performance. When the time period of the exam ends up. reliable. In relation to assessment more generally. Assessment equity and quality is commonly also achieved through the context of an individual written examination. multiple choice questions). . the system shows instruction for examination and its Do’s and Don’ts. . The new system allowed examinations to be taken securely on computers and is supervised by invigilators at the centre of examination. the critical functionality of system is locked due to a pre setting. Current computer based assessment models focus on the assessment of knowledge rather than deeper understandings. and blocking access to more sophisticated software tools. but prior exposure to computer based assessment was a highly significant factor for preferring the computer medium. which contains the roll number and password (set by organisation). all assessment needs to be “valid. The student has to log in and after its log in. The students see an opened page on the screen of system. is set up to be fully internet facilitated. Procedure for appearing in online examinations At the centre.g. This can be just as difficult to achieve online as on paper. After this the final system asks for final login for the exam to start and the timer starts with the single click on this start for the examination.
still there are some areas of India where people are not aware of using such devices. India is coming up with the updated and latest technology in every field and somehow this technology up gradation in India is helping in improving the examination system of India. Disadvantages of online examination system Apart from the he benefits. For ex: AMCAT. on the other hand. the computerised examination is affecting the written or offline examination in India.Training for appearing in online examinations Generally the institutes organising online examination. It can also be called as a MOCK ONLINE TEST. As the knowledge of computer has become a necessity of human life. it takes a very short time period to conduct online exam in India now due to technological usage. • Adaptive testing. • Immediate feedback can be given. however. sometimes. The technology itself creates problems of inter-candidate interaction and is prone to technical malfunctions which can affect many students simultaneously. As conducting written exams or offline exams take a long time to be planned and processed. which helps students or candidates in being familiar with the pattern of exam and with the use of technical devices. but due to backwardness they are not as modern as other people of forward areas. offer several advantages for the institution. arranges a mock exam of the similar pattern of the examination which to be conducted. And with these problems. Advantages of online examination system Online assessments. • Different sets of questions and response orders to reduce cheating. It can not be inference with it that there is a lack of talent in the people of these areas. they find . These include: • Time analysis of responses to the question level to better discriminate between candidates. In today’s world. • Automated analysis of results of entire candidate’s performance. where the next question to be posed is determined by prior response(s). Taking place of written examinations On a large. the difficulties associated with the online examination pattern may be listed in various forms.
themselves not able to cope up with such machineries to compete with others. the institutions organising such exams are able to judge the problem solving skills and aptitude of the candidates. With the help of this function. Conclusion With reference to advantages along with the disadvantages of online examination system. this is hard to implement except by locking out critical functionality during the assessment. there is a question arises out of itShould online examination system be introduced in those areas which are untouched with it? Suggestions to make this examination system more effective.: online banking examination. online systems need to authenticate the individual undertaking assessment. For ex. Another aspect of fairness is generally eliminating collaboration: since the computer is online. Can online examination be made a part of regular feature of schools? . To be fair.