LearnSoftMax - Computer Based Test Software

The Computer Based Test Software combines the CBT Author and CBT Exam Engine modules to create centralized question database which can be populated and edited by various Authors. CBT Exam Engine can be used by candiates to login and take exams.

The detailed help provides step-by-step procedure on using the author module and the test engine here

Important features of the Computer Based Test Software

Author Module features

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Configure the application to use your own server database.Know more

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Register as an admin and Create any number of Authors and exams

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Centralized database allows multiple authors to popluate a single database.

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Create any number of candidates and groups/classes.

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Assign candidates to any number of groups/classes.

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Set Exam Configurations parameters

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Import bulk questions from excel file.

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Import bulk students list from excel file.

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Backup/Restore your exams.

Exam Engine features


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Exam mode - Simulates actual exam environment in which candidate needs to answer exam created by instructor in a given time without any help from flash cards.

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Learn mode - Provides interactive learning environment where candidate can go through each question and view flash cards and correct answers for each question.

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Review mode - At end of every exam (learn/exam) mode you can save results for that exam for future viewing. In review mode you can view saved exams with answers selected by candidate along with correct answer and detailed explanation for each question (if provided by author).

Display features

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Variable font size : Allows to set font size in Exam screen as (small, large and extra large)

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Read modes (Day/Night modes): Exam screen display setting can be changed between Day Mode (black text on white background) and Night Mode (white text on black background) to help you read according to your convenience.

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Intuitive navigation

Supported Question Types

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Multiple choice single answer (MCQA) [In plain text, HTML, PDF format]

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Multiple choice Multi Answer (MCMA) [In plain text, HTML, PDF format]

Configurable exam options

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Number of questions in the exam (or quiz): The total number of questions that should be available in each Exam

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Random or sequential : Instructor can select if questions present in the DB should be presented to candidate in sequential or random order. Feature for randomizing of answer options for each question is also available.

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Exam Time : Instructor can set the Time allowed to the candidate for completing the exam

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Pause Timer : Instructor can allow/deny pausing of the exam timer by the candidate while taking exam.

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Question Bookmaking : Instructor can allow/deny bookmaking of the questions. Bookmarked questions cab be viewed separately during the exam. Candidate can also view ONLY bookmarked questions after the exam.

Other Features

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Notes : Candidates can add notes for each question while taking exam for any reference at later stage.

Buy Standard Edition

Single licence is included in this price.

Price : $24.95

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Buy Enterprise Edition

Price : $199.00

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* 40 licences are included in this price.

* Enterprise edition requires setting up
databases on your own servers.

* Suitable for institutes and organizations.

* Branding for indivisual organizations is available.

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Requirements to configure server side database

  • PHP version 7.4 or greater.

  • MySQL version 5.6 or greater OR MariaDB version 10.1 or greater.

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Version: 3.2.0
Updated: Jan 10, 2022
Operating Systems: Windows 8, 10, 11

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Customizing Questions: Instructor can customize the exam for candidate to allow questions from specific topics only.

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Score Calculation : At end of each exam (learn and exam) modes candidate is given a score calculation based on the total number of questions present in exam and number of correctly answered questions in that exam

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Categorywise Scoring : At end of the exam grade screen shows score obtained in each of the category from which exam had questions.

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Time Analysis : While reviewing the questions after exam has ended, time taken for each of the question is displayed.

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Export exam questions along with answers selected,correct answers and explananton to a pdf file for later reviewing.

Demo and Full versions

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The demo version of the software allows Author module administrator to create maximum 3 exams with 100 questions. Also, exam engine will have limited features.

Exam Engine provides a platform where one can administer computer based exam using the software. The software is rich in features such as support for different question types, bookmarking, statistics, and customization.

Reports & Statistics

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For Online Exams view Geolocation of the student taking exams.

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Monitor all the online exams from control panel using image casting.

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Record system screen for entire duration of the exam.


How Exam Engine with Author module Works?

Author module allows registered administrator to create centralizes database and create any number of authors to popluate that database. export the database to be used as and exam in Exam Engine.

Exam Engine allows user to import exams created using Author module and configure exams accoring to their needs. The Exam Engine offers several features, like timed and weighted questions, flash cards, exam mode and learn modes, and review of exam. Other features include font adjustment, night/day modes, and bookmarking.


Some Screenshots are given below (click to enlarge)

Author Module :

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What's New

version 2.0.0:

User interface Improvments

version 2.1.0:

Support to browse/add SimExams Library modules

Support to add Test modules using Urls.

version 2.2.0:

User interface Improvments

version 2.3.0:

Added server support to allow multiple authors to update same DB.

version 2.4.0:

Added support for html input for questions.

version 2.5.0:

Added support for pdf input for question and explantion.

Added support for Audio/Video components in questions.

version 2.6.0:

Added feature to configure server side database.

version 2.7.0:

Added Geolocation tracking.

Added Image casting.

Added OTP verification for candidate login.

version 2.8.0:

Added feature to export taken exam to pdf document.

version 2.9.0:

Backup/Restore of entire database for Admin.

Bulk inserting questions from excel file.

Bulk inserting student details from excel file.

Deleting duplicate questions.

version 3.0.0:

Backup/Restore for Authors.

Exporting questions to excel file for Admin and Authors.

Added Supervisor login.

Now supervisor can change optional configuration like geolocation, image casting and screeen ecording.

Screen can be recorded (if feature enabled) for exam duration.

version 3.1.0:

Bug Fixes

version 3.2.0:

Added feature to include pass score and maximum score for each category/subcategory