Laas as service (SaaS) Help : Online exam configuration

This page displays the current configuration values for the chosen online exam. The exam instructor can adjust the exam environment by changing several options here.

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Configuration options are explained below:

1. Configuration

1.1 Exam Name : This field displays the "Exam Name" which was provided while creating the exam. This field cannot be edited in exam configuration.

1.2 Number of Exams : This filed is displays the number of different exams that will be made available to the candidate when the author database is used in CBT Software- Exam Engine. This field is automatically updated based on the field "Number of questions per exam". Each exam will have a equal number of questions, a unique question set selected from all the questions present in the database.

1.3 No. of Questions per exam : By default this field will show total number of questions present in the database.

1.4 Pass Percentage : This field is used to set the pass percentage for the exam. Default value is set to 65%

1.5 Max time allowed : This field is used to set the time allowed to take the exam. Default value is set to 210 minutes (3.5 hours)

1.6 Max score : This field is used to set the maximum score for the exam. Default values is set to 100.

2. Enabled buttons

This section allows author to select the buttons and features which will be permitted when candidate is taking an exam.

2.1 Previous : Previous button allows the candidate to view the previous question. Disabling previous button will force the candidate to view the questions in forward sequence only, after once viewing/answering the question candidate will not be able to go back to that question.

2.2 Bookmarking Allowed : Candidate can bookmark any number of questions while taking the exam and view only bookmarked questions at any time during the exam or after the exam (for retaking). If unchecked bookmarking will not be allowed while taking the exam.

2.3 Review : Review feature lists all the questions in the exam and candidate can select any question to view by just clicking the question in the list.

2.4 Pause Timer : This feature will allow candidate to pause the exam timer while taking the exam.

2.5 Default User: Enabling this will allow candidates to use the exam as default user.

2.6 View category/subcategory score : Enabling this option will show detailed results for each category and subcategory. If this option is disabled only category wise scrore will be displayed to the students.

3. Allowed Exam Modes

This section allows author to select if the questions in the database will be available to the candidate in learn mode, exam mode or both. Uncheck to disable.

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

3.2 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.

4. Enable/Disable exam mode options

4.1 Final Exam : If final exam is available to candidate.

4.2 Bookmarked Questions Only : If this option is selected all the questions that are bookmarked in current exam will be displayed.

5. Optional Configuration

5.1 Geo Location : This option will allow author to get the current geo location of the students when they are taking exam. Please note geo location is available only for online exams and will be shown in the web admin control panel when admin monitors current online exams.

5.2 OTP : If admin enables this option candidates will have to enter a OTP sent to their email id when they try to login into CBT Exam Engine module. This option is disabled in offline exams.

5.3 Image casting : If admin enables this option web camera attached to candidates systems will take images at regular interval which can be viewed by the admin in web admin control panel when admin monitors current online exams. This option is disabled in offline exams.

5.4 Screen Recording : If admin enables this option the system screen will be recorded for entire duration of the exam, even if candidate minimizes the CBT Software window.

6. Show Default : This button will show default values for all the configuration options.



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