What is Onscreen Marking System ?
Onscreen Marking System is useful to evaluate physical copies of the answer sheets in digital format.
It helps removing location and physical answer sheet handling constraint for the examiners, moderators and result processing authority. Physical written answer sheet is scanned and uploaded to cloud based software system.
Digital evaluation tools like digital annotations, assigning marks, total calculation, moderation is simplified and can be completed in quick time.
Here is one of the System Screenshot of Annotation Panel to evaluate Answer sheet copy.
Here is the introductory Video to understand what is Onscreen Marking Solution
Benefits of Onscreen Marking for Exam Paper Correction
Here are the details of Online Onscreen Marking System
1.Exam Master Creation
It is first step to initiate online evaluation activity. Examination attributes like Exam Name, Semester Name, Exam Type, Question Paper Pattern need to be defined in the system
Exam can have compulsory / optional questions where student is expected to attempt say any 3 out of 5, any 2 out of 3 questions. Schema of the examination process should be defined for each exam.
It would act as an input to evaluation step.
Exam Master would display all the exams defined in the system for one or more courses as shown below. Question paper or Model Answer Copy is also uploaded and it can be viewed here. It is useful during evaluation process.
2.Exam Paper Upload
There is facility to upload question paper in pdf format. Admin can upload question paper associated with each exam defines in step 1.
It would be useful to view question paper during answer sheet evaluation.
You can also upload model answers along with question paper as a reference for evaluators and moderators.
You can upload question paper along with its pattern like optional questions, compulsory questions, Semester, Subject. There is excel template defined for exam pattern. It is useful while generating results after onscreen evaluation process.
3.Candidate Master Information
Each student / candidate entry should be made in the system with attributes like Name, Email, Contact Number, Division, Stream etc.
Information of Individual students, Batch(s) can be imported, updated in this section. As shown on the above screen you can see ,Student data would be shown in grid with features Import Template, Deactivate.
You can also record exam attendance in this section.
4.Candidate Batch Creation
You can define one or more logical grouping of the candidates based on division, course type (full time, part time) and specialization selected etc.
This logical group helps to identify subjects associated with the individual as it would help in assigning exam attributes for particular candidate and subsequent result processing.
5.Scanned Answer Sheet Upload
Scanning process scans physical copies of the answer sheet and it is uploaded to the system over cloud data.
All Answer sheet copies are digitally masked to hide identity of the student from examiner.
6.Examiner/ Evaluator Master Data Creation
You need to upload examiner or evaluator data in the system. You can define individual evaluator with the help of Name, Email, Mobile, Specialization etc.
Each evaluator can login to the system using unique credentials defined.
7. Evaluator Assignment
Admin need to assign each individual evaluator certain number of answer sheets to evaluate.
There is a facility to assign answer scripts to the pool of examiners. Let’s consider if answer scripts of a particular subject ‘Mathematics’ has 5000 answer scripts and total number of examiners can 15. In this case system can assign answer scripts to individual examiners in a random manner.
There is also a facility to assign one answer script to be evaluated by 1 or more examiners simultaneously. Based on the scoring pattern algorithm and score difference system can assign final score for the respective answer sheet.
8. Evaluator Scheduling
Admin can also define evaluation schedule. Evaluator need to ensure that all answer sheets are evaluated within defined time frame. After specific time, evaluation activity gets disabled for the respective examiner.
Admin can also define minimum time required for evaluation of single answer script. Let’s consider admin has set minimum time frame a 2 minutes then examiners would need to evaluate the single answer sheet for at least 2 minutes before marking it as completed evaluation.
9.Secure PDF View for Answer sheet / Online Answer Checker
Each evaluator has unique login credentials to login and view individual copy of digital answer sheet.
Secure pdf viewer is provided to view and add annotations. Each evaluator can easily add annotations and marks for individual questions and sub questions. Online Paper Correction can be managed easily with this process.
What is digital Evaluation System?
Digital evaluation system is useful to evaluate digital copies of the answer sheet using laptop, tablet or any such electronic device.
Examiners can login securely to the system to evaluate answer sheets in digital manner.
How to check Answer Sheet?
Answer sheets can be evaluated online using onscreen marking system. Examiner can login securely and see all pages of the answer sheet on the screen. Toolbox and controls are available on the screen to define annotations and evaluate answer sheet.
Following are some of the controls or tools available for the evaluator to check answer sheet digitally.
10.Reporting and Administration
System has provided unique reporting and analytics to track progress of each evaluator, moderator for answer sheet evaluation process.
Critical numbers like total number of answer sheets evaluated, total number of answer sheets pending, avg number of answer sheets evaluated per day, avg time needed to finish particular answer sheet can be tracked to get progress of the task.
11.Moderation of Answer Sheet
As per rules and regulations, certain number of answer sheets should be moderated after first level of evaluation done by the examiner.
Moderator can login to the system to start fresh evaluation of the answer sheet.
Final score of particular candidate is calculated after taking into consideration moderator’s analysis. Total score calculation depends on score of the examiner and score of the moderator.
12. User Logs
System maintains detailed log activity like user login , logout, location of access, total time taken for particular evaluation, avg time taken for evaluation of particular group of answer sheets, overall internet connection quality during evaluation.
Such logs are useful to understand overall progress and auditing of the entire answer sheet evaluation activity.
13. Student Request for Evaluated Answer Script Copy
Students can request for evaluated answer script copy. In this case, you can provide view access right to the student for certain period of time (1 to 2 weeks).
Student would be emailed with credentials though email in order to view answer script. Student can view evaluated copy of the answer script.
Entire workflow becomes easy. All manual administrative processes of physically getting copy of answer script, scanning it or taking print of it and courier to the student is eliminated using digital answer script checking process