Practical Test is conducted to assess practical knowledge of the candidate. There are various ways to assess candidate knowledge.
In this scenario, the candidate is expected to answer questions asked by the invigilator/ examiner. Most of the time such exam is conducted with candidates and examiner physically present at one of the locations.
Technology can help to eliminate the need for physical presence. Candidate can log in to the system, the examiner would also be able to login to see live streaming video of the candidate. Examiners can ask questions to be answered by the candidate. Such videos can be recorded and stored for evaluation purposes. Examiner sitting at any location can conduct oral test of the candidates present across various locations.
Practical Assignment Test
In such a case the candidate is expected to show some practical assignment like doing some activity on the computer. Marks are allotted based on the accuracy of the activity.
Online Streaming of Candidate Viva
Technology is helping to reduce the barrier of physical location. Online Streaming of the viva process can eliminate the need to candidate and invigilator presence at the same location. Candidate can log on to the system from any location and continue viva with a video streaming facility.
Exam invigilators can analyze/assess candidates sitting at the remote location. All the recordings of video streaming can be verified in the future for reference/ audit purposes. It would be helpful to analyze how the invigilator has assessed the candidate performance and if it is uniform across the candidate group.
Under the Indian Govt Skill India initiative, it is expected to train more than 500 million candidates in the coming 5 years’ time. Each candidate would be assessed after training to understand if the candidate is ready to apply the skills learned in the practical world. The technology of online evaluation and viva can help to speed up assessment and it can also be standardized.
Screen Activity Recording
Eklavvya has built technology to record the entire screen for various activities performed by the candidate. It is useful to check if the candidate is performing certain practicals as per recommendations. The entire activity is recorded in the system for further reference related to the evaluation process.
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