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Java-Based Software Replaces Paper-Based Exams and Saves Trees

Online exam software

The company named EPractize Labs comes with an innovative product, Skill Evaluation Lab, a Java EE application that can be used for conducting any kind of online exams.

This Java based application can be used in many areas like pre-employment testing, employment training, performance appraisal, employment surveys, conducting government exams, university exams, school exams, kids IQ exams, aptitude exams, psychometric exams, personality tests, conducting exams for visually challenged candidates, and much more. The great thing about Skill Evaluation Lab is that the product can also be used for conducting voice based questions. Exam managers can create voice questions directly on their desktop headphone. The voice feature emphasis online exams for Visually Challenged candidates.

Note that the software uses Java technology in all places including web image editor for writing pen mouse exams including drawing images and voice management components. These components are developed as Java Applets to run on all leading browsers.

We are all living in such a peaceful environment with green trees. The bad thing about our lifestyle is that we need to spoil tree’s life to make useful items like chairs, doors, windows, etc. Many trees are part of our life and even in the case of education; papers are playing a major role in education domain. Though we have invented e-learning kits like Kindle, Training Lab, e-Books, etc, still the exam process is not able to move from traditional paper based ones. This product is the fruit of EPractize Labs 7 years expertise in the e-education field to completely move from paper based exams to computer based exams.

The product is developed with pure Java APIs and it can run on any Java EE 5 or above compliant application servers. It has been tested on client’s environment with JBoss-MySQL for 2500 concurrent users on just 3GB RAM machine and the performance results are outstanding. Thanks to Java EE EJB components scalability benefits.

The same company also offers Offline Exam Tool, Test Generator Lab for small organizations in affordable cost and Java Certification exam study guides in the form of Training Lab, exam preparation software for individuals and Multinational Corporates. The company has been appreciated all over the world. Skill Evaluation Lab is developed with popularly proven Training Lab components, such as Goals tracker and Focus lab for measuring trainee skills.

If you are eager to know how this Java based solution save trees, you must watch this Youtube video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36gIVQqucqM

To understand better, read the following salient features of Skill Evaluation Lab:

  • Different roles for exam management, report management, print management and exam takers. Easily create your own tests with single choice, multiple choice, single text, match the right choice and descriptive questions.
  • Create voice questions directly on your desktop headphone. Can be used for conducting online exams for Visually Challenged candidates.
  • Examine can write and draw images for descriptive questions. They can also record their voice answers from web.
  • An instant communication – SMS and Email alerts for exam takers and administrators.
  • The product can scale up to any number of concurrent users. The application can be scaled to handle any number of concurrent users.
  • Load questions from XL spreadsheet or from question editor within the product.
  • A language-proof package – Create questions in any language with image, videos and flash files.
  • An Opportunity for an improvement – Test/topic comparison charts to measure overall weakness areas.
  • Performance chart and focus lab for trainee results to track the training progress.
  • Ranking chart to select candidates for appreciation or performance appraisal.
  • Multi-format outputs – Reports can be exported to PDF, RTF, HTML and CSV formats.

One great advantage of the software is that the product can be hosted online or local system and can be accessed via all leading browsers. No installation or setup is required on the client machine; software binary(Java EE EAR file) needs to be installed on the server. The company also offers windows installer for windows installation and installing on Linux or other OS is just copy and paste.

So if you are looking for Online Exam Solution to move from paper based exams you need look no further. Visit http://www.epractizelabs.com/online-test/ today.