How to plug the cheating loopholes in the online examination system

Affected by covid-19, many exams have to be organized online but it may perplex teachers that students will cheat during the exams, which seems reasonable because it is even hard to prevent cheating offline. So how to plug the cheating loopholes in an online examination system? Are there any effective methods?

In fact, there are many effective methods provided by online examination system to prevent cheating, as shown below.

Random questions: random questions, random order of questions and random order of options can be set up in online examination system, which will lead to different exam papers of candidates.

Real-time multi-screen monitoring: during the exam, if it’s necessary, teachers can proctor the exam at the administrator’s back-end, watching the real-time multi-screen monitoring to make sure that students behave themselves during the exam. The administrator can send a warning to the candidates who are suspected of cheating.

Switching screen limit: to prevent candidates from cheating by searching for answers, switching screen limit can be set up so that every time candidates switch the page, the system will give a warning; and the system will hand in the paper automatically when it reaches the switching screen limit.

Face recognition: candidates have to pass the face matching process to enter to take an online exam. The candidates can not take the exam if they fail to pass the face matching, which makes ghost exam takers impossible.

face recognition

AI proctoring: AI proctoring is also provided by online examination system. With the feature on, the sound environment, the movement of the candidates, the identity of the candidate, etc. can be detected by the system.

Screen lockdown: with the feature on during an exam, candidates will enter the full screen mode and candidates will not be able to exit the mode until the paper is submitted. Therefore, students can not be distracted by social Apps or search for answers.

No copying or pasting: with the feature on , candidates can not copy the questions to search for answers and paste content.

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