While previously the common entrance exam was held at examination centres, this time, due to the pandemic, the exam was held as an AI-proctored online exam which candidates could attend from their homes.
“Despite a few technical issues, the exam was conducted successfully. Out of the 2200 candidates, three candidates were barred from writing the exam after a warning was issued for indulging in malpractice. Each invigilator monitored a batch of 30 students to ensure there was no malpractice,” said Dr M Krishnan, MKU vice chancellor.
The VC added, “As it was an online exam, we were capable of detecting even the smallest changes in the candidates’ surroundings.”
Video and audio of the candidate was recorded live through a camera and microphone of their device during the exam. The system for online exam used Artificial Intelligence to detect and record face emotions, pupil movement or any other activities, including presence of another person.
The exam was for two hours and candidates had to answer 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs). MKU partnered with a new private company for this AI-proctored exam.