Dear Colleagues

We understand that the most boring activity of a university teacher is to evaluate answer sheets. Making a question paper may not be a boring activity but the trouble starts when you get a bundle of answer books to be evaluated within a couple of days. The best solution to this hassle is Multiples Choice Questions (MCQ). You can make the questions at ease as you teach or select the questions from standard question banks on the subject. However once the test has been conducted you are absolutely free to think about your future course of action.

R&D lab, CIIT has developed a high-tech Optical Mark Reader which scans 160 MCQ answer sheets per minute and uploads the results immediately on our website. Not only the results are displayed on the website but also the relevant software generates different reports like histograms and level of difficulty of each question etc.

A brief explanation of the working of the system is given below. The answer sheet is divided into the following parts.

Part 1
  • Paper Type: To avoid neighbouring students from copying from each other you can scramble your questions to prepare up to 4 types of question papers. The student will have to mark on his answer sheet the type of paper he has been given.
  • Student ID: Student ID consists of 6 characters starting from the top.
    • Spring/Fall: 1 digit
    • Year of admission: 2 digits
    • Class number: 3 digits
Part 2

Name/Registration number box: In this box the student may write his name and registration number. The OMR will not be able to read this but it can be used in case of a dispute

Part 3

Answers: There are 125 rows of 4 boxes each, labelled A, B, C and D written at the top of each column. A teacher can give any number of questions in his test up to 125. The student will fill the box of his choice with the help of a pencil or marker.

Part 4

Instructions for students (Top Left).

For more details, please call

Waqar Haider Bokhari
Head R&D Lab