AIMA to conduct MAT through remote proctoring
Newsclick.in, May 4, 2020
MUMBAI: All India Management Association (AIMA) has launched the choice of Management Aptitude Test (MAT) in remote proctoring maintaining in thoughts the social distancing requirement put up Covid 19. Candidates can seem for the take a look at from their houses topic to sure norms, if they’ve a pc with webcam and web connectivity conforming to the technical specs, in accordance to a press release by AIMA.
“Given that social distancing will be a norm in the foreseeable future, remote proctoring of examinations and tests is the way forward,” stated AIMA Director General Rekha Sethi. “For students and recruiters both – it is secure, with AI based live proctoring by invigilators and you can take it from the safety of your home anytime,” she added.
The All India Management Association (AIMA) is the apex physique for administration in India with over 37000 members and shut to 6000 company/institutional members through 68 native administration associations affiliated to it.
MAT is a standardized take a look at being administered by AIMA to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to display screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied packages.
The Corona virus outbreak and subsequent lockdown had earlier prompted AIMA to postpone MAT from May to June.
Unlike within the conventional modes the place the candidates are being proctored within the managed surroundings of a take a look at room, within the remote proctoring mode of testing the candidates can be proctored utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) based mostly instruments, an AIMA assertion stated. The reliability of those instruments are examined and confirmed throughout by profitable conduct of many such excessive stakes exams internationally. Candidates who’re discovered to be contravening the pre-specified behavioral norms for such exams would first be warned, and if repeating the offence, even disqualified, in accordance to the assertion.
AIMA is placing in all of the required efforts to guarantee profitable execution of the take a look at by deploying sturdy software program and practices. There may even be a collection of mock exams at a nominal additional charge in order that the candidates have the chance to familiarise themselves with this new mode of testing earlier than showing for the precise take a look at.
AIMA will make the know-how accessible for descriptive exams carried out by it throughout India for the scholars enrolled for its distance training administration packages such because the PGDM, PGDITM, and many others.
AIMA can also be opening up this know-how to assist corporates with their recruitments going ahead.