Saksham is Embibe's smart ingestion tool which enables you to upload your own questions and create tests for JEE Main and NEET. You can further publish these tests for your students on your institute website/ mobile app.
Why use Saksham?
- Upload your own questions in docx format (Pagemaker support is in the pipeline) on your institute app/web app. Build your own digital library
- Add mathematical formula and chemical equation with easy-to-use online editor
- Insert images
- Share the URL with academician for review
- Conduct tests as per your requirement - decide your paper pattern
- Get enhanced analytics of your own paper
- Save 90% time and effort in ingesting your questions and creating your paper online
How to create a test with Saksham? How to upload your own tests on your Institute’s Android app/ Website with Saksham?
Questions to be made available in docx format in a predefined structure.
The template and instructions for the question paper are available for download in Saksham.
How to upload your questions and create a test using Saksham?
Once you have these two things ready, follow the steps as under to upload your own questions and create a test with Saksham:
Step 1: Login to your institute dashboard. Click Here
Step 2: From the left side of the screen, click on "Param Saksham".
Step 3: Click on "Start Creating Test".
Step 4: Choose the goal of the test - Engineering or Medical.
Step 5: Choose the exam for which you want to create the test (JEE Main for Engineering or NEET for Medical).
Step 6: You will see three options:
- Choose from standard format type
- Choose from custom format type
- Upload your questions to create a test
Click on "Create Test" under “Upload your questions to create a test”.
Step 7: You will see this screen. Click on "Upload Questions" and browse the MS Word file (with ‘docx’ file extension) from your system to upload. You can also drag and drop or
Step 8: Once the MS Word file is successfully uploaded, you will see the screen as shown in the image below:
Click on “Proceed to Review”.
Step 9: You will see the following screen:
If there is any error, a message will be displayed on the screen (shown in the image above). You can click on "Errors" to see what errors are there. For example, in the image below, you can see that Option A for Question Number 79 is missing. The number inside the bracket next to the "Errors" button shows the number of errors in the paper. Now click on "Next".
You have to manually fix the errors for each question (in the above case, add Option A). Make sure you click on "Update" for each of the questions after making the necessary changes.
Once you have made the necessary changes, the number next to the "Errors" button will become zero (0).
If there is no error, you can directly click on "Next".
Step 10: You will see the following screen:
Here, a message will be displayed if there are missing question tags in the uploaded paper. Click on "Exceptions" to see the questions where tags are missing.
You can add the question tags for each of them (and click on "Update").
Click on "Next" once you have added the tags.
Step 11: With the errors fixed and missing tags added, you are now in the final stage of creating your test. You can go through each of the questions to see if everything is fine and approve them individually.
You can also click on "Approve All" to approve all the questions. If you think you need to make some more changes in any question, you can click on "Previous" to go back to the previous stage and make the changes.
Step 12: Now, name your test and set the duration of the test. Then click on "Review Test Now".
Step 13: The system will generate your test and you will be able to review the paper one final time.
In order to do that, click on the subject that you want to review. Under the subject, you can click on a particular question, any of the options under it, or its solution to make the necessary changes in it with the inbuilt editor.
With the editor, you can do the following:
a. Click on "Format" to change the format of selected text/add headings and sub-headings.
b. You can also select the font of the text by clicking on the "Font" option.
Note that selecting "Kruti Dev" will enable typing in Hindi.
c. You can bold, italicize, and underline selected text.
d. You can add subscript and superscript using these buttons:
e. You can insert numbered as well as bulleted lists:
f. You can add images and tables as well. To insert an image, click on the button inside the red box as shown in the screenshot below:
You will see the following screen from where you can upload the image:
To insert a table, click on the button as shown in the image below:
As you can see, creating tables needs you to select the number of rows and column.
Note: To easily get this done, you can also copy and paste or drag and drop.
g. Clicking on the button inside the box as shown in the image below will open another window which will enable you to insert mathematical equations.
h. Similarly, you can also add chemical formulas by clicking on the button shown in the image below (inside the red box):
In addition to that, you will be able to:
- Add more options and change the correct answer for any question
- Change marking scheme and edit/add question meta tags
Step 14: Click on "Save & Continue" once you have made all the changes.
Step 15: In this step, you will be able to add or edit instructions for your students.
Step 16: Now, you can either download the test as a PDF file or publish on your Embibe website and white label Embibe app.
Clicking on "Download PDF" will give you the option to:
- Select the test set and download it; a total of 6 sets will be available
- Download its answer key, and
- Download both answer key and solutions.
Otherwise, you can click on "Publish Test". This will take you to the following screen:
Here, each row corresponds to a batch. As you can see, for every batch, there is:
- a check box on the left side,
- a "View" option,
- a blank space for password,
- a "Schedule" button, and
- a "Set Date" button.
There is also another button, "Password Actions".
Here, you will be able to do the following:
- Check the box against the batch (as shown in the left side of the image above) for which you want to conduct the test.
- Click on "View" to view the list of the students in a particular batch.
- Set password for the test of a particular batch by clicking on the blank space corresponding to that batch (in the "Password" column). You can also click on "Password Actions" and clear the passwords or auto-generate them.
- Click on "Schedule" and then select the date and time for the test to go live. You can also select the date and time for the test to end or choose to keep it live forever.
- Set the date and time for the report/result to be generated for students by clicking on "Set Date" under Solutions.
Step 17: Click on "Publish Now" To publish the test. Your test will be published on your app as well as institute website and you will see the following screen:
If you want the test to be available only on your app, click on "Disable for Web".
You can also check the list of all published tests as well as tests in draft from the institute dashboard.
So, this is how how SAKSHAM can help you save your time and effort to create your own test, by ingesting your own content/ questions seamlessly into the system.