TISS-BAT is an Online Entrance Examination conducted in Remote Proctoring Assessment (RPA) mode with one-hour duration (including reading instructions), having only Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). The BAT examination will be conducted on August 09, 2020 from 2pm to 3pm. RPA means that you can attend the examination being at your location through online mode, monitored by examination invigilators (proctors) and based on the below requirements and instructions.
Candidate Login time
Login Closes at
August 09, 2020
Online Entrance Examination
1:00pm – 2:00pm
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
2:15 - 3.00 pm
The exam will have 40 Multiple Choice Questions to be attempted in 45 minutes with NO Break between the three sections.
There will also be NO Negative Marking.
Topics (These are indicative)
History |Geography | Media | Sports | Films | Literature | Environment | Policies |Polity | Culture | Science
Mathematics and Logical Reasoning
Arithmetic | Geometry | Logical Reasoning | Ratio Proportion | Time Distance | Number Series | Data Interpretation
Synonyms | Antonyms | Find the odd one out |
Fill in the blank(s) | Correct the sentence | Identify the error | Reading Comprehension
SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVITY REQUIREMENTS
Laptop with webcam & Earphones
Desktop with webcam & Earphones
Smartphone with front camera (Android phones ONLY)
At least 512 KBPS or above (1GB recommended).
You can check your internet speed on this link - https://www.speedtest.net/.
The maximum bandwidth required per day is 1 GB for attending the BAT successfully.
Google Chrome browser version (Version 84.0.4147.89)
Please check the version of Google Chrome – Go to the top right corner of the browser and click the - option settings – About Browser (Left corner) – if the version is lower, can download chrome from:- https://www.google.com/intl/en_in/chrome/
4.Email and Phone Number
Make sure that your registered mail ID & mobile number are working and you may receive call and/or check your spam mail also to get information sent by TISS regarding BAT.
SETTING AND CHECKING TO BE DONE
1.Google Chrome settings: - You need to allow Google Chrome to use camera & microphone when the application asks for. This is mandatory, without which you will NOT be able to attend the BAT.
Smart phone users can- Go to Settings -> Go to Applications -> Google Chrome -> Permissions -> Allow permission for Camera & Microphone.
2.Laptop / Desktop users will need to allow permission to Chrome browser to use camera & microphone on the pop-up window.
3.Please test your Webcam / front camera using the link below :
https://assessment.eklavvya.com/Student/webcamtest (test this link in Google Chrome browser only)
4.Important: Make sure there is sufficient light in the room where you sit to attend the BAT. The proctor (invigilator) will identify you & monitor your movements during exam. If the proctor fail to identify you before the BAT, due to low light and/or any other reasons, you will not be allowed to continue the exam.
5.Turn off notifications in apps and browser popups to avoid examination termination.
* You have to turn off notifications from all apps that could possibility distract you during exam- such as, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Telegram and all such other apps.
* Smartphone users can go to settings -> Applications -> Select the App-> Notifications -> Turn off all notifications.
6.Inform all your family members and friends that they should not call you during the examination hours.
7.Please note that notifications and incoming calls would be considered as warning alerts and may cause termination of exam.
PRE-EXAMINATION DAY PREPARATION:
You will receive examination details on your registered email - one day prior to the date of examination and it will contain the examination link, user ID & password. In case you have not received the examination details within the defined timeline, please contact TISS Care, 022 2552 5252 or send mail to email@example.com
EXAMINATION DAY PREPARATION:-
Instructions to be followed before 60 minutes prior to the examination
Instructions to be followed before 30 minutes prior to the exam
INSTRUCTIONS TO BE FOLLOWED DURING THE EXAM
You are required to login 60min prior to the examination time. Late joining to the examination will not be permitted any circumstances.
Other important instructions:
+91 74988 41627 / +91 85520 45082 / +91 74988 17501
+91 95454 80371 / +91 90670 78903 / +91 95525 86428
Candidates who are visually challenged, locomotor and dyslexic: 1) As per directives of GOI, visually challenged, locomotor disability (both arm affected) and dyslexic candidates who are using a scribe/writer will be allowed 15 minutes compensatory time for the computer based test.2) . All the rules for candidates (not carrying cell phone, laptop, tablet, calculator, etc) apply to the scribe/writer. The qualification of the scribe should be one step below the candidate taking the test.3). The writer/scribe is expected to bring a bonafide certificate from their respective college to prove their present course of study.
How to use the system:
Wish you all the best for your exams!
TISS BACHELORS ADMISSION TEST (BAT) 09 AUGUST 2020
Common Problems encountered and its solutions
Q1. Any specific smart phones suggested?
Ans : All Android smart phones are supported. It is found there are some problems sometimes while using iOS, so would suggest NOT to use any iOS devices like iPhones, MACs, IPads etc.
Q2. What are the settings to be done before exam?
Ans : - Install latest version of Google Chrome Browser (Version 84.0.4147.89)
( https://tinyurl.com/ya3fdq58) - Turn off notifications from apps and pop-ups in browser
Q3. Can I make or receive phone calls during the exam?
Ans : No, Any incoming, outgoing call received/attended by you would be considered as a violation of BAT rules and you will be terminated from the examination.
Q4. Can I use any other application or receive notifications during exam?
Ans : No. All notifications will be considered as violation of BAT rules and you will be terminated from the examination, so it SHOULD be kept off.
Q5. If my internet connectivity is not good, what will happen?
Ans : You may still be able to appear for the exam, but you may face issues in terms of loading of the questions, answer submissions etc. You are required to appear from a place where there is a good connectivity. We suggest that you should have 1GB data before starting the examination to have a good examination experience.
Q6. What actions can cause system warnings/ terminations during the exam?
Ans : System warnings are shown to you:
Q7. If the online examination gets stuck during the exam, what should I do?
Ans : You can restart the device and login with the same credentials and explain to the proctor and if proctor allows you can continue the exam.
Q8. Can I change the device during the exam?
Ans : Yes, you can change your device and login with the same credentials with the consent of the proctor and the same will be recorded for verification. Without the consent, it will be treated as violation of the examination rules and your examination will not be considered for qualifying BAT.
Q9. If I am not able to log into the examination application, what should I do?
Ans: If you face any technical difficulty while logging in the application, you can call the examination helpline numbers +91 74988 41627 / +91 85520 45082 / +91 74988 17501 / +91 95454 80371 / +91 90670 78903 / +91 95525 86428.
Q10. If I have some difficulty DURING the exam, what should I do?
Ans : Once examination starts - all queries will be handled by Proctor ONLY. In case both technical team/ proctor not able address your issue, Hub Coordinator may contact you to help, it will be depend on the availability.
Q11. I have updated the Chrome browser but I am still facing a problem accessing the examination system. What should I do?
Ans : If you face any issues on Updated chrome browser then please try once with Updated Mozilla firefox browser. Please ensure it is working during the mock exam.
Q12. Can I use office laptops for taking the exams? Ans : Not recommended. Office laptops sometimes have restrictions and will not allow access of all sites. So it needs to be avoided or tested in advance for compatibility.
Q13. At what time I should login to the examination system ? Ans : You are supposed to log in to the examination system 60 minutes before scheduled time for ID verification processes and other technical checking. Late entries will not be permitted.
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