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What is Computer based test? Response: It is a test conducted using the Local Area Network (LAN) to make it safe, secure and un-interrupted.

Is Computer based test (CBT) based on Internet? No

What computer knowledge is required to appear for CBT Mode? The candidate needs to know only how to operate the computer

What are the advantages in opting for CBT? The test can be organized in many cities simultaneously which will eliminate the need to travel from city to city. This saves cost and time. Advantages while taking the examination are: • Countdown timer will display the remaining time available to complete the examination. • Question Palette displayed on the right side of screen will show the status of each question. • You can easily navigate to any question by clicking on the question number in the Question Palette. • You can mark a question for review and then come back to it for saving the correct option. • You can easily navigate between multiple sections by clicking the respective section displayed on the top bar of the screen. • You can view the answering status for a Section by placing the mouse over the name of the Section. • You can view all the questions by clicking on the Question Paper button. • You can shuffle between different sections or change the optional Sections any number of times.

What will be the medium of CBT? Medium of examination will be English language ONLY.

Can a student select date/shift of CBT? No. There is only one single day/shift

Can I get an examination centre of my choice? You can choose three cities at the time of filling the application form. The list of cities is given in Appendix 1. ERA will endeavour to allocate the city of any one of your choice. However, ERA reserves the right to decide the cities for conducting ‘Uni-GAUGE EMeD 2015’. Any changes to the stated policy and decision will be communicated on the website ( Each city can have one or more centres. The allocation of centres is done through a computer assisted randomization/optimization process. The allocated centre will be communicated on the online test admission ticket (online TAT)

How secure is the CBT? It is very secure as human intervention is minimal, No; manipulation of answers, cheating and loss of time.

How can I practice for CBT? You can practice through web based mock test which will be available on ERA Foundation website from 06th April 2015.

What will happen in case there is some problem in computer during the examination? There will be enough buffer systems available in the examination centre to take care of such problems and time lost in change of system will be duly taken care as each and every second will be recorded by the server.