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Multi-Choice Exam Marking

Take advantage of the latest electronic exam marking methods that use OMR (Optical Mark Reading) scanning technology.

Features of the OMR system

OMR exam marking offers:

  • optional feedback that provides students with information about their incorrect answers
  • the ability to sort order when viewing results
  • easy import of the result file into Excel

Read an Otago Bulletin article about multi-choice exam marking

Special OMR examination forms are used with software that 'reads' the marks on the form and captures the data electronically. This allows rapid and accurate recording of multi-choice exam results.

Please complete this request form to request multi-choice exam marking

The following downloadable image files show examples of what the exam answer sheets look like (access is password restricted to authorised University staff only for security reasons):

  • Exam Answer Sheet in .jpg format ( Front | Back )

Note: Results are only held by ITS for one month after processing.

Important Information – Multiple-Choice Examination Delivery and Collection
Exams are to be delivered to and collected from the following address: 

Reception
51 Clyde St
Dunedin

Please contact AskOtago or email omr.scanning@otago.ac.nz to be given staff-only access to electronic marking information.

Do you have a question? Please see our Frequently Asked Questions about multi-choice examination marking