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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 4:15PM IST (10:45AM GMT)

Mettl's CEO Emphasizes on the Role of Technology in Education Sector at Global Education Summit 2017


Remote Proctoring Technology and Scalable Platforms are boosting the shift to online assessments


New Delhi, Delhi, India

Mettl, one of India’s leading online assessment company got to share the stage with leading educationists and skill aggregators across the industry at the Global Education Summit’17 in Delhi.

Global Education Summit celebrated itself as one of the biggest events in the education sector. The event brought together major stakeholders in sharing their experiences and ideas on the theme of “Quality Education in making a better society”. Senior officials from the government like Shri Upendra Kushwaha (Minister of State, Human Resource Department), industry and academia and key decision makers in the field of education from India and all over the world graced the occasion with their insightful words.

In the words of Mettl’s CEO, Ketan Kapoor - “We see a new trend coming up in the education sector of India, where age old techniques are falling behind; new technologies like online assessments, remote proctoring, data backed online exam software is helping education institutes in taking a step forward in the right direction”.

Platforms like that of Mettl’s are ending the pen-paper testing era and starting a new phase of online assessments for Entrance Tests, Internal Exams, Distance Learning Programs and other high stakes exam gradually.

Ketan also highlighted key features like Remote Proctoring, Scalability at a click of a button, better student-teacher experience and data-backed curation of assessments are imperative for this massive shift from age-old techniques to new ones.

With clients of the size of the biggest business schools in India among other notable education institutions, Mettl’s CEO briefly discussed the impact made on the education scenario till date and engaged in discussion with leading industry experts on the way forward. 

About Mettl

Mettl is one of the largest and fastest growing assessment and skill measurement company in India with an annual run rate of more than 6 Million assessments today. Mettl serves 1500+ corporates, 26+ sector skill councils/government departments and 11+ educational institutions through their innovative offerings for online examination platform, recruitment, talent management and technology solutions around assessments with a global presence in over 80 countries.
 
Mettl has won various accolades in the recent past - NSDC has selected Mettl as one of the 14 companies to drive innovation in the skills area in India and Thomas Friedman has written about Mettl and its technology impact in New York Times. Additionally, we're also a winner of Michael Porter & IFC-Mint Strategy Award for Technology Enabled Assessments, held annually to recognize and honor the best Indian companies in different niche categories.
 
Mettl’s key differentiators are spread across an innovative technology platform, strong assessment and item development and management process, deep analytics and operational excellence to conduct assessments in every nook and corner of India. Mettl's auto‐proctoring technology (remote invigilation technology) ensures that authenticity of an assessment is maintained even when tests are taken remotely during recruitment, training effectiveness and certification. Mettl is 6 years old, backed by top investors and is led by two IIT-IIM alumni. For more information please contact - www.mettl.com


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Platforms like that of Mettl's are providing a means to the end of pen-paper testing era and starting a new phase of online assessments for Entrance Tests, Internal Exams, Distance Learning Programs and other high stakes exam gradually.