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  1. Prepare your test-taking device.

    Make sure your device meets the minimum system requirements for ExamID/ExamMonitor.

    1. Examplify version 2.3.2 or greater
    2. Hard Drive: 2GB or higher available space
    3. RAM: 8GB or higher recommended; 4GB required
    4. Webcam (no virtual cameras or phones as cameras)
    5. Microphone (no headphones, no virtual mics)
    6. Internet: 2Mpbs upload speed

  2. Take a practice exam.

    1. Disconnect any external headphones/microphones/earbuds/headsets.
    2. Go through our ExamID/ExamMonitor briefing slides (CIT Student Briefing Slides) and take a practice exam.
      1. How do I start and take a proctored exam?
      2. Ensure that your device’s camera and microphone are in good working condition.
      3. Take a photo using Examplify. The first photo will be used as the baseline photo for ID verification.

      4. Position your device in such a way that your whole face and shoulder are captured by the camera throughout the exam.

      5. Refer to the troubleshooting guides or write to if you run into any technical issues.

  3. On the exam day.

    1. Find a good place to take your exam.

      1. Be in a well-lit space as the camera needs good light to work well.
      2. Reserve a quiet place where you will be alone for the entire assessment.
      3. Ensure no one else is in the room or will be within the camera’s view.
    2. Before the exam.
      1. Remove any external headphones/microphones/earbuds/headsets.
      2. Position your device in such a way that your whole face and shoulder are captured by the camera throughout the exam (refer to 2.b.iii).
    3. Do start the exam on time.
    4. During the exam.
      1. Do not leave the view of the camera, unless discretion has been granted by the invigilating assessment team, e.g. bathroom breaks.
      2. Do not move in an unusual or excessive way.
      3. Do not look away from the screen, unless physical resources are permitted.
      4. Do not photograph, print, or take a screenshot of any part of the exam via any medium.
      5. Do not use any unauthorized materials or devices.
      6. Do not use multiple monitors, keyboards or mice.
      7. Do not wear hats or headphones/earbuds/headsets.
      8. Do not eat or drink.
      9. Do not have other people in the room.
      10. Do not speak or have any background noise.
      11. Do not communicate with anyone, unless there is a need to contact the invigilating assessment team or technical support.