What is OMR?

OMR stands for Optical Mark Reader or Optical Mark Recognition. OMR is used to read forms, which have variable size field entries. The entry can be in the form of a check mark or a cross or some scribble. These forms are not restricted to automate entry sheets where the user needs to fill in the oval shape with a number 2 pencil. OMR usually needs a blank form and a definition of entry zones. The OMR detects marks in the scanned image and classifies them accordingly.

What is OMR Sheet?

OMR Sheet is a document, which is printed with OMR specifications. Our OMR Software can read a normal paper OMR sheet or OMR Scanner OMR Sheet.

Standard Definition:OMR Sheet is one of the “security print document” which is configured in such a way that it is difficult to reproduce by anyone else, but easy to be identified by the owner as original. The idea behind using these sheets is to make form processing “An Easy and a Fast process”. The OMR Sheets are extensively used by educational institutions across the world. They meet the needs of Competitive & Standard Examinations Data Procuring Process

Which scanner should we use with OMR Software?

Any desktop scanner can be used with OMR Software but ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) document scanners are the most preferred ones.

What type of information can I capture using OMR Software?

Any information on OMR Sheets can be captured using OMR Software. The information captured may vary depending on your needs.

Does OMR Software supports multiple answer questions?

Yes, OMR software supports multiple answer questions.

What are the formats in which data can be exported?

Data can be exported in XLS (excel sheet) and TXT (text) format from Verification. Test Analytics reports can be exported to all possible formats like PDF/XLS/DOC/HTML etc.

Can The Result be directly Published Online on the Website?

Yes, the result can be directly published online on the website.

If the sheet is not printed or scanned properly, will I get an error?

Yes, OMR Software gives an error if the OMR sheet is not printed or scanned properly.

What are the data that can be captured in the OMR Form?

Name of Applicants
Application Number
Test Centre
Test Code
Date of Examination
Roll Number
Course Applied For
Mailing Address
City / Town
Pin No.

What are the points should be avoided while filling the OMR Form?
  • Do not tick the circles.
  • Use only HB pencil and black pen to fill the circles properly.
  • Do not pin or staple anything with the OMR Application form.
  • The OMR Application Form should not be folded.
  • If you mark more than one bubble in a single choice question then, the answer will be considered wrong.
What is Timing Track. What is the importance of Timing Track in OMR Sheets?

Timing Tracks are rectangular blocks on the sides of OMR Sheets, which define the location of rows on the sheet. Timing Tracks indicate where to read for marks and indicate where to clip for images. Timing Tracks are very important in OMR Sheets, as they need to be placed in the straight line along oval blocks, as incorrect placement will lead to non-readable OMR Sheets.

What is OMR Software?

The OMR Software interprets the image from the scan and translates it to the desired format (e.g. ASCII). The OMR Software is basically used to evaluate the scanned OMR sheets and generate the desired results. OMR Software performs specific imaging functions as mentioned below :

Image Acquisition
File Conversion
Data Extraction
File Read/Write Commands

Can OMR Sheet be printed on a Normal Paper?

Any type of normal paper can be used for printing OMR Sheets. But it is recommended that its dimension should be near to A4 size paper as most of the scanners are A4 in size.

What is the advantage of using OMR Software?

The biggest advantage of using OMR Software is that it is the most cost-effective way to evaluate scanned OMR Sheets and process results accordingly.

Does OMR Software supports negative marking?

Yes, OMR software supports negative marking.

Can The Result be directly SMS or Emailed to the Student?

Yes, the result can be directly SMS or Emailed to the student.

What are the dimensions of OMR Sheet?

The recommended OMR Sheet width is 8.5 inches which is standard A4 sheet width. The height of the OMR Sheet can increase as per the requirement.

What is the accuracy of the data captured?

The accuracy of the data captured is 100%, if circles are properly filled.

How to fill OMR Forms?

Mark your responcse only in the space provided for the purpose. Response marked elsewhere will not be considered. Fill the boxes/circles in the form completely and then precede to darken relevant circles/boxes OMR Form has to be filled using HB pencil. Please fill the appropriate circles with due care. Avoid over-writing Completely darken the respective circle for your response. You may change a mark by completely erasing the wrongly filled circle. The erasure should be complete and without any smudges as partially erases mark may lead to wrong reading by the computer. Please do not write on mark on this application form outside the demarcated areas. Do not make any stray marks on OMR Application Form. Ensure complete correctness of data Mark multiple bubbles only on multiple choice questions Do not mark any thing on four corners and bottom sheet indentiication place. Any changes in four corner and sheet indentification blocks will lead to rejection of sheet and no result will be generated for such sheets.

Do I get an error if the OMR sheet if not printed or scanned properly?

Yes, OMR Software gives an error if the OMR sheet is not printed or scanned properly.

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