Job role-based assessment design
For Aptech Assessment & Testing Solutions, the first activity was to analyze the competencies involved against each job role. Through a minute analysis, Aptech identified the areas of assessment required for each competency. For example, for the post of Project Manager to be deployed in an e-governance project, Aptech Assessment & Testing Solutions recommended an assessment giving 33% weightage to aptitude & 67% to domain knowledge. Whereas aptitude included abilities like numerical, analytical, logical & language; domain knowledge was a mix of database-related topics as well as business analysis & managerial skills. There was an additional assessment on leadership skills since the candidates were also required to lead a team. The outcome of this assessment was also considered as a parameter when interviewing short-listed candidates.
On finalizing the assessment, Aptech Assessment & Testing Solutions administered the tests through proctored mode in Aptech Test Centres across major locations. There was a pre-decided window for assessment implementation - which means candidates had the flexibility of booking their slots as per their convenience within a given period of time.
This helped increase the number of responses since working professionals could book slots of their choice on any day of the week, instead of taking the exam in the old one-day one-slot format.