At Mercer | Mettl, our mission is to make examinations and talent assessments accessible to all through technology and digitization. We partner with 500+ educational institutions globally across 90+ countries to automate their physical examinations. Mercer | Mettl's Proctoring as a Service (MPaaS) solution is a digital system that empowers universities to conduct credible online exams on their LMSs, such as on Canvas using instant technology integration.
Mercer | Mettl is the only Indian proctoring provider to feature in Gartner’s ‘Leader’s category.’ The following features make our proctoring world-class:
1. The proctoring tools can be integrated with major LMSs such as Canvas with a click of a button.
2. We provide AI-based and human-based proctoring; the AI bot flags 18+ suspicious cases with more than 98% accuracy.
3. We offer extremely secure systems and we are GDPR compliant as well.
Leading academic institutions such as IIM Bangalore, Miami Dade College (The USA), The Washington Center (The USA), PIP UNPAD (Indonesia), Ghent University (South Korea), etc., trust us with their online exam requirements.
“We sought an efficient platform for our entrance and end-semester examinations when faced with the pandemic and lockdown. Mercer | Mettl, with its host of solutions and openness to adapt to our requirements, met our expectations that smoothened the transition to online examinations.”- Dr Anil Joseph Pinto, Registrar, CHRIST University, Bangalore
“We want to be prepared to address all our students’ needs and concerns. Now that we have used Mercer | Mettl, we will undoubtedly continue to use its platform for the rest of eternity because of our great experience.”- Raphael Beuthner CIO, EBZ Business School, Germany
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Countries of data storage
AWS Mumbai, AWS China or AWS EU depending on the customer contract.
Data storage method
AWS Cloud Services is used for processing and storing all client data.
Data retention policy
Being the processor, Mercer | Mettl follows the guidelines for retention period from client. As an organization, Mercer | Mettl retains the data for 3 years.
Incident management program, policy, and testing
In line with ISO27001, the Incident Management program is in place and reviewed when there is any change, or at least once a year.
Disaster recovery and business continuity plan and testing
BCP is tested as backup is maintained in AWS and instances are created with existing back up. During pandemic, Mercer | Mettl served all clients without any issues showcasing availability and continuity. Controls are implemented as per ISO27001 guidelines.
Security Standard Certificates
Third party testing and security controls practices
Third party is engaged for audit as per ISO27001 once a year.
As a default setting, Mercer | Mettl only requires the email ID (PI) as mandatory fields to administer a test-taker’s quiz from the Canvas LMS. We get this data from the LMS side in the API calls, with whatever Email ID the candidate is registered on the LMS, that information is sent to MPaaS via the API call. Data controller at LMS' end can control what to send in the API calls if needed.