NASSCOM Innovation Awards 2007, Madan Padaki, Co-Founder & CEO, MeritTrac


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NASSCOM Innovation Awards 2007, Madan Padaki, Co-Founder & CEO, MeritTrac

  1. 1. Redefining Assessments MeritTrac Assessment Zones (MAZ)
  2. 2. India’s Largest Skills Assessment Company Investee Company of Manipal Education Group About us <ul><li>Over 3 Million candidates tested | Assessing 125,000 every month </li></ul><ul><li>250+ Clients across IT, BPO, Engineering, Banking, Healthcare, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Tests in over 300 areas | Item bank of 75,000+ questions </li></ul><ul><li>Web based Testing Engine – OnTrac </li></ul><ul><li>MeritTrac Assessment Zones : 16 cities , 1300 terminals </li></ul><ul><li>450+ Employees | 1000+ MeritTrac Certified Test Administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment Partners to NASSCOM for NAC-Tech & NAC-BPO </li></ul><ul><li>Online Tests delivered in Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Mauritius & Philippines </li></ul><ul><li>Presence in Philippines with a Business Partner </li></ul><ul><li>Red Herring Top 100 Asia | Deloitte Tech Fast 50 India </li></ul><ul><li>Winner of the NASSCOM Innovation Award 2007 </li></ul>
  3. 4. Advantage MeritTrac… <ul><li>The Leader in Assessments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deep understanding of Talent Pools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry best practices in assessments & processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intelligence through Analytics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Validated Suite of Tests </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientifically designed tests ensures accurate measurements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benchmarking Talent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces the costs of a “Bad Hire” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Candidate Experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Assessments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated Assessment Centers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entire process defined & optimized </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-Conflict of Interest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only into Assessments - NOT into placements or training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete confidentiality of data </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Awards and Recognition (2007)
  5. 6. Leadership Vision <ul><li>A Test in Everyone’s Life </li></ul><ul><li>Design & delivery of tests across the value chain - from schools, colleges, recruitment to career progression </li></ul><ul><li>Efficiency & Reach through Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Provide enhanced candidate experience and provide a seamless access to talent pools across the country </li></ul><ul><li>Talent Pool Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Becoming a dashboard and hotbed for talent pool intelligence and a premier consultant on talent in India </li></ul><ul><li>Extending Boundaries: Going Global </li></ul><ul><li>Extend the services and learnings from the world’s talent fountainhead to other emerging markets </li></ul>
  6. 7. The Need <ul><li>The Necessity for an Assessment Zone: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Power of Choice to Candidates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reach across the country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Turn-around time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security & Authentication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost Efficiencies </li></ul></ul>Solution: MeritTrac Assessment Zones!
  7. 8. The Design <ul><li>21 centers in 16 cities across India </li></ul><ul><li>Over 1300 online test terminals </li></ul><ul><li>Online Testing Engine – both intranet & internet (for high-stakes & medium-stakes exams) </li></ul><ul><li>Online Test Booking System for choosing timeslots/locations </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity to deliver 2.5 Million online tests/annum </li></ul><ul><li>Trainer Proctor & Test Administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Biometric fingerprint scanners, IP cameras, Web-cams, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Over 500,000 tests delivered till date </li></ul>
  8. 9. Facilities @ MAZ
  9. 10. The Spread!
  10. 11. The Back End- Connectivity
  11. 12. The Back End- Central Control
  12. 13. The Back End- Telecast
  13. 14. Spheres of Engagement <ul><li>Recruitment and Employee assessments for Corporate </li></ul><ul><li>Walk-in Individual Certification Centers for Individuals </li></ul><ul><li>Testing centers for conducting academic examinations </li></ul>
  14. 15. Case Study Snapshot of a program for a large South Indian Deemed University Year: Challenge: 2007 To help the entrance examination process for a Deemed University in south India, within 2 months, while demonstrating efficiencies No of test takers: Avg Batch Size: Time Frame: Centers used: Terminals: 57219 49 students 48 days 21 Centers across 16 cities Over 1300 Online Terminals <ul><li>Benefits: </li></ul><ul><li>Exam logistics arranged and all tests delivered in record 48 days </li></ul><ul><li>Accrued huge efficiencies in the process with tangible savings in all activities </li></ul><ul><li>Zero test leakage and 100% candidate authentication </li></ul><ul><li>1157 batches scheduled, with candidates being allowed the choice of test dates </li></ul>
  15. 16. Cost Efficiency : Online vs Offline <ul><li>MAZ cost per candidate </li></ul><ul><li>Costs in offline model including costs of test administration, travel, conveyance etc </li></ul>Vs MeritTrac Offline Model for 6100 candidates across 16 cities 488,000 Total Cost Saving of 36.90% <ul><li>MAZ cost per candidate </li></ul><ul><li>Costs in offline model including costs of test administration, travel, conveyance etc </li></ul>488,000 Total Cost Saving of 60.09% Vs Client Interview Model for 6100 candidates across 16 cities 772,600 1,222,500
  16. 17. Benefits <ul><li>Enhanced Candidate Experience – the power of Choice! </li></ul><ul><li>Helps integrate recruitment and selection activities with a single window concept </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures efficiencies with online tests eliminating co-ordination, travel, printing and other overloads </li></ul><ul><li>Greater scrutiny in authentication and verification of candidates </li></ul><ul><li>Provides reach & a wider market coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Opens a new market for Educational & Lateral Assessments </li></ul>
  17. 18. A short tour…
  18. 19. Thank You [email_address]