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Overview

The Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Exam system translates the dots students pencil in on special sheets of paper into data and marks each student’s exam against an answer key provided by the instructor. A variety of reports and data files are produced and returned with the original sheets to the instructor.

Exam Scanning Drop-off Location DSB B111

Exam scanning services drop-off location is at Media Production Services located at the DeGroote School of Business, DSB B111.

Clients will be contacted when scanning has been completed and packages are ready for pick up from Media Production Services. For inquiries and updates regarding submitted OMR packages, please call MPS at x24446.

OMR Services is a high speed information processing system that grades and records the results of multiple choice tests and questionnaires. This is achieved through a scanner reading pre-recorded answers on specially designed answer sheets with special software interpreting the data taken from the scanner.

Please note we cannot use the older seven-digit student ID Scantron sheets. Returns or exchanges are not possible.

Results are returned on a Blank CD or can be sent via the MacDrive.  Blank CDs are available through customer service for $2 CASH ONLY.

If you are not on MacDrive and want to receive results this way, please go to: https://macdrivehelp.mcmaster.ca/gettingstarted/

For further information please contact 24446.

OMR-Sample-Forms

OMR Request Form