In a first of its kind, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) used artificial intelligence to conduct an online exam for aspiring coaches from India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Malaysia.
The exam was conducted following an extensive 21-day online ‘Coach Education Programme’ amid the COVID-19 enforced lockdown.
The online exam held on June 13 and 14, in association with the National Sporting Federations, was conducted in 22 disciplines by the National Testing Agency, an autonomous body known to conduct nation-wide competitive exams.
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To ensure complete transparency and fairness NTA put in place systematic security features in the test where attendees, who were allowed to take the exam from wherever they are, were monitored constantly through an artificial intelligence-enabled system as well as by examiners reviewing them through video…