The transition to a knowledge-based ecosystem requires a new generation of educated and skilled people. In a knowledge-based ecosystem, people should have the ability to create, share, and use knowledge effectively. A knowledge ecosystem requires new innovations and technology to develop a skilled workforce, a workforce that can be the driving force for innovation and growth.
Every year millions of candidates appear for examinations organized by assessment bodies globally, handling complex process of marking answer scripts to declare time bound results to candidates. The reliability of marking depends on the degree of consistency with which the evaluators mark the answer scripts. Over the years the number of candidates appearing for exams is increasing at a rapid rate, while the number of markers remains largely limited. This leads to the markers always being under pressure to mark more answer scripts within limited time which leads to sub-standard evaluation of the answer scripts.