Online Assessment

Online Assessment


Legal considerations during online exams


  • Identification of the examinee
  • Security during registration for the exam / in the system
  • Saving of personal data is not possible in some businesses
  • Equivalence of online and paper exams
  • Examination procedure could be legally questionable


Business, university, further education


  • Use of digital signature, PIN-TAN procedure when registering for an exam and during the exam
  • Confirmation of the registration via email
  • Agreed time and place for conducting the exam
  • Use of previously configured computers - the use of other programs is prohibited
  • Setup of individual exams
  • Saving the document as non-changeable document, e.g. PDF file
  • Additional encryption of person-related data


  • The technical possibilities of the examination tool (e.g. learning platform)
  • Degree of technical support - institutional framework
  • Technical skills of the instructor


Keywords (Tags)

online assessment, exams, data protection