Attempting a Non-Proctored Test in Mettl Secure Browser(MSB)

Attempting a Non-Proctored Test in Mettl Secure Browser(MSB)

About Non-Proctored Test: Mettl’s non-proctored test does not need any special software or hardware to launch and can be attempted in a minimum network bandwidth of 256 kbps. An integrated web-cam will not be required to launch this test on your system.


Accessing the test: You can access/launch Mettl test using either of the following methods(depending upon the method adopted by your test administrator)

  1. Using the test invitation email
  2. Using test link/URL
  3. Using test invitation key

1. Using test invitation email: If your test administrator has opted to invite you for the via an invitation email, you would receive an email on your email address from admin.mettl@mercer.com (If not found, please check the SPAM folder of your email). The test invitation email would look like the following:



Since this test would be attempted on MSB (Click Here to know what is MSB ), you would need to install MSB on your computer using the following steps(please skip to step number (c) below if you already have MSB installed on your computer)
  1. Click on the CLICK HERE tab to, download the Mettl Secure Browser(MSB) installation file.
  2. Install MSB on your computer. Click here to know the detailed steps involved while installing MSB
  3. Once MSB is installed, please perform the system compatibility check by clicking on the CHECK SYSTEM COMPATIBILITY tab. This will re-confirm whether your system is ready to launch test in MSB.
  4. Click on to the ‘START TEST tab inn test invitation email tab.

Further steps to start the test are explained a little ahead in this document

2. Using test link URL: If your test administrator has shared a test link/URL with you, you simply need to paste this URL in the address bar of your browser and hit enter. This will redirect you to the test page.


You would now see a screen prompting you to confirm if MSB is already installed.
  1. If yes, click on "PROCEED TO TEST"
  2. If no, click on "DOWNLOAD MSB" to download the Mettl Secure Browser(MSB) installation file.
    1. Install MSB on your computer. Click here to know the detailed steps involved while installing MSB
    2. Once installed, reload your browser and click on "PROCEED TO TEST"

Further steps to start the test are explained a little ahead in this document

3. Using test invitation key: If your test administrator has shared a 8-12 digit test invitation key with you (something similar looking with eatys352tr), you need to perform the following steps:

  1. Open your browser and in the address bar, type “tests.mettl.com
  2. Copy/Paste or type you invitation key in the box displayed
  3. Click on the “Go” button

This will redirect you to the test page.


You would now see a screen prompting you to confirm if MSB is already installed.
  1. If yes, click on "PROCEED TO TEST"
  2. If no, click on "DOWNLOAD MSB" to download the Mettl Secure Browser(MSB) installation file.
    1. Install MSB on your computer. Click here to know the detailed steps involved while installing MSB
    2. Once installed, reload your browser and click on "PROCEED TO TEST"
Further steps to start the test are explained a little ahead in this document

Launching the test: Once you have reached the test page(after following either of the above mentioned 3 methods), you will click on “Launch Test” button. The following steps would follow:

After clicking on the start Test button a Pop-up will appear, asking you to launch the test on MSB. Select the MSB and click on "Open link" to launch the MSB.



MSB will now prompt you to close any other application that may already be running o your computer. Click on OK button to proceed.


 If MSB is not able to close all the mentioned applications on its own, it may prompt you to close those applications manually from the Task Manager.

 

Kindly open the Task Manager on your system, select the mentioned options from the Apps and background processes prompted by MSB and close them by clicking on End Task.

Click on 'Nextto proceed further


Clicking on the “Next” button, will redirect you to test instructions page

  1. Please read the instructions carefully and adhere to all of them till test in completed.
Please click on the ‘Proceed’ button in order to be re-directed to the registration page.

 

Enter the relevant details in the information boxes and click on “Next:
  1. In some cases, you may just have to enter your email address to start the test.

You will now be redirected to “Section instructions” page.Please ensure you read all the instructions before clicking on the “Start Test” button




Attempting the test: Congratulations, you are now on your test window and can start attempting the test. On your screen, you may now see:

  1. Time remaining for the test, displayed on the top right corner of the test window.
  2. Next Question' tab on the bottom right corner of the test window. You navigate between questions by clicking on the respective question number as well.
  3. “Section” switch drop-down on the top-left corner(in case you have multiple sections in your test.
  4. 'Finish Test' tab on the top right corner of the test window.
  5. “Revisit” option to help you mark a question that can be reviewed later before finishing the test.
  6. Overall status of the question, which are color coded
    1. Green color is for the question attempted
    2. Orange for the questions to be reviewed
    3. Grey for the questions not attempted.







Once you are done attempting and reviewing the questions, you can chose to end your test by clicking the “finish test” button. If the time allotted to your test is finished, your test will be auto completed and submitted. Clicking on finish test, shows you the summary of your test.

 



Your test is not finished yet and you can review the summary and go-back to back changes, if needed. Only if you click on “Yes, Finish Test” button, your test will be submitted. Please wait on the test screen while your test is being submitted. Once done, you will land on the following screen, asking you about your feedback on the test experience.