Customization of blue print for the test (Basic)

Customization of blue print for the test (Basic)

To setup an assessment, it is never enough to just select the topics for the test, but also defining other parameters like

Section Name

A test may have single of multiple sections, depending upon structure of the test. To create/edit sections. Double Click on the default section name and type the desired name.You may set the same section name for multiple “skills / Question Banks” that has been added. Thus, when the test is started questions from these skill sets would be presented under the one “Section Name”.

Skill Name

This is a non-editable field. The selected topics/skill names will land in this field.


This is a non-editable field and indicates the source from where the skill/topic has been picked which can either be “Mettl” indicating that this question bank has been picked from Mettl library or “Self” indicating that this question bank has been picked uploaded by the account owner


This displays the level of question bank/topic/skill that has been selected. If present, you can switch and select alternate levels of questions from the drop-down shown after double clicking this field. In order to have three difficulty level of the same Skill, we have to add that skill three times. We cannot have the same skill with same difficulty level twice in the same test.

Q- Type

This field displays the Type of question that will be picked from topic/skills picked by you. For eg. if the skill name "Java" has MCQ, Checkbox and Code Snippet type of questions, you can select the type of question that you would want in the test. However, if you want the system to randomly chose between all the question types, please select "AllType"

No. of Questions

Chose the number of questions that you want to randomly display in the test(from the available questions in the selected skills/topic.However, if you wish to pick & select a specific set of questions, you can do so by clicking on the total available questions (233 of 3345) and handpicking the set of questions you want to show

  Correct Grade

To allocate marks to each correct answer given in this topic/skill, chose this field and enter the marks


Incorrect Grade

To allocate negative marks to each incorrect answer given in this topic/skill, chose this field and enter the marks. This field has Specific format, marks should be preceded with “-“ i.e. a minus.As shown in below screenshot 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer in the “Technical Aptitude” Skill under Difficultly level “Easy”.


Select Question

This field displays the number of questions that are fixed/displayed every time this test is started for each candidate. You may click on the current Number and select the desired question from the available questions. The number of questions should be either less than or equal to the number of question selected for display.


Delete / Remove Skill

To remove a skill, we need to click on the “Delete icon” as shown in the snapshot below.


Doted Additional fields

These additional settings help you to:
  • Setting the time duration for each section name.

  • Disabling the randomization on the questions.