Disclaimer: Take note that the following tips and tricks are meant for educational purposes, so use this information with proper discretion. These in no way promote cheating methods for exams.
We have compiled a list of technology involved tips and tricks on how to cheat on a test that maybe, just maybe, deserve a good grade for their ingenuity. Let’s have a gander.
P.S – Do not use these cheating methods for exams.
They were being provided with the answer to the questions by their associates sitting outside the examination hall.
Innovative cheating methods for exams: Invisible ink
Softwares to the rescue
Several software companies, including IGIS electronics offer devices that can be shipped globally to enable the high-tech cheater. Under the ‘Exam Cheat Equipment’ section, the website offers invisible earpieces that can be connected to an MP3 player, or connect you to an associate who can relay answers to you. Each kit includes a tiny earpiece, an ‘SOS’ silent beeper button to communicate with someone, and the means to connect to a Bluetooth cell phone, and a microphone. The button is attached to a long wire that can be ran down a leg to be placed in your shoe, or for the braver souls, placed in your pocket.
Many other devices are offered for covert cheating in exams through wireless audio transmission.
Fake fingerprint tricks
In some kind of James Bond-themed espionage fantasy, a small minority have also used electronic erasers that can transmit questions and receive answers. Around 40 students, all originally from Shanghai. They were reportedly caught with the devices, disguised to look like everyday objects.
Some of the uncovered equipments include miniature cameras installed into both a pen and a set of glasses. There’s also wireless earphones resembling small earplugs. In one instance, a grey tank top was wired with a plug capable. It was connecting to a mobile phone that could be used to send out information. There was also a camera installed in the shirt. Safeer, an assistant superintendent of police in Nanguneri, Tirunelveli, allegedly took a cellphone, a Bluetooth-enabled miniature camera in a shirt button and wireless earpieces into the examination hall in Chennai. The camera was connected to Google drive. He scanned Question paper using camera which was sent to his wife Joyce sitting in Hyderabad. Joyce gave him answers that were transmitted to him again via the Bluetooth. Joyce was also arrested in the case for providing answers to Safeer on phone from Hyderabad.
They then left the test centres early to find out the answers. Candidates who had paid the scammers the appropriate fee then received the correct answers through their earpieces.
There are plenty of options in just one mobile device. They range from the good old note or text message from a conspirator to an app or looking up and saving web pages on the Internet.
All you need to do is to make sure that your execution is perfect. Do this so you don’t get caught and actually get to put down the right answers smartly.