Web Content Display (Global)

E-exams

Minimum technical requirements and supported specifications

We have minimum technical requirements and supported specifications for all equipment to be used for e-exams. 

Student devices are expected to meet the following minimum technical requirements to use our e-exam system:

  Minimum requirements Supported  requirements
Device type laptop, desktop
(tablets are not supported)
laptop, desktop
(tablets are not supported)
Device operating system Windows 10 20H1, 
Windows 11,
MacOS 10.11+
Windows 10 21H2,
Windows 11 21H2,
MacOS BigSur 11.2.1
MacOS Monterey 12.2.1
MacOS Monterey 12.2.2
Device memory 4GB 8GB
Device hard drive 2GB free space 2GB free space
Screen size 13 inch 13.3 inch (laptop)
15.6 inch (laptop)
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
(supports zoom levels up to 150%)
1366 x 768,
1920 x 1080,
2560 x 1600
(Supports zoom levels up to 200%. Students requiring zoom levels over 150% should use a 17-inch screen or larger)
Headphones wired only (bluetooth not permitted) wired only (bluetooth not permitted)
Connectivity able to connect to the internet via wired or wireless connection able to connect to the internet via wired or wireless connection
Power 3 hours of available power, either connected power in the exam room or battery power to power the device for a minimum of 3 hours 3 hours of available power, either connected power in the exam room or battery power to power the device for a minimum of 3 hours
Administrator access able to install third party software on the device able to install third party software on the device