SVAR (Hindi for ‘Musical Note’) is an automated Spoken English Assessment Tool. SVAR is available over IVR as well as the Internet. The tool allows you to evaluate the pronunciation, fluency, intonation, listening, language anticipation and spoken English understanding.
Available in multiple variants, SVAR’s most popular variant is a 16 minute evaluation designed to assess the correctness and accuracy of the candidate’s spoken English. Assessing Pronunciation, Fluency, Intonation, Listening and Language Anticipation Skills, Spoken English Understanding and Extempore Skills, the tool provides a comprehensive evaluation.
The test uses a combination of reading and speaking sentences, listening and repeating sentences and words, listening comprehension passages and free speech to evaluate the candidate.
The test meets international reliability standards on assessments. The assessment has a match with human raters with a correlation of over 0.95.
Using advanced voice signature features, SVAR ensures integrity and capability to auto proctor. At any time in the future, it can be verified if the candidate actually took the test on his/her own.
SVAR can be delivered using a computer or over a voice connection. Benchmarked extensively to work on mobile phone bit rates, the tool maintains its accuracy even while being delivered over a land line or a mobile connection.
With advanced management features like self proctoring, voice signatures, call-resume functionality, detection of silent periods, etc the tool is conditioned to work in both corporate and in an uncontrolled infrastructure environment.
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