The Cameroon GCE Board has invested in Optical Mark Reader (OMR) technology to capture and score responses on appropriate OMR forms.

The Cameroon GCE Board fully recognizes the Central role that information technology (IT) plays in meeting the current and future requirements of the Board and its clients. Based on this recognition, the Board has made significant investments in desktop machines, printers, and software for handling its examination processes. This section of the publication highlights some of these facilities.

The optical mark reader machines

The Cameroon GCE Board has invested in Optical Mark Reader (OMR) technology to capture and score responses on appropriate OMR forms. The technology equally offers a comprehensive array of analysis and reporting procedures. The Board has the following range of OMR scanner from Data Research Services (DRS) in Milton Keynes in the UK for fast and efficient processing of examination tasks.

These machines are capable of reading more than 7.500, {4 sheets (recto-verso) an hour. The PS900 captures both OMR data and photographs. The Board recently acquired the latest version, PS1000.