FAQs for Students

How to register/login in prep.study?
  1. Go to https://www.prep.study/ .
  2. Click on “Join Now” – https://app.prep.study/en/account/registration .
    • Sign up as: choose which profile you want. If you are a student choose a student or otherwise.
    • User name: provide the username you want like panurag or anything which you can
    • Email: provide your email id such as xyz@gmail.com
    • First Name: provide your first
    • Last Name: provide your Last
    • Country and Contact No. : select your country and provide contact
    • Password:provide a strong
    • Confirm Password: provide password and confirm

While providing above details, following guidelines must be followed:

  • Fields like USERNAME cannot be edited post registration. Email ID editing will need re-verification.
  • First name –
    • First name should contain Alphabets only, No numbers allowed. Only – and ‘ special characters are allowed.
    • First name should contain at least 2 characters.
    • First name should not exceed 40 characters.
  • Last name –
    • Last name should contain Alphabets only, No numbers allowed. Only – and ‘special characters are allowed.
    • Last name should contain at least 2 characters.
    • Last name should not exceed 40 characters.
  • User name – Username should contain lowercase alphanumeric characters only, only Following special characters are allowed – . _   username cannot begin or end with special characters. Special characters followed by another special character is not allowed. Username cannot contain only numbers.
  • Contact No. – Contact no. will have country code selection and validity of no. of digits
  • Passwords: Special characters will be allowed. There will be the ability to test the strength of the password. It must have 8 characters. One capital letter, one number and one special character are
  1. After filling the details in the following correct format, hit the signup
How to log into my account? My registration was done by my teacher/parent/guardian.
  1. Go to https://www.prep.study/ .
  2. Click on “Sign In” – https://app.prep.study/en/account/login-option
  3. Choose “Login as Student” or “Login as Teacher” as per your need
  4. Fill Email/Username and Password
  5. Hit the “Login” button
What If I have forgotten my password or have a problem logging into my profile?

Follow below steps:

  1. Click on “forgot Password”.
  2. A “pop-up” appears
  3. It asks to reset the password through “Username” or “By Email Address”.
  4. Click on “reset password”.
  5. Log into your mail address
  6. You receive mail from an administrator having the subject “Reset Password”.
  7. In the mail, click on “Here”.  It would lead to the page https://app.prep.study/en/account/password/reset/BaVRyOKx4WE9GQJeV
  8. Reset the new password
What is a dashboard?

A data dashboard is an information management tool that visually tracks, analyzes and displays key performance indicators (KPI), metrics and key data points to monitor the analytics of a student’s marks, track or specific process.

  • They are customizable to meet the specific needs of a student and prep.study value addition.
  • Students can edit, view their personal details, assessment results / reports / performance charts.
  • Our dashboard has following features:
    • Announcements
    • My average assessment
    • Subject performance
    • Exam Progress
    • My performance
The “my Calendar” tab which shows a calendar, provides which information?

It provides information about the schedule of the student such as time slots of classes, exams, leaves on the basis of days, weeks and months.

What is the functionality of the “My Classes” feature?

It provides students the feature to search for the classes scheduled by their teachers, parents. Students can view the class details and also take exams scheduled for the particular class.

How can a student view a class assigned to him by his teacher?

A student should follow following step:

  • Go to the “My Classes” tab on the left
  • You will find the feature to search for the class on the basis of:
    • Select exam
    • Select class
    • Select subject
    • Start date
    • End date
  • It also lists all the classes scheduled for you separately.
What are mock exams?

Mock exams are the examinations taken as practice tests by the students before the real exam.

How can a student take an exam created by his teacher?
  • Click on the “All Exam” tab under the “exam” tab.
  • You will find four compartments in the right side window. Each representing:
    1. Mock Exam – Mock exams are created by admin for students to take practice tests.
    2. My Exams were created by the Student.
    3. Exams created by Teacher
    4. The section where you can create your exam.
  • Go to the 3rd point
  • Click on the Exam which you are looking for.
How can I create an Exam?
  • Follow the steps provided under the answer of the upper questions.
  • Go to point 4.
  • Click on “+” sign.
  • Fill in the required fields:
    • Exam name: This field requires a student to name the exam he wants to create to identify it later on from other exams. Following are the guidelines to name it:
      • Name may contain alphanumeric characters with spaces , should start with alphabet only and only following special characters are allowed – , ‘ _ . + : ( )
      • Exam names should contain at least 2
      • Exam name should not exceed 64
    • Exam: This is the field to be filled according to your(a student’s) requirement such as whether you are in school or what exam you are preparing
    • Class: In this, a student who is in school, needs to fill in the class of which he is a
    • Subject : In this field, students are required to select the subjects such as “computer science”, “Mathematics”, “Biology” etc. She can select multiple subjects.
  • You will find a list of topics under each
  • By default, all the topics are checked. You can check/uncheck the ones you want to include in your
  • Click on the button “Next”.
  • Fill in the details:
    • of questions – 10 – 180
    • Exam duration – 10 – 180
    • Toggle button provides two option:
      • Start exam immediately
      • Schedule exam
      • Exam valid from Date and Time
      • Exam valid up to Date and Time
      • Click on “save”.
How can I view my reports of exams?

By clicking on “Reports”, you will find reports of all exams taken by you. Click on a particular exam to view detailed analysis.

FAQs for Teacher

How to register/login in prep.study as a teacher?
  1. Go to https://www.prep.study/.
  2. Click on “Join Now” –https://app.prep.study/en/account/registration.
    • Sign up as: choose which profile you want. If you are a teacher choose a teacher or otherwise.
    • User name: provide the username you want like panurag or anything which you can
    • Email: provide your email id such as xyz@gmail.com
    • First Name: provide your first name.
    • Last Name: provide your first name.
    • Qualification : provide your qualification details
    • Experience : provide your experience in years
    • Area of expertise : provide your skills,abilities related to specific subjects/exam
    • Current count of students : provide the count of students you currently teach
    • Total number of students taught : provide the count of students you previously
  • Institute/school name : institute/school name (optional)for which you are
  • Country and Contact No. : select your country and provide contact no.
  • Password: provide a strong password.
  • Confirm Password: provide password and confirm it.

While providing above details, following guidelines must be followed:

  • Fields like USERNAME cannot be edited post registration. Email ID editing will need re-verification.
  • First name–
    • First name should contain Alphabets only, No numbers allowed. Only – and ‘ special characters are allowed
    • First name should contain at least 2 characters.
    • First name should not exceed 40 characters.
  • Last name–
    • Last name should contain Alphabets only, No numbers allowed. Only – and ‘ special characters are allowed.
    • Last name should contain at least 2 characters.
    • Last name should not exceed 40 characters.
  • User name – Username should contain lowercase alphanumeric characters only, only Following special characters are allowed – . _   username cannot begin or end with special characters. Special characters followed by another special character is not allowed. Username cannot contain only numbers.
  • Contact No. – Contact no. will have country code selection and validity of no. of digits
  • Passwords: Special characters will be allowed. There will be the ability to test the strength of the password. It must have 8 characters. One capital letter, one number and one special character are must.
  1. After filling the details in the following correct format, hit the signup button.
How to log into my account? My registration was done by prep.study admin.
  1. Go to https://www.prep.study/.
  2. Click on “Sign In” –https://app.prep.study/en/account/login-option
  3. Choose “Login as Student” or “Login as Teacher” as per your need.
  4. Fill Email/Username and Password.
  5. Hit the “Login”button.
  6. If you have forgotten your password or have problem logging in:
    1. Click on “forgot Password”.
    2. A “pop-up”appears.
    3. It asks to reset the password through “Username” or “By Email Address”.
    4. Click on “reset password”.
    5. Log into your mail address.
    6. You receive mail from an administrator having the subject “Reset Password”.
    7. In the mail, click on “Here”. It would lead to the page https://app.prep.study/en/account/password/reset/BaVRyOKx4WE9GQJeV
    8. Reset the new password.
What information does a teacher dashboard consist of?

A teacher dashboard has following details:

  • They are customizable to meet the specific needs of a student and prep.study value addition.
  • Teachers can view the results / reports / performance charts.
  • It has following features:
    • Exam schedules
    • Announcements
    • Upcoming Exams
How to use a calendar?

Calendar helps in scheduling a teacher’s day to day activities. It can be best used in following manner:

  • Teachers can view their classes scheduled on the basis of time, class, exam, subject, topics and subtopics.
  • It keeps a reminder to teachers to manage their day to day activities.
What is a batch? Is it similar to a class?

Batch:  A batch would mean a collection of groups of students mapped by the Teacher to teach skills pertaining to a particular attribute (tags sets) and interests during a common timeline.

How can I create a batch for my student?

Teachers should log into their account. Then follow the following steps:

  • Click on the “My Classes” tab on the left panel.
  • Go to the button “Create Batch” on the upper-right side of the right panel. Click on it.
  • Fill in the required details:
    • Name: Fill in the name of the batch which you want to provide like “Chemistry-8th June 21-evening”.
    • Description: You can describe the topics being covered, the tests you want to give to students, the material which are needed to provide etc.
    • Exam: the field is the drop down. Select the available options such as “IIT JEE”, “NEET” or “SCHOOL” for which you want to create the batch.
      • Standard/Grade:It has two options-
        • When you select Exams as “IIT JEE” or “NEET”, this drop down is not available as there is no need to fill in.
        • When you select “School”, select the class for which you are creating the“Batch”.
      • Subject:This is a drop down providing check boxes so that you can select one or more than one subjects for creation of the batch.
  • Academic Season:Provide the details about the time duration for which you want to create a batch like“chemistry-2020-2021-summer”.
  • Meeting Link:Provide the Google, zoom meeting links or whatever medium you want to have for providing classes.
  • Meeting Description:provide the details about the meeting.
  • Now there are four buttons at the bottom of the page, “Add Resource Link”, “Add Schedule”, “Save” and“Cancel”.
  • Click on “Add Resource Link”. A pop-up appears. Provide the link which contains the resources which you want to provide to your students.
  • Click on “Add Schedule”. A pop-up appears.

Now click on the “Save” button. You have created an exam.

What are the guidelines I should follow while creating a batch?

Batch Name –

  • Name may contain alphanumeric characters with spaces and only following special characters are allowed – , ‘ _ . + : ()
  • Name should contain at least 6 characters
  • Name should not exceed 72 character

Batch Description–

  • Description should contain at least 4 characters
  • Description should not exceed 2048 character
  • Teachers can add “Resources links” relevant to the exam.
  • The Add Schedule will allow us to add time and day for the exam.
    • Assumptions: There will be only 1 ACTIVE and ACCEPTED schedule allowed for a particular student with a particular teacher at a time
How to search a batch which has been created by me as a teacher?
  • Go to the “MY Classes” tab of the left column.
  • You will find fields such as “Select Exam”, “Select Class”, “Select Subject” etc. Provide any attribute of the class which you are searching.
  • Hit the search button.
  • You will find the class you are looking
How can I add a student to the batch created by me?
  • Look for the batch to which you want to add the student.
  • Click on the sign button (person plus add symbol).
  • Click on the “Add Students” button.
  • You will get a field to fill a student’s email id. Fill the field.
  • Click on the “add” button.
  • Student’s details would be visible.
  • Click on “save”.
How can I add a group of students to the batch created by me?
  • Look for the batch to which you want to add the student.
  • Click on the sign button (person plus add symbol).
  • Click on the “Upload Students” button.
  • Click on “Choose File”. Sample excel file format is provided. Please use a similar data input format.
  • Click on “Upload File”.
How can I create an exam for my students?

There are two ways of creating exams:

A:

  • Click on the “All Exam” tab under “exam”
  • You will find four compartments in the right side Each representing:
    1. Mock Exam
    2. My Exams were created by the
    3. Click on the section where you can create your exam (Denoted by a “Plus”sign).
  • Fill in the required fields:
    1. Exam name: Provide a name of the exam which you want to create a meaningful name. Eg: class 12-mathematics-linear algebra
    2. Exam- The three options of JEE, NEET and School are given. Choose the one you
    3. Class: This option is visible when you choose “School” as an option. Provide the class standard for which
    4. Subject: Choose the subject you want to select for exam
    5. Also select the option given as per your requirements:
      • Private Question Set
      • Public Question Set
      • Both
  • You will find a list of topics under each subject.
  • By default, all the topics are checked. You can check/uncheck the ones you want to include in your exam.
  • Click on the button “Next”.
  • Now the page “Select Marks and Duration”.
  • Fill in the required details:
    1. Evaluation Mode: Select the required.
      • Normal Mode
      • 25% negative marking
    2. of Question
    3. Exam Duration
  • Click on “Create Custom Question Set”.
    • Choose the details:
      • Exam Type
      • Score per Question
        • Fixed Allocation
          • Here questions are taken from each topic on the basis of our logic.
        • Random Allocation
          • In random allocation, teacher can select number of questions from each topics as per her needs.
          • Teacher also needs to select each question from the question bank.
          • After selecting all questions, click on “Finish”.

B:

  • Click on the “All Exam” tab under “exam”
  • You will find four compartments in the right side Each representing:
    1. Mock Exam
    2. My Exams were created by the
    3. Click on the section where you can create your exam (Denoted by a “Plus”sign).
  • Fill in the required fields:
    1. Exam name: Provide a name of the exam which you want to create a meaningful name. Eg: class 12-mathematics-linear algebra
    2. Exam- The three options of JEE, NEET and School are given. Choose the one you
    3. Class: This option is visible when you choose “School” as an option. Provide the class standard for which
    4. Subject: Choose the subject you want to select for exam
    5. Also select the option given as per your requirements:
      • Private Question Set
      • Public Question Set
      • Both
  • You will find a list of topics under each subject.
  • By default, all the topics are checked. You can check/uncheck the ones you want to include in your exam.
  • Click on the button“Next”.
  • Now the page “Select Marks and Duration”.
  • Fill in the required details:
    1. Evaluation Mode: Select the required one.
      • Normal Mode
      • 25% negative marking
    2. No. of Question
    3. Exam Duration
  • Click on “Create Question Set”.
  • A pop-up appears. Choose the number of question sets you want. Suppose you choose 5.
  • Click on the “Create Question Set” button.
  • A screen appears having four columns, “Name”, “Exam Type”, “Score per Question” and “Action”.
  • Click on the “Finish” button.
Why does the “Mock Exam” section show all the exams, exams created by the teacher himself, exams provided by prep.study and also exams created by other teachers?

This section is provided to facilitate teachers to have access to good quality test papers. When a teacher creates an exam, it is visible in the “Mock Exams” section. When he schedules this particular exam to a particular date and time duration, then only the exam will be shown in teacher created exams.

What are the options to add questions from my side on the website?

Go to the “Question” tab on the left panel. There are two options provided through button:

  1. “Add Question”
    • A form appears in which you need to provide following details:
      • Tags
        1. Add Tag
        2. Reset Tag
      • Visibility
        1. Private
        2. Public
      • Question content
      • Answer hint
      • Options(each has option for uploading image)
    • “Upload Question”
      • It has a button called “Choose File”.
      • Click on the “Proceed”button.
      • You can upload tags also through the “Upload Tag”
      • It will send a notification to the admin.
      • Once the admin approves the tag, the tag is created.
Can a teacher download a question paper generated by her?

Yes, a teacher can download question paper, in both cases, with answers and without answers.

All Exam>>Mock Exam>>View All>>Exam Listing Page>>

  • For a particular exam
  • Select “View”
  • Click on “View Questions”
  • Choose Toggle button to download question paper without answer or with answer