Examify is a new education focused online service that intends to use algorithms and crowd sourcing to generate intelligence around various examinations, allowing students to filter out important topics and questions. The site covers CBSE, IGCSE, IB and ICSE Board examinations, and IIT-JEE and BITSAT examinations at the time of writing this post, and is in closed beta. The venture is founded by Angad Nadkarni and Samudra Neelam Bhuyan, and Vishal Gondal has invested in the company. He is also an advisor and mentor to the start-up. The site allows users to browse through trending questions, after selecting the examination they're studying for. It also offers an Advanced search feature that enables users to search questions across various subjects, by type, difficulty and marks. Users can browse through individual papers, as well. Use of data: Speaking with MediaNama, Bhuyan informed that initially, Examify is collecting old examination test papers, processing the data related to questions through various algorithms to determine how likely it is for a question to appear in an exam, based on parameters like its weight-age, concept, occurrences, popularity among users and other factors. It offers a popularity meter that takes into account all these factors and gives a percentage point rating to each question. The site also allows users to rate questions on difficulty levels. Users can also answer questions, which can then be rated by other users (similar to the rating system in Quora) to earn reputation points. Users can also leave comments on questions and on answers of other users. There's also a…
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