Pre-requisite: PBT client requires JRE 1.6.0_14 or above version (What version of Java are you using?)

Please go through the application screenshots for Java, C/C++, C#, Flash Demo video and FAQs before starting the test

Steps

  1. Enter your login details in the login page, and then submit. You will be taken to the test lists page which has the list of tests that are assigned to you. Submitted/finished tests will not be listed
  2. Select the appropriate test
  3. The test will load in the PBT hands-on lab client. Note: The hands-on lab client requires JRE 1.6.0_14 or above version
  4. The hands-on client will retrieve and display the questions from the test
  5. Specify your Work Directory Path in the 'Directory Path' field.
  6. To download the testís required supporting files into the work directory, click on 'Get Dev Files'
  7. Code the solution using any IDE of your choice
  8. To evaluate your code on the server, click on 'Check Solution'. Results or any other evaluation-related messages will be displayed in the Output tab. Note: The 'Check Solution' step can be repeated multiple times until you do the Final Submission.
  9. Once you are done with your coding, click on 'Final Submission'. This is a final submission,and no more submissions will be allowed after clicking this button.
  10. Use 'View Score' to check your score. The 'View Score' page will open in a new window

1 Work Directory Path
2 Timer
3 Get Dev Files
4 Check Solution
5 Final Submission
6 View Score
7 Clear Output
8 Help
9 Question
10 Output
 
1. Work Directory Path: This should point to your project directory.

2. Timer: Displays the remaining time available to you to finish the test.

3. Get Dev Files: Downloads the supporting files required for the programming test. The supporting files could be header files, test files, data files, etc. Note: If similar files exist, this option will overwrite them.

4. Check Solution: Uploads the whole project directory contents from the user machine onto the server and evaluates the source against the test cases. The results or any messages will be displayed in the 'Output' tab.

5. Final Submission: Uploads the whole project directory contents from the user machine onto the server and evaluates the source against the test cases. The results or any messages will be displayed in the 'Output' tab. This is a final submission. Once this option is selected, you cannot upload the solution again.

6. View Score: Displays the test score in percentage form. Score opens in a separate browser window.

7. Clear Output: Clears the text in the output tab.

8. Help: PBT Hands-on labs user manual.

9. Question: This tab contains the description of the test question.

10. Output: Displays results or any related messages of 'Check Solution' and 'Final Submission'.