Item Banking Management Platform

Item Banking Management Platform

Item Banking Software


  • IBMP© is a comprehensive internet-based system for item banking, item authoring, reviewing and test assembly via collaborative client/server platform. It is designed to be used by professionals in psychometrics and the testing industry within organizational or national setting. However, it designed with a package of features created specifically to make item development and test development easier, faster and more cost effective.
  • IBMP© consists of 3 client/server modules: Central Intelligent Item Bank (CIIB), Item Development Module (IDM) and Test Assembly Module (TAM).

Product Details


CIIB Key Features
Provide a text editor with support for different languages text (English, French, Chinese, etc.) and fully support for Arabic language text with the ability to format text and tables, images within the text.
Support writing mathematical equations, chemical formulas and complex scripts.
Support for MS Word © add-ons: Equation Editor & fonts.
Write items on predefined item templates.
Provide manipulation with both classical and modern statistical theories (IRT).
Storing item statistics over multiple administration years.
Drawing items characteristics curves and information curves.
Generating statistical summary tables and test characteristic curves, test information curves.
Pre-created fields for storing & retrieving statistical indexes (classical & item response theory) & availability of defining user statistical and custom fields. It gives flexibility to store and retrieve items further information and indexes.
Intelligent search engine for items.
High level of security through a multilevel security system over all bank levels via user accounts and user privileges. Besides, stored items content are encrypted on database.
Ability of storing unlimited numbers of items on a SQL server database.
IDM Key Features
Provide building and modifying test framework and blueprints on the system remotely (defining Framework components like overview, purpose, main concepts, sub-concepts, cognitive levels, item types, learning outcomes, weight percentages, etc.).
Provide starting item writing sessions based on test blueprint.
Provide automatic distribution of item writing tasks on item writers.
Provide automatic distribution of item revision tasks on item reviewers.
Provide export item writing task in printed forms (item cards) in case of writing item in offline mode.
Support item writing tasks log to track all the tasks’ status, dates and owners.
Allow item writer to explore his/her own sessions and writing tasks online.
Allow item writer to write items, save them and submit them for judging.
Allow item writer to explore rejected tasks and to rejection justification. Then, modify items and resubmit them.
Allow item evaluator to explore his/her judging tasks.
Allow item evaluator to judge item writing tasks (accept it to Central Item Bank or reject it with justifications).
Provide a list of reports about writing and reviewing items progress.
TAM Key Features
Users can produce multiple test forms within single test.
Generate reports to help in test construction.
Generate reports for test characteristics curves (TCC).
Manual test construction feature is applied (by exploring items over bank levels and select preferred items).
Semi-automatically test construction feature is applied (by searching items through search criteria).
Test automatic generation feature can create different forms depending on the test framework and table of specification created by Item Development Module.
Test automatic generation feature can create different forms depending on test criteria.
Ability to publish assembled test forms to paper & pencil mode or computer based mode.