With a rich set of well-documented APIs Cirrus can be set up to integrate with any type of external system, whether that is a system for managing users, exam bookings, or having a single-sign-on with your candidate portal.

Microsoft Office 365

The Microsoft Office 365 integration allows candidates to use a fully functional, web-based version of Word, Excel or Powerpoint to answer your questions: 
  • Complete access to all Office 365 functionalities: Perform complex calculations and data analysis efficiently, especially useful for finance and accounting exams.
  • Create fit-for-purpose question types in a platform candidates use in real life. 
  • Fully accessible to all students – no license required.

Proctorio

Proctorio is an automated online proctoring software that is seamlessly integrated with Cirrus and allow you to monitor and detect cheating during exams: 
  • Monitor all actions performed on the computer & use built-in browser lockdown options.
  • Take advantage of AI to detect cheating by monitoring eye movement, keystrokes & phone usage. Only recordings flagged as ‘suspicious’ need to be checked.
  • Flexible and fully customisable according to your organisation’s unique needs.

ProctorU

The ProctorU integration lets you use online, live human proctors to monitor test-takers in real time, prevent cheating and intervene if necessary:
  • Authenticate test-takers’ identity, observe them via their webcams and watch their screens in real time.
  • Offer your test-takers real-time support and assistance.
  • Flexible scheduling options.

Turnitin

Turnitin helps safeguard your reputation by protecting against copy/paste plagiarism, student collusion, and research misconduct through a workflow integrated within Cirrus: 
  • Ensure the originality of written work by checking written exam answers against Turnitin’s vast database of scholarly publications and web content.
  • Provide your educators with insights to assess student work.
  • Help students to develop research and writing skills with academic integrity.

SOWISO

The SOWISO question type is an open-ended question type that allows answers in the form of complex formulas:
  • Save time and money with autoscored answers with targeted feedback 
  • Reduce cheating opportunities by using random parameters in SOWISO’s questions to create unique questions. 
  • Enhance problem-solving skills and understanding of math and science concepts.

Ecobit

Ecobit Print & Scan lets you choose whether to deliver digital or paper-based exams, according to your needs:
  • Import paper-based exam sheets into Cirrus, and store all results safely in Cirrus.
  • When exams are scanned, results are automatically sent to Cirrus so you can view, export and analyse the results in Cirrus. 
  • Securely store and protect your confidential documents, while saving on paper storage.

ReadSpeaker

ReadSpeaker is a text-to-speech software that enables websites, documents, and digital content to be read aloud during Cirrus exams:

  • Make your exams accessible to a wider audience by assisting test-takers with visual impairments or difficulty reading. 
  • Provide a hands-free listening experience for users who prefer to listen to content.
  • Multilingual: Allow content to be read aloud in the user’s preferred language.

VPL Execution Server

The VPL Execution Server lets you test candidates’ programming knowledge in a secure and scalable environment: 
  • Let candidates write and debug code in multiple programming languages.
  • Evaluate code: Run and test user-submitted code in a secure, sandboxed environment, preventing access to sensitive data and system resources.
  • Highly scalable and can handle multiple simultaneous requests.
Creatio

The Cirrus integration with Creatio’s candidate registration and management system lets you manage exam bookings, candidate results and marker resources in a seamlessly integrated way. 

Safe Exam Browser

Safe Exam Browser is a secure web browser that limits access to unauthorised resources, AI Chatbots and other programs on students’ devices during online exams. Create custom exam configurations, including web content policies and access to specific websites or resources, to reduce the risk of cheating during online exams.

Credly

The Credly integration allows you to issue, manage, and share verified digital badges and credentials in Cirrus. Let your learners display their skills and achievements with verified digital badges across multiple platforms and networks immediately. 

REST API

Our well-documented REST API lets you securely integrate the Cirrus online exam platform with any type of external system, whether that is a system for managing users, exam bookings, or credentials. You have complete freedom to set up your assessment process exactly as required for your organisation. 

IMS LTI 1.3 for LMS integration

IMS LTI 1.3 is a standard protocol that allows you to integrate Cirrus with your LMS to provide a seamless user experience. You can launch Cirrus’ dashboard or exam directly from your chosen LMS and exam results flow directly into your LMS. What’s more, you save on administration time, as there is no need to provision users, and new roles and permissions are set automatically in Cirrus. 

SAML 2.0 for authentication

SAML 2.0 is a widely used standard for exchanging authentication and authorization data between parties, enabling single sign-on and federated identity management. SSO enables users to access Cirrus with one set of login credentials, reducing password fatigue.