Use of Ink or Gel Pen

Ideally, a ball point pen or pencil should be used to fill OMR sheets. In case of the ball point pen, blue and black are the preferred colors.You must use the color specified on the OMR sheet's instructions section. In case of pencil, a dark 2B or HB pencil should be used as they can create dark impressions on the page, which are required for the OMR software to identify the marks. Although pen and pencil are the preferred tools for OMR sheet filling, some people have queries on the use of ink or gel pen for this purpose. Let us try to find some information about this.

The use of ink or gel pen on OMR sheets should be avoided as much as possible. When you have no other option because of some problem with your ball point pen, consult your invigilator to find a solution.