About DRS

The market leader in e-Assessment software and service, inspiring confidence and delivering total peace of mind.

Helping deliver excellence in examination processing

For 50 years DRS has been a world leader in data capture for the education sector, and our in-depth expertise has helped organisations around the world to automate and streamline their assessment and marking processes. We offer a unique combination of products and services that are raising educational standards right now across the world.

In 2016 DRS was acquired by AQA, an independent education charity and the largest provider of academic qualifications for UK schools and colleges (www.aqa.org.uk). As part of the AQA family DRS continues to focus on delivering large-scale solutions for examination processing and electronic marking in the UK and internationally.


Education-focused software solutions including marking (e-Marker®) and Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) offerings.


One of the largest purpose-designed Scanning Bureau facilities in the world, staffed by experts in the education market.


Award-winning scanning hardware (designed and built by us): exceedingly fast, incredibly accurate, remarkably robust.

See our case studies for examples of success stories that illustrate our unrivalled expertise in assessment & marking solutions.

"The DRS e-Marker® system allows examiners to concentrate on what they’re paid to do - mark. Once the examiners actually use the system, they are usually converted very quickly."

Hugh Lester |  Assistant Director, Business Development |  WJEC 

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