DrillBit Anti-Plagiarism Software - Help Page with FAQ(s)

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System Requirements

For optimal performance, we recommend you to use the following

           Desktop Operating Systems

Windows® 7, 8.1, 10
Mac OS X Intel v10.7+, El Capitan 10.11

           Desktop Browsers

Firefox 38+
Chrome 45+
Safari 9.1+
Internet Explorer 11

           Technical Requirements

1GB of RAM or more
1024×768 display or higher
Broadband internet connection
Internet browser set to allow all cookies from drillbitplagiarism.com
Javascript enabled

It is very Simple to login



This is the home page of the DrillBit application. DrillBit administrator provides the login details to the registered users. If you want to access the application, please do contact the team. With that login credentials , login as normal procedure. It is as simple as that (A click on submit).

Add Class/Assignment





To start off with the work of plagiarism check you need to create an assignment first, which holds all your submitted papers in it. Name the assignment of your choice. ex: ‘Cloud_Assignment_1’, ‘myfirst plagiarism check project’ , ‘yatheendra_assignment’,etc,. When the assignment is added it is displayed in the list of all your assignments on the Home page.

What is Message Box?



Message box has all notifications and important information about your account and subscriptions. When an Assignment is created and if it empty (i.e. with no files to check for plagiarism) , that empty assignment will be deleted in 30 days. It is deleted frequently to reduce ambiguity and to avoid the long display of assignments on the home page when of no use.

What do all options I get with each Assignment?



The newly created assignment is displayed on your homepage. There you have the option to select that item, when u do it, it takes to page with 3 major visible buttons as shown below. With each button functioning differently select the desired option. Result box takes you where all the results of that assignment are listed. Submit new file option if you want to submit a paper to check plagiarism. Delete assignment is to delete that assignment permanently, this is possible only if that assignment is empty.

How to add Sub-User? Who is Admin / Who is Sub-user?



Sub User is created by Admin user of that particular university. Admin user is created by Team Drillbit on registration. So admin user does have all the privileges on that account and has the hold on sub-users he/she creates. Sub-user has limited access to few restricted actions on the account.

Submitting File for Plagiarism Check



If you submitting a file you must be aware of assignment creation, only on selecting particular assignment you can submit the file for plagiarism check. In this page as shown in the image, you are asked to enter few details about the file like – name , title, etc. Where email id is optional though. Email field would be useful when you want to your result to be sent as email. It is as simple as that (A click on submit).

Result-Box contains all the information



DrillBit displays the result in two ways, i.e displays all files in one place with all description tabulated, the other way is the result of individual file will be shown on selecting that file. In the general display of result called result or Assignment Result Box is designed in a great way to deliver easier understanding to the user. In the image shown above, its a small snippet of how table will be displayed. The plagiarism or similarity is displayed in a colored column with RGB mixing to know level of plagiarism in a flashing way.

Delete Files which are processed with one click


This is the home page of the result display in drillbit application. This is one unique feature offered to the user to know more about his/her file individually. Hence gives them more idea on what or which files exactly they are processing.



Coming to the referred point i.e. To Delete, There is small link displayed as shown in the image above. Once the link is clicked the file whichever is selected will be deleted without any further confirmations(As user already know which file is being selected). credentials, log in as normal procedure. It is as simple as that (A click on submit).

Mail Forwarding facility


Now you are already on the home page of the result display, As promised the students/users do not have been backing the Instructor/Teacher to get his/her plagiarism checked submission anymore.!!! Yes, you read it right, because DrillBit has come-up with what no others could do.



We introduced a convenient and satisfying method to receive your report through a mail. All that you/instructor need to do is to mention the student’s email address on the submission page. once that is done just click on the – ‘Send to Student Mail Address’ link as shown above. The mail consisting brief data about file result is sent to the student. It is so useful and helpful.

An Immediate Repository system


DrillBit offers the feature which is first of its kind. The much required repository for the universities to store the submissions of their students in a safest place. To store the file into repository, the waiting time is absolutely zero. When the submission is successfully stored in repository, The next time when a student submits file with similar content of that one present in the repository then , the plagiarism is detected immediately. Thus this can improve the standard of the university in analyzing the student work and progress in a great way.


To Add the file to the repository, Once again you need to come to the home page of the result display. Here as shown in the above snippet 1 there is a wide button- ‘Save TO Repository’. Just click on that and you’ll be directed to another page as shown in snippet 2. Enter the details about the file i.e. about the author, University name & Country. Then Submit. The file is immediately added to the university repository. Not just this the next time when a student submits a file with the similar content of that one present in the repository then, the plagiarism is detected immediately.

How Do I Check Match Reference?

Match Reference can be accessed from ‘View Result File’ Button click.
No need to search for the source site of plagiarism anymore, because DrillBit even provides the matched reference content to users along with direct links.
Here you can find where and which statements exactly being copied from original source. This is much productive move for users by DrillBit.

How to Exclude Sources?

‘Exclude Source’ can be used to remove specific plagiarism of a source from consideration. Well it is important to note that sources excluded here will only be reflected to this particular submission and not to any other assignments/submissions. The sources which are excluded, can be later considered if necessary.


Instructor feedback on Submissions?

On what you call to be the revision on the student submission, DrillBit comes with a Feedback add-on where guide/instructor can provide feedback to the paper regarding the amount/source of plagiarism.

Every comment by the guide is tracked with time frame for better understanding of student.


This can significantly improve student assignment works over time.

How long does it take for the application to include files already added to the repository?

Zero Seconds !!!. Yes, you do not need to wait at all.
It is Immediately included.

For further queries apart from the above please feel free to Get Support From Us anytime

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