Abstract: Attendance collection is an important activity in every organization whether it be an educational institution or any other organization with employees. Attendance information collected has to be accurate and needs to be maintained properly to make sure that the organization can carry on with its activities smoothly. The main challenge in attendance collection is that there are variety of techniques which are introduced to reduce the effort for data collection and by making sure that the collected data is accurate. In this paper we are going to compare those techniques and understand which among them can be best used in different scenarios.

Keywords: Attendance collection, Attendance management, RFID, Attendance system comparison.