The word “Psychometric” consists of two words: psycho means mind and metric means measurement. So, it literally means measurement of the mind.
A Psychometric test is a test that is designed to measure natural talents and performances. It is designed to show the type of personality a child has and his potential. Psychometric tests are used to measure child’s ability to pursue the course especially after class IXth and XIIth.
One factor in deciding the course or career is, what is it that child want to do and second is does the child have enough potential to do what he is aspiring to do. Psychometric tests measures the potential of the child viz a viz what the child wants to do. At times there are hidden area of potential which the is oblivious about and psychometric testing helps the child decide from the innumerable options presented to him.
Below are some of the tests that we conduct at IPSSR.
- Eysenck’s Maudsley Personality Inventory
- 16PF Questionnaire – by R.B. Cattlell and IPAT Staff
- IPAT Anxiety Scale (or Self Analysis Form) – Krug & Laughlin
- Malin’s Vineland Social Maturity Scale – J. Bharat Raj
- Emotional Maturity Scale –by Y. Singh & M. Bhargava
- Frustration Scale – by Chauhan and Tewari
- Aggression Scale – Pal and Naqvi
- Study Habit Inventory – by M. Mukhopadhyay & D.N. Sansanwal
- Self-Concept Questionnaire –by R. K. Saraswat
- Self- Esteem Inventory – by G.P. Thakur
- Personal Value Questionnaire – by Sherry & Verma
- David’s Battery of Differential Abilities (DBDA)
- General Mental Ability Test (GMAT) – by S. Jalota
- Verbal Test of Creative Thinking – by B. Mehdi
- Non-Verbal Test of Creative Thinking by B. Mehdi
- Passi Test of Creativity by B. K. Passi
- A Scale of Reading-Writing Skills for pre-primary School Children (R-W-S Test). This measures the reading-writing skills of pre-primary children 5+ of Hindi Speaking areas through four sub tests—vocabulary, visual perception, auditory discrimination and copying ; useful for assessing learning disabled ness.)
- General Mental Ability Test for Children 7 to 11 yrs. (GMATC). It is both verbal and non-verbal and measures five mental abilities—analogy, I classification, number series, reasoning problems, and absurdities.
- Group Test of Intelligence (PGTI) For 9 to 13 year pupils, Contains seven sub tests, scrambled words, analogies, classification, disarranged sentences, same opposite, series and best answers.
- Group Test of Intelligence (GGTI),For 13 to 17 year pupils. Contains seven sub tests, classification. analogies, arithmetic reasoning vocabulary, comprehension, series and best answers.
- General Intelligence Test (GIT)It is meant for children from 9 to 15 years or 6th to 11th grade pupils and assesses the General Intellectual Level.
- Verbal. Intelligence Test For 13 to 20 year Pupils. It measures intelligence through eight subtests—classification, analogies, synonyms, number test, completion test, paragraph, best reasons, simple reasons.
- Test of General Intelligence for College students (TGI) This test measures general intelligence of college students through six sub tests—word meaning, analogy, classification, number series, code transformation, syllogism.
- General Mental Ability (JGTMA) for 11 to 16 years.
- Group Test of Intelligence 2/70 For 10 to 16 years.
- Group Test of Intelligence For college educated adults.
- P. N. Mehrotra. Mixed Type Group Test of Intelligence (MGTI), It includes equal number of verbal and paper pencil type nonverbal items. It measures I. Q. of 10 to 18 year adolescents. Verbal part of the Test contains analogy, number series, classification vocabulary and reasoning whereas Nonoverbal test contains analogy, arrangement, classification, digit symbol and part fitting tests.)
- Emotional Intelligence Scale (EIS) It contains 34 items and measures emotional intelligence through 10 factors—self awareness, empathy, self motivation, emotional stability, managing relation, integrity, self development, value orientation, commitment and altruistic behaviour.
- Emotional Intelligence Inventory (MEII) It consists of 100 items of 4 area as—(1) Inter Personal Awareness (own emotions), (2) Inter Personal Awareness (on emotions), (3) Intra Personal Management (own emotions), (4) Inter Personal Management (other then emotions). Age group 14 +.
- Multifactor Emotional Intelligence (MEIS) It consists of 141-item scale & 31 stimuli designed to measure four branches of emotional intelligence. 1. Perceiving emotions, 2. Using Emotions to facilitate through, 3. Understanding emotions, 4. Managing emotions.
- Social Intelligence Scale (SIS) It measures social intelligence in eight areas-patience, cooperativeness, confidence level, sensitivity, recognition of social environment, tactfulness, sense of humour, and memory. It is meant for college students.)