Psychometric tests are assessment tools used to objectively measure an individuals personality traits, aptitude, intelligence, abilities and behavioral style. Psychometric assessments are widely used in career guidance and employment to match a persons abilities and personality to a suitable career or role.
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Our assessments are normed on a sample of 10,000+ respondents across different geographies - India, US, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, South Africa and South-East Asia (representative sample with different age, gender, job level, occupations).
The first psychometric instruments were designed to measure the concept of intelligence, viewed as a combination of different abilities that mental tests could measure. Psychometrics is also dominated by personality testing, and the most used instruments are the Five-Factor Model (The Big 5), Personality and Preference Inventory, MBTI, etc.
Psychometric tests are used to measure individuals behavioral and mental competencies. Competencies are identified and defined, depending on the job role, following which psychometric tests are administered to assess them. Afterward, they are matched to the role requirement.
Psychometric tests are interpreted as a percentile result, indicating that it is compared to a benchmark set for a specific role. Typically, there is no passing score in psychometric testing.
Likert and Semantic Scale are common answering scales used in psychometric testing.
The validity of psychometric tests is defined as the degree to which the test measures what it claims. Validity is determined by the various data points and insights revealed by the research to focus on the relationship between the test and the personality traits it measures.
A psychometric test can only be reliable if it produces similar results under invariable conditions. A reliable test score is precise and consistent during every test. It can also be recreated on multiple occasions.
A standardized psychometric test is implemented and scored in a standard or consistent manner. Standardization also means that the tests development, evaluation, usage, reporting, conditions of administering, scoring procedures and interpretations are consistent and in line with the set standards.
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Our team members are part of SIOP (Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology)- a premier membership organisation for those practising and teaching I-O psychology.
Normed on a sample of 10000+ respondents across different geographies - India, US, Europe, LAT-Am, Middle East, South Africa and South-East Asia (representative sample with different age, gender, job level, occupations).