‘May the best man win’; All you need to know about psychometric testing

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‘May the best man win”, are very wise words that is used before competitions to mark that the most deserved wins. In this ever-changing world, where competition is increasing each day like wild fire, chartering your path is extremely difficult. Getting selected for one’s dream job is surely not a cake walk and each one tries to give their very …

Technological innovation in psychometric testing – Introduction to in-tray/e-tray tests

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With the increase in the need for the ability to think on one’s feet, this set of tests evaluates just that in a simulated situation. Both the tests are similar in the sense that they are used to measure the decision-making ability of the candidate in the replicated situation. It is usually given to individuals applying for management jobs or …

Hiring smart in today’s age using psychometrics

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Every striving business has to hire employees to meet the aim of their company and many times using traditional ways of assessment does not provide a complete insight into whether a candidate is fit for the role or not. Psychometric testing is the mapping of many different psychological constructs of a person, i.e. their behavioral and personality traits, that may be …

Item Response Theory

A non-mathematical introduction to IRT (for test users)

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IRT a.k.a Item Response Theory is a buzzword in the domain of Psychometric Testing. There are hundreds of articles written in both – praise and criticism of this theory. Like all other theories, it is not perfect but very useful for certain purposes. So, what exactly is IRT? IRT is a theory of modelling (representing) candidate`s response in a way …

A simple and easy to use tool for Item Analysis

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Fill the form below to receive the item and test analysis tool in excel. We developed this tool to help Educators and HR people to do essential Item and Test Analysis on MCQ questionnaires. This tool calculates the following for you. Item Analysis A. Item Difficulty B. Item-Total Correlation (also known as item-differentiation) C. Item Characteristic Curve Test Analysis A. …