Psychometric Testing Certification program details

Course Description

The course is as per the model curriculum prescribed by NAOP (National Academy of Psychology), EFPA (European Federation of Psychologists Association) and IIBP (Indian Institute of Business Psychology). Currently, there are 2 levels of courses on offer.

Level-A  or Level-1: Understanding and measuring capability (IQ, Aptitude, Knowledge, Competence etc.).
Level-B  or Level-2: Understanding and measuring personality (Interest, Personality Traits, Personality Type, Values, Talents, Behavioral Strengths etc.).

Who should attend?

This programme is for human resource and training professionals, managers, facilitators, counselors and psychologists interested in learning the proper and scientific use of assessments in occupational settings and being the role model for others.  (See herea sample list of participants who attended this certification course. This will give you an idea if this program is for you)


06 weeks (for Level-1 and Level-2 both) which includes 1 week of pre-workshop online learning, 4 weeks of post workshop online learning and 3 days intensive training workshop organized either as an in-house company workshop or as a public workshop in major cities. Till now the programs are conducted in New Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai.

Model Program Schedule of 3-day workshop (09.00 am-5.00 pm)

Pre–course: Introductory reading, revision of basic statistical concepts, pre-course assignments.

Day 1:Introduction to testing(Basic theory, scaling, test construction, item analysis, types of tests, properties of tests, selecting tests, standardization, prediction, test administration and scoring and basic statistics). Practical exercises.

Day 2 : Practical ability and Aptitude Testing. Uses of test scores Professional and ethical issues in testing (Test bias, Methods for ensuring test fairness, Confidentiality, equal opportunities) Assessment of underlying knowledge. Personality Theories and Tests Practical’s ( focussing on tests like WPI, personality type, FIRO-B, EQiM )

Day 3: Interpretation and report writing. Decision making using test scores in occupational and organisational settings. Developing and implementing policies and procedures on testing. Post assessment feedback and counselling . Overview of the principles and practice of feedback. Practice sessions.

Follow up: Work based assignments and case-study presentations by participants.  The follow-up will be via online learning system.

What follows?

All the participants are given access to the online learning module to supplement their workshop learning and group exercises. Participants are also awarded “Certificate of Participation” on the final day of the workshop. Participants to qualify Level-1 and 1 exams (held online at the end of the course) are awarded with “Certificate of Competence” and their name is included in the ‘National Register of Certified Psychometric Test Practitioners”. The Psychometric World will provide all successful delegates with an online psychometric account  where they may administer, score and manage various Psychometric Tests for free for a period of one month (this subscription usually costs Rs.50000 for a month).

Program Facilitators

The programme is designed by IIBP (Indian Institute of Business Psychology). It is in accordance with the prescribed curriculum of NAOP for such programs. The entire programme with adhere strictly to IIBP guidelines and will be audited by auditors appointed for the purpose. The course curriculum is as per International Standards (ITC, BPS, APA) as is dully accepted by NAOP as the model curriculum.

The facilitators in the previous programs were Prof. Arvind Sinha, Dr. Mariya Jilinskaya and Mr. Vijai Pandey.

How to register?

online: To register online, just go through the upcoming programmes list at the right hand side and click on “Register Me” button to fill the registration form. You can register now and pay later using card, cheque or bank transfer (NEFT, IMPS, UPI, SWIFT)

Offline: please contact us to get the  registration form and send us the filled form with cheque or online payment details. 

Videos from previous psychometric certification workshops

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