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Center for Psychometric Testing & Research

 

About the Center:
 

Competent people are asset to any successful organization and thus are of great value. Here, an important research tool i.e., psychometric testing plays a crucial role in enabling the identification and consequent development of the competencies. Psychometric testing finds its implications for HR professionals as part of HR endeavors like selection, training, promotion, counseling and development of job incumbents. Also, research-based understanding of the same is beneficial to handle people related issues.

 

Understanding of psychometrics is concerned with the comprehension of theory and technique of psychological measurement, which aids basically in the measurement of knowledge, abilities, attitudes, and personality traits. The field is primarily concerned with the construction and validation of measurement instruments and its administration.

 

Center for Psychometric Testing & Research (CPTR) is an intellectual space in psychometric research and testing at FORE. In collaboration with other reputed institutes renowned in the area, CPTR promotes education, research and training in psychometric research. With its in-house trained faculty, the Centre conducts research, workshops, management development programs, consultation, training, etc.

 

Research Themes & Goals of the Center:

 

• Ongoing research has been carried out by the Centre that deals with development of psychometric tests, one of the important aspects of people management.

• The Centre conducts activities like workshops and training programs for students, researchers, and corporate to encourage effective research and application of psychometrics.

• The Centre also organizes programs inviting leading experts in the field of psychometric testing to share their wealth of knowledge

 

Professor-in-charge: Prof. Prachi Bhatt

 

Member: Prof. Sanghamitra Buddhapriya

 

Event calendar:

• Panel Discussion on Psychological Assessment of Employees in November 2017

• A half day Workshop on Psychometric Test Development by Prof. Prachi Bhatt (December 2, 2016)

 

E-mail : cptr@fsm.ac.in

 

Updates/ Events held:

• A half day Workshop on Psychometric Test for Enhancing Interpersonal Skills by Prof. Sanghamitra Buddhapriya (December 1, 2016)

• A half day Workshop on Psychometric Test Development by Prof. Prachi Bhatt (December 2, 2016)

• A half day Workshop on Psychometric Test for Enhancing Interpersonal Skills (December 18, 2015) by Prof. Sanghamitra Buddhapriya.

• A half day Workshop Psychometric Test Development (December 14, 2015) by Prof. Prachi Bhatt.

• A full credit elective course is being offered to the full time MBA students of the institute since 2013.

• Two days’ workshop for Corporate, Faculty and Researcher on Psychometric Testing and Applications, May 2015.

• Two days’ workshop for Corporate, Faculty and Researcher on Psychometric Testing and Applications, May 2014.

• Two days’ workshop for Corporate, Faculty and Researcher on Psychometric Testing and Applications, May 2013.

 
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