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Aptitude test

  1. 1. Aptitude Test Group No - 7 Manjula Naicker (13) Priyanka Kamble (14)
  2. 2. Meaning <ul><li>Aptitude test,  examination that attempts to determine and measure a person’s ability to acquire, through future training, some specific set of skills (intellectual, motor, and so on). </li></ul><ul><li>The tests assume that people differ in their special abilities and that these differences can be useful in predicting future achievements. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Consisting…
  4. 4. Questions…
  5. 5. History & Origin <ul><li>Developed during World War </li></ul><ul><li>Carl Brigham a psychologist developed this test </li></ul><ul><li>First used in the recruitment of Army called Army Alpha </li></ul><ul><li>Use as a college admissions test in 1926. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1933 James Bryant Conant decided to start a new scholarship program </li></ul><ul><li>In 1938 all the member schools of the College Board started using the SAT as a uniform exam, but only for scholarship applicants. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1942, because of the war, all the pre-existing College Board admissions tests were abolished, so the SAT became te test for all applicants. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>. In 1944, under contract to the Army and the Navy, administered the SAT to more than 300,000 people all over the country on a single day. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1948 the Educational Testing Service was chartered and the SAT was on its way to becoming the basic college admissions device for millions </li></ul>
  7. 7. Difference between Aptitude Test & Intelligence Test Intelligence Test Aptitude Test <ul><li>IQ denotes intelligence as a single, measurable trait </li></ul><ul><li>It refers more to a broad range of mental abilities </li></ul><ul><li>It is not a precise tool for career guidance </li></ul><ul><li>A high IQ score, by itself, would not indicate whether a person is strong or weak </li></ul><ul><li>Aptitude breaks that intelligence down into several different characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Aptitude score reflects specialised abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Aptitude tests is a precise tool for career guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Provide strengths and weakness of person </li></ul>
  8. 8. Types of Aptitude Test
  9. 9. Importance <ul><li>WHAT IS THE VALUE OF APTITUDE TESTING? </li></ul><ul><li>They are excellent predictors of future scholastic achievement. </li></ul><ul><li>They provide ways of comparing a child's performance with that of other children in the same situation. </li></ul><ul><li>They provide a profile of strengths and weaknesses. </li></ul><ul><li>They assess differences among individuals . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Contd.. <ul><li>They have uncovered hidden talents in some children, thus improving their educational opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>They are valuable tools for working with handicapped children. </li></ul><ul><li>Group aptitude tests---quick and inexpensive </li></ul><ul><li>Aptitude tests are valuable in making program and curricula decisions. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Usage in Personnel Selection <ul><li>Instructional </li></ul><ul><li>Guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational Purpose </li></ul>
  12. 12. Future Scope <ul><li>Employers can assess the cognitive capabilities of potential employees. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can understand themselves and their own cognitive abilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Changing as per he situation </li></ul>
  13. 13. Test Blue Print <ul><li>Test Title – Aptitude Test </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose – Intelligent level, Thinking as per the situation, Simulation. </li></ul><ul><li>Aspect of the Curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>Conditions of the test </li></ul>
  14. 14. Data Analysis & Interpretation <ul><li>Analyzed each questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult level – Q no - 11, 3, 14, 15, 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Medium Level – Q no – 8,9,10,17 </li></ul><ul><li>Easy – Q no – 5, 4, 1, 16, 18, 12, 13, 7, 6, 4 </li></ul>
  15. 16. Item Analysis <ul><li>Examines student responses </li></ul><ul><li>Valuable in improving items </li></ul><ul><li>Completely futile process </li></ul>
  16. 17. Item Analysis Report
  17. 18. Conclusion

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