PG Diploma | Psychometry

Programme Overview

  • This programme is for psychology graduates to enable them to put their theoretical expertise into practice. Psychometry lets students evaluate the various aspects of designing psychological tests and thereby introduce students into the world of psychological measurements.
  • The metrics involved in assessing psychological abilities of individuals are determined and put to practice through this post graduate diploma programme.Hence, students get to learn the best practices of both the psychological theoretical as well as practical worlds.

Career Opportunities

  • Consultants for psychometric analysis across tier-1 organizations
  • In psychological test development
  • Psychometricians

Programme USPs/Key Features

  • On completion of the programme, students learn to challenge the conventional approach of problem-solving by moving beyond the narrow disciplinary compartments found in traditional academic structures.
  • The programme at CMRU is dedicated to the systematic and scholarly study of contemporary social, political, psychological, and cultural issues from an interdisciplinary perspective, keeping in mind social relevance, applicability and pragmatic utility in the Indian and international context of social sciences.

Programme Educational Objectives

  • The programme is designed to enable the students to understand in-depth scientific procedures to develop a standardized test.
  • Students will also gain a comprehensive understanding of the basic concepts of psychometry, measuring capabilities, and quantifying responses in terms of underlying theory as well as application.

Programme Outcomes

  • Students will have an understanding of the issues in Psychological Assessment and Measurement.
  • Students will be able to understand the technical, ethical, and legal foundations Of psychological tests.
  • Students will be able to learn the properties of psychometric tests.
  • Students will be able to gain a thorough understanding of the applications of testing.

Programme Duration

1 Year

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Eligibility Criteria

Candidate who has passed any degree examination from a recognised university with a minimum of 50% marks is eligible for admission to the programme (45% in case of SC/ST/PH students) with Psychology as one of the optional course.