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Training on Psychometric Counselling Using Rating Scale at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata [Nov 21-22]: Register by Nov 10: Expired

The Psychology Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata is organising a training programme on Psychometric Counselling Using Rating Scale on Nov 21-22, 2019.

Rating scale is useful objective measurement of knowledge, skills, aptitudes, attitudes, and personality.Psychometric practitioners are engaged in construction of items following several heuristic and statistical assumptions, administration of Psychological test, scoring, assessment of Reliability and Validity of Psychological tests. Generally it is assumed that psychometric approach to Psychological counselling involves designing counselling procedure based on Psychometric test scores.

But in the actual situation, counselor controls test items based on Psychometric test item statistics so that response will be reliable and useful for counselling. Psychology Research Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute has developed some methodologies that can help counselor to control both test item statement and the ratings. Aim of this training is to disseminate knowledge about Psychometric approach to Psychological counselling.

Date and Time: November,21-22nd, 2019, 11 – 4 PM.

Venue: Seminar room, Psychology Research Unit,7th floor, P.J.Auditorium,Indian Statistical Institute, 203,B.T.Road, Kolkata-700108.

Seats: 20


Post graduation in Psychology, Education, Health and Allied sciences.

How to register

Register online using this form.

Important Dates

  1. Registration starts: 5.11.19
  2. Registration stops: 10.11.19
  3. Collection of Prework: 11.11.19
  4. Submission of Prework: 18.11.19
  5. Program date: 21st November


Each trainee will bring laptop with installed R studio. There will be pre work. Pre work involves collection of data from specific sample as per design.


Dr.Debdulal Dutta Roy ,Head, Associate Professor, Psychology Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203, BT Road, Kolkata-700108.
Ph: 033-2575-3450

Student Convener
Ms. Sabornee Karmakar

Click here for the official website.

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