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Post2go on Sat 08 Feb 2014, 10:04 pm

For counsellor to effectively help his clients, he must have knowledge of his client’s characteristics and comprehensive information about him. Gaining such information is not an easy task; you can get such information from the following:

1. From Test
2. Non-Test

1. Intelligence test
2. Aptitude test
3. Achievement test
4. Interest test

1. Observation
2. Case study
3. Autobiography
4. Sociometric
5. Anecdotal Method
6. Rating method
7. Interview

A test is generally a test of questions, problem, puzzles, symbols and exercise used to determine a person’s ability, aptitude, knowledge, qualification, interest and level of social adjustment.
It is systematic procedure for observing a person’s behaviour and describing it with the aid of a numerical scale.
A test also can be seen as an instrument for making prediction selection, placement, counselling, evaluation and classification.
A psychological test is an objective and standardized measure of a sample of behaviour.
It is a means of discovering whether a person has an ability aptitude, traits or character for which he is purported to possess.

Quality of a Good Test
1. Validity
2. Usability
3. Reliability and standardization

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