What kind of test (assessment) is there to test the aptitude of the students?

Written By: / Articles / Tuesday, 25 May 2021 19:20

By: Vijay GarG


A test or exam (informal assessment) is intended to measure the test taker’s knowledge, skills, abilities, physical fitness or any other analytics classification (for example, belief).
Students take the exam at Mahatma Gandhi Seva Ashram, Joura, India.
Cambodian students take an exam in 2008 to apply for the Don Bosco Technical School in Sionokville.
In a computer-based class, American students take computer-based tests.
A test can be performed on a computer, or in a predefined area in which the test taker is required to demonstrate a set of skills or abilities.  Tests vary in style, rigor and requirements.  For example, in a closed book test, a test taker usually has to rely on memory to answer specific questions whereas in an open book test, a test taker has to rely on one or more complementary tools such as a  Can use reference book or calculator.  A test can be done formally or informally.  An example of an informal test would be a reading test for a child to follow by parents.  A formal exam is conducted by a teacher in a classroom or IQ.  Test conducted by a psychologist in the clinic.  Normal tests result in a grade or test score. A test score can be interpreted in terms of norms or criteria, or sometimes both. [2]
The norm can be established independently, or by statistical analysis of a large number of participants.  An exam is meant to test a child’s knowledge or to give them time to revise the subject.
A certified test is any test that is uniformly administered and recorded to ensure legal commitment.
Standardized tests are often used in education, professional certification, psychology (for example, MMPI), military and many other fields.
A non-standardized test is usually flexible in scope and format, difficult and variable in importance.  Because these tests are usually developed by an individual instructor, the format and difficulty of these tests may not be widely adopted or used by other instructors or organizations.  A non-standard test can be used to determine a student’s level of proficiency to motivate students to teach and provide feedback to students.  In some cases, a teacher may develop uncertified exams that are similar in scope, format, and difficulty to the exam in order to prepare their students for the upcoming exam.  Finally, the frequency and setting by which a non-standard test is performed are highly variable and are usually restricted by the duration of the class.  A class instructor, for example, may take a test on a weekly basis or just twice a semester.  Depending on the instructor’s or institution’s policy, each test may last only five minutes for the duration of the entire class.
Among the variations of non-standardized tests, standard tests are widely used, determined in terms of scope, difficulty and format, and are generally significant in results.  Standardized tests are usually conducted on specific dates set by the test developer, educational institution or governing body, which may or may not be employed by instructors in the classroom, or may be limited due to classroom duration.  Are  Although there may be some variation between different copies of the same type of certified test, there are differences between different types of certified tests.
Any test with significant results for an individual test taker is known as a high-stack test.
A test can be developed and administered by an instructor, a medical staff, a governing body, or a testing provider.  In some cases, test developers may not be directly responsible for their administration.  For example, the Educational Testing Service (ETS), a non-profit educational testing and assessment organization, develops certified exams such as STEEL but cannot be directly involved in the administration or procturing of these tests.  According to the development and administration of educational tests, the basic and difficulty levels of the tests are very high in themselves and there is no general consensus or irregularity for the test formats and difficulties.  Often, the format and difficulty of the test depends on the instructor’s educational philosophy, content, class size, educational institution policy and certification, or the needs of the governing body.  Generally, tests developed and administered by individual instructors are non-standard while tests created by testing organizations are standardized.

About the Author

Vijay Garg

Vijay Garg

Vijay Garg is a regular contributor of Imphal Times, mostly related with Education. Vijay is a resident of Street Kour Chand MHR Malout-152107 Distt Sri Muktsar sahib Punjab. Vijay Garg, Ex.PES-1 is a retired Principal from Government Girls Sen Sec school Mandi Harji Ram Malout -152106 Punjab. He is also the author of Quantitative Aptitude, NTSE , NMMS, Mathematics of XII, ICSE numerical physics and chemistry many more books.

Please publish modules in offcanvas position.