Visit of Psychology Students to Testing Resource Center

(National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
Ms. Aliya Abdul Hayee arranged a visit of students to the only available Psychological Testing lab in Islamabad (TRC- National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad) for a thorough understanding of famous tests as most of the tests have copyrights and can only be consulted through authorized persons. It was a highly beneficial visit for students as it helped them in application of psychological testing knowledge that they have acquired. Furthermore, it will help them in opting various professions such as: recruitment, selection, training need identification of all professional fields, human resource management, military, navy, air force, United Nations researchers, academics, personality testing, mental health as well as child protective services, etc.

On their visit Prof Dr. Anila Kamal (Director National Institute of Psychology) interacted with students and answered their various questions regarding the field. Ms. Arooj Mujeeb and Ms. Sara Imtiaz briefed the students about various aspects regarding use and misuse of psychological tests as well as ethical requirements for use of standardized tests. Representative of both universities discussed the matters for future collaboration in test construction and usage pertaining to the need of culturally sound instruments.

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