Pilot Study for Validity and Reliability of an Aptitude Test

Mehwish Noor, Bahram Kazemian, Raza E Mustafa, Fakharh Muhabat


The study was conducted in the department of the English University of Gujrat during Spring- 2012 semester. A question paper was designed to check the aptitude of the intermediate students of population 25. There were three sections; Grammar, vocabulary and reading comprehension, in the question paper. Section: A (Grammar) was proved valid with 84.33 % of validity. The validity of Section: B (vocabulary) and Section C (reading comprehension) were 91.64 % and 52.00 respectively. As a whole, the validity of all the questions was 75.99 %. Thus, the designed aptitude test may be considered reliable.

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2015.v5n3p285

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