Pilot Study for Validity and Reliability of an Aptitude Test
Journal of Educational and Social Research. 5(3), 285-294 (2015) Doi:10.5901/jesr.2015.v5n3p285
10 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2015
Date Written: September 4, 2015
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.
Keywords: Validity, Reliability, Aptitude Test, Reading Comprehension, Grammar and Vocabulary.
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