Advanced Diploma in Scale Development


The success of assesment largely depends on the instrument used for collection of data needless to mention that improperly constructed scale may lead to baised and suprious result. Often scale development is taken as a casual activity particularly in nonacademics sphere,though there is complete science involved in the development os sales.It becomes imperative on the part of researcher to know the naunces of scales.This 6-months diploma aims to expose students,researches,practitioners,and HR professionals to the academic realities of scale more in terms of foundations underlying in developing and validating the scales.This course will focuse usability of scales as well as development of new psychometric instrument particularly in indian context.The course is divided into two semester to address paragmaticism of scale development.The first semester includes understanding of conceptual framework of behavioral assessment.Second semester ,i.e. ,advanced one focuses on scale development.

Who can do

Research Scholars,Faculty Members,Clinical Psychologists, and other Practitioners


  • To understand principles of Scale Development
  • Publication of a Manual with authorship in a newly Developed Scale
Duration of the course 6 Months
Eligibilty PG,MPhil.,PhD in Psychology/Sociology/Education/Management or related subject
Mode of Delivery Online and Offline
Awards and Recognition Indian Association of Health,Research and Welfare
Fees 25000/-
Examination Monthly assignments and final examination at the end of course.

Silent Features

  • To understand conceptual framework and nuances of scale development
  • To understand principles of scale development,evaluation and interpretation
  • To understand conceptual framework and nuances of scale development
  • To understand role of statistiacl methods in developing scales
  • Determine the format for Measurment
  • Generation of item Pool and Role of experts
  • Evaluating Psychometric Properties: Dimensionality,Reliability,and Validity
  • Factor Analysis
  • Theortical Perspective (Generalizability Theory and Item Response Theory)
  • Publication of manual with authorship in a newly Developed Scale
  • Certification