Thursday, August 28, 2014

Facts and Figures of the 2014 Philippine Psychometrician Licensure Exam



Some of our data here are facts, others are projections that we can only validate after the filing of application and after the release of the result of the Psychometrician Licensure Exam.


1st ever Licensure Exam for Psychometrician - Psychology Graduates in the Philippines

RA 10029 AN ACT TO REGULATE THE PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE A PROFESSIONAL REGULATORY BOARD OF PSYCHOLOGY, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES


2 days of exam (October 28-29, 2014)

2 sessions/day (AM/PM)

2 hours = 120  mins allotted time 

subjects covered - Psychological Assessment, Abnormal Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Theories of  Personality

100 items/questions (outcome based assessment - 3 Subjects)
1 mins and 2 secs/question (100 items)


150 items/questions (outcome based assessment - Psychological Assessment) 
.80 seconds/question (150 items)

75% passing grade - General Weighted Average

60% no grade lower in any subject

?X  total no. of examinees

4:1  females for every male (projection based on the online survey)

3 women compose the PRC Board of Psychology (Dr. Mirriam P. Cue, Chairperson, Dr. Imelda Virginia G. Villar and  Dr.Alexa P. Abrenica serve as members)


60 days = 2 months to go before exam (as of 28 August 2014)





What to do?

Before exam
1) Study, read, review and familiarize with the basic concepts and theories
2) Learn about outcome based assessment
3) Understand Bloom Taxonomy (no it is not part the exam) it just uses the approach
4) Read this blog and be updated on our FB page.

During exam
1) Relax and keep focused (Inhale - Exhale) - say your prayer, seek guidance
2) Scheme and scan the test
3) Divide your time equally - be conscious of time and spread it evenly among the test items.
4) Never skip an item - answer all items - guess if you must!
5) Be analytical, critical, cunning, and use lot's of common sense as well.

After exam
1) Relax and pray some more!
2) Rejoice when the result is out -pass or not (be proud you survived the first ever in Philippine history's
outcome-based  assessment for Psychometrician Licensure Exam).
3) Do not lose hope there will be another chance!

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