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The Malaysian Psychometrics Association was created to serve a number of complementary goals. They are comprehensively listed in the MPA Constitution. These objectives are:

  • To provide a platform for the dissemination of ideas, standards, knowledge and experiences in the field of psychometrics.
  • To encourage research in the field of psychometrics and to share research findings.
  • To publish research articles on the application of psychometric models as well as statistical methods and mathematical techniques for the evaluation of psychological, educational and social sciences data.
  • To further knowledge and expertise in all fields of human assessment, including educational testing, psychological assessment, talent evaluation and social sciences research.
  • To promote the application of psychometric procedures in various fields such as education, human resources, ICT, medical, etc.
  • To promote members’ professional development.