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aptitude test

n.
A standardized test designed to measure the ability of a person to develop skills or acquire knowledge.
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aptitude test

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a test designed to assess a person's ability to do a particular type of work
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ap′titude test`


n.
a test designed to measure skills and used to assist in the selection of a career.
[1920–25]
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aptitude test

ntest m inv attitudinale
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Aptitude tests for the appointment of JESTs and ECTs were conducted between November 11 and 28 last year.
Like all aptitude tests, this information has its place and can be useful if understood and used appropriately.
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According to her, selection process had always included conducting aptitude tests for M.Sc candidates, while interviews were conducted for their PhD counterparts.
For 10 hours, Moon took various aptitude tests and participated in group debates.
Aptitude tests have long been popular in helping to decide a career path, despite questionable effectiveness.
This MoU will provide opportunity to TCF students for preparation of aptitude tests by assigning IBA students ambassadors, who will assist and guide them to get admission in different universities of the country.
SCHOOL aptitude tests conducted by the National Authority for Qualifications and Quality Assurance of Education and Training (QAAET) could soon count towards final grades, it was revealed yesterday.
All these candidates have been advised to collect their admit cards from June 11 to 14 for their aptitude tests scheduled for June 16.
Aptitude tests were then introduced as a separate weighted factor in the selection process in many developed countries like the US, UK and Australia, designed to assess general attributes and abilities gained through pre-medical experiences and studies, including critical thinking, critical analysis, problem-solving, professionalism, empathy, understanding, context and relevance and abstract non-verbal reasoning.
States may require physical or mental aptitude tests for licence renewals if they consider it necessary.
The differential Aptitude Tests (DAT) was designed primarily for educational and vocational counseling in USA secondary schools (Oyetunde, 2007; Tittle 1984).