Interest is an enduring attitude that engages
the individual's attention to make it selective towards the
object of interest. It is also a state of motivation or set
that guides behaviour in a certain direction or goals. The
interest inventories/tests are the instruments designed to
know/understand individual's interest in a variety of activities.
85. Chatterjee's non-language preference record
by Chatterjee - (English):
This a standard test of interest to measure vocational interest
on ten different areas. They are fine arts, literary work,
scientific, Medical, agricultural, mechancal/technical,
crafts, out door, sports and household work.
86. Career Preference Record by Vivek Bhargava
and Rajashree Bhargava (Hindi/English):
Measures career preference or choices in 10 broad areas:
Mass Media, Journalism and Information Technology, Artistic
and Designing, Science and Technology, Agriculture and Horticulture,
Commercial and Management, Medical Profession, Defence Services,
Tourism and Hotel Management, Law and Order, Educational
Administration and Teaching. It is standardized on 12 th
87. Vocational interest record by P. Kulshrestha
(Hindi/English): This test measures ten areas of
vocational interest. They are literary, scientific, executive,
commercial, constructive, artistic, agriculture, persuasive,
social and household.
88. Indian Classificatory System of Vocational
Expression Blank by S.S Chadha, H.K.Nijhawan and Dwarka
It classifies 232 occupations into 2 dimensions. One dimension
contains 10 areas of vocational fields and the other dimension
covers three levels of occupations. This test is standardized
on 1200 students of delta class and 500 students of X class.
89. Educational interest record by P. Kulshrestha
(Hindi/English): This test measures seven areas
of educational interest. They are agriculture, commerce,
fine arts, home science, humanities, science and technology,
clinical work and personality research.
90. Sodhi and Bhatnagar Interest Inventory for
This 130 items inventory measures interest of adolescent
girls on 11 different areas. They are interest in artistic
work, clerical work, teaching, home management and administrative
91. Multifactor interest questionnaire by Kapoor
and Singh (Hindi/English): This test measures eight
areas of interest on business, clerical, agricultural, mechanical,
scientific, out door activities, aesthetics and social.
92. Kakkar interest in teaching scale by S.B. Kakkar
(English): It measures interest in teaching of
elementary and secondary school education.
93. Comprehensive Interest Schedule by Snajay Vohra
It helps us to identify interest of eight vocational areas:
Nature and clerical. It requires 20 minutes to respond and
is available in two forms i.e male and female forms seperately.