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Prof. NK Chadha

Prof NK Chadha, Psychometrician and Consultant Psychologist

Prof. Dr. N.K Chadha is an acclaimed former Professor and Head, Department of Psychology, University of Delhi. Professor Chadha has been teaching in the University of Delhi since 1982. He is the architect of EQ TESTS and has psychometrically researched the tests in collaboration with Dr Dalip Singh.
Prof Chadha is a prolific writer and has authored several books which are used as textbooks in many Universities in India and abroad at undergraduate, postgraduate and research level. He is one of the leading psychometrician in India  and his book on Applied Psychometry is widely used by the students and practitioners for psychological assessment.

Prof Chadha also held many coveted assignments such as Senior Consultant to UNDP on career development, Chairman, Council for Doctoral Program at Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad, India; Chairman, Board of Research Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Delhi, India; Director, Department of Adult, Continuing Education and Extension, University of Delhi;

President of the Asia Pacific Career Development Association, Maryland, USA. A social scientist par excellence, he has been associated with research projects with foreign universities and has carried out a number of major interdisciplinary and collaborative projects. He has published more than 120 articles in various scientific National and International journals which are often quoted by other researchers. He has developed many standardized psychological tests for Multinational companies and Public sector companies for the purpose of recruitment and selection of middle and higher management levels. The Prime Minister of India nominated him to be on the ‘Panel Of Judges’ for PM’s Trophy for the Steel industry and the Task force member of Performance management division of Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India where he contributed for more than five years. Prof Chadha has been awarded the Global Practitioner of the year -2015” award by National Career Development Association, USA, Life time achievement award by the Asia Pacific Career Development Association, ICONIC award in Psychology by Indian Association of Health Psychology.

Prof. Chadha is the President of the India Career Development Association, the President of the Indian Association of Positive Psychology and the President of International Career Coach association, USA. He is on the management bodies of many institutes in India and abroad. 

He has travelled extensively across the globe for research and development of psychological concepts. Presently, he lives in New York, USA.