The Forms of the MBTI® Instrument



Form Description Use/Purpose Scoring Report
Q Step II, 144 forced-choice questions Extends the preferences to include explanations of why individuals of the same type may behave differently. Each preference is further expanded into the underlying 20 different facets. Step II is best administered by those who have taken Step II training. By computer through CPP 4- or 18-page report including Step I and Step II results
 
M Step I, 93 items Standard form as of 1998. By hand with Form M templates or by computer 4 Letter Type
 
M
Self-Scorable
Step I, 93 items Workshop/group setting where time for prescoring is limited. By hand 4 Letter Type
 
G 126 items (94 scored for type plus 32 items beyond basic type) Standard form until 1998.
Discontinued 2012
By hand with Form G templates 4 Letter Type
 
G
Self-Scorable
94 items Workshop/group setting where time for prescoring is limited.
Discontinued 2012
By hand 4 Letter Type
 
AV 50 items Abbreviated Version — Discontinued because reliabilities were unacceptable.
 
F 166 items (94 scored for type plus 72 research items) Primarily research standard form from 1962-1977.
Discontinued 2012
By hand with Form F Templates or by computer 4 Letter Type
 
K 131 items [94 Form G items for type in coordination with 37 items for the Expanded Analysis Report (EAR)] Understanding within type differences or the meaning of close scores.
Discontinued

By hand with Form G templates

4 Letter Type

Only by computer for EAR 20 EAR Subscales
 
J 290 items [94 Form F items for type plus 196 items for the Type Differentiation Indicator (TDI) subscales and research] Note: The TDI is a Level C instrument.

Understanding within type differences or the meaning of close scores.
Discontinued

By hand with Form F templates

4 Letter Type

Clinical or counseling purposes. Only by computer for TDI 20 EAR subscales and 7 comfort sub-scales
 
Step III 222 items Clinical, counseling, or coaching purposes. Understanding type development. Computer Interpretive report
 
MMTIC®
Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children®
43 items Children's version for grades 2 - 12. Computer 4 Letter Type