Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test, Second Edition Revised

KBIT-2 Revised
The Kaufman Brief Intelligence TestTM | 2nd Edition, Revised (KBITTM-2 Revised) has hit the “refresh” button! With field-tested, updated norms and a fresh new look, this brief measure of verbal and nonverbal intelligence continues to be the reliable assessment you’ve known since its inception — only better. Guidance on using this test in your telepractice
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KBIT-2 Revised Complete Kit (Print)
A103000064455 Qualification Level B

Includes Manual (Print), Stimulus Book (Print), and 25 Record Forms (Print)




Publication date:
August 2022
Age range:
Crystallized (Verbal), Fluid (Nonverbal), IQ Composite: Standard scores (M = 100, SD = 15) and percentile ranks by age
Qualification level:
Completion time:
Approximately 20 minutes
Scoring options:
Manual Scoring, Q-global®
Other languages:
Guidance on using this test in your telepractice
The KBIT-2 Revised kit showing the kit resources including Manual (Print), Stimulus Book (Print), and 25 Record Forms (Print).

Product Details

Brief measure of verbal and nonverbal intelligence

KBIT-2 Revised will enable you to:

  • Estimate an individual's relative level of verbal and nonverbal ability compared to a representative national sample 
  • Identify learners who may benefit from educational enrichment or assistance programs 
    • Rapidly screen large populations of learners to identify those who would benefit from comprehensive psychoeducational evaluation 
    • Administer the Nonverbal subtest in any language; Spanish instructions and teaching available in the Stimulus Book/Administration Directions 
    • Administer the Verbal subtests in English to assess bilingual examinees and accept correct responses in any language; Spanish responses provided on the Record Form 
    • Measure cognitive ability as part of a gifted/talented selection process
  • Quickly assess the intellectual ability of adults in institutional settings such as prisons, group homes, rehabilitation clinics, or mental health centers 
  • Reevaluate the cognitive ability of a child or adult after a treatment or significant life event 

What's new to KBIT-2 Revised?

Based on customer feedback, KBIT-2 Revised has been reviewed and modernized. Item art now includes modern technologies, reflects common object/device usage patterns, and strives to improve cross-cultural relevance. Changes to item content were carefully considered and implemented to support the fullest possible range of responses seen during KBIT-2 Revised administrations.

Refreshed features of the KBIT-2 Revised include:

  • New norms reflective of the most recent US census data available at publication
  • Guidance for remote administration and normative data from remote-administered cases
  • Item content that better reflects the realities of learners' lived experiences
  • Updated intercorrelations with other tests/scores

Uses and Applications of the KBIT-2 Revised

Cognitive ability assessment for a variety of scenarios and age ranges. Watch and listen to Dr. Singer.

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Gifted & Talented Assessment with the KBIT-2 Revised

Dr. Alan Kaufman sets the context and offers guidance.

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