Difference between exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis

factor_analysis

#1

I am currently working on one survey of student who solve the given set of particular question and I wanted know the scores of each factor which factor analysis method should I use.


#2

@harry,

If the correlation between input variables are not clear or correlation is inconsistent compare to expected scenario, we should use EFA otherwise we can go with CFA.

In your case, you are already aware about the correlation between questions so I would suggest you to go with CFA.

Regards,
Mark