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ISTQB is a software based testing examination conducted by the Indian Testing Board (ITB). Affiliated to the International Software Testing Qualifications Board it offers internationally recognized certifications called ISQTB certified testers.
Currently there are two levels of examinations:
For Advanced Level:-
For Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) Holders in Computer Science or related fields
Foundation Level Clearance
24 Months of Testing Experience in IT, Testing, Development,
QA, Engineering or related fields (For any 2 sub-levels)
Min. 36 Months of mandatory experience for Adv. Complete
Certification(For all 3 sub-levels)
For Non Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) Holders in Computer Science or related fields
Foundation Level Clearance
60 Months of Testing Experience in IT, Testing, Development,QA,Engineering,or related fields
ISTQB Registration / Application Form
If you are interested in getting ISTQB certification you need to do the following
If you are interested in getting ISTQB certification you need to do the following:
Check the examination schedule for your city.
Fill the Online Enrollment Form .
Select Public if you are appearing at our Public exam dates. If you are appearing at your company premises then select Corporate.
For queries of any kind you are required to fill Online Enquiry Form.
You would immediately receive a confirmation mail in your Personal ID along with further instructions.
As per instructions Send a DD of amount specified in mail in favour of SOFTWARE TESTING CERTIFICATION BOARD, payable at 'NEW DELHI' to Noida or Bangalore Office. You can find the address at http://istqb.in/contact.htm . Please provide your registration details and basic contact information at the back side of the DD.
Last date of payment & registration for online exams is 15 days before the exam date & last date for Al exams is 10 days before the exam date.
You will be informed of the timing and procedure of the examination. Appear for the examination on the designated date, time and venue.
Please do not forget to bring a photo identity (Passport, Driving License, Election Card etc.) with you when you appear for the examination.
You will be informed of your result within two weeks and passing candidates will receive the certificate within eight weeks.
Foundation level exams are online. Results for online exam will be immediate.
ISTQB Exam Dates
ISTQB Exam Dates 2014
ISTQB Foundation Level Syllabus
ISTQB Advanced Level Syllabus
The Foundation Level exam consists of approximately 40 multiple choice questions of 1 points each. An exam amounts to 40 points total, of which 65%(26 points) must be attained in order to pass. The exam is a closed book exam. You have 75 minutes to finish.
Time Duration: 180 Min. for each sub-level
Total No. of Question: 65 for each sub-level
Total Marks: 100 Marks (1 Mark, 2 marks & 3 mark questions)(Distribution not pre-specified)
Passing Criteria: 65%
There is no negative marking for the wrong answers.