The ISTQB was officially founded as an International Testing Qualifications Board in Edinburgh in November 2002 and it is responsible for the "ISTQB Certified Tester", which is an international qualification scheme.
ISTQB is the parent body responsible for approving various national boards in addition to other tasks such as defining the syllabi for various certifications.
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QAI, India, the premier knowledge corporation in the software engineering and management domain, has recently conducted the first Certified Software Test Engineer Certification examination in India. The CSTE certification is a formal recognition of proficiency-level attained in IT software testing by business and professional associates. According to Navyug Mohnot, Executive Director of QAI, “A CSTE is acknowledged to be proficient in the domains that make up the Common Body of Knowledge for the Information Systems Software Testing Profession”.
CSTE certification is proof that you have mastered a basic skill set recognized worldwide in the Information Technology arena. It will also result in greater acceptance as an advisor to upper management. The candidates will be required to demonstrate proficiency in the following knowledge domains which make up the Common Body of Knowledge for the Information Systems Software Testing profession. The CBOK consists of topics such as Test Tactics, Quality Principles and Concepts, Design, Methods for Software Development and Maintenance,Defect Tracking and Management, Verification and Validation Methods, Quantitative Measurement, Test Reporting Risk Analysis, etc.
Held simultaneously at Delhi, Bangalore, and Mumbai, the participants of the examination were from leading software companies like Cognizant Technology Solutions, Melstar, Satyam GE Software Services, IBM Global Services, and Patni Computer Systems.
The Certification process
The CSTE brochure and exam application form can be obtained from QAI, on any working day. The eligibility criteria to appear for the examination is a bachelor’s degree or an associate degree with two years of test work experience or six years of testing experience.
url for the site:http://www.qaiasia.com/News_room/News/qai_conducts_cert.htm
Top Companies hiring Certified Testers:
2.Itc info tech ,bangalore
3.Ibm India labs
6.Tata consultancy Services
Monday, November 19, 2007