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Indian Testing Board Certification Testing

Indian Testing Board (ITB) is a national board approved by the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB). Responsible for the "ISTQB-Certified-Tester" Certification in India, the ITB was founded in February 2004 and granted permission two months later. ITB has issued over 88, 000 certification till December 2016.

Officially founded in Edinburgh in November 2002, the International Testing Qualifications Board is responsible for the "ISTQB Certified Tester", an international qualification scheme. The qualifications of the scheme are based on a syllabus. An examination is conducted, covering the syllabus. The contents of every syllabus are taught by training providers, accredited by ITB. Kindly visit the training providers page to go through the list of accredited training providers.

Qualifications

ISTQB Foundation Level

Foundation level aims at all the individual who are involved in Software Testing & at those who are eager to acquire basic knowledge of fundamentals of Software Testing.

There are no formal requirements for this certification.

Foundation level certification is valid for life time. View further details about the ISTQB Foundation Level

ISTQB Agile Ext.

Agile testing is a relatively new approach to software testing that follows the principles of agile software development as outlined in the Agile Manifesto.

To be eligible to undertake the Agile Tester Foundation Extension certification exam, candidates must first hold the ISTQB® Foundation Certificate.

Agile Ext certification is valid for life time. View further details about the ISTQB Agile Ext.

ISTQB Model Based Testing

Model-based testing is an innovative test approach to improve effectivity and efficiency of the test process. ISTQB® Model-Based Tester certification complements the core foundation level as a specialist module. It provides a practical and easy entry to the MBT approach.

Model-based testing is an innovative test approach to improve effectivity and efficiency of the test process. ISTQB® Model-Based Tester certification complements the core foundation level as a specialist module. It provides a practical and easy entry to the MBT approach.

Model Based Tester certification is valid for life time. View further details about the ISTQB Model Based Testing

ISTQB Advance levels

The Advanced Level qualification is aimed at people who have achieved an advanced point in their careers in software testing.

To receive Advanced Level certification, candidates must hold the Foundation Certificate and satisfy the Exam Board which examines them that they have sufficient practical experience to be considered Advanced Level qualified.

Advanced level is valid for life time. Refer to the relevant Exam Board to understand their specific practical experience criteria.

Registration & Scheduling

Candidates interested in taking any of the ITB certifications must register first with ITB through their website and then schedule their exam through Pearson VUE.

Benefits

Employers of the ISTQB® certified testers can take advantage of many benefits as shown below:

  • The certified staff can give the organizations an edge. An organisation can also benefit from the adoption of more structured testing practices and optimization of test activities, derived from the ISTQB® competencies.
  • For consulting organizations, certified staff can offer high-level services to customers, adding to revenues and brand value.
  • ISTQB® certification schemes can be helpful in recruitment and retention of high standing staff. It also helps the organizations stay updated with testing innovations.
  • Formal recognition for organizations having adopted ISTQB® certifications will be available in the future.

ISTQB® Training providers can:

  • Access an international market that recognizes ISTQB®.
  • Distinguish themselves through the independently assessed professionalism of their teachers and quality/ coverage of their training material.
  • Offer their clients the most up-to-date testing knowledge.
  • Provide a continuously expanding professional development path to their clients in the field of testing.
  • Participate in early reviews of the ISTQB® syllabi and in other activities organized by ISTQB®.
  • Use the ISTQB® accredited trainer provider logos and credential within their marketing materials.
Last updated 2017-01-21