OneStopTesting - Quality Testing Jobs, eBooks, Articles, FAQs, Training Institutes, Testing Software, Testing downloads, testing news, testing tools, learn testing, manual testing, automated testing, load runner, winrunner, test director, silk test, STLC

Forum| Contact Us| Testimonials| Sitemap| Employee Referrals| News| Articles| Feedback| Enquiry
Testing Resources
  • Testing Articles
  • Testing Books
  • Testing Certification
  • Testing FAQs
  • Testing Downloads
  • Testing Interview Questions
  • Career In Software Testing
  • Testing Jobs
  • Testing Job Consultants
  • Testing News
  • Testing Training Institutes
  • Introduction
  • Designing Test Cases
  • Developing Test Cases
  • Writing Test Cases
  • Test Case Templates
  • Purpose
  • What Is a Good Test Case?
  • Test Specifications
  • UML
  • Scenario Testing
  • Test Script
  • Test Summary Report
  • Test Data
  • Defect Tracking
    Software testing
  • Testing Forum
  • Introduction
  • Testing Start Process
  • Testing Stop Process
  • Testing Strategy
  • Risk Analysis
  • Software Listings
  • Test Metrics
  • Release Life Cycle
  • Interoperability Testing
  • Extreme Programming
  • Cyclomatic Complexity
  • Equivalence Partitioning
  • Error Guessing
  • Boundary Value Analysis
  • Traceability Matrix
    SDLC Models
  • Introduction
  • Waterfall Model
  • Iterative Model
  • V-Model
  • Spiral Model
  • Big Bang Model
  • RAD Model
  • Prototyping Model
    Software Testing Types
  • Static Testing
  • Dynamic Testing
  • Blackbox Testing
  • Whitebox Testing
  • Unit Testing
  • Requirements Testing
  • Regression Testing
  • Error Handling Testing
  • Manual support Testing
  • Intersystem Testing
  • Control Testing
  • Parallel Testing
  • Volume Testing
  • Stress Testing
  • Performance Testing
  • Agile Testing
  • Localization Testing
  • Globalization Testing
  • Internationalization Testing
    Test Plan
  • Introduction
  • Test Plan Development
  • Test Plan Template
  • Regional Differences
  • Criticism
  • Hardware Development
  • IEEE 829-1998
  • Testing Without a TestPlan
    Code Coverage
  • Introduction
  • Measures
  • Working
  • Statement Coverage
  • Branch Coverage
  • Path Coverage
  • Coverage criteria
  • Code coverage in practice
  • Tools
  • Features
    Quality Management
  • Introduction
  • Components
  • Capability Maturity Model
  • CMMI
  • Six Sigma
    Project Management
  • Introduction
  • PM Activities
  • Project Control Variables
  • PM Methodology
  • PM Phases
  • PM Templates
  • Agile PM
    Automated Testing Tools
  • Quick Test Professional
  • WinRunner
  • LoadRunner
  • Test Director
  • Silk Test
  • Test Partner
  • Rational Robot
    Performance Testing Tools
  • Apache JMeter
  • Rational Performance Tester
  • LoadRunner
  • NeoLoad
  • WAPT
  • WebLOAD
  • Loadster
  • OpenSTA
  • LoadUI
  • Appvance
  • Loadstorm
  • LoadImpact
  • QEngine
  • Httperf
  • CloudTest
  • Perl Testing
  • Python Testing
  • JUnit Testing
  • Unix Shell Scripting
    Automation Framework
  • Introduction
  • Keyword-driven Testing
  • Data-driven Testing
    Configuration Management
  • History
  • What is CM?
  • Meaning of CM
  • Graphically Representation
  • Traditional CM
  • CM Activities
  • Tools
  • What Is Software Testing?
  • Effective Defect Reports
  • Software Security
  • Tracking Defects
  • Bug Report
  • Web Testing
  • Exploratory Testing
  • Good Test Case
  • Write a Test
  • Code Coverage
  • WinRunner vs. QuickTest
  • Web Testing Tools
  • Automated Testing
  • Testing Estimation Process
  • Quality Assurance
  • The Interview Guide
  • Upgrade Path Testing
  • Priority and Severity of Bug
  • Three Questions About Bug
    Home » Testing Articles » Manual Testing Articles » Syllabus for Certified Software Tester

    Syllabus for Certified Software Tester

    A D V E R T I S E M E N T

    Syllabus for Certified Software Tester

    In this tutorial you will learn about Syllabus for Certified Software Tester, Skill Categories, Test Principles and Concepts, Tester's Role in Software Development and Acquisition, Test Management, Build the Test Environment, Risk Analysis, Test Planning Process, Test Design, Performing Tests, Defect Tracking and Correction, Acceptance Testing, Status of Testing, Test Reporting.

    The Certified Software Test Exam concentrates more on the following areas:

    • Knowledge on the Test Environment.
    • Ability to plan tests.
    • Ability to execute tests, design test cases, use test tools, etc.
    • Ability to develop testing status reports.

    Skill Categories:

    The basic categories to be concentrated while preparing for CST exam are summarized as follows:

    Test Principles and Concepts:

    Definition of Test Specifications, Testing Techniques, Testing Methods, Independent Testing, Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) Software, Testing Code Developed Under Outside Contract, Test Quality, Testing Life Cycle, Technical terms of testing.

    Tester's Role in Software Development and Acquisition:

    The Development and Acquisition Process: Process Knowledge � Knowledge on Software Development, Operation, and Maintenance Process, Tools, Project Management, Test Documentation and Roles/Responsibilities.

    Test Approaches: Structural Test Approaches, Functional Test Approaches.

    "V" Testing Concept

    Quality Attributes.

    Test Management:

    Test Management: Test Objectives, Test Competency, Test Performance, Test Technology, Staffing, Management of Staff.

    Giving Information: Audience Evaluation, Effective Presentation, Written Correspondence, and Oral Delivery.

    Receiving Information: Effective Listening, Interviewing, Analyzing.

    Personal Effectiveness: Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, Influence and Motivation, Judgment, Facilitation.

    Continuing Professional Education: Identification of Training Needs, Behavior Change Techniques.

    Leadership: Meeting Chairing, Facilitation, Team Building, Process Definition.

    Recognition, Networking, Code of Ethics.

    Build the Test Environment:

    Test Standards: External Standard, Internal Standards.

    Test Environment Components: Test Process Engineering, Tool Development and/or Acquisition, Acquisition or Development of a Test Bed/Test Lab/Test Environment.

    Test Tools: Tool Competency, Tool Selection (from acquired tools).

    Quality Assurance / Quality Control: Quality Assurance versus Quality Control, Process Analysis and Understanding.

    Building the Test Environment Work Processes: Concepts of work processes, Building a Test Work Process, Test Quality Control, Analysis of the Test Process, Continuous Improvement.

    Adapting the Test Environment to Different Technologies

    Risk Analysis:

    Risk Identification: Software Risks, Testing Risks, Premature Release Risk, Business Risks, Risk Methods.

    Managing Risks: Risk Magnitude, Risk Reduction Methods, Contingency Planning.

    Test Planning Process:

    Pre-Planning Activities: Success Criteria/Acceptance Criteria, Test Objectives, Assumptions, Entrance Criteria/Exit Criteria.

    Test Planning: Test Plan, Requirements/Traceability, Estimating, Scheduling, Staffing, Approach, Test Check Procedures (i.e., test quality control).

    Post-Planning Activities: Change Management, Versioning (change control/change management/configuration management).

    Test Design:

    Design Preparation: Test Bed/Test Lab, Test Coverage.

    Design Execution: Specifications, Cases, Scripts, Data.

    Performing Tests:

    Execute Tests
    Compare Actual versus Expected Results
    Test Log
    Record Discrepancies

    Defect Tracking and Correction:

    Defect Tracking: Defect Recording, Defect Reporting, Defect Tracking.

    Testing Defect Correction: Validation, Regression Testing, Verification.

    Acceptance Testing:

    Concepts of Acceptance Testing
    Roles and Responsibilities
    Acceptance Test Process

    Status of Testing:

    Test Completion Criteria: Code Coverage, Requirement Coverage.

    Test Metrics: Metrics Unique to Test, Complexity Measurements, Size Measurements, Defect Measurements, Product Measures.

    More Manual Testing Articles
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Next

    discussionDiscussion Center


    Yahoo Groups
    Y! Group
    Sirfdosti Groups
    Contact Us

    Looking for Software Testing eBooks and Interview Questions? Join now and get it FREE!
    A D V E R T I S E M E N T

    Members Login

    Email ID:

    Forgot Password
    New User
    Testing Interview Questions
  • General Testing
  • Automation Testing
  • Manual Testing
  • Software Development Life Cycle
  • Software Testing Life Cycle
  • Testing Models
  • Automated Testing Tools
  • Silk Test
  • Win Runner
    Testing Highlights

  • Software Testing Ebooks
  • Testing Jobs
  • Testing Frequently Asked Questions
  • Testing News
  • Testing Interview Questions
  • Testing Jobs
  • Testing Companies
  • Testing Job Consultants
  • ISTQB Certification Questions
    Interview Questions

  • WinRunner
  • LoadRunner
  • SilkTest
  • TestDirector
  • General Testing Questions

  • Testing Forum
  • Downloads
  • E-Books
  • Testing Jobs
  • Testing Interview Questions
  • Testing Tools Questions
  • Testing Jobs
  • A-Z Knowledge
    Study ABROAD ?

    Study Abroad

    Vyom Network : Free SMS, GRE, GMAT, MBA | Online Exams | Freshers Jobs | Software Downloads | Programming & Source Codes | Free eBooks | Job Interview Questions | Free Tutorials | Jokes, Songs, Fun | Free Classifieds | Free Recipes | Bangalore Info | GATE Preparation | MBA Preparation | Free SAP Training
    Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions
    Sitemap | Sitemap (XML)
    Job Interview Questions | Placement Papers | SMS Jokes | C++ Interview Questions | C Interview Questions | Web Hosting
    German | French | Portugese | Italian