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Software Testing

By Prof. Rajib Mall   |   IIT Kharagpur
Learners enrolled: 9171
Over the years program several testing techniques have developed and tools have become available. Also, testing has been acknowledged as the primary technique for ensuring software reliability. The course would provide a brief introduction to test process and techniques available for black box and white box test case design. Integration, system and regression testing would also be discussed. A few of the test tools would be discussed and the participants would be encouraged to use.

INTENDED AUDIENCE  Elective Course
                                          PG Course
                                          M.Tech
PREREQUISITES Basic Knowledge of Programming
INDUSTRY SUPPORT All software development/testing companies
Summary
Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 4 weeks
Start Date : 18 Jan 2021
End Date : 12 Feb 2021
Exam Date : 21 Mar 2021
Enrollment Ends : 01 Feb 2021
Category :
  • Computer Science and Engineering
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate



Course layout

Week 1: 
Introduction to software testing and test process
Week 2: 
Black box testing
Week 3: 
White box testing
Week 4: 
Integration, regression and system testing, test automation

Books and references

Text Books

Software Engineering by  Rajib   Mall, PHI 2014

Software Testing: A Craftsman's Approach, by Paul C. Jorgensen,  Third Edition

Instructor bio

Prof. Rajib Mall

IIT Kharagpur
Rajib Mall is Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal. He has more than a two decades of teaching  experience in the areas of program analysis and testing. He has written five text books and over 150 refereed research papers.

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 21 March 2021 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE

Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 3 assignments out of the total 4 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur .It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team


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