Careers in Software Testing

There is no dearth of careers in software testing as a large number of software and applications are being introduced.

Careers in Software Testing

Searching loopholes could be paying job option. Are you aware of it? If finding flaws is your passion, the field of software testing awaits your arrival. The whole exercise is to ensure the quality of product and find out the bugs if any. The range of software testing doesn’t ends with computers as mobile applications are also tested for it flaws in software and design. It is an exercise to check the credibility of particular software and ensure that it does all the job for what it is designed. A large number of software testing jobs are outsourced to India and hence prospect of software testing is quite testing.

Who can become a Software Tester?

Most of the companies prefer a BE/ B.Tech CS/ IT or MCA. Testing is of two types Manual and Automation one. The companies generally hire for Manual testing. The ideal candidate should have good analytical skills, basic programming knowledge and should be a troubleshooter. For automation testing, there should have a good command over computer languages.


A fresh entrant to this field could get anything between Rs 3 lakh - Rs 10 lakh per annum. The remuneration varies from type of companies he has joined and his educational background. The salary keeps varying from one organization to other. The core software companies give higher package.

Top Institutes

  • Indian Institute of Technology IIT Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology IIT Kharagpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology IIT Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology IIT Madras
  • Indian Institute of Technology IIT Delhi
  • BITS Pilani
  • IIT Roorkee
  • IT-BHU
  • IIT-Guwahati
  • College of Engg , Anna University, Guindy
  • Jadavpur University, Faculty of Engg & Tech., Kolkata
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Careers in Software Testing

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