ISTQB Certification – Foundation Level syllabus

Knowing the ISTQB certification examination pattern makes it easier to prepare for the software testing certification. The exam pattern for ISTQB is given below

  • Total number of questions in the exam: 40
  • Each correct answer carries 1 point
  • Minimum percentage for passing : 65% (26 or more points)
  • Total exam time: 75 minutes
  • Questions are multiple choice in nature
  • There is no negative marking in the exam
  • This is an online exam
  • All questions are taken from the syllabus
  • Complete syllabus is split into cognitive level of knowledge:
  • 40% K1 (remember, recall type)
  • 35% K2 (Understand, Compare, contrast type)
  • 20% K3 (Apply type, Numerical type as well)
  • 5% K4 (Analyse type)

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