An Introduction to STQC
Standardization Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) Directorate is an attached office of the Department of Information Technology(DIT), Government of India, provides quality assurance services in the area of Electronics and IT through countrywide network of laboratories and centres.
The services include testing , calibration , training and certification to public and private organizations. These laboratories are having national/International accreditation and recognitions in the area of testing and calibration. Besides testing and calibration STQC has specialized institutions such as Indian Institute of Quality Management (IIQM) for quality related training programmes. Centre for Reliability (CFR) for reliability related services and Centre for Electronics Test Engineering (CETEs) for skill based trainings.
In the area of Information Technology , STQC provides assurance services through its six IT Centres for Software Quality testing, Information Security and IT Service Management by conducting testing, training, audit and certifications.