Career Option in Quality Assurance and Quality Control

A. Field description:

QualityQuality assurance, QA, assures that planned and systematic production processes have been followed to manufacture a product, thereby ensuring its suitability for the intended purpose.

A set of activities are implemented to meet customer requirements in a systematic, reliable fashion, but QA cannot absolutely guarantee the production of quality products.

B. Education Guide

Education Details & Eligibility:

To become a Professional in the Q & A industry one should have a graduate degree. The degree and postgraduate degree courses are offered by the private and government colleges in India and around the globe.

Basic eligibility criteria:

10th, +2 (Higher Secondary students) with science group as the majors

Course Duration:

The opportunities for Q & A are tremendous

The following fields require Q & A

  • Software
  • Drugs
  • Engineering
  • Shipping and Transport
  • Commercial Goods
  • Etc.,

Training in this field is available at a number of schools and institutes all over India. These courses are offered at the levels of

The course duration for the various programs is as follows:

  • Diploma is around two years.
  • Bachelor's is around four years.
  • Master's /Ph.Dis offered as a two year program.
C. Institutions that Offers this Education

Almost all the deemed and general universities offer Bachelor degree in related fields of Engineering.

D. Job Opportunities and Job Roles

Some of the job openings/Departments available are:

  • Research Engineer.
  • Quality Inspector.
  • Supervisor.
  • Consultant.
  • Tutor.
E. Approximate Salary Range

The salary can be from Rs.9, 800 to Rs.16, 000 for starters and increases with the persons experience and knowledge.

F. Related Links

The Society of Quality Assurance (SQA) is a professional membership organization dedicated to providing a forum for information exchange and utilization of knowledge in research and regulatory quality assurance, promoting the profession through leadership and effective professional relationships, 
Web site link: http:http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/CCC_FirstPage.jsp

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