Appendix D: The Exam
As mentioned in chapter 1, the “Improving the Test Process” syllabus consists of two parts, each with its own exam. Section 1.7. provided a general overview of the Expert Level exam. This appendix provides more details about the exam, including the general rules that govern it and the coverage of learning objectives in the exam for each syllabus part.
Essay questions have been introduced to the ISTQB Certified Tester Expert Level certification exams for the first time. We have provided some tips that will help candidates prepare for this part of the exam.
D.1 General Exam Aspects
Each exam is made up of two components: