Standardisation Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) Directorate, an attached office of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, 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, IT & e-Governance, Training and Certification having National / International accreditation and recognitions in the area of testing and calibration.
Besides a network of ERTL and ETDC which are primarily engaged in testing and calibration services, STQC has specialized institutions such as Indian Institute of Quality Management (IIQM) for quality related training programmes and Centre for Reliability (CFR) for reliability related services.
In the area of IT & e-Governance, STQC provides Software Products/Systems and Process Assurance Services by conducting Testing, Training, Audit and Certifications.
All STQC financial obligations are met through budgetary support provided by Government of India.