Completion Criteria – ISTQB
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Criteria you set at the beginning of a project that determines when it is safe to stop testing. Exit criterion is connected to the test coverage, test case design technique adopted, risk level of the product varies from one test level to another.
- Specified coverage has been achieved.
No Showstoppers or critical defects.
There are very few known medium or low-priority defects that don’t affect the usage of the product.
If Exit criterion has not met, the test cannot be stopped.
The Exit criterion has to be revamped or the time should be extended for testing based on the quality of the product.
Any changes to the test completion criterion must be documented and signed off by the stakeholders.
The test ware can be released upon successful completion of exit criteria.