Exam ID HP0-M58
Exam type Proctored exam taken at dedicated testing center
Exam duration 3 hours
Exam length 120 questions
Passing score 70%
Delivery languages English
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No online or hard copy reference material will be allowed at the testing site. This exam may contain beta test items for experimental purposes.

Exam description

This exam tests your ability to do the following:
• Describe basic software testing principles.
• Outline the process used to test business requirements.
• Discuss a variety of testing models and how to apply them.
• Apply risk management strategies to software testing goals.
• Utilize reporting capabilities and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure success.
• Create releases and cycles in Quality Center.
• Create and execute test sets, test plan trees and test plans.
• Log and manage defects.
• Create basic scripts from a manual test case in QuickTest Professional.
• Use debugging tools.
• Create and run a basic LoadRunner scenario.
• Assign scripts, run-time settings, performance monitors, load generators and Vusers to a LoadRunner scenario.
• Create, configure and execute load tests.

Who should take this exam?

High school graduates and college students who wish to begin their field experience in software.
  • This exam is offered in the APJ region only. Future locations in other regions are being planned.

Exam contents

This exam has 120 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)

Tips for taking this exam

This exam covers testing principles, models, and techniques needed to understand the purpose for software testing.


This exam validates that you can successfully perform the following:

Introduction to Testing

  • 15 questions

Using Quality Center Essentials

  • 25 questions

Using QuickTest Professional

  • 20 questions

Using LoadRunner Controller

  • 25 questions

Using the Virtual User Generator

  • 20 questions

Performance Center User Site

  • 15 questions