System Test Case Format

The purpose of a test case is to describe how you intend to empirically verify that the software being developed conforms to the specifications. In other words, you need to be able to show that it can correctly carry out its intended functions. The test case should be written with enough clarity and detail that it could be given to an independent tester and have the tests properly carried out.


A test case contains all the information necessary to verify some particular functionality of the software:


Requirement Traceability:

Setup: Test Data:


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