Quality Assurance vs Quality Control

What is Quality Assurance?

→ Assurance means giving a positive declaration on a process that gives confidence for the outcome and It gives a surety that the product will work without any problems as per the expectations or requests.
→ Q.A. is focused on preventing defects and It ensures that the methods, techniques, and processes are designed for the projects are implemented correctly.
→ It is a proactive approach and prevention control.

What is Quality Control?

→ Control is to check or verify the actual results of the process or product by comparing with the defined standards or specification.
→ Q.C. is focused on identifying a defect or mismatch of the specification as compared to a defined specification.
→ It ensures that the methods, techniques, and processes are designed in the project are following correctly.
→ It is a reactive approach and detection control.


Quality Assurance vs Quality Control

[01] Definition:

QA:
→ It is a set of activities that ensures the process for good output.
QC:
→ It is a set of activities that ensure the quality of the product either it is good or bad.

[2] Focused on:

QA:
→ It is focused on the prevention of defects.
→ It is a proactive approach that means it works before the final output.
QC :
→ It is focused on the identification of defects.
→ It is a reactive approach that means it works after the final output



[3] Goal:

QA:
→ The goal of QA is to develop a robust process so that the defects will not generate.
QC:
→ The goal of QC is to develop the product checking method so that the defects do not pass to the customer.

[4] Responsibility:

Q.A.:
→ Everyone from supplier to dispatch team (all team member) are responsible for that.
Q.C.:
→ Usually, a specific team is responsible for testing the product for defects before pass it to the customer.

[5] Examples:

Q.A.:
→ Process verification is an example of QA.
→ It makes sure you are doing the right things, the right way
Q.C.:
→ Product validation/testing is an example of QC.

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36 Comments

  1. It's really good example for difference between to QA Vs QC. Thank u.

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    1. Thank you for your valuable feedback

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    2. It's really help me lot..

      Sir plzz also make ppt ppt on 7 QC tool

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    3. Ok thank-you for your valuable feedback.
      Next post i will make presentation on 7 QC tools

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  2. Good for knowledge purpose ....keep continue Nikunj

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  3. Well-done nikunj ...keep it up

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  4. Very nice and helpful definition....

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  5. It is helpful knowledge for all quality people.

    Keep continue nikunj

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    All these have detailed with long narration

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  7. Clearly we can understand thank you so much for valuable information..

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  8. Hey Nikunj, great work once again. But I think a further description for QC can certainly boast a lot for people who wants to get into the QC industry tho. Looking forward to your new articles fam

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  9. It's awesome and thanks for the sharing

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  10. Very very thanks for a good nd suitable difference...

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  11. Nice explanation about the differences....i want to know more about cpck

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  12. Dear Nikunj,
    What do you think about Product Test in QC or QA.
    Because you can also make prodcut test for realibility or durability test for product. These kindd of product test in QA in my opinion.

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  13. Dear sir really l appreciate your work. l eagerly searching such training programs for become expert in quality. please tell me whether are you conducting offline or online
    classes some where? l am in bangalore and my mail is santosh_ab6@yahoo.in

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    1. Thank you for your appreciation but as of now we are not conducting any training programs. For any other inquiry you can write us at: contact@nikunjbhoraniya.com

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  14. Number 1 site, in which I get all the information related Quality process and it's really help me to improve myself in quality

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  15. QA is the plan in Powerpoint, and QC is the plan in action at the factory.

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  16. Excellent sir thank for giving such valuable information in such a simple method

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  17. simple and easy to memorize

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