ISO/IEC 27001 | Information Security Management

ISO/IEC 27001 is the global standard certificate for information security. It lays out the requirements for a data information security management system (ISMS). The best-practice approach outlined in ISO 27001 assists organizations in managing information security by addressing people, processes, and technology. The ISO 27001 standard is a globally recognized indicator that your ISMS is compliant with information security best practices.

Who Should Apply For ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security Management) Certification?

The ISO framework is a set of policies and procedures that businesses can use to gain the trust of their clients and raise company productivity. ISO 27001 provides a framework for enterprises of any size or industry to use an Information Security Management System to protect their information methodically and cost-effectively (ISMS).

Benefits of ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security Management)

  • • Safeguard all types of data, whether digital, hard copy or in the cloud.
  • • Incorporates people, procedures, and technology, ensuring that employees are aware of risks and embrace security as a way of life.
  • • Certification portrays your company's dedication to data security and is a significant credential when bidding on new contracts.
  • • Make your company more resistant to cyber-attacks.
  • • Helping you manage your budgets by letting you use only the security controls you require
  • • Adapt to changes in the environment and inside the organization regularly.
  • • Avoid the financial penalties and losses associated with data breaches
  • • Comply with business, legal, contractual and regulatory requirements
  • • Aligns with current management systems


How Can QACA Help You?

A Quality Austria Central Asia certificate verifies that internal corporate processes have been checked and are in compliance with the relevant standard for ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security Management). Audits are conducted by our certified certification bodies that follow the ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security Management).

You can request a certificate from us to evaluate your organization's performance based on ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security Management) Certification.

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Security sTar Agencies Rating Scheme is a voluntary Certification and Rating Scheme for Private Security Agencies. The private security industry (PSI) of India is comprised of over 22,000 Private Security Agencies regulated through the Private Security Agencies Regulation Act-2005 and the Rules as applicable in the jurisdiction. Quality Council of India (QCI), India’s apex quality facilitation and national accreditation body, and the Central Association of Private Security Industry (CAPSI), the prominent organization for security professionals jointly owns the scheme.

Quality Austria Central Asia (QACA) is the pioneer and leading Certification Body that has been approved by QCI to take this quality initiative ahead in the field of Security and certify various PSAs to different levels as per the scheme criteria. QACA is being at the forefront of this scheme and an important stakeholder of this entire value chain.

 As a Certification body, QACA will certify the PSAs and the certified PSAs will have all the necessary requirements that one looks for in terms of credibility while engaging them for security requirements. While certifying a PSA, QACA assesses it on the basis of global best practices, international standards and Private Security Agencies Regulation Act-2005 licensing requirements that are prescribed in sTar agency guidelines.

Certification Levels under the Security sTar Agencies Rating (STAR) Scheme are as follows:

  • Level 1 – One Star – Meeting Compliance Requirements
  • Level 2 – Two Star – Established Compliance Management
  • Level 3 – Three Star – Consistent Operations
  • Level 4 – Four Star – Sustained Performance
  • Level 5 – Five Star – Assured Quality
  • Level 6 – Six Star – Trusted Excellence
  • Level 7 – Seven Star – Professionally Managed Security Operations

The importance of this scheme can be understood by the fact that ‘Government e Market’ place under the ‘Security and Manpower Services’ has mentioned the sTar Security Scheme at the document submission stage recognizing the merits and acceptability of the Scheme. The Scheme has been aimed to enhance the credibility of the PSA. The fact that this certificate is recognised in the national and international market gives tremendous opportunities to the PSA to open up new vistas of business across the globe. Hence QACA strongly recommends PSAs to avail this opportunity and get themselves STAR RATED.

For any clarification, you can go through the Scheme document enclosures or may contact us directly at: or

Kindly, download the registration form and mail us the filled copy for getting a quotation.

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MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification is an extensive drive to create awareness amongst MSMEs about Zero Defect Zero Effect (ZED) practices and motivate and incentivize them for ZED Certification while also encouraging them to become MSME Champions.


The ZED Certification envisages the promotion of Zero Defect Zero Effect (ZED) practices amongst MSMEs so as to:

  • • Encourage and enable MSMEs for manufacturing quality products using the latest technology, and tools & to constantly upgrade their processes for the achievement of high quality and high productivity with the least effect on the environment
  • • Develop an Ecosystem for ZED Manufacturing in MSMEs, for enhancing competitiveness and enabling exports
  • • Promote the adoption of ZED practices and recognize the efforts of successful MSMEs
  • • Encourage MSMEs to achieve higher ZED Certification levels through graded incentives
  • • Increase public awareness on demanding Zero Defect and Zero Effect products through the MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification
  • • Identify areas to improve upon, thereby assisting the Government in policy decisions and investment prioritization
  • • Quality Austria Central Asia is an approved Assessment agency for ZED Certification authorized by the ZED Division of Quality Council of India (QCI). Quality Austria Central Asia has been carrying out ZED certification audits since the inception of the scheme.

MSMEs can apply for certification at any of the following three levels:

  • • Certification Level 1: BRONZE (5 Parameters)
  • • Certification Level 2: SILVER (14 Parameters)
  • • Certification Level 3: GOLD (20 Parameters)


All MSMEs registered with the UDYAM registration portal (of the MoMSME) will be eligible to participate in MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification and avail of related benefits/incentives.


Registration > ZED Pledge > Zed Certification Level selection > Document Upload & Verification > Closures of Gaps > Issuance of Certificate.

To Register: Complete the registration form:

Certification Fees:

Refer discount on certification fees up to 100%

  • • Certification Level 1: BRONZE (5 Parameters) – INR 10,000
  • • Certification Level 2: SILVER (14 Parameters) – INR 40,000
  • • Certification Level 3: GOLD (20 Parameters) – INR 90,000


  • • MSMEs will be given financial assistance/ subsidy for obtaining a ZED Certification Level.
  • • An MSME unit will get a subsidy as per the following structure, on the cost of certification:
  1. Micro Enterprises: 80%
  2. Small Enterprises: 60%
  3. Medium Enterprises: 50%
  • • There will be an additional subsidy of 10% for the MSMEs owned by Women/SC/ST Entrepreneurs OR MSMEs in NER/ Himalayan/LWE / Island territories / aspirational districts.
  • • In addition to the above, there will be an additional subsidy of 5% for MSMEs which are also a part of the SFURTI OR Micro & Small Enterprises - Cluster Development Programme (MSE-CDP) of the Ministry.

A limited-purpose joining reward of Rs.10,000/- will be offered to each MSME once they take the ZED Pledge which needs to be utilized within a defined time period for the purpose defined as per the following modalities:

  1. This joining reward may be used by an applicant MSME only once while applying for a ZED Certification (Bronze, Silver, and Gold).
  2. If the joining reward is used for any Certification, then the cost of the reward will be first deducted from the cost of Certification and then the Subsidy may apply if applicable. For example, if an MSME uses the reward for applying for Bronze Certification, the effective cost to MSME becomes zero, while in case an MSME applies for the Silver or Gold Certification, the reward amount will be adjusted in the Certification Cost and the subsidy will apply on the balance amount as per the type of the MSME (Micro, Small or Medium).
  3. This joining reward will be valid only for 1 year after taking the ZED Pledge.

Some of the Benefits of ZED Certification:

  • • Access to Digital MSME Subscription
  • • International Cooperation (IC) Scheme
  • • Stall Charges are subject to a maximum of Rs.3.50 lakh or actual rent paid, whichever is lower
  • • Economy class airfare is subject to a maximum of Rs. 1.75 lakh or actual fare paid, whichever is lower
  • • Financial Institution Incentives (Processing Fees Waiver – up to 0.5%, Interest Rate Waiver – up to 1%)
  • • Technology Transfer and Quality Certification, ZED Certification - The fee payable for obtaining BIS/ ISO/ FSSAI/ AGMARK/ HALLMARK/ SILK MARK/ ZED Certification, etc., and fee payable for getting Technical knowhow/ Technology transfer from any recognized national /international research laboratories/ Technical Institutes/ University, Institutions like CFTRI, CIPET, etc. by eligible unit, will be provided subsidy up to the extent of 75%, subject to a ceiling of Rs. 10.00 lakh.
  • • Quality Certification Subsidy -   The new and existing Micro, Small, and Medium category industries established by general category entrepreneurs in the State shall be reimbursed 50% of the amount spent, a maximum of Rs. 5 Lakh for obtaining ISO 9001, ISO14001, ISO 45001, ISO22000 category, IS certification, ZED certification, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) certification LEBP certification in the field of new and renewable energy, Euro Standard or other similar national/international certification.

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ISO 21001 is an international standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization that provides management tools for educational products and service providers. Its goal is to assist education providers in meeting the requirements and needs of their students.

The ISO 21001 certification ensures that the educational services provide effective and efficient services. The standards allow for a personalized experience for all learners, particularly those with special education needs and distance learners. Furthermore, by gaining ISO 21001 certification, you can show stakeholders that you are dedicated to improving your educational system.


Who Should Apply for ISO 21001?

ISO 21001 can be applied to educational organizations within larger organizations, such as professional training departments, whose core business is not education.


The Benefits of ISO 21001

  • • Improved alignment of educational mission, vision, goals, and action plans following ISO 21001
  • • Gaining a reputation for providing inclusive and equitable quality education
  • • Providing self-learning and lifelong learning opportunities to all
  • • Giving personalized learning and effective response to special educational needs
  • • Consistently providing processes and evaluation tools to demonstrate and increase effectiveness and efficiency
  • • Raising the credibility of the educational organization
  • • Enabling organizations to demonstrate commitment to education management practices in the most effective manner
  • • Uniformity of maintaining national standards within an international framework
  • • Increased participation of interested parties
  • • Encouragement of excellence and innovation


How Can QACA Help You?

A Quality Austria Central Asia certificate verifies that internal corporate processes have been checked and are in compliance with the relevant standard for ISO 21001. In addition, our certified certification body conducts audits that follow the ISO 21001.

Other advantages that QACA provides are: 

  • • Delivering effective and efficient educational services
  • • Ensuring that learners receive the desired level of education while also improving productivity, safety, and well-being.
  • • Improve your competitiveness and credibility

You can request a certificate from us to evaluate your organization's performance based on ISO 21001


ISO 14001 is a globally recognized standard that lays out the standards for a quality environmental management system. It assists firms in improving their environmental performance through more effective resource utilization and waste reduction, resulting in a competitive advantage and stakeholder confidence.


Who Should Apply for the ISO 14001 Certification?

Any organization that wishes to build, upgrade, or maintain an environmental management system in accordance with its specified environmental policy and standards should adopt ISO 14001.

The ISO 14001 standards can be incorporated into any environmental management system to varying degrees. It depends on the organization's business, environmental policy, product and service offers, and geographic location.


Benefits of ISO 14001 (EMS)

  • • Exhibit compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. 
  • • Enhance employee productivity by increasing leadership involvement and engagement of employees
  • • Incorporate environmental issues into business management to aim for strategic business
  • • Integrating a better supply chain to increase environmental performance.
  • • Raise the organization's reputation and brand image by maintaining the confidence of stakeholders through strategic communication
  • • Gain a competitive and financial edge over your competitors through increased efficiencies and business management.


How Can QACA Help You?

A Quality Austria Central Asia certificate verifies that internal corporate processes have been checked and are in compliance with the relevant standard for ISO 14001 standards. Audits are conducted by our certified certification bodies that follow ISO 14001. 

We help you identify the legal requirements for the EMS by defining your environmental policy, environmental aspects, and environmental objectives and targets. In addition, we help you meet the overall scope and implementation of the environmental management system. We ensure that you develop the necessary and optional processes and procedures for your organization's operations.

You can request an audit from us to evaluate your organization's performance based on ISO 14001.