The ISTQB is responsible for the international qualification scheme called "ISTQB Certified Tester". The qualifications are based on a syllabus, and there is a hierarchy of qualifications and guidelines for accreditation and examination. The ISTQB Foundation Level exam and the ISEB Foundation Exam became aligned as of 01-June-2006. ISEB, established in 1967 is the world's leading issuer of Software Testing qualifications and offers courses in over 50 countries worldwide.
ISTQB WEB SITE :www.istqb.org
INDIAN TESTING BOARD:www.istqb.in
ITB is the board which is looking ISTQB activities in INDIA.
With this certification u can be good at software testing.Apart from this it is good if u have some idea on tools like JMETER,Selenium etc...
See more details about istqb in the given site
Reference book for ISTQB:REX BLACK ,Foundations of software testing
I will post some resources for this exam soon