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About Us

Quality Evaluation And Systems Team Pvt. Ltd. (known by the acronym “QUEST”) is a reputed Inspection Body providing Quality Management Services. QUEST has been catering to the requirements of a wide range of Industries worldwide, since 1984.

QUEST with over three decades of dedicated Service to the Industry is being managed by a Team of Technocrats with years of experience at very senior levels in the Industry.

Our Profile

QUEST is a reputed Quality Management Company set up in 1984 by a group of Technocrats, with its Head Office in Bengaluru, India. The objective is to help Engineering Industry in general and MSMEs in particular to achieve globally acceptable Quality Standards in Products and Services in order to compete in the Global Market.

QUEST Management believes in Core Values “5C” viz., Competence, Commitment, Consistency, Customer Care and Comprehensiveness. Creation of a family environment, grooming next generation leaders and performers, sharing of information, empowerment, encouraging creativity and innovation are the key factors for the success of the Organization.

Certificates & Accreditation

QUEST is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified & ISO 17020:2014 Accredited Company.


QUEST for Excellence


To Provide World class Quality Services

Quality Policy

QUEST is committed to

  • Customer Delight by providing World Class Quality Control & Assurance Services
  • Continual improvement in Service deliverables to meet and exceed the expectations of all Interested Parties
  • Robust Systems, Procedures & Periodic Reviews to ensure the continued effectiveness & improvement of the Quality Management System
  • Integrity, impartiality, confidentiality, no conflict of interest and upholding of all mandatory, statutory & societal obligations

Our Leadership

H.R.S. Rao

Founder Chairman

M.Sc., (Electronics) D.I.I.Sc., (Metallurgy) Lead Assessor (Batalas)
55 years of Experience in Industries – worked in TISCO, BHEL (Trichy, Hardwar, Bangalore), Ordinance Factory
Accolades – Receipt of Kamani Gold Medal, National Metallurgist award, Import Substitution award

Sri. H.R.S. Rao graduated in B.Sc (Hons) in Physics, M.Sc (Wireless) from Central College, Bangalore. After obtaining Post Graduate Diploma in Metallurgy, from Indian Institute of Science, he started his career with the Ordinance Factory and later served Tata Iron & Steel Company and Bharat Heavy Electricals., from where he retired as General Manager.

He has published several papers in Physical Metallurgy and Non Destructive Testing. He is recipient of the Kamani Gold Medal, National Metallurgist Award, Import Substitution Award and Sir M. Visvesvaraya Award.

As an Entrepreneur, he has built “QUEST” Team to achieve 6σ (Six Sigma) levels of Quality in Inspection Services. His spiritual outlook and concern for people and society has been the driving force behind the success of QUEST. He is a connoisseur of Carnatic & Hindustani music and takes delight in any activity he is engaged in.

Managing Director

A Mechanical Engineer with 38 years of experience in various capacities in BHEL – Bangalore, Jagdishpur, Chennai, Rudrapur & New Delhi retiring as Executive Director, Ceramic Business Unit.. His experience spans manufacturing of Transmission & Distribution Products, Engineering, Quality & Marketing

Sunder Raj Sabapathy

Satish Rao

Director Finance

A B. Tech. (Mechanical), PGDM (Systems) from IIM, Bangalore, he has over 25 years of experience in PPC at BHEL – EDN and Software Development & Project Management at TCS prior to joining QUEST.

Director Operations

A BE (Electronics) & MS with over 30 years of experience in Telecom Software Projects Development and Management at Bharat Electronics (R&D) and Tech Mahindra, Bangalore.

H.S. Sureshchandra

R.N. Rath

Advisor – Eastern Region

A BE (Electrical) with a Post Graduate Diploma in Management, he has 36 years of experience in various capacities in BHEL, Bhopal and Hardwar. An Expert in Switchgear, Control Gears, Excitation Systems for Alternators. Has extensive experience in handling Power Projects from inception to commissioning.


  • Over 400 personnel consisting of Engineering Graduates, Post Graduates and Diploma Holders, all highly experienced in a range of disciplines viz. Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Metallurgy, Civil, Chemical, Control & Instrumentation,
  • Well versed in National & International Standards & Codes
  • Large number of qualified personnel in NDE
  • Regular Training conducted in-house for providing technological inputs & skill enhancement
  • Comprehensive, accurate, impartial and unbiased evaluation, on whom Customers can depend
  • Innovative & eager to take up challenging assignments.

Our Location

QUEST with its Corporate Office in Bengaluru offers services across India through its 13 branches located at all major Industrials belts.


  • Winner of the prestigious ‘Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award – 2009’ for the Small Scale Services Industry.
  • Recipient of ‘India SME-100 Award for 2012’ by the India SME Forum, one of the 100 selected out of a total of 42,623 contestants.
  • Commendation Award for ‘Rotary BSE-SME National Awards for Excellence’.
  • Best Creative Partnership Award for 2017 from ADE (Aeronautical Development Establishment), Bengaluru.