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Frequently Asked Questions

Masai School is located in Bengaluru, India. Our classes are currently online. However, we are launching offline campuses soon. For more information, visit our Offline Campuses page

To be eligible for a course you must-have :

General - Applications are open to Indian Nationals residing in India with a valid PAN card and Aadhar Card. You are required to have a laptop and a good internet connection to continue attending our coding classes. Basic knowledge of the English language is also a must.

Age - The current offerings at Masai are designed for applicants with a minimum age of 18 years and maximum age limit of 28 years. Technology courses and offerings for candidates beyond this age bracket may be rolled out in the future.

Entrance test - You will have one attempt for a Practice Test once you log into your dashboard or register. After this, you will have two attempts for the admission test (MSAT). On failing to clear both attempts, you will have the option of re-applying for the next batch.

Academic Background - To be eligible for our program, you must have cleared the 12th standard or 10th standard + 2 under CBSE/ICSE or any other state boards recognised under the Indian education system. No prior coding/technical/computer science background is required to apply for our courses. College dropouts may also apply.

Full-time courses - 30 Weeks duration each, requires a commitment for 9 am to 9 pm, 6 days a week. It is an intensive and immersive curriculum.

Part-time course - 30 Weeks duration, open to students who are going to graduate in the year 2022. Course Timings are Mon - Fri 8 PM - 11 PM & Sat - 10 AM - 5 PM

No, the offline campuses are only available for Full-time courses.

Software engineering and web development are one of the most in-demand and ever-growing tech skills required across all sectors and industries. Our in-house placements team is dedicated to your career development. To that end, it works with some of the best tech companies in India. We have more than 200+ hiring partners like Samsung, Instamojo, Paytm, Nobroker, MPL, Sharechat, Revvsales etc.
The placements team will help you prepare your resume, portfolio, build your digital profile, practice interviews and even help you in salary negotiation. However, at the end of the day, you are the one who would apply, give the interview and get the job.

Full Time Courses: - Full Time Courses: These are full-time intensive programs for 30 weeks each, where students have to attend live, interactive and online coding classes between 9am - 9pm, Monday - Saturday.

Part Time Course: - This is a part-time program for 30 weeks. The coding classes are as follows - Monday - Friday from 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm, and on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The medium of instruction will be in English. You must be able to understand the lectures that are delivered in English language. Although as part of the curriculum, we also help you develop your written and verbal communication skills along with coding.

No. The most important parts of the Masai School curriculum happen in small, interactive groups, and require >90% attendance for all hours of the coding classes. Although we do record and archive all of our lectures, the lectures alone are not what makes Masai School a great coding institute.

Masai School does have part-time programs that may work better for those who have jobs or are working.

Masai School is not a degree granting institution, but we do issue a certificate of completion upon graduation. Thus, the core focus at Masai School is on skill-development and holistic learning. With that in mind, we have not tied up with any educational institutions or industry bodies for certification.

Not at the moment.

Minimum
1.6 GHz Processor
4 GB RAM (For Full stack Android development - 8 GB RAM)
120 GB Hard Drive
Web Cam
Microphone ‍

Recommended
2 GHz Processor
8 GB RAM
256 GB Hard Drive (preferably solid state) ‍

Recommended operating systems (in descending order): Ubuntu, macOS, Windows 10

No, we do not or cannot control where you choose to work. Since software developers tend to get raises very quickly, we do recommend not over-optimising your job-search and getting a job as soon as possible.

No, college CGPA does not play any role in your entry to the Masai School programs.

Masai School is a fast-paced, immersive, online education experience. It’s important to ask yourself, “Is this right for me?” Below are a few of the qualities it will take to be successful in our courses

Determination
Proactiveness
Career-focussed

Are you a self learner?
Learning to code is only one piece of the puzzle. You’ll rarely be shown how to solve problems in the workplace, so Masai students graduate with the ability to autonomously tackle unique problems wherever they face them.

Yes, a minimum of 90% lecture attendance is required to complete these technology courses. You also need to follow the guidelines mentioned in Masai School Code of Conduct Policy. Please go through this link to understand Code of Conduct policy.

As both are mandatory for you to apply for any of our courses, we would suggest you apply for these. These are required for the verification of your profile.

The Glide Program is an initiative by Masai School where the top performing students are given the option to choose for a monthly allowance. An allowance of ₹10,000 per unit is given to top performing students so that they can study without worrying about their living expenses. Upon joining a new batch, students are evaluated on their overall performance in the first unit and are given this option. This is an option for only those in our Full-time batches. If a student opts for this allowance, The repayment of Glide will commence 2 months after the graduation date of the batch that the student joined, irrespective of the ISA status. At Masai School, a unit equals 5 weeks and every full-time course has 6 Units.

You have to pay ZERO fees till you start earning a minimum salary of 5 Lakhs per year. After you get a job with the minimum salary requirement, you need to pay 15% of your monthly salary (plus 18% GST) for 36 months or till you reach the maximum total amount of:

- Rs 3,00,000 (including GST) for our online Full Time Course, OR

- Rs 3,00,000 + 30,000 as a Campus Fees (Including GST) for our Full Time Campus Batch Courses OR

- Rs 2,50,000 (including GST) for our online Part Time Course.

Income Share Agreement (ISA) Questions

Important Note: The FAQs below explains certain tuition and ISA features and terms, but do not override any terms in the Income Share Agreement (ISA) itself. Students should read their enrollment agreement and ISA contract(s) carefully to understand their terms.

An Income Share Agreement (ISA) is a way to pay your Masai School course fee. A Masai School ISA is a contract under which you agree to pay 15% of your post-Masai School salary for 36 months, but only once you're making more than the ISA threshold salary level (depending on the program you chose) The ISA is capped at a maximum repayment of:

- Rs 3,00,000 (including GST) for our online Full Time Course, OR

- Rs 3,00,000 + 30,000 as a Campus Fees (Including GST) for our Full Time Campus Batch Courses OR

- Rs 2,50,000 (including GST) for our online Part Time Course

GLIDE assistance amount (without interest/tax) will be added to your ISA if you enroll into it. This is our way of investing in you. We select students we believe will be successful, and cover your tuition until you're in a financial position to pay us back.

Masai School tuition is:

- Rs 3,00,000 (including GST) for our online Full Time Course, OR

- Rs 3,00,000 + 30,000 as a Campus Fees (Including GST) for our Full Time Campus Batch Courses OR

- Rs 2,50,000 (including GST) for our online Part Time Course

If you do not land a high paying job, you do not pay Masai School anything. If you land a high-paying job, the most you will pay is the above mentioned details. After you reach the payment cap or complete your 36 monthly payments, you are free of obligation under the ISA. Below is a chart illustrating the total amount you will pay under the ISA payment option in various earning scenarios.


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Yes, ofcourse. As you go through our admission process, a copy of the same will be made available to you at the end.

It will come into action once you get placed with a more than 5LPA job within 1 yrs after completion of the course.

The Masai School ISA has built-in protection for financial hardship. If you lose your job or should your income drop below 5LPA, your payments will automatically be paused after you’ve reported the change.

In the rare case that you don't get a job of Rs. 5 LPA, your ISA payments will not start. They will only start if you get a job > Rs. 5LPA within 1 year of completing the software course.

Income Share Agreements (ISA) are not loans so they have no interest.

As per the ISA, you will be legally bound to furnish all the documents relevant to your Income such as Offer Letter, Salary Slips, Income Tax Returns, Bank Statements etc.

Our Income Share Agreement (ISA) payment collection is done through our NBFC (Non-banking financial company) partners. Upon clearing your Unit 1 evaluation, i.e. at the end of 4 weeks from the course start date, you would be required to complete the NBFC documentation.

Our assigned NBFC partner will approve a zero interest capital equal to the ISA amount, which you can pay in EMIs of 36 months. The EMIs (equated monthly installment) would start only after the completion of the software course and you have successfully secured an offer letter above the threshold amount of Rs 5,00,000 (Five Lakhs rupees only) CTC.

Application Questions

MSAT Overview
The Masai School Admission Test is an aptitude test that measures an individual's ability to solve problems, digest and apply information, learn new skills, and think critically. Individuals with high aptitude are more likely to be quick learners and high performers than individuals with low aptitude

There are 3 parts in MSAT - Aptitude, Computer Literacy and Attention to detail. You can start with a Mock Test, which will help you get you the right momentum. You can access the preparation material link in the notion document shared below https://www.notion.so/MSAT-Preparation-Material-7da91a3c213e47888c6a0655c13beb80

You have two attempts to clear MSAT. In the event you do not clear in two attempts, you can retake the same after 30 days.

You need to take the MSAT to secure an admission into the Masai school programs.

If you have any additional questions, feel free to write to us at admissions@masaischool.com or go to contact us page

Placement Questions

No, we do not guarantee a job after the course. Masai School is a skill building school where we offer holistic development focusing on technical skills, soft skills and employability quotient. We tie up with many hiring partners, but clearing the interview and securing a job is the responsibility of the student in the end.

The actual placement process begins upon the completion of your software course which is dependent on your clearing the Masai Final Evaluation Test. However, the preparation for the placement process begins during the last leg of your curriculum and runs for a few weeks alongside the coursework.

At the end of the course, Masai School will conduct an in-depth assessment based on the course curriculum and students who have cleared the final evaluation are considered eligible for the placement.

You can reattempt the Masai Final Evaluation Test 2 weeks after you finish the revision modules.

Our placement cell will work with you during the last few weeks of the program, helping you build a portfolio, resume, online profiles and run you through multiple mock interviews. You will be given preparatory information for any opportunity or company coming in for hiring as well. Additional one-on-one guidance is provided during the placement process, as deemed necessary by the team.

We have 200+ hiring partners and are continuously adding to it with the aim of bringing the best opportunities to you.