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Frequently Asked Questions

Masai School is located in Bengaluru, India. However, all of our classes take place entirely online. Students do not work out of our offices, and can take classes from anywhere.

To be eligible for this program 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 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. 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 after 30 days.

Personal interview - You will have one attempt to clear the Personal Interview stage of our Admission Process for any upcoming batch. In case you are unable to clear, you can retry for a future batch. Refrain from creating multiple ID’s at the application stage - doing so may result in getting barred.

Academic Background - To be eligible for this program you must have cleared the 12th standard under CBSE/ICSE or any other boards recognised under the Indian education system. No prior coding/technical/Computer Science background is required to apply for our courses. College dropouts can 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 - 52 weeks duration, open to students who are going to graduate in the year 2021 / 2022 or are working professionals. Course Timing Mon - Thurs 8 PM - 11 PM & Sat - 2 PM - 5 PM

Software Engineering/Development is one of the most in-demand and an ever-growing skill set required across all sectors and industries. Our in house placement team is dedicated to your career development and to that end, 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 placement team will help you prepare your resume, portfolio, build your digital profile, practice interviews and even help you in salary negotiation. At the end of the day though, you're the one who needs to apply, give the interview and get the job.

Full Time Courses: - These are full-time & intensive programs for 30 weeks each, wherein students have to attend live, interactive classes between 9am - 9pm, Mon-Sat.

Part Time Course: - This is a part-time program wherein students have the option of chosing from two batches: Mon-Thursday Class Timing – 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm. In addition to these, one day on the weekend is to be chosen as well - Saturday Class Timing – 2:00 pm 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 help you develop your written and verbal communication skills.

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

Masai School does have part-time programs that may work better for those that 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.

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

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

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

No, we don't control where you work. Since developers tend to get raises fairly quickly, we do recommend not over optimizing your job search and getting a job as fast as possible.

No, college CGPA does not play any role in your entry to masai school program

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

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 this course. 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 wherein top performing students are given the option of opting for a monthly allowance. This allowance is an INR 15,000 sum per month that is given to top performing students so that they can study without worrying about their living expenses. On joining a new batch, students are evaluated on their overall performance for the first unit and are giving this option. This is an option for only those in our Full Time batches. If a student opts for this allowance, it would get added to their ISA installments as per the agreement.

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 3 Lakhs.

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 ISA is a way to pay your Masai School tuition. 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 ₹ 3 Lakhs (Including 18% GST), so you won’t pay more than ₹ 3 Lakhs of fee under any circumstances. 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 ₹ 3 Lakhs (Including 18% GST). 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 ₹ 3 Lakhs (Including 18% GST). ‍ After you reach the payment cap or complete your 36 monthly payment, 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.

isa duration i-program

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 payment will not start. Your payment will only start if you get a job > 5LPA within 1 year of completing the course.

ISAs 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 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 you a zero interest capital equal to the ISA amount which you can pay in EMIs of 36 months. The EMI’s (equated monthly installment) would start only after the completion of the 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 Admissions 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. Important aspects about MSAT.

There are 4 parts in MSAT - Aptitude, Computer Literacy, Typing Speed, Attention to detail. You can start with Mock Test, this will help you to get you into the zone. You can access the preparation material link in the notion document shared below

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

You need to Take MSAT for securing admissions to Masai school program.

If you have any additional questions, feel free to write to us at 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, we offer holistic development focusing on technical skill, soft skills and employability quotient. We have tie up with many hiring partners, but ultimately clearing the interview and securing a job is the responsibility of the student

The actual placement process begins on the completion of your course which is dependant 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 curriculum.

At the end of the course, masai school will conduct in-depth assessment based on the course curriculum and students clearing the final evaluation are considered eligible for the placement.

You can reattempt the Masai Final Evaluation Test after 2 weeks once you finish our revision module.

Our placement cell will work with you during the last few weeks of the program, helping you build a portfolio, resume, online profiles and multiple mock interviews. You will be given preparatory information for any opportunity/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.