Unicorns and Soonicorns hire from Masai School to strengthen their tech prowess as it creates the future workforce for India’s Tech Ecosystem
● July, August, September (JAS) 2021 placement season at Masai School witnessed interest from soonicorns and unicorns such as Ajio, Meesho, NoBroker, HomeLane, WhiteHat Jr, Cuemath, Koo App and more
● Masai School registered 100% placement in JAS 2021 with almost 70% of the students coming from non-computer science backgrounds
Mumbai, October 28, 2021: Masai School, an alternative education and career-focused startup, in a recent development announced that the July, August, September (JAS) 2021 placement season witnessed massive interest from soonicorns and unicorns with companies such as Ajio, Meesho, No Broker, HomeLane, WhiteHat Jr, Cuemath, Koo App and more, recruiting students from the outcome-driven education platform. In the current placement cycle, (JAS 2021) the company recorded 100% placements with the maximum number of graduates (about 70 percent) coming from Tier II and III cities and towns. Further, 44 percent of students came from non-computer science backgrounds.
As an outcome driven-learning platform, with the strong belief that anybody can code given the right opportunity, Masai School is open to any individual who is keen on becoming a software developer. The students securing successful jobs have been rigorously trained in core tech skills such as React, with focus on building strong basics, in-depth knowledge and problem-solving abilities. Additionally, the students have also undergone soft skills training to help with better communication. The eligibility criteria to enrol for Masai School’s program is 12th standard pass. Further, the Income Sharing Agreement (ISA) model allows students to study with zero upfront fees payment, nurturing the creation of a job-ready workforce and democratizing education.
With close to 20% students from completely non-technical backgrounds, emphasizing the need to democratize education to create a skill-rich workforce, Prateek Shukla, CEO & Co-founder, Masai School said, “We strongly believe that any aspiring software developer should be able to choose their careers over having to compromise on them. Strengthening our faith in our mission, over the years, we have seen students even from non-computer science and non-tech backgrounds, especially from tier II and III cities build careers as successful coders with the right training. Recognizing our vision for education in India, we have recently received the support of 21 stalwarts from the Indian start-up ecosystem, empowering us to further our aim in democratizing quality education.”
He added, “Providing outcome driven education, Masai school has always been at the forefront providing industry relevant training and creating a job ready workforce. The months of July, August and September have been fantastic in terms of students' success given our 100% placement rate these three months. There are several courses available to help students do so, however, there exists a huge fee structure which many can’t afford. Masai School’s Income-Sharing Agreement (ISA)-based education model helps overcome this challenge.”
At present, Masai School has graduated 400+ students across 14 batches, with a placement rate of over 92% and an average CTC of INR 7.5 LPA. The company has enabled Student Placements with more than 700 of its hiring partners which include the likes of top tech and product companies such as NoBroker, ShareChat, Paytm, Samsung, Airmeet, Meesho, among many others.
About Masai School
Masai School is a 21st-century career focused skill building school that offers a variety of learning tracks such as Full-Stack Web and UI & UX Design, with programs on Data Analytics and ProductManagement to be launched in the next few months. While the mode of education is primarily online, Masai School’s offline campuses are now open in Bangalore, Patna, Pune and Indore. The company follows the Income Sharing Agreement (ISA) model which allows for students to & Study Now and Pay Later. Till date, Masai School has graduated 400+ students across 14 batches, with a placement rate of over 92% and an average CTC of INR 7.5 LPA. With a core focus to empower aspiring professionals by focusing on discipline, attitude, problem solving and logical capabilities; Masai School is working to create professionals who are capable of navigating the unknown and desired by the best tech companies. Masai School’s hiring partners include Samsung, Sharechat, Urban Company, Instamojo, Airmeet, GlobalLogic, Lendingkart, Mobile Premier League (MPL), Nobroker and Paytm. Masai School recently received the support of 21 angel investors’ comprising stalwarts from the start-up ecosystem, to further its mission to become India’s largest outcome-driven learning platform. The investors included Amrish Rau of Pine Labs, Kunal Shah of CRED, Vijay Shekhar Sharma of Paytm, Ankush Sachdeva, Bhanu Pratap Singh and Farid Ahsan of Sharechat, Amit Kumar Agarwal and Akhil Gupta of NoBroker, Saurabh Garg, Co-Founder & CBO, NoBroker, Vipin Pathak of Care24, Ramakant Sharma of LivSpace, Mohit Tandon of Delhivery, Abhishek Goyal of Tracxn, Anurag Jain of KredX, Harsh Lunia of LendingKart, Sunil Rao of Amazon, Sharda Balaji of Novojuris and Kulin Shah of Onsurity.