Admissions FAQs

  • How do I enrol in the Data Science Pro Program?

    Data Science Pro Program is available for everyone. You can pay for the annual/quarterly/monthly subscription to get enrolled.

  • Who can enrol in the Pro Program?

    Data Science Pro Program is open to anyone willing to learn Data Science. There is no limitation with respect to your educational background or stage of study. This program is especially beneficial for people who have jobs or other commitments and therefore want to learn Data Science from scratch at their own pace. Also, if you have already done some courses and want our placement services, you can enrol in the program and be eligible for placements just after clearing the competency tests. To summarise, this program is suitable for everyone, whether you are a beginner with no coding background or you have done some courses in Data Science.

  • Is there any selection test for the Pro Program?

    You don't have to take any test to enrol in the Data Science Pro Program.

Curriculum FAQs

  • What is the duration of the Data Science Pro Program?

    Data Science Pro Program has a flexible duration. It can be completed between 1-12 months depending upon your commitment and prior knowledge of data science concepts. For example, if you have already done some courses and are confident about your knowledge, you can directly attempt the competency tests. But if you are new to this field, it may take 8-12 months for mastering all the concepts to become job-ready.

  • How much attendance is mandatory for Data Science Pro Program?

    There is no mandatory attendance policy for the Data Science Pro Program. You can attend live sessions or can learn at their own pace by watching recorded lectures.

  • What is the difference in the curriculum of the Premium and Pro Programs?

    There is absolutely no difference in the curriculum of the two programs. Both are designed to impart optimal learning outcomes for job-readiness in Data Science. Pro Program is more suitable for candidates looking to learn at their own pace.

  • How will I be evaluated during the Data Science Pro Program?

    Once you learn and master a particular module, you will be required to attempt a set of tests which includes 3-4 Mini Challenges, 1 Mega Challenge, 1 Capstone Project and 1 Mentored Mock Interview. Once you pass all of these, you will be considered competent in that particular topic. Overall, you have to master 8 modules.

  • What are the criteria for passing a module?

    Passing a module means completing 3-4 Mini Challenges, 1 Mega Challenge, 1 Capstone Project and 1 Mentored Mock Interview.

  • What if I am not able to clear a particular module?

    You will get multiple attempts to clear a module.

  • Will I be given certificate upon program completion?

    Yes, post completion, you will get the certificate of Data Science Pro Program. Additionally, you will also get completion certificate for successfully clearing milestone competency tests.

Placements FAQs

  • When will the placement process start?

    Once you clear all the competency tests you will earn a certificate of completion. Post that you will be eligible to participate in our placement drive called AlmaX.

  • What are competency tests?

    Once you learn and master a particular module, you will be required to attempt a set of tests which includes 3-4 Mini Challenges, 1 Mega Challenge, 1 Capstone Project and 1 Mentored Mock Interview. Once you pass all of these, you will be considered competent in that particular topic. Overall, you have to master 8 modules.

  • How many hiring partners does AlmaBetter have?

    We currently have partnerships with 120+ companies ranging from high growth startups to large MNCs. However, owing to our relentless pursuit, this number keeps increasing as we have been constantly expanding our network of hiring partners.

  • What if I want to get a job only in my hometown?

    Your job location is solely based on the opportunities available with our hiring partners. We do not commit anything with respect to a preferential job location.

  • Does AlmaBetter provide job-switching assistance?

    Yes, we believe in making a long-term relationship with our students. We will help you in switching jobs through our strong alumni network.

Income Share Agreement (ISA) FAQs

  • What is an Income Share Agreement?

    Income Share Agreement or ISA is a legal agreement, which ensures that students share a pre-determined part of their income as tuition fee. For the Data Science Pro Program, the ISA amount is INR 10,000 per month for 20 months after your first salary. You will have to sign the ISA only if you opt for placement services from us.

  • Can I see a copy of the ISA?

    Yes, of course. As you go through our ISA signing process, you will be counseled on various aspects of the ISA and a copy of the same will be made available to you at the end.

  • When do Pro Program students sign the ISA?

    Pro Program students need to clear all the competency tests to avail placement guarantee from AlmaBetter. Pro Program students opting for placement guarantee option will be required to sign the ISA.

  • When do I have to start paying as per the ISA?

    You will start paying from the time you get your first salary after joining a high paying job. The threshold salary has been kept at INR 6 Lakhs per annum i.e. you don't pay us anything until you get a job paying at least INR 6 Lakhs p.a.

  • How will AlmaBetter verify my income?

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

  • Will I have to pay if I quit the job or get fired?

    If you voluntarily quit your job, your payment will continue. However, in cases of forced termination, your payment will be paused and we will put our best efforts to get you another job as soon as possible. However, any such arrangement will involve a third party (a NBFC) and a non-payment window will be provided only after proper verification.

  • What will happen if I do not pay any EMI?

    At AlmaBetter, fee collection happens through a NBFC partner. In case of voluntary non-payments, the NBFC will initiate legal action to recover the pending payments. Also, this will negatively impact your credit score.