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India: Seed-Funded Career-Focused Startup Masai School Begins Operations in Bengaluru

The school provides a free, five-month full-stack web development programme along with personality development

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The school offers coding-centric learning programmes designed to train and mould learners. Pixabay

Aiming to train over 500 students in coding in a year, seed-funded career-focused startup Masai School on Monday began its operations in Bengaluru.

Founded by Prateek Shukla, co-founder of home rental startup Grabhouse, the school offers coding-centric learning programmes designed to train and mould learners into skilled professionals.

The school provides a free, five-month full-stack web development programme along with personality development and soft skills coaching.

“Our courses are based on a coding-only curriculum and are designed according to current industry requirements,” Shukla said in a statement.

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Aiming to train over 500 students in coding in a year, seed-funded career-focused startup Masai School on Monday began its operations. Pixabay

“At Masai, our students are given the experience of working in a corporate set up along with mastering their coding skills for 10-12 hours a day.”

Open to anybody seeking training in coding, learners are enrolled for free and are allowed to pay the course fee at a later date, post bagging a suitable job.

As part of the admission, students are required to sign an income-share agreement with the school.

After securing a job with a salary package of 6 lakh per annum or more, students would have to pay 15 per cent of their income to Masai School for the first three years of employment that amounts to a total of Rs 3 lakh.

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If a student gets appointed at a package of less than Rs 6 Lakh, they would not have to pay anything right away, said the school.

Shukla said that since organisations today give more priority to skill-set rather than educational background, the Masai Schol is intended to fill the wide skill gap that exists in the country when it comes to coding. (IANS)

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Haryana School Students Start Brain-Teaser Exercise to Sharpen Brain

According to him, this exercise is a 'super brain yoga' and should not to be treated as punishment

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And if the results after a year-long mandatory exercise for students of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan School in Bhiwani are positive, the exercise will be made mandatory in all government schools in the state. Pixabay

A government school in Haryana on Monday started a brain-teaser exercise on a pilot basis at the morning prayer session in which the students will do 14 sit-ups everyday.

And if the results after a year-long mandatory exercise for students of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan School in Bhiwani are positive, the exercise will be made mandatory in all government schools in the state.

“Since it is a scientifically proven fact that doing this exercise helps increase one’s brain efficiency, we started this today from a school,” Haryana School Education Board Secretary Rajeev Parshad said.

According to him, this exercise is a ‘super brain yoga’ and should not to be treated as punishment.

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A government school in Haryana on Monday started a brain-teaser exercise on a pilot basis at the morning prayer session in which the students will do 14 sit-ups everyday. Pixabay

Its impact on the students will be monitored periodically.

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The school has been roped in by the National Brain Research Centre in Gurugram and Haryana Yog Parishad, under whose supervision the process would be conducted scientifically. (IANS)