FAQs

For Telerik Academy Alpha .NET, Java, JavaScript, and QA

What does the Telerik Academy Alpha application process include?

The admission process includes the following steps:

  • CV and application form submission (mandatory)
  • Online mock exams (optional)
  • Onsite career event (optional)
  • Onsite preparation workshops (optional)
  • Online cognitive assessment (mandatory)
  • Onsite entrance exam (mandatory)
  • Interview (upon request)

How can I prepare for the entrance exam?

Our entrance exam tests your programming skills (basic knowledge is required). You can take our entry exam using a language of your choice - C#; C++; Java 8, Java 9, Java 10; JavaScript; Kotlin; PHP 7+; Python 2, Python 3; Swift – for all programs except JavaScript which requires using JavaScript only. If you are new to coding, we recommend you prepare for the exam by using our online preparation materials and attending our onsite preparation workshops. Materials include video lessons, presentations and assignments. More information is available on https://telerikacademy.com/alpha.

What will the cognitive assessment include?

The cognitive assessment is a 12-minute timed assessment that measures general cognitive ability and the ability to learn, adapt, and grasp new concepts and handle complexity. The cognitive assessment does not measure IQ or previously acquired knowledge, skills or willingness to make an effort to learn new things but indicates how fast an individual can be expected to acquire new knowledge. The score is referenced against the general population norm. Candidates receive an email invite to take the test online within 1-3 days prior to the onsite exam.

If I am invited for an interview what will that include?

Interviews will focus on candidates’ motivation and aspirations and will determine if the program is appropriate for each candidate based on their needs, expectations and personality.

When will I get notified on my admission status?

You will be informed on your admission status up to two weeks after sitting the exam.
For Telerik Academy Master UX and UI

What does the Telerik Academy Master UX/UI application process include?

The admission process includes the following steps:

  • CV, portfolio and application form submission (mandatory)
  • Onsite career event (optional)
  • Online cognitive assessment (mandatory)
  • Interview (upon request)
  • There is no entrance exam

How should I submit my portfolio?

You can choose between one of the following options within the application form:

  • Include a link to your Drooble/Behance profile
  • Include a link to your personal website
  • If you do not yet have a portfolio/website, you can share a link to a sample of your work

What will the cognitive assessment include?

The cognitive assessment is a 12-minute timed assessment that measures general cognitive ability and the ability to learn, adapt, and grasp new concepts and handle complexity. The cognitive assessment does not measure IQ or previously acquired knowledge, skills or willingness to make an effort to learn new things but indicates how fast an individual can be expected to acquire new knowledge. The score is referenced against the general population norm. Candidates receive an email invite to take the test online within 1-3 days prior to the onsite exam.

If I am invited for an interview what will that include?

Interviews will focus on candidates’ motivation and aspirations and will determine if the program is appropriate for each candidate based on their needs, expectations and personality.

When will I get notified on my admission status?

You will be informed of your admission status up to two weeks after the application window closes.