Frequently asked questions

About the Program

What is the Masters in Computer Science with Newton School


The Master's degree is an engaging yet rigorous 12Month online program designed specifically for freshers and working professionals to develop practical knowledge and skills, establish a professional network, and accelerate entry into computer science careers. The degree is awarded by MIA Digital University.




What should I expect from the Master's Degree in Computer Science


Expect to carry out several industry-relevant projects simulated as per the actual workplace, making you a skilled computer science professional at par with leading industry standards.




What type of learning should I expect?


The content will be a mix of interactive lectures from industry leaders as well as worldrenowned faculty. Additionally, the program comprises live lectures or hangout sessions dedicated to solving your academic queries and reinforcing learning.




Is any certification granted at the end of the programme?


Post successful completion of the program, a certificate in Fullstack Development would be granted from Newton School and a Master's degree from MIA Digital University





Admission Process & Eligibility

Can I still apply for the program if I have scored less than 50% in my undergraduate degree?


Candidates who score lower than 50% marks in UG degree will have a screening round which will decide their candidature for the course. Candidates who scored lower than 50% marks in the UG degree but have higher than 50% marks in a PG qualification (e.g. Postgraduate Diploma, Master's Degree, etc.) will be eligible to apply.




Can I apply for the program if I am in my last year of an undergraduate degree?


Final year college students enrolled in the degree are eligible to apply. However, at the time of application, their aggregate marks should be greater than 50%, and in order to successfully graduate from the program and receive a Master's Degree, they will have to provide proof of UG graduation and marks secured (e.g. provisional degree) before the program’s end date. You can consult with our admissions team at admissions@newtonschool.co to get more information.




What is the admissions process for the program?


The admissions process is completely online and is customised as per your educational and professional profile. Following are the key steps in the application process: Step 1 You must apply for the program on our website. The application form will capture information related to your educational and professional experience. Step 2 Post application, the suitability of your profile will be evaluated. You'll have to appear for a screening testing your aptitude. Step 3 Shortlisted candidates will receive provisional admission offers. Final admission offers will be granted upon payment of the first installment of the program fee and successful submission of the required documents.




Will I be required to submit any documents for the admission?


Yes. You will be required to submit the following documents to us prior to the program start date: A self-attested copy of your undergraduate transcript/degree clearly mentioning your GPA/Grades Proof of marks in competitive exams GRE, CAT, GMAT if the information is shared in your application form. Please note, you will only receive the final admissions offer upon submitting these documents.




What is the payment schedule and how much do I have to pay to block my seat in the program?


In order to block your seat in the program, you need to pay a caution money of ₹5000 within 2 days of having received the provisional admission offer. Failure to do so in this time frame would result in cancellation of the admission offer. You need to pay the first installment of the remaining fees within 15 days of caution money payment date or Aug 10, 2021, whichever is earlier, Failure to pay the program fees within the stipulated timelines would result in the candidate losing their seat.





Career Assistance

What type of career support should I expect from this program?


Preparatory Support: Mentoring on how to make the best resume for a computer science professional, highlighting technical and domain expertise. Interview preparation and interview mentoring by industry experts will also be provided. Access to Opportunities: Profiles of students will be circulated in Newton School's network of companies. It's more about how to inculcate data-driven leadership in the current job and plan a transition in the medium-to-long run.




How will my doubts/questions be addressed in an online program?


Peer-to-peer discussion forum where you can post your queries and your peers/faculty/teaching assistants answer your queries within a day. Regular Q&A sessions with faculty to get clarification on conceptual doubts.




Is there any content/preparatory camp for learners new to Software Development?


Yes. We have a highly personalized material designed to help the learners who want to get into Software Devlopment. This would help all the non tech, tech support and new software development professionals in smoother transition to the Software field.