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Here is how we continue to provide stellar IT training online.

Start your first IT job today. Change your life forever.

Become an in-demand C# developer. Gain real-world knowledge and practical experience. Faster.

Sounds challenging, but it’s doable. Join the ranks of another 4800+ Telerik Academy ninjas. But don’t just take our word for it - let the successes of our alumni speak.


  • Who is this for?

    You only have little or no programming knowledge? Nothing to worry about. We’ll equip you with the skills you need to succeed. We only ask of you to be 18 years of age or older and have the motivation and stamina to launch your career in software development.

  • How can I apply?

    Regardless of what program you’re applying to, you can take our entry exam using a language of your choice - C#; Java; C++; JavaScript; Kotlin; PHP; Python; Swift.

  • How can I prepare for the exam?

    Have some tech education or background?

    • Go through our extensive preparation materials to polish your skills in Programming Fundamentals.
    • Test your level and practice with our online exams: Mock Exam I; Mock Exam II.
    • Join our early bird exam (Apr 6) and save your spot in the program.
    • Didn’t ace the exam? Practice some more and sit our final entrance exam (Jun 1).

    Are you absolutely new to programming?

For other questions, check out our FAQ and visit our forum.


Feb 17 - May 30

Submit CV and application form

(*Until Apr 4 for prep course applicants and early bird exam)

Mar 17 

Join our Career Webinar

Feb 17 - May 30

Take cognitive assessment (online)

*Until Apr 4 for prep course applications

Apr 6

Take early bird entrance exam (online)

*Reserves you a spot

Apr 17 - May 22

Join entrance exam prep. course (for beginners)

Jun 1

Take final entrance exam (online)

*Gives you another chance

Jun 28 

Program starts

Entrance Exam Preparation for Absolute Beginners

Programming Fundamentals Course

Entirely new to programming? Our free course will take you from zero coding skills to a successful Alpha applicant in just 6 weeks.

We’ll guide you every step of the way - from setting up your development environment and learning the basics to writing your first lines of code and getting ready for our career-jumpstart program.

You'll learn in a small group, allowing for a tailored teaching approach that will boost your results. To succeed you must be fully committed to the course, attend all lectures and spend additional time for self-preparation at home.

How to join and what to expect?

Prerequisite: No programming skills are required. You must complete your Alpha application and pass our cognitive assessment by Apr 4.

Eligibility: Participants will be selected based on their application and overall motivation.

Schedule: 5 Saturdays (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm) and 1 Thursday (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm) - Apr 17, 24, 29 and May 8, 15 and 22.

Commitment: 100% participation. Expect weekly on average 3 hours for training and 10+ hours for self-prep.


Immersive Program

In 440+ hours we’ll guide you on your journey to becoming a C# Master Junior developer. On your way, you’ll pass through courses in Advanced C#, Object-Oriented Programming, ASP.NET MVC, Design Patterns, Data Structures and Algorithms and a lot more.

Power skills

20% of the program is dedicated to polishing your soft skills. Our Learning and Development Trainers will help you develop your ability to manage feedback and expectations, ask the right questions, prioritize and stick to your high-value activities.

The Path to Success with C#

  • C# is both powerful and beginner-friendly
  • It’s one of the most widely used programming languages in the world
  • With C#, you can build all types of applications: games, mobile and web apps, IoT, front-end, and back-end
  • Mastering C# and .NET will make your skillset widely applicable, opening up a lot of career opportunities
  • .NET is an open-source platform backed by Microsoft. Both mature and modern it supports an abundance of operating systems
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Module 1 (5 weeks)

C# Fundamentals
Object Oriented Programming
C# Advanced
Self-Preparation  - 1 week

Module 2 (5 weeks)

High Quality Code
Unit Testing
Data Structures and Algorithms
Data Structures and Algorithms
Self-Preparation  - 1 week

Module 3 (6 weeks)

ASP.NET Core - Part 1
ASP.NET Core - Part 2

Module 4 (5 weeks)

Self-Preparation  - 1 week
Real-World Final Project
Real-World Final Project
Real-World Final Project
Real-World Final Project
Real-World Final Project - Defences
Certificate of Graduation

Program Details


Basic programming knowledge (language of your choice) and good English language skills. No previous experience in the IT industry required.


Expect an average of 20+ hours per week. Plan additional time for self-preparation, teamwork, and home assignments.


To get the most out of the program and then jumpstart a rewarding career, you’ll need to focus on your studies for 6 months. It will be difficult to impossible to maintain a full-time job while attending Telerik Academy Alpha.


Lectures are held Monday – Friday (10:00 am - 2:00 pm). Will be held online partially or fully, depending on the COVID-19 situation.

Language of instruction

Courses are conducted in Bulgarian, but all learning materials are in English.

Tuition Model

Start a job within our partner network

Start a job at any non-partner company

Discounted tuition
BGN 135/month for 24 months

Full tuition
BGN 198/month for 24 months*


In short:

  • If you are employed by a partner, you get a 30% discount off your tuition
  • Opportunity to pay fee in full or in installments with a loan from a bank partner of Telerik Academy. Automatic approval
  • Payment of tuition fee doesn’t start until 6 months after graduation (grace period)
  • Deferred payment over 12-24 months’ period
  • Zero risk: Drop-out with no consequences up to 2 months of program start
  • *Illustrative payment method. Different terms may apply based on borrowers’ credit score and creditworthiness as well as the bank’s current offering.

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