Become an in-demand .NET Developer in 6 months

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Onsite Training, Sofia

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

Become an in-demand .NET 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?

    When applying to Telerik Academy Alpha with .NET, 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.

  • How can I prepare for the exam?

    1. Ace the entrance exam by reviewing our extensive online preparation materials.

    2. Take part in our onsite exam preparation workshops.

    3. Test and polish your skills in Programming Fundamentals with our online practice exams: Mock Exam I; Mock Exam II.

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


Feb 12 - May 21

Submit CV and application form

Feb 26 

Attend onsite event (optional)

Mar 27 - May 7 

Attend onsite preparation workshops (optional)

Until May 22 

Take online cognitive assessment

May 22

Take onsite entrance exam

Jun 10 

Program starts

Exam Preparation

Guided hands-on preparation at Telerik Academy

To help you master the fundamental concepts of .NET and get ready for Telerik Academy Alpha’s entrance exam, we’re coupling our curated online materials with hands-on, onsite workshops. During the workshops we’ll go through the homework assignments after each video lesson, answer your questions and help you solve any challenges you may face.

Onsite workshops

Mar 27, 7:00-9:00 pm: Data types and Variables; Conditionals (prep commitment at home 5 hrs/week)

Apr 9, 7:00-9:00 pm: Loops (prep commitment at home 5 hrs/week)

Apr 23, 7:00-9:00 pm: Arrays (prep commitment at home 5 hrs/week)

May 7, 7:00-9:00 pm: Final preparation for the exam


Immersive Program

In 440+ hours we’ll guide you on your journey to becoming a .NET 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 .NET

  • C# is among the most popular programming languages in the world
  • .NET developers are widely sought after in Bulgaria
  • .NET is leveraged for web, desktop and even mobile app development, making your skillset applicable across a variety of roles on the market
  • The .NET framework is developed and backed by industry leader Microsoft
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Module 1 (5 weeks)

C# Fundamentals
C# Advanced
C# OOP - Part 1
C# OOP - Part 2
Vacation - 1 week

Module 2 (5 weeks)

High Quality Code
Unit Testing and Design Patterns
Data Structures and Algorithms - Part 1
Data Structures and Algorithms - Part 2
Vacation - 1 week

Module 3 (6 weeks)

Databases - Part 1
Databases - Part 2
ASP.NET Core - Part 1
ASP.NET Core - Part 2
Vacation - 1 week

Module 4 (6 weeks)

HTML, CSS and JavaScript Fundamentals
Final Project from a Company
Final Project from a Company
Final Project from a Company
Final Project from a Company
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.


100% onsite participation. Expect an average of 20+ hours per week and additional time for self-preparation.


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) at Telerik Academy in Sofia. To recharge your batteries, you’ll have 3 weeks of vacation.

Language of instruction

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

Tuition Model

Start a job within our partner network

Your education is free!
The Partner will pay for it.

Start a job at any non-partner company

Pay for your education after you start a job. Financing provided by a bank partner.
Free TuitionTuition BGN 198/month for 24 months

In short:

  • If you are employed by a partner, your tuition is waived
  • Payment of tuition fee doesn’t start until 6 months after graduation (grace period)
  • Deferred payment over 12-24 months’ period
  • Automatic credit approval with a bank, partner of Telerik Academy
  • Zero risk: Money-back guarantee. Drop-out with no consequences up to 2 months of program start

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