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School Expert Q&A: Stoa School

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About the Program?

Name of the school? Stoa Schoolstoa school

School location? NA (online program)

Year school started? 2020

Any ranking of the school? NA

Name of the program? StoaMBA

Admission Criteria?

Work Experience requirement, if any? Minimum 1 year preferred

Interview Process: Record two short videos

Group Discussion process: NA

Any other requirement in the admissions process? NA

What is the Application Process?

How does one apply for the programme? By filling the application form

What is the Application fee? There is no application fee.

Where do I get a copy of the Application form? Once you share your details via the form on our website, you will receive a link in the email to fill the application form.

When does the application process start? Applications are on rolling basis.

What is the last date to apply? Feb 28 for Apr 2022 cohort

What is the Admission Process?

Applicants will have to go through the following process.
1. Fill the application form sent to you via email
2. If you’re shortlisted, you have to take a 90 minute test on business analytical thinking.

What was the NMAT score cut-off for accepted students for 2019 intake? NA

What constitutes work experience? Any full time work experience or internships

When should I expect an invitation for an interview? NA

Who should I contact if I have a question regarding my application? Please share the contact person name and email. apply@stoaschool.com

Fees & other expenses?

What is the estimated cost for the entire program for a student? INR 2.5 lacs plus applicable taxes

What is the cost of living for the duration of the programme? NA, it’s an online program

Are there other costs to be taken into consideration? If yes what? None

What is the financial support option available to students?

What are the scholarship options available for NMAT by GMAC students? Scholarship for candidates who take admission via NMAT scores - For NMAT above 230, we will offer a 10% scholarship provided they meet all the other application and interview requirements.

What are the criteria for determining scholarship applications? Merit and diversity

What are the options of availing a loan? 6 to 42 months’ tenure loan available through our financing partner

What is the amount of loan that a student is eligible for and what are the documents required? Full fee amount minus deposit (30k). Pan card, salary documents, business income documents, ITRs.

At what rate of interest is the loan available? What is the date from which loan repayment begins? What is the maximum period in which a loan is to be repaid? Around 10-11%. Loan repayment begins from the month following the loan disbursal. Max period 42 months.

Does the Institute/School help in getting loan? Yes, we have a financing partner and we help you through the process.

Curriculum/Faculty/Student Exchange/Hostel accommodation facilities of the school?

How many intakes in a year and when? 4 intakes – Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct

Size of the intake? ~150

What are the specializations available? NA

What is the geographical representation of the candidates at your school? Any student exchange programs available at your school? India, UAE, EU

What % of the batch finds jobs within 3 months of graduation? NA, as the program is for working professionals

What is the mean starting salary of a class after graduation? INR 15L

What are the key sectors represented in recruiters for this programme? 

Share with us the names of some top recruiters for this programme? Swiggy, Raise, Goodera, Chargebee, Gojek, Tekie, Loop Health

Does your school run any initiatives to promote classroom diversity? We run various initiatives to market the program to diverse pool of candidates. We run business events aimed at individuals from different industries and length of work experience. Apart from business professionals, we have a good representation of engineers, CAs, lawyers, doctors, entrepreneurs in the cohort and the work ex ranges from 1 to 15.