VIVAS 101

VIVAS 101

By Yashna Paliya, Batch of 2017 ‘Tis the season of practicals (basically, the blessed vivas)! You may drudge, you may delve into every nook and cranny of that book you got, you may revise (and re-revise), but the Gods of Vivas shall never smile upon you. There are some unwritten inner workings and conspiracies of the universe that no man can escape during vivas. 1. Your ‘how-much-you’ve-studied’ vs ‘how-chill-you-are’ graph is a negative slope. The…

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Why doesn’t NSIT study?

Why doesn’t NSIT study?

JEE coaching. School. More coaching. Boards. AIEEE. College Admission. Mid Sem. Treats. End Sem. Sherlock marathon. Mid Sem. Vellapanti. End Sem. F.R.I.E.N.D.S marathon. Mid sem. More treats. End Sem. Fests and concerts. Mid Sem. ‘What-just-happended?’. End Sem. Procrastinations and deep contemplations. A big mix of remaining mid sems, end sems, CAT, GATE, GRE, TOEFL, all-other- abbreviated-entrances’ preparation. An NSITian? That would be your life’s four years (till you are a Bachelor’s in Engineering) summarised. Now,…

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Hostel Diaries 102 : Exams, Ghouls and a lot of Procrastination

Hostel Diaries 102 : Exams, Ghouls and a lot of Procrastination

“It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane.” – Phillip K. Dick Behind the well-guarded walls of the girls’ hostels and in the shades of the surrounding extensive greenery, there live ghosts of those who perished in the attempts to become engineers and instead became legends. Frankenstein Mujahideen armed with a drafter, hipster ‘bai’ never prepared to dust the room and V with a Vendetta Against Math are just some of the…

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