How NOT to prepare early for exams

How NOT to prepare early for exams

By Soumya Bisht, Batch of 2019     Disclaimer : This article contains a heavy dose of sarcasm that is, but a reflection of the author’s incessant frustration. Readers are requested to proceed with utmost caution. We, at NSIT, believe in the magical powers of our unofficial (here’s hoping this isn’t ‘illegal’) slogan, ‘agla exam phod denge’. The recently concluded midsems tested your endurance, and left you all kinds of exhausted in its wake. After…

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End Semester Examinations Preponed

End Semester Examinations Preponed

  In a daunting notice issued by the administration today, it has been confirmed that the B.E. End Semester Examination for the Even Semester of 2016, which were scheduled to take place in the second week of May, have been preponed by two weeks for all semesters. Instead of starting on 11th May, 2016, as scheduled, the examinations will now commence on 27th April, 2016. There is a huge outcry among the students due to…

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Dear Campus Counsellor

Dear Campus Counsellor

Agonies aplenty? Deterred by your dubiousness? Caught in the fresher’s-fright or the ‘final-year repentances’ (or lost anywhere in between)? Need ‘surviving NSIT’/relationship/life/universe/existential advice? Here comes your personal problem solver (that’s any engineer’s expertise and we promise to create a problem if there isn’t any), your confidant ( we promise to not leak your identity beyond the thousands following us on various social networking sites), your friend in need (depends on the lavishness of the after-deed-treat),…

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The Eight Commandments of Mid Semester Examinations

The Eight Commandments of Mid Semester Examinations

As those dreaded five days draw closer, your messiah and prophet descends from the mountains, bearing, on a clay tablet (or a more modern connotation of it), the Eight Commandments which you must swear by. Thou shalt study – Enough of the rant of “kya karenge padhke?” already. Mid sems are upon your head. Swim or sink now. Thou shalt buy all the recommended books– God (and these commandments) help you if you haven’t bought…

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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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