So, when the article said LIFE AT IIT Roorkee, you might have expected me to come up with something that might help you to know more about IIT-R. WELL, the place undoubtedly is AMAZING. It has a lush green campus spread across 360 acres. But does not every IIT come with a cool campus and awesome students who make the place worth spending an important part of your life?
I am in IIT-Bombay and I believe that I can answer this questions quite accurately and to the point. While it is a known fact that most faculties at IIT do not teach well, I believe these points come into play. Continue reading Teachers at IIT… And where they fail miserably
After completing my 10th std, I took admission in a school integrated program of Bansal Classes. I had a dream. The dream was to crack JEE, make my family proud by becoming an IITian. Study materials, faculty and everything was at par with the JEE prep at Bansals but unfortunately I just got off the track and lost my interest in studies and got completely slipped away from the dream of my life:- “CRACKING IIT JEE”. I became a back bencher in the classroom least bothered about any kind of homework or practicing problems.
Not everyone can get a seat with his/her desired branch in the top IITs so many students go for newer IITs as I did. A lot depends on those six hours which finally decide your fate. And remember, many students go through this dilemma regarding the life at new IITs, its campus, infrastructure, exposure etc. It’s obvious to be uncertain about a place you haven’t heard about much. So I decided to come up with something which may give you an insight into the life at newer IITs and also help you to get over with some myths (like not being as great as the old ones and that they are only taken by the low rankers ) prevalent about the newer IITs. In 2008, 8 new IITs were established at Mandi, Indore, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Hyderabad, Gandhinagar, Patna and Ropar. Continue reading Breaking the Myth on Life at new IITs