Bill Gates says,
“If you are born poor then its not your fault, but if you die poor then its your fault.”
The World’s richest man puts the reality in a nutshell through this famous quote of his.
Undergraduate Engineering life with its eight semesters moves with time towards specialization. If you are passionate or want to do stuff to earn money then definitely you are gonna be energetic.
A beginning of a new semester refurbishes our academics with the new set of subjects and curriculum. So how to make your life count and do stuff that really makes you happy and engaged.
Well with the experience of three years we are offering you some information and stances of How to make your life enjoyable and utilize the best years of our youth life.
- Try to read the books written by foreign authors:
If you are in a decent college, then definitely, you are going to have access to some good deal of books and magazines in the LIBRARY.
Spend quality time in understanding the subjects. Read in depth and have a thorough understanding of it.
Enrol for NPTEL courses and watch videos by professors of MIT through MIT OpenCourseWare. They teach you from the very basic level and give you some great deal of Knowledge.
Once you gain momentum, look for adding new dimensions to your knowledge by collaborating with professors and submitting Journals.
Do not hesitate to share facts plus your own inquisitive questions and mail them to IIT professors.
They are the noblest, kind hearted and knowledgeable people in the country. So they would not only answer your queries but would suggest you a good way to enhance your knowledge about any idea or any project.
From gaining insight on a domain you can well look out for Internships at renowned MNC’S and mail professors at the Indian Institute of Technology. Keep trying, again and again, you will come through with flying colors.
2. Do Participate in Competitions and Activities everywhere:
Google abounds with many websites where they keep students/graduates posted and updated with many competitions and activities. Participate and make yourself proud.
If you participate in various Seminars, Conferences, competitions that are conducted/sponsored by the Government or your area of study then Attendance shall not be an issue. Just the hack is that make yourself useful. This will filter you out from the rest of the other students.
3. Hit the Gym:
You should learn to take care of yourself in order to maintain your physical and mental health. A person with good health and fitness becomes able to live his/her life to its fullest extent.
It is very important for a person in life to be physically and mentally fit to live a healthy and happy life. Healthy and fit people become less prone to the medical conditions.
Fitness does not mean to be physically fit only, it also means with healthy mental state of the person. One can get healthy mental state if he/she becomes physically fit. With regular exercise of 30 mins at least you can achieve it.
4. Participate in NCC/NSS or Sport and Extra Curricular activities:
Such activities in college really make you proud of being associated with it. This adds new dimensions to your life and shapes your personality.
5. Keep Yourself Busy with Meaningful Activities 24 x 7:
Do not waste time doing stuff that doesn’t really add value to your life. If you manage to abide by my suggestions and follow them, It might very well get compared with the lifestyle of your IITian counterparts.
Remember you have NPTEL lectures on the Internet for free. So World class, High-quality teaching at IIT is freely available. These are some of the domains that make a difference between you and an IITian.
People from IIT’s have great world class sports facilities. Try to participate in National University Games and play sports that are available and interests you. Obviously, you need your college support for this.
However, with sheer passion, dedication, hard work you may even surpass them and define your own way of leading your Engineering Life and guide
Dream with your set of goals and aspirations and make small targets. Former President of India Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam said:
“Sapna wo nahi jo tum so ke dekho, sapna wo he jo tumhe sone na de”
English Translation: Dream is not that which you see while sleeping it is something that does not let you sleep.
Hope these following points will help you go throughout the semester. If you find anything useful that can be added here please comment below.