Should vs. must

I have earlier posted a blog with the similar title here. This post is my version of Should vs. must, that I realised after coming to IIIT-D. Unlike GNDEC, courses at IIITD aren’t easy going. The students ‘must‘ work here to survive. If not anything else, IIIT-D did make me learn the difference between should and must. 

‘I must work, here’  because only ‘I should work’ doesn’t work at IIIT. As I ponder, I realise how this shift from ‘should’ to ‘must’ can bring a lot of change in our lives.

Changing ‘I should practice’ to ‘I must’ , would make me a lot more skillful. Changing ‘I should have green tea’ to ‘I must’ would make me healthier πŸ˜‰ This not-so-big 4 alphabet word ‘must’, if adhered to, can bring really big changes. Let’s then bring ‘must‘ in our lives or rather, we must bring must in our lives. πŸ™‚

Let’s mustify ! πŸ˜‰

Let’s do it !

With no intention to write, I downloaded the WordPress app in my new phone. The app has improved a lot. The interface is a lot more friendly and smooth. As I logged in, the first page that appeared on the screen triggered in my mind a series of thoughts. 

It’s been 5 months since ‘And then IIIT-D happened’ was published. 

Yeah! It’s really been 5 months – a full semester and I didn’t write a word. IIIT kept me so busy or may be I kept myself so busy that I forgot to write. The love for writing, which I supposed was inherent to me, seemed to faint. I can’t let this happen because, this is the thing that makes me happy and feel lighter. So, after the seemingly-long 5 months, ‘Let’s do it, again’ ! πŸ™‚

Stay tuned for the coming posts. πŸ˜‰

A visit to NSIT-Delhi

So, after exploring the options of IITs and NITs(through CCMT), NSIT was the next option to explore. NSIT doesn’t conduct any test/interview post Gate and admissions are purely based on merit in Gate.
7th June:
They had called the candidates who applied for admission for document verification. Yes, for mere document verification, students had to travel to Delhi. So, I and papa reached there at around 8:30 a.m in the morning. Things started 1 hour after the scheduled time of 9:30 a.m. Most of the students and guardians were not happy with this thing where everyone had to travel for document verification even when getting admission is not final. However, coming to the campus, it was big. The buildings gave a royal look. We left as soon as the verification was done. It was hectic travelling for more than 12 hours in a single day.
At the latest:
I received a call for admission from NSIT in the 5th round at July end when I was already happily settled elsewhere. πŸ™‚

The EB Bond Broken !

It’s been over 2 years and here I am celebrating my 3rd birthday with WordPress. Forgetting the ritual, my exams forgot to occur on my birthday. Yes ! The 18 years Exam-Birthday (EB) Bond has been broken. The advantage of training semester! Finally, A birthday without exam. πŸ˜‰ Yeah, I miss them. 😦 But, I’ve learnt to let things go. πŸ˜› However, My birthday didn’t break the ritual for my friends. They have their exam today being in the regular semester. Agile, it is. My favourite subject- the subject I’ve helped them the most in and have been constantly asking for the treat for my “secret Agile notes”. πŸ˜›
Coincidentally, the day they were supposed to empty their pockets have collided with the day they empty mine. πŸ˜‰
I hope my pocket wins over their.
Okay, marking a full stop to my today’s bak-bak with a hope that on this birthday, I get a lot more to learn and improve, progressing each day for my and my family’s betterment.
Bonne nuit everyone !
Keep smiling and rocking ! πŸ™‚

Title credits: Divyanshi

The Call from IIT Madras !

Okay !! So, the happiest moment that could ever had found its way into my life was — A Call from IIT Madras !
April 8, 2016 — the day when I thought all my sins washed away :p ( Sab paap dhul gye ), the day that didn’t let the curve around my lips go fader !
I was called for MS interview/written test at IIT Madras on 29-30th April. Yeah, this day. I should supposedly be writing the test IITM was supposed to conduct today. The test might be going on But ‘without’ me. This hurts actually ! I don’t know when this ‘getting hurt’ period is going to end.
I was so very excited about the call. But, because my family didn’t want me to go that far, I’m still here. Mumma says some dreams can’t be fulfilled because they are 2,178.8 km away. 😦 The IIT tag couldn’t do the convincing. Nevertheless, I’m still hopeful for a good and securing future. Life can’t be hurting always, after all !
Waiting for the good days to come.

Let’s go beyond GATE CS ;)

During my preparation for GATE, I foundΒ  some notes that are supposed to be ACE notes. I’ve summed those links for CS stream in the previous post. But, I also bookmarked the links for GATE EE, ECE and GATE ME.
Since, I’m from CS stream, So I haven’t studied them and can’t guarantee them to be fault less. So, don’t follow them blindly. But, since the similar notes for CS were good. So, I believe they might prove to be helpful for EE, ECE and Mechanical stream.
Here are the links:
ACE EE/ECE notes
ACE ME notes
For ME video lectures apart from NPTEL : you can follow this person- Chandra Sekhar and subscribe to the you-tube link given.
For Engineering mathematics, please refer the previous post. I’ve given the maths link along with CS notes.

Good luck ! πŸ™‚