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The Secret Of The Ignorant Mumbai University

There are 43 students in my third year Engineering batch who still have Applied Mathematics, Parts 3 & 4 of previous year to clear. If they don’t reattempt & pass before they enter forth & final year, they will be awarded the most undesirable thing in any student’s life: one year drop. You can put […]

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The Curious Case Of A Misnomer

My last post created quite a furore over the use of the “word” KT as in ATKT. It is wrong to term “KT” as a word, although in shorthand, people prefer KT, than ATKT, or failure or the full form for the matter. So, ATKT which we all know what stands for, is a tag provided free of […]

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Ignorance & Reference Books Will Get You KTs

Before I start, I want to make one annoying thing clear that “KT” is not a noun and you cannot pluralize it as “KTs.” Doing it will make you look dim-witted and I may even restrict you from my Facebook updates. To be clear, KT as in ATKT is an acronym for Allowed To Keep […]

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The Dark Of Authority

Every institution is administered by authority & that is more of a necessity as we all know. But what happens when you can’t change the Date & Time settings in a PC in a Signals & Systems laboratory? What happens when the dialog says “You don’t have proper privilege to access the settings?” What happens […]

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How to Survive the Initial Days Of Degree After Diploma

A quick guide for students who have passed out from a Diploma course into second-year Engineering course in India.

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Is Diploma Before Degree In Engineering a Good Bet?

An opinion about the differences between the Diploma and HSC routes to pursue Engineering in India. Coming from someone who took the Diploma route in 2008…

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