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Vani Vidyalaya Junior College, Mumbai

Also Known As: MCM – Mallu College in ‘Mallu’nd, Little Chennai (desi counterpart of Little China) Location: A stone’s throw away from Mulund station Campus: Whats that? Might be the open stretch of land that is used for social and cultural activities. Not fests, dumbo… rangoli, Ganpati, wedding functions et al. Crowd: 99.99% shudh southies. The latest Rajni/Mohanlal flick is ...

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Abasaheb Garware College, Pune

Also Known As: Garware college or if you wanna sound hep, say AGC. The location: Karve Road near Tapadiya eatery. The campus: The “Peshwa Era” buildings were recently painted when NAAC the guys – probably for the first time since they were constructed! The crowd: Mostly ‘shudh’ Brahmins with ‘kar’ as the perfect suffix in their surname. Punekari Marathi is ...

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Nirma Istitute Of Technology, Ahmedabad

Also known as: Just Nirma (yes it’s run by the washing powder company), though some of the Gujju junta fancy it as one of the National Institutes of Technology. Location: A 10 km drive on the National Highway towards Gandhinagar will get u here, provided you manage to maintain a safe distance from all the burly truck drivers. The campus: ...

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Madras Medical College and Research Institute

Also known as: MMC(pronounced Yem-Yem-See) Claim to fame: A really old college, with a history dating back to the 1600s, that has been rated in the top ten quite a few times. India’s first lady doc is from MMC as are many of the country’s renowned docs. Courses Offered: M.B.B.S, B.Sc Nursing, B.Pharm and a truck load of post grad ...

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M M C C, PUNE

Also known as Marathwada Mitra Mandal’s College of Commerce. Phew! Got tired just typing out the full name. Situated right in the heart of the city, M.M.C.C. is flanked by Fergi and B.M.C.C. on either side. Crowd – Basically, ‘ghaati’crowd but there’ also a lot of outstation students and some foreign ones also. Students are seen everywhere and anywhere – ...

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Mithibai Motiram Kundnani College Of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai

Also Known as: MMK The Location:Near National College Bandra The Campus:As big as a politician’s brain, in other words – really, really small. The building got a new paint job a week before the NAAC guys could visit. The Crowd:Sindhis, Sindhis and still more Sindhis – 99% of whom want to get into Hindi films. Studies are the last thing ...

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Maharishi Dayanand College Of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai

Also known as: MD College coz half the crowd can’t pronounce the whole name and the rest don’t know what it stands for. Location: The college is surrounded by 3 ad agencies, McCann, Leo Burnett and Grey (often mistaken to be malls till the BMM students clear the doubt). There’s a vetenary hospital opposite the building. A traditional bull standing ...

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Sathaye College, Mumbai

U know U R in Sathaye College, Mumbai when: – The peon at the gate won’t let you in, unless you are wearing your identity card around your neck. – Favourite footwear includes chappals, floaters and sneakers (which is the height of sophistication, meant only for special occasions. Socks and leather shoes are either outlawed by the dresscode or are ...

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College Of Engineering Pune

U know U R in College Of Engineering Pune when: – You go to camp for BIRD WATCHING. – You see guys exchange FRIENDSHIP BANDS with each other. – You’ll see a long queue for free net surfing – All your teachers lecture in slang, patented to this region. For eg: “Thees ees ye impotent compootar prograyme.” – Girls wearing ...

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K.C. College, Mumbai

U know U R in K.C. College, Mumbai when: – You are chased away by the watchman for standing inside the campus (the concrete path is the lone place for students to hangout inside the college). – Students go to the Butterfly Café (HR’s canteen) instead of their own. – There’s a notice on every floor that says ‘Lift not ...

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