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eShack – The Party Place

Arman Sood and Ashwajeet Singh, fourth year law students from Jindal Global Law School conceived an offbeat idea of eShack- an online store selling bar/party/drinking accessories. In their second year, after being bored with their not-so-happening life, and hell-bent on doing something new and unconventional, both budding entrepreneurs took the plunge.  From college their dorm, they share their journey  into ...

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I Don’t Believe in the Gods of Cricket

They say, if one man worships something imaginary—its madness; but, if many men worship something imaginary—its religion. And the people who do not believe in these ‘make believe’ tales are branded Atheists—the scourge of the planet, the hell-damned people, the people who kick cute kittens when it meows. Sadly I’m one of those people. I do not, cannot, will not ...

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Student Species

Nimish Varadkar takes a look at various student species. Hotel Management His attachment with the course suddenly changes his behaviour. The very same guy who 6-7 months ago believed in burping and talking while eating, suddenly starts displaying a 17th century English etiquette. Never go out with him to a restaurant because he may spoil your appetite by his constant ...

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What do companies want?

I am final year student of the college (Department of Computer Science,Pune University)…Happy to be placed in one of the world’s premier software company. But there are certain things that have been haunting me. What do the companies really want from a fresh computer graduate? I have seen that some companies directly ask, “Do you know JAVA” or “Do you ...

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Admissions in Delhi Univ are hell, but it’s worth it.

Delhi University Post graduate admissions

I have lived in Mumbai all my life and after completing my undergrads in English Literature from my dream college here, I was clueless about what my next step would be. I was conflicted between further studies and taking up a job. My parents preferred the former and to some extent so did I because I didn’t know what job ...

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Students in Free Enterprise

SIFE is an international non-profit organization that organises college students to make a significant difference in their communities. SIFE is a team-based activity – you’ll be a member of a team that represents your university to work within the community. These teams of students apply business concepts to new projects with a wide outreach that improve the standard of living ...

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Safar ka Suffer – species on the local train.

safar ka suffer train

It took me four weeks weak analysis, to finally finish my thesis on types of travellers. You are bound to encounter the different varieties that I have identified, one time or the other. Here’s the deal – the travellers classification. Touch me not: This kind of species is found in every first class compartment. Whether it’s your bag, your earphones, ...

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Waitress for a Day

Pooja Bhula, who wished to work at Zanzi Bar at Baga Beach in Goa, does just that… Yes, I am referring to the oh-so-famous Zanzi Bar Shack at Baga Beach in Goa! I visited this bar for the first time with my college friends in 2007 and it was a lovely experience. I loved the food and the elegant yet ...

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Not Just an MBA: You too can be an Entrepreneur

5 articles on Entrepreneurship, by the  Editor, JAM, Rashmi Bansal  Just do it Rashmi Bansal answers an interesting query by Aadesh Jain – the much needed gyan for the entrepreneur in you“I am a final year Bachelor of Management Studies student from Mumbai. I am taking the CAT’ in November and had a few questions. I would be really glad if you ...

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TV Channels spreading panic instead of being useful

They say that anything in moderation is tolerable. This is especially true if you consider Himesh Reshammiya’s career (?) as an example. But when mother and Mother Nature are giving you something—no, is not an option! You just have to buckle up and eat it, and hope to god that you manage to survive through that ordeal in one piece. ...

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