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Age Is Just A Number !

If you think a call centre is full of young people – think again. A paradigm shift is slowly but surely taking place in the outsourcing sector. If you have been to any BPO, chances are that you might have spotted the odd middle aged guy hanging around. And these are not the managerial level employees. But what are these ...

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Lala Lajpatrai College when:

You always see the canteen area all festooned and 20 khansamas on the campus ‘coz the Audi has been rented out for marriages. You are imprisoned in the Audi on Annual Day, even if you are not a student. The sandwichwala on the campus knows most of the students by name. There is at least one car on campus blaring ...

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Ruparel When:

The professors talk in hi-fi Marathi. You are greeted with roses on the first day of college. Geniuses from the Science faculty treat you like a kele ka chilka. You find guys 24/7 into books and gals in canteen all day long. – Ruparel-ite

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Fr. Agnels, Bandra when :

Every Tom, Dick and Hari wants to become an engineer with only 45% marks. Chadti Jawani is the hippest song in the campus. Every student is wearing an uniform. – Agnel-ite

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Fission 2005

VD Patil COE, Mumbai 20th and 21st September 2005 The line up for Fission ’05 was impressive. There was a whole array of seminars and workshops on topics ranging from Corel Draw to Vedic Math. There were four separate robotics events apart from usual events like Junkyard Wars, and LAN Gaming. But the rains played spoil sport and delayed almost ...

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Techknow 2005

RAIT, Nerul, Navi Mumbai 16th and 17th September This festival organised by CSI- Students Chapter Of RAIT, Nerul is usually held in March. This time the organisers decided to hold the festival in September instead.The fest was scheduled to be held on 14th and 15th, but had to be postponed due to orders from the college management, which meant that ...

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Techthion 2005

Atharva, Mumbai 19 and 20th September Two days before Techthion was about to start, I heard rumours that a controversy was brewing in the college and the fest might actually get cancelled. But if such a thing had happened, the Atharva-ites certainly didn’t show it and the festival proceedings went quite smoothly. The event line-up for Techthion was ordinary with ...

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Techtrix 2005

DJ Sanghvi, Mumbai 23-24th September 2005 A forlorn banner that read Techtrix ’05 greeted me at the entrance of DJ Sanghavi. They say, looks are deceptive. And they are right in saying so. The silent looking building was teeming with activity inside. Robotics: I was bowled over by the robotics tracks at DJCOE. While most colleges have the same track ...

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Praxis 2005

VESIT, Mumbai 24th and 25th Sept 2005 If there’s something that Praxis 2005 couldn’t achieve – it was the brand development of the parent college VESIT (read : where’s it ?) But that apart, it was a fest to reckon with over 1000 people registering on day 1 itself! Here’s why you shouldn’t have missed the fest: ROBOTICS Roboicts atrracted ...

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S.I.E.S. (Old), Mumbai

Officially known as: South Indian Education Society College of Arts, Science and Commerce. Better known as: Yesaiiyes (old). The Location: A 10-minute walk from Sion railway station through heavy duty traffic, or a five minute walk from Sion bus depot through a road full of muck. The Crowd: About 50 per cent saudhindians plus the usual mix of Gujjus, Maharashtrians ...

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