Experience campus life at IIT Roorkee with Rohit Sinha
Updated on Aug 3, 2017 - 2:43 p.m. IST by Richa Kapoor
#JEE Advanced
Applications Open Now
Manipal B.Tech Admissions 2020
Apply
Bennett University B.Tech 2020
Apply

Experience campus life at IIT Roorkee with Rohit Sinha - One of the most memorable aspects of a student’s life is the time spent at the college in which they are studying. The institution plays a pivotal role in shaping the personality of the individual. More so the dream of all the budding engineers is to make their way to the premier institutes of the country, which are the IITs. Along with this desire is also an innate curiosity as to how the campus life would be at the IITs. Taking a step in this direction, Careers360 brings forth the campus life experiences from across the leading IITs, other institutes. Rohit Sinha, who is currently in his fourth year of B.Tech (civil engineering), takes us along on the experiences of the campus life at IIT Roorkee where he is studying. Rohit talks about his daily schedule, the various facilities, favourite hangouts and more in this article. Read on to experience campus life at IIT Roorkee with Rohit Sinha.

Latest Boost your Preparation with Personalised Coaching, Unlimited Mock Test and Faculty Support. If you Do Not Qualify- Get 100% MONEY BACK. Know More

 

Careers360:  Tell us something about yourself.

Rohit Sinha: Presently I am in my final year at IIT Roorkee, doing B.Tech in civil engineering. I love to read non-fiction books and play piano and guitar in my leisure time. I aspire to become a skillfull civil engineer and work towards serving the nation.

IIT/JEE 2020 Online Preparation

Crack JEE 2020 with JEE Knockout Program, If you Do Not Qualify- Get 100% MONEY BACK

Start Now

 

Careers360: How has your journey been so far at the institute?

Rohit Sinha: It has been an excellent journey as I got an opportunity to learn a lot in these four years and I met a lot of good and interesting people.

 

Careers360: Is there any difference in actuality about how you had imagined an IIT would be?

Applications Open Now
UPES - School of Engineering B.Tech Admissions 2020
Avail upto 100% tuition fee waiver | LAST yr 1400+ Students placed, 400+ Recruiters, Highest CTC 44 LPA
Apply
SRM Institute of Science and Technology - SRMJEEE
#1 Pvt Univ | QS Diamond rated | 7700+ Job offers. Register through SRMJEEE
Apply

Rohit Sinha: I went in with not many expectations. That’s why I feel that it has been an incredible journey so far. I have met so many people here who are multi-talented. Some of them are really good sportsman, while others are good musicians and dancers. It is a good learning environment not just in terms of studies but otherwise.

 

Careers360: What all activities are you a part of in the campus?

Rohit Sinha: I did not take part in any of the activities at the campus. 

 

Careers360: Can you run us through a day at your institute (starting from how your day starts and how it ends)? Could you also tell us about your schedule throughout the semesters so far?

Rohit Sinha: The engineering students belonging to the first and the third year have their classes in the evening (from 2p.m to 6 p.m), while the second and fourth year students have it in the morning from 8:00 a.m to 1: 00 p.m. Apart from the lectures, every alternate week we have to work in the laboratories and have to attend the tutorials. The lunch is from 1pm to 2pm. After 6pm, some of the students visit the sports complex, or the various clubs of which they are part of. Dinner is from 7:30 p.m to 9:00 pm. In each hostel there are badminton and volleyball courts. Students play the games according to their interests. The interaction among the students decreases as you pass out from first year to second, third or fourth year of engineering. You tend to get more time to devote to your interests and also study for any competitive exam.

 

Careers360: Tell us about the faculty-student ratio here and about the teacher-student relationship in your understanding.

Rohit Sinha: The faculty-student ratio depends on the branch of engineering. The batch is divided into sub-batches for labs and tutorials. The sub batches generally have 12-16 students. The teachers are extremely helpful and cooperative.

 

Careers 360: What all facilities do you have in the campus? What do you like here the most which you feel is unique and differentiating?

Rohit Sinha: We have a large sport complex, comprising of a football field, hockey field, cricket ground, volleyball, basketball, tennis, badminton, squash, Table Tennis courts and a central gym. The sports environment in the college is quite good.

 

Careers360: What would you say about the state of infrastructure, labs, mess, hostels, and other facilities at the campus?

Rohit Sinha:  Presently, IIT Roorkee has both old and new buildings. New hostels are multi-storey buildings and the labs are very well equipped. Overall, the state of infrastructure is good.

 

Careers360: Is there anything you miss here? What else do you expect from your institute? Any suggestions on areas where the institute must focus or work on?

Rohit Sinha: We are sort of self-sufficient; that means we don’t lack pretty much for anything so I don’t miss much.

 

Careers360: How comfortable are your hostels and how about the cleanliness factor over there?

Rohit Sinha: We are provided with single rooms after the first year. The hostels are quite open and the ventilation is also good. All the hostels have a canteen, a gym, stationery shop. There is a tailor also. The rooms are white washed every year and the washrooms are cleaned every day.

 

Careers360: How do you balance your studies, projects, exams and other activities?

Rohit Sinha:  It is important to set the priorities right. One can give more time to the projects and other activities when exams are not approaching. The other important aspect is to pay attention in the class as it will help to decrease effort that you are putting in.

 

Careers360: Tell us about the clubs and societies at the campus and how significant are they from your point of view or from a students point of view?

Rohit Sinha: The societies, which we have include the music, choreography, dramatics and others. These societies play a pivotal role in helping the students to enhance their talent. They also help the students to connect with each other in the campus.

 

Careers360: Is there any in-house magazine or journal for the latest events or happenings at the institute?

Rohit Sinha: We have three in-house magazines, one in Hindi and two in English. These magazines keep us updated about the latest happenings that are taking place. These magazines carry the interviews of the professors also.

 

Careers360: What are the popular hangouts at the institute? What, according to you, are the most-visited places nearby?

Rohit Sinha: We have four food joints in the campus. Nescafe and CCD are among the most popular hangouts. We also have a Central Students Club and it is a favourite spot for students. Since, we do not have many places to visit close by, we hangout mostly at the food-joints. There are a number of them just outside the campus and it is a good place for the food lovers.

 

Careers360: How do you spend your leisure time at the campus?

Rohit Sinha : During my leisure time, I am mostly at the students club, playing snooker, or eating out or playing football. On other occasions, I am engaged in having a simple discussion with friends on various topics.

 

Careers360: Are you being equipped with everything at the institute that are required to meet your aspirations?

Rohit Sinha: The institute is well equipped and it has met my aspirations.

 

Careers360: What type of companies come for campus recruitment and what percentage of students get placed every year? How is the recruitment process here?

Rohit Sinha: Both core and non-core companies come for the recruitment. The placement percentage depends on the branch. Last year 940 offers were made. Thenon-core companies offer the analyst profile. The companies generally conduct an aptitude test followed by a group discussion, then the HR and the technical round.

 

Stay tuned to engineering.careers360.com for more news and feature articles on IIT Roorkee Campus Life

 

Get real-time alerts on exam & colleges at your fingertips with Careers360 App! Click Here to Install or Give a missed call on 08080944727 to get app link

Applications Open Now

Bennett University B.Tech 2020
Bennett University B.Tech 2020
Apply
MANIPAL Institute Of Technology B.Tech Admissions 2020
MANIPAL Institute Of Technolo...
Apply
UPES -  School of Engineering B.Tech Admissions 2020
UPES - School of Engineering...
Apply
SRM Institute of Science and Technology - SRMJEEE
SRM Institute of Science and ...
Apply
BML Munjal University - B.Tech 2020
BML Munjal University - B.Tec...
Apply
Lovely Professional University B.Tech Admissions 2020
Lovely Professional Universit...
Apply
VITEEE 2020 - VIT Engineering Entrance Examination
VITEEE 2020 - VIT Engineering...
Apply
View All Application Forms

More like JEE Advanced

Questions related to JEE Advanced

Showing 10967 out of 10967 Questions
24 Views

what is the best way to understand the concept s of mathematics please tell a way to master it from beginner to jee advanced level ?

Yash Dev Student Expert 26th Feb, 2020
Hello student maths is a subject in which you'll not become an expert overnight its a subject full of practice and I believe you must heard that practice makes a man perfect.
In Mathematics ignore any other book and start from the NCERT which will build your basic put a book of ncert class 9and 19 besides which will help you for understanding few basic concepts of trigonometry algebra and etc.
After completing NCERT (minimum 2times)refer your coaching material and Rdsharma mathematics for practice.
And instead of doing 10 books single time try to do 1 single book 10 times.
Because maths is all about practice.

Refer to some previous year jee questions paper to build up your confidence.

Feel free to comment if you have any doubt
Good luck
12 Views

How will I know that the category I belong to is OBC or not?

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 26th Feb, 2020
Hello,


Go to google and search National Commission for Backward Classes website and when you will reach the homepage of the website, you will see name of all the states in India. Now, choose your current and state and check your name of caste and category.


I hope this helps
8 Views

for jee advance exam current criteria is min 75%marks in board exam. but it includes practical or only theory.?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 26th Feb, 2020

Hello,

To be eligible to get admission in IITs/NITs/IIITs a candidate must have passed 10+2 or its equivalent with atleast 75% aggregate for general category candidates, for SC/ST it is 45% from a recognised board or university.

So, it includes overall percentage which means including practicals and theory you must have 75% altogether if you belong to general category.

14 Views

My son is a Science student with PCM subjects.He needs a career vision help if not qualified for IIT Jee Mains 2020.What is the best in trend and have vast career scope.He holds a good academic record.Please suggest bestcollege course and their upcoming entrance tests to pursue in April May2020

Sarthak Dhiman 26th Feb, 2020

Hello Sir.

There are several courses and numerous colleges that have a great scope in the future.

1. If not in IIT, then he can give other engineering examinations such as UPTU examination, BITSAT, VITEEE and many other examination.

2. He can puruse Bsc courses from some esteemed universities such as DU or Chandigarh University ( eg. BSc hons in maths or physics etc), to get admission for bsc courses he needs to fulfill the assigned criteria of percentage in 12 to get admission into that courses.

Best of luck !

14 Views

I scored 74.2 percent marks in U.P board intermediate examination. I will apply for jee advanced examination or not..

Hrisheekesh Singh 26th Feb, 2020

Hi Ritesh,

A candidate is required to fulfill every one of the below mentioned criteria to be eligible for JEE Advanced Examination:-

  • You are required to clear JEE Main cutoffs.
  • You are required to have at-least 75% aggregate marks in Class 12 or any other equivalent examination if you are a GEN/OBC category candidate.
  • You are required to have at-least 60% aggregate marks in Class 12 or any other equivalent examination if you are a SC/ST/PwD category candidate.

From the mentioned criteria if you are from GEN/OBC category,you are not eligible to apply for JEE Main BUT if you are from SC/ST/PwD you are eligible to apply for JEE Main.

You may refer to this article for more information about JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2020.

Your one-stop B.Tech Counselling package with Full-Length JEE Main Mock Tests, 15+ College Predictors, a printed Almanac with 1000+ FAQs on Admissions & more

B. Tech Companion

If you require to know colleges for which you are eligible then you should go to the link mentioned below.

Link - JEE Main College Predictor

I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck!

Top
The question have been saved in answer later, you can access it from your profile anytime. Access now

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books