The 3rd year internships are probably the most important one a student will do over the course of their degree. Providing students with important industry skills, research experience in their fields, contacts in companies and institutes; hence, these internships are a very integral part of one’s career.
Despite the dominance of subjects like mathematics, physics, and computer science in the field of engineering, the biochemical and biotechnology sector has witnessed some drastic advances. However, there is no denying that a major part of the field is still unexplored and there is a lot of untapped potential, especially in a country like ours. It has been commonly observed that due to lack of exposure and awareness regarding available opportunities, most of the students take detours and end up in a completely different work environment which in the first place, they never opted for. Core Internships, thus play a crucial role as they enable students to stay well versed with the recent developments in the field. Since it is a field with large interdisciplinary relations, there is a wide range of subfields in which students can take up industrial projects or conduct research.
Pulkit Garg, a Civil Engineering Graduate of the 2014 batch, cracked the Civil Services Examination with an All India Rank 27,in CSE 2015. And that too in his second attempt,at the age of 24.He has been allocated IAS, UP Cadre. The Board of Student Publications, IIT Delhi comes up with an exclusive narrative from the topper himself, taking you through his journey of preparation and stay at the campus.