Engineers.txt

Posted by Arjun Deodia
November 13, 2017

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Hello JANTA, this is Arjun Deodia… oops! Sorry Engineer arjun deodia. One of the most admirable and demanding prefix in Indian society. Demanding because if you are an engineer, then your friends or your relatives already predict that the guy could do a job of a plumber, an architect, an electrician, a guy who can fix all the computer issues from adjusting the contrast of the monitor to generate the electricity. Basically, the Indian society expects a Johnny sins in every engineer (caution- search Johnny sins in incognito mode).
I am a trainee journalist and prior to that I am also an engineer not by choice but by voice- Yes voice of the society and this is the story of most of the engineers in India. I have taken up this topic because the individuality which I left 2 years ago has turned on my ears few days before when one of my digital media expert said the word ‘TXT’ (TEXT) in the class and proceeded by pointing engineers in the class. That’s why the title is engineer.TXT. Let us discuss how an engineer comes out from the egg. It all starts from class 11th when you opt mathematics and you are shown the dreams of becoming an IITian and grab the package of lakhs or crores and worst thing is even you get motivated like anything and without wasting a single second you climb one more stair and get admitted in one of most swanky coaching institute in the city. Now from here, the real drama starts. Initially, the temporary heat spreads inside your body and with full zest you blow the trumpet of mathematics, eat the apple of physics and become the survivor from H2So4. After applying some formulae the image gets clearer and gradually you come to know that you have already fallen into the well and the society  outside of the well is expecting to dig the well deeper. Eventually now it’s clear that IITees or NITees or any other well reputed institute are not your cup of tea. Even at this time your unconditional dream to become a successful engineer is not killed and you go for some CHANDURAM COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT. Again a very swanky private engineering college whose brochure shows the pictures of well-maintained labs in which the pretty girls of the college are engaged in some fake practical and some college groups are chilling out in the campus. It also shows you a hot girl and a stud on the cover of the brochure which shows that how cool and modern the college is. And this chanduram College claims that our placements partners are TCS, INFOSYS, GOOGLE, MICROSOFT, and Facebook etc.… sometimes NASA also. This college also invites some firangi delegates for some over the head guest lectures. But OK that’s fine eventually you are going to become a successful engineer with the package of 4-5 lakhs and the package also includes a hot girlfriend. If needed. Now again the sparks turn on and with full enthusiasm you reserved a seat in TITANIC which would be drowning somewhere in the sea further. So while persuing engineering almost every engineer has gone through the following atrocities:-
 some around 40 useless examinations which can be cleared with one-night study and a couple of cigarettes. Thanks to the Indian education systems.
 Around 80 midterm examinations which hardly any student attends.
 Backlogs
 Approximately 25- 30 cheated practicals
 Copied assignment. Even that by our friends
 50-60 breakups with the same girlfriend.
 Thousands of cigarettes sometimes including crushing of ganja.
 Ample cups of tea
 Then whiskey, beer, rum, vodka, sex etc. Forgot to mention the count of condoms. Depends on individual’s stamina.
 The list goes on…….
Apparently, one can easily understand how the life of an engineer
gets screwed up.
Ok now, whatever you were taught will not help you during campus placement for that you must be a good English speaker along with a computer programmer and good in aptitude reasoning. Doesn’t matter you are an electronics engineer or software engineer.
If you get a job in campus placement that would be very astonishing and it would be considered like you have got the Kohinoor from Queen Elizabeth.
But what if you remain jobless till the completion of the last campus placement. Here the life takes a sharp turn and you end up preparing for bank PO or SSC or a job in BPO and finally you realised that what the hell you have done. Why did you choose engineering? You could have done something else but not engineering …..
Most of the engineers are becoming a joke these days. It’s not their mistake it is the mistake of our society who thinks engineering is the only profession through which one can survive and it is the failure of Hello JANTA, this is Arjun Deodia… oops! Sorry Engineer arjun deodia. One of the most admirable and demanding prefix in Indian society. Demanding because if you are an engineer, then your friends or your relatives already predict that the guy could do a job of a plumber, an architect, an electrician, a guy who can fix all the computer issues from adjusting the contrast of the monitor to generate the electricity. Basically, the Indian society expects a Johnny sins in every engineer (caution- search Johnny sins in incognito mode).
I am a trainee journalist and prior to that I am also an engineer not by choice but by voice- Yes voice of the society and this is the story of most of the engineers in India. I have taken up this topic because the individuality which I left 2 years ago has turned on my ears few days before when one of my digital media expert said the word ‘TXT’ (TEXT) in the class and proceeded by pointing engineers in the class. That’s why the title is engineer.TXT. Let us discuss how an engineer comes out from the egg. It all starts from class 11th when you opt mathematics and you are shown the dreams of becoming an IITian and grab the package of lakhs or crores and worst thing is even you get motivated like anything and without wasting a single second you climb one more stair and get admitted in one of most swanky coaching institute in the city. Now from here, the real drama starts. Initially, the temporary heat spreads inside your body and with full zest you blow the trumpet of mathematics, eat the apple of physics and become the survivor from H2So4. After applying some formulae the image gets clearer and gradually you come to know that you have already fallen into the well and the society outside of the well is expecting to dig the well deeper. Eventually now it’s clear that IITees or NITees or any other well reputed institute are not your cup of tea. Even at this time your unconditional dream to become a successful engineer is not killed and you go for some CHANDURAM COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT. Again a very swanky private engineering college whose brochure shows the pictures of well-maintained labs in which the pretty girls of the college are engaged in some fake practical and some college groups are chilling out in the campus. It also shows you a hot girl and a stud on the cover of the brochure which shows that how cool and modern the college is. And this chanduram College claims that our placements partners are TCS, INFOSYS, GOOGLE, MICROSOFT, and Facebook etc.… sometimes NASA also. This college also invites some firangi delegates for some over the head guest lectures. But OK that’s fine eventually you are going to become a successful engineer with the package of 4-5 lakhs and the package also includes a hot girlfriend. If needed. Now again the sparks turn on and with full enthusiasm you reserved a seat in TITANIC which would be drowning somewhere in the sea further. So while persuing engineering almost every engineer has gone through the following atrocities:-
 some around 40 useless examinations which can be cleared with one-night study and a couple of cigarettes. Thanks to the Indian education systems.
 Around 80 midterm examinations which hardly any student attends.
 Backlogs
 Approximately 25- 30 cheated practicals
 Copied assignment. Even that by our friends
 50-60 breakups with the same girlfriend.
 Thousands of cigarettes sometimes including crushing of ganja.
 Ample cups of tea
 Then whiskey, beer, rum, vodka, sex etc. Forgot to mention the count of condoms. Depends on individual’s stamina.
 The list goes on…….
Apparently, one can easily understand how the life of an engineer
gets screwed up.
Ok now, whatever you were taught will not help you during campus placement for that you must be a good English speaker along with a computer programmer and good in aptitude reasoning. Doesn’t matter you are an electronics engineer or software engineer.
If you get a job in campus placement that would be very astonishing and it would be considered like you have got the Kohinoor from Queen Elizabeth.
But what if you remain jobless till the completion of the last campus placement. Here the life takes a sharp turn and you end up preparing for bank PO or SSC or a job in BPO and finally you realised that what the hell you have done. Why did you choose engineering? You could have done something else but not engineering …..
Most of the engineers are becoming a joke these days. It’s not their mistake it is the mistake of our society who thinks engineering is the only profession through which one can survive and it is the failure of our education system which provides engineering degrees like aloo ki sabjee in India.
So here we have seen how an engineer comes out from an egg, developed to a hen or a cock later converted to butter chicken.
Thank you
ARJUN DEODIAour education system which provides engineering degrees like aloo ki sabjee in India.
So here we have seen how an engineer comes out from an egg, developed to a hen or a cock later converted to butter chicken.
Thank you
ARJUN DEODIA

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