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Vicky Gupta

Writing something for someone very close is not easy, but there is no harm in trying too. Vicky and me have few things commom (apart from being a normal human being) like we both are LEOs by sunsign, we had our schooling and college together. I am sure Vicky is my only friend with whom i spent close to 12 hours per day for almost 6 years.

We both met when Vicky Gupta joined our school in class 6. We became very good friends from class 9 as we both used to measure our school distance on our cycles. If i am not wrong Vicky used to have ATLAS cycle and mine was HERO. Well, in our class 10 borad exams Vicky surprisingly scores 2nd rank and me luckily got 3rd rank. The irony was we both were not expected by our teaches to find any rank in top 3. 

The rising of self governed life (here begins class 11)
Vicky, Ankit, me and later on Anupam joined Sahil Study Circle in sector-8 Rohini for our entrance examinations preparation. From there started the second half of life with little active focus on girls and more lazy focus on studies. As a confused aspirant of Medical Entrance, i joined medical batch of Sahil Study circle and vicky, ankit, anupam joined Engineering batch. I admire the Sahil’s faculty but their management was quite poor which we guys always contempt. Anyhow, only ankit goel managed to get good rank in NSIT where as rest of us decided to drop an year and study for Engineering though i found engineering as my cup of tea this time.

One black year passed and we (Vicky, and me) got admission in Delhi College of Engineering. DCE is something which is attached very deeply to our lives because we learnt few personal, some emotional, new professional things from there only. If we guys were not in DCE i think we would have been somewhere in IIT (LOL). Its God grace that we are blessed with DCE and someday this college will proud of us as well.

Dawn of True College Life
I got Electrical Engineering and Vicky got Mechanical Engineering, though we would have been enjoying the same branch if he had not freezed his upgradation. The college life certainly would have been different if we were together in Electrical branch. Anyhow there was one surprising thing in DCE, if you belong to Electrical 2002-2006 batch then your seniors and peers used to assume that Electrical guys are blessed with best chics in college.

I forgot to tell you that Vicky lives very close to my house though 5 minutes walking distance in actual. So me and Vicky used to go together via RTV, Metro, Car to DCE and had good time in RTV by listening to chirpy girls of JIMS college. Well, i would like to give a pause to our extra college activities by sharing some lovely college memories. It was our college Engifest’2003 and as usual trio (vicky, gopal, arihant) were checking some group for JAM session. On our first day of engifest me and gopal had good incident which is unforgetable for some people. Next day vicky and gopal managed to share dance floor with some IGIT girls, without much delay vicky asked those senior IGIT girls for friendship and there inked something from IGIT for vicky in future. Anyhow this serial process of sharing dance floors went on for first 3 semesters and then trio got departed because of personal reasons and all.

Arihant Jain (left) and Vicky Gupta (right)

Dawn of Real College Life
From our 2nd year onwards things became practical, everyone got busy with their future plans like MBA, Placements and all. Some stories were still cooking at some places, but the charm was loosing and everything will soon fade away was crossing the mind. It is an irony that initial 2 years of every engineering graduate goes without love to its college, faculty and most importantly no strings attached to their liabilities for college. In our last 2 years at DCE vicky and me had very practical life focussing our long term goals. By the end of 5th sememster we started preparing for CAT and joined TIME. By the end of 7th semester Vicky had placements in HCL, Siemens and me got in PATNI computers. 8th semester in engineering degree is the most stressed as well as relaxing depending on one’s luck and efforts. Finally, our DCE (Decent Chapter of Engineering) Life ends with no regrets and no pain, but with some good lessons and memories for rest of our lives.

Lets see what almighty has planned for us, though we just hope that what we have planned together should come true one day.