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  15 Mar 2021  Anand Kumar shares his success formula with engineering aspirants at UPES career talk

Anand Kumar shares his success formula with engineering aspirants at UPES career talk

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Published : Mar 15, 2021, 8:30 pm IST
Updated : Mar 15, 2021, 8:30 pm IST

An ace mathematician and educationalist, Anand Kumar’s word on preparing for your engineering journey can be considered the final word

Anand Kumar
 Anand Kumar

If you are an engineering aspirant; if you aim to crack the code of getting into reputed engineering schools, you will know who Anand Kumar is. An ace mathematician and educationalist, Anand Kumar’s word on preparing for your engineering journey can be considered the final word. As the class 12 students from all over India will begin this journey few months from now, UPES, a leading multi-disciplinary, NAAC ‘A’ accredited university facilitated a mentoring session and career talk for them with Anand Kumar, who is highly respected for his Super 30 program.

So, bookmark this page because you will surely want to refer to Anand Kumar’s tips, which may look super simple but are super effective.

1. Choose an institute that provides multi-disciplinary learning

Engineers do not work in isolation. Besides the engineering know-how, they need to understand the design, business, legal and finance side of a problem to be able to come up with effective solutions. A multi-disciplinary learning environment, where you get to interact with students and faculty of other streams or work with them on projects etc., helps you get a wider perspective of issues, making you an effective problem-solver and hence, a successful engineer. ‘Opt for a university which gives you the freedom to choose your subjects and does not limit your options because multidisciplinary education is the best way to be prepared for the future’, says Anand Kumar.

2. Add to your knowledge

The pandemic has made us all realise the need to be more adaptable and agile. Continuous up-skilling and re-skilling enhances a student’s chance to stay relevant in the ever-changing working environment. Here is what Anand Kumar suggests, ‘strive to learn new things because creativity and innovation is the key to succeed. Do not limit yourself to one stream of education but open your avenues. If you are a mechanical engineer go and learn something on artificial intelligence or machine learning. Keep adding different subjects to your core domain knowledge’.

3. Multiply your efforts

Stick to the ground rules and have a constant thirst to be a game changer. Put in all your efforts to understand the depth of any technology to be able to innovate and create something better. Your efforts should focus on learning and enjoying the process, not just clearing the exams.

4. Subtract negative thinking

Never let negative thoughts cloud your vision and goal. Finding the reason behind a failed attempt is essential to succeed later. Students should never get stressed when they fail, rather they should ask a lot of questions, understand the subject, and not just cram it. Remember curiosity is the seed to discovery!

5. Infinite commitment and patience

The coach can only guide a student. But hard work is what a student should put in from his or her side and it always pays off. Conviction to fulfill your dreams is what should motivate and drive a student every. As Anand Kumar puts it, ‘once hard work becomes a habit there will be less or no failures.’ Patience is another virtue a student should develop because you may start slow but you should never give up or lose hope.

6.The final word

Life is full of struggles, but never get distracted and don’t wait for someone to change your life, because its only you who is in charge of your own fate”, says Anand Kumar. So, go ahead and engineer the best possible career and life for yourself.

For more information please visit: https://www.upes.ac.in/

 

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