The Himalayan IIM: Living The Dream
On 4th of July, as I woke up to the call of my boss in the morning, I was randomly going through mails on Gmail where my eyes suddenly stuck to letters ‘IIM’. Having always dreamt of studying in an IIM, finally getting a call after a really long wait from IIM Sirmaur was a step closer to my dream. However, as I further read the mail, I froze in panic as my induction was to start the next day. One day to collect all the necessary documents and report to Sirmaur from Pune the very next day seemed a very crazy idea but after all, deadlines were something I would have to handle day in and day out in IIM. I quickly called my parents and told them about the good news and asked them to be ready for a crazy road trip from New Delhi to Sirmaur. Having booked the last flight for New Delhi, I literally ran out of the PG and started gathering all the documents required. Luckily, I was able to get them all done in one day and rushed to catch my flight reaching home at 12:30 at night. The next day, with a lack of sleep and happiness in my eyes as I reached the campus at 10:30 in the morning, all I could see to the farthest point was green.
Having lived in New Delhi for a major part of my life, the idea of living in a place covered with green as far as one can see, next to a river in between the mighty Himalayas had not come even in the wildest of my dreams but here I am living in this mystical place. As this is just the fourth batch of the college, I was scared initially, however, as soon as I met Prashant Sir from PGP office, all my fears vanished. He not only explained me about the institute in an elderly brother manner but also made me meet a few of the seniors to ease me up. The bond that I have developed with few of the seniors is unparalleled and their insights invaluable. With each and every passing session with the faculty and the seniors, not only do I get inspired to better myself every day but also to improve the college and make it reach great heights in the coming future.
Our college might be one of the youngest of the IIMs but then so are the Himalayas, the youngest yet the tallest mountain range in the world. We, the students of IIM Sirmaur, are not only carving our own future but also the future of our college. ‘You have a chance to be a part of the legacy of a great institution’, that my friends, is the USP of our college.
Which ABG Company I want to visit our campus:
Being brought up in a family filled with Marketing and Sales professionals, I have picked up a lot of interest in marketing and gained a few skills as well in the process. Therefore, I would like Aditya Birla Retail to visit our campus for recruitment.
- Priyesh Kumar
- Batch of 2018-20