Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Niket is a senior year UG in Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Kanpur. He has been a core team member in the Institute's Counselling Service. He's interested in the field of algorithm design and photography. He interned at Samsung Research, Bangalore and will be joining Plutus Research as an infrastructure developer.
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Alphagrep • Goldman Sachs • Google
Things I Swore I'd Finish But Never Did
A photography series depicting my life at IITK • Some online courses saved in my Google keep checklist • Go bungee jumping with my friends
Everyday Lessons of Life
A little extra effort made everyday counts! I like it in the form of a mathematical equation: (1.01)^365 = 37.78 whereas (0.99)^365 = 0.026
On the Bright Side
Memories I made while I wasn’t studying/working
Near death experiences on my trip to Manali • The numerous bulla sessions with my wingies and the discussions we had • The bond I made with my friends at Photography Club, Counselling Service
Things I've Done That Pushed Me Out of My Comfort Zone
I wrote code for room allotment of Y18 freshers' batch on a night out just before the reporting date and having not eaten for 18 hours straight • I travelled from Bangalore to Mumbai and back to Bangalore during my internship at Samsung just to meet my girlfriend
Things I'm Proud of That You Won't See on a Resume
I helped a student come out of academic probation • I, myself came out of severe depression I had during my internship season and the semester that followed • I scored an SPI of 6 in one sem and 10 the other
I can roll joints even though I don't smoke
Quirks That Make Me Who I Am
Strongly Emotional yet Self sufficient • Helpful • Cheerful
Things I've Learned That Will Still Matter in 10 Years
Hopefulness' is the best quality to drive you in the toughest of times.
Failures That Seemed Like the End of the World Back Then But Don't Matter in Hindsight
Not being able to finish the summer project I took under a prof
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