Niket Agrawal

Niket Agrawal


Kanpur, India

IITK   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.



"Thank you for applying but..."

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 :smile:


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


Unconventional Skills

I can roll joints even though I don't smoke :stuck_out_tongue:


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