Friday, 15 June 2012

Those were the best days of my Life

You see I did my Post Graduation in Advertising and PR from IIMC recently... i mean like im-still-waiting-on-the-final-results recently... and while there I lived in the hostel. So this was something I wrote for all my girls in the hostel and since I miss them so much and writing it again today here....
The hostel life at IIMC is fraught with midnight rants over presentations half done and 3 am hugs over jobs well done, a common TV room, curfew at 10 and individual or double occupancy rooms. At first glance the girl’s hostel seems like an idyllic place to call home for 9 short months. However the girl’s hostel at IIMC can be a tricky place to survive.
Hence we decided to bring to you the essential survival kit to make your stay here easier, better, happier. The first thing you need to remember is that the mess food is great! Swear by it. I mean it; where else can you find non vegetarian food several times a week? Admittedly cockroaches might not be your preferred source of meat but hey you can’t fault the folks for trying! However if there are those of you who are strictly vegetarian remember dominos, McDonalds, secular house and 24/7 are all great and will deliver to IIMC perpetually anytime.
Secondly the next time you are taking a hot shower and stressing over the amount your skull is flaking, look up and relax it’s probably just the ceiling falling because of the excessive amounts of seepage. However the important thing to remember, at times like these, is that you are under a HOT shower in the bitter winter of JNU, so just use some extra shampoo and be sure to rinse well.
Finally remember that the dogs outside the hostel will probably go away if you just throw any food you are carrying at them, but if that doesn’t help, just remember that they DO NOT bite, and you can probably anyways outrun most of them. Lastly remember the first floor of hostel block one is definitely not haunted, bells or nobels (pun intended).
However having said all that, the services the hostel has to offer are truly top notch and one of a kind, from 24/7 power back up and completely wi-fied hostels to best friends on call for a good cry and a tight hug in the middle of the night. This is also the place where we forge friendships for life, the ladies we meet here are truly exceptional in their own right and they enrich our lives by just being in them.
For all the services the hostel has to offer this would not have been home without each and everyone of you. So ladies take a bow, this one goes out to all of you!     


  1. With all its beautiful imperfections, Hostel indeed was a home away from home :) :)

    1. Sigh! I know.... those Dance sessions in the bathroom.. I miss those the most :P

  2. hahaha !! amazing !
    Loved reading it .. ! :D