Five Point Someone: What Not to Do at IIT, a Novel

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Rupa & Company, 2004 - Fiction - 270 pages
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"Five reasons why Hari, Ryan and Alok's lives are in a complete mess: 1. They've messed up their grades big time. 2. Alok and Ryan can't stop bickering with each other. 3. Hari is smitten with Neha who happens to be Prof Cherian's daughter. 4. As IITians, they're expected to conquer the world, something they know isn't likely to happen. 5. They're with each other. Welcome to Five Point Someone. This is not a book to teach you how to get into IIT or even survive it. In fact, it describes how bad things can get if you don't think straight. Funny, dark and non-stop, Five Point Someone is the story of three friends whose measly five-point something GPAs come in the way of everything - their friendship, their love life, their future. WIll they make it?"--Cover.

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a page turner about the trials and tribulations of three best friends at India's prestigious engineering school. I actually laughed out loud at the incredibly funny moments. Read full review

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Its only book by Mr Bhagat which is readable and decent sort of story. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Chettan Bhagat graduated from IIT Delhi in 1995. Post IIT he did an MBA from IIM-A, from where he graduated in 1997. He currently lives in Hong Kong and works in a prominent US investment bank. Apart from writing, the author has a keen interest in yoga.

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