Interview with Anusuya Ghosh, TYBBI Sem 5 Topper 2014-15, K.J. Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce


Name – Anusuya Ghosh

College Name – K.J. Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce

Course Name –

Rank in TY Sem V : 1st rank

GPA / Percentage: 81.43%

1) Tell us about yourself?

My name is Anusuya Ghosh and I’m from K. J. Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce. I have joined the cource because I find it really interesting. Banks and their status have always made me curious to learn more about it. Also banks forms an integral part of the economy which provides better opportunities in future inspired me to get into BBI.

2) How does it feel to be a Topper of the college in TY Sem V exams?

It feels amazing to hold such position.  Also it reminds me to enchance the quality and put more efforts to maintain these results.

3) Whom will you credit your success to?

Firstly my family and then my teachers and friends who have whole heartedly supported me in reaching the ladder of success.

4) Did you start preparing from the first day of your TY Sem V?

No, I didn’t start the first day. I usually started to prepare 15-20 days before the exam. But attending the lectures in the college has imbibed upon me the  knowledge over past 3 years on banking and insurance which has helped me in the examination.

5) How did you study for Sem V?

I used to solve previous years question papers for practical subjects. In case of theory subjects I mainly concentrated on concepts and made short forms resembling all the sub points which made the answers more easier to study.

6) Which are the easy subjects in Sem V?

To be very honest it’s your perception whether the subject is easy or hard. I felt marketing subject more easy as compare to other subjects.

7) Any special way of writing the answers? Do you write answers in bullet points or in paragraphs?

Basically I start my answers with a short introduction followed by definition.  I do write the answers in bullet points clearing the concept and end the answers with example and conclusion.

8) How do you crack case studies in theory and practical subjects?

Solving case studies requires clear knowledge about the particular subject. Firstly one must read the questions properly couple of times and then relate the subject accordingly. Clearing of concept and ideology of case is necessary.

9) Did you draw any diagram in any paper? Is it mandatory? Does it help to get more marks?

It’s not compulsory to draw diagrams but I used to draw as it gives a short glance and makes the answer more presentable.

10) Any specific study pattern adopted i.e. timetable / how many hours per subject per day etc.?

I use to set goals for a day and try to achieve it.

11) How do you fight against mood swings and distractions during exam preparation?

A nap or listening songs helps me a lot whenever I feel distracted.

12) If you are made the Vice Chancellor of Mumbai University, what changes would you like to initiate in Indian education system?

I would like to bring some practical aspects into the present courses so that the students develops themselves and get some basic knowledge regarding the functioning of today’s business world. Students should study from knowledge point of view rather than marks point of view.

13) Many students prepare sincerely but constantly live under fear that they are not from big college / not from English medium and eventually lose confidence. What message would you like to these students?

Everyone is blessed with some or the other unique quality and talent. You must realise it as your strength and always have confidence on yourself.

  14) Through this struggle and success, what have you learned? What is the wisdom of life and competition?

Competition helps  to improve oneself. You should always strive to view this struggle and competition as an opportunity.

15) Your feedback for

Reading all the toppers interview really helped me out. Thanks for passing on the knowledge.






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