Interview with Darpan Mukesh Kungwani, FYBBI Topper 2014, Jai Hind College

Name –Darpan Mukesh Kungwani

College Name – Jai Hind college

Course Name –BBI

Which year – FY

Rank in FY / SY :3rd

GPA / Percentage:78%


  • Tell us about yourself, your background, why did you join BBI and what do you plan to do after BBI?

I am commerce student with aspiration of entering the world of financial services…so BBI was the course which got my attention…I plan to do an MBA from one of the IIM’s.

  • How does it feel to be a Topper of the college in Semester exams?

It feels good to have achieved such a big milestone…but I would like to improve my performance even more.


  • Whom will you credit your success to?

I would like to credit my success to my parents and teachers for they helped me achieve and remain focused.


  • Did you start preparing from the first day of your FY / SY?

No, not really but I did keep updated with the topics.


  • How did you study for Sem I?

I didn’t have a set pattern…but I made sure that all my concepts remained clear.


  • Which are the easy subjects in Sem I ?

All the subjects are equal…no personal preference.

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

Yes, My answer did contain points as it made the answers more clear…


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

Yes, Diagrams can be of help….but the main thing is the content and the quality of what you are writing.


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

No, rules as such.


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

I relax and make sure I don’t stress out…It’s just exams…so I take it easy.


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

I would like the education system to be more real world application based…theory and practical life are two different things so it’s important to have more real world knowledge..


  • 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?

As they say “you are what u think”..There should be no fear….the students must try to learn the language by speaking it more often…but there shouldn’t be a lack of happy with the way you are….


  • Through this struggle and success, what have you learned? What is the wisdom of life and competition? What is your message to the upcoming BBI students?

Enjoy college…but make sure when it’s time to study you only study…










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