The Success Story of Divya Mehta, SYBMS Topper, Nagindas Khandwala College









NAME : Divya Mehta

Rank : 3rd Rank (SYBMS -III sem)

College : Nagindas Khandwala College

Total marks : 414/600

Sscored a whooping GPA of 6.33!

Hobbies & Extra-curricular  : Team Member of AIESEC, working for Entrepreneurship development cell of college.



Q.1 Tell us about yourself, your background, why did you join BMS and what do you plan to do after BMS?

I basically want to learn and explore my life. I am from commerce background and I joined BMS to overcome my shyness and learn how to communicate effectively.


Q.2 How does it feel to be a Topper of the college in Semester exams?

I feel Awesome and proud to be a topper.


Q.3 Whom will you credit your success to?

I will credit my success to one of my friend who helped me a lot in studying and especially all my professors at college.

Q.4 Did you start preparing from the first day of your FY / SYBMS?

Not from day one but yes I used to attend my lectures regularly so that at the end of the semester I don’t have any sort of doubts or burden.


Q.5 How did you study for Sem III? (Share some tips / advice for each subject)

  • I use to make mnemonics wherever I can make which helped me to study very easily and helped me to remember all the points.
  • I used to write and learn the answers which gave me confidence when I use to write the answers during the exam.


Q.6 Which are the easy subjects in Sem III?

Nothing easy kind of. Understanding the concept of each chapter makes the subject easy.


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

I write all my answers in bullet points and underline the keywords. Presentation of your answers are of utmost importance.


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

Read it twice. Understand and then underline important sentences. Read the Questions and try to answer it in own words based on the case study.


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

Drawing the diagram is must wherever you can draw. It gives a nice impression.


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

Time table helps to sort out things and give time to each subject equally.


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

While studying mood swings and distortion tends to come often. I overcome it by going down for a walk or taking short breaks or talking to someone.

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

  • Pattern of distribution of marks for the whole semester. Making it very practical.
  • Compulsory project on a big scale which have an impact on students and the society.

Q.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?

Fearing won’t lead to any kind of Success instead try and learn what you don’t know!


Q.14 Through this struggle and success, what have you learned? What is the wisdom of life and competition? What is your message to the upcoming BMS students?

Explore yourself as much as you can in these 3 years of BMS. Make friends. Learn. Experience. Competition is everywhere-face it!

Q.15 Your feedback for is doing an awesome work by helping students. Keep it up 🙂 

Expand your outreach. Create awareness.


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  1. I am from Patuck Galla College. I have studied from an English Medium but then also I feel fear in my mind whenever I talk to any of my class teacher and when presenting on stage.Its my only problem your interview answers may help me a lot.Thank you.

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