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|CAT 2010 Regn. No. |SR6744718 | |Name |SAMIT BARAI |

CHOICE OF CAREER IN MANAGEMENT

Statement of Purpose

“You know yourself” goes the word of Socrates. Right from my childhood, I recognized myself having a great entice towards Mathematics, for its versatile and valuable services to the mankind. Throughout my academic career I have been among the top ranking students in the class for which I was awarded the “Most outstanding Student” for excellent performance. I secured the 3rd rank in my district in the Secondary School Examination (Madhyamik) and ranked in top 0.5% among 0.25 million candidates who had appeared in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Joint Entrance Examination and was also selected for the 2nd round interviews for the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

My Engineering degree has given a strong foundation to my analytical skills since Electronics engineering involves a lot complex and intricate calculations and the application of basic math skills. Over the past three years, I found myself working with the state-of-the-art technology here at IIT Kharagpur, which gave me a broad aspect of the modern technology. At the end of my junior year I got selected for an Internship at the University of Sherbrooke, Canada, where I worked on a project for the IREQ ("Institut de recherche en électricité du Québec", Quebec Electricity Research Institute) under prof. Cetin Aktik. The project involved in designing a magnetic chip which would measure the magnetic loss in between the coils of an electromagnet. I worked there with a wide variety of people with different culture and perspectives.

I have pursued a variety of extra-curricular activities as well. I served as the member of my hostel fine-arts team. Simultaneously I’m also a member of SPECTRA, the fine-arts society of IIT Kharagpur. I have also been a part...
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