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Assistant Professor of Mathematics
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Assistant Professor of Mathematics

List of Professions | 8-13 yrs | Reading Pod

Q. Why this profession?

This is something I have always been passionate about.

Q. When did you realize this is what you wanted to do?
Ever since I was in school.

Q. What’s the best part about what you do?
Having the opportunity to directly affect a student’s life and make a difference.

Q. What’s the worst part about what you do?
Paper correction is the worst part!

Q. If I want to do what you do, what do I have to do?
You have to do your graduation and post graduation in the subject you want to teach. To get a permanent job u must then qualify the NET exam in your chosen subject.

Q. A funny incident you recall.
Well, when I first started teaching I was about 24 and I was always mistaken for a student. I was not allowed in staff rooms and libraries. The look on people’s faces when I told them I was a professor not a student was priceless.

Q. What’s your typical day like?
A typical day would be coming to college at 10am, conducting 3-4 lectures a day and heading back home at 5.

Q. If not a …… then what would you have been?
If not a professor then I would have been a pilot.

Q. Hobbies / Passionate about?
I’m passionate about music and singing. And I love watching movies.

Q. What do you think is cool?
I think getting paid for doing something you love and are passionate about is cool.

Q. What’s not cool?
Lying is not cool. Especially to loved ones.

Q. Were you named after anyone?
No I wasn’t. My mom just liked the name.

Q. Do you still have your tonsils?
Yeah I do.

Q. Would you bungee jump or sky dive?
Oh yes! Definitely would be willing to do both.

Q. Blue or Black?
Blue!! My favorite colour.

Q. What do you first notice about people?
Their smile.

Q. If you were a crayon –what colour would you be?
I would probably be blue. Im most attracted to that colour.

Q. Favourite sport?
Badminton. Love the game.

Q. Scary movies or cartoons?
Cartoons for sure. Scary movies give me sleepless nights.

Q. What book are you reading right now?
I don’t read much.. so apart for math books for work.. im not reading.

Q. Music or Movies?
Tough one. Love both. But if I HAD TO choose then id choose music.

Q. Do you have a ‘Ripley’s believe it or not’ talent?
No unfortunately I don’t.

Q. Coffee, tea or Juice?
Tea. I’m a teapot. Love black tea with a dash of lemon.

Q. If you were not a human being, which animal would you be? Why?
Hmm…. I guess I’d like to be a gazelle. Elegant, graceful and fast.

Q. Brains or Brawn?
Ideally I would like to have both. But if forced to choose I would probably choose brains.

Q. Education or experience?
Again if forced to choose… I guess id go with education.

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