‚ÄúWhen exams are on our head, books lay scattered on the bed‚Äù. (Though I doubt you would have taken the pain to open them until the eleventh hour). Procrastinating like ‚ÄúAbhi toh 3 din hain, aaram se karloonga complete‚Äù¬†fits everyone‚Äôs state of mind that is currently undergoing the¬†‚ÄúRang-A-Rang Karriyakram of DU‚Äù.¬†Well, I feel you guys.¬†‚ÄúChahe pehle padha ho ya nahi‚Äù, there are certain things which will always irritate you and divert your attention, irrespective of your level of nerdiness.
1. When invigilators turn out to be friends
This seems to be the first and foremost reason of¬†‚ÄúYaar concentrate nahi kar paya, gossip kar rahin thi dono poora time‚Äù.¬†While the students are trying hard to figure out an answer, this chatter interferes with their ability to ‚ÄòGET‚Äô (the significance of get being most important).
2. When person sitting next to you is writing a thesis
‚ÄúWhat the hell? Are you like okay?‚Äù. ¬†This is what comes to your mind when you notice the table next to you overflowing with sheets, filled in blue/black ink and hearing same voice repeatedly asking for more. And then when you turn your head towards yours, you are dumbfounded since it‚Äôs a struggle for you to finish one also, wondering.¬†‚ÄúItna kya padhaya tha ma‚Äôam ne‚Äù.
3. When the invigilator acts as your body guard
As you find your way through the second question, you sense some kind of a ghostly presence behind you which turns out to be none other than the invigilator. ‚ÄúWhy are you staring at me like that?‚Äù this question rings your head all through the exam. It seems as if she‚Äôs waiting for you tilt left of right in pure innocence and ‚ÄúHand Up, You‚Äôre caught‚Äù will be her reaction.
4. Library as exam hall- boon or bane
Aap books ke peeche and book aapke peeche, too much fun!¬†Surrounded by shelves and shelves of books, you are motivated to write more and more. The ‚ÄúEureka, I found It‚Äù comes in a flash ¬†when your eye catches the holy book that you are in dire need of at that time. It is followed by, ‚ÄúCharlie, all clear‚Äù when your scan around to detect an unknown threat‚Äù. And finally, ‚Äúhaath nahi pahunch raha‚Äù moment which crushes all your desires and all you do is, stare at the shelf for the rest of the time, wishing it could crawl and reach you.
5. And your nose gets carried away with aroma
After all the prattling and distracting elements, when you at last begin to work out things yourself, arrives a well-laid tray with¬†samosas¬†and¬†chai¬†which falsely gives you the idea that its coming in your direction but passes by to reach the invigilators table and then enters a set of glasses filled with water to the brim to be served to you. The saliva dries out and you look intently at them like, ‚ÄúDon‚Äôt you think I need that more than you‚Äù.