Sanchit “TomG” Mehta is a 2014 Batch Materials and Metallurgical Engineer. He was the Social Affairs Secretary of Tapti Hostel from 2011-12. A crucial member of the Institute Squash team, he also led the team at the 49th Inter IIT Sports Meet. An occasional hockey player and a  celebrated photographer, he was also the face of IITM at various International conferences.Here he talks about his placement preparation and work experience.

sanchit11. How was your placement experience?

I had a typically tough and testing placement experience. With 6 shortlists on Day 1 and 2, and after 15 interviews, it was on Day 3 that I got through Flipkart. After a tough Day 1 and a very tense Day 2, the let’s-just-do-my-best attitude worked for me with Flipkart. I did not feel like I had something to lose and was really relaxed compared to the ot