CREST Achiever - Indrajeet Paul

What's one or two achievements that you are proud of?
Scored State Rank 1 in CSO and State Rank 4 in CMO
What is your biggest fear and how do you overcome it?
Will not be able to perform well is the only fear but repeated practice and not losing hope is the key of success.
Who is your ideal and why?
My father is my ideal. He never loses hope under any circumstance. Whatever the problem is, he always tries and tries. I always see a smile on his face everytime. He is a computer programmer and works very hard for my happiness. He never sleeps when we are not keeping well. We have a big family and my father is the one who protects us all with his strong hand and belief. I want to become a scientist and my father is happy with it. He has never pressurised me for anything. He always tells that one should always do their best and should never mind if they fail. One has to keep trying and trying.
Which public figure (sportsperson, actor, etc.) inspires you the most?
Akshay kumar, after seeing Mission Mangal.
Who or what keeps you motivated?
My father and mother both keep me motivated. They never feels tired. After their tiring day they listen to all my ideas with full of attention. They help me in my studies. Also, help me to solve all problems in my life.
Have you thought of your career line? What do you want to become and why?
Yes. I want to become a Scientist. I want to invent new species and want to cure people from different diseases.
If there is one gift you would like to have, what would that be?
Not one gift, I want two and they are to keep my mom and dad healthy because without them I am nothing.
Your favourite memory that you would like to share?
When I played tabla on stage for the first time at the age of 20 months. My mom was crying and smiling too. My guruji gave his shawl as a gift to me. It was a precious moment for me. Although I was too young to remember this event but I see in the video and can't stop my smile.
What's one thing about you that your friends don't know?
I am a good chef and also good tabla player. I can make pizzas but thank god they don't know otherwise I would have to cook and cook!!!
What is your secret of making friends?
I love to talk and make stories. Also, help others in their work, so they become my friends easily. I also guide them in their studies.
What are your hobbies? How do you keep a balance between your hobbies and studies?
My hobbies are tabla playing, solving puzzles, watching cartoons, making different things with wasted materials, learning other languages, yoga and listening other languages though I don't understand much. I follow a routine made by my mom. She actually helps me to balance all things. Sometimes, I do only playing with toys whole day.
Which is your favourite sport? When did you start practicing and why?
Boxing is my favourite sport. I like to watch matches of boxing and also in cartoons. My dad gave me the kit and I started practicing at my home only.
What do you love to do the most in your free time?
Watching cartoons, doing yoga and playing with cousin.
What are your study tips for getting better grades in school examinations?
There is no need to study whole day but keep in mind whenever you study and whatever the time duration is, just do it with attention. If you study for 10 minutes then do it with full of attention and always practice regularly. There is no shortcut. My mom says that we need playing time too. It improves memory and boosts our attention.
How do you prepare for Olympiads?
By solving sample papers and regularly practicing after my school study.
How has appearing for Olympiad exams helped your studies?
It helps my studies too. I am one step ahead from others now. Also, scored good percentage in school exams.
Do you have any advice or tips for students who are interested in appearing for Olympiads?
Yes, solve previous questions with time management. Practice regularly. Make a routine. Choose CREST Olympiads as this is different from others. It is advanced. Marking system is good. Whole procedure is transparent and the entire team is very helpful. Thank you.
Name : Indrajeet Paul
School : Scottish Church Collegiate School (SCCS)
Class : 1

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