Five Point Someone – What not to do at IIT!

The author Chetan Bhagat himself is an IIT and /IIM graduate. He worked in Hong Kong and then relocated to India and working in an investment bank apart from writing books and screen plays. He is author of three novels Five Point Someone (2004), One Night @ the call center (2005) and recently The 3 Mistakes of my Life (2008). The New York Times quoted him as the “biggest selling English author in India’s history”.

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Five Point Someone – What not to do at IIT! is a 2004 novel written by Chetan...

Funny and irreverent, 'Five Point Someone' is MIT on masala.

Chetan Bhagat is the author of blockbuster novels – Five Point Someone (2004), One Night @ the Call Center (2005), The 3 Mistakes Of My Life (2008) , 2 States (2009)and Revolution 2020 (2011). All five books have remained bestsellers since their release. He now brings you his latest novel, Half girlfriend, a

The play is based on Chetan Bhagat's novel Five Point Someone.

I would like to know what the difference between "to point at someone" and "to point to someone".Also,there is an expression "to point out someone".Are they interchangeable or totally different?

Five Point Someone is a story about three friends in IIT who are unable to cope.
Five Point Someone: What Not To Do At IIT' is a humorous and dark look at the education system in India. The plot revolves around three youngsters who become friends as they struggle to cope with the mind-numbing monotony of studying at one of India's premier engineering colleges. As they toil and plot to cope with the tough competition, will they get left out in the race to success?

In the novel, Chetan Bhagat strikes a chord in the hearts of millions of parents and stu... Chetan Bhagat's 'Five Point Someone' is a story about three friends and four years in IIT. Three hostel mates — Alok, Hari and Ryan get off to a bad start in IIT— they screw up the frst class quiz. While they try to make amends, things only get worse. It takes them a while to realise: If you try and screw with the IIT system, it comes back to double screw you. Before they know it, they are at the lowest echelons of IIT society. They have a five-point-something GPA out of ten, ranking near the end of their class. This GPA is a stain that will remain with them, and come in the way of anything else that matters — their friendship, their future, their love life. While the world expects IITians to conquer the world, these guys are struggling to survive. Five Point Someone: What Not To Do At IIT' is a humorous and dark look at the education system in India. The plot revolves around three youngsters who become friends as they struggle to cope with the mind-numbing monotony of studying at one of India's premier engineering colleges. As they toil and plot to cope with the tough competition, will they get left out in the race to success?

In the novel, Chetan Bhagat strikes a chord in the hearts of millions of parents and students across the country with his description of the often senselessly tough and inevitably unimaginative academic life in the country.

The three protagonists in the novel – Hari, Ryan and Alok – enter the portals of the prestigious IIT. But their joy at beating the hordes of aspirants and ending up as the chosen few fades quickly as they realize that coping with the IITs is no easy task. The three of them struggle to cope not just with the difficult academic schedule, but also with difficult teachers like Professor Cherian, the head of their department.

Hari, the narrator of the story, falls in love with Prof Cherian's daughter, Neha, thus allowing Bhagat to introduce a romantic track into the storyline. Will the three friends survive their years in the ruthless world of IIT? Will they triumph against the system or will they succumb to failure? The book takes you on a hilarious but realistic journey as it unravels the travails of the three friends. Five Ibint Someone could achicse status.' Ou t/ook Five Point Someone What not to do at 11T A Novel CHETAN BHAGAT 'With the pace of an autobiographical acv-ount, the ....
Chetan Bhagat is happy that his book Five Point Someone has been adapted on screen.

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You would have never come across a Chetan Bhagat advertisement on television or on the road on your way to office. You would not have found him gracing many literary functions. Yet, he sells. More than the so-called best-sellers, which start off with a few thousand copies in the first couple of weeks and then settle down to 10,000 copies over a year or so! Such is the confidence in the man who gave us “Five Point Someone” that sold around a lakh in no time of its launch that his latest book “Two States: The Story of My Marriage” is all set to meet an astronomical target of 10 lakh copies in ten weeks.

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Bhagat said 70 per cent of the film was based on his novel Five Point Someone, contradicting actor Aamir Khan's claim that he was trying to take away the credit from the film's scriptwriter, Abhijit Joshi.

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About the author
Just read the name ‘Chetan Bhagat’ and a bell rings in your mind which reminds you of the book called ‘Five Point Someone’. And this is the book that established a regular IIT and IIM taught guy as a prolific writer. This, very first book of his, is based on his life at IIT, one of the most premier technical institutes of the country. Two more books followed and replicated the success but this particular one is easily the best read.