Six of 10 residents at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) showered once every two or three days, finding the "task" taxing. A small 10% that took a bath just once a week and just about 30% took a bath everyday.
The hangover of hostel life is likely to linger long after graduation, for 40% of the residents plan to live with friends, 27% wish to go back home and 19% would like to live alone. On the other hand, 66% maintained close relations with their folks back home while 29.8% had a lower-than-average interaction with their parents.
This is one of the findings of the second edition of the senior survey at the institute, conducted by students, which received responses from 332 candidates of the passing-out class, including undergraduates, dual-degree students, MSc and MTech graduates.
Some other findings during the survey are:
- Some 52.4% had experienced the classic dream of every college student "” a road trip to Goa with friends.
- 70% travelled ticketless on a local train
- 55.7%, on being inspired by the James Bond movie 'Casino Royale', have played poker or blackjack.