It is a very emotional moment when you pack your bags and head towards Delhi (hundreds of km away from your hometown ) the very next morning, which any Delhiite can’t relate to. On one hand, you want to live with your family in that old bricked building and on the other hand you want to enjoy DU life. So You have to choose one,
PG at North Campus for an Outstationer
In some elite colleges of North campus
PG at South Campus for an Outstationer
But, if you are a South campus student searching for PGs, then
ADVANTAGES OF STAYING FAR AWAY FROM YOUR HOME
INDEPENDENT SOUL – decision maker
Its the same feeling as getting free from the handcuffs. After your board exams are over, you are trying to create your path towards independent life, and the wait is over. You are now free to take certain decisions which you never used to while living with your family. Just because you were living with your family till now, you are not familiar with The Real Environment and The hardship out there.
Now you would be facing some real challenges of life and would come to know that life is not always a cakewalk. However, these hardships make
NO DEADLINES – enjoy late evening
There’s deadline concept in college hostels for an outstationer which is quite disturbing but PGs have this additional perk of loose time deadlines which would help you to have fun, hang out till late evening or even go for part-time job or internships.
This is one of the biggest freedom you enjoy because in your hometown your father acts as a watchdog, whether you enter your home at the given time or not, but here you are a free independent soul. And trust me its a great feeling. However, you should always know your limits and the trust and faith that your family have bestowed upon you. Done let them down. Never, Ever.
BUDGET MASTERS – saving is the life
Now you would come to know the real value of money. PG life makes
Apart from these advantages, it is worth mentioning about DISADVANTAGES as well because every coin has two Sides.
HOME – major missing
It could be very difficult for you to cope up with the new environment or say with a roommate, because of differences in cultural, religion or any kind of background. After all, home is home no other thing could take its place.
TIME WASTAGE – Delhi to hometown and vice versa
ADDICTION – no one cares
You may be distracted to some addictions that persist in Delhi because you cannot deny that no one can take care of you as your mom did and unfortunately, your mom can’t be with you here every time. But dear
Remember don’t judge the book by its cover, things are not always as they seem, after all, you are in Delhi so be cautious while you are choosing your PGs and roommates because you have to spend your next three years with them. But at the same time remember the early bird catches the worm (first comes, first served). If you arrive early you will have the best options to choose from. If you come late though, the best PGs would be full. And get ready to listen “jab mere aage hi itna phone chalata h to wha to koi rokne wala bhi nhi h” from your mom because this dialogue is an integral part of an outstationer’s life.
All the best for a new journey of your life in Dil walon ki Dilli.