Five Point Someone: What Not to Do at IIT! is rib-tickling and humorous account of three friends who muddle up their academic and personal lives because of the measly five-point something GPAs in the IITs.
Summary of the Book
Five Point Someone is Chetan Bhagat?s debut novel which revolves around the lives of Ryan, Alok, and Hari. The three lads become close friends while trying hard to survive in an exceedingly competitive environment. The three boys join IIT with a passion to excel and come out successfully as the best graduates. However, their life turns upside down when their grades fall lower than they had ever expected. Meanwhile, Hari falls in love with his professor?s daughter, and Alok and Ryan cannot stop disputing each other. Five Point Someone was successfully able to strike a chord with the millions of youngsters across India. Hari, Alok and Ryan have to deal with unpleasant and cynical teachers, assignments and projects, stress of unending examinations, and a stringent academic schedule. Will they be able to survive the IITs? Or will they succumb to the tedious and age-old education system of India? Five Point Someone has been adapted into hugely successful motion pictures both in Tamil and Hindi.
About Chetan Bhagat
Chetan Bhagat is a famous contemporary Indian writer and novelist. Considered one of India's biggest English novelists, Chetan Bhagat is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. The New York Times called him ?the biggest selling English language novelist in India?s history?. Three of his books have been adapted into Bollywood movies, two of which went on to become massive hit movies: 3 Idiots and Kai Po Che! Some of his other famous books are One Night at the Call Centre, 2 States, Revolution 2020, and The Three Mistakes of My Life.