Saturday, October 06, 2007

Sample CV -- Must Read!

PS: I dint write it but really liked this creative piece of work. By putting it on my blog, I do not intend to claim any ownerships, hurt any feelings. Please to inform if anyone considers it to be breaching IPR in any sense.


C. V. Manoranjan J. (007/99)


  • Wrote mid term, end term and two class tests, qualified for the 75% attendance requirement to take the end term in H.R.M class
  • 90% attendance record in Finacc tutes (for two tutors)
  • Consistent academic performance in 3rd, 5th and 7th std (half-yearly)
  • Second highest grade in the ProdMan re-exam
  • Bid for a course under one of the leading profs in Asia
  • Appeared for IIT-JEE, CET etc
  • Top ranked in the lower third of my branch in Engineering
  • IEPH mid-term section topper
Other achievements

  • Recruited by Goldman Sachs during the Placement Con
  • Received conduct cert of “fair” after high school
  • Won paper dance (solo) contest in Intaglio’2001, 1st prize in Govinda party


  • Head, Gaali team Creative Verbalization and Support squad, XL-IIMCmeet 2001
  • Scored the solitary goal basket, in the WH vs NH basketball match duringWW
  • Co-passenger with Steve Waugh on Jet 2W409, 20th May 1996


  • Supporting artist in NH skit for WW parade. Selected from among 100 students to play a prominent mythological character.
  • Part of the laugh track for Hum Paanch
  • Have been part of shows like Movers & Shakers
  • Featured twice in a row on MTV Bakra


  • Lead tambourine player, Baro-C & JBS
  • Member, organizing team, badla party
  • Second prize, solo singing, Informalz
  • Lead singer, anthem, Baro-C nite


  • Largest number of entries in paper contests
  • Authored numerous articles on BlueBoard, Courseweb and IPMSG
  • Provided key creative inputs for the oath for Stats tutor Sec C
  • Have had my letters published in agony aunt columns on Cosmo, Femina and Grihashobha

Leadership initiatives

  • Coordinator, east wing dunking squad, mahamishti
  • Contested elections for Wing-rep
  • Chief fetcher for Lehman Brothers and Murugappa Group, Final Placements2002
  • Chief client, LANsquad
  • Associate under secretary, FOSLA, W400s IIMC chapter


  • Reading habits: Telegraph etc, India today last page
  • Musical tastes: classic rock n’ roll such as Jimmy Hendricks, Bob Dillon etc.
  • Skiing, whitewater rafting, mountaineering and skinny dipping

Consultancy experience

  • Provided ad hoc management consultancy to a leading retailer on the Joka campus
  • All other projects under contracts of non-disclosure


Anonymous said...


AbhiTaneja said...

I would even consider that as a compliment :)

Abbulugadu said...

on the contrary ...I would say ..
toooo muchhhh :D

Ratul said...

Funny running into this. I'd written this - was back in 2003 / 38/08!
Thanks for saving this. A batchmate recently asked for this and I googled it.

Anonymous said...

Ratul..finally we have located this..

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