As you step out to get your admission forms, be warned, it’s the hottest summer ever and the heat is determined to break all records. HT City gives first-timers tips on how to be prepared for the heat and how to get admission season right the first time around.
Take a bottle of water to keep yourself hydrated. Try taking some lemonde or fresh juices whenever possible.
Wear comfortable clothes such as cotton kurtas, linen pants, t-shirts, harem pants and skirts etc. that can keep you cool.
Do everything you can to protect yourself from the sun. You can carry an umbrella or a cap or hat. Your bag should have sunscreen lotion, wet tissues, and sunglasses.
Since today is the first day, chances are that there will be a big crowd waiting to buy the forms. Wait for a few days and then go to buy and submit your forms. But remember, the last day is June 11.
Wear comfortable shoes to help you walk long distances.
Keep an extra set of photographs, pens and lots of change money for .
Try taking the Delhi Metro as much as possible, it may be crowded but at least it will be air conditioned.
In case you’re planning to take a bus or an auto don’t wear revealing clothes, as the crowd can get unruly.