“After my MTech in Electrical engineering, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do next. In my mind, the only plausible career option was to teach but I did not know where to start the job hunt. Eventually, my hostel warden, who also happened to be a principal at a college in Assam, offered me a position in his college. I really enjoyed my role as a professor but it also made me aware that in order to continue as a full-time professor, I would need to get a…