On the morning of Thursday, the 11th of August, Lt. Cmdr. Imtiaz Begum provided a glimpse of life in the Indian Navy. The audience, comprising the students of grades 9 to 12, sat enthralled as they listened to the Lt. Cmdr. describing the naval environment. The importance of navy in India’s security and political affairs, the rigours and the skills that the training courses have were some of the facets dealt with by the guest speaker. The eligibility criteria and the different exams that a candidate has to take, life as a naval officer and the expectations were also discussed in detail. The enthusiasm of the students was evident with the multitude of the questions put forth. It was an invigorating session.