Introduction: Student life is a period of preparation for all the problems that face the individual and the community. It is a period when a man fills his mind with the fuel of ideas to set sail on the voyage of life. It is rightly called the seed time of human life.
Duties of a student: There is no rose without thorn, no rights without duties and no pleasures without pains. No wonder then that a student has certain duties to perform. He has to discharge duties to his own self, to his parents, to his family,to his country, to the wide world and what is more to God. The first and foremost duty of a student is to acquire knowledge. But he must not confine himself to the prescribed books only.
He must read newspapers, magazines, novels, dramas and poetry during his leisure. This kind of reading will widen their mental horizon and enable them to be acquainted with many things of the world.A student must take care of his health because sound mind lives in a sound body.Good health is the key to success. In order to enjoy a good health a student must observe the rules of health.
A student can go on excursion and picnic with his fellow students. All this things will bear good effect on him. They will drive his monotony. Excursion will increase his knowledge. His mental outlook will be broad.
School and college arrange debate, discussion, seminars and symposium. A student
can take part in all these things and widen his knowledge. As a result he may be
something great in future.
Conclusion: A student can render many social and benevolent activities. He can teach the unlettered the importance of family planning, malnutrition, sanitation, population explosion etc. During the time of natural calamities he can distribute food, medicine, pure drinking water and cloths to the victim. These activities enable a student to gain practical training in humanitarian work.