Rohan Sachdev, a hardworking student of the Pishorilal Chamandas College in Mussoorie, is in a relationship with Mridula Chawla. They are separated when Mridula transfers to St. Teresa’s, a college in Dehradun for the wealthy and privileged. Rohan is unable to afford their fees and is left back. To be together with Mridula, he applies for a scholarship under the sports quota in the college and manages to gain admission. Meanwhile, Mridula has changed her identity and rechristened herself Mia Chawla to fit in with others at her new college. Upon meeting Rohan, she initially stays away from him, but they soon begin a relationship again.
Rohan is introduced to Manav Singh Randhawa, a rich and affluent student two-time winner of the Student of the Year Cup. The two become quick friends, but Rohan remains at loggerheads with Manav’s sister Shreya Randhawa, who detests him. The college announces a dance competition; Rohan and Mia are set up against Manav and Shreya. Mia wishes to win the contest and attain popularity, while Shreya wants to convince her tyrannical father of her ability in dance and enroll in a dance school in London. Manav and Shreya win the contest after Mia falters during a step. When Rohan goes to console Mia, he finds her getting intimate with Manav. Rohan realises that Manav had planted Mia to spoil Rohan’s performance as Manav saw him as a threat to his image in the college.
Rohan punches Manav, and is rusticated from St. Teresa’s. Before leaving the campus, Manav and his gang attack Rohan and beats him vigorously, throwing him out of the campus gate leaving unconscious. he goes back to Pishorilal Chamandas College. Meanwhile, Shreya falls in love with Rohan. Rohan and his teammates at Pishorilal Chamandas train hard to win the 29th Annual Inter-College Dignity Cup, an inter-college competition. For the past few years, Pishorilal always finished last in the contest. With Rohan’s hardwork and motivation and the team’s effort, Pishorilal Chamandas College defeats Saint Teresa, the defending champions of the Cup, and Rohan wins the Student of the Year.