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ERP enhanced with automation capabilities with Specific Functional Modules

Automated Workflow Management
Integrated Data Analytics
Real-time Reporting and Notifications

100+ Graduate Programmes in Top Institutions Globally

Academic ERP powered with Ai

We successfully adopted a phased approach to developing and deploying the Academic ERP from the ground up.

Automated workflow management

Automated workflow management within Academic ERP enhances efficiency by streamlining administrative processes like admissions, scheduling, and grading.

Scalability and workflow Customization

Scalability and customizable workflows ensure the Academic ERP adapts to evolving institutional needs and enhances operational flexibility.

Student Centric Approach

Taking a student-centric approach ensures that Academic ERP features prioritize enhancing the student experience and academic success.

Functionality Centric

Prioritizing functionality ensures that the Academic ERP focuses on delivering effective and efficient operational capabilities.

Powering Digital Touchpoints

Empowering digital touchpoints within the Academic ERP enhances interaction and engagement across various aspects of university operations.

Inetegrated Analytics Approach

An integrated analytics approach enables comprehensive data analysis within the Academic ERP, supporting informed decision-making and operational optimization.

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Streamline processes & improved operational efficiencies.

The Team EDTEX successfully helped automate the Day Placement Process at XLRI that includes scheduling and real-time student tracking. During the pandemic time, they came up with an innovative Virtual Placements Automation Software that provided interfaces to students as well as companies. Using Skynet Virtual Placement solution, XLRI has conducted the Summer Internship Process (SIP) virtually.

Prof. Rajiv Misra
Placement Chairperson - XLRI

EDTEX - Skynet Product Team have rendered their services and support through Placement Automation Software for the Online Placement Process at IIM Bangalore since March 2020. The software has been successfully implemented and rendered

Prof. Dinesh Kumar
Placement Chairperson - IIM Bangalore

Team EDTEX did a great job in automating the comprehensive placement process of IIM Lucknow. Skynet helped streamline the entire placement process across the entities: recruiters, students, and the placement team and facilitated smooth communication flow. Skynet was proactive in terms of understanding the data requirements and their use cases to present them in easy to consume from.

Prof. Rajesh Aithal
Placement Chairperson - IIM Lucknow

We are happy to recommend the Course Bidding System software, which was developed by our student and alumnus Mr. Anil Kumar Vishwanadhula for IIMA.

Prof. Shailesh Gandhi
Dean Programmes - IIMA

IIMB is extremely satisfied with the efficient support being provided by the EDTEX team during the Course Bidding rounds and while scheduling the term Timetable.

Prof. Abhoy K Ohja 
Dean Programmes - IIMB

EDTEX did an excellent job of integrating and automating all the activities of our admissions process including shortlisting, scheduling of personnel interviews and generating the list of final selected candidates in an extremely user-friendly product.

Prof. Vishal Gupta
PGP Admissions Chair- IIMA

EDTEX team, led by Anil and Arun, worked closely with our team for the last two years in a row to make a successful pivot from physical recruitment processes to one that is completely driven online. The team has ideated and helped in successful execution of virtual placements for one of the largest recruitment drives in India. This year with 900 plus students in the ISB PGP Class of 22, the end-to end conceptualization and execution of digital placements was done in partnership with the Edtex team.

Uday Virmani
Senior Director CAS - ISB Hyderabad

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Why implement University Analytics Solutions?

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In the evolving landscape of higher education, universities are increasingly relying on data-driven insights to enhance decision-making processes, improve student outcomes, and optimize operational efficiency. University analytics solutions encompass a range of tools and techniques designed to analyze vast amounts of data generated within educational institutions. Leading consulting firms have extensively researched and developed strategies to implement these solutions effectively. This blog article delves into the best practices and recommendations from major consulting firms on implementing university analytics solutions.

Understanding University Analytics

University analytics involves the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data related to various aspects of university operations, including student performance, enrollment trends, faculty productivity, financial management, and campus infrastructure. By leveraging advanced analytics, universities can:

  • Enhance Student Success: Identify at-risk students early and provide targeted interventions.
  • Improve Course Offerings and Optimize course enrollments
  • Improve Enrolment Management: Optimize recruitment and retention strategies.
  • Improve Placement Process Outcomes: Optimize Placement Operations and with 100% visibility improve outcomes
  • Streamline Operations: Increase efficiency in Faculty resource allocation with Optimised Timetable Generation and Management

Key Recommendations from Consulting Firms

1. Accenture: Emphasizing Data Governance

Accenture highlights the importance of robust data governance frameworks to ensure data quality, privacy, and security. According to their report, universities must establish clear data governance policies, define data ownership, and implement data stewardship practices to maintain the integrity and accuracy of their analytics initiatives. Accenture also recommends investing in modern data infrastructure that supports scalable and flexible data integration.

2. Deloitte: Fostering a Data-Driven Culture

Deloitte emphasizes the need to cultivate a data-driven culture within the university. This involves training faculty, staff, and administrators on the value of data analytics and encouraging them to incorporate data insights into their decision-making processes. Deloitte's insights suggest that universities should develop comprehensive training programs and provide ongoing support to ensure widespread adoption of analytics tools.

3. PwC: Leveraging Advanced Analytics Technologies

PwC advises universities to adopt advanced analytics technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), to uncover deeper insights from their data. These technologies can enhance predictive analytics capabilities, enabling universities to anticipate student needs, optimize resource allocation, and improve academic outcomes. PwC also recommends partnering with technology vendors to access cutting-edge analytics solutions and expertise.

4. McKinsey & Company: Aligning Analytics with Strategic Goals

McKinsey & Company underscores the importance of aligning analytics initiatives with the university's strategic goals. Universities should define clear objectives for their analytics projects and ensure that these initiatives support broader institutional priorities, such as improving student retention rates or enhancing research capabilities. McKinsey advises universities to develop a strategic roadmap for analytics implementation, outlining key milestones and performance indicators.

Successful Implementation of University Analytics with Focus on Placement Process by EDTEX at XLRI Jamshedpur, IIM Bangalore

EDTEX specializes in providing cutting-edge analytics solutions tailored to the needs of educational institutions. By integrating data from various sources, EDTEX's platforms offer comprehensive insights that help universities streamline their operations and make data-driven decisions.


The primary objectives of implementing university analytics solutions at XLRI Jamshedpur, IIM Bangalore, and IIM Trichy were:

  1. Improving Placement Outcomes: Analyze historical placement data to identify trends and optimize placement strategies.
  2. Tracking and Reporting: Develop robust tracking and reporting mechanisms to monitor placement activities and outcomes.

Implementation Strategy

XLRI Jamshedpur

Objective: Enhance placement preparation and employer engagement.

Implementation: EDTEX implemented an analytics platform that integrated data from academic records, placement history, The Skynet Placement Automation platform provided insights into the skills and competencies most sought after by employers. Additionally, the platform streamlined the process of matching students with potential employers based on their profiles and preferences.

Outcome: XLRI Jamshedpur saw a significant improvement in placement rates and student satisfaction. The data-driven approach allowed for more targeted preparation, leading to better alignment between student skills and employer expectations.

IIM Bangalore

Objective: Optimize placement strategies and improve reporting.

Implementation: EDTEX’s Skynet analytics platform at IIM Bangalore focused on analyzing historical placement data to identify trends and patterns. This analysis helped in developing more effective placement strategies, such as identifying peak hiring periods and the most successful engagement tactics with employers. The platform also provided real-time tracking and reporting features, allowing the placement office to monitor progress and make adjustments as needed.

Outcome: IIM Bangalore experienced increased efficiency in its placement process. The ability to quickly analyze and act on data led to improved placement rates and more strategic employer engagements. The real-time reporting capabilities enhanced transparency and accountability in the placement process.


Implementing university analytics solutions is a transformative journey that can significantly enhance the operational efficiency and academic success of educational institutions. By following the best practices and recommendations from major consulting firms Accenture, Deloitte, PwC, and McKinsey & Company and Academic Operations Automation Players EDTEX with universities can harness the power of data to drive informed decision-making and achieve their strategic goals. As universities continue to evolve in the digital age, the adoption of advanced analytics will play a crucial role in shaping the future of higher education.

Elective Course Bidding

FAQ's on Course Bidding Process using Registro Platform

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About Login into Registro Platform

  1. Which browser should I use to access the Course Bidding Portal?
    • Please use Google Chrome in Incognito mode.
  2. Can I use a mobile or iPad to log in to the Course Bidding portal?
    • It is recommended to use a laptop or a PC during the active bidding rounds. This makes it easier to navigate the portal when updating bids, adding courses, and dropping courses from your bidding consideration set.
  3. My login is not working. What can I do?

Scenario 1: Disable your ad blockers and ensure you are using Google Chrome in incognito mode. If the login issues persist, please contact Registro at

Scenario 2: Check if your email ID is registered in the system. The program office usually creates an account on your behalf. If your student account is not registered, the system will display a message indicating that you are not registered for the bidding term and you cannot log in.

Scenario 3: If your institute-specific credentials with Gmail or Microsoft Outlook are not working, try the following steps 1. Use the "Forgot password" on Registro Home page feature to receive a specific password for your account 2. Log in using your email as the username and the new password provided by Registro.

Bidding Process and Bid Points

  1. What is MRB?
    • MRB stands for Minimum Required Bid or the clearing price that allows you to win a course at a given moment of an active round. The MRB can increase with the demand for a course or stay the same.
  2. Can the MRB value be zero?
    • Yes, the MRB value can be zero if the number of students bidding is fewer than the total seats available.
  3. How can I reduce the bid points I have allotted?
    • You can reduce the bid points to the MRB level. For example, if the MRB is 50 points and you have placed 80 points, you can adjust your allocation to 50 points by entering the value in the bid cell.

Withdrawing Courses

  1. When can I withdraw a course from the Bidding Consideration Set?
    • You can withdraw from a losing course, and the bid points you placed will be reimbursed.
    • You can withdraw a winning course if you have placed zero bid points.
    • You cannot withdraw from a winning course if you have placed bid points greater than zero.
    • If the MRB is indicated as zero, you can reduce your bid points to zero and withdraw from a winning course.
  2. When can I withdraw from a winning course post a bidding round?
    • You can withdraw from a winning course after the bidding round is completed during the confirmation round.

Bid Points Management

  • Will my bid points be reimbursed if I lose a course in the bidding auction?
    • Yes, the points will be reimbursed.
  • Can I win a course with zero bid points?
    • Yes, if the demand for a course is less than the total available seats, you may win a seat with zero bid points. However, some institutes might require you to place a minimum bid of one point, so please check the policy.
  • Will my remaining bid points be carried forward to future semesters?
    • It depends on the policy of the university if it allows bid points to be carried forward.
Timetable Scheduling

What are the challenges faced by university staff due to the lack of IT and automation systems for efficient timetable generation and management?

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University staff often face numerous challenges due to the lack of IT and automation systems for efficient timetable generation and management. Here are some key pain points:

  • Time-Consuming Manual Processes:
    • Manual creation and management of timetables is highly time-consuming.
    • Staff have to handle large volumes of data, including course schedules, room availability, and instructor preferences.
  • High Risk of Human Error:
    • Manual entry increases the likelihood of errors, such as scheduling conflicts, double bookings, and missed classes.
    • Correcting these errors is often tedious and can disrupt the academic schedule.
  • Complex Coordination:
    • Coordinating between different departments, faculty members, and administrative units without automated systems can be chaotic.
    • Miscommunication and delays are common, leading to inefficiencies.
  • Difficulty in Handling Changes:
    • Last-minute changes, such as faculty availability, room changes, or student enrollment shifts, are hard to manage manually.
    • Updating timetables quickly and accurately becomes a major challenge.
  • Limited Data Analysis:
    • Without IT systems, it is difficult to analyze data for optimization, such as identifying underutilized resources or peak usage times.
    • Lack of insights can lead to inefficient use of resources and facilities.
  • Inadequate Communication:
    • Informing students and faculty about timetable changes manually is inefficient and prone to delays.
    • Ensuring everyone is up-to-date requires significant effort.
  • Reduced Flexibility:
    • Manual systems are rigid and make it difficult to accommodate special requests, such as personalized schedules for students with special needs.
    • Flexibility in course offerings and scheduling is often compromised.
  • Resource Allocation Issues:
    • Proper allocation of classrooms, labs, and other facilities is challenging without automated systems.
    • This often results in some resources being overbooked while others remain underutilized.
  • Inconsistent Documentation:
    • Keeping accurate and consistent records of timetables is difficult.
    • Inconsistent documentation can cause problems for future planning and auditing purposes.
  • Increased Workload:
    • Administrative staff experience increased workloads due to the repetitive and manual nature of timetable management tasks.
    • This can lead to staff burnout and decreased job satisfaction.
  • Student Dissatisfaction:
    • Errors and inefficiencies in timetable management directly affect students, causing dissatisfaction and potentially impacting their academic performance.
    • Difficulties in accessing up-to-date schedules can inconvenience students.
  • Lack of Scalability:
    • As universities grow, managing timetables manually becomes increasingly impractical.
    • Scalability issues hinder the institution’s ability to expand and adapt to new requirements.

Addressing these pain points through the implementation of IT and automation systems can significantly enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of timetable generation and management in universities.

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What specific academic processes can be automated through the Academic ERP?

The Academic ERP can automate various processes such as admissions, enrollment management, course planning, scheduling, grading, student records management, financial aid distribution, and alumni relations. Each of these areas can benefit from streamlined workflows, reduced administrative overhead, and improved data accuracy.

What are the key milestones and timelines for ERP implementation, and how will progress be monitored and evaluated?

A clear implementation roadmap with defined milestones and timelines should be established. Regular progress updates, milestone reviews, and performance metrics should be monitored to track implementation success. Key performance indicators (KPIs) such as system uptime, user satisfaction, and process efficiency improvements should be evaluated to measure the ERP's impact on the institution.

What are the expected benefits in terms of efficiency, cost savings, and student/staff satisfaction?

Implementing an Academic ERP with automation capabilities can lead to significant efficiency gains by reducing manual tasks, improving resource allocation, and streamlining processes. Cost savings may result from reduced administrative overhead and improved operational efficiency. Enhanced satisfaction among students and staff can be achieved through faster response times, easier access to information, and improved service delivery.

How will the ERP handle scalability and future expansion needs?

Successful ERP implementation relies on adequate training and support for staff and faculty. A comprehensive training plan should cover system navigation, use of new features, and best practices for data input and management. Post-implementation support should include troubleshooting assistance, user feedback mechanisms, and continuous improvement initiatives.

How will the ERP ensure compliance with academic regulations and accreditation standards?

The Academic ERP should support compliance with academic regulations, accreditation requirements, and institutional policies. This includes features for tracking academic progress, ensuring curriculum adherence, managing course prerequisites, and generating reports for accreditation audits. Regular updates to the ERP should reflect changes in regulations to maintain compliance.

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