We Optimimze University Operations with Automation

Universities require a well-defined-tested pathway to Digitally Transform, enabling demand-skill-driven Programme delivery facilitating overall systems growth.

Resource Optimization
Scaling University Offerings
Digital Touch Points &
Academic Planning

100+ Graduate Programmes in Top Institutions Globally

How can Universities achieve operational efficiencies, scale offerings, improve student experience?

How can Technology, Automation & AI help?

Deploy Digital Touch Points

Utilize technology to offer streamlined program enrollments, course scheduling, academic planning, and data management. This approach aims to cultivate a more interconnected campus environment, enhancing the overall student experience.

Breaking Siloes with Analytics

Integrate data from various departments to gain insights and improve decision-making. By leveraging analytics optimize resource allocation, enhance student success initiatives, and foster collaboration across disciplines.

Transparency in Process Execution

When openly communicating procedures, criteria, and outcomes, universities cultivate trust and accountability. Fostering supportive environment for students, faculty, and staff, promoting efficiency in academic and administrative operations.

Accessible Globally on EDTEX Cloud

Users can securely access their data and resources from anywhere enhancing collaboration, flexibility, and efficiency in administrative operations processes across borders and time zones

Get connected with Integrations and APIs

Connect seamlessly with APIs to streamline processes and enhance functionality. Integrations allow users access a wider range of features and services, improving efficiency and connectivity across platforms

Automation Leveraged with AI with Best Practice Consulting

Harness AI-driven automation and leveraging expert consulting, Universities can achieve efficiency gains, enhance decision-making, and implement industry-leading strategies.

Driven to Excellence

Modus Operandi - Data driven, Insights driven, Demand driven, Vision driven

From Our Customers

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 Registro@edtex.in.

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.

To Know more about Digitizing the Automation of the Course Demand Estimation and Timetable Generation Automation Process at your Institution write to us at Registro@edtex.in

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Top 5 Questions We get

How, What, Do you..

"We were running our Critical Operations Manually using existing Legacy IT Systems, they cannot handle some aspects of our data management so the data related work is carried on multiple Excel files. We do have some basic automation handling a few workflows using Excel macros and most of the Operations data is collected using Google forms." How can help us completely digitally transform our processes?

1. To begin with we will understand the entire Operations Process Workflows you are executing using legacy technology tools.
2. Next we would further evaluate your unmet outcome needs, efficiency challenges, process execution pain-points and estimate the manual effort thats its costing you to plan and execute the concerned Operations.
3. Using these insights we would consult you with solutions help you visualize on the ideal workflows of your operations, visualize the expected 10X better outcomes, that would allow you to initiate and digitally transform all the critical steps and automate certain workflows in your overall operations.
4. The Technology solutions we implement are tailored to your unique process requirement and the systems are deployed for a pilot stage usage.
5. With your final feedback incorporated, the systems are deployed LIVE with well established user support systems handholding your onboarding phase
6. The exercise does not end here, we would be iteratively upgrading the Automation systems annually with latest innovations from our R&D!

How can Automation help us efficiently utilize resources?

Administrative Processes: Universities deal with a myriad of administrative tasks, such as admissions, course registrations, and student record management. Automation can streamline these processes by automating form submissions, document verification, and data entry, freeing up staff time for more valuable interactions with students and faculty.

Course Scheduling: Automating course scheduling can optimize classroom utilization and faculty workload. By considering factors like class size, room capacity, faculty availability, and student preferences, automated scheduling systems can create balanced and efficient timetables, minimizing conflicts and maximizing resource utilization.

Library Management: Automation can improve the efficiency of library operations by automating cataloging, check-in/check-out processes, and inventory management. This ensures that library resources are easily accessible to students and faculty while reducing manual labor and potential errors.

Research Administration: Universities undertake various research activities, including grant applications, project management, and compliance reporting. Automation tools can streamline these processes by providing templates, reminders, and workflows for grant submissions, progress tracking, and regulatory compliance, allowing researchers to focus more on their work and less on administrative tasks.

Financial Management: Automating financial processes such as budgeting, procurement, and expense management can improve transparency, accuracy, and compliance. By integrating financial systems with automation tools, universities can streamline approvals, track expenditures, and generate reports more efficiently, enabling better financial planning and resource allocation.

Is there away to transfer data from our legacy systems?

We take care of data transfers from your existing legacy systems using various approaches of data transfer that are technically feasible and easy to implement.

Do you handhold us in implementation?

We work closely with our customers consulting on the suitable automation solutions to smoothen their operations problems, suggesting the best practices in implementation and providing dedicated support systems deployed to address all stakeholder concerns at the user end. We aim to make the process of onboarding and LIVE production of Automation solutions for a 100% success.

How soon can we recognize the benefits with your system?

The majority of short-term benefits from automation and digital transformation are realised immediately upon successful implementation to the specified objectives we are measuring. However, over multiple cycles, these benefits are compounded, empowering a strategic value advantage for programme offices and universities across functions.

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