Micropro Case Studies
Vishveshraiya National Institute of TechnologyEducation | India
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur is one of the thirty National Institutes of Technology in the country. The Govt. of India conferred on the Institute, the Deemed to be University status (under University Grants Commission Act, 1956 (3 of 1956)) with effect from 26th June 2002. Subsequently, the Central Govt. by Act of Parliament (National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007 (29 of 2007)) declared VNIT Nagpur as an Institute of National Importance along with all other NITs. The Act was brought into force from 15th August 2007.
Earlier, the Institute was known as Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE). It was established in the year 1960 under the scheme sponsored by Govt. of India and Govt. of Maharashtra. The college was started in June 1960 by amalgamating the State Govt. Engineering College functioning at Nagpur since July 1956. In the meeting held in
October 1962, the Governing Board of the College resolved to name it after the eminent
engineer, planner, and statesman of the country Sir M.Visvesvaraya.
Every NIT, engineering college or a University, are complete enterprises in their own capacity. Their complexity of the working, huge infrastructure & manpower, the educational quality all are at stake when it comes to the performance monitoring & overall management.
Customer’s current working Scenario & its challenges
In order to meet these challenges, VNIT, Nagpur, like any other institute striving hard to come to terms and has tried using few in-house software for their daily routine work including admission process, attendance, marks allotment to students, results generation etc.
Till now all the systems were either desktop applications or LAN based which did not serve any purpose for:
Due to these issues, there were frequent instances of delayed attendance updation, Marks uploading in the system, resulting in delayed results declaration much to the dissatisfaction of the students and management.
In the wake of recent changes in the HRD ministry which has decided now to have a completely credit based system for all NITs and Engineering colleges, the VNIT management decided to scrap the ongoing manual + LAN based system and to go for a completely web based system to be customized as per their requirement & upcoming credit based evaluation.
After tendering process, Micropro Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Nagpur was selected to provide a completely web based solution of Academic Information Management System with the latest technology choice of the customer. After a detailed study with the VNIT team headed by Prof. Deshpande Following are the salient features of the Solution provided: