Private Varsity Benefits from PeopleSoft Solution

by Sharon Lobo    Jan 06, 2010

Sharda University in Greater Noida is a part of Sharda Group of Institutions (SGI), North India’s largest education group. The university offers courses in disciplines such as Engineering, Management, Commerce, Economics, Mass Communication and Journalism, Medical, Dental, Nursing etc. It is also the only university in India to offer a fully flexible credit based system.

Sharda University’s requirements and challenges

Anticipating future growth and the need to remain secure and compliant with regulations, Sharda University was looking to re-engineer its business processes to create a stable and auditable environment. The university wanted to be as the country’s first e-varsity, which they believed would be possible only through investing in smart IT solutions. The university also wanted to replace its disparate administrative systems with an integrated ERP system to run the university’s business processes smoothly and accurately. Additionally they required a solution that enabled them to provide world-class services and education to their staff and students.

Sharda University selects Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions

Sharda University chose Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions over competing solutions. This solution is being used at over 800 campuses the world over. It provides students, alumni, faculty, and staff with immediate access to real-time information and connects that information to specific action.

At Sharda University, the solution will initially cater to 3000 users and will be implemented by Citagus India Private Ltd., a IT solutions and services company with specialized experience in implementing Oracle PeopleSoft solutions.

The implementation of Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions will cover the university’s complete student lifecycle and also its back office operations, including human resources, payroll, inventory, purchasing and asset management. The new Oracle solution will also replace the university’s existing legacy system and consolidate all its business operations by using a standardized user interface and all applications onto a single window.

Sharda University to benefit from Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions

With the implementation of Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, Sharda University will be able to reduce time taken to recruit employees, reduce IT management effort, reduce paper and other direct costs, improve employee productivity, and also increase visibility into operations and inventory. Additionally Oracle solutions will equip the University with an IT system that will support its people-centered needs and multi-campus requirements.