Managing Higher Education System with ERP Software During Pandemic

Covid 19 has very badly affected the education sector. The closure of educational institutions indefinitely has negatively impacted a lot both to institutions and students. Higher education and their students suffer the most. This has given rise to online management system in education sector. And thanks to ERP software, now teaching remotely and managing educational institutions is getting easier than before.

Enterprise Resource Planning is a boon to education system to many countries, specifically to India. Of course, there are few places in India where internet connectivity is still a challenge. But thanks to the globalization of the internet & technology advancement, education sector will overcome these challenges soon.

Advantages of implementing ERP

With the implementation of ERP system, educational institutions have a centralized dashboard view of their day-to-day tasks. This increases their productivity and efficiency with real time data.

ERP software:

  • Simplifies admission process
  • Automates fee collection
  • Manages centralized data
  • Smoothen management process
  • Manages Course & curriculum effectively
  • Manages Library & hostel smoothly
  • Improves HRM
  • Becomes cost-effective


ERP software connect teachers, students effectively, thereby enhance the communication between parents and institution. It helps to maintain continuity of educational processes thereby helping students, staffs and of course institutions. This software completely digitizes administrative process which leads to less paperwork.

The upcoming years won’t be the same for educational institutions as it was used to be. Therefore, it is very important for educational institutions to upgrade and prepare themselves for future. In coming years, ERP system will definitely become a necessary tool for them.

Shreekant Srivastava

After spending almost two decades in setting up and scaling businesses from various segments, I acquired a diverse set of skills varying from business management, banking and finance, transcription services, and education and customer acquisition. I felt the strong need for a user-centric ERP, complete with relevant business functions and that's why we introduced our very own ShikshaERP.

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