The University of Mumbai, one of the oldest and premier universities of India, won the ‘Best Use of Assisted Technologies’, at the ScooNews Global Educators Fest (SGEF) held in Udaipur. The organization has been known for using cutting edge technology for its digital assessment systems; the solutions provided by Bengaluru based firm MeritTrac Services Pvt Ltd.
Hosted at the Ananta, Udaipur, the award was obtainable by VP Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab and Administrator – UT Chandigarh and Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar of Udaipur.
An untimely adopter of technology-enabled edification, University of Mumbai has had a thoughtful force on the way consideration services are being delivered. MeritTrac Services Pvt. Ltd., a Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) company, is the overhaul supplier for delivering On Screen Marking (OSM) Technology to assist in the digitized evaluation of answer sheets.
On this occasion, Dr. Suhas Pednekar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Mumbai said, “For over a century and a half, the University of Mumbai has focused on excellence in education and holistic development. The University strongly believes in staying ahead of the curve in terms of adapting to new age pedagogy, including assisted technologies. The award rejuvenates and strengthens our resolve to tread progressively on our vision to accelerate nation building with digitisation.”
Mr. Subrat Mohanty, Group President, MEMG, said, “The University of Mumbai has been transforming lives and enabling human capital through its institutions for over a century. Manipal Group is privileged to partner with University of Mumbai to offer bespoke technology solutions that are transforming the way education is being delivered. Our university suite of products has enabled error-free assessments within a fraction of resources and time.”
“The award is a standing testimony to uphold our responsibility of conducting fair and timely examinations. While the initial implementations had it’s share of challenges, our commitment to continuously improvise the system with upgradations and improvements by MeritTrac has gone a long way to help us achieve these goals”, Dr Vinod Patil said.