NMIMS MPSTME shines in global data analytics competition


Team Marcos, consisting of 4 M Tech Data Science students Praveen Loharkar, Gaurav OjhaFaizan Siddiqi, and Harsh Jani from NMIMS MPSTME Mumbai, secured the runner-up position for their research in the SAS Curiosity Cup. The prestigious international competition that challenges student teams from around the world to compete in real-world analytics challenges.

Team Marcos presented their innovative project “Country-wise Analysis of Socio-economic Indicators and its Impact on Olympic Games’ Performance,” under the guidance of Prof. Sundaram Iyer and Prof. Sarada Samantaray, Associate Dean, Data Science & Artificial Intelligence. The project aimed to uncover the factors that influence a country’s Olympic success by examining the relationship between its socio-economic indicators and athletic performance. They showcased their expertise in data collection, cleaning, normalisation, and analysis using SAS software. Based on the quality and significance of their paper, Team Marcos was selected among the top 10 teams to advance to Round 2, where they presented a video that effectively communicated their research findings and the value of their data preparation techniques.

The research findings of Team Marcos highlighted the correlation between a country’s HDI and Olympic medal performance. The top-performing countries in socio-economic and Olympic indicators included USANorwayDenmarkAustraliaRussia, and China. Their findings can guide policymakers in developing evidence-based strategies to improve their countries’ sports performance.

Dr. Alka Mahajan, Dean, MPSTME, said, “NMIMS MPSTME’s success in the competition highlights the institution’s commitment to developing its students’ data science skills and promoting innovative research. The Runner-Up title is the hard work and dedication of the students and their mentors, and we look forward to seeing their future accomplishments in the field of data science. The global recognition at such excellent platforms showcasing exceptional skills and knowledge is an honor to the students as well as the university. NMIMS remains committed to guiding students towards achieving more remarkable feats in their academic and professional journeys.”


SVKM’s NMIMS Common Entrance Test-2022 for admissions in Engineering and Pharmacy programs open till June 2022


SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Deemed-to-be University with an academic legacy of 41 years has announced Common Entrance Test (CET) 2022 for undergraduate program in Engineering and Pharmacy – at Mumbai, Indore, Navi Mumbai, & Shirpur campuses.

The curriculum is designed to prepare students for successful careers in the field of engineering, technology and pharmacy and provide them with job opportunities in Top notch companies.

With the digital era firmly in place, the world will soon witness huge demands for engineers in the domains of AI & Machine learning, Data Science and Cyber security along with sound fundamental knowledge of core engineering. The Mukesh Patel School of technology management & Engineering (MPSTME), NMIMS University thus offers programmes not only in these emerging areas but also in core engineering viz; Mechanical, Civil, Electronics & Telecommunication and Mechatronics with a lot of interdisciplinary focus and choice to the learners.

The institute’s flagship programme- the MBA Tech program has given a large number of techno-managers to the industry over the years and is one of its most successful programmes. It is a unique opportunity to study management principles along with core technical knowledge. The program enables students to get a sound knowledge of various work fields like the digital sectors, finance, marketing, Pharmacy, Research, and in various other industries too, bringing them at par with the MBA graduates and equally accepted by the industry.

Since its establishment, the university has a track record of 100% placement assistance. Top brands like E&Y, Ingram Micro, Zycus, HDFC Bank, Jio, Cipla, Glenmark, Sun Pharma, Cognizant, Novartis are a few names where the students have been placed

Dean, Dr. Alka Mahajan, SVKM’s Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management & Engineering said, “What an engineering aspirant needs to look for in a university/institute is a robust forward looking curriculum and structure, choice & flexibility of learning, experienced and well qualified faculty, and an opportunity to pursue other interests. A diverse peer group and opportunities for further education abroad matter too. At the MPSTME, NMIMS University we offer all of these and much more.”

Dean, Dr. Bala Prabhakar, SVKM’s Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School of Pharmacy & Technology Management (SPPSPTM) said, “The revolutionary technological advancements in all the disciplines has brought about a great metamorphosis in the world. The current and future generations will have to learn differently and excel multidisciplinary skill sets to have a successful career and to contribute meaningfully to the Society. NMIMS, a Deemed-to-be university with visionary and progressive approach to the future world, offers dynamic, contemporary and futuristic programmes, one of the most popular being, MBA Pharma.Tech, where the student acquires multidisciplinary skills in the areas of Pharmacy, healthcare and management. The graduates are well received by the industry and are contributing in a major way to the health care sector, with the emerging trend being becoming entrepreneurs in healthcare and related sectors. They are well established globally in countries like USA, UK, Australia, and Germany to name a few.”