The world is fast becoming a global village due to the effect of globalization and rapid growth in technology. This has enabled information sharing among various people of the world, thereby solving basic societal problems and bringing about rapid development.
This research work Web Based Student Management Information System documents student’s information and manages student’s data online using appropriate database application.
The system was studied and relevant officials were interview to acquire the required data. This designed system allows easily information retrieval of accurate information for effective and efficient allocations. The system is developed using the Html5, CSS and Php programming language, and MySql for database management, under a Windows platform. The research work includes a critical self-reflective commentary on student’s information system.
1.0 INTRODUCTION/BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
Education is an important and traditional part of the society. As time has progressed, education has also progressed into the modern times. So in accordance with the progress of education, changing the way of maintaining college information is required.
Most of the college work is done manually such as class attendance, notes, college dues, etc. These processes take time. If all the work is included on an online system, then it can reduce time and work. The Student Information System (SIS) is an Intranet based application that can be accessed throughout the institution or a specified college. The system is helpful for both students, lecturers and college authorities. The main principle behind the need of a Student Information System is easy supervision of the college. The system helps to explore all the activities happening inside the college. It can handle the details of students, lecturers, class details, course details and fee details.
This system (SIS) is being developed for an engineering college to maintain and
facilitate easy access to information. For this the users need to be registered with the system after which they can access or modify data as per the permissions given to them.
1.2 Statement of Problem
What is a portal? A portal is a gate, a door, or entrance. In the context of the World Wide Web, it is the next logical step in the evolution toward a digital culture. Portals have become one of the most visible information technology (IT) issues in higher education, as well as the commercial sector. The latest Gartner International hype cycle curve places portals at its apex. That firm estimates that at least 70 percent of Nigerian higher education institutions will have partially or fully implemented portals by Fall 2000. By 2018, Gartner predicts that 80 percent of universities with a thousand or more students will have enterprise portals..
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