• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2012, Volume: 5, Issue: 6, Pages: 1-13

Original Article

Measurement of Indian science and technology using publications output data during 1996-2010


The study analyses India’s performance in science and technology (S&T), using publications data and different quantitative and qualitative measures. Its focuses on India’s global publication share, rank and growth rate, citation quality, international collaborative publications share, its publication share and distribution in various broad and narrow subjects using 15 years data from the Scopus international multidisciplinary database. The study suggests the need to increase the pace of Indian scientific research and also improve its quality compared with other developed and developing countries. It also suggest the need for India to build up its scientific capacity, competence and knowledge base to help bridging the scientific and technological gap with leading countries
Keywords: Scientometrics, Indian Science and Technology, Publications, Research.


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