• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2010, Volume: 3, Issue: 7, Pages: 837-839

Original Article

Ranking and performance of Indian Universities, based on publication and citation data


This paper describes the management and role of higher education in India, the type and growth of higher education and its priorities as listed in the current 11th Five-Year Plan of Government of India. The study also stresses the need for ranking Indian universities. The article focuses on new methodology of ranking of top 50 productive Indian universities using publications, citations and international collaborative publication data. The factors affecting productivity and quality of research in Indian universities were identified. The study also indicates the various methods employed for ranking universities.
Keywords: India, higher education, universities, ranking, publications, citation impact, management. 


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