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Foundation: 1942

Mission: CSIR’s renewed mission is inspired by the remarks made by President of CSIR Society to CSIR to build”..the new CSIR that will fulfill the aspirations of modern India…” So CSIR’s mission is simply – to build a new CSIR for a new India.

Vision: “Pursue science which strives for global impact, technology that enables innovation – driven industry and nurture trans-disciplinary leadership thereby catalyzing inclusive economic development for the people of India”

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Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionBRIICSIndia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +349th90th80th3rd
Arts and Humanities 1425th174th186th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 349th70th53rd1st
Business, Management and Accounting 748th159th138th14th
Chemistry 219th55th49th1st
Computer Science 1655th484th300th36th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +689th206th187th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 334th84th68th3rd
Energy 193rd90th74th3rd
Engineering +585th187th132nd3rd
Environmental Science 236th125th115th2nd
Mathematics 1639th485th350th42nd
Medicine +578th124th92nd2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 112th34th33rd1st
Physics and Astronomy 671st178th132nd2nd
Psychology 2077th331st258th15th
Social Sciences +1198th216th169th10th
Veterinary 829th188th170th10th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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