Council of Scientific and Industrial Research *Government


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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 area

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 207th37th31st2nd
Arts and Humanities 548th131st132nd11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 268th47th34th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 369th77th65th8th
Chemistry 76th24th20th1st
Computer Science 618th296th228th32nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 334th112th105th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 62nd9th10th1st
Energy 94th47th42nd1st
Engineering 326th123rd81st2nd
Environmental Science 163rd67th63rd3rd
Mathematics 657th347th286th56th
Medicine 368th72nd47th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 27th8th9th1st
Physics and Astronomy 362nd112th75th2nd
Social Sciences 571st131st112th2nd
Veterinary 561st129th136th8th

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.

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