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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 +345th119th100th2nd
Arts and Humanities 1766th243rd266th18th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 395th84th66th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 878th183rd152nd12th
Chemistry 200th64th54th1st
Computer Science 1890th573rd385th41st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +632nd203rd189th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 227th51st41st1st
Energy 144th79th68th1st
Engineering +625th216th152nd1st
Environmental Science 253rd110th98th2nd
Mathematics 1985th585th428th54th
Medicine +667th157th124th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 84th24th26th1st
Physics and Astronomy 715th195th142nd2nd
Psychology 2492nd451st360th14th
Social Sciences +1133rd191st164th6th
Veterinary 867th184th180th9th

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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