Indian Council of Medical Research *Health


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Foundation: 1911

Mission: Generate, manage and disseminate new knowledge. Increase focus on research on the health problems of the vulnerable, the disadvantaged and marginalized sections of the society. Harness and encourage the use of modern biology tools in addressing health concerns of the country. Encourage innovations and translation related to diagnostics, treatment, methods/ vaccines for prevention. Inculcate a culture of research in academia especially medical colleges and other health research institutions by strengthening infrastructure and human resource.

Vision: Translating Research into Action for Improving the Health of the Population.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Centre for Research in Medical Entomology
  • Desert Medicine Research Centre
  • Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology
  • National AIDS Research Institute India
  • National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health India
  • National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis
  • National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases
  • National Institute of Epidemiology
  • National Institute of Immunohaematology
  • National Institute of Immunology
  • National Institute of Malaria Research India
  • National Institute of Medical Statistics
  • National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad
  • National Institute of Occupational Health India
  • National Institute of Pathology
  • National Institute of Virology
  • National JALMA Institute for Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases
  • National Tuberculosis Institute Bangalore
  • Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Regional Medical Research Centre, Belgaum
  • Regional Medical Research Centre, Bhubaneswar
  • Regional Medical Research Centre, Dibrugarh
  • Regional Medical Research Centre, Jabalpur
  • Regional Medical Research Centre, Port Blair
  • Vector Control Research Centre


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 Health 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 744th357th307th47th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 738th299th220th10th
Chemistry 718th455th383rd83rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 633rd253rd217th32nd
Energy 560th352nd292nd59th
Environmental Science 726th497th454th143rd
Medicine 606th211th153rd6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 596th206th171st16th
Social Sciences 778th305th275th37th
Veterinary 376th85th78th6th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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