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.


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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 Health 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 +2902nd911th718th76th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2109th568th396th4th
Chemistry 2977th1040th755th84th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 2033rd560th439th64th
Energy 2946th1063rd841st132nd
Engineering +    
Environmental Science 3330th1078th899th117th
Medicine +1387th390th288th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1549th443rd330th12th
Psychology 1626th215th195th6th
Social Sciences 3409th804th683rd92nd
Veterinary 585th130th116th6th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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