Indian Space Research Organization *Government


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Foundation: 1969

Mission: Design and development of launch vehicles and related technologies for providing access to space. Design and development of satellites and related technologies for earth observation, communication, navigation, meteorology and space science. Indian National Satellite (INSAT) programme for meeting telecommunication, television broadcasting and developmental applications. Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS) programme for management of natural resources and monitoring of environment using space based imagery. Space based Applications for Societal development. Research and Development in space science and planetary exploration.

Vision: Harness space technology for national development, while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration.

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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 815th422nd372nd70th
Chemistry 841st571st498th147th
Computer Science 697th375th305th83rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 516th260th245th29th
Energy 609th399th336th83rd
Engineering 662nd401st335th101st
Environmental Science 659th432nd391st103rd
Mathematics 743rd432nd370th113th
Physics and Astronomy 784th451st386th109th
Social Sciences 712th240th214th18th

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.

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