Bharathiar UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1982

Mission: The University’s mission is To be innovative, inclusive and international University ; committed to excellence in teaching, research and knowledge transfer and to serve the social, cultural and economic needs of the nation". To innovate and offer educational programmes in various disciplines with synergistic interaction with the industry and society. To impart knowledge and skills to students equipping them to be ready to face the emerging challenges to the knowledge area. To provide equal opportunity to women students and prepare them to be equal partners in meeting the scientific and technological demands of the nation. To contribute to the advancement to knowledge through applied research leading to newer products and process. To prepare the students to work for societal transformation with commitment to justice and equality. To inculcate among students a global vision with skills of international competence. The University is situated at the backdrop of Maruthamalai Hills in the Western Ghat range, in a sprawling campus of 1000 acres of land. 15 kms. from the City of Coimbatore. As of now the University has 127 affiliated colleges(13 Government Colleges,16 Aided Colleges,81 Un-Aided Arts and Science Colleges,13 Un-Aided Management Colleges, 3 University Consituent Colleges, and 1 Air Force Administration College). In addition, there are 31 Research Institutes of the State and Central Governments, which are recognized by this University for research purpose. And all these institutions cater to the educational needs of more than 1,50,000 students and research scholars.

Vision: Our vision is to provide Internationally comparable quality higher education to the youth. The aim is not only focused on imparting subject knowledge and skills, but also to mould the students with better conduct and character committed to the societal needs and national development. Enshrined with the motto “Educate to Elevate”. The University strives to realize the vision of India and excel in promoting and protecting the rich heritage of our past and secular ideals of the nation.



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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 Universities 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 758th370th319th52nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 995th546th454th113th
Business, Management and Accounting 760th261st211th49th
Chemistry 782nd518th443rd115th
Computer Science 610th288th220th30th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 638th379th366th101st
Energy 674th462nd397th113th
Engineering 627th366th300th75th
Environmental Science 620th393rd353rd82nd
Mathematics 692nd381st319th80th
Medicine 798th396th329th58th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 882nd456th390th84th
Physics and Astronomy 726th395th331st74th
Social Sciences 621st165th146th7th

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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