Indian Institute of Technology, KanpurUniversity


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Foundation: 1959

Mission: To pursue excellence in education, research and innovation by: Enabling a creative and dynamic learning environment, Developing sustainable research solutions for the benefit of the nation, Building bridges between the academia, industry and society, Fostering entrepreneurial spirit and skill, Nurturing leadership qualities with sense of commitment and accountability, and Inculcating values and ethics in thought, expression and deed.

Vision: To create, disseminate and translate knowledge in science, engineering and allied disciplines that will best serve the society.



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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 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 720th334th284th39th
Arts and Humanities 639th200th202nd33rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 748th309th229th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 436th95th81st10th
Chemistry 605th345th278th26th
Computer Science 475th174th117th11th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 550th293rd278th45th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 642nd260th223rd33rd
Energy 533rd327th269th48th
Engineering 475th223rd163rd12th
Environmental Science 514th290th253rd39th
Mathematics 503rd209th153rd8th
Medicine 752nd351st285th33rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 610th216th179th20th
Physics and Astronomy 616th286th225th24th
Social Sciences 738th266th239th27th

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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