Indian Institute of Technology, KharagpurUniversity


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Foundation: 1951

Mission: The Institute aligns all its activities to serve national interest and seeks: To provide broad-based education, helping students hone their professional skills and acquire the best-in-class capabilities in their respective disciplines. To draw the best expertise in science, technology, management and law so as to equip students with the skills to visualize, synthesize and execute projects in these fields. To imbibe a spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in its students. To undertake sponsored research and provide consultancy services in industrial, educational and socially relevant areas.

Vision: To be a centre of excellence in education and research, producing global leaders in science, technology and management. To be a hub of knowledge creation that prioritises the frontier areas of national and global importance. To improve the life of every citizen of the country.


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 Universities 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 +548th308th251st32nd
Arts and Humanities +605th162nd156th21st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 742nd376th301st15th
Business, Management and Accounting 229th56th41st2nd
Chemistry 608th338th286th19th
Computer Science 353rd115th85th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +430th241st236th15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 347th99th89th5th
Energy 336th181st146th10th
Engineering +316th141st99th3rd
Environmental Science 395th224th193rd13th
Mathematics 466th173rd129th12th
Medicine +670th308th241st13th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 846th498th439th115th
Physics and Astronomy 527th257th194th10th
Social Sciences +509th107th92nd1st

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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