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 +1896th609th450th27th
Arts and Humanities 1667th219th245th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3637th1121st738th48th
Business, Management and Accounting 234th57th45th2nd
Chemistry 2228th729th538th27th
Computer Science 537th156th104th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1634th488th461st15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 419th96th85th3rd
Energy 658th281st221st11th
Engineering +727th253rd184th4th
Environmental Science 1149th390th326th19th
Mathematics 1173rd328th238th21st
Medicine +2484th700th509th21st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3670th1178th890th147th
Physics and Astronomy 1712th474th363rd17th
Social Sciences +766th105th97th1st

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?

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