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.



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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 592nd230th181st18th
Arts and Humanities 615th184th190th28th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 759th320th239th13th
Business, Management and Accounting 236th52nd40th1st
Chemistry 582nd323rd257th20th
Computer Science 328th104th72nd3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 491st235th221st22nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 369th97th89th7th
Energy 395th210th157th15th
Engineering 364th147th99th4th
Environmental Science 497th273rd237th30th
Mathematics 467th183rd132nd7th
Medicine 727th327th261st24th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 807th386th327th51st
Physics and Astronomy 548th228th170th11th
Psychology 725th159th130th6th
Social Sciences 646th183rd160th8th

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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