Kumaun UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1973

Mission: The mission of our University is the creation, dissemination and proliferation of knowledge to all sects of the society. As a leading centre of academic excellence our purpose is:  to develop hidden gems of tomorrow;  to be the premier regional higher education provider offering quality employability-based programmes on accessible terms delivered through the most innovative technologies and studentcentric learning techniques;  to transform the way people think and do things through education, research and service in the best interest of region and state in particular and country and universe in general;  the discovery, communication, and preservation of knowledge and cultural heritage. We value integrity, quality, and teamwork in everything we do and address the social, cultural, and economic needs of our community and our society;  to make a significant, sustainable and socially responsible contribution to Uttarakhand, India and the World, promoting personal growth and a passion for learning;  to create an atmosphere where students can earn while they learn;  to develop an academic, administrative and research work culture where we ‘think Globally and act Locally’.

Vision: Our University values students, faculty and staff from different backgrounds, faiths, traditions and is committed for creating an atmosphere of trust, safety and respect in a community characterized by a rich diversity of people and ideas for the fullest development of the whole person by inculcation of moral values. We aim:  to be a bold and dynamic community, with a “no walls” culture and a spirit of enterprise which strives for positive influence and impact through our education, research and service which will help us in achieving international distinction for creativity, innovation and excellence;  to be established as a University, known for the quality of teaching and learning, with a particular commitment to education for employment and harmonisation with the various professions, business, industry and Government;  to deliver superior customer service to all stake holders with the goal of attracting, developing, motivating, and retaining a diverse workforce in a supportive work environment;  to provide an excellent, relevant and responsive education across a wide range of discipline in baccalaureate, postgraduate and professional education to students from all backgrounds from Uttarakhand and around the country.

History: kunainital.ac.in


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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 857th461st410th93rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 932nd488th396th80th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 539th282nd267th37th
Environmental Science 796th554th512th168th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1035th585th507th135th

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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