National Institute of Technology RourkelaUniversity


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Foundation: 1961

Mission: To advance and spread knowledge in the area of science and technology leading to creation of wealth and welfare of humanity.

Vision: To become an internationally acclaimed institution of higher learning that will serve as a source of knowledge and expertise for the society and be a preferred destination for undergraduate and graduate studies.


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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 847th452nd401st87th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 863rd422nd332nd43rd
Business, Management and Accounting 539th130th106th15th
Chemistry 721st458th386th84th
Computer Science 543rd226th164th22nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 500th244th230th25th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 596th220th196th27th
Energy 531st325th267th46th
Engineering 494th239th175th16th
Environmental Science 595th368th328th67th
Mathematics 585th277th218th23rd
Medicine 766th365th298th39th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 495th142nd111th7th
Physics and Astronomy 704th373rd310th58th
Social Sciences 788th314th284th40th

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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