Periyar UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1997

Mission: Provide a vibrant learning environment, fostering innovation and creativity inspired by cutting edge research; Aspire to be a national leader in developing educated contributors, career ready learners and global citizens; Provide well equipped facilities for teaching, research, administration and student life; Have well defined autonomous governance structure; and To make a significant, consistent and sustainable contribution towards social, cultural and economic life in Tamil Nadu, India.

Vision: Periyar University aims towards excellence in education, research, promoting invention, innovation and preserving cultural identity for future generation.



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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 796th406th355th64th
Arts and Humanities 506th96th99th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 982nd533rd443rd105th
Business, Management and Accounting 842nd334th282nd79th
Chemistry 748th485th413th98th
Computer Science 748th426th355th118th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 554th297th282nd48th
Energy 701st485th420th127th
Engineering 657th396th330th96th
Environmental Science 693rd465th423rd122nd
Mathematics 673rd363rd301st68th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 980th545th471st122nd
Physics and Astronomy 704th373rd310th58th
Social Sciences 751st279th252nd29th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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