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Foundation: 1937

Mission: To emerge as a centre of academic excellence through holistic education and development of right skills. To be recognized as the hub of original research and innovative thinking that caters to the needs of the Industry and Policy Makers. To strengthen the Consultancy services of the University through a full-fledged University- Industry tie-up and thereby tap resources of the Industry for its teaching, research and extension services. To actively respond to the momentous issues of our society and socio-political environment of the world. To transform our traditional University into a University of global standard that makes significant contribution at the international level. To ensure that Departments and centres in the University have autonomy within the frame work of the established system and facilitate the same choice to the affiliated colleges. To produce young entrepreneurs who can provide job opportunities rather than be job seekers. To be known across the globe for the diversity of its teachers and students, and the quality and employability of its graduates, in diverse fields. To produce internationally known leaders, scholars/scientists and sports persons.

Vision: To have institutional autonomy and academic freedom. To have strong but impartial public governance. To be campus rooted but internationally oriented. To be knowledge based and student centred. To be research driven and learning focused. To be quality and cost conscious but socially responsible. To be technologically sophisticated but community dependent. To be professionally attuned but humanly sensitive and above all. To be publicly accountable and socially committed.



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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 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 841st447th396th84th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 971st524th432nd102nd
Business, Management and Accounting 897th383rd329th106th
Chemistry 636th375th304th37th
Computer Science 647th325th255th48th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 604th347th332nd78th
Energy 692nd476th412th123rd
Engineering 616th355th289th66th
Environmental Science 635th408th368th90th
Mathematics 618th308th248th38th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 820th399th339th59th
Physics and Astronomy 722nd391st327th71st
Social Sciences 844th367th334th67th

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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