National Metallurgical LaboratoryGovernment


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Foundation: 1950

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: “To become a global leader and an internationally benchmarked laboratory in mineral and metallurgical research and development. To become a self-sustained technology centre in minerals, metals and materials.” CSIR-NML envisions becoming a self-reliant, self-sufficient R&D laboratory by continuing providing feasible and sustainable solutions to the industries in the areas of metals, minerals and minerals. The laboratory strives to recreate its niche in the areas relevant for empowering the evolving India via catering to the needs of modern India.



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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 Government 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
Chemistry 846th576th503rd148th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 585th328th313th66th
Energy 634th423rd360th100th
Engineering 661st400th334th100th
Physics and Astronomy 822nd488th423rd125th

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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