Scientometric Profile of Indian Science as Seen Through Science Citation Index – Expanded 2010-2011


Affiliations

  • CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (CSIR-NISTADS), New Delhi, 110012, India
  • CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (CSIR-NISTADS), New Delhi, 110 01, India

Abstract

An analysis of 90958 papers published by Indian scientists and indexed by Science Citation Index-Expanded (SCI-E) during 2010-2011 indicates that academic institutions produced the highest number of papers contributing about 43% of the output. The highest number of papers was published in the discipline of chemical sciences. Highest impact as judged by the values of CPP and RCI was also made by chemical sciences. About 83% papers were published in journals originating froum outse India. US journals were the most preferred choice for publishing papers. About half of the papers were published in medium impact factor journals and 66% papers were cited one or more times. Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) published the highest number of papers; and the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (Bangalore) made the highest impact.

Keywords

Scientometric Profile, Citation Per Paper (CPP), Relative Citation Impact (RCI).

Subject Discipline

Library Management

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