Contribution and Impact of Indian Agricultural Universities: A Performance: Analysis Using Scientometric Techniques, 2007-11


  • National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (CSIR-NISTADS), New Delhi, 110012, India
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, India
  • Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali, Punjab, 140306, India


The study examined the contribution of twenty agricultural universities to the mainstream scientific literature during 2007-20011 along two distinct, but inter-related dimensions of quantity (number of papers, number of international collaborative papers) and quality of research output (assessed through the citations received) A number of measures are used for inter-field and inter-university comparisons. Inter-field comparisons are made at the level of 10 macro subject fields.


Indian Agricultural Universities, Impact of Research, International Collaboration, Inter-Field Comparisons, Inter-University Comparison.

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Library Management

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