MAPPING LIFE SCIENCES RESEARCH OF INDIA

Tariq Ahmad Shah

Abstract


Life Sciences research in India is mapped from journal literature indexed for four years in BIOSIS Biological Abstracts (2000-2003).Reveals India with 37202 papers, roughly 2.5% of the global output, occupying 10th rank among 179 contributing countries. Researchers over 2400 institutions located in 32 states/union territories have authored papers in 1960 journals published across 61 countries. About 51% of research papers have appeared in 85 Indian journals. Less than 55% of papers are published in journals indexed in Journal Citation Report. Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra & Delhi based scientists have published highest number of papers from India. About 90% of papers are co-authored with highest share of 2 and 3-authored papers. In all, Indian research shows an overall growth rate of 4.4% during the period with an annual average increment of 1.46%.


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