GUWAHATI, Dec 2 – Japan’s Keio University website ‘Nature Index’ has listed the Cotton College State University (CCSU) as the 91st institution of the world with two publications in the area of “high-quality scientific articles” during the period September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014, informed CCSU Vice Chancellor Prof Dhruba Saikia.
In a communication mailed to this correspondent, Prof Saikia said that in the North-east region, IIT Guwahati has done the best with 23 publications, followed by Tezpur University with 13 publications; Assam University has three, CCSU, NEHU and Gauhati University each have two publications, while Dibrugarh University has one publication.
Among the Indian universities, the University of Hyderabad has topped the list with 32 publications, while among the IITs, IIT Bombay has topped the list with 67 publications.
The leading single institutions are Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and Indian Institute of Science with 171 and 150 publications respectively.
For comparison, in China, there are nine universities with over 200 publications during the same period, the highest being 812 for Peking University. In the US, there are 75 institutions with at least 200 publications during the period, with the highest being 2574 for Harvard, Saikia said.