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Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Delhi, tops in Nature Ranking Index 2020

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Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) ranked first in the Nature Ranking Index 2020. All the institutions are ranked on the basis of total research output from december 01, 2018 to 30th November , 2019.CSIR tops scientific researchNumbers in research output
Numbers in research output are designated by total citations in numbers and shares which indicates the sharing percentage per article.

Subjects related with research

  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • Physical Science
  • Chemistry
  • Life Science

Rank, Share & Count


RankInstitution CountShare Percentage (SP)
1Council of Scientific and industrial Research(CSIR)14287.74
2Indian Institute of science (IISC)21183.61
3Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)23262.18


Ideas given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
To research on topics like 5G, artificial intelligence, water conservation, malnutrition, use science and technology for betterment of farmers and manufacture of low cost and durable batteries for renewable energy storage.

Gist of CSIR
It consists of 4600 scientists, 38 laboratories and about 8000 scientific and technical personnel across the country. On a yearly average it files about 200 Indian patents and 250 foreign patents.

About CSIR
Director General- Dr Shekhar Mande
President- Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi
Location- New Delhi