Publish Date: November 2, 2021
IIT Delhi Wins Clarivate India Research Excellence- Citation Awards 2021
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IIT Delhi has been awarded Clarivate India Research Excellence- Citation Awards 2021 for Research Excellence in Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Sciences category. Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi received the award.
Clarivate, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, awards Institutions, and individual researchers for their outstanding and pioneering research contributions.
Prof Arpan Kumar Kar from the Institute’s Department of Management Studies has also won India Research Excellence- Citation Awards 2021 for Research Excellence in Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Sciences category.
Speaking of the Clarivate Awards to the Institute, Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi said, "These awards tell the story of some remarkable research works that have happened at IIT Delhi. Our researchers are committed to support the nation’s dream of 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' by developing new technologies."
Clarivate has recognized the most influential researchers and institutions in India since 2004. The awards were based on in-depth analysis of data compiled from the Web of Science™ citation index and InCites™ - a research performance benchmarking and analytics tool.
Highly cited research publications that imply high impact research was an important criterion for the analysis, in addition to a series of other bibliometric indicators and a qualitative review of the research output. The analysis was based on publication output during the period 2015-2020.